3/19/2013: USAC/CRA Sprints at Perris

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, Potter-18.494; 33. Austin Smith, 36, Springstead-18.604; 34. Mike Collins, 04, Collins-18.771; 35. Jerry Welton, 62, Welton-19.129; 36. Trevor Cooper, 21k, Kruseman-NT.

FIRST HEAT: (8 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: (8 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: (8 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: (8 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

Category: USAC Classic