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2014 Membership Prices
1. Sprint Car, Senior Sprint Car,
Midget, Focus Midget, Dwarf Car, Mod
Lite, VRA Hobby Stocks $125
2. Sport Compact, Go-Kart, Jr.
Midget, Mini Dwarf Car $100
3. General Member $80
We hope that drivers, crews and fans
take advantage of this meeting to
get together. We are looking forward
to a great 2014 and this will be the
kickoff to another exciting year of
short track racing at Ventura
Raceway. If you have any questions
about this meeting, please give us a
call at the Raceway office
(805) 985-5433 X115 Monday through
Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM.
Austin DeBlauw wins the final ARP Battle
at the Beach for 2014 and Jimmy Crawford
gets crowned King of the Beach
night was Russell DeBlauw's birthday and
his son flew in from Chicago to win the
ARP Battle at the Beach.
Crawford crowned King of the Beach
winning two of the ARP Battle at the
Beach races this season.
Saxton wins a hard fought battle with
Johnny Conley to take the Pro Dwarf Car
Feature. This two drivers are fighting
for the 2014 points championship.
Vanpraag wins the Senior Dwarf Car Main
and is currently second in points.
wins her first Sport Compact Main in
2014 and is running 5th in points.
wins another Mod Lite Main.
chased down Bobby Michnowicz to win the
California Lightning Sprint Car Feature.
Chuck West wins the NMRA TQ Midget Main.
Zack Chavez wins his first Junior Midget
Sandy Brown wins the Supercharger Mini
Dwarf Car Main and is the 2014 Champion.
Zack Chavez doubled up and won the
Piston Mini Dwarf Car Main.
2014, Cliff Morgan, Ventura Raceway)
Saturday night October 18 saw one of the
best car counts of the last two seasons
at Ventura Raceway. With the Fourth and
final Battle at the Beach for VRA Sprint
Cars for 2014 headlining the night the
fans in attendance witnessed great
racing all night long. Racing across the
board was very good in our adult and
kids classes. Over 100 cars and drivers
were signed into the pit Saturday night.
Saturday night featured the fourth and
final ARP Battle at the Beach race for
2014. All the top VRA drivers were on
hand to go for the very special trophy
and added winners purse that goes to the
winner of each of these special events.
There were three heat races run with
wins going to Greg Taylor, A J Bender,
and Guy Woodward. Their 30 lap main
event was a rough and tumble race that
needed four starts to get one lap
completed. Kyle Edwards led lap 1 with
Greg Taylor getting by on lap two and
then leading until a back marker spun in
front of him on lap 21 forcing him to
stop on the track and go to the rear of
the field. Austin DeBlauw then took the
lead and led to the finish taking the
win and the $1,500 winners check and the
special ARP Battle at the Beach Trophy.
Jimmy Crawford, who had won two previous
races in the series this season,
finished fourth to clinch the title of
ARP King of the Beach for 2014 and win
the $500 ARP Special award and take the
special ARP Tiki Trophy. A J Bender
finished second followed by new 2014 VRA
Sprint Car Champion Kyle Smith and Jimmy
Crawford. Kyle Smith clinched the VRA
Sprint Car Series Championship Saturday
night by ending the night with a 300
point lead over Tom Hendricks with only
a maximum possible 260 points left to
win on the last race October 25.
VRA Dwarf Cars were back in action
Saturday with main event wins going to
Bill VanPraag in the Seniors and series
point leader Brian Saxton in the Pros.
Both drivers drove excellent races to
take their wins. In the Seniors VanPraag
was followed by point leader, Mike
Lewis, Bob Kaufman, Dan Zugar and David
Conley. Their heat race win went to
David Conley. In the Pros, Brian Saxton
took the win over a hard charging Johnny
Conley in their 20 lap main. After
Saxton and Conley, Shawn Jones, Tom
Conley and Mike Neal followed to the
finish line. The Pros ran three heat
races with wins going to Tim Conley,
Johnny Conley and Ricky Lewis. Going
into the final event of the year, Mike
Lewis leads Bill Van Praag by 200 points
in the Seniors and Brian Saxton leads
Johnny Conley by 70 points.
NMRA TQ Midgets visited Ventura Raceway
Saturday night. Chuck West took the win
in the 20 lap main event. Following him
to the line were Kenny Wiley, Anthony
Lopiccolo, West Evans and Bruce
Hiroshima. Their heat race wins went to
Chuck West and Bruce Hiroshima.
Lopiccolo and Hiroshima entered the race
tied for the points championship.
Lopiccolo took the championship by his
third place finish, two spots ahead of
The California Lightning Sprints were on
hand Saturday night as well. These
winged mini sprints always put on
exiting racing action on our 1/5 mile
oval. Their 20 lap main event started 20
cars and was a hard fought battle
between the number 12 of Bobby
Michnowicz and Doug Nunes. Nunes was
able to get by and go on to take the win
followed by Michnowicz and Jeremy
Queener. Heat race wins went to Alex
Bissett, Jarrett Kramer and Bobby
Mira Cook took her first win in the
Sport Compact class 20 lap main event
over Zach Peterson, Trenton Morley and
Gary Garvin. Their one heat race went to
Gary Garvin. With one race left in their
season Zach Peterson leads Jeff Long by
Four Mod Lites were on hand for this
weeks action. The win in their 20 lap
main event went to Mike Neal over point
leader, and new 2014 series champion
Jeffrey Fry, Rick Granger and Kim Lewis.
Rick Granger took their one heat race.
In Junior action Zach Chavez took his
first win in Junior Midgets over new
2014 Champion Mike Long, Sandy Brown,
Dalton Houghton and Cinnamon Brown..
Sandy Brown took the win in their one
heat race. In Superchrger action, 2014
series Champion Sandy Brown took the win
over J D Brown, Zac Malone and Dalton
Houghton. Piston competition saw Zack
Chavez take another win over Dylan Neal,
Brandon Velasquez and Jeremiah Wiley.
Chavez also took the heat race victory.
Ventura Raceway will be back in action
Saturday night October 18 with our final
race in the 2014 season. there are
several championships still on the line
so the night should feature some
October 18, 2014 Results
& Sprint Car Mufflers
2011 VRA Sprint Car
Extreme Mufflers Part Numbers:
with insert 2312-30
Sprint Car Mufflers
6014-3530 180º Sprint Car Muffler: Case
Size 14” x 7” x 5” with 3.5” inlet x 3”
New for 2011
3615-3535-8 15” Long x 6” Round Muffler
Shell with a 3.5” inlet x 3/5” outlet
with perf-cone and built-in Turndown.
Coast Fabrication Sprint Car Muffler
Spintech Sprint Car Muffler
1545P Super Stock Series
3 1/2" inlet to 3" tapered outlet side inline
B & B Performance
Motorcycles, Speedway Bikes & Quads
ARP Battle at the Beach - VRA Sprint
Cars, Dwarf Cars, Sport Compacts, Mod Lites, Ca. Lightning Sprints, Junior
Midgets & Mini Dwarfs
VRA Sprint Cars, Senior Sprints, Dwarf
Cars, Hobby Stocks, Sport Compacts,
Focus Midgets, Go Karts, Junior Midgets
& Mini Dwarfs