9.2.17 USAC CRA Sprints Results - Dirt Racing Report

9.2.17 USAC CRA Sprints Results

Calistoga, CA……..Kevin Thomas Jr. of Cullman, AL ran down Rico Abreu in the closing laps to win Saturday night’s 30-lap 10th “Louie Vermeil Classic” AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint race at Calistoga Speedway, the opening event of “California Sprint Week.” Thomas trailed Abreu for 26 laps, then led the final four to beat Abreu, Tyler Courtney, Ryan Bernal and Brody Roa, who continues as the USAC/CRA leader after the race.

AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: September 2, 2017 – Calistoga, California – Calistoga Speedway – “10th Louie Vermeil Classic” – “California Sprint Week”

WOODLAND AUTO DISPLAY QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Damion Gardner, 4, Alexander-19.756; 2. Austin Liggett, 83, Liggett-19.766; 3. Tyler Courtney, 56, Phulps-19.824; 4. Brody Roa, 91R, BR-19.875; 5. Kevin Thomas Jr., 9K, KT-19.911; 6. Ryan Bernal, 57, Silva-19.953; 7. Rico Abreu, 24, Abreu-20.009; 8. Austin Williams, 2, Jory-20.117; 9. Jake Swanson, 92, Sertich-20.161; 10. Max Adams, 42, Cheney-20.203; 11. Terry Schank Jr, 1, Gleeson-20.246; 12. Ronnie Gardner, 3F, Finkenbinder-20.278; 13. Colby Copeland, 24, Copeland-20.355; 14. Joe Stornetta Jr., 8, Richardson-20.361; 15. Jace Vander Weerd, 88, Vander Weerd-20.420; 16. Mike Spencer, 4S, Gansen-20.430; 17. Buddy Kofoid, 4X, Kofoid-20.542; 18. Logan Williams, 5, Jory-20.552; 19. Geoff Ensign, 4E, Ensign-20.616; 20. Chad Boespflug, 69, Dynamics-20.638; 21. Klint Simpson, 3, Finkenbinder-20.668; 22. Jeremy Ellertson, 98, Ellertson-20.709; 23. Richard Vander Weerd, 10, Vander Weerd-20.733; 24. Cody Williams, 44, Jory-20.863; 25. Chase Johnson, 68, Thomas-20.935; 26. Matt McCarthy, 28M, McCarthy-21.459; 27. John Clark, 12J, Clark-21.660; 28. Chris Gansen, 4G, Gansen-21.923; 29. Britton Bock, 67, Bock-NT.

EXTREME MUFFLERS FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Thomas, 2. D.Gardner, 3. Copeland, 4. Swanson, 5. Johnson, 6. Kofoid, 7. Bock, 8. Simpson. NT.

BROWN & MILLER RACING SOLUTIONS SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Stornetta, 2. L.Williams, 3. Bernal, 4. Liggett, 5. Adams, 6. Ellertson, 7. McCarthy. NT

CIRCLE TRACK PERFORMANCE / KEIZER ALUMINUM WHEELS THIRD HEAT: (8 laps) 1. R.Vander Weerd, 2. J.Vander Weerd, 3. Ensign, 4. Abreu, 5. Courtney, 6. Clark, 7. Schank. NT

PYROTECT RACING CELLS FOURTH HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Boespflug, 2. Spencer, 3. Roa, 4. R.Gardner, 5. A.Williams, 6. C.Williams, 7. Gansen. NT

COMPETITION SUSPENSION INC. SEMI: (12 laps) 1. Courtney, 2. Adams, 3. A.Williams, 4. Simpson, 5. Johnson, 6. Ellertson, 7. Kofoid, 8. C.Williams, 9. Gansen, 10. Bock, 11. Clark, 12. McCarthy. NT

FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Kevin Thomas Jr., 2. Rico Abreu, 3. Tyler Courtney, 4. Ryan Bernal, 5. Brody Roa, 6. Geoff Ensign, 7. Jake Swanson, 8. Ronnie Gardner, 9. Colby Copeland, 10. Chase Johnson, 11. Richard Vander Weerd, 12. Damion Gardner, 13. Mike Spencer, 14. Jace Vander Weerd, 15. Klint Simpson, 16. Austin Williams, 17. Jeremy Ellertson, 18. Logan Williams, 19. Max Adams, 20. Austin Liggett, 21. Joe Stornetta Jr., 22. Chris Gansen, 23. Cody Williams, 24. Chad Boespflug. NT
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**Liggett, D.Gardner, and Stornetta flipped during the feature.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-26 Abreu, Laps 27-30 Thomas.

SALDANA RACING PRODUCTS / ROD END SUPPLY HARD CHARGER: Chase Johnson (22nd to 10th)

NEW AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR POINTS:1-Roa-784, 2-Gardner-751, 3-Swanson-726, 4-Spencer-703, 5-A.Williams-636, 6-C.Williams-524, 7-L.Williams-485, 8-Adams-463, 9-Gansen-441, 10-R.Vander Weerd-394.

NEW CALIFORNIA SPRINT WEEK POINTS:1-Thomas-80, 2-Abreu-72, 3-Courtney-72, 4-Bernal-68, 5-Roa-67, 6-Ensign-61, 7-Swanson-57, 8-R.Gardner-54, 9-Copeland-52, 10-D.Gardner-52.

NEXT AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR RACE: September 3 – Calistoga (CA) Speedway – “10th Annual Louie Vermeil Classic” – “California Sprint Week”