AMSOIL Sprints
Tuesday, 24 October 2017


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By: Scott Daloisio

Perris, California………USAC National Sprint Car Series point leader Justin Grant of Ione, California, Garden Grove, California’s Brody Roa, Hanford, California’s Chad Boespflug and Tyler Thomas of Collinsville, Oklahoma are among the latest entries for the 22nd Annual Budweiser Oval Nationals Presented by All Coast Construction at Perris Auto Speedway.  The race will take place on November 9th, 10th and 11th.

As this piece went to press, a healthy field of 43 sprint cars have entered the prestigious race.  The field includes drivers from eight different states and New Zealand.



2 AUSTIN WILLIAMS/Yorba Linda, CA (John Jory)

4 DAMION GARDNER/ Concord, CA (Mark Alexander)

4D TBA (Gansen Engineering)

4G CHRIS GANSEN/Verdemont Heights, CA (Gansen Engineering)

4s MIKE SPENCER/Temecula, CA (Gansen Engineering)

5 LOGAN WILLIAMS/Yorba Linda, CA (John Jory)

5 CHRIS WINDOM/Canton, IL (Baldwin Brothers)

5m MAX ADAMS/Loomis, CA (Max Adams)

5x TOMMY MALCOLM/Corona, CA (Dino Napier)

7K STERLING CLING/Tempe, AZ (Kruseman Enterprises)

8 JOE STORNETTA/Napa, CA (Jim Richardson)

9K KEVIN THOMAS, JR./Cullman, AL (Kevin Thomas Jr.)

10 RICHARD VANDER WEERD/Visalia, CA (Vander Weerd Racing)

11 Justin Grant/Ione, CA (Sam McGhee)

17v DANNY FARIA, JR./Tipton, CA (Danny Faria, Jr.)

17GP TYLER THOMAS/Collinsville, OK (Michael Dutcher Motorsports)

19 BRADY SHORT/Bedford, IN (Andy Reinbold)

19s HUNTER SCHUERENBERG/Sikeston, MO (Andy Reinbold)

21 A.J. BENDER/Ramona, CA (Rich Bender)

21K LANDON CLING/Tempe, AZ (Kruseman Enterprises)

23c TYLER COURTNEY/Noblesville, IN (TOPP Motorsports)

28m MATT MCCARTHY/Moreno Valley, CA (John McCarthy)

30 C.J. LEARY/Greenfield, IN (Chuck and Tammi Leary)

32 CHASE STOCKON/Fort Branch, IN (Chase Stockon)

39 KYLE EDWARDS/Fountain Valley, CA (Gordon Edwards)

42 STEVIE SUSSEX/Tempe, AZ (Dwight Cheney)

44 CODY WILLIAMS/Corona, CA (John Jory)

51 EDDIE TAFOYA/Chino Hills, CA (Eddie Tafoya)

52 ISAAC CHAPPLE/New Castle, IN (Isaac Chapple Racing)

56 RYAN BERNAL/Hollister, CA (Mike Phulps)

69 CHAD BOESPFLUG/Hanford, CA (Dynamics, Inc.)

73 DAVE DARLAND/Lincoln, IN (Keith Ford)

73T CARSON MACEDO/Lemoore, CA (Carrie Terry)

74x JOSH HODGES/Tijeras, NM (Hodges Motorsports)

81 MICHAEL PICKENS/Auckland, NZ (Steve Watt Enterprises)

83 AUSTIN LIGGETT/Tracy, CA (Tim Liggett)

88 JACE VANDER WEERD/Visalia, CA (Vander Weerd Racing)

90 RANDY WAITMAN/Ramona, CA (Randy Waitman)

91 BRODY ROA/Garden Grove, CA (BR Performance)

92 JAKE SWANSON/Anaheim, CA (Tom & Laurie Sertich)

92m TBA (Tom & Laurie Sertich)

98 JEREMY ELLERTSON/Lawndale, CA (Jeremy Ellertson)

98v VERNE SWEENEY/Lomita, CA (Ken Tracy)


The Oval Nationals, which pays $25,000 to win on the final night, includes three nights of full points paying races for the USAC/CRA and USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series.  Each night will include qualifying, heat races and main events.  Advance tickets are available at the following link: or by calling 1-800-595-4849.

In addition to the USAC portion of the show, Saturday’s program also includes a special invitational debut of the Yamaha R1 DT race car.



1996 Jimmy Sills

1997 Rip Williams

1998 Rodney Argo

1999 Rickie Gaunt

2000 Tony Jones

2001 Bud Kaeding

2002 Bud Kaeding

2003 Cory Kruseman

2004 Cory Kruseman

2005 Dave Darland

2006 Dave Darland

2007 Bud Kaeding

2008 Jesse Hockett

2009 Damion Gardner

2010 Chris Windom

2011 Damion Gardner

2012 Mike Spencer

2013 Dave Darland

2014 Robert Ballou

2015 Bryan Clauson

2016 Damion Gardner


Perris Auto Speedway wants to thank its corporate partners for the 2017 season.* All Coast Construction, Amsoil, Ayers Hotel and Spa, Brass and Bass Firearms & Fishing Supplies, Budweiser, Bud’s Tire Pro, Center Point Church, Champion Towing, City of Perris, Country Values Magazine, Daytona Boat & RV Storage, Ed Moore Bullet Proof Driveshaft, Edelbrock, Flowdynamics, Full Throttle Scissor Lift Rental, Green Sheet, Harley’s Custom Cycles, HD Industries, Hoosier Tires, Indiana Truck Salvage, K&N Engineering, Living Water’s Hospice, Luke’s Transmission, Moreno Valley Magazine of Values, Paul Oil Company, Pepsi-Cola, Pick-A-Part Auto Salvage, Pole Position, Precision Engine of Murrieta,, Scott Sales, Shaver Specialties, Square H, Sunstate Equipment, Swedish Speed, Original Tommy’s Burgers, Trench Shoring, Valley News, Vista Paint and Weedmaps.


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