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July 13th, 2013 Results

Taylor wins number four.

Greg Taylor wins his forth VRA Sprint Car Feature and moves into third in points.

Joshua Vogt wins another IMCA Modified Feature.

Scott Dinger wins his forth Hobby Stock Feature.

Eric Griffin wins his first Sport Compact Main.

Wally Pankratz wins another Focus Main.

Cody Majors wins his first Mod Lite Feature.

(July14th, Cliff Morgan, Ventura Raceway) OXNARD, CA - Another night of exciting short track racing took place at Ventura Raceway on Saturday July 13 as the racers returned to action after a two week break to hold our Speedway Bike Race and a Fairgrounds activity last week . Once again fans and teams were treated to fast and furious racing on Ventura's red clay oval track.

Greg Taylor returned to VRA action and went on to take the 30 lap feature over hard charging Guy Woodward, Rick Hendrix, Troy Rutherford and Rob Kershaw who did everything they could to try to catch him. Taylor started fourth and quickly moved to the front of the 15-car field. Kershaw led lap one to six but Taylor passed him on lap seven and was out in front to stay. Three heat races were run with wins being taken by Luke Boles in heat one, Greg Taylor in heat two and Rick Hendrix in heart three. The night's ended with Guy Woodward retaking the point lead by 20 points over Tom Hendricks. .

IMCA Modified racing continued to be the Joshua Vogt show. Once again he started toward the back in 8th position but he raced to the front taking the lead on lap 16 to take his seventh win in 2013. When the race was complete the results saw Vogt on top followed by Brad Prows, Donald Houghton, Dylan Coffee and Aaron Rodarte. Two heat races were run with the wins going to Josh Vogt in heat one and James Stowe in heat two.

The new VRA Hobby Stock Class continued to grow with nine cars in attendance. Point leader Scott Dinger took another win in their 20-lap feature. He battled with Tom Stephens Jr. and Gary Curtis for the first 12 laps before getting to the lead and going on to take his fourth win of the season. Stephens Jr, Curtis, Randal Dougan and Ernie Malone followed Dinger across the line. One heat race was run with the win going to Scott Dinger. After seven races in 2013 Scott Dinger holds a 150-point lead over Gary Curtis.

VRA Mod Lite action saw Cody Majors take his first Mod Lite win in the 20 lap main event over Jeffrey Fry, Mike Kornder, Ricky Lewis Kim Lewis. Dave Dotson took their one heat race. Ricky Lewis leads Dave Dotson by 155 points in the point race after five races in 2013.

VRA Focus Midgets saw Wally Pankratz take the 20 lap feature win over point leader Brennan Rogers, Austin Blair, Courtney Crone and Robert Sumpter. Pankratz also took their one heat race.

The final group racing Saturday night was the VRA Sport Compacts. Eric Griffin took his first ever win in VRA Sport Compacts over point leader Zack Peterson, Andrew Greiman, Bruce Fink and Heath Morton. Griffin also took their one heat race win.. Peterson leads the series by 335 points over James Adler after seven races.

Ventura Raceway will be back in action next Saturday night July 20 with the ARP Battle at the Beach for VRA/USAC Midgets. Also racing that night will be VRA Senior Sprints, Dwarf Cars, Hobby Stocks, Go Karts and our Kids Classes.

Ventura Raceway Race Results for 07/13/2013
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VRA Sprint Cars
Race #8 07/13/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Greg Taylor, Ventura, 30 Laps; 2. Guy Woodward, Santa Clarita, 30 Laps; 3. Rick Hendrix, Palmdale, 30 Laps; 4. Troy Rutherford, Ojai, 30 Laps; 5. Rob Kershaw, Oak Park, 30 Laps; 6. Tom Hendricks, Simi Valley, 30 Laps; 7. Dakota Kershaw, Oak Park, 30 Laps; 8. Luke Boles, Goleta, 30 Laps; 9. Bruce Douglass, Ventura, 29 Laps; 10. Kyle Smith, Moorpark, 29 Laps; 11. Chris Meredith, Thousand Oaks, 29 Laps; 12. David Taylor Jr., Moorpark, 29 Laps; 13. George Morris, 28 Laps; 14. Steve Brown, Ontario, Ca, 28 Laps; 15. Adam Frith-Smith, Llano. Ca, 15 Laps; 16. Richard Ortega Jr, Camarillo, Did not show; 17. Derek Buckley, Ojai, Did not show
Lap Leaders: Rob Kershaw (1-6), Greg Taylor (7-30)

Heat Race Winners: Extreme Mufflers Heat 1: Luke Boles; Saldana Racing Products Heat 2: Greg Taylor; BR Motorsports Heat 3: Rick Hendrix

Keizer Aluminum Wheels High Point Award: Luke Boles
K&N Engineering Hard Charger Award: Troy Rutherford
DJ Safety Hard Luck Award: Derek Buckley

Top 10 in points: 1. Guy Woodward, 1695; 2. Tom Hendricks, 1675; 3. Greg Taylor, 1640; 4. Kyle Smith, 1305; 5. Luke Boles, 1265; 6. David Taylor Jr., 1115; 7. Rick Hendrix, 1090; 8. Austin DeBlauw, 965; 9. Bruce Douglass, 880; 10. John Nock, 860


IMCA Modifieds
Race #9 07/13/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Joshua Vogt, Santa Maria, 20 Laps; 2. Brad Prows, Oak View, 20 Laps; 3. Donald Houghton, Rosamond, 20 Laps; 4. Daylan Coffey, Santa Maria, 20 Laps; 5. Aaron Rodarte, Ventura, 20 Laps; 6. Austin Rodarte, Ventura, 20 Laps; 7. Dennis Eckert, Canyon Country, 20 Laps; 8. Robbie Witwer, Ridgecrest, 20 Laps; 9. Robbie Brand, Barstow, 20 Laps; 10. James Stowe, Ridgecrest, 20 Laps; 11. Jack Parker, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 12. David Phipps, 20 Laps; 13. Mark Davis, Ventura, 20 Laps; 14. Steve Bulpitt, Culver City, 19 Laps; 15. Tom Topping, Eagle Rock, 19 Laps; 16. Justin Crockett, Arroyo Grande, 18 Laps
Lap Leaders: Steve Bulpitt (1-3), James Stowe (4-7), Brad Prows (8-15), Joshua Vogt (16-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Joshua Vogt; Heat 2: James Stowe

Oldies Speed Shop Hard Charger Award: Dennis Eckert
Oldies Speed Shop Hard Luck Award: Justin Crockett

Top 10 in points: 1. Brad Prows, 322; 1. Robbie Witwer, 322; 3. Joshua Vogt, 319; 4. Jack Parker, 316; 5. James Stowe, 299; 6. Mark Davis, 286; 7. Dennis Eckert, 285; 8. Steve Bulpitt, 263; 9. David Phipps, 222; 10. Aaron Rodarte, 212


VRA Hobby Stocks
Race #7 07/13/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Scott Dinger, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 2. Tom Stephens Jr, Ventura, 20 Laps; 3. Gary Curtis, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 4. Randal Dougan, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 5. Ernie Malone, Ojai, 20 Laps; 6. David Heurung, 20 Laps; 7. Mike Stanford, 20 Laps; 8. Sam Garvin, Oxnard, 12 Laps; 9. James Brown, Oxnard, Did not show
Lap Leaders: Tom Stephens Jr (1-12), Scott Dinger (13-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Scott Dinger

Top 10 in points: 1. Scott Dinger, 1690; 2. Gary Curtis, 1540; 3. David Heurung, 1440; 4. Ernie Malone, 1385; 5. Tom Stephens Jr, 1175; 6. Randal Dougan, 570; 7. Sam Garvin, 490; 8. Danny Quinn, 255; 9. James Brown, 210; 10. Joe Humphrey, 190


VRA Sport Compacts
Race #7 07/13/2013

Main Event Results: Finish under review
Lap Leaders: Eric Griffin (1), Heath Morton (2-3), Andrew Greiman (4-8), Heath Morton (9-10), Eric Griffin (11-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Eric Griffin

Top 10 in points: Standings to be determined after review of finish


Mod Lite
Race #6 07/13/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Cody Majors, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 2. Jeffrey Fry, Hawthorne, 20 Laps; 3. Mike Kornder, 19 Laps; 4. Ricky Lewis, Oxnard, 19 Laps; 5. Kim Lewis, Woodland Hills, 18 Laps; 6. Dave Dotson, Thousand Oaks, 5 Laps; 7. Mike Lewis, Sunland, 0 Laps
Lap Leaders: Mike Kornder (1), Dave Dotson (2), Cody Majors (3-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Dave Dotson

Top 10 in points: 1. Ricky Lewis, 1410; 2. Dave Dotson, 1365; 3. Jeffrey Fry, 1285; 4. Kim Lewis, 905; 5. Mike Gilmore, 795; 6. Kris Kornder, 595; 7. Cody Majors, 255; 8. Mike Kornder, 215; 9. Kris Kurisaki, 175; 10. Mike Lewis, 155


Ford Focus
Race #8 07/13/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Wally Pankratz, Orange, 20 Laps; 2. Brennan Rogers, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 3. Austin Blair, 20 Laps; 4. Courtney Crone, Corona, 20 Laps; 5. Robert Sumpter, 6 Laps
Lap Leaders: Wally Pankratz (1-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Wally Pankratz

Top 10 in points: 1. Brennan Rogers, 1850; 2. Wally Pankratz, 1775; 3. Ashley Hazelton, 715; 4. Courtney Crone, 625; 5. Christine Breckenridge, 405; 6. Austin Blair, 215; 7. Steve Brown, 210; 8. Clayton Ruston, 195; 9. Robert Sumpter, 185; 10. Darin McCard, 0; 10. Dakota Kershaw, 0; 10. Greg Foster, 0; 10. Alexander Bissett, 0; 10. Cory Elliot, 0


13 VRA Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, Hobby Stocks, Sport Compacts, Mod Lites, Focus Midgets, Sport Mods,
20 Battle at the Beach - VRA Midgets, Senior Sprints, Dwarf Cars, Hobby Stocks, Go-Karts, Junior Midgets & Mini Dwarfs
31 VENTURA COUNTY FAIR Motorcycles & Quads (Oval & Motocross tracks)
1 VENTURA COUNTY FAIR VRA Midgets, Dwarf Cars, Hobby Stocks, Demolition Derby
24 Food Share Night - Vendor's Cup VRA Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, Hobby Stocks, Sport Compacts, Mod Lites, Go-Karts
31 Motorcycles & Quads (Oval & Motocross tracks)
7 VRA Midgets, Senior Sprints, Hobby Stocks, Sport Compacts, Junior Midgets & Mini Dwarfs
14 VRA Midgets, Hobby Stocks, Mod Lites, Focus Midgets, Go-Karts, Quads, Sport Mods, Junior Midgets & Mini Dwarfs
21 VRA Sprint Cars, Senior Sprints, Dwarf Cars, IMCA Modifieds, Hobby Stocks, Sport Compacts
28 Battle at the Beach - VRA /USAC Midgets, IMCA Modifieds, Mod Lites, Focus Midgets, Sport Mods, Junior Midgets & Mini Dwarfs

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