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June 2nd, 2012 Results

Clark Templeman III wins the VRA Sprint Feature starting from the 15th position.

Bruce Douglass wins the Senior Sprint Car Main.

Dennis Eckert dominated the IMCA Modified Main.

Zack Peterson wins his first Sport Compact Main.

Richard Renken drove his Go Kart to a Feature Win.

Saturday night June 2, saw another great night of exciting dirt track racing as four drivers took their first win in 2012 and two of those four took their first Ventura win ever. First time winners included Dennis Eckert in IMCA Modifieds and Zachary Peterson in Sport Compacts.

In Sprint car action Clark Templeman III took his first VRA 360 Sprint Car race win of the 2012 season Saturday night June 2. He came from the 15th to catch and pass Brian Camarillo on lap 27. Camarillo led lap 28 but had motor issues on the restart and Templeman took the lead back and went on to take the win in another exciting wide open night of sprint car action. Following Templeman across the line were Kyle Smith, Bruce Douglass, Tom Hendricks and Jeremy Ellertson. The night saw three heat races run, with wins going to Jeremy Ellertson in the Extreme Muffler Heat One, Victor Davis in the LRB Manufacturing Heat Two and Brian Camarillo in BR Motorsports Heat Three. Smith's second place finish in the feature keeps him out front in the season long battle to
see who will be VRA Champ in 2012 by 100 points over Brian Camarillo after six races.

IMCA Modifieds resumed their 2012 season with an eight car field. Dennis Eckert took his first Ventura win over Jack Parker, Donald Houghton, Brad Prows and Mark Davis. Heat race wins went to Dennis Eckert in the Extreme Muffler Heat One and Jack Parker in the Speedway Engineering Heat Two. Jack Parker leads the series by 7 points over
Brad Prows after 6 races.

VRA Senior Sprints raced Saturday night with heat race wins going to Wally Pankratz in Spin Tech Mufflers Heat One and Clif Warren in LRB Manufacturing Heat Two. The 20 lap feature went to Bruce Douglass followed by his team mate Victor Davis. Following Douglass and Davis to the line in a green white checker race were Clif Warren, Wally Pankratz and Leroy Anderson. Victor Davis continues to lead the point race by 105 over Clif Warren after 5 races in the 2012 season.

VRA Go-Karts continued their season with two heat races and their 15 lap feature all on the big track going to Richard Renken followed by Mike Evans, Justin Raper Johnny Conely and Kenny Byers Jr. The two heat races went to Mike Evans and Matt Jones. After four races Kenny Byers Jr. leads the point race by 25 points over Cody Nigh.

The final adult group racing Saturday was our VRA Sport Compact class. Zachary Peterson took his first ever win in his number 96. Following him across the line were Mike Stanford, James Adler, Michaela Stanton and Brad Long. One heat race was run with the win going to Jess Carlucci. Jess Carlucci continues to lead the season point race by 20 points over James Adler and Peterson, who's win tied him with Adler for second.

Ventura Raceway returns next Saturday June 9 with its second motorcycle race of the season. Last race saw 175 riders race in 22 classes on the oval, road course and motocross course...

Ventura Raceway Race Results for 06/02/2012

VRA Sprint Cars
Race #6 06/02/2012

Main Event Results: 1. Clark Templeman III, Santa Clarita, 30 Laps; 2. Kyle Smith, Moorpark, 30 Laps; 3. Bruce Douglass, Ventura, 30 Laps; 4. Tom Hendricks, Simi Valley, 30 Laps; 5. Jeremy Ellertson, Lawndale, 30 Laps; 6. Victor Davis, Simi Valley, 30 Laps; 7. Jeff Fillingame, Santa Paula, 30 Laps; 8. John Nock, Newhall, 30 Laps; 9. Brian Camarillo, Camarillo, 29 Laps; 10. Connor Cantrell, Santa Clarita, 29 Laps; 11. Leroy Anderson, Las Vegas, 29 Laps; 12. Adam Frith-Smith, Llano. Ca, 27 Laps; 13. Russel Deblauw, Ventura, 27 Laps; 14. Richard Ortega Jr, Camarillo, 17 Laps; 15. Jeff Culver, Lompoc, 5 Laps; 16. Chris Meredith, Thousand Oaks, 5 Laps; 17. Guy Woodward, Santa Clarita, Did not start; 18. Ed Schwarz, Santa Fe Springs, Did not start
Lap Leaders: Brian Camarillo (1-26), Clark Templeman III (27), Brian Camarillo (28), Clark Templeman III (29-30)

Heat Race Winners: Extreme Mufflers Heat 1: Jeremy Ellertson; LRB Manufacturing Heat 2: Victor Davis; BR Motorsports Heat 3: Brian Camarillo

Weld Racing Hard Charger: Clark Templeman III
DJ Safety Hard Luck: Brian Camarillo

Top 10 in points: 1. Kyle Smith, 1205; 2. Brian Camarillo, 1005; 3. John Nock, 1000; 4. Clark Templeman III, 995; 5. Tom Hendricks, 990; 6. Bruce Douglass, 900; 7. Troy Rutherford, 715; 8. Jeremy Ellertson, 675; 9. Guy Woodward, 605; 9. Victor Davis, 605


VRA Senior Sprints
Race #6 06/02/2012

Main Event Results: 1. Bruce Douglass, Ventura, 20 Laps; 2. Victor Davis, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 3. Cliff Warren, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 4. Wally Pankratz, Orange, 20 Laps; 5. Leroy Anderson, Las Vegas, 20 Laps; 6. Ed Schwarz, Santa Fe Springs, 20 Laps; 7. Chris Meredith, Thousand Oaks, 19 Laps; 8. Greg Andrews, Fillmore, Ca, 19 Laps; 9. Wayne Heurung, Did not start; 10. David Taylor Sr, Moorepark, Did not start
Lap Leaders: Bruce Douglass (1-20)

Heat Race Winners: Spin Tech Mufflers Heat 1: Wally Pankratz; LRB Manufacturing Heat 2: Cliff Warren

DJ Safety Hard Luck: Wayne Heurung

Top 10 in points: 1. Victor Davis, 1215; 2. Cliff Warren, 1110; 3. Bruce Douglass, 1100; 4. Chris Meredith, 965; 5. Ed Schwarz, 795; 6. Wally Pankratz, 775; 7. Wayne Heurung, 680; 8. Greg Andrews, 470; 9. Mike Cook, 355; 10. Mark Smokey Stover, 335


IMCA Modifieds
Race #6 06/02/2012

Main Event Results: 1. Dennis Eckert, Canyon Country, 20 Laps; 2. Jack Parker, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 3. Donald Houghton, Rosamond, 20 Laps; 4. Brad Prows, Oak View, 20 Laps; 5. Mark Davis, Ventura, 19 Laps; 6. Wayne Heurung, Ventura, 19 Laps; 7. Steve Bulpitt, Culver City, 18 Laps; 8. Chuck Costabile, Simi Valley, 17 Laps
Lap Leaders: Dennis Eckert (1-20)

Heat Race Winners: Extreme Mufflers Heat 1: Dennis Eckert; Speedway Engineering Heat 2: Jack Parker

Oldies Speed Shop Hard Charger Award: Jack Parker
Oldies Speed Shop Hard Luck Award: Steve Bulpitt

Top 10 in points: 1. Jack Parker, 219; 2. Brad Prows, 212; 3. Wayne Heurung, 199; 4. Mark Davis, 190; 5. Chuck Costabile, 186; 6. Austin Rodarte, 143; 7. Aaron Rodarte, 135; 8. Steve Bulpitt, 115; 9. Gary Curtis, 111; 10. Tom Topping, 102


VRA Sport Compacts
Race #4 06/02/2012

Main Event Results: 1. Zachary Peterson, Oxnard, 20 Laps; 2. Mike Stanford, 20 Laps; 3. James Adler, 20 Laps; 4. Michaela Stanton, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 5. Brad Long, Burbank, 20 Laps; 6. John Butcher, Santa Barbara, 20 Laps; 7. Jess Carlucci, Camarillo, 12 Laps; 8. Bud Crudo, 8 Laps
Lap Leaders: James Adler (1), Zachary Peterson (2-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Jess Carlucci

Top 10 in points: 1. Jess Carlucci, 860; 2. James Adler, 840; 2. Zachary Peterson, 840; 4. Brad Long, 755; 5. John Butcher, 670; 6. Michaela Stanton, 650; 7. Mike Stanford, 410; 8. Heath Morton, 330; 9. Bud Crudo, 305; 10. Gary Curtis, 260; 10. Trevor Fitzgibbon, 260


Race #4 06/02/2012

Main Event Results: 1. Richard Renken, Thousand Oaks, 15 Laps; 2. Mike Evans, 15 Laps; 3. Justin Raper, Paso Robles, 15 Laps; 4. Johnny Conley, Oxnard, 15 Laps; 5. Kenny Byers Jr, Ventura, 15 Laps; 6. Chris Gibb, Lakewood, 15 Laps; 7. Henry Ito, 15 Laps; 8. Dillon Ito, Newberry Park, 15 Laps; 9. Cody Nigh, Camarillo, 15 Laps; 10. Taylor Haley, Santa Paula, Ca, 15 Laps; 11. Steven Ito, Ventura, 9 Laps; 12. Ashley Hazelton, Northridge, 2 Laps; 13. Matt Jones, Did not start
Lap Leaders: Richard Renken (1-15)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Mike Evans; Heat 2: Matt Jones

Top 10 in points: 1. Kenny Byers Jr, 820; 2. Cody Nigh, 795; 3. Ashley Hazelton, 780; 4. Justin Raper, 700; 5. Tyler Stover, 465; 6. Dillon Ito, 460; 7. Taylor Haley, 355; 8. Henry Ito, 335; 9. Steven Ito, 330; 10. Richard Renken, 255


Report Created by Ventura Raceway Scoring Program
Report Created: 06/02/2012 23:25



5 VRA Midgets, Senior Sprints, IMCA Modifieds & Focus Midgets
12 Motorcycles & Quads (Oval & Motocross tracks)
19 VRA Sprints, IMCA Modifieds, Sport Compacts, Mod Lites, Go Karts & Quads
26 VRA Midgets, Dwarf Cars, Focus Midgets, Mod Lites, Junior Midgets & Mini Dwarfs

2 VRA Sprints, Senior Sprints, IMCA Modifieds, Sport Compacts & Go Karts
9 Motorcycles & Quads (Oval & Motocross tracks)
16 VRA Midgets(ARP Battle at the Beach #2), Senior Sprints, IMCA Modifieds, Sport Compacts, Go Karts & Quads
23 VRA Sprints, Dwarf Cars, Focus Midgets, Mod Lites, Junior Midgets & Mini Dwarfs

14 VRA Midgets, Senior Sprints, Dwarf Cars, Focus Midgets, Go Karts, Junior Midgets & Mini Dwarfs
21 VRA Sprints (All Coast Challenge #2), IMCA Modifieds, Sport Compacts, Focus Midgets & Quads

1 Wednesday: VRA Midgets(ARP Battle at the Beach #3), Sport Compacts, Focus Midgets, Go Karts & Demolition Derby
2 Thursday: IMCA Modifieds, Dwarf Cars, Junior Midgets, Mini Dwarf & Demolition Derby

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