FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: DICK JORDAN
SCHMID, CARTER, LONG, BLONDEL, RAYBORNE "ROOKIE" STARS AT
WESTERN BANQUET FEBRUARY 7
Logan Williams, Trevor Schmid, Trent Carter, Garrett Long,
Jarid Blondel and Joel Rayborne are slated for year-end
recognition as 2014 "Rookies of the Year" when the USAC
Western States Banquet unfolds February 7 at the Woodland Auto
Display in Paso Robles, Calif.
among numerous drivers, car owners and special award
recipients to be celebrated at the function, which begins with
a meet and greet from 4:30-6:30 pm at the facility located at
the Estrella Warbirds Museum at the east end of Paso Robles.
Yorba Linda, Calif., finished 11th in the final AMSOIL
USAC/CRA Sprint standings and scored a trio of "top-10"
finishes during the season.
Stockton, Calif., notched a pair of "top-10" finishes in his
four Western Classic Sprint car starts.
Terre Bella, Calif., and Long, of Porterville, Calif., will
share the USAC West Coast Sprint "Rookie" honors. Carter
posted a pair of "top-10" finishes and both finished in the
"top-20" in the series standings.
Orange, Calif., compiled nine "top-10s," including a pair of
thirds on his way to the number three ranking in the final
Honda USAC Western Midget series. His 18 total starts were the
most for any driver.
West Covina, Calif., took fifth in the Western HPD Midget
points and was 11th on the dirt, resulting in a sixth-place
overall finish in the standings.
Jr. of Justice Brothers, one of the sport's most ardent
supporters, will serve as the keynote speaker at the February
drivers being honored include USAC/CRA Sprint Car titlist
Damion Gardner, West Coast Sprint Car king Matt Mitchell,
Western Classic Sprint champ Ryan Bernal, Western Midget Champ
Ronnie Gardner, Western Pavement Midget Champ Chad Nichols and
Western HPD Midget champ Shawn Buckley and HPD Dirt champ
Montgomery will also be presented the USAC National Race
Organizer of the Year honors.
Auto Display is located at 4251 Dry Creek Road in Paso Robles.