Wednesday, 3 August 2011




Ventura, CA……..Nick Carlson of Norwalk, Calif. led the final eight laps of the abbreviated USAC Western Ford Focus feature Wednesday night during “California Ford Focus Week” at Ventura Raceway. Carlson passed Casey Martinez on lap 10 and was leading when the race was halted after 17 laps due to an accident. Bradley Morris of Perris, Calif. flipped, bringing out the red flag, but he had earlier won the 20-lap USAC Focus Young Guns feature, leading all but the first two laps after passing Zach Bogner on lap three. In the Ford Focus feature, Carlson was trailed by Martinez, Brodie Kostecki, Collin Henry and Tyler Dolacki. Kostecki took second in the Focus Young Guns race ahead of Trevor Hunt, Bogner and Parker Colston.


USAC WESTERN FORD FOCUS RACE RESULTS: August 3, 2011 – Ventura, California – Ventura (CA) Raceway - “California Ford Focus Week”


FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Wally Pankratz (#37 Pankratz), 2. Jarid Blondel (#98 Blondel), 3. Andrew Mulhearn (#14 Mulhearn), 4. Collin Henry (#12c Henry), 5. Jessica Clark (#44 Clark), 6. Daniel Williams (#25 Williams). NT


SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Tyler Dolacki (#18 Dolacki), 2. Nick Carlson (#19 Carlson), 3. Casey Martinez (#94 Martinez), 4. Bradley Morris (#17k Kruseman), 5. Brodie Kostecki (#17 Dolacki). NT


FEATURE: (17 laps) 1. Nick Carlson, 2. Casey Martinez, 3. Brodie Kostecki, 4. Collin Henry, 5. Tyler Dolacki, 6. Wally Pankratz, 7. Daniel Williams, 8. Andrew Mulhearn, 9. Bradley Morris, 10. Jarid Blondel, 11. Jessica Clark. NT


**Morris & Blondel flipped during the feature.


FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-9 Martinez, Laps 10-17 Carlson.


NEW WESTERN FORD FOCUS POINTS: 1-Clark-677; 2-Jim Waters-653; 3-Chuck Groat-618; 4-Austin Luttmer-577; 5-Blondel-539; 6-T.Dolacki-532; 7-J.R. Williams-493; 8-W.Pankratz-493; 9-D.Williams-477; 10-Jeff Kelley-464.

NEW WESTERN DIRT FORD FOCUS POINTS: 1-T.Dolacki-532; 2-W.Pankratz-493; 3-D.Williams-477; 4-Blondel-427; 5-Jet Davison-398; 6-Robert Dolacki-280; 7-Kyle Edwards-251; 8-Henry-242; 9-Martinez-169; 10-Randi Pankratz-159.

CALIFORNIA FOCUS WEEK FORD FOCUS POINTS: 1-W.Pankratz-121; 2-T,Dolacki-118; 3-Kostecki-109; 4-DWilliams-103; 5-Blondel-91.


NEXT WESTERN FORD FOCUS RACE: August 5 – Watsonville, CA - Ocean Speedway - “California Ford Focus Week”




USAC WESTERN FOCUS YOUNG GUNS RACE RESULTS: August 3 – Ventura, California – Ventura Raceway – “California Ford Focus Week”


HEAT RACE: (8 laps ) 1. Trevor Hunt (#8 Pankratz), 2. Parker Colston (#64 Colston), 3. Brennan Rogers (#20 Rogers), 4. Brodie Kostecki (#17 Dolacki), 5. Bradley Morris (#17k Kruseman), 6. Zach Bogner (#18k Kruseman), 7. Christine Breckenridge (#26 Breckenridge),8. Katlynn Leer (#12k Kruseman), 9. Austin Blair (#4k Kruseman). NT


FEATURE: (20 laps) 1. Bradley Morris, 2. Brodie Kostecki, 3. Trevor Hunt, 4. Zach Bogner, 5. Parker Colston, 6. Brennan Rogers, 7. Katlynn Leer, 8. Christine Breckenridge, 9. Austin Blair. NT



FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-2 Bogner, Laps 3-20 Morris.


NEW WESTERN FOCUS YOUNG GUNS POINTS: 1-Hunt-555; 2-Kostecki-553; 3-Colston-502; 4-Cole Custer-461; 5-Breckenridge-438; 6-Brandon White-264; 7-Leer-264; 8-Ricky Bowers-245; 9-James Eden-180; 10-Bogner-171.

NEW WESTERN DIRT FOCUS YOUNG GUNS POINTS: 1-Colston-502; 2-Cole Custer-461; 3-Breckenridge-370; 4-Hunt-303; 5-Leer-264; 6-Bogner-171; 7-Kostecki-128; 8-Logan Williams-105; 9-Blair-84; 10-Daniel Williams-64.

CALIFORNIA FOCUS WEEK FOCUS YOUNG GUNS POINTS: 1-Kostecki-128; 2-Hunt-124; 3-Colston-119; 4-Breckenridge-95; 5-Morris-64.


NEXT WESTERN FOCUS YOUNG GUNS RACE: August 5 – Watsonville, CA - Ocean Speedway - “California Ford Focus Week”