Seclzi and Faria Top Peter Murphy Classic Opener

Peter Murphy Classic
Thunderbowl Raceway
Tulare, CA
Friday May 18, 2018

Sprint Car Challenge Tour

Feature:
1. 41 – Giovanni Scelzi
2. 83 – Kyle Hirst
3. 22 – Shane Golobic
4. 94 – Steven Tiner
5. 3c – Tanner Thorsen
6. 0 – Bud Kaeding
7. P37 – Matt Peterson
8. 75 – Sean Becker
9. 00 – Jason Statler
10. 5c – Colby Copeland
11. 42x – Tim Kaeding
12. 9l – Cody Lamar
13. 29 – Willie Croft
14. 7c – Tony Gualda
15. 56 – Justin Sanders
16. 3 – Craig Stidham
17. 21x – Cole Macedo
18. 31c – Justyn Cox
19. 88n – DJ Netto
20. 17 – Mitchell Faccinto
21. 4s – Buddy Kofoid
22. 83sa – Matt Dumesny
23. X1 – Andy Forsberg
24. 18 – Jason Solwold

USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Ryan Bernal, 73, Ford-16.836; 2. Richard Vander Weerd, 10, Vander Weerd-16.863; 3. Danny Faria Jr., 17V, Faria-16.923; 4. Austin Liggett, 83, Liggett-17.237; 5. Jace Vander Weerd, 88, Vander Weerd-17.270; 6. Colby Copeland, 24, Copeland-17.286; 7. Ryan Timmons, 29T, Timmons-17.458; 8. Tristan Guardino, 15T, Guardino-17.587; 9. Steve Hix, 57, Hix-17.790; 10. Troy Rutherford, 11, Rutherford-17.802; 11. Ryan Stolz, 72, Ford-17.854; 12. Shannon McQueen, 7, Van Meter-18.042; 13. Britton Bock, 67, Bock-18.119; 14. Koen Shaw, 88K, Shaw-18.179; 15. Austin Ervine, 51, AJ-18.487; 16. Cody Smotherman, 81, Watt-18.555.

DASH: (4 laps) 1. Bernal, 2. Faria, 3. Liggett, 4. R.Vander Weerd. NT

FIRST HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Bernal, 2. J.Vander Weerd, 3. Faria, 4. Timmons, 5. Hix, 6. Bock, 7. Stolz, 8. Ervine. NT

SECOND HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Guardino, 2. R.Vander Weerd, 3. Liggett, 4. Copeland, 5. Rutherford, 6. McQueen, 7. Shaw, 8. Smothermon. NT

FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Danny Faria Jr., 2. Colby Copeland, 3. Ryan Bernal, 4. Austin Liggett, 5. Richard Vander Weerd, 6. Steve Hix, 7. Shannon McQueen, 8. Ryan Stolz, 9. Tristan Guardino, 10. Ryan Timmons, 11. Cody Smothermon, 12. Koen Shaw, 13. Austin Ervine, 14. Britton Bock, 15. Jace Vander Weerd, 16. Troy Rutherford. NT
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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-30 Faria.

SALDANA RACING PRODUCTS/RACING OPTICS HARD CHARGER: Colby Copeland (8th-2nd).

NEW USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CAR POINTS: 1-Liggett-349, 2-Guardino-209, 3-R.Vander Weerd-308, 4-Hix-297, 5-Shaw-268, 6-J.Vanderweerd-258, 7-McQueen-258, 8-Timmons-250, 9-Faria-233, 10-Bock-215.

NEXT USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CAR RACES: May 19 – Tulare, California – Thunderbowl Raceway – “Peter Murphy Classic”