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Sunday, 18 November 2012

SWANSON WINS LAS VEGAS FINALE; DAWSON SNAGS TITLE

SWANSON WINS LAS VEGAS FINALE; DAWSON SNAGS TITLE
 
Las Vegas, NV……..Jake Swanson of Anaheim, Calif. won Saturday’s 30-lap USAC Las Vegas Ignite Midget finale at the Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway Bullring. Phoenix, Ariz. driver Bryant Dawson locked up the series championship with his second-place finish. Swanson passed Dawson on lap nine and led the final 22 laps. Following Dawson at the checkered flag were Jimmy Waters, Michael Fanelli and Riley Emmel. Fanelli nailed down the runner-up spot in the final standings. Christine Breckenridge led the first three laps of the race.
 
USAC LAS VEGAS IGNITE FUELS MIDGET RACE RESULTS: November 17, 2012 – Las Vegas, Nevada – Las Vegas Motor Speedway Bullring
 
QUALIFYING: 1. Jake Swanson, 59, Frazin-15.309; 2. Bryant Dawson, 99, Clark-15.346; 3. Michael Fanelli, 19, Fanelli-15.386; 4. Jimmy Waters, 28, Waters-15.455; 5. Eric Barlow, 89, Waters-15.487; 6. Riley Emmel, 12, Ray-15.525; 7. Christine Breckenridge, 26, Breckenridge-15.571; 8. Cody Mansfield, 2, Fanelli-15.755; 9. Jeff Kelley, 55x, Kelley-15.799; 10. George Blacker, 9B, Blacker-16.254; 11. Marina Turner, 98T, Turner-16.277; 12. Ashley Hazelton, 32, Pankratz-16.571; 13. Kody Jessop, 00, Jessop-17.159, 14. Gregg Fuette, 15, Strickland-NT.
 
FIRST HEAT: (8 Laps) 1. Swanson, 2. Fanelli, 3. Barlow, 4. Breckenridge, 5. Kelley, 6. Turner, 7. Jessop. 2:04.98
 
SECOND HEAT: (8 Laps) 1. Waters, 2. Dawson, 3. Emmel, 4. Mansfield, 5. Fuette, 6. Blacker, 7. Hazelton. NT
 
FEATURE: (30 Laps) 1. Jake Swanson, 2. Bryant Dawson, 3. Jimmy Waters, 4. Michael Fanelli, 5. Riley Emmel, 6. Cody Mansfield, 7. Gregg Fuette, 8. Christine Breckenridge, 9. Jeff Kelley, 10. George Blacker, 11. Ashley Hazelton, 12. Marina Turner, 13. Kody Jessop, 14. Eric Barlow. NT
 
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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-3 Breckenridge, Laps 4-8 Dawson, Laps 5-30 Swanson.
 
FINAL LAS VEGAS IGNITE MIDGET POINTS: 1-Dawson-768, 2-Fanelli-714, 3-Turner-534, 4-Blacker-533, 5-Breckenridge-489, 6-Austin Blair-479, 7-Winn Frazin-383, 8-Chris Lamb-258, 9-Swanson-195, 10-Mansfield-154.