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September 7, 2013 Results

Gardner almost unbeatable at Ventura

Ronnie Gardner, friends and crew enjoy another feature win.

Clif Warren is unbeatable in Senior Sprints so far this season with another win, that's nine so far.

David Heurung wins his first ever Hobby Stock feature main.

Zack Peterson wins another Sport Compact feature main.

Nick Velasquez wins another Junior Midget feature main.

J. D. Brown wins another Supercharger Mini Dwarf Car feature main.

Zack Chavez wins the Piston Mini Dwarf Car feature main.

September 9th, Ventura Raceway, Cliff Morgan) OXNARD, CA - Saturday night September 7, at Ventura Raceway was another night of exciting racing. Despite a smaller than normal car count, the racing was top notch in four adult classes and three kids classes.

VRA Midget action headlined the night with eleven midgets signed in to compete. Ronnie Gardner made it clear once again that he was at the top of his game by winning heat one and then gong on to take the 30 lap feature over Rick Hendrix, Kyle Smith, Jake Swanson and Josh Lakatos. Gardner took the lead from early race leader Kyle Smith on lap 4 and was never passed until the checkered flag flew. Also taking a heat race win was Bobbie Michonowicz. Gardner leads Jake Swanson by 50 points after eight races in the season point race.

In VRA Senior Sprint point leader Clif Warren continued his undefeated season with his ninth win in a row Saturday night. He has been unbeatable all season as he sets a new VRA record with each win. He also took the win in their one heat race. Wally Pankratz took the early lead but his engine gave out and Warren took the lead for good and went on to take the win over Steve Brown, Chris Meredith, Wally Pankratz and Dave Marini. After 9 races Warren leads Chris Meredith by 305 points.

VRA Hobby Stocks were back in action and a new winner was on the podium for the second race in a row. Saturday night is was David Heurung taking the 20 lap feature over point leader Scott Dinger, James Brown, Tom Stephens Jr., and Ernie Malone. Scott Dinger took their one heat race and continues to lead in the season long point race by 265 points over David Heurung after eleven races

Sport Compact action saw Zack Peterson get back to his winning ways with a 20 lap win over James Adler, Andrew Greiman, Mira Cook and Bruce Fink. Peterson also took the win in their one heat race. He holds a 535 point lead in the season point race over James Adler as he goes for a second championship in a row.

In kidsí action, J D Brown took another heat race and feature win over Will Mimms and first time racer Sandy Brown in Supercharger competition. In Pistons Class racing Zack Chavez took the win over Garrett Egan, Dylan Neal and Brandon Velasquez. Garrett Egan took their heat race win. In Junior Midgets, Nick
Velasquez took another win in their 15 lap feature over Mike Long. Mike long took the heat race win.

Racing continues in the 2013 season next Saturday September 24 with a full program of racing featuring VRA Midgets, Hobby Stocks, Focus Midgets, Mod Lites, Go Karts, Quads and our kids classes.

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Ventura Raceway Race Results for 09/07/2013
MYLAPS Data for 09/07/2013:

VRA Midgets
Race #8 09/07/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Ronnie Gardner, Norco, Ca, 30 Laps; 2. Rick Hendrix, Palmdale, 30 Laps; 3. Kyle Smith, Moorpark, 30 Laps; 4. Jake Swanson, Anaheim, 30 Laps; 5. Josh Lakatos, Pasadena, 30 Laps; 6. Randi Pankratz, Atascadero, 30 Laps; 7. Jimmy Voitel, Covna, 30 Laps; 8. Ron Bach, Santa Paula, 23 Laps; 9. Bruce Douglass, Ventura, 9 Laps; 10. Bobby Michnowicz, Torrance, Did not start; 11. Brent Owens, Covina, Did not show
Lap Leaders: Kyle Smith (1-3), Ronnie Gardner (4-30)

Heat Race Winners: Super Shox Heat 1: Ronnie Gardner; Schroeder Racing Products Heat 2: Bobby Michnowicz

Keizer Aluminum Wheels High Point Award: Ronnie Gardner
K&N Engineering Hard Charger Award: Jake Swanson
DJ Safety Hard Luck Award: Brent Owens

Top 10 in points: 1. Ronnie Gardner, 1740; 2. Jake Swanson, 1690; 3. Randi Pankratz, 1420; 4. Kyle Smith, 1360; 5. Rick Hendrix, 1345; 6. Bruce Douglass, 1245; 7. Cody Swanson, 1225; 8. Kyle Edwards, 950; 9. David Prickett, 790; 10. Cory Kruseman, 515


VRA Senior Sprints
Race #9 09/07/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Cliff Warren, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 2. Steve Brown, Ontario, Ca, 20 Laps; 3. Chris Meredith, Thousand Oaks, 20 Laps; 4. Wally Pankratz, Orange, 11 Laps; 5. David Marini, Holtville, 4 Laps
Lap Leaders: Wally Pankratz (1-6), Cliff Warren (7-20)

Heat Race Winners: SpinTech Mufflers Heat 1: Cliff Warren

Top 10 in points: 1. Cliff Warren, 2250; 2. Chris Meredith, 1945; 3. Steve Brown, 1605; 4. Mike Cook, 1470; 5. Wally Pankratz, 1145; 6. Ed Schwarz, 1080; 7. Greg Andrews, 920; 8. David Marini, 565; 9. Rob Kershaw, 240; 10. Victor Davis, 200


VRA Hobby Stocks
Race #11 09/07/2013

Main Event Results: 1. David Heurung, 20 Laps; 2. Scott Dinger, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 3. James Brown, Oxnard, 20 Laps; 4. Tom Stephens Jr, Ventura, 20 Laps; 5. Ernie Malone, Ojai, 10 Laps; 6. Sam Garvin, Oxnard, 1 Lap
Lap Leaders: David Heurung (1-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Scott Dinger

Top 10 in points: 1. Scott Dinger, 2575; 2. David Heurung, 2310; 3. Ernie Malone, 2150; 4. Gary Curtis, 2135; 5. Tom Stephens Jr, 1985; 6. Sam Garvin, 1155; 7. James Brown, 980; 8. Mike Stanford, 740; 9. Randal Dougan, 570; 10. Danny Quinn, 515


VRA Sport Compacts
Race #9 09/07/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Zachary Peterson, Oxnard, 20 Laps; 2. James Adler, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 3. Andrew Greiman, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 4. Mira Cook, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 5. Bruce Fink, Port Hueneme, 20 Laps; 6. Mike Stanford, 12 Laps
Lap Leaders: Zachary Peterson (1-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Zachary Peterson

Top 10 in points: 1. Zachary Peterson, 2200; 2. James Adler, 1765; 3. Andrew Greiman, 1715; 4. Mira Cook, 1610; 5. Mike Stanford, 1435; 6. Bruce Fink, 1310; 7. Eric Griffin, 650; 8. Heath Morton, 435; 9. Joel Chavez Jr., 350; 10. Cameron Dougan, 310


VRA Junior Midgets
Race #7 09/07/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Nick Velasquez, Camarillo, 15 Laps; 2. Mike Long, Thousand Oaks, 15 Laps
Lap Leaders: Mike Long (1-10), Nick Velasquez (11-15)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Mike Long

Top 10 in points: 1. Nick Velasquez, 1540; 2. Mike Long, 1195; 3. Jake Aguilar, 235


VRA Mini Dwarf - Pistons
Race #7 09/07/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Zack Chavez, Santa Paula, 12 Laps; 2. Garrett Egan, Saugus, 12 Laps; 3. Dylan Neal, Oxnard, 11 Laps; 4. Brandon Velasquez, 5 Laps
Lap Leaders: Zack Chavez (1), Garrett Egan (2-10), Zack Chavez (11-12)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Garrett Egan

Top 10 in points: ; 3. Blake Hendricks, 0; 3. Dylan Neal, 0; 3. Garrett Egan, 0; 3. Zack Chavez, 0


VRA Mini Dwarf - Superchargers
Race #7 09/07/2013

Main Event Results: 1. J D Brown, Port Hueneme, 12 Laps; 2. Will Mimms, 11 Laps; 3. Sandy Brown, 9 Laps
Lap Leaders: Will Mimms (1), J D Brown (2-12)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: J D Brown

Top 10 in points: 1. J D Brown, 1795; 2. Will Mimms, 1340; 3. Andrew Orlando, 495; 4. Bailey Hendricks, 465; 5. Eli Marshall, 0; 5. Sandy Brown, 0; 5. Isaac Marshall, 0


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
5 Ribbons of Life Night - VRA Sprint Cars, Senior Sprints, Dwarf Cars, Focus Midgets, Go-Karts, NMRA TQs
19 Ribbons of Life Night - VRA Sprint Cars, Senior Sprints, Dwarf Cars, Sport Compacts, Ca. Lightning Sprints, Junior Midgets &
Mini Dwarfs
26 Ribbons of Life Night - VRA/USAC Midgets, Hobby Stocks, Sport Compacts, Mod Lites, Focus Midgets, Go-Karts, Sport Mod
2 Motorcycles & Quads (Oval & Motocross tracks)
9 VRA Midgets, Senior Sprints, Hobby Stocks, Sport Mods, Focus Midgets, Junior Midgets & Mini Dwarfs
16 VRA Sprint Cars, Dwarf Cars, Sport Compacts, Mod Lites, Go-Karts, Quads

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