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Monday, 15 March 2010

CARLSON, MARTINEZ SCORE VICTORIES AT VENTURA

CARLSON, MARTINEZ SCORE VICTORIES AT VENTURA

Ventura, CA…….Nick Carlson of Norwalk, Calif. and Casey Martinez of Riverside, Calif. grabbed feature victories in the 2010 season openers for the USAC Western Dirt Ford Focus and Western Young Guns Saturday night at the Ventura Raceway. Carlson passed 2009 USAC Young Guns Champion Kyle Edwards on the 10th lap and led the final seven laps for the 16-lap victory in the Ford Focus race. Jet Davison finished second ahead of Edwards, Jake Blackhurst and Andrew Mulhearn. In the 20-lap Young Guns race, Martines passed early leader Alex Jacobsen on lap 16 and paced the remaining five circuits to beat Jacobsen, Winn Frazin, Tanner Kershaw and Collin Henry.


 


USAC WESTERN FORD FOCUS DIRT SERIES RACE RESULTS: March 13, 2010 – Ventura, California – Ventura Raceway


 


HEAT RACE: (10 laps) 1. Nick Carlson (#19 Carlson), 2. Jet Davison (#59 Davison), 3. Andrew Mulhearn (#14 Mulhearn), 4. Austin Smith (#37 Pankratz), 5. Kyle Edwards (#39 Edwards), 6. Connor Kassik (#26 Kassik), 7. Jake Blackhurst (#14x Kruseman), 8. Kalvin Douglas (#31 Douglas). NT


 


FEATURE: (16 laps) 1. Nick Carlson, 2. Jet Davison, 3. Kyle Edwards, 4. Jake Blackhurst, 5. Andrew Mulhearn, 6. Austin Smith, 7. Kalvin Douglas, 8. Connor Kassik. NT


 


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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Lap 1 Smith, Lap 2 Mulhearn, Laps 3-9 Edwards, Laps 10-16 Carlson.


 


NEW WESTERN FORD FOCUS SERIES POINTS: 1-Carlson-68; 2-Davison-64; 3-Edwards-58; 4-Mulhearn-54; 5-Blackhurst-51; 6-Smith-50; 7-Douglas-42; 8-Kassik-42.


 


NEW WESTERN FORD FOCUS DIRT SERIES POINTS: 1-Carlson-68; 2-Davison-64; 3-Edwards-58; 4-Mulhearn-54; 5-Blackhurst-51; 6-Smith-50; 7-Douglas-42; 8-Kassik-42.


 


NEXT WESTERN FORD FOCUS RACE: March 20 – Lake Havasu City, AZ – Havasu 95 Speedway


 


NEXT WESTERN FORD FOCUS DIRT RACE: April 3 – Ventura (CA) Raceway


 


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USAC WESTERN YOUNG GUNS DIRT SERIES RACE RESULTS: March 13, 2010 – Ventura, California – Ventura Raceway


 


HEAT RACE: (10 laps) 1. Casey Martinez (#94 Martinez), 2. Jared Blondel (#98 Blondel), 3. Alex Jacobsen (#12k Kruseman), 4. Tanner Kershaw (#81 Kershaw), 5. Winn Frazin (#59 Frazin), 6. Bradley Morris (#18k Kruseman), 7. Al Simpson (#31k Kruseman), 8. Collin Henry (#12c Henry), 9. Daniel Williams (#25 Williams). NT


 


FEATURE: (20 laps) 1. Casey Martinez, 2. Alex Jacobsen, 3. Winn Frazin, 4. Tanner Kershaw, 5. Collin Henry, 6. Bradley Morris, 7. Al Simpson, 8. Jared Blondel. NT (NOTE: Williams car disqualified for failing post-race technical inspection after finishing third.)


 


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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-15 Jacobsen, Laps 16-20 Martinez.


 


NEW WESTERN YOUNG GUNS SERIES POINTS: 1-Martinez-68; 2-Jacobsen-63; 3-Frazin-58; 4-Kershaw-56; 5-Henry-48; 6-Morris-48; 7-Blondel-46; 8-Simpson-42.


 


NEW WESTERN YOUNG GUNS DIRT SERIES POINTS: 1-Martinez-68; 2-Jacobsen-63; 3-Frazin-58; 4-Kershaw-56; 5-Henry-48; 6-Morris-48; 7-Blondel-46; 8-Simpson-42.


 


NEXT WESTERN YOUNG GUNS RACE: March 20 – Lake Havasu City, AZ – Havasu 95 Speedway


 


NEXT WESTERN YOUNG GUNS DIRT RACE: April 3 – Ventura (CA) Raceway