3.16.13 USAC West Coast Sprints Results - Dirt Racing Report

3.16.13 USAC West Coast Sprints Results

Tulare, CA……..Ryan Bernal of Hollister, Calif. led all 25 laps to win Saturday night’s USAC West Coast Sprint Car feature at Thunderbowl Speedway. Completing a “clean sweep” after winning his heat and the dash, Bernal wheeled the Keith Ford King Racing Products/A & A Precision Machine Spike/Mopar to the win over Richard Vander Weerd, Bud Kaeding, Austin Liggett and Jace Vander Weerd.

USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: March 16, 2013 – Tulare, California – Thunderbowl Raceway

FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Jace Vander Weerd (#88 Vander Weerd), 2. Richard Vander Weerd (#10 Vander Weerd), 3. Chris Ennis (#86 Ennis), 4. Marty Hawkins (#3M Hawkins), 5. Joe Stornetta (#3F Finkenbinder), 6. Jim Richardson (#8 Richardson), 7. Kolby Araki (#30K Araki). NT

SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Bud Kaeding (#29 Bowman), 2. Landon Hurst (#179 Hurst), 3. Rusty Carlile (#51 Carlile), 4. Jonathan Logan (#32 Evett/Logan), 5. Brody Roa (#91R BR), 6. Matt Day (#97 Day), 7. Andy Ferris (#4J Ferris). NT

THIRD HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Ryan Bernal (#73 Ford), 2. Markus Niemela (#81 Watt), 3. Austin Liggett (#83 Liggett), 4. Danny Faria Jr. (#17V Faria), 5. Ricky Kirkbride (#87 Van Meter), 6. Kevin Barmes (#36B Barnes), 7. Jeff Sibley (#18 Watt). NT

DASH: (6 laps) 1. Bernal, 2. Carlile, 3. Kaeding, 4. R.Vander Weerd, 5. Niemela, 6. J.Vander Weerd, 7. Ennis, 8. Hurst. NT

FEATURE: (25 laps) 1. Ryan Bernal, 2. Richard Vander Weerd, 3. Bud Kaeding, 4. Austin Liggett, 5. Jace Vander Weerd, 6. Danny Faria Jr., 7. Brody Roa, 8. Jonathan Logan, 9. Andy Ferris, 10. Ricky Kirkbride, 11. Marty Hawkins, 12. Landon Hurst, 13. Jim Richardson, 14. Kevin Barmes, 15. Matt Day, 16. Markus Niemela, 17. Chris Ennis, 18. Joe Stornetta, 19. Rusty Carlile, 20. Jeff Sibley. NT

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**Araki flipped during the first heat.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-25 Bernal.

NEW USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CAR POINTS: 1-Bernal-134, 2-Kaeding-124, 3-J.Vander Weerd-111, 4-Faria-108, 5-R.Vander Weerd-95, 6-Niemela-93, 7-Kirkbride-86, 8-Hurst-83, 9-Liggett-80, 10-Hawkins-79.

NEXT USAC WEST COAST SPRINT RACE: March 23 – Bakersfield (CA) Speedway