4/23/2016: USAC West Coast Sprints at Tulare

JOHNSON EXTENDS WEST COAST LEAD WITH TULARE WIN

Tulare, CA……..USAC West Coast Sprint Car point leader D.J. Johnson opened up some breathing room at the top of the standings after winning Saturday night’s 30-lap race at the Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway. Johnson, of Stockton, Calif., ran down Tristan Guardino on lap 10 and led the rest of the way in his Proplant Farm Services/J. Milano Company Eagle/Shaver. Richard Vander Weerd finished second ahead of Tyler Walker, Austin Liggett and Max Adams.

USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: April 23, 2016 – Tulare, California – Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway – “J.D. Heiskell & Company Appreciation Day”

WOODLAND AUTO DISPLAY QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Richard Vander Weerd, 10, Vander Weerd-15.014 (NTR); 2. Danny Faria Jr., 17V, Faria-15.168; 3. Landon Hurst, 81X, Watt-15.250; 4. Trey Marcham, 81, Watt-15.264; 5. Brody Roa, 91R, BR-15.320; 6. D.J. Johnson, 33, Johnson-15.330; 7. Jace Vander Weerd, 88, Vander Weerd-15.406; 8. Tyler Walker, 73, Ford-15.471; 9. Ricky Kirkbride, 87, Van Meter-15.502; 10. Jeff Sibley, 42N, Sibley-15.572; 11. Max Adams, 5M, Adams-15.585; 12. Austin Liggett, 83, Liggett-15.662; 13. Shannon McQueen, 7, Van Meter-15.805; 14. Tristan Guardino, 81T, Watt-15.851; 15. Kyle Smith, 55, Smith-15.854; 16. Corey Ballard, 20, Ballard-15.861; 17. Cody Majors, 54, Majors-16.184; 18. Ryan Timmons, 29T, Timmons-16.303; 19. Matt Day, 97, Day-NT; 20. Kevin Barnes, 36B, Barnes-NT

EXTREME MUFFLERS FIRST HEAT: (10 laps) 1. J.Vander Weerd, 2. Sibley, 3. R.Vander Weerd, 4. Marcham, 5. McQueen, 6. Ballard, 7. Day. NT

DJ SAFETY SECOND HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Walker, 2. Roa, 3. Guardino, 4. Majors, 5. Adams, 6. Faria, 7. Barnes. NT

BROWN & MILLER RACING SOLUTIONS THIRD HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Liggett, 2. Hurst, 3. Johnson, 4. Timmons, 5. Smith, 6. Kirkbride. NT

FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. D.J. Johnson, 2. Richard Vander Weerd, 3. Tyler Walker, 4. Austin Liggett, 5. Max Adams, 6. Danny Faria Jr., 7. Trey Marcham, 8. Brody Roa, 9. Jace Vander Weerd, 10. Tristan Guardino, 11. Jeff Sibley, 12. Cody Majors, 13. Ryan Timmons, 14. Shannon McQueen, 15. Corey Ballard, 16. Kyle Smith, 17. Landon Hurst, 18. Kevin Barnes, 19. Ricky Kirkbride, 20. Matt Day. NT

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**Faria flipped during the second heat. Kirkbride flipped during the third heat. Hurst flipped during the feature.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-9 Guardino, Laps 10-30 Johnson.

BR MOTORSPORTS / KING RACING PRODUCTS HARD CHARGER: Danny Faria Jr. (17th to 6th)

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