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Gaunt wins feature the night before his final race

gaunttopstorySanta Maria, CA — (July 3, 2015) — One night before his final race in a sprint car Rickie Gaunt picked up the Amsoil USAC / CRA Sprint Car feature victory at Santa Maria Speedway. Gaunt led all 30-laps on route to the win over Richard Vander Weerd, Matt Mitchell, Damion Gardner, and Austin Williams.

Ronnie Gardner won the USAC Western Midget Car Series feature.

AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: July 3, 2015 – Santa Maria, California – Santa Maria Raceway – “Doug Fort Memorial”

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Damion Gardner, 4, Alexander-14.527; 2. Cody Williams, 44, Jory-14.639; 3. Austin Williams, 2, Jory-14,703; 4, Mike Spencer, 50, Chaffin-14.722; 5. Matt Mitchell, 37, Mitchell-14.831; 6. Rickie Gaunt, 9, McDonald-14.837; 7. Richard Vander Weerd, 10, Vander Weerd-14.852; 8. Tommy Malcolm, 5X, Napier-14.876; 9. Danny Sheridan, 93, Gardner-14.982; 10. Brody Roa, 48, Leonard-15.014; 11. Jace Vander Weerd, 88, Vander Weerd-15.029; 12. Luke Boles, 56A, Boles-15.041; 13. Parker Colston, 64, Gore-15.084; 14. Jeff Sibley, 42N, Sibley-15.247; 15. Logan Williams, 5, Jory-15.290; 16. Jake Swanson, 92, Sertich-15.306; 17. Chris Gansen, 4G, Gansen-15.354; 18. A.J. Bender, 21, Bender-15.444; 19. Jeremy Ellertson, 98, Ellertson-15.605; 20. Chris Dyson, 71K, Kruseman-15.616; 21. James Herrera, 91, Herrera-15.649; 22. Tyler Schmidt, 49, Schmidt-15.730; 23. Jordan Linson, 10J, Linson-16.393; 24. Geoffrey Strole, 09S, Strole-16.698.

FIRST HEAT: (10 laps) 1. R.Vander Weerd, 2. Roa, 3. Gardner, 4. Colston, 5. Swanson, 6. Spencer, 7. Ellertson, 8. Schmidt. NT

SECOND HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Malcolm, 2. J.Vander Weerd, 3. Mitchell, 4. C.Williams, 5. Gansen, 6. Sibley, 7. Dyson, 8. Linson. NT

THIRD HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Gaunt, 2. Bender, 3. A.Williams, 4. L.Williams, 5. Boles, 6. Herrera, 7. Strole, 8. Sheridan. NT

SEMI: (12 laps) 1. Spencer, 2. Sheridan, 3. Boles, 4. Gansen, 5. Sibley, 6. Swanson, 7. Schmidt, 8. Ellertson, 9. Strole, 10. Dyson, 11. Linson, 12. Herrera. NT

FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Rickie Gaunt, 2. Richard Vander Weerd, 3. Matt Mitchell, 4. Damion Gardner, 5. Austin Williams, 6. Tommy Malcolm, 7. Jake Swanson, 8. Danny Sheridan, 9. A.J. Bender, 10. Parker Colston, 11. Brody Roa, 12. Logan Williams, 13. Jeremy Ellertson, 14. Mike Spencer, 15. Chris Gansen, 16. Tyler Schmidt, 17. Geoffrey Strole, 18. Jeff Sibley, 19. Cody Williams, 20. Jace Vander Weerd, 21. Luke Boles, 22. Chris Dyson. NT
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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-30 Gaunt

HONDA USAC WESTERN MIDGETS RACE RESULTS: July 3, 2015 – Santa Maria, California – Santa Maria Raceway – “Doug Fort Memorial”

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Ronnie Gardner, 68, Six8-14.898; 2. Randi Pankratz, 8, Pankratz-14.949; 3. Cody Swanson, 71S, Swanson-14.957; 4. Cory Kruseman, 21K, Kruseman-15.075; 5. Shannon McQueen, 7, McQueen-15.109; 6. Richard Vander Weerd, 19, Sala-15.139; 7. Trey Marcham, 73, Ford-15.314; 8. Terry Nichols, 1P, Nichols-15.465; 9. Cory Elliott, 11E, Elliott-15.520; 10. Doug Hunting, 2, Hunting-15.901; 11. Chris Dyson, 12K, Kruseman-16.113.

FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Elliott, 2. Swanson, 3. McQueen, 4. Gardner, 5. Dyson, 6. Marcham. NT

SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Nichols, 2. Kruseman, 3. Vander Weerd, 4. Pankratz, 5. Hunting. NT

FEATURE: (25 laps) 1. Ronnie Gardner, 2. Shannon McQueen, 3. Richard Vander Weerd, 4. Trey Marcham, 5. Cody Swanson, 6. Terry Nichols, 7. Cory Elliott, 8. Chris Dyson, 9. Doug Hunting, 10. Cory Kruseman, 11. Randi Pankratz. NT
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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-2 Vander Weerd, Laps 3-25 Gardner.