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CONCORD AND ROSEVILLE HOST FOCUS RACES

By Dick Jordan

USAC’s Eastern/Carolina and Western Pavement Ford Focus and Focus Young Guns will see action this week. Wednesday’s Eastern/Carolina events are at the Concord (N.C.) Speedway and Saturday’s Western events are at the All American Speedway in Roseville, Calif.

Joe Liguori of Tampa, Fla. extended his lead in the 2010 USAC Midwest Ford Focus Series Friday night, winning the 20-lap feature at Gas City (Ind.) I-69 Speedway with a last-lap pass of leader Jessica Bean. Bean finished second after leading the first 19 laps of the race. Following Liguori’s Pit Stop Bar-B-Q/C & R Racing Beast and Bean were Kyle O’Gara, Jake Blackhurst and Eric Rankine. Liguori won again Saturday night, leading all 20 laps at Montpelier (Ind.) Motor Speedway in his Pit Stop B-B-Q & Grill Beast. O’Gara finished second ahead of Brunson Behning, Bean and Ross Rankine.

Gregg Fuette of West Valley City, Utah led all 20 laps to grab the winner’s trophy in Saturday night’s USAC Western/Utah Ford Focus feature at Rocky Mountain Raceways in Salt Lake City. Series point leader Michael Daniels finished second ahead of Guy Sainsbury, Chuck Groat and Ron Duncombe.

Michael Lewis of Laguna Beach, Calif. and Austin Farley of Brighton, Colo. scored feature victories in Saturday night’s USAC Ford Focus racing program at the Orange Show Speedway in San Bernardino, Calif. Lewis won the 40-lap Western Ford Focus race over Bobby Runyan, Eli Schrock, Farley and Shawn Buckley. Farley came back to lead all 20 laps of the Focus Young Guns feature to beat Brandon White, Jimmy Moon and Jarid Blondel.

Wednesday night’s USAC Eastern/Carolina Ford Focus and Young Guns feature events at Concord (N.C.) Speedway were won by Eric Coomes and Austin Prock respectively. Coomes, of Concord, led all 40 laps to win the Ford Focus race over Nick Drake, Justin Hommel, Jarett Andretti and Tyler Cottongim. In the 25-lap Young Guns race, Prock, of Avon, Ind., led all the way to beat Jesse Little, Ryan Ayers and Adam Brown.

USAC MIDWEST FORD FOCUS POINT STANDINGS

1-Joe Liguori-789, 2-Jake Blackhurst-758, 3-Kyle O’Gara-642, 4-Tyler Cottongim-601, 5-Jessica Bean-522, 6-Toby Alfrey-432, 7-Andy Nock-406, 8-Tate Martz-398, 9-Scott Hunter-366, 10-Nick Drake-340.

USAC MIDWEST FORD FOCUS DIRT POINT STANDINGS

1-Joe Liguori-404, 2-Jake Blackhurst-363, 3-Eric Rankine-313, 4-Jessica Bean-304, 5-Kyle O’Gara-272, 6-Bill Kriegbaum-246, 7-Ross Rankine-183, 8-Toby Alfrey-171, 9-Tyler Cottongim-160, 10-Byron Stowe-129.

USAC MIDWEST FORD FOCUS PAVEMENT POINT STANDINGS

1-Jake Blackhurst-538, 2-Joe Liguori-531, 3-Kyle O’Gara-452, 4-Tyler Cottongim-451, 5-Tate Martz-398, 6-Andy Nock-358, 7-Geoff Gerline-295, 8-Toby Alfrey-261, 9-Jessica Bean-247, 10-Justin Hommel-235.

USAC UTAH FORD FOCUS POINT STANDINGS

1-Michael Daniels-593, 2-Chuck Groat-438, 3-J.R. Williams-430, 4-Terra Brower-390, 5-Connor Kassik-379, 6-Ron Duncombe-379, 7-Jeremy McKenna-333, 8-Bobby Runyan-302, 9-Cody Gerhardt-295, 10-Austin Luttmer-291.

USAC EASTERN FORD FOCUS POINT STANDINGS

1-Scott Hunter-733, 2-Nick Drake-658, 3-Justin Hommel-601, 4-Tyler Corriher-453, 5-Chris Lamb-446, 6-Cody Acton-327, 7-Bradley Riethmeyer-257, 8-Jake Blackhurst-231, 9-Steven Intravaia-230, 10-Rick Fedrizzi-215.

USAC CAROLINA FORD FOCUS POINT STANDINGS

1-Scott Hunter-670, 2-Nick Drake-598, 3-Justin Hommel-567, 4-Tyler Corriher-413, 5-Chris Lamb-396, 6-Cody Acton-279, 7-Rick Fedrizzi-215, 8-Jarett Andretti-211, 9-Scott Gordon-202, 10-Tyler Cottongim-189.

USAC WESTERN FORD FOCUS POINT STANDINGS

1-Cody Gerhardt-749, 2-Bobby Runyan-688, 3-Kyle Edwards-675, 4-Nick Carlson-637, 5-Michael Daniels-593, 6-Connor Kassik-538, 7-Jet Davison-490, 8-Andrew Mulhearn-485, 9-J.R. Williams-483, 10-Wally Pankratz-471.

USAC WESTERN FORD FOCUS PAVEMENT POINT STANDINGS

1-Cody Gerhardt-794, 2-Bobby Runyan-727, 3-Eli Schrock-413, 4-Connor Kassik-406, 5-Garrett Peterson-402, 6-Cody Thompson-386, 7-Keegan Walmer-366, 8-Austin Farley-347, 9-Jessica Clark-314, 10-Shawn Buckley-307.

USAC WESTERN FORD FOCUS DIRT POINT STANDINGS

1-Nick Carlson-637, 2-Kyle Edwards-561, 3-Jet Davison-490, 4-Andrew Mulhearn-485, 5-Andrew Murray-438, 6-Zach Stout-323, 7-Wally Pankratz-317, 8-Jake Blackhurst-272, 9-Tony Cinque-226, 10-Kalvin Douglas-125.

USAC NORTHERN CALIFORNIA FORD FOCUS POINT STANDINGS

1-Garrett Peterson-402, 2-Cody Gerhardt-393, 3-Cody Thompson-352, 4-Keegan Walmer-335, 5-Bobby Runyan-327, 6-Tim Skoglund-247, 7-Courtney Atkinson-217, 8-Connor Kassik-178, 9-Dennis Simunovich-141, 10-J.R. Williams-107.

USAC SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FORD FOCUS POINT STANDINGS

1-Eli Schrock-413, 2-Bobby Runyan-405, 3-Cody Gerhardt-399, 4-Austin Farley-347, 5-Shawn Buckley-307, 6-Jessica Clark-271, 7-Kyle Edwards-226, 8-Connor Kassik-211, 9-Michael Daniels-171, 10-Tony Cinque-154.

USAC WESTERN YOUNG GUNS POINT STANDINGS

1-Jarid Blondel-745, 2-Brandon White-630, 3-Alex Jacobsen-610, 4-Casey Martinez-605, 5-Collin Henry-449, 6-Keegan Walmer-398, 7-Daniel Williams-398, 8-Cody Thompson-379, 9-Austin Farley-378, 10-Logan Williams-328.

USAC WESTERN YOUNG GUNS DIRT POINT STANDINGS

1-Jarid Blondel-619, 2-Alex Jacobsen-605, 3-Casey Martinez-605, 4-Collin Henry-454, 5-Daniel Williams-398, 6-Logan Williams-328, 7-Bradley Morris-298, 8-Tanner Kershaw-201, 9-Winn Frazin-190, 10-Jake Blackhurst-112.

USAC WESTERN YOUNG GUNS PAVEMENT POINT STANDINGS

1-Brandon White-630, 2-Keegan Walmer-398, 3-Cody Thompson-379, 4-Austin Farley-378, 5-Jarid Blondel-333, 6-Courtney Atkinson-248, 7-Jessica Clark-212, 8-Winn Frazin-108, 9-Tanner Long-68, 10-Jimmy Moon-57.

USAC NORTHERN CALIFORNIA YOUNG GUNS POINT STANDINGS

1-Brandon White-307, 2-Keegan Walmer-279, 3-Cody Thompson-263, 4-Courtney Atkinson-245, 5-Austin Farley-64, 6-Jessica Clark-60, 7-Tanner Long-59, 8-Jarid Blondel-53, 9-Shon Gooden-52,10-Winn Frazin-46.

USAC SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA YOUNG GUNS POINT STANDINGS

1-Brandon White-377, 2-Austin Farley-378, 3-Jarid Blondel-333, 4-Jessica Clark-212, 5-Keegan Walmer-119, 6-Cody Thompson-116, 7-Winn Frazin-108, 8-Tanner Long-68, 9-Jimmy Moon-57.

USAC MIDWEST YOUNG GUNS POINT STANDINGS

1-Cooper Clouse-443, 2-Ross Rankine-427, 3-Stevie Kuhn-387, 4-Gage Walker-358, 5-Max McGee-193, 6-Austin Prock-133, 7-Brendon Bock-117, 8-Mike Gass-95, 9-Jarett Andretti-52, 10-Derrick Morris-51.

USAC CAROLINA YOUNG GUNS POINT STANDINGS

1-Jesse Little-264, 2-Adam Brown-220, 3-Austin Prock-199, 4-Brendon Bock-125, 5-Ryan Ayers-114, 6-Stephen Bergh Jr.-60.