8.8.14 USAC Western Classic Sprints Results - Dirt Racing Report

8.8.14 USAC Western Classic Sprints Results

Watsonville, CA……..Matt Mitchell of Yorba Linda, Calif. is the new point leader in the USAC West Coast Sprint Car series after winning Friday night’s 30-lap feature at Ocean Speedway. Mitchell took the lead in his MPD Racing/ART Enterprises Maxim/Chrisco on the final lap from Brody Roa to score the win over Roa, Richard Vander Weerd, Marty Hawkins and Western Classic Sprint point leader Ryan Bernal. Roa led 28 of the first 29 laps, yielding only to Bernal on lap 14.

USAC WEST COAST/WESTERN CLASSIC SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: August 8, 2014 – Watsonville, California – Ocean Speedway

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Ryan Bernal, 56, Phulps-12.832; 2. Markus Niemela, 73, Ford-12.911; 3. Marty Hawkins, 3M, Hawkins-13.057; 4. Matt Mitchell, 37, Mitchell-13.116; 5. Danny Faria Jr., 2, Bowman-13.147; 6. Brody Roa, 91R, BR-13.155; 7. Nic Faas, 73X, Ford-13.167; 8. Landon Hurst, 179, Hurst-13.176; 9. Austin Liggett, 83, Liggett-13.186; 10. Austin Stone, 29X, Coffman-13.195; 11. Richard Vander Weerd, 10, Vander Weerd-13.237; 12. Jace Vander Weerd, 88, Vander Weerd-13.248; 13. Trevor Schmid, 2X, Schmid-13.399; 14. Tyler Schmidt, 49, Schmidt-13.452; 15. Koen Shaw, 88K, Shaw-13.482; 16. Tim DeCarlo Jr., 5, DeCarlo-13.497; 17. Kyler Shaw, 92, Shaw-13.668; 18. Bruce Douglass, 13, Davis-13.872; 19. Jeff Sibley, 42N, Sibley-13.939; 20. Scott Hall, 77J, Campanile-NT; 21. Kevin Barnes, 36B, Barnes-NT; 22. Eric Rossi, 17, Shanoian-NT.

FIRST HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Faas, 2. Bernal, 3. Mitchell, 4. Schmid, 5. DeCarlo, 6. Stone, 7. Sibley. NT

SECOND HEAT: (10 laps) 1. R.Vander Weerd, 2. Faria, 3. Niemela, 4. Kyler Shaw, 5. Hurst, 6. Schmidt. NT

THIRD HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Liggett, 2. Hawkins, 3. J.Vander Weerd, 4. Roa, 5. Ko.Shaw, 6. Douglass. NT

FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Matt Mitchell, 2. Brody Roa, 3. Richard Vander Weerd, 4. Marty Hawkins, 5. Ryan Bernal, 6. Nic Faas, 7. Austin Liggett, 8. Jace Vander Weerd, 9. Kyler Shaw, 10. Jeff Sibley, 11. Bruce Douglass, 12. Tyler Schmidt, 13. Trevor Schmid, 14. Markus Niemela, 15. Tim DeCarlo Jr., 16. Austin Stone, 17. Scott Hall, 18. Koen Shaw, 19. Landon Hurst, 20. Danny Faria Jr., 21. Kevin Barnes. NT

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**Hurst, DeCarlo, and Hall flipped during the feature.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-13 Roa, Lap 14 Bernal, Laps 15-29 Roa, Lap 30 Mitchell.

NEW WEST COAST SPRINT POINTS: 1-Mitchell-597, 2-Nieemela-584, 3-Troy Rutherford-500, 4-R.Vander Weerd-485, 5-Bernal-482, 6-J.Vander Weerd-481, 7-Liggett-458, 8-Faria-434, 9-Dennis Howell-399, 10-Faas-395.

NEW WESTERN CLASSIC SPRINT POINTS: 1-Bernal-329, 2-Mitchell-271, 3-Faas-254, 4-R.Vander Weerd-242, 5-J.Vander Weerd-231, 6-Hawkins-227, 7-D.J. Johnson-173, 8-Hurst-166, 9-Niemela-164, 10-Liggett-157.

NEXT USAC WEST COAST/WESTERN CLASSIC SPRINT RACE: August 9 – Chowchilla, CA – Chowchilla Raceway

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