Sunday, 2 October 2011




Las Vegas, NV……..Garett Peterson, Nick Drake, Trevor Hunt and Cole Custer all took home feature winner trophies Saturday night as the USAC Western and Utah Ford Focuses and Western Focus Young Guns invaded the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Bullring. Peterson, of West Sacramento, Calif. and Drake, of Mooresville, N.C., took the two 30-lap Ford Focus features, while Hunt, of Liberty, Mo. and Custer, of Kannapolis, N.C., were the Focus Young Guns victors. Peterson led all 30 laps to win the Ford Focus opener over fast qualifier Keegan Walmer, Jim Waters, Jessica Clark and Tanner Long. Drake passed Paul Graham on lap 14 and led the last 17 laps to beat Peterson, Long, Walmer and Graham in race #2. Hunt caught Custer on lap three and led the last 10 laps of the Focus Young Guns opener to beat Brodie Kostecki, Custer, Edens and Daniel Williams. Custer led the first 15 and last two laps of the 20-lap Focus Young Guns finale to beat Edens, Williams, Kostecki and Marina Turner.


USAC WESTERN PAVEMENT/UTAH/SOUTH/NORTH FORD FOCUS RACE RESULTS: October 1 – Las Vegas, Nevada – Las Vegas Motor Speedway Bullring


QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Keegan Walmer, 3, Sutton-15.227; 2. Jessica Clark, 44, Clark-15.254; 3. Garett Peterson, 31, Peterson-15.313; 4. Jim Waters, 28, Waters-15.326; 5. Paul Graham, 42, Sutton-15.434; 6. James Edens, 8, Sutton-15.454; 7. Tanner Long, 9, Sutton-15.473; 8. Nick Drake, 55, Cline-15.504; 9. Brandon White, 60, Blondel-15.512; 10. Cole Custer, 55k, Kruseman-15.571; 11. Brodie Kostecki, 40, Western Speed-15.586; 12. Wally Pankratz, 37, Pankratz-15.861; 13. Guy Sainsbury, 88, Strickland-16.103; 14. Daniel Williams, 26, Breckenridge-16.160; 15. Winn Frazin, 59, Frazin-16.252; 16. J.R. Williams, 74, Williams-16.413; 17. Trent Kassik, 83, Kassik-NT.


FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Peterson, 2. Kostecki, 3. Long, 4. Sainsbury, 5. Graham, 6. White, 7. Walmer, 8. Frazin. NT


SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Drake, 2. Custer, 3. Edens, 4. Waters, 5. Clark, 6. D.Williams, 7. J.R. Williams, 8. Pankratz. NT


FIRST FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Garett Peterson, 2. Keegan Walmer, 3. Jim Waters, 4. Jessica Clark, 5. Tanner Long, 6. Cole Custer, 7. James Edens, 8. Brandon White, 9. Guy Sainsbury, 10. Brodie Kostecki, 11. Daniel Williams, 12. Nick Drake, 13. Winn Frazin, 14. Paul Graham, 15. J.R. Williams, 16. Wally Pankratz. NT


SECOND FEATURE: (30 lap – No Utah Points) 1. Nick Drake, 2. Garett Peterson, 3. Tanner Long, 4. Keegan Walmer, 5. Paul Graham, 6. James Edens, 7. Jim Waters, 8. Jessica Clark, 9. Brandon White, 10. Daniel Williams, 11. J.R. Williams, 12. Brodie Kostecki, 13. Wally Pankratz, 14. Winn Frazin, 15. Guy Sainsbury. NT




SECOND FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Lap 1 Pankratz, Laps 2-13 Graham, Laps 14-30 Drake.


NEW WESTERN FORD FOCUS POINTS: 1-Kostecki-815; 2-Waters-807; 3-Chuck Groat-760; 4-Peterson-756; 5-Clark-743; 6-Walmer-727; 7-Pankratz-726; 8-Austin Luttmer-708; 9-Jarid Blondel-691; 10-Gregg Fuette-645.

NEW WESTERN PAVEMENT FORD FOCUS POINTS: 1-Clark-1,164; 2-Kostecki-967; 3-Peterson-847; 4-Walmer-833; 5-Edens-682.

NEW NORTHERN CALIFORNIA FORD FOCUS POINTS: 1-Peterson-847; 2-Walmer-833; 3-Kostecki-752; 4-Clark-741; 5-Edens-682.

NEW SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FORD FOCUS POINTS: 1-Clark-734; 2-White-681; 3-Graham-658; 4-Kostecki-534; 5-Walmer-356.

FINAL UTAH FORD FOCUS POINTS: 1-Waters-966; 2-Chuck Groat-806; 3-Austin Luttmer-708; 4-Gregg Fuette-643; 5-Ron Duncombe-603; 6-J.R. Williams-539; 7-Jeff Kelley-520; 8-Sainsbury-462; 9-Clark-446; 10-White-384.


NEXT WESTERN FORD FOCUS RACE: October 8 – Anderson, CA – Shasta Raceway Park




USAC WESTERN PAVEMENT/SOUTH/NORTH FOCUS YOUNG GUNS RACE RESULTS: October 1 – Las Vegas, Nevada – Las Vegas Motor Speedway Bullring


QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Trevor Hunt, 11, Sutton-15.959; 2. Brodie Kostecki, 40, Western Speed-16.109; 3. James Edens, 8, Sutton-16.240; 4. Cole Custer, 55k, Kruseman-16.347; 5. Daniel Williams, 26, Breckenridge-16.736; 6. Marina Turner, 98, Turner-17.730.


HEAT RACE: (8 laps) 1. Hunt, 2. Kostecki, 3. Edens, 4. Custer, 5. Williams, 6. Turner. NT


FIRST FEATURE: (20 laps) 1. Trevor Hunt, 2. Brodie Kostecki, 3. Cole Custer, 4. James Edens, 5. Daniel Williams, 6. Marina Turner. NT


SECOND FEATURE: (20 laps) 1. Cole Custer, 2. James Edens, 3. Daniel Williams, 4. Brodie Kostecki (#60 Western Speed), 5. Marina Turner. NT (NOTE: Trevor Hunt car disqualified).



FIRST FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-2 Custer, Laps 3-20 Hunt.

SECOND FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-15 Custer, Laps 16-18 Kostecki, Laps 19-20 Custer.


NEW WESTERN FOCUS YOUNG GUNS POINTS: 1-Kostecki-575; 2-Hunt-574; 3-Custer-528; 4-Parker Colston-519; 5-Edens-483; 6-Christine Breckenridge-453; 7-Katlynn Leer-442; 8-Keegan Walmer-382; 9-Ricky Bowers-361; 10-Turner-310.

NEW WESTERN PAVEMENT FOCUS YOUNG GUNS POINTS: 1-Hunt-1,175; 2-Kostecki-1,138; 3-Edens-694; 4-Keegan Walmer-384; 5-Ricky Bowers-361.

NEW NORTHERN CALIFORNIA FOCUS YOUNG GUNS POINTS: 1-Hunt-706; 2-Edens-694; 3-Kostecki-654; 4-Keegan Walmer-384; 5-Turner-195.

NEW SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FOCUS YOUNG GUNS POINTS: 1-Kostecki-938; 2-Hunt-851; 3-Edens-401; 4-Ricky Bowers-361; 5-Turner-310.


NEXT WESTERN FOCUS YOUNG GUNS RACE: October 8 – Anderson, CA – Shasta Raceway Park