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October 19, 2013 Results

Kruseman wins Sprint Main.


Cory Kruseman wins the VRA Sprint Car Feature.


Breaking Clif Warrens win streak, Chris Meredith takes the VRA Senior Sprint Car Main.


Johnathon Henry wins the Pro Dwarf Car Main.


Brent Stevens wins the Senior Dwarf Car Feature.


Scott Dinger wins the Hobby Stock Feature and clinches the Championship.


Zack Peterson wins the Sport Compact Main and clinches the Championship.


Johnathon Henry also wins the California Lightning Sprint Main.


With his sixth win of the year, Nick Velasquez clinched the Junior Midget Championship.


Sandy Brown took her first win in the VRA Supercharger Mini Dwarf Cars.


Blake Hendricks took the win in the Piston Mini Dwarf Cars.

(October 21, 2013, Cliff Morgan, Ventura Raceway) Racing continued Saturday night October 19 and the racing was another night of exciting competition as another good car count competed for points as our season winds down.

VRA Sprints returned to action with Cory Kruseman taking the 30 lap feature win over past VRA Sprint Car Champion Greg Taylor and 14 other competitors. Kruseman rode to victory in his pink trimmed "Save the Ta-Tas" #21ck, to help celebrate Ribbons of the Life night, Ventura's breast cancer awareness charity. After taking the lead from Guy Woodward on lap 13 he dominated the race to take the win. Following Kruseman and Taylor across the finish line were Tom Hendricks, Bruce Douglass and Luke Boles. Two heat races were run with wins being taken by Greg Taylor in the Extreme Mufflers Heat #1 and Cory Kruseman in Saldana Racing Products Heat #2

Six VRA Senior Sprints were on hand to run their portion of the night's racing. With a heat race win and a second place finish in the feature, Clif Warren clinched his second straight Senior Sprint championship. The 20 lap feature saw a new winner take the checkered flag as Chris Meredith not only took his first VRA win but also broke Warren’s 11 race win streak. In the main event Meredith took the lead from the start and led to the finish to take his victory. Meredith and Warren were followed by Steve Brown, Mike Cook and Joe Boman to the finish line.

VRA Dwarf Cars returned to action with 23 Pro Dwarf cars and 6 Senior Dwarf Cars present. In Pro action, three heats were run with wins going to Johnny Conley, Hannah Mayhew, and Thomas Velasquez. The 20 lap main event was won by Johnathan Henry who held off several challenges to take the VRA feature win. Following him to the line were Austen Figueroa, Eric Moore, Tim Conley and Johnny Conley. In Senior racing the one heat race run went to George Calvo. Their 20 lap feature went to Brent Stevens over Mike Neal, George Calvo, Lee Majors and Mike Lewis.

VRA Hobby Stocks raced with point leader and new 2013 Champion Scott Dinger taking the win over a field of 8 cars in both the heat race and 20 lap feature. He led David Heurung, Tom Stephens Jr, Ernie Malone, and Mike Stanford to the line. Malone and Stanford moved up in the order when Stephens’ car failed post race tech inspection and Sam Garvin inherited 5th place.

VRA Sport Compacts crowned their 2013 champion as Zack Peterson took the win and he championship. He led a field of 9 cars to the finish in their feature event. Following him to the line were Andrew Greiman, James Adler, Heath Morton and Trent Morley. Heath Morton took the win in their one heat race.

The California Lightning Sprints were also on hand Saturday night with 18 cars in attendance. Damon Arnett led the first 4 laps from the pole. Darren Hillberg grabbed the top spot from Arnett on lap 5 and led until perennial USAC Midget front runner, Johnathon Henry took over. Henry led the final 14 circuits to take the win in his first career California Lightning Sprint start. Henry was followed across the line by Dan Hillberg, Brian Corso, Dakota Albright, and Tom Downing. Jeff Dyer, Henry, and Zach Zauss took the 3 heat race wins.

In kids action Sandy Brown took her first win in the Superchargers over J D Brown, and Will Mimms. With 8 wins on the season, J.D. clinched the Supercharger title. In Pistons Blake Hendricks took the win over Garrett Egan, Zack Chavez, Brandon Velasquez and Dylan Neal. With his sixth win of the year, Nick Velasquez clinched the Junior Midget title over Mike Long.

Ventura Raceway will be dark next Saturday night October 26.

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Ventura Raceway Race Results for 10/19/2013
MYLAPS data for 10/19/2013: http://www.mylaps.com/en/events/968724

VRA Sprint Cars
Race #12 10/19/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Cory Kruseman, Ventura, 30 Laps; 2. Greg Taylor, Ventura, 30 Laps; 3. Tom Hendricks, Simi Valley, 30 Laps; 4. Bruce Douglass, Ventura, 30 Laps; 5. Luke Boles, Goleta, 30 Laps; 6. Kyle Smith, Moorpark, 30 Laps; 7. Jake Vail, Ojai, 30 Laps; 8. Jimmy Crawford, Ventura, 30 Laps; 9. Austin DeBlauw, lVentura, 30 Laps; 10. Charlie Butcher, Santa Barbara, 30 Laps; 11. George Morris, 29 Laps; 12. Jesse Denome, San Diego, 29 Laps; 13. Cliff Warren, Camarillo, 29 Laps; 14. Guy Woodward, Santa Clarita, 28 Laps; 15. Greg Alexander, Gardena, 9 Laps; 16. Rick Hendrix, Palmdale, 0 Laps
Lap Leaders: Guy Woodward (1-12), Cory Kruseman (13-30)

Heat Race Winners: Extreme Mufflers Heat 1: Cory Kruseman; Saldana Racing Products Heat 2: Greg Taylor

Keizer Aluminum Wheels High Point Award: Cory Kruseman
K&N Engineering Hard Charger: Luke Boles
DJ Safety Hard Luck Award: Rick Hendrix

Top 10 in points: 1. Greg Taylor, 2505; 2. Tom Hendricks, 2360; 3. Guy Woodward, 2345; 4. Kyle Smith, 1915; 5. Luke Boles, 1890; 6. Rick Hendrix, 1805; 7. David Taylor Jr., 1540; 8. Austin DeBlauw, 1480; 9. Bruce Douglass, 1275; 10. Charlie Butcher, 1060

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VRA Senior Sprints
Race #12 10/19/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Chris Meredith, Thousand Oaks, 20 Laps; 2. Cliff Warren, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 3. Steve Brown, Ontario, Ca, 20 Laps; 4. Mike Cook, Long Beach, 20 Laps; 5. Joe Boman, Satellite Beach, Florida, 19 Laps; 6. Jesse Denome, San Diego, 4 Laps
Lap Leaders: Chris Meredith (1-20)

Heat Race Winners: SpinTech Mufflers Heat 1: Cliff Warren

Top 10 in points: 1. Cliff Warren, 3010; 2. Chris Meredith, 2620; 3. Steve Brown, 2160; 4. Mike Cook, 2075; 5. Ed Schwarz, 1525; 6. Wally Pankratz, 1145; 7. Greg Andrews, 1090; 8. David Marini, 755; 9. Rob Kershaw, 240; 10. Victor Davis, 200

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VRA Pro Dwarf Cars
Race #12 10/19/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Jonathan Henry, 20 Laps; 2. Austen Figueroa, El Segundo, Ca, 20 Laps; 3. Eric Moore, Ventura, 20 Laps; 4. Tim Conley, Oxnard, 20 Laps; 5. Johnny Conley, Oxnard, 20 Laps; 6. Thomas Velasquez, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 7. Jacob Ganzer, Murrietta, 20 Laps; 8. Tommy Velasquez III, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 9. Brent Stevens, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 10. George Calvo, Agua Dulce, 20 Laps; 11. Ira Henry, Bakersfield, 20 Laps; 12. Cody Majors, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 13. Hannah Mayhew, Acton, Ca, 20 Laps; 14. Matt Larson, Rosamond, 19 Laps; 15. Corbin Hames, Oak View, 19 Laps; 16. D. J. Lebow, 18 Laps; 17. Todd Atkins, Ventura, 15 Laps; 18. Devin McCree, Ventura, 15 Laps; 19. April Banvelos, Sylmar, 15 Laps; 20. John Spittle, Ventura, 10 Laps; 21. Shawn Egan, Saugus, 5 Laps; 22. Kevin Calvo, Agua Dulce, 2 Laps
Lap Leaders: Austen Figueroa (1-15), Jonathan Henry (16-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Johnny Conley; Heat 2: Hannah Mayhew; Heat 3: Thomas Velasquez

Top 10 in points: 1. Johnny Conley, 2255; 2. Thomas Velasquez, 2060; 3. Brent Stevens, 1945; 4. Tim Conley, 1940; 5. Eric Moore, 1870; 6. Kevin Calvo, 1855; 7. Jacob Ganzer, 1795; 8. Hannah Mayhew, 1730; 9. Jason Horton, 1615; 10. Tommy Velasquez III, 1605

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VRA Senior Dwarf Cars
Race #12 10/19/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Brent Stevens, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 2. Mike Neal, Northridge, 20 Laps; 3. George Calvo, Agua Dulce, 20 Laps; 4. Lee Majors, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 5. Mike Lewis, Sunland, 20 Laps; 6. Bob Kaufman, Santa Clarita, CA, 20 Laps
Lap Leaders: Mike Lewis (1-7), Brent Stevens (8-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: George Calvo

Top 10 in points: 1. Mike Neal, 2730; 2. George Calvo, 2425; 3. Mike Lewis, 2330; 4. Bob Kaufman, 2245; 5. Keith Vondersaar, 1995; 6. Bill Van Praag, 1720; 7. Brent Stevens, 1695; 8. Tom Stephens Sr, 1185; 9. Lee Majors, 1075; 10. Randy Gordon, 655

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VRA Hobby Stocks
Race #14 10/19/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Scott Dinger, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 2. David Heurung, 20 Laps; 3. Tom Stephens Jr, Ventura, Disqualified; 4. Ernie Malone, Ojai, 20 Laps; 5. Mike Stanford, 20 Laps; 6. Sam Garvin, Oxnard, 20 Laps; 7. Cameron Dougan, Camarillo, 19 Laps; 8. Kenny Haley, Did not show
Lap Leaders: Cameron Dougan (1-4), Tom Stephens Jr (5-7), David Heurung (8-20), Scott Dinger (18-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Scott Dinger

Top 10 in points: 1. Scott Dinger, 3295; 2. David Heurung, 2990; 3. Ernie Malone, 2830; 4. Tom Stephens Jr, 2355; 5. Gary Curtis, 2350; 6. Sam Garvin, 1705; 7. James Brown, 1355; 8. Mike Stanford, 1160; 9. Cameron Dougan, 825; 10. Randal Dougan, 720

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VRA Sport Compacts
Race #11 10/19/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Zachary Peterson, Oxnard, 20 Laps; 2. Andrew Greiman, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 3. James Adler, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 4. Heath Morton, Oxnard, 20 Laps; 5. Trenton Morley, Woodland Hills, 20 Laps; 6. Mira Cook, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 7. Jeff Long, 19 Laps; 8. Bruce Fink, Port Hueneme, 6 Laps; 9. James Stowe, Ridgecrest, 6 Laps
Lap Leaders: James Stowe (1), Zachary Peterson (2-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Heath Morton

Top 10 in points: 1. Zachary Peterson, 2655; 2. James Adler, 2180; 3. Andrew Greiman, 2175; 4. Mira Cook, 1950; 5. Bruce Fink, 1630; 6. Mike Stanford, 1435; 7. Heath Morton, 820; 8. Eric Griffin, 650; 9. Joel Chavez Jr., 350; 10. Cameron Dougan, 310

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Cal. Lightning Sprints
Race #2 10/19/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Damon Arnett, 20 Laps; 2. Dan Hillberg, 20 Laps; 3. Brian Corso, 20 Laps; 4. Dakota Albright, Jr., 20 Laps; 5. Tom Downing, 20 Laps; 6. Ronnie Hancock, 20 Laps; 7. Stephen Limon, 20 Laps; 8. Damon Arnett, 20 Laps; 9. Darren Hillberg, 19 Laps; 10. Jon Squire, 19 Laps; 11. Donna Kotlinski, 17 Laps; 12. Dale Gamer, 17 Laps; 13. Zach Zauss, 16 Laps; 14. Guy Maresch, 8 Laps; 15. Bobby Michnowicz, 4 Laps; 16. Alex Grigoreas, 2 Laps; 17. Jeff Dyer, 1 Lap; 18. James Squire III, 1 Lap; 19. Chance Sheffield, 1 Lap; 20. Marshall Sexton, DNS

Heat Race Winners: N/A

Ventura Raceway does not calculate points for this class

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VRA Junior Midgets
Race #10 10/19/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Nick Velasquez, Camarillo, 15 Laps; 2. Mike Long, Thousand Oaks, 15 Laps

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Mike Long

Top 10 in points: 1. Nick Velasquez, 1775; 2. Mike Long, 1455; 3. Jake Aguilar, 235

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VRA Mini Dwarf - Superchargers
Race #10 10/19/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Sandy Brown, 12 Laps; 2. J D Brown, Port Hueneme, 12 Laps; 3. Will Mimms, 11 Laps

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: J D Brown

Top 10 in points: 1. J D Brown, 2550; 2. Will Mimms, 1990; 3. Sandy Brown, 710; 4. Andrew Orlando, 495; 5. Bailey Hendricks, 465; 6. Eli Marshall, 0; 6. Isaac Marshall, 0

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VRA Mini Dwarf - Pistons
Race #10 10/19/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Blake Hendricks, Simi Valley, 12 Laps; 2. Garrett Egan, Saugus, 12 Laps; 3. Zack Chavez, Santa Paula, 12 Laps; 4. Brandon Velasquez, 12 Laps; 5. Dylan Neal, Oxnard, 1 Lap

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Garrett Egan

Top 10 in points: ; 6. Brandon Velasquez, 0; 6. Blake Hendricks, 0; 6. Dylan Neal, 0; 6. Garrett Egan, 0; 6. Zack Chavez, 0

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October
5 Ribbons of Life Night - VRA Sprint Cars, Senior Sprints, Dwarf Cars, Focus Midgets, Go-Karts, NMRA TQs
12 OFF WEEKEND
19 Ribbons of Life Night - VRA Sprint Cars, Senior Sprints, Dwarf Cars, Sport Compacts, Ca. Lightning Sprints, Junior Midgets &
Mini Dwarfs
26 CANCELLED
November
2 Motorcycles & Quads (Oval & Motocross tracks)
9 VRA Sprint Cars, Senior Sprints, Hobby Stocks, Sport Compacts, Focus Midgets, Go-Karts, Junior Midgets & Mini Dwarfs
16 VRA Sprint Cars, Dwarf Cars, Sport Compacts, Mod Lites, Go-Karts, Quads

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