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September 22, 2012 Results

Greg Alexander wins VRA Sprint Car Main


Greg Alexander wins the VRA Sprint Car Feature.


Bobby Michnowicz wins the California Lightning Sprint  Feature.


Curt Cook Takes the VRA Pro Dwarf Car Feature.


Bill VanPraag Takes the VRA Senior Dwarf Car Feature.


Kevin Alverson wins another VRA Mod Lite Main.


Devin McCree wins another VRA Junior Midget Main.


J.D. Brown wins the VRA Mini Dwarf Car Superchargers Main.


Garrett Eagan wins the VRA Mini Dwarf Car Pistons Main.

Saturday night September 22, saw 20 VRA Sprint Cars signed into the pits for another night of close hard fought, exciting racing action. Greg Alexander returned to Ventura with a new car and dominated the night winning both his heat race and the 30 lap feature. He took the lead from Guy Woodward, who is running in Luis Espinosa's #09, on lap 8 and led the final 22 laps. He was followed across the line by Tom Hendricks, Woodward, point leader Kyle Smith and Richard McCormick. Two hard chargers in the early part of the race suffered after contact with lapped cars. Both Clark Templeman III and Rick Hendrix either left the race or fell out due to the contact in turn one and two. There were three heat races run with wins going to Rick Hendrix in the Extreme Muffler Heat One, Ed Schwarz in the LRB Manufacturing Heat Two and Greg Alexander in the BR Motorsports Heat Three. Kyle Smith continues to lead in the season point race by 225 points over Hendricks with Templeman and Brian Camarillo tied for third after ten races.

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 Keith Vondersaar, Bobby Lague, George Calvo and Tom Stephens Sr following him across the finish line. They ran two heat races with the wins going to Tom Stephens Sr and George Calvo. In Pro action the main event started 16 cars with the win going to Curt Cook over Randy Gordon, Kevin Calvo Eric Moore and Luke Boles. They ran two heat races with wins going to Eric Moore and Ray Estrada. After last Saturday's action, Ray Estrada leads in Luke Boles Pro points by 65 and Bill VanPraag leads in Senior points by 95 over Tom Stephens Sr.

California Lightning Sprints made their lone 2012 appearance at Ventura Raceway Saturday night. With18 cars in attendance they put on a very good night of racing. In heat racing, the wins went to Guy Maresch in heat one and Dan Hillberg in heat two. The 20 lap feature went to Bobby Michnowicz followed by Doug Nunes, Dan Hillberg, Darren Hillberg and Damon Arnett.

VRA Mod Lights were on hand last week with the 20 lap feature win going to Kevin Alverson followed by Dave Dotson, Chris Meredith and Mike Sweeney. Alverson also took their one 8 lap heat race.

The final groups racing Saturday night were the VRA Kid's Classes. In VRA Mini Dwarf Pistons, the 12 lap feature win went to Garrett Egan followed by Kyleigh Forster, Blake Hendricks, Zack Chavez and Dylan Neal. Hendricks took their one heat race. In VRA Mini Dwarf Superchargers the 12 lap feature went to J D Brown over Nick Velasquez. Velasquez took their heat race win. VRA Junior Midgets ran one heat race that went to Miles Hedrick. The15 lap feature went to point leader Devin McCree followed by Tommy Velasquez, Oliver Blades and Miles Hedrick.

Ventura Raceway Race Results for 09/22/2012

VRA Sprint Cars
Race #10 09/22/2012

Main Event Results: 1. Greg Alexander, Gardena, 30 Laps; 2. Tom Hendricks, Simi Valley, 30 Laps; 3. Guy Woodward, Santa Clarita, 30 Laps; 4. Kyle Smith, Moorpark, 30 Laps; 5. Richard McCormick, Aqua Dulce, 30 Laps; 6. Russel Deblauw, Ventura, 30 Laps; 7. Adam Frith-Smith, Llano. Ca, 30 Laps; 8. John Nock, Newhall, 30 Laps; 9. Rick Hendrix, Palmdale, 30 Laps; 10. Richard Ortega Jr, Camarillo, 29 Laps; 11. Michael Collins, Lake Forest, 29 Laps; 12. Gavin Mattlock, 28 Laps; 13. Chris Meredith, Thousand Oaks, 27 Laps; 14. Bruce Douglass, Ventura, 18 Laps; 15. Brian Camarillo, Camarillo, 9 Laps; 16. Clark Templeman III, Santa Clarita, 9 Laps; 17. Luke Boles, Goleta, 6 Laps; 18. Kenny Perkins, Victorville, 3 Laps; 19. Ed Schwarz, Santa Fe Springs, 0 Laps; 20. Mike Trottochau, Acton, Did not start
Lap Leaders: Guy Woodward (1-7), Greg Alexander (8-30)

Heat Race Winners: Extreme Mufflers Heat 1: Rick Hendrix; LRB Manufacturing Heat 2: Ed Schwarz; BR Motorsports Heat 3: Greg Alexander

Lucas Oil Hard Charger: Richard McCormick/Adam Frith-Smith
DJ Safety Hard Luck: Ed Schwarz

Top 10 in points: 1. Kyle Smith, 2070; 2. Tom Hendricks, 1845; 3. Brian Camarillo, 1840; 3. Clark Templeman III, 1840; 5. John Nock, 1710; 6. Guy Woodward, 1075; 7. Bruce Douglass, 1055; 8. Richard Ortega Jr, 1020; 9. Troy Rutherford, 890; 10. Mike Trottochau, 830

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VRA Pro Dwarf Cars
Race #9 09/22/2012

Main Event Results: 1. Curt Cook, Santa Paula, 20 Laps; 2. Randy Gordon, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 3. Kevin Calvo, Agua Dulce, 20 Laps; 4. Eric Moore, Ventura, 20 Laps; 5. Luke Boles, Goleta, 20 Laps; 6. Johnny Conley, Oxnard, 20 Laps; 7. Craig Clements, Palmdale, 20 Laps; 8. Lee Majors, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 9. Thomas Velasquez, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 10. Shawn Egan, Saugus, 20 Laps; 11. Cody Majors, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 12. Ray Estrada, Yucaipa, 20 Laps; 13. Tom Stephens Jr, Ventura, 20 Laps; 14. Tim Conley, Oxnard, 20 Laps; 15. Kayle Brazel, Granada Hills, 17 Laps; 16. April Banvelos, Sylmar, 0 Laps
Lap Leaders: Curt Cook (1-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Eric Moore; Heat 2: Ray Estrada

Top 10 in points: 1. Ray Estrada, 1920; 2. Luke Boles, 1855; 3. Curt Cook, 1795; 4. Randy Gordon, 1740; 5. Eric Moore, 1630; 6. Johnny Conley, 1560; 6. Lee Majors, 1560; 8. Thomas Velasquez, 1490; 9. Cody Majors, 1405; 10. Tom Stephens Jr, 1255

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VRA Senior Dwarf Cars
Race #9 09/22/2012

Main Event Results: 1. Bill Van Praag, Ventura, 20 Laps; 2. Keith Vondersaar, Acton, 20 Laps; 3. Rick Lapka, Apple Valley, 20 Laps; 4. George Calvo, Agua Dulce, 20 Laps; 5. Tom Stephens Sr, Ventura, 20 Laps; 6. Mike Neal, Northridge, 20 Laps; 7. Bobby Lague, Colton, 20 Laps; 8. Bob Kaufman, Santa Clarita, CA, 20 Laps; 9. George Sack Jr, Agua Dulce, 19 Laps; 10. Linda Taylor, San Dimas, 18 Laps
Lap Leaders: Keith Vondersaar (1-18), Bill Van Praag (19-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: George Calvo; Heat 2: Tom Stephens Sr

Top 10 in points: 1. Bill Van Praag, 1860; 2. Tom Stephens Sr, 1765; 3. Bob Kaufman, 1720; 4. George Calvo, 1700; 5. Mike Neal, 1565; 6. George Sack Jr, 1450; 7. Keith Vondersaar, 1100; 8. Rick Lapka, 1085; 9. Bobby Lague, 795; 10. David Quigley, 535

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Mod Lite
Race #7 09/22/2012

Main Event Results: 1. Kevin Alverson, Thousand Oaks, 20 Laps; 2. Dave Dotson, Thousand Oaks, 20 Laps; 3. Chris Meredith, Thousand Oaks, 20 Laps; 4. Mike Sweeney, Whittier, 20 Laps; 5. Kris Kornder, Did not start
Lap Leaders: Kevin Alverson (1-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Mike Sweeney

Top 10 in points: 1. Mike Sweeney, 1630; 2. Dave Dotson, 1540; 3. Kevin Alverson, 1235; 4. Chris Meredith, 875; 5. Mike Kornder, 580; 5. Kyle Alverson, 580; 7. Kris Kornder, 420; 8. Chris Olson, 250; 9. Luke Boles, 225

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Lightning Sprints
Race #1 09/22/2012

Main Event Results: 1. Bobby Michnowicz, Torrance, 20 Laps; 2. Doug Nunes, 20 Laps; 3. Dan Hillberg, Placentia, 20 Laps; 4. Darren Hillberg, Carona, 20 Laps; 5. Damon Arnett, 20 Laps; 6. Steven Limon, 20 Laps; 7. Dale Gamer, Anaheim, 20 Laps; 8. Tom Downing, Lakewood, 20 Laps; 9. Alex Grigoreas, 20 Laps; 10. Guy Maresch, Anaheim Hills, 20 Laps; 11. Jeff Dyer, 19 Laps; 12. Dan Lancaster, 19 Laps; 13. James McCauley, 19 Laps; 14. Jim Squire III, Lakeside, 19 Laps; 15. Zack Zauss, 18 Laps; 16. Mike Kotlinski, Riverside, 18 Laps; 17. Chris Watkins, Cypress, 18 Laps; 18. Donna Kotlinski, Nuevo, 4 Laps
Lap Leaders: Damon Arnett (1), Steven Limon (2-6), Bobby Michnowicz (7-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Guy Maresch; Heat 2: Dan Hillberg

Ventura Raceway does not calculate points for this class

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VRA Junior Midgets
Race #9 09/22/2012

Main Event Results: 1. Devin McCree, Ventura, 15 Laps; 2. Tommy Velasquez III, Camarillo, 15 Laps; 3. Oliver Blades, Moorpark, 15 Laps; 4. Miles Hedrick, Simi Valley, 8 Laps

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Miles Hedrick

Top 10 in points: 1. Devin McCree, 1935; 2. Tommy Velasquez III, 1825; 3. Miles Hedrick, 1775; 4. Oliver Blades, 880; 5. Kayle Brazel, 840; 6. Mike Long, 570; 7. Jake Aguilar, 200; 8. Brennan Rogers, 0

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VRA Mini Dwarf - Pistons
Race #8 09/22/2012

Main Event Results: 1. Garrett Egan, Saugus, 12 Laps; 2. Kyleigh Forster, 12 Laps; 3. Blake Hendricks, Simi Valley, 12 Laps; 4. Zack Chavez, Santa Paula, 12 Laps; 5. Dylan Neal, Oxnard, 11 Laps
Lap Leaders: Garrett Egan (1-12)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Blake Hendricks

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VRA Mini Dwarf - Superchargers
Race #8 09/22/2012

Main Event Results: 1. J D Brown, Port Hueneme, 12 Laps; 2. Nick Velasquez, Camarillo, 12 Laps
Lap Leaders: J D Brown (1-12)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Nick Velasquez

Top 10 in points: 1. Nick Velasquez, 2025; 2. J D Brown, 1890; 3. Destyn Garcia, 1085; 4. Eli Marshall, 455; 5. Jacob Aguilar, 415; 6. Logan Rutherford, 0; 6. Joe Snyder, 0; 6. Cameron McCauley, 0; 6. Jeremy Clark, 0

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September
1 Motorcycles & Quads (Oval & Motocross tracks)
8 VRA Sprints, Senior Sprints, Dwarf Cars, Focus Midgets & Go Karts
15 VRA Midgets, IMCA Modifieds, Sport Compacts, NMRA TQ Midgets, QRC Karts & Quads
22 VRA Sprints, Dwarf Cars, Mod Lites, California Lightning Sprints, Junior Midgets & Mini Dwarfs
29
VRA Midgets (ARP Battle at the Beach Final), Senior Sprints, IMCA Modifieds & Sport Compacts

October
6
VRA Midgets, Senior Sprints (John Jewett Memorial), Dwarf Cars, Mod Lites, Go Karts, Junior Midgets & Mini Dwarfs
13 OFF WEEKEND
20 OFF WEEKEND
27 VRA Sprints, Senior Sprints, Dwarf Cars, Sport Compacts, Mod Lites, Quads, Junior Midgets & Mini Dwarfs

November
3 Motorcycles & Quads (Oval & Motocross tracks)
10 VRA Sprints (All Coast Challenge #3),Dwarf Cars, Focus Midgets & Go Karts

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