USAC/CRA: Richard Vander Weerd Grabs So-Cal Showdown Victory at Perris

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PERRIS, Calif. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — USAC Racing photo — Richard Vander Weerd continued his recent dominance of the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series during Saturday night’s So-Cal Showdown at Perris Auto Speedway. Vander Weerd powered past early race leader Mike Spencer on lap eight of the 30-lap A-main and never looked back …

USAC/CRA: Last Lap Pass; Bacon Leads One Lap En Route to Copper on Dirt Prelim Win

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TUCSON, Ariz. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — They say you only have to lead one lap in motorsports — the last one — and Friday night at USA Raceway, that’s exactly what Brady Bacon did. Bacon slid by Josh Hodges on the final lap of Friday’s 30-lap Copper on Dirt main …

USAC/CRA: Gardner Rolls Again at Perris

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PERRIS, Calif. — official release — Doug Allen photo — Damion Gardner continues to dominate AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series action at Perris Auto Speedway. Garnder scored his sixth victory in eight starts at the half-mile oval this year, grabbing Saturday night’s 30-lap Glenn Howard Classic on Saturday night. Gardner passed Mike Spencer on lap 17 and led the rest of …

USAC/CRA: Damion Gardner Sizzles at Santa Maria; Wins 10th of Season

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SANTA MARIA, Calif. – official release — Damion Gardner continued his hot streak in AMSOIL USAC-CRA Sprint Car Series competition by winning Saturday’s California Sprint Week event at Santa Maria Speedway. Rickie Gaunt led the opening 10 rounds of the 30-lap feature before Cody Williams took control on lap 11. Williams kept the lead until lap 26 when Gardner took …

USAC/CRA: Damion Gardner Rolls to Second Straight Victory at Ocean Speedway

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WATSONVILLE, Calif. – official release — Damion Gardner put his Scott Sales Company/J & D Performance Spike into victory lane Friday night for the second night in a row as he captured the 30-lap AMSOIL USAC-CRA Sprint Car Series California Sprint Week feature at Ocean Speedway. He led the final 16 laps after passing early leader Ryan Bernal, who finished …

USAC/CRA: The Demon Strikes Again; Damion Gardner Wins 8th of 2014 at Silver Dollar

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CHICO, Calif. – official release — Damion Gardner struck again Thursday night at Silver Dollar Speedway, driving to his eighth AMSOIL USAC-CRA Sprint Car Series victory of the season. Jake Swanson led the opening circuit at the quarter-mile dirt oval before giving up the lead to Mike Spencer. Spencer paced the field for the next 14 circuits, but on lap …

USAC/CRA: Bell Rings at Calistoga; Wins USAC/CRA Sprint Feature

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CALISTOGA, Calif. – official release — Christopher Bell passed Ryan Bernal on the 24th lap and led the rest of the way to claim Saturday night’s 30-lap Louie Vermeil Classic AMSOIL USAC-CRA Sprint Car Series race at Calistoga Speedway in his Roth entry. The race featured five official lead changes as Bell was trailed by CRA point leader Damion Gardner, …

USAC/CRA: Damion Gardner Grabs Perris Auto Victory

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PERRIS, Calif. – staff report — Doug Allen photo — Damion Gardner took the lead on lap 14 of the 30-lap AMSOIL USAC/CRA feature Saturday night at Perris Auto Speedway and never looked back after that. Gardner took the win over Kevin Thomas Jr. and Austin Williams, who lost the lead after he paced laps 2-13. Matt Mitchell was fourth and …

410 SPRINT CARS: Perris Oval Nationals Purse Increased to $20,000-to-Win

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PERRIS, Calif. – official release — Hein Brothers photo — Sprint car racers planning to attend the 19th annual Budweiser Oval Nationals presented by All Coast Construction at Perris Auto Speedway in November now have an added incentive to do so. Promoter Don Kazarian has announce a hefty increase in the race purse. The total purse is $91,000 with the winner …

USAC/CRA Sprints: Gardner Gunning for Perris Success

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PERRIS, Calif. – official release — PAS photo — When the Amsoil USAC/CRA Series returns to the Perris Auto Speedway on Saturday there is one question on everyone’s mind: Can anyone defeat Damion Gardner? The Concord, Calif. star has been running roughshod over the competition in a big way thus far. Saturday’s event on the famous Riverside County half-mile clay …