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Sunday, 5 May 2013

NICHOLS CLAIMS “VUKOVICH CLASSIC” AT MADERA

 

NICHOLS CLAIMS “VUKOVICH CLASSIC” AT MADERA

 

Madera, CA……..Chad Nichols of Colma, Calif. led all 30 laps to win Saturday night’s “Vukovich Classic” USAC/BCRA Western Midget feature at Madera Speedway. Driving the Paul Eskesen Rescino Motors/Matco Tools Beast/Mopar, Nichols was trailed by Tanner Swanson, Scott Pierovich, Darrin Snider and Kevin Morris. Swanson was the fastest qualifier.

 

USAC WESTERN MIDGET PAVEMENT RACE RESULTS (Co-sanctioned by BCRA): May 4, 2013 – Madera, California – Madera Speedway – “Vukovich Classic”

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Tanner Swanson, 4, Rosen-13.866; 2. Chad Nichols, 29, Eskesen-13.874; 3. Kevin Morris, 17k, Morris-13.918; 4. Scott Pierovich, 35, Pierovich-13.969; 5. Nick Chivello, 27B, Chivello-13.992; 6. Frank Guerrini, 63, Guerrini-14.019; 7. Darrin Snider, 2k, Snider-14.021; 8. David Goodwill, 88, Arata-14.126; 9. Ken Nichols, 17n, Nichols-14.126; 10. Dan Gundo, 6x, Gundo-14.208; 11. Gary Conterno, 55, Conterno-14.366; 12. Nick Foster Jr., 09, Rosa-14.624; 13. Floyd Alvis, 1, Alvis-14.929; 14. J.R. Williams, 74, Williams-16.131; 15. Michael Snider, 11, Snider-NT.

 

FIRST HEAT: (6 laps) 1. K.Nichols, 2. C.Nichols, 3. Chivello, 4. Pierovich, 5. Gundo, 6. Guerrini. NT

 

SECOND HEAT: (6 laps) 1. D.Snider, 2. T.Swanson, 3. Conterno, 4. Alvis. NT

 

THIRD HEAT: (6 laps) 1. Goodwill, 2. Morris, 3. Williams, 4. Foster. NT

 

FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Chad Nichols, 2. Tanner Swanson, 3. Scott Pierovich, 4. Darrin Snider, 5. Kevin Morris, 6. Frankie Guerrini, 7. David Goodwill, 8. Ken Nichols, 9. Dan Gundo, 10. Gary Conterno, 11. Michael Snider, 12. Floyd Alvis, 13. Nick Chivello, 14. J.R. Williams. NT

 

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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-30 C.Nichols.

 

NEW USAC WESTERN MIDGET PAVEMENT POINTS: 1-Guerrini-108, 2-C.Nichols-101, 3-Gundo-83, 4-K.Nichols-74, 5-Kody Swanson-72, 6-T.Swanson-70, 7-Williams-67, 8-Pierovich-62, 9-Chivello-36.

 

NEW USAC WESTERN MIDGET POINTS: 1-Ronnie Gardner-217, 2-Jake Swanson-215, 3-Kody Swanson-212; 4-Pierovich-200, 5-David Prickett-177, 6-Bryan Clauson-143, 7-Rico Abreu-128, 8-Christopher Bell-125, 9-Guerrini-108, 10-C.Nichols-101.

 

NEXT USAC WESTERN MIDGET RACE (Pavement): June 8 – Madera (CA) Speedway

 

NEXT USAC WESTERN MIDGET RACE (Dirt): May 11 – Santa Maria (CA) Speedway