3.9.13 USAC CRA Sprints Results - Dirt Racing Report

3.9.13 USAC CRA Sprints Results

Perris, CA……..Bryan Clauson’s record winning pace maintained its momentum Saturday night as he scored his ninth USAC feature victory of 2013 at Perris Auto Speedway in the 30-lap AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint race on the half-mile dirt oval. Clauson, of Noblesville, Ind., wheeled the Mike Martin Ultimate Offroad/Naquin Precision Earth Moving Maxim to the win over Damion Gardner, Nic Faas, Rickie Gaunt and Cody Williams. Defending five-time USAC/CRA Sprint Champion Mike Spencer led the first seven laps before he blew an engine. Clauson was also the night’s fastest qualifier!

AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: March 9, 2013 – Perris, California – Perris Auto Speedway – “Sokola Shootout”

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Bryan Clauson, 16B, Martin-16.392; 2. Damion Gardner, 4a, Alexander-16.604; 3. Ronnie Gardner, 18, Kittle-16.694; 4. Nic Faas, 4, Alexander-16.712; 5. Mike Spencer, 50, Chaffin-16.748; 6. David Bezio, 37X, Bezio-16.750; 7. Austin Williams, 2, Jory-16.756; 8. David Cardey, 92, Sertich-16.767; 9. Ryan Bernal, 73, Ford-16.768; 10. Rickie Gaunt, 66, Miller-16.782; 11. Richard Vander Weerd, 10, Vander Weerd-16.802; 12. Cody Williams, 44, Jory-16.815; 13. Cory Kruseman, 7, Priestley-16.878; 14. Rip Williams, 3, Jory-17.015; 15. Brody Roa, 91R, BR-17.044; 16. J.J. Ercse, 14, Springstead-17.070; 17. John Aden, 7a, Aden-17.076; 18. R.J. Johnson, 51, Martin-17.089; 19. Jace Vander Weerd, 88, Vander Weerd-17.103; 20. Bud Kaeding, 29, Bowman-17.173; 21. Matt Mitchell, 37, Mitchell-17.226; 22. Markus Niemela, 81, Watt-17.230; 23. Cody Kershaw, 27, Kershaw-17.244; 24. Mike Martin, 16, Martin-17.315; 25. A.J. Bender, 12B, Bender-17.443; 26. Seth Wilson, 1x, Wilson-17.482; 27. Johnny Bluntach, 58, Bluntach-17.676; 28. Kenny Perkins, 0k, Perkins-17.727; 29. Cal Smith, 39, CalSun-17.986; 30. Billy Blinn, 26, Blinn-17.989; 31. Jon Kairot, 18w, Watt-18.262; 32. Gary Potter, 6, 18.494; 33. Austin Smith, 36, Springstead-18.604; 34. Mike Collins, 04, Perkins-18.771; 35. Jerry Welton, 62, Welton-19.129; 36. Trevor Cooper, 21k, Kruseman-NT.

FIRST HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Mitchell, 2. Bernal, 3. Clauson, 4. Spencer, 5. Aden, 6. A.J. Bender, 7. A.Smith, 8. C.Smith, 9. Kruseman. NT

SECOND HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Johnson, 2. Niemela, 3. D.Gardner, 4. Gaunt, 5. R.Williams, 6. Bezio, 7. Wilson, 8. Blinn, 9. Collins. 2:53.80

THIRD HEAT: (10 laps) 1. R.Vander Weerd, 2. R.Gardner, 3. Kershaw, 4. Bluntach, 5. Roa, 6. J.Vander Weerd, 7. Kairot, 8. Welton, 9. A.Williams. NT

FOURTH HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Martin, 2. Kaeding, 3. Faas, 4. C.Williams, 5. Cardey, 6. Ercse, 7. Perkins, 8. G.Potter, 9. Cooper. 2:57.97

SEMI: (12 laps) 1. A.Williams, 2. Bezio, 3. R.Williams, 4. Roa, 5. Ercse, 6. J.Vander Weerd, 7. Aden, 8. A.J. Bender, 9. Wilson, 10. Perkins, 11. C.Smith, 13. A.Smith, 13. Cooper, 14. G.Potter, 15. Kairot, 16. Collins, 17. Welton. NT

FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Bryan Clauson, 2. Damion Gardner, 3. Nic Faas, 4. Rickie Gaunt, 5. Cody Williams, 6. Ronnie Gardner, 7. Richard Vander Weerd, 8. Rip Williams, 9. Austin Williams, 10. Jace Vander Weerd, 11. R.J. Johnson, 12. Bud Kaeding, 13. Brody Roa, 14. Mike Martin, 15. Markus Niemela, 16. David Bezio, 17. Ryan Bernal, 18. Mike Spencer, 19. J.J. Ercse, 20. Matt Mitchell, 21. Seth Wilson, 22. Johnny Bluntach, 23. Cody Kershaw. NT

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** Kruseman flipped during the first heat. Mitchell and Bezio flipped during the feature.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-7 Spencer, Laps 8-30 Clauson.

NEW AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT POINTS: 1-Clauson-210, 2-D.Gardner-187, 3-Faas-187, 4-Kaeding-146, 5-Gaunt-134, 6-Johnson-127, 7-Bernal-124, 8-C.Williams-111, 9-Spencer-104, 10-Charles Davis Jr.-102.

NEXT AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT RACE: April 6, 2013 – Perris (CA) Auto Speedway