FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 8, 2013
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WEST COAST SPRINTS AT KINGS SPEEDWAY
KRUSEMAN TOPS SANTA MARIA’S “DOUG
Kings Speedway in Hanford, Calif.
hosts the USAC West Coast Sprints July 20 and Ryan Bernal’s
series point lead is 44 over Richard Vander Weerd. Bernal
didn’t help his cause much last Thursday night, flipping
during the feature and finishing last at Santa Maria (Calif.)
Kruseman of Ventura, Calif. won Saturday night’s 30-lap “Doug
Fort Memorial” at Santa Maria. He caught Bud Kaeding on lap
six and led the rest of the way in his Lucas Oil/Kruseman’s
Sprint Car & Midget Driving School Eagle/RC Performance Mopar.
Danny Faria Jr. was second ahead of Kaeding, fast qualifier
Troy Rutherford and Markus Niemela.
Bernal had to jump into a back-up
car prior to his feature misfortune. Faria’s second-place
finish enabled him to stay in the title hunt, 62 behind Bernal
in third in the standings.
the opening five laps and stands fourth in the new standings.
2013 USAC West Coast Sprint Car
Standings: 1-Ryan Bernal-608, 2-Richard Vander Weerd-564,
3-Danny Faria Jr.-546, 4-Bud Kaeding-513, 5-Markus
Niemela-464, 6-Jace Vander Weerd-412, 7-Rusty Carlile-404,
8-Ricky Kirkbride-310, 9-Kevin Barnes-284, 10-Landon