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October 5, 2013 Results

Taylor leads, spins then wins!


Greg Taylor drives a spirited race after a spin out and coming from the back to win the VRA Sprint Car Feature.


Still winning, Clif Warren just can't be beat and wins the VRA Senior Sprint Car Main.


Brian Saxton wins the Pro Dwarf Car Main.


Mike Neal wins the Senior Dwarf Car Feature.


Anthony Lopicollo wins the NMRA Midget Feature.


Brennan Rogers wins the VRA Focus Main and clinches the Focus Championship.

(October 7, 2013, Cliff Morgan, Ventura Raceway) OXNARD, CA - Racing continued Saturday night October 5 and the racing was another night of exciting competition as one of the largest car counts of the season competed.

VRA Sprints returned to action with past VRA Sprint Car Champion Greg Taylor taking the win over 20 competitors in the 30 lap feature. He dominated the race to take the win. Throughout the race Taylor had to battle several drivers to get the win. He had to come from the rear of the field after spinning out while leading the race early on. He then battled with Jimmy Crawford, Clif Warren and Guy Woodward before he finally got out front for good. Following Taylor across the finish line were Guy Woodward, Tom Hendricks, Ed Schwarz and Kyle Smith. Three heat races were run with wins being taken by Greg Taylor, Clif Warren and Jimmy Crawford.

Seven VRA Senior Sprints were on hand to run their portion of the night's racing. The heat race and their 20 lap main event, once again, went to season point leader Clif Warren. The win kept him undefeated in 2013 with 11 straight victories. In the main event Warren took the lead from the start and led to the finish to take his record setting eleventh win in a row this season. Warren led Ed Schwarz, Chris Meredith, Steve Brown, and Mike Cook to the finish line. After eleven races in 2013, Warren leads Meredith by 395 points.

VRA Dwarf Cars returned to action with 28 Pro Dwarf cars and 7 Senior Dwarf Cars present. In Pro action, four heats were run with wins going to Camron Diatte, Jacob Ganzer, Brent Stevens and Curt Cook. One Semi Main was run with the win going to Tim Conley. The 20 lap main event was won by Brian Saxton who held off several challenges to take the feature win. Following him to the line were Diatte, Ganzer, Cody Majors and Conley. In Senior racing the one heat race run went to Mike Lewis. Their 20 lap feature went to Mike Neal over George Calvo, Bob Kaufman, Lee Majors and Lewis.

VRA Focus Midgets raced Saturday night with Brennan Rogers taking the win in the feature. His win clinched his VRA 2013 Focus Championship. Leroy Anderson took the one heat race win.

NMRA TQ Midgets also were on hand Saturday night with Anthony Lopicollo taking the 20 lap feature win.

Ventura Raceway will be dark next Saturday night October 12 as the Fairgrounds stages the 2013 Highland Games.

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Ventura Raceway Race Results for 10/05/2013
MYLAPS data for 10/05/2013: http://www.mylaps.com/en/events/964179

VRA Sprint Cars
Race #11 10/05/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Greg Taylor, Ventura, 30 Laps; 2. Guy Woodward, Santa Clarita, 30 Laps; 3. Tom Hendricks, Simi Valley, 30 Laps; 4. Ed Schwarz, Santa Fe Springs, 30 Laps; 5. Kyle Smith, Moorpark, 30 Laps; 6. Charlie Butcher, Santa Barbara, 30 Laps; 7. David Taylor Jr., Moorpark, 30 Laps; 8. Cliff Warren, Camarillo, 30 Laps; 9. Russel Deblauw, Ventura, 29 Laps; 10. George Morris, 29 Laps; 11. Kenny Perkins, Victorville, 26 Laps; 12. Jimmy Crawford, Ventura, 24 Laps; 13. Rick Hendrix, Palmdale, 9 Laps; 14. Josh Lakatos, Pasadena, 9 Laps; 15. Luke Boles, Goleta, 9 Laps; 16. Cody Swanson, Norco, 9 Laps; 17. Adam Frith-Smith, Llano. Ca, 0 Laps; 18. Leroy Anderson, Las Vegas, 0 Laps
Lap Leaders: Greg Taylor (1-9), Cliff Warren (10), Jimmy Crawford (11-16), Greg Taylor (17), Guy Woodward (18), Greg Taylor (19-30)

Heat Race Winners: Extreme Mufflers Heat 1: Greg Taylor; Saldana Racing Products Heat 2: Cliff Warren; BR Motorsports Heat 3: Jimmy Crawford

Keizer Aluminum Wheels High Point Award: Jimmy Crawford
K&N Engineering Hard Charger Award: Guy Woodward
DJ Safety Hard Luck Award: Adam Frith-Smith

Top 10 in points (Adjusted): 1. Greg Taylor, 2265; 2. Guy Woodward, 2205; 3. Tom Hendricks, 2145; 4. Kyle Smith, 1750; 5. Luke Boles, 1715; 6. Rick Hendrix, 1680; 7. David Taylor Jr., 1425; 8. Austin DeBlauw, 1330; 9. Bruce Douglass, 1070; 10. Russel Deblauw, 975

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VRA Senior Sprints
Race #11 10/05/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Cliff Warren, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 2. Ed Schwarz, Santa Fe Springs, 20 Laps; 3. Chris Meredith, Thousand Oaks, 20 Laps; 4. Steve Brown, Ontario, Ca, 20 Laps; 5. Mike Cook, Long Beach, 19 Laps; 6. Joe Boman, Satellite Beach, Florida, 19 Laps; 7. Leroy Anderson, Las Vegas, 19 Laps
Lap Leaders: Cliff Warren (1-20)

Heat Race Winners: SpinTech Mufflers Heat 1: Cliff Warren

Top 10 in points: 1. Cliff Warren, 2770; 2. Chris Meredith, 2375; 3. Steve Brown, 1940; 4. Mike Cook, 1880; 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 #11 10/05/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Brian Saxton, Mentone, 20 Laps; 2. Camron Diatte, 20 Laps; 3. Jacob Ganzer, Murrietta, 20 Laps; 4. Cody Majors, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 5. Tim Conley, Oxnard, 20 Laps; 6. David Cantu, 20 Laps; 7. Johnny Conley, Oxnard, 20 Laps; 8. Brent Stevens, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 9. Stephen Brunn, Monrovia, 20 Laps; 10. Tommy Velasquez III, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 11. Thomas Velasquez, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 12. April Banvelos, Sylmar, 20 Laps; 13. Ira Henry, Bakersfield, 20 Laps; 14. George Calvo, Agua Dulce, 10 Laps; 15. Eric Moore, Ventura, 9 Laps; 16. Chase Lippert, Thousand Oaks, 7 Laps; 17. Kevin Calvo, Agua Dulce, 7 Laps; 18. Curt Cook, Santa Paula, 4 Laps; 19. Jason Horton, Oxnard, 4 Laps; 20. Matt Larson, Rosamond, 4 Laps
Lap Leaders: Tommy Velasquez III (1-2), Brian Saxton (3-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Camron Diatte; Heat 2: Jacob Ganzer; Heat 3: Brent Stevens; Heat 4: Curt Cook

Top 10 in points: 1. Johnny Conley, 2050; 2. Thomas Velasquez, 1865; 3. Brent Stevens, 1785; 4. Kevin Calvo, 1755; 5. Tim Conley, 1735; 6. Eric Moore, 1650; 7. Jacob Ganzer, 1625; 8. Jason Horton, 1615; 9. Hannah Mayhew, 1575; 10. Tommy Velasquez III, 1445

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VRA Senior Dwarf Cars
Race #11 10/05/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Mike Neal, Northridge, 20 Laps; 2. George Calvo, Agua Dulce, 20 Laps; 3. Bob Kaufman, Santa Clarita, CA, 20 Laps; 4. Lee Majors, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 5. Mike Lewis, Sunland, 20 Laps; 6. Brent Stevens, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 7. Keith Vondersaar, Acton, Did not show
Lap Leaders: Mike Neal (1-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Mike Lewis

Top 10 in points: 1. Mike Neal, 2500; 2. George Calvo, 2200; 3. Mike Lewis, 2130; 4. Bob Kaufman, 2070; 5. Keith Vondersaar, 1995; 6. Bill Van Praag, 1720; 7. Brent Stevens, 1450; 8. Tom Stephens Sr, 1185; 9. Lee Majors, 885; 10. Randy Gordon, 655

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Ford Focus
Race #11 10/05/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Brennan Rogers, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 2. Michael Steele, Palmdale, 20 Laps; 3. Leroy Anderson, Las Vegas, 19 Laps
Lap Leaders: Brennan Rogers (1-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Leroy Anderson

Top 10 in points: 1. Brennan Rogers, 2620; 2. Wally Pankratz, 2250; 3. Courtney Crone, 810; 4. Ashley Hazelton, 715; 5. Christine Breckenridge, 405; 6. Austin Blair, 215; 7. Dakota Dickerson, 210; 7. Steve Brown, 210; 9. Darin McCart, 200; 10. Clayton Ruston, 195

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NMRA TQ Midgets
Race #2 10/05/2013

Main Event Results: 1. Anthony Lopicollo, Brea, 20 Laps; 2. Chuck West, Clovis, 20 Laps; 3. Kenny Wiley, Sunland, 20 Laps; 4. Bruce Hiroshima, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 5. West Evans, Moorpark, 20 Laps; 6. Dakota Schwietzer, 20 Laps; 7. Scott Niven, Moorpark, 20 Laps; 8. Doug Arnold, 19 Laps; 9. Don Kiefer, Santa Clarita, 12 Laps
Lap Leaders: Bruce Hiroshima (1-10), Anthony Lopicollo (11-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Anthony Lopicollo; Heat 2: Kenny Wiley

Ventura Raceway does not calculate points for this class

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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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