USAC: Swanson Tops West Coast Sprint Series In Ventura Thriller

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VENTURA, Calif. — Jake Swanson of Anaheim, Calif. won Saturday night’s Battle of the Beach II for the USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series at Ventura Raceway.

Swanson took the lead coming to the white flag and led the final two circuits to win the 30-lapper over Austin Liggett, Max Adams, Tristan Guardino and Cory Elliott.

Landon Cling, Elliott and Troy Rutherford also led the race.

 

RESULTS: USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series; Ventura Raceway; July 8, 2017

A-Feature (30 laps): 1. Jake Swanson, 2. Austin Liggett, 3. Max Adams, 4. Tristan Guardino, 5. Cory Elliott, 6. Tom Hendricks, 7. Charlie Butcher, 8. Rick Hendrix, 9. Steve Hix, 10. Luis Espinoza, 11. Bruce Douglass, 12. Kyle Smith, 13. Troy Rutherford, 14. Danny Sheridan, 15. Guy Woodward, 16. Landon Cling, 17. Geoffrey Strole, 18. Sterling Cling, 19. Brandon Wiley, 20. Cody Majors, 21. Josh Lakatos, 22. Patrick Clark.

Lap Leaders: Cling 1-3; Guardino 4-21; Rutherford 22-28; Swanson 29-30.

Hard Charger: Austin Liggett (+15)

Qualifying: 1. Danny Sheridan, 73, Ford-12.320; 2. Max Adams, 5M, Adams-12.346; 3. Austin Liggett, 83, Liggett-12.351; 4. Tristan Guardino, 15T, Guardino-12.391; 5. Cody Majors, 81M, Watt-12.576; 6. Bruce Douglass, 13, Davis-12.579; 7. Jake Swanson, 12, Dale-12.676; 8. Troy Rutherford, 79, Buckley-12.810; 9. Josh Lakatos, 4K, Kruseman-12.829; 10. Tom Hendricks, 14, Hendricks-12.910; 11. Steve Hix, 57, Hix-12.944; 12. Rick Hendrix, 15, Hendrix-12.953; 13. Brandon Wiley, 33B, Team 33-12.996; 14. Kyle Smith, 55, Smith-13.015; 15. Landon Cling, 16K, Kruseman-13.030; 16. Ryan Timmons, 29T, Timmons-13.101; 17. Cory Elliott, 11E, Elliott-13.103; 18. Charlie Butcher, 96, Butcher-13.119; 19. Luis Espinoza, 09, Espinzoa-13.209; 20. Sterling Cling, 21K, Kruseman-13.252; 21. Patrick Clark, 2K, Kruseman-13.256; 22. Guy Woodward, 24, Woodward-13.316; 23. Jeremy Ellertson, 98, Ellertson-13.345; 24. Geoffrey Strole, 09S, Strole-13.415; 25. Ryan Stolz, 63, Stolz-13.943.

Heat One (10 laps): 1. Swanson, 2. Sheridan, 3. Guardino, 4. Hendricks, 5. Wiley, 6. Woodward, 7. Timmons, 8. Espinoza, 9. Stolz.

Heat Two (10 laps): 1. Rutherford, 2. Majors, 3. Hix, 4. Smith, 5. Elliott, 6. Ellertson, 7. Adams, 8. S. Cling.

Heat Three (10 laps): 1. Lakatos, 2. Douglass, 3. L.Cling, 4. Clark, 5. Butcher, 6. Strole, 7. Liggett, 8. Hendrix.

Semi (12 laps): 1. Adams, 2. Liggett, 3. Hendrix, 4. Woodward, 5. Espinoza, 6. Strole, 7. S.Cling, 8. Ellertson, 9. Timmons, 10. Stolz.

CREDIT: USAC Media

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