Bacon Sizzles in Cali Sprintweek Finale

HANFORD, Cal. (September 10, 2016) – Brady Bacon of Broken Arrow, Okla. won Saturday’s 30-lap AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint race at Keller Auto Speedway at Kings Fairgrounds, but the fireworks were erupting long before the checkered flag.

In one of the more spectacular battles in All Coast Construction California Sprint Week history, Damion Gardner outpointed Thomas Meseraull by 23 to win the title, but the script was straight out of Hollywood. Gardner started deep in the field and flipped on the fourth lap of the race. Able to fix the car, he rejoined the fray, pitted again later, and eventually finished 12th.

That was enough to keep Meseraull at bay, though, as Thomas was involved in a spin on lap 23 while running fourth, was unable to resume, and finished 14th. Bacon led all 30 laps in the Keith Ford Sun Valley AG Transport/Walker Filtration Systems Triple X/Claxton Mopar. Ryan Bernal took second ahead of Richard Vander Weerd, Brody Roa and Jace Vander Weerd.

USAC AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: September 10, 2016 – Hanford, California – Keller Auto Speedway at Kings Fairgrounds – All-Coast Construction California Sprint Week

WOODLAND AUTO DISPLAY QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Jake Swanson, 92, Sertich-15.548; 2. Chad Boespflug, 69. Kaiser-15.642; 3. Ryan Bernal. 56, Phulps-15.734; 4. Geoff Ensign, 3F, Finkenbinder-15.787; 5. Thomas Meseraull, 42X, Bates-15.793; 6. Austin Liggett, 83, Liggett-15.833; 7. Richard Vander Weerd, 10, Vander Weerd-15.851; 8. Austin Williams, 2, Jory-15.854; 9. Kyler Shaw, 92BC, Shaw-15.861; 10. Brady Bacon, 73, Ford-15.869; 11. Danny Faria Jr., 17V, Faria-15.950; 12. Stevie Sussex, 21AZ, Burkhart-15.954; 13. Brody Roa, 91R, BR-15.967; 14. Kevin Thomas Jr., 42, Cheney-16.041; 15, Chris Gansen, 4G, Gansen-16.098; 16. Max Adams, 5M, Adams-16.114; 17. Mike Spencer, 4S, Gansen-16.132; 18. Logan Williams, 5, Jory-16.141; 19. Jace Vander Weerd, 88, Vander Weerd-16.176; 20. Damion Gardner, 4, Alexander-16.183; 21. Cody Williams, 44, Jory-16.431; 22. Koen Shaw, 88BC, Shaw-16.459; 23. Jeremy Ellertson, 98, Ellertson-16.622; 24. Ryan Stolz, 56X, Stolz-16.851; 25. Matt Stewart, 84, Stewart-16.939; 26. Steven Garris, 58, Garris-24.767.

EXTREME MUFFLERS FIRST HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Roa, 2. R.Vander Weerd, 3. Bacon, 4. Swanson, 5. Ensign, 6. Adams, 7. Ko.Shaw, 8. J.Vander Weerd, 9. Stewart. NT

DJ SAFETY SECOND HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Spencer, 2. Faria, 3. Boespflug, 4. Thomas, 5. A.Wiliams, 6. Gardner, 7. Meseraull, 8. Ellertson. NT

CIRCLE TRACK PERFORMANCE / KEIZER ALUMINUM WHEELS THIRD HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Gansen, 2. Liggett, 3. Bernal, 4. L.Williams, 5. Ky.Shaw, 6. Sussex, 7. C.Williams, 8. Stolz. NT

BROWN & MILLER RACING SOLUTIONS SEMI: (12 laps) 1. Meseraull, 2. Ensign, 3. Gardner, 4. A.Williams, 5. Adams, 6. Sussex, 7. J.Vander Weerd, 8. Ky.Shaw, 9. Ellertson, 10. Ko.Shaw, 11. C.Williams, 12. Stewart, 13. Stolz. NT

FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Brady Bacon, 2. Ryan Bernal, 3. Richard Vander Weerd, 4. Brody Roa, 5. Jace Vander Weeerd, 6. Danny Faria Jr., 7. Geoff, Ensign, 8. Max Adams, 9. Kyler Shaw, 10. Jeremy Ellertson, 11. Koen Shaw, 12. Damion Gardner, 13. Stevie Sussex, 14. Thomas Meseraull, 15. Chris Gansen, 16. Austin Liggett, 17. Chad Boespflug, 18. Logan Williams, 19. Austin Williams, 20. Kevin Thomas Jr., 21. Mike Spencer, 22. Jake Swanson. NT

**Gardner flipped during the feature.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-30 Bacon

BR MOTORSPORTS/KING RACING PRODUCTS HARD CHARGER: Jace Vander Weerd (19th to 5th)

FINAL ALL COAST CONSTRUCTION CALIFORNIA SPRINT WEEK POINTS: 1-Gardner-406, 2-Meseraull-383, 3-Bernal-362, 4-Ensign-342, 5-Boespflug-325, 6-R.Vander Weerd-316, 7-Thomas-304, 8-Swanson-299, 9-Bacon-284, 10-Roa-281.