2.2.13 USAC Southwest Sprints Results (Day Race) - Dirt Racing Report

2.2.13 USAC Southwest Sprints Results (Day Race)

Peoria, AZ……..R.J. Johnson of Phoenix, Ariz. led all 30 laps to win Saturday’s daytime “round three” of the 2013 “Winter Challenge” at Canyon Speedway Park. He piloted the Bobby Martin Weiler Farms/Pecon Builders Maxim to victory over Jon Stanbrough, Ryan Bernal, Charles Davis Jr. and Josh Pelkey. Bryan Clauson, winner of rounds one and two, suffered a tire failure and finished 16th. The series concludes with Saturday night’s fourth and final round for the USAC West Coast and Southwest Sprint cars.

USAC SOUTHWEST/WEST COAST “Speical Event” SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: February 2, 2013 (day) – Peoria, AZ – Canyon Speedway Park – “2013 Winter Challenge”

FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 2. Bruce St. James (#7K St. James), 3. Mike Martin (#97 Colcord/Norman), 4. Bud Kaeding (#29 Bowman), 5. Andy Reinbold (#19 Underwood), 6. Ronnie Clark (#6 Clark), 7. Glen Brace (#13 Brace), 8. Colby Copeland (#74 Williams). NT

SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Jeremy Sherman (#77M Michaels), 2. Josh Hodges (#74X Hodges), 3. R.J. Johnson (#51 Martin), 4. Josh Pelkey (#12 Allen), 5. Stevie Sussex (#1AZ Sussex), 6. Brian Hosford (#32B Weber), 7. Tony Everhart (#55 Everhart), 8. Jace Vander Weerd (#88 Vander Weerd). NT

THIRD HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Robert Ballou (#77 Hockett), 2. Jon Stanbrough (#20 Deskins), 3. Tom Ogle (#48 Ogle), 4. Kevin Thomas Jr. (#21 Ellis), 5. Jason Grady (#45 Grady), 6. Tom Lee (#53 Lee), 7. Mike Visser (#16X Visser). NT

FOURTH HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Bryan Clauson (#16B Martin), 2. Ryan Bernal (#73 Ford), 3. Richard Vander Weerd (#10 Vander Weerd), 4. Jimmy Crawford (#3X Crawford), 5. Rick Ziehl (#20Z Ziehl), 6. Matt Lundy (#20L Reinbold), 7. Mark Morin (#28 Morin). NT

FIRST SEMI: (10 laps) 1. R.Vander Weerd, 2. Ziehl, 3. Copeland, 4. Crawford, 5. Sussex, 6. Clark, 7. Lundy, 8. Everhart, 9. Lee. NT

SECOND SEMI: (10 laps) 1. Grady, 2. J.Vander Weerd, 3. Hosford, 4. Martin, 5. Ogle, 6. Visser, 7. Brace, 8. Morin. NT

FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. R.J. Johnson, 2. Jon Stanbrough, 3. Ryan Bernal, 4. Charles Davis Jr., 5. Josh Pelkey, 6. Robert Ballou, 7. Rick Ziehl, 8. Richard Vander Weerd, 9. Kevin Thomas Jr., 10. Colby Copeland, 11. Bruce St. James, 12. Stevie Sussex, 13. Jason Grady, 14. Mike Martin, 15. Brian Hosford, 16. Bryan Clauson, 17. Jeremy Sherman, 18. Bud Kaeding, 19. Josh Hodges, 20. Jace Vander Weerd, 21. Jimmy Crawford, 22. Tom Ogle. NT

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**Morin flipped during the second semi. Kaeding flipped during the feature.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-30 Johnson.

NEW “Winter Challenge” POINTS: 1-Stanbrough-171, 2-Clauson-165, 3-Davis-155, 4-Ballou-138, 5-St. James-134.

NEXT SOUTHWEST/WEST COAST “Special Event” SPRINT RACE: February 2 (night) – Peoria, AZ – Canyon Speedway Park – “2013 Winter Challenge”