From Dick Jordan
Ryan Bernal of Hollister, Calif. is the 2014 USAC Western Classic Sprint Car Champion. Saturday night he piloted the Mike Phulps Core Power/DMI Race Products ART/S & S to victory at Petaluma (Calif.) Speedway scoring his fifth win in eight starts!
Bernal passed Shawn Arriaga on lap four and led the rest of the way. Geoff Ensign finished second ahead of Frankie Guerrini, Bradley Terrell and Terry Schank Jr.
Bernal’s win gave him a 168-point margin over runner-up Matt Mitchell in the final series standings.
Final 2014 USAC Western Classic Sprint Standings:1-Ryan Bernal-501, 2-Matt Mitchell-333, 3-Nic Faas-324, 4-Rchard Vander Weerd-303, 5-Jace Vander Weerd-280, 6-Marty Hawkins-278, 7-Austin Liggett-232, 8-Scott Hall-215, 9-Jeff Sibley-212, 10-Markus Niemela-211.