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ROA LEADS USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINTS TO PERRIS OVAL NATIONALS

Lance Jennings, NOVEMBER 4, 2019… The championship point chase for the Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars will head to Perris Auto Speedway for the “24th Annual Budweiser Oval Nationals presented by All Coast Construction.” Promoted by Don Kazarian, the prestigious event opens with a special practice session on Wednesday, November 6th, followed by three nights (November 7, 8, 9) of intense racing with the AMSOIL USAC National and USAC/CRA Sprint Cars. “America’s Premier Dirt Track” is located on the [...]

FACTS ON THE 24TH ANNUAL BUDWEISER OVAL NATIONALS

(Perris, CA, October 30, 2019) Facts on the 24th Annual Budweiser Oval Nationals at Perris Auto Speedway EVENT: 24th Annual Budweiser Oval Nationals Presented by All Coast Construction WHERE: “The Southern California Home of Major League Sprint Car Racing,” Perris Auto Speedway on the SoCal Fair and Event Center (18700 Lake Perris Drive, Perris, CA 92571) TRACK: 1/2-mile clay oval. WHEN: Thursday, November 7, Friday November 8 and Saturday November 9. PROGRAM: Qualifying, heats, preliminary and A Mains each night. PRACTICE: Free for fans in [...]

OVAL NATIONALS WINNERS

Oval Nationals Winners 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 2017 – Kevin Thomas Jr. 2018 – Kevin Thomas Jr.

POINT STANDINGS

2019 SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES POINT STANDINGS (prior to November 7 at Perris, CA) POSITION – DRIVER – TOTAL 1. Brody Roa 897 2. R.J. Johnson 887 3. Stevie Sussex 828 4. Charles Davis Jr. 790 5. Mike Martin 655 6. Jake Swanson 578 7. Matt Lundy 500 8. Chris Bonneau 434 9. Michael Curtis 433 10. Matt Rossi 413 11. Austin Williams 401 12. Damion Gardner 342 13. Tommy Malcolm 256 14. Dennis Gile 242 15. Matt McCarthy 223 16. Stephen Sanchez 208 17. Josh Hodges 202 18. Jonas Reynolds 201 19. Isaac Chapple 200 20. Hunter [...]

C.J. LEARY ADDS CASA GRANDE “HOWL-O-WEEN BASH” TO RESUME

CASA GRANDE, AZ – OCTOBER 26, 2019… Starting sixth, C.J. Leary (Greenfield, IN) charged to Saturday’s 25-lap “Howl-O-Ween Bash” victory at Central Arizona Speedway. Driving Andy Reinbold and Todd Underwood’s #19S AME Electrical / Mesilla Valley Transportation Spike, Leary earned his second $2,000 Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car win of the campaign. “Chargin” Charles Davis Jr., Jake Swanson, point leader Brody Roa, and R.J. Johnson followed C.J. to the checkered flags. Davis scored the night’s Saldana Racing Products Hard [...]

USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINTS HEADLINE CASA GRANDE’S “HOWL-O-WEEN BASH”

Lance Jennings, OCTOBER 23, 2019… This Saturday, October 26th, the Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars will headline the action at Central Arizona Speedway. Promoted by Dave Ellis, the “Howl-O-Ween Bash” is the last chance to catch the traditional 410 sprints at the Casa Grande, Arizona oval. The IMCA Modifieds, Modlites, and Power 600 Micro Sprints will join the action packed card. The Front Gates will open at 5:00pm and Racing is scheduled to start at 7:00pm. In addition, the [...]

POINT STANDINGS

2019 SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES POINT STANDINGS (prior to October 26 at Casa Grande, AZ) POSITION – DRIVER – TOTAL 1. Brody Roa 828 2. R.J. Johnson 819 3. Stevie Sussex 777 4. Charles Davis Jr. 717 5. Mike Martin 655 6. Jake Swanson 507 7. Matt Lundy 462 8. Matt Rossi 413 9. Michael Curtis 401 10. Austin Williams 401 11. Chris Bonneau 388 12. Damion Gardner 342 13. Tommy Malcolm 256 14. Dennis Gile 242 15. Josh Hodges 202 16. Jonas Reynolds 201 17. Isaac Chapple 200 18. Hunter Schuerenberg 197 19. Daylin Perreira 194 20. [...]

R.J. JOHNSON SPRINTS TO HALL OF FAME CLASSIC WIN AT SAN TAN VALLEY

SAN TAN VALLEY, AZ – SEPTEMBER 28, 2019… Inheriting the lead with 21 laps in the books, R.J. Johnson (Laveen, AZ) raced to victory at Arizona Speedway’s “Hall of Fame Classic.” Driving the Bobby Martin Racing #51 Martin Auto Museum / AME Electrical Sherman, Johnson topped the $4,000 AMSOIL USAC/CRA and Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car main event over Stevie Sussex, fast qualifier Austin Williams, “The Demon” Damion Gardner, and “Thunder” Tommy Malcolm. Johnson also posted the night’s Specialty [...]

SAN TAN VALLEY HOSTS USAC SOUTHWEST VS. USAC/CRA $4,000-TO-WIN “HALL OF FAME CLASSIC”

Lance Jennings, SEPTEMBER 24, 2019… The Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars return to action this Saturday, August 28th at Arizona Speedway. Promoted by Jonah Trussel, the $4,000-to-win “Hall of Fame Classic” is also a co-sanctioned grudge race with California’s AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars. The San Tan Ford ASCS Desert Sprints will join the action and the track will host a special legends autograph session that includes this year’s Arizona Motorsports Hall of Fame inductees. The spectator gates will open [...]

POINT STANDINGS

2019 SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES POINT STANDINGS (prior to September 28 at San Tan Valley, AZ) POS. – DRIVER – TOTAL 1. Brody Roa 775 2. R.J. Johnson 743 3. Stevie Sussex 701 4. Charles Davis Jr. 658 5. Mike Martin 613 6. Jake Swanson 470 7. Matt Lundy 427 8. Matt Rossi 413 9. Chris Bonneau 362 10. Michael Curtis 357 11. Austin Williams 324 12. Damion Gardner 269 13. Josh Hodges 202 14. Jonas Reynolds 201 15. Isaac Chapple 200 16. Dennis Gile 199 17. Hunter Schuerenberg 197 18. Daylin Perreira 194 19. Tommy Malcolm [...]