Kaeding and Vander Weerd Win Cotton Classic Features

Timn Kaeding on the hammer at Kokomo Speedway. - Jan Dunlap Photo

Timn Kaeding. – Jan Dunlap Photo

From Gary Thomas and Lance Jennings

 

Hanford, CA — (October 12, 2013) — Tim Kaeding and Richard  Vander Weerd  won the King of the West and USAC West Coast sprint car portions of the Cotton Classic Saturday night at Kings Speedway.

King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series Results – Cotton Classic at Kings Speedway October 12
27-cars

Fast time: Tim Kaeding 13.103

Heat one: 1. 83 Tim Kaeding, 2. 3 Craig Stidham, 3. 53 Andy Gregg, 4. 21m Jason Meyers, 5. 27 Sean Becker, 6. 69c Chad Compton, 7. 21j Richard Brace, 8. 15 Pat Harvey, 9. 4f Mike Faria

Heat two: 1. 3c Willie Croft, 2. 83jr Kyle Hirst, 3. 0 Jonathan Allard, 4. 00 Jas…on Statler, 5. 23 Colby Copeland, 6. 91ri Eli Deshaies, 7. 00x Cory Eliason, 8. 3d Carl Droivold, 9. 69 Brent Kaeding

Heat three: 1. 88n DJ Netto, 2. 29 Bud Kaeding, 3. 24 Rico Abreu, 4. 41 Dominic Scelzi, 5. 21x Carson Macedo, 6. 33e Evan Suggs, 7. 55 Bud Walberg, 8. 09s Geoffrey Strole, 9. 17 Doug Gandy

Dash: 1. DJ Netto, 2. Kyle Hirst, 3. Jason Meyers, 4. Tim Kaeding, 5. Craig Stidham, 6. Rico Abreu, 7. Jonathan Allard, 8. Willie Croft

LCQ: 1. Evan Suggs, 2. Cory Eliason, 3. Brent Kaeding, 4. Richard Brace, 5. Mike Faria, 6. Bud Walberg, 7. Doug Gandy, 8. Carl Droivold, 9. Geoffrey Strole, 10. Chad Compton, 11. Eli Deshaies, 12. Pat Harvey

A-main: 1. Tim Kaeding, 2. Jason Meyers, 3. Kyle Hirst, 4. Jonathan Allard, 5. Rico Abreu, 6. Craig Stidham, 7. DJ Netto, 8. Jason Statler, 9. Bud Kaeding, 10. Evan Suggs, 11. Sean Becker, 12. Carson Macedo, 13. Cory Eliason, 14. Dominic Scelzi, 15. Brent Kaeding, 16. Colby Copeland, 17. Richard Brace, 18. Willie Croft, 19. Bud Walberg, 20. Mike Faria, 21. Doug Gandy, 22. Andy Gregg

USAC WEST COAST SPRINT RACE RESULTS: October 12, 2013 – Hanford, California – Kings Speedway – “Cotton Classic”

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Markus Niemela, 81, Watt-15.663; 2. Richard Vander Weerd, 10, Vander Weerd-15.883; 3. D.J. Netto, 88N, Netto-16.031; 4. Dennis Howell, 62, Howell-16.056; 5. Kyle Hirst, 51T, Roth-16.113; 6. Bud Kaeding, 29, Bowman-16.174; 7. Austin Liggett, 83, Liggett-16.181; 8. Danny Faria Jr., 17V, Faria-16.183; 9. Landon Hurst, 179, Hurst-16.301; 10. Jace Vander Weerd, 88, Vander Weerd-16.360; 11. Rusty Carlile, 51, Carlile-16.380; 12. Koen Shaw, 92JR, Shaw-16.520; 13. Max Adams, 5X, Adams-16.587; 14. Austin Stone, 29X, Coffman-16.625; 15. Chris Ennis, 86, Ennis-16.652; 16. Jeff Sibley, 18, Watt-16.669; 17. Kevin Barnes, 36B, Barnes-16.16.673; 18. Gary Paulson, 51P, Paulson-16.706; 19. Matt Day, 97, Day-17.211; 20. Trent Carter, 13, Carter-17.223; 21. Jim Richardson, 8, Richardson-17.233; 22. Steve Hix, 57, Hix-17.291; 23. Seth Hancock, 51S, Hancock-17.329; 24. Hobie Conway, 3K, Kruseman-17.935; 25. Robert Nuckles, 27, Nuckles-18.320; 26. Matt Mitchell, 73, Ford-NT; 27. Quintin Crye, 5, Fowzer-NT.

FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Adams, 2. Niemela, 3. Liggett, 4. J.Vander Weerd, 5. Howell, 6. Day, 7. Hix, 8. Sibley, 9. Nuckles. NT

SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. R.Vander Weerd, 2. Hirst, 3. Mitchell, 4. Stone, 5. Carter, 6. Barnes, 7. Carlile, 8. Hancock, 9. Faria. NT

THIRD HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Hurst, 2. Paulson, 3. Kaeding, 4. Ennis, 5. Netto, 6. Shaw, 7. Crye, 8. Richardson. NT

DASH: (6 laps) 1. Netto, 2. Niemela, 3. Howell, 4. Hirst, 5. R.Vander Weerd, 6. Liggett, 7. Hurst, 8. Kaeding. NT

SEMI: (10 laps) 1. Faria, 2. Carlile, 3. Sibley, 4. Shaw, 5. Crye, 6. Barnes, 7. Richardson, 8. Hix, 9. Nuckles, 10. Hancock, 11. Day. NT

FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Richard  Vander Weerd, 2. Markus Niemela, 3. Kyle Hirst, 4. Bud Kaeding, 5. Matt Mitchell, 6. Landon Hurst, 7. Max Adams, 8. Danny Faria Jr., 9. Austin Stone, 10. Jace Vander Weerd, 11. Austin Liggett, 12. Quintin Crye, 13. Koen Shaw, 14. Jeff Sibley, 15. Kevin Barnes, 16. Gary Paulson, 17. Rusty Carlile, 18. Chris Ennis, 19. Jim Richardson, 20. Trent Carter, 21. D.J. Netto, 22. Dennis Howell. NT

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**Day and Hancock flipped during the semi. Liggett flipped during the feature.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Lap 1 Netto, Laps 2-3 Niemela, Lap 4 Hirst, Laps 5-8 Niemela, Laps 9-28 Hirst, Laps 29-30 R.Vander Weerd

NEW USAC WEST COAST SPRINT POINTS:

NEXT USAC WEST COAST SPRINT RACE: October 31 – Perris (CA) Auto Speedway – “Oval Nationals” – Grudge Series (SE)