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May 17, 2014 Results

Greg Taylor wins his first VRA Sprint Car Feature of the 2014 Season


Greg Taylor returned to competition and took the win in the 30 lap VRA Sprint Car main event.


Steve Brown passes Chris Meredith on the final lap to win the Senior Main.


Tom Stephens Jr. and Curtis Dietzsch raced side by side ever lap in one of the best Hobby Stock Mains with Tom taking the win.


Josh Vogt won his second IMCA Modified Main of the season and continues to lead the season's points race.


Veteran driver Jet Davison wins the Focus Feature over Ashley Hazleton.


VRA Sport Compact action saw point leader Zachary Peterson take another win over Trenton Morley.


Ricky Lewis takes the win in the Mod Lite 20 lap feature.
 


Henry Ito took the Go-Kart Feature for his first win of the season.


Mike Long took the win over Nick Velasquez and Cinnamon Brown in the Junior Midget Main.


Sandi Brown wins the Mini Dwarf Superchargers Main over Dalton Houghton.


Zack Chavez took the Mini Dwarf Piston win over Brandon Velasquez and Christian Bazen.

(May 19, 2014, Cliff Morgan, Ventura Raceway) Ventura Raceway resumed its VRA racing season after a week off to run USAC Sprints with a with a full program of exciting short track racing action featuring eight adult classes and three junior divisions battling on the 1/5 mile Ventura oval. Racing was exciting and fast paced on the night with racers battling to score points as the season continues.

Greg Taylor returned to competition and took the win in the 30 lap VRA Sprint Car main event. Taylor took the led from his outside front row starting position and was never headed. Following Taylor to the checkered flag were May 3rd winner Austin DeBlauw, Brian Camarillo, Luke Boles and Rick Hendrix. Twelve sprint cars were signed in for the night's action. In heat race action, wins went to Brian Camarillo and Greg Taylor. After seven races in 2014, Austin DeBlauw leads Kyle Smith in the point race by 20 points

VRA Senior Sprints continued their season with one heat race for the 6 cars in the pits. 2014 Champion Clif Warren took the heat win. The twenty lap feature was a hard fought battle between Ed Schwarz and Clif Warren for the first 18 laps. Going into turn four, Warren and Schwarz got together putting both to the back. On the restart Chris Meredith took the lead only to be passed by winner Steve Brown on the final lap. Following Brown to the finish line were Chris Meredith, Mike Cook, Clif Warren and Ed Schwarz. After six races in 2014, Clif Warren leads Mike Cook and Steve Brown in the point battle.

In IMCA Modified action, Dennis Eckert took the lead on lap one and led the first 16 laps until point leader Josh Vogt passed him to go on to take the 20 lap main event win. Second through fifth went to Eckert, visiting driver Cody Barnett, Dave Phipps and Brad Prows. Two heat races were run with wins going to Larry Wise and Robbie Witwer. After 6 races Joshua Vogt leads Donald Houghton and 2013 series champion Robbie Witwer in the season long point race.

Tom Stephens Jr. got back to winning ways with a 20,lap feature win over the rest of the 12 Hobby Stocks in attendance. He led all 20 laps to take the win. Following him across the line were Cameron Dougan, Curtis Dietzsch, Ernie Malone and Alan Grubel. Ernie Malone and Cameron Dougan took heat race wins. Curtis Dietzsch continues to lead in the season point race by 105 points after five races.

Focus Midgets continued their VRA season Saturday night with USAC veteran driver Jet Davison taking the feature win over Ashley Hazleton, Gary Howard, Dylan Ito and Zac Bogner. Ashley Hazleton took their one 8 lap heat race.

Mod Lite action saw Ricky Lewis take the win in their 20 lap feature over Kevin Calvo, Kris Kordner, Dave Dotson and Kim Lewis. Ricky Lewis also took their one heat race win.

VRA Go Karts were also on hand Saturday night with Henry Ito taking the Main Event win over Justin Raper, Kenny Byers Jr., Dylan Ito and Brenden McCarthy. Kenny Byers took the win in their heat race.

VRA Sport Compact action saw point leader Zachary Peterson take another win over Trenton Morley, Jeff Long, Matt Peterson and Mira Cook. This was his fifth main event win of the season. Heath Morton took their one heat race.

In Junior action, wins went to Sandi Brown in Mini Dwarf Superchargers over Dalton Houghton. Her win has her in the lead in their point race. Zack Chavez took the Mini Dwarf Piston win over Brandon Velasquez and Christian Bazen. In Junior Midgets, Mike Long took the win over Nick Velasquez and Cinnamon Brown.

Racing resumes Saturday night May 31, after we take the weekend of May 24 off. On that night we will present a full program of exciting racing featuring VRA Sprints, Senior Sprints, VRA Dwarf Cars, Focus Midgets, Sport Compacts, Mod Lites and our kids classes.

Ventura Raceway Race Results for 05/17/2014

VRA Sprint Cars
Race #7 05/17/2014

Main Event Results: 1. Greg Taylor, Ventura, 30 Laps; 2. Austin DeBlauw, lVentura, 30 Laps; 3. Brian Camarillo, Camarillo, 30 Laps; 4. Luke Boles, Goleta, 30 Laps; 5. Rick Hendrix, Palmdale, 30 Laps; 6. Tom Hendricks, Simi Valley, 30 Laps; 7. George Morris, 29 Laps; 8. Bruce Douglass, Ventura, 29 Laps; 9. Cody Majors, Simi Valley, 28 Laps; 10. David Taylor Jr., Moorpark, 28 Laps; 11. Kyle Smith, Moorpark, 20 Laps; 12. Ron Bach, Santa Paula, 10 Laps
Lap Leaders: Greg Taylor (1-30)

Heat Race Winners: Extreme Mufflers Heat 1: Brian Camarillo; Saldana Racing Products Heat 2: Greg Taylor

Top 10 in points: 1. Austin DeBlauw, 1320; 2. Kyle Smith, 1300; 3. Brian Camarillo, 1235; 4. Tom Hendricks, 1150; 5. Guy Woodward, 960; 6. Rick Hendrix, 920; 7. Luke Boles, 835; 8. Richard McCormick, 750; 9. George Morris, 740; 10. Cody Majors, 610

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VRA Senior Sprints
Race #6 05/17/2014

Main Event Results: 1. Steve Brown, Ontario, Ca, 20 Laps; 2. Chris Meredith, Thousand Oaks, 20 Laps; 3. Mike Cook, Long Beach, 20 Laps; 4. Cliff Warren, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 5. Ed Schwarz, Santa Fe Springs, 20 Laps; 6. George Tuttle, Carson, 17 Laps
Lap Leaders: Ed Schwarz (1-18), Chris Meredith (19-20), Steve Brown (20)

Heat Race Winners: SpinTech Mufflers Heat 1: Cliff Warren

Top 10 in points: 1. Cliff Warren, 1450; 2. Mike Cook, 1250; 3. Chris Meredith, 1215; 4. Steve Brown, 1065; 5. Wally Pankratz, 805; 6. Ed Schwarz, 800; 7. George Tuttle, 710; 8. Mark Smokey Stover, 480; 9. Wayne Heurung, 180; 10. Tom Fish, 175

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IMCA Modifieds
Race #6 05/17/2014

Main Event Results: 1. Joshua Vogt, Santa Maria, 20 Laps; 2. Dennis Eckert, Canyon Country, 20 Laps; 3. Cody Barnett, Hesperia, 20 Laps; 4. David Phipps, 20 Laps; 5. Brad Prows, Oak View, 20 Laps; 6. Donald Houghton, Rosamond, 20 Laps; 7. Jack Parker, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 8. Steve Bulpitt, Culver City, 20 Laps; 9. Andrew Greiman, Camarillo, 19 Laps; 10. Myan Spaccarelli, Simi Valley, 19 Laps; 11. James Stowe, Ridgecrest, 19 Laps; 12. Larry Hood, Bakersfield, 18 Laps; 13. Joe Weaver, Ventura, 15 Laps; 14. Steve Worstell, 14 Laps; 15. Larry Wise, 13 Laps; 16. Robbie Witwer, Ridgecrest, 13 Laps; 17. Andrew Phipps, Simi Valley, 3 Laps; 18. John Romero, Port Hueneme, Did not show
Lap Leaders: Dennis Eckert (1-16), Joshua Vogt (17-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Larry Wise; Heat 2: Robbie Witwer

Top 10 in points: 1. Joshua Vogt, 231; 2. Donald Houghton, 216; 3. Robbie Witwer, 211; 4. Jack Parker, 209; 5. David Phipps, 205; 6. Dennis Eckert, 202; 7. Andrew Greiman, 187; 8. Andrew Phipps, 179; 9. Brad Prows, 168; 10. James Stowe, 155

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VRA Sport Compacts
Race #5 05/17/2014

Main Event Results: 1. Zachary Peterson, Oxnard, 20 Laps; 2. Trenton Morley, Woodland Hills, 20 Laps; 3. Jeff Long, Thousand Oaks, 20 Laps; 4. Heath Morton, Oxnard, 19 Laps; 5. Matt Peterson, Oxnard, 19 Laps; 6. Mira Cook, Camarillo, Did not show; 7. Scott Olsen, Did not show
Lap Leaders: Zachary Peterson (1-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Heath Morton

Top 10 in points: 1. Zachary Peterson, 1265; 2. Jeff Long, 990; 3. Trenton Morley, 960; 4. Matt Peterson, 885; 5. Bruce Fink, 860; 6. Scott Olsen, 760; 7. Heath Morton, 625; 8. Mira Cook, 600; 9. Gary Garvin, 495; 10. Justin Marsh, 170; 10. Joanna Brown, 170

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VRA Hobby Stocks
Race #5 05/17/2014

Main Event Results: 1. Tom Stephens Jr, Ventura, 20 Laps; 2. Cameron Dougan, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 3. Curtis Dietzsch, 20 Laps; 4. Ernie Malone, Ojai, 20 Laps; 5. Alan Grubel, Yucaipa, 20 Laps; 6. Robert Lawler, Bakersfield, 20 Laps; 7. Danny Quinn, Ridgecrest, 20 Laps; 8. David Heurung, 20 Laps; 9. Mike Stanford, 20 Laps; 10. Tom Stephens Sr, Ventura, 20 Laps; 11. Sam Garvin, Oxnard, 20 Laps; 12. Jesse James Verdun, 20 Laps
Lap Leaders: David Heurung (1-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Ernie Malone; Heat 2: Cameron Dougan

Top 10 in points: 1. Curtis Dietzsch, 1160; 2. Ernie Malone, 1055; 3. Cameron Dougan, 965; 4. Mike Stanford, 960; 5. David Heurung, 875; 6. Tom Stephens Jr, 830; 7. Jesse James Verdun, 745; 8. Sam Garvin, 590; 9. Gary Curtis, 495; 10. Robert Lawler, 370

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Ford Focus
Race #4 05/17/2014

Main Event Results: 1. Jet Davison, Running Springs, 20 Laps; 2. Ashley Hazelton, Northridge, 20 Laps; 3. Gary Howard, Ventura, 20 Laps; 4. Dylan Ito, Newberry Park, Disqualified; 5. Zac Bogner, Norco, 2 Laps
Lap Leaders: Dylan Ito (1), Zac Bogner (2), Jet Davison (3-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Ashley Hazelton

Top 10 in points: 1. Zac Bogner, 865; 2. Brennan Rogers, 750; 2. Ashley Hazelton, 750; 4. Gary Howard, 735; 5. Jet Davison, 655; 6. Dylan Ito, 390; 7. Randi Pankratz, 385; 8. Courtney Crone, 360; 9. Wally Pankratz, 240; 10. Davey Marcotte, 185

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Mod Lite
Race #5 05/17/2014

Main Event Results: 1. Ricky Lewis, Oxnard, 20 Laps; 2. Kevin Calvo, Agua Dulce, 20 Laps; 3. Kris Kornder, 20 Laps; 4. Dave Dotson, Thousand Oaks, 20 Laps; 5. Kim Lewis, Woodland Hills, 18 Laps
Lap Leaders: Kim Lewis (1), Kris Kornder (2), Ricky Lewis (3), Kris Kornder (4-5), Kevin Calvo (6-8), Ricky Lewis (9-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Ricky Lewis

Top 10 in points: 1. Dave Dotson, 1075; 2. Ricky Lewis, 970; 3. George Calvo, 850; 3. Jeffrey Fry, 850; 5. Kim Lewis, 580; 6. Kris Kornder, 575; 7. Kevin Calvo, 480; 8. Mike Gilmore, 350; 9. Jonathan Henry, 250; 10. Mike Kornder, 175

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Go-Karts
Race #3 05/17/2014

Main Event Results: 1. Henry Ito, 20 Laps; 2. Justin Raper, Paso Robles, 20 Laps; 3. Kenny Byers Jr, Ventura, 20 Laps; 4. Dylan Ito, Newberry Park, 20 Laps; 5. Brenden McCarthy, 14 Laps
Lap Leaders: Henry Ito (1-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Kenny Byers Jr

Top 10 in points: 1. Kenny Byers Jr, 730; 2. Justin Raper, 650; 3. Henry Ito, 455; 4. Brenden McCarthy, 410; 5. Dylan Ito, 390; 6. Sam Gally, 365; 7. Mike Evans, 215; 8. Tyler Stover, 210

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VRA Junior Midgets
Race #4 05/17/2014

Main Event Results: 1. Mike Long, Thousand Oaks, 15 Laps; 2. Nick Velasquez, Camarillo, 15 Laps; 3. Cinnamon Brown, Ojia, 15 Laps
Lap Leaders: Mike Long (1-15)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Cinnamon Brown

Top 10 in points: 1. Mike Long, 1005; 2. Nick Velasquez, 965; 3. Cinnamon Brown, 655

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VRA Mini Dwarf - Pistons
Race #4 05/17/2014

Main Event Results: 1. Zack Chavez, Santa Paula, 12 Laps; 2. Christian Bazen, Saugus, 12 Laps; 3. Brandon Velasquez, 10 Laps
Lap Leaders: Christian Bazen (1), Zack Chavez (2-12)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Zack Chavez

Top 10 in points: ; 3. Brandon Velasquez, 0; 3. Blake Hendricks, 0; 3. Christian Bazen, 0; 3. Zack Chavez, 0

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VRA Mini Dwarf - Superchargers
Race #4 05/17/2014

Main Event Results: 1. Sandy Brown, 12 Laps; 2. Dalton Houghton, Rosamond, 12 Laps
Lap Leaders: Sandy Brown (1-12)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Dalton Houghton

Top 10 in points: 1. Sandy Brown, 990; 2. Dalton Houghton, 675; 3. Will Mimms, 615; 4. J D Brown, 495; 5. Garrett Egan, 235

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Report Created by Ventura Raceway Scoring Program
Report Created: 05/20/2014 08:49



May
3 VRA Sprint Cars, Senior Sprints, Dwarf Cars, IMCA Modifieds, Sport Compacts & Mod Lites
10 USAC-CRA Sprint Cars & Pro Dwarf Cars ( Special Event Prices )
17 VRA Sprint Cars, Senior Sprints, IMCA Modifieds, Hobby Stocks, Sport Compacts, Mod Lites, Focus Midgets, Go-Karts, Junior Midgets & Mini Dwarfs
24 OFF WEEKEND
31 VRA Sprint Cars, Senior Sprints, Dwarf Cars, Sport Compacts, Mod Lites, Focus Midgets, Junior Midgets & Mini Dwarfs


June
7 VRA Sprint Cars, Senior Sprints, IMCA Modifieds, Hobby Stocks, Sport Compacts, Mod Lites, Focus Midgets & Go-Karts
14 OFF WEEKEND
21 VRA Sprint Cars, Senior Sprints, Dwarf Cars, IMCA Modifieds, Hobby Stocks, Go-Karts, Junior Midgets & Mini Dwarfs
28 AMA Speedway Bike National Championship Round  ( Special Event Prices )

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