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Damion Gardner Garners Oval Nationals

November 8, 2009

Damion Gardner captured the 14th “Budweiser Oval Nationals” at Perris Auto Speedway Saturday night after taking the lead on the 37th og 40 laps. Gardner was chased to the stripe by Mike Spencer , Levi Jones , Bryan Clauson and Bud Kaeding [...]

Jones Wins Wild Second Night at Perris

November 7, 2009

Levi Jones won the second night of the Budweiser Oval Nationals Friday night at the Perris Auto Speedway. Jones topped Jon Stanbrough, who finished held down the runner up position for a second consecutive night, in a close finish. Mike Spencer, Damion Gardner, and Darren Hagen rounded out the top five. [...]

Clauson Wins Opening Night Of The Oval Nationals

November 6, 2009

Bryan Clauson won the opening night of the Budweiser Oval Nationals at Perris Auto Speedway in dominating fashion. Clauson pulled away to a big lead and held off Jon Stanbrough during a late race restart for the victory in his Parker Stone sponsored Gaerte powered Maxim Chassis. [...]

PAS THIS WEEK’S FOCUS, BUT SPRINT EYES ALSO TURNED TO TULARE

November 5, 2009

Numerous drivers participating in the “Budweiser Oval Nationals” at Perris Auto Speedway tonight, Friday and Saturday also have their sights set on next week’s big “Pacific Coast Nationals” at the Tulare (Calif.) Thunderbowl Raceway. The USAC National Sprint Car Champion will be crowned on Sunday night, November 15, following Saturday and Sunday competition at the third-mile dirt oval as USAC’s “Gold Rush Tour” continues. [...]

JUNIOR FOCUSES CLOSE OUT 2009 AT VENTURA NOVEMBER 21

November 2, 2009

Kyle Edwards of Fountain Valley, Calif. is set to put the cap on his 2009 USAC Junior Focus Series Championship November 21 when the series concludes at the Ventura (Calif.) Raceway. The race is party of the track’s “J.W. Mitchell Fall Classic” which also features the USAC Western Midgets in an event offering $5,000 to the winner. [...]

WESTERN MIDGETS RESUME AT PHOENIX “COPPER WORLD” NOV. 12

November 2, 2009

Garrett Hansen of Manhattan Beach, Calif. continues to lead the USAC Western Midget Series, which joins the USAC Mopar National Midget Series for the November 12 “Copper World Classic” at Phoenix (Ariz.) International Raceway. Hansen was seventh in Saturday night’s 50-lap race at the Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway Bullring and now leads runner-up Alex Schutte by 89 points in then latest standings. [...]

PINK’S HOT DOGS COMING TO THE BUDWEISER OVAL NATIONALS!

November 2, 2009

The West Coast’s most famous hot dogs, Pink’s, will be available at the November 5th, 6th and 7th 14th Annual Budweiser Oval Nationals at Perris Auto Speedway. Known as the “Hot Dog to The Stars,” Pink’s has been a Los Angeles tradition for 70 years! However, this year the legendary hot dog will be a popular “Rookie” at the Oval Nationals. [...]

Rain Dampens SSP’s Candy Bowl V on Saturday for the Fourth Straight Year

November 2, 2009

Rain played a major role once again at the 5th Annual Candy Bowl presented by J&K Salvage of York held on Saturday, October 31. A slow drizzle began to fall during the Mini Van feature event. Track crews immediately began circling the track to keep it in racing shape and after a 45 minute delay, plans were in place to resume racing when a second band of showers developed out of nowhere just west of the track. When the second band hit, all hopes of completing the features on Saturday night were lost. [...]

Simunovich Wins at Ventura

November 1, 2009

Dennis Simunovich won Saturday night's USAC Ford Focus midget car feature at Ventura Raceway. Casey Martinez, Kyle Edwards, Tanner Kershaw, and Andrew Murray rounded out the top five. [...]

Clauson Wins Midget Feature at Vegas

November 1, 2009

Bryan Clauson won the USAC Western Midget Car feature Saturday at the Bull Ring @ Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Evan Margeson, Zach Daum, Alex Schutte, and Levi Roberts rounded out the top five. [...]

PERRIS, TULARE CONCLUDE 2009 NATIONAL SPRINT CAMPAIGN

October 31, 2009

The USAC National Sprint Car Series concludes its 2009 campaign with major back-to-back events in California and drivers Levi Jones and Dave Darland are separated by only 27 points with a total of over 350 points still available. [...]

JASON LEFFLER JOINS “COPPER WORLD” FIELD AT PHOENIX

October 28, 2009

Jason Leffler of Long Beach, Calif. has joined the field for the upcoming November 12 “Copper World Classic” USAC K & N Silver Crown race at Phoenix (Ariz.) International Raceway. The race will be his 50th in the series, having made his debut in 1994. [...]
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