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Friday, 6 September 2013

GARDNER EXTENDS LEAD WITH ‘GOLD CUP” MIDGET WIN

Honda Western Midget leader Ronnie Gardner wins again at Chico. Honda Western Midget leader Ronnie Gardner wins again at Chico.

 

GARDNER EXTENDS LEAD WITH ‘GOLD CUP” MIDGET WIN

Chico, CA……..Ronnie Gardner of Norco, Calif. continues to extend his Honda USAC Western Midget point lead as he sped to victory in Thursday night’s 30-lap “Gold Cup” feature at Silver Dollar Speedway. Gardner and his Baldozier Racing/Esslinger Engineering Stewart led the final 22 laps after passing Johnathon Henry on lap nine. Series points runner-up Jake Swanson finished second ahead of Scott Pierovich, Matt Streeter and Henry.

 

USAC HONDA WESTERN MIDGET CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: September 5, 2013 – Chico, California – Silver Dollar Speedway

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Ronnie Gardner, 68, SIX-EIGHT-14.511; 2. Scott Pierovich, 35, Pierovich-14.585; 3. Jake Swanson, 05, Swanson-14.661; 4. Shane Golobic, 26, Bock-14.755; 5. Shannon McQueen, 7, McQueen-14.841; 6. Johnathon Henry, 19w, Sala-14.916; 7. Sean Becker, 19s, Sala-14.961; 8. Matt Streeter, 14jr, Streeter-15.088; 9. Taylor Simas, 62, Bock-15.090; 10. Alex Schutte, 28, Morris-15.249; 11. David Prickett, 15, Neverlift-15.312; 12. Gregg Bragg, 11, Thurston-15.327; 13. Trey Marcham, 37, McQueen-15.375; 14. Frankie Guerrini, 63, Guerrini-15.460; 15. Robbie Whitchurch, 82, Whitchurch-15.656; 16. Darin Snider, 6, Snider-16.086; 17. Gary Conterno, 55, Conterno-16.447; 18. J.R. Williams, 74, Williams-16.599; 19. Floyd Alvis, 11x, Alvis-17.049; 20. Rick Holbrook, 2, Holbrook-NT.

FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Golobic, 2. Marcham, 3. Gardner, 4. Schutte, 5. Becker, 6. Alvis, 7. Snider. NT

SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Streeter, 2. Guerrini, 3. Pierovich, 4. Prickett, 5. Conterno, 6. Holbrook, 7. McQueen. NT

THIRD HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Bragg, 2. J.Swanson, 3. Simas, 4. Whitchurch, 5. Henry, 6. Williams. NT

FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Ronnie Gardner, 2. Jake Swanson, 3. Scott Pierovich, 4. Matt Streeter, 5. Johnathon Henry, 6. Sean Becker, 7. Alex Schutte, 8. Shannon McQueen, 9. Taylor Simas, 10. Greg Bragg, 11. David Prickett, 12. Trey Marcham, 13. Frankie Guerrini, 14. Darin Snider, 15. Robbie Whitchurch, 16. Floyd Alvis, 17. Shane Golobic, 18. Gary Conterno, 19. J.R. Williams, 20. Rick Holbrook. NT

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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-8 Henry, Laps 9-30 Gardner.

NEW HONDA WESTERN DIRT MIDGET POINTS: 1-Gardner-889, 2-J.Swanson-773, 3-Prickett-586, 4-McQueen-385, 5-Cody Swanson-383, 6-Pierovich-378, 7-Randi Pankratz-366, 8-Henry-301, 9-Kyle Edwards-295, 10-Rico Abreu-270.

NEXT HONDA USAC WESTERN MIDGET RACE: September 21 – Bakersfield (CA) Speedway