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July 14th, 2012 Results


Danny Ebberts drives the Van Dyne midget to a second VRA Midget Feature win.


Wally Pankratz wins his second Senior Sprint Feature in a row.


Wally Pankratz also wins the Ford Focus Feature.


Johnathon Henry wins his first Pro Dwarf Car Feature at Ventura Raceway.


Bill Van Praag wins the Senior Dwarf Car Main.


Devin McCree wins another Junior Midget Main.


J.D.Brown wins the Supercharger Mini Dwarf Car Main.


Garrett Egan wins another Piston Mini Dwarf Car Main.


Kenny Beyers Jr. wins the Go-Kart Main and celebrates with his grand father Tom Hulse.

Once again the racing at Ventura Raceway was outstanding in all divisions. Saturday night proved this once again with close hard fought racing action that saw the midget win go to a hard charging Danny Ebberts over Ronnie Gardner. Following Ebberts and Gardner across the line were Cody Swanson, Wink Sweitzer and Austin Smith There were two heat races run with wins going to Wink Sweitzer and Ronnie Gardner.. Greg Edenholm's continues to lead in the season point race by 65mpoints over Cody
Sawnson after five races.

VRA Senior Sprints were in action with the 20 lap feature win going top Wally Pankratz. over Clif Warren, Ed Schwarz, Bruce Douglass and Wayne Herung. Wallys win was the second of the night for the all time USAC vetreran drive who also won the Focus main event. Taking their heat race win was Victor Davis.

VRA Dwarf Cars were on hand running in two divisions, Seniors and Pros. In the Seniors, the 20 lap feature win went to Bill VanPraag with George Calvo, Bobby Lague, Tim Morse and Mitch Hedrick following him across the finish line. They ran two heat races with the wins going to Mike Neal and George Calvo. In Pro action the main event win went to first time winner Johnathan Henry over Ray Estrada, Johnny Conley, Luke Boles, and Curt Cook.. They ran three heat races with wins going to Johnny Conley, Curt Cook and Ray Estrada.. After last Saturday's action, Ray Estrada leads in Pro points and Bill
VanPraag leads in Senior points.

Kenny Byers took the win in VRA Go Karts over Justin Raper, Jimmy May, Cody Nigh and Ashley Hazleton. Their two heat races went to Tyler Stover and Ashley Hazleton.

The final adult group racing Saturday night was the VRA Focus Midget Class. The twenty lap feature went to Wally Pankratz who took the lead on lap one from his sixth place starting position. Following him across the line were Cory Elliot,Cory Leroy Anderson, Mike Steele and Ashley Hazleton. The class ran one heat race with the win going to Mike Steele. Parker Colston continues to lead in the season point race by 10 points over Wally Pankratz.

Saturday night also saw racing in our three kids divisions. In Junior Midgets Devin McCree took the win over Miles Hedrick and Tommy Velasquez. Hedrick took their heat race win. In Mini Dwarf Superchargers, the win went to J D Brown over Nick Velasquez and Eli Marshall. Velasquez also took the heat race win. In Mini Dwarf Pistons the win went to Garett Egan over Blake Hendricks and Dylan Neal.

 

Ventura Raceway Race Results for 07/14/2012

VRA Midgets
Race #5 07/14/2012

Main Event Results: 1. Danny Ebberts, Canyon Lakes, 30 Laps; 2. Ronnie Gardner, Norco, Ca, 30 Laps; 3. Cody Swanson, Norco, 30 Laps; 4. Sean Dodenhoff, Bakersfield, 30 Laps; 5. Austin Smith, Chino Hills, 30 Laps; 6. Bruce Douglass, Ventura, 30 Laps; 7. Wink Schweitzer, Bakersfield, 30 Laps; 8. Randi Pankratz, Atascadero, 30 Laps; 9. Kyle Edwards, Fountain Valley, 30 Laps; 10. Greg Edenholm, 16 Laps; 11. Kyle Smith, Moorpark, 8 Laps; 12. Josh Lakatos, Pasadena, 8 Laps
Lap Leaders: Greg Edenholm (1-5), Danny Ebberts (6-30)

Heat Race Winners: Sander Engineering Heat 1: Wink Schweitzer; Schroeder Racing Products Heat 2: Ronnie Gardner

Weld Racing Hard Charger: Sean Dodenhoff
DJ Safety Hard Luck: Greg Edenholm

Top 10 in points: 1. Greg Edenholm, 1035; 2. Cody Swanson, 970; 3. Ronnie Gardner, 955; 4. Wink Schweitzer, 950; 5. Danny Ebberts, 930; 6. Randi Pankratz, 885; 7. Kyle Smith, 650; 8. Bruce Douglass, 515; 9. Jimmy Voitel, 440; 10. Jake Swanson, 405

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VRA Senior Sprints
Race #8 07/14/2012

Main Event Results: 1. Wally Pankratz, Orange, 20 Laps; 2. Cliff Warren, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 3. Ed Schwarz, Santa Fe Springs, 20 Laps; 4. Bruce Douglass, Ventura, 20 Laps; 5. Wayne Heurung, 20 Laps; 6. Chris Meredith, Thousand Oaks, 20 Laps; 7. Leroy Anderson, Las Vegas, 20 Laps; 8. Greg Andrews, Fillmore, Ca, 19 Laps; 9. Victor Davis, Simi Valley, 8 Laps
Lap Leaders: Wally Pankratz (1-20)

Heat Race Winners: SpinTech Mufflers Heat 1: Victor Davis

DJ Safety Hard Luck: Victor Davis

Top 10 in points: 1. Victor Davis, 1605; 2. Cliff Warren, 1550; 3. Bruce Douglass, 1540; 4. Chris Meredith, 1325; 5. Wally Pankratz, 1280; 6. Wayne Heurung, 1050; 7. Ed Schwarz, 1025; 8. Greg Andrews, 785; 9. Mike Cook, 355; 10. Mark Smokey Stover, 335

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VRA Pro Dwarf Cars
Race #6 07/14/2012

Main Event Results: 1. Jonathan Henry, 20 Laps; 2. Ray Estrada, Yucaipa, 20 Laps; 3. Johnny Conley, Oxnard, 20 Laps; 4. Luke Boles, Goleta, 20 Laps; 5. Curt Cook, Santa Paula, 20 Laps; 6. Cody Majors, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 7. Lars Wolfe, Sunland, 20 Laps; 8. Lee Majors, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 9. Devlin Autry, Bakersfield, Ca, 20 Laps; 10. Chase Lippert, Thousand Oaks, 20 Laps; 11. Tom Stephens Jr, Ventura, 20 Laps; 12. Eric Moore, Ventura, 20 Laps; 13. Thomas Velasquez, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 14. Shawn Egan, Saugus, 19 Laps; 15. Thomas Ward, Bakersfield, 19 Laps; 16. Randy Gordon, Simi Valley, 19 Laps; 17. April Banvelos, Sylmar, 19 Laps; 18. Ira Henry, Bakersfield, 19 Laps; 19. Tim Conley, Oxnard, 6 Laps; 20. Jason Horton, Oxnard, Did not show
Lap Leaders: Jonathan Henry (1-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Johnny Conley; Heat 2: Curt Cook; Heat 3: Ray Estrada

Top 10 in points: 1. Ray Estrada, 1410; 2. Luke Boles, 1270; 3. Eric Moore, 1150; 4. Randy Gordon, 1135; 5. Lee Majors, 1105; 6. Curt Cook, 1075; 7. Johnny Conley, 1055; 8. Thomas Velasquez, 995; 9. Cody Majors, 905; 10. Chase Lippert, 800; 10. Tom Stephens Jr, 800

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VRA Senior Dwarf Cars
Race #6 07/14/2012

Main Event Results: 1. Bill Van Praag, Ventura, 20 Laps; 2. George Calvo, Agua Dulce, 20 Laps; 3. Bobby Lague, Colton, 20 Laps; 4. Tim Morse, Burbank, 20 Laps; 5. Mitch Hedrick, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 6. Rick Lapka, Apple Valley, 20 Laps; 7. Bob Kaufman, Santa Clarita, CA, 20 Laps; 8. David Quigley, La Marada, 20 Laps; 9. Tom Stephens Sr, Ventura, 20 Laps; 10. George Sack Jr, Agua Dulce, 4 Laps; 11. Mike Neal, Northridge, 1 Lap
Lap Leaders: Rick Lapka (1-5), Bill Van Praag (6-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Mike Neal; Heat 2: George Calvo

Top 10 in points: 1. Bill Van Praag, 1420; 2. Tom Stephens Sr, 1150; 3. George Calvo, 1140; 4. Mike Neal, 1125; 5. Bob Kaufman, 1115; 6. George Sack Jr, 915; 7. Bobby Lague, 625; 8. David Quigley, 530; 9. Keith Vondersaar, 410; 10. Tim Morse, 390

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Ford Focus
Race #5 07/14/2012

Main Event Results: 1. Wally Pankratz, Orange, 20 Laps; 2. Cory Elliot, Bakersfield, 20 Laps; 3. Leroy Anderson, Las Vegas, 20 Laps; 4. Michael Steele, Palmdale, 20 Laps; 5. Ashley Hazelton, Northridge, 20 Laps; 6. Kyle Cline, Apple Valley, 8 Laps; 7. Parker Colston, Lake Elsinor, Did not show; 8. Brennan Rogers, Camarillo, Did not show
Lap Leaders: Cory Elliot (1-11), Wally Pankratz (12-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Michael Steele

Top 10 in points: 1. Parker Colston, 905; 2. Wally Pankratz, 895; 3. Brennan Rogers, 790; 4. Ashley Hazelton, 705; 4. Cole Custer, 705; 6. Michael Steele, 660; 7. Christine Breckenridge, 600; 8. Cory Elliot, 430; 9. Austin Blair, 370; 10. Leroy Anderson, 365

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Go-Karts
Race #6 07/14/2012

Main Event Results: 1. Kenny Byers Jr, Ventura, 15 Laps; 2. Justin Raper, Paso Robles, 15 Laps; 3. Jimmy May, Ventura, 15 Laps; 4. Cody Nigh, Camarillo, 15 Laps; 5. Ashley Hazelton, Northridge, 15 Laps; 6. Steven Ito, Ventura, 15 Laps; 7. Connor Lovingfoss, 14 Laps; 8. Mike Evans, 3 Laps; 9. Taylor Haley, Santa Paula, Ca, 1 Lap; 10. Tyler Stover, Manhattan Beach, Did not start; 11. George Ito, Ventura, Did not show
Lap Leaders: Mike Evans (1-3), Justin Raper (4-10), Kenny Byers Jr (11-15)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Tyler Stover; Heat 2: Kenny Byers Jr

Top 10 in points: 1. Cody Nigh, 1260; 2. Ashley Hazelton, 1240; 3. Justin Raper, 1140; 4. Kenny Byers Jr, 1105; 5. Mike Evans, 915; 6. Taylor Haley, 715; 7. Steven Ito, 700; 8. Dillon Ito, 670; 9. Tyler Stover, 480; 10. Henry Ito, 330

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VRA Mini Dwarf - Superchargers
Race #6 07/14/2012

Main Event Results: 1. J D Brown, Port Hueneme, 12 Laps; 2. Nick Velasquez, Camarillo, 11 Laps; 3. Eli Marshall, 11 Laps

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Nick Velasquez

Top 10 in points: 1. Nick Velasquez, 1525; 2. J D Brown, 1390; 3. Destyn Garcia, 865; 4. Eli Marshall, 450; 5. Jacob Aguilar, 410; 6. Jeremy Clark, 40

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VRA Mini Dwarf - Pistons
Race #6 07/14/2012

Main Event Results: 1. Garrett Egan, Saugus, 6 Laps; 2. Blake Hendricks, Simi Valley, 6 Laps; 3. Dylan Neal, Oxnard, 0 Laps

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Garrett Egan

Top 10 in points: ; 6. Andrew Clark, 0; 6. Bailey Hendricks, 0; 6. Zack Chavez, 0; 6. Blake Hendricks, 0; 6. Dylan Neal, 0; 6. Garrett Egan, 0

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VRA Junior Midgets

Race #7 07/14/2012

Main Event Results: 1. Devin McCree, Ventura, 15 Laps; 2. Miles Hedrick, Simi Valley, 15 Laps; 3. Tommy Velasquez III, Camarillo, 15 Laps

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Devin McCree

Top 10 in points: 1. Devin McCree, 1455; 2. Miles Hedrick, 1340; 3. Tommy Velasquez III, 1330; 4. Oliver Blades, 670; 5. Kayle Brazel, 640; 6. Mike Long, 570; 7. Jake Aguilar, 200; 8. Brennan Rogers, 0

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Report Created by Ventura Raceway Scoring Program
Report Created: 07/14/2012 21:27

 



July
7 OFF WEEKEND
14 VRA Midgets, Senior Sprints, Dwarf Cars, Focus Midgets, Go Karts, Junior Midgets & Mini Dwarfs
21 VRA Sprints (All Coast Challenge #2), IMCA Modifieds, Sport Compacts, Focus Midgets & Quads

August
1 Wednesday: VRA Midgets(ARP Battle at the Beach #3), Sport Compacts, Focus Midgets, Go Karts & Demolition Derby
2 Thursday: IMCA Modifieds, Dwarf Cars, Junior Midgets, Mini Dwarf & Demolition Derby

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