Thursday, July 26, 2007

Spy row may cost us millions, claim Ferrari

Ferrari's lawyers have claimed that it is "likely" McLaren are leading the world championship only because their chief designer had access to the Italian team's secrets. In a document obtained by the Guardian and the Milan-based daily Corriere della Sera, Ferrari say that losing the title would cost them well over 5.5m Euros.

The document, lodged with the high court in London last Friday relating to an ongoing case taken out by Ferrari against McLaren's chief designer, Mike Coughlan, sets out in greater detail than ever before their accusations in the sabotage scandal that has divided formula one.

McLaren, who go before the governing body, the FIA, today to answer charges of benefiting from 780 pages of information about the design of the Ferrari which were allegedly passed from the former chief mechanic Nigel Stepney to Coughlan, have repeatedly and vigorously denied any wrongdoing. A spokeswoman for the team declined to make any comment.

McLaren have insisted from the outset that the only member of their technical organisation to have received Ferrari's confidential information was Coughlan, who was suspended this month. In its most recent statement, on July 16, McLaren repeated that "no Ferrari material or data are, or have ever been, in the possession of any McLaren employee other than the individual sued by Ferrari".

This is contested in the document, which lists five occasions on which, Ferrari claim, their secrets were made known to McLaren executives including Martin Witmarsh, the team's chief operations officer, and Paddy Lowe, the engineering director.

Contrary to reports this month, the Italian team have not dropped their high court action against Coughlan and his wife Trudy. Outlining their case against the couple before last Sunday's grand prix, Ferrari's lawyers noted that, at that time, they were only 25 points behind McLaren in the constructors' championship. "The difference between the two teams is so close that it is likely that McLaren's superior number of points is a consequence of its chief designer having the Ferrari documents," the team's lawyers say.

They also claim that the fact that Coughlan "was in possession of the Ferrari documents has given McLaren an unfair advantage over Ferrari" this season.

They add that if McLaren wins this year "Ferrari will suffer loss of at least ˆ5.5m" in payments under the agreement that governs the constructors' championship. But, in addition, they "may suffer loss in respect of damage to the Ferrari brand" - sponsorship and sales.

However, the team's claim does not put a figure on the damages that Ferrari is seeking from the British couple. The next stage will be for Coughlan and his wife to submit their defence to the court.

Trudy Coughlan is claimed to have arranged for documents belonging to Ferrari to be scanned to disk. They allegedly contained a wealth of detail about the Maranello team's operations - down to "freight rates, which would enable a competitor to evaluate the amount of material shipped from Ferrari's headquarters in Italy to each grand prix".

The document says that the papers were supplied to Coughlan by Stepney who denies all wrongdoing and was quoted as saying he had been "framed". Stepney is formally under investigation in Italy in a judicial inquiry sparked by Ferrari.

The Italian team's lawyers claimed Ste-pney also tipped off McLaren to a modification to the "floor" of the F2007 that was pointed out to the FIA by McLaren and subsequently banned. But their submission to the high court reveals Ferrari also accuse Stepney of informing McLaren about the brakes and rear wing-flap separators.

In successive statements, McLaren has claimed that no modifications were made to their cars as a result of information held by their chief designer.

Ferrari's lawyers do not argue the point. But, they say: "The chief designer is part of the key group of three to four people who drive the technical team to improve the car. The opportunity for a chief designer to influence the car's performance in all areas is huge."


Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Ross Racing, Southbay Tool and Gage team up.

Oak Hills, CA (July 14, 2007) – Ross Racing is happy to announce a new partnership with Southbay Tool and Gage, Inc. that will position South Bay Tool and Gage as the Primary Sponsor for Ross Racing’s Score-Lite Buggy for the remainder of the 2007 season and beyond. Southbay Tool and Gage, Inc., located in Gardena, California have been supplying industrial tool supplies since 1969.

“I couldn’t be happier to have Southbay Tool and Gage as a sponsor,” said Randy Ross. “Southbay Tool and Gage bring a new chapter to Ross Racing.” “They have been a leader in their industry for more than 35 years and know what it takes to be successful at this level. It’s always great to welcome a new sponsor and we are really excited about teaming up them.” Ross said.

The package deal is for three years and will align Ross Racing successes and experience to market Southbay Tool, Inc. to the Off Road Fabricator and Racing community, products to include 3M Scotch Brite, and Loctite among others. “Southbay Tool and Gage is extremely excited to partner with Ross Racing! The combination of our organizations makes for a winning combo and we look forward a successful partnership.” Celine Solberg, CFO, Operations Manager for Southbay Tool and Gage stated.

The deal includes Ross Racing’s current vehicles, including Clare Ross’ unlimited Uff Da buggy and opportunity to move up to an unlimited Class 1 buggy.

Ross’s Score-Lite class 12 buggy will debut the Southbay Tool and Gage paint scheme the weekend of September 15, 2007 at an M.O.R.E. sanctioned event in Lucerne Valley.

Ross Racing, based out of Oak Hills, CA is an independently owned and operated racing team racing various circuits in Nevada, California, and Baja California, Mexico.

Desert Assassins mosh through Vegas

Desert Assassins mosh through Vegas - Lake Elsinore Casino SCORE Lite wins and extends championship points lead

Truthfully the moshing went both ways as the Desert Assassins came to battle at this past weeks SCORE Terribles Cup III at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Team Kingpin Darren Hardesty was the only driver to consistently air out the most radical obstacle of the week, the triple jump leading to corner 3. Darren had saved it for the main event and a tangle early with a slow car left him no chance of winning but he still stole the show with his ORW/Yokohama/Bilstien class 10 car doing what Trophy Trucks and Class one cars would not on his way to the runner up position.

The Mob Boss for the DA, Cameron Steele, came out to wage war in the classes of SCORE Lite, where he was the returning champion, and in the premiere class of SCORE Trophy Truck where he earned a top 5 finish in 2005.

The Lake Elsinore Casino/Yokoham/FOX Shox/Prime Fabrication buggy, that is painted pink, made mince meat of the competition in the final main event and over came a huge challenge from Chad Cummings in early rounds to take home the maximum points available. “I never had to battle so hard in SCORE Lite and Chad made it a fun race for everyone” said Steele. “We came into the race leading the point’s championship and left with the most points possible while our competitors brought home 5th place points at best over the two main events on Friday and Saturday, it was a good weekend for “Pinkie” continued Steele. Cameron and driving partner Kash Vessels will continue the battle for the championship in the two final races of the season, including the Baja 1000.

The SCORE Trophy Truck class was a bit rougher on the team but a huge effort by Car Chief Justin “Bluebear” Fantz and Fabricator Justin “Bean” Smith along with the Geiser Bros. crew and FOX Racing Shox got her back in the battle for Saturday night. “I was a Jesse sandwich” Cameron joked. “After a small crash up in the first corner I had Jesse James backing into my front suspension and then Jesse Jones whacked the same corner as he flew by after the tangle up” continued Cameron with a smile “it’s no ones fault on this one but it was a bummer because we felt the Unbound Energy/Yokohama/Lake Elsinore Casino/Hype Mfg./ATX/Alloy USA truck was good for a podium on the weekend."

The best news was that Cameron got back in the heat race on Saturday and would finish on the podium, while qualifying for main even start positions. In the end the Trophy Truck made the main event but had to start in 16th position and while running 6th the carburetor (carburetor!) had a problem and took them out of the race.

The Desert Assassins also rocked in the1600 class as Adam Ashcraft and Adam Pfankutch took the Yokohama mounted green machine to a top three finish. The Adam’s are a solid team and will be tough to beat in Primm and the Baja 1000. DA family members LJ Kennedy and Sammy Ehrenberg, whose father was a main character in the Vegas movie “Casino”, battled all weekend and would end up in 2nd position by less that a wheel. “LJ drove an amazing race and he lifted a little in a yellow flag situation and let the other car get within striking distance and all it took was a little tap to take him from 1st to 2nd” said Ehrenberg.” The team leaves Las Vegas with the coveted 1600 points lead and since the team finished 1st in the ’06 1000 they are looking solid for the championship.

The Desert Assassins next will take on the SCORE Primm 300, for more on the event and for bookings or sponsor inquires call Jim Riley at 949 923 9500


CABO 500 Receives GOODYEAR Support


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Ecclestone agrees to keep French GP

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has agreed to keep the French Grand Prix on the calendar next year at Magny-Cours, a spokesman for French Prime Minister Francois Fillon said on Tuesday.

The spokesman said Ecclestone and Fillon had met on Tuesday.

"He (Ecclestone) agreed in principle to maintain the race at Magny-Cours in 2008, and even 2009, if there were no other alternative," he said.

The Magny-Cours circuit near Nevers in the heart of rural France has suffered from weak attendances due in part to poor access, insufficient accommodation and the lack of French drivers and sponsors.

Ecclestone said this year he would prefer a venue nearer to Paris and added: "There is no future for Magny-Cours, 2007 will be the last race at this circuit."

The French federation (FFSA) said in a statement published last Friday they were determined to organise the race until the expiry of a contract with Ecclestone in 2011.

They added that the entry for next year's French Grand Prix would be confirmed for Magny-Cours if local and regional authorities provided more money to the federation to help the event break even until they find a new venue for future years.


Tuesday, July 24, 2007



Foothill Ranch, Calif., (July 24, 2007) – Determination and love for the sport of racing only begins to explain this past week for the Arciero-Miller Racing team. The challenge of racing in two completely different types of races in two separate states, Ryan Arciero and Mark Miller backed by their team pulled off an amazing feat. Being faced with challenges like an airplane being struck by lightning, a motorhome with no air conditioning in 100+ temperatures, and running on little sleep to no sleep would hinder most teams, but Arciero-Miller Racing has a goal of not just competing but winning.

Saturday, Mark Miller, Ryan Arciero and Chris Blais were finally able to race to the clouds in the 85th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb after a weeks worth of practice. Earlier in the week Chris Blais suffered a mechanical set back, however the team worked hard enabling Chris his first chance to race on four-wheels. Blais would be racing up the hill in the teams’ converted stock service Volkswagen Touareg, while Mark and Ryan would race in Turbo charged Volkswagen Touaregs. All three drivers would compete in the High Performance Showroom Stock division.

Chris was first off the starting line, climbing his way to the top of the 12.42 mile course. Ryan bolted off of the start line two minutes after Chris, with a goal of shattering his last years record time. He selecting good race lines and powering through the 156 turns, Ryan was able to catch and pass Chris while racing against the clock. Chris saw Ryan approach him in his rearview mirror and pulled over to the side, letting his teammate pass him. Mark followed Ryan two minutes later of the start line, pushing the Touareg to its fullest extent.

Ryan achieved his goal by crossed the finish line with a time of 13:17.703, over a minute faster than his last years run. Soon after Ryan, Chris crossed the line with a time of 15:48.312. Mark was the final Touareg to see the checkered flag with an amazing time of 13:25.247. Shortly after celebrating his class win, Ryan caught a train ride down the 14,110 foot hill, chartered a plane from Colorado Springs to Las Vegas to compete for the second night in the SCORE International Terrible’s Cup III at the Las Vegas International Motor Speedway.

Friday night at the Terrible’s Cup, Ryan took to the track at 7:00 pm for his first heat race, battling through the pack of Trophy Trucks on the short tight course for six laps to captured second-place. For the semi-main event, Ryan shot off the start line to waged combat against the 13 other trucks on the field. However, he was unable to duplicate his previous finish and finished in 12th position. Seated in the No. 82 Nitto Tire Trophy Truck, Arciero was ready to duplicate his early morning victory on Saturday. Ryan put in an amazing drive but found himself fighting more with his truck than with the others on the field. Ryan wrapped up Saturday night with a respectable seventh-place heat race finish and tenth-place semi-main finish.

Arciero-Miller Racing is a partnership between SCORE Trophy Truck drivers Ryan Arciero and Mark Miller. The team operates out of its shop in Foothill Ranch, Calif. For more information on the team, please visit Arciero-Miller’s Racing Trophy Truck team is sponsored by Nitto Tires North America, Oakley®, Gibson Performance Inc. and KMC Wheels. Volkswagen of America’s Pikes Peak effort is sponsored by Red Bull, Nitto Tires North America, Castrol and EOS Wines.

SCORE Terrible's Final Quotes


3 Rob MacCachren/Mark Post (1st Place)

On the decision of his victory by yellow flag:

“Honestly, it’s terrible. I hate for anything like that to happen.

In my defense, my spotter made me aware of there being a yellow (flag). In B.J.’s defense, he was behind me, he knew he had only a few corners to get inside me. He (dived) to the inside, but there was a yellow flag there. I wouldn’t want to do that to anyone else. I don’t want it done to me either. If we could, we’d go out there and run another and just put me and him out there on the track and settle it again.”

1 BJ Baldwin (2nd Place)

“I can’t see over hills. I put all that work in. Rob’s the best in the desert. He’s the best driver out there. And I think I beat him today. But, apparently, I’m mistaken.”

12 Larry Ragland (3rd Place)

“I’m no longer the teacher. I think I’m the student now. I’m just happy to be here. I’m a few months from being 65 years old and this is the last time I’m doing it. This is definitely the last time I’m going to do this race – it takes about an hour to get warmed up and this race takes about 12 minutes. I’m extremely happy with third place – this is more than I thought I could do."


19 Tim Herbst (1st Place)

“The guys worked all night, Mike Smith and all the guys all night. We got out in front. We had some good breaks out there and the four-wheel drive held her own.

“We need it to rain right now or (for them) to put a lot of water on the track.”

(QUESTION: Was them putting water on the track a factor in you winning?) “I don’t know. I don’t want to say if it was a factor. But, we’ll take it slippery.”


38 Garron Cadiente (1st Place)

“I just ran smooth the rest of the race and didn’t make any mistakes. Some of these turns are a little muddy. But, we made a lot of adjustments last night. This morning at practice, everything went good. I think we’ve got the right setup right now. I’d like to thank my crew and Brian Wobble for setting the truck up and B. F. Goodrich for the tires. The tires were awesome out there. We’re approaching the main event and we’re coming hard.”



107 Robert Ross (1st Place)

From Cabo San Lucas – “thank you very much. I quit racing awhile back but you got me back in it. The whole race was very exciting. This track is very challenging. The people that we’re racing against are awesome. They are the best. It’s an incredible feeling standing up here now.”

109 (K.C. Curry Dan Myers (2nd place)

“It was a great run for us. We’re very happy. We’ll have to hang on because we might have won this.”

102 Luis Ramirez, Jr. (3rd Place)“I had to get a little bit of help but I made it to the podium.”


107 Robert Ross

“I was definitely feeling the heat, but I had a little more left and I was just conserving a little bit. . (Any sponsors you want to mention?) “Yes, Dupont Racing; they are my only sponsor. Sounds good, I’m ready for it.”

CLASS 1-2/1600


1601 Steven Eugenio (1st place)

“He was going faster than me. I have to give it to him. He ran a great race. He passed me. He had a mistake and I got it. I knew I’d get the win. I just kept a good pace. I had to take advantage of him making a mistake. At the last lap, I just put a little bit of heat on LJ (Kennedy) and had a chance to come in and take the inside and sort of push him out.

“ I was really surprised. He came back really hard at the corner. We were rubbing bars and tires all the way to the finish line.

“That was awesome. We had to put on a great show for everybody.”

1606 LJ Kennedy (2nd place)

“I gave it up to the fast guy. I was just trying to hold my line and he got into me and I was just holding what I could. He just got me. Actually, I got pretty lucky with the start. We got the lead for most of the way. It was our first time doing a short course so I’m not really sure how to hit the lines. But (Steven) Eugenio is by far the fastest one in the club right now. I feel good about being able to run with him. I missed it by that much.”

1607 Adam Ashcraft (3rd place)

“We were catching the pack all day. We had some brake issues earlier and I had the plugs lock up on me. I had two guys get in front of me, I got hit from behind and I couldn’t grab a gear fast enough.”


1601 Steven Eugenio (1st place)

(Did you know (Luis) Ramirez was right behind you?) “No, I didn’t. I felt pretty good. I feel perfect, it’s awesome right now. I couldn’t ask for anything better right now. I want to thank my dad especially and all my family for getting me here. I’d like to thank TBS and Bill Woods Motors for getting me in. They build a beautiful car and I couldn’t ask for anything better.



704 Barry Karakas, Sr. (1st Place)

“I feel that I won because I had the legal truck. Deep down I think I got second. I think Broc (Ross) deserved it. But, rules are rules. I’m thankful that I built the truck within the rules. This is the third year I’ve run this race. I’ve finished every single lap all three years. I didn’t know if I was going to finish this one because I spun out and a few other things. The track this year was better than any other year. They finally made it so that we could run it.”

706 Shannon Dierkop (2nd Place)

“This was my first time on the short course. I don’t know what to look for. I’m used to the baja courses. We’re way under power. I figured as long as some of the other guys make their mistakes we’d be OK.”

707 Robert Anderson (3rd Place)

“It was an awesome race.”


709 Jason McNeil (1st place)

“I was still worried about (Broc) Ross back there. He’s got a fast truck and he’s a great competitor. I didn’t want to leave him any chance to get me at the end there. I really knew he had no more power than me and he had to make a start. With the Toyo hookup, they were there all weekend long and they set me up with the right circumstances to win this and they did everything they could and we’re here.

“I know my truck handles better than (Ross’), but he’s just got the power and that’s what the difference was tonight.

“The tires we used were the same once you can use in the country and buy at the store. We didn’t change a thing tonight.”



1005 Adam Wik (1st Place)

“That was four in a row for us this weekend. It was just a great run. We got out in front and stayed out in front all day. Darren got, I think, within eight seconds of us, but we let it all hang out. We were lucky to get out with the win.

1000 Darren Hardesty (2nd Place)

“We were pretty even the whole way. I spun out in the corner back there and we kind of got tied up with some cars. Second place was good, considering that.

1003 William Higman (3rd Place)

“It’s very comparable to the mental strains of a desert race. You’ve got to change with the conditions; adjust your car, do some thinking. You can’t make mistakes Be patient. That’s all desert racing is. You can’t just come out here and drive wide open as Sal (Fish) would say.”


1005 Adam Wik (1st Place)

“We've got one more tough race tonight so this is just a warm up for you guys in the stands. I’m sure it’s going to be some awesome action. We changed the lead a couple of times and we ended up on top.”



1201 Cameron Steele (1st Place)

“I want to give props to my boy Jimmy Hook. He built the car this year for the championship.

1207 Jason Batulis (2nd Place)

“I didn’t race all year, but I felt like, what the heck. This was a cheap one to come to.”

1209 Chad Cummings (3rd Place)

“I was stuck in second gear from the second lap on. All I could do was try and pin it. I thought I had something for him in the final, but once I couldn’t get past first gear there was no getting off these corners.”


1201 Cameron Steele (1st Place)

“I never ran into somebody so many times and I never had so many run into me, but keep it clean. That’s probably the best racing I’ve had in my racing career. Maybe some of the fans saw me punt the 1001 truck. Last night he blocked Chad (Cummings) and me for a while and I went up to him and asked him nicely, ‘Hey man, if we’re going to pass and you’re not in it, how about if you let us go by you.’ And he said, ‘you’re going to have to hit me to get by me.’ So, I granted his wish for him. The militia’s in town, baby. We’re bringing it home.”

SCORE Terrible's Cup FInal Results

Post/MacCachren, Ross, Eugenio, Karakas, Wik, Steele

All winners Saturday at SCORE Las Vegas Terrible’s Cup III

Finale draws near-capacity crowd of 8,371 as superstars of desert racing take on stadium racing

LAS VEGAS—With a near capacity crowd of 8,371 on their feet much of the night, Southern California’s Mark Post and hometown hero Rob MacCachren dazzled a star-studded field to capture the featured SCORE Trophy-Truck main event Saturday at the Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

After Hawaii’s Alan Pflueger dominated Friday’s semi-main event, Rob MacCachren drove the No. 3 Riviera Racing Ford F-150 to its second win of the season in the six-race 2007 SCORE Desert Series.

With both the semi-main on Friday and the main event on Saturday counting for season championship points, the Post/MacCachren won an extremely tight battle with defending season SCORE Trophy-Truck point champion and current 2007 point leader B.J. Baldwin of Las Vegas.

With Baldwin grabbing the hole shot in a field of 19 SCORE Trophy-Trucks, MacCachren was never more than a two-truck length behind. The six-lap feature was run over a man-made 1.5-mile ‘Chunk of Baja’ course and MacCachren need a little extra help to earn both his and Post’s sixth career SCORE Trophy-Truck race win and their second of the year.

After holding the lead for the first five laps, Baldwin was passed by MacCachren on the high-speed backstretch of the course just before turn 1. Baldwin appeared to re-take the lead entering into the area of the course inside the stadium, but race officials ruled that he passed MacCachren under a ‘local yellow’ and was penalized to second place in the race.

With six classes out of 27 that SCORE normally has in its open desert races, both Adam Wik of Las Vegas and Steven Eugenio, El Centro, Calif., were undefeated over the two-day event, including winning the main events in Class 10 and Class 1-2/1600 respectively. Wik, a noted engine builder, drove a Honda-powered Jimco open-wheel desert race car to two heat race wins on Friday, and another on Saturday before capturing the checkered again in the main event. He beat a race-high field of 21 starters in Class ½-1600.

Eugenio duplicated Wik’s performance in Class 10 in his Lothringer-VW.

Cameron Steele, San Clemente, Calif., won for the second straight year in SCORE LIte in his Desert Assassin-VW, helping him to earn a larger cushion in the championship point’s race for his class.

Robert Ross, Chula Vista, Calif., won three of four races in Class 1 over the weekend, including both the semi and main events in his Potter-Chevy.

Barry Karakas, Oak Hills, Calif., earned a surprise victory in Class 7 in his Toyota Tacoma over a field of 12 open mini-trucks.

Combined with Friday’s first-day record attendance of 6,417, the event also eclipsed its two-day attendance record as a combined 14,788 fans enjoyed the two-day event.

SCORE Las Vegas Terrible’s Cup III

Round 4 of the six-race 2007 SCORE Desert Series

July 21 The Dirt Track, Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Saturday’s Results

Attendance-8,371 (new event record)

SCORE TROPHY-TRUCK (Unlimited Production Trucks) (two 6-lap heat races (Split field), plus 6-lap main event (Full Field) (laps completed in parenthesis)

Main Event—1. Mark Post, San Juan Capistrano, Calif./Rob MacCachren, Las Vegas, Ford F-150 (6); 2. B.J. Baldwin, Las Vegas, Chevy Silverado; 3. Larry Ragland, Cave Creek, Ariz./Brian Collins, Las Vegas, Chevy Silverado; 4. Jerry Whelchel, Portola Hills, Calif., Chevy Silverado 5. Jesse Jones, Litchfield Park, Ariz., Ford F-150;6. Pete Sohren, Glendale, Ariz., Ford F-150; 7. Garron Cadiente, Mesa, Ariz., Ford F-150;8. Jesse James, Sunset Beach, Calif., Chevy 1500. 9. Bill McBeath, Las Vegas, Ford F-150 ; 10. Ryan Arciero, Foothill Ranch, Calif., Chevy C1500 ; 11. Damen Jefferies, Oak Hills, Calif., Chevy Silverado; 12. Ed Stout, Santa Ana, Calif., Ford F-150 (5); 13. Alan Pflueger, Honolulu, Chevy Silverado: 14. Josh Baldwin, Newport Beach, Calif., Ford F-150; 15. Todd Wyllie, New River, Ariz., Chevy Silverado (4); 16. Bobby Baldwin, Las Vegas, Chevy Silverado; 17. Cameron Steele, San Clemente, Calif., Cadillac Escalade; 18. Tim Herbst/Ed Herbst, Las Vegas, Ford F-150 (1);

Heat Race 2.—1. Tim Herbst (6); 2. Jones; 3. B.J. Baldwin; 4. Jo. Baldwin; 5. James; 6. Bobby Baldwin; 7. Arciero; 8. Stout; 9. Travis Coyne, El Centro, Calif., Ford F-150 (1).

Heat Race 1—1. Cadiente (6); 2. Ragland; 3. Steele; 4. Sohren; 5. Wyllie; 6. Jefferies; 7. McBeath; 8. Post; 9. Whelchel (3); Pflueger (0).

CLASS 1 (Unlimited single or two-seaters) (two 6-lap races) (laps completed in parenthesis)

Main Event—1. Robert Ross/Evan Stanley, Chula Vista, Calif., Potter-Chevy (6); 2. Dan Myers, Huntington Beach, Calif., Porter-Chevy; 3. Luis Ramirez Jr., Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Porter-Chevy; 4. Josh Baldwin, Newport Beach, Calif., Jimco-Chevy; 5. Larry Roeseler, Hesperia, Calif./Troy Herbst, Las Vegas, Smithbuilt-Ford ; 6. Barry Blue/Taylor Lynch, Carlsbad, Calif., Baja Motorsports-Chevy ; 7. James Scott/J.D. Marsh, Hemet, Calif., RPS-Chevy; 8. Bill Gasper, Chino Hills, Calif., Porter-Chevy; 9. Eric Chase, San Diego/Stuart Chase, Burbank, Calif., Penhall-Chevy; 10. B.J. Richardson, Las Vegas, Bunderson-Chevy; 11. Brian Kirby, Rowland Heights, Calif./Bobby Ouellette, Ontario, Calif., Kirby-Chevy; 12. Pat Dean, Las Vegas, Chenowth-Chevy; 13. Max Thieriot, Petaluma, Calif./Glenn Harris, Camarillo, Calif., RPS-Chevy; 14. Randy Wilson, Lakewood, Calif., Jimco-Chevy (4); 15. Andrew Buck, Fullerton, Calif., Buckshot-Ford (1);

Heat Race—1. Ross (6); 2. Roeseler; 3. Jo. Baldwin; 4. Luis Ramirez Jr.; 5. Scott; 6. Meyers; 7. Richardson; 8. Dean; 9. Blue; 10. Buck; 11. Thieriot; 12. Chase; 13. Ronny Wilson, Long Beach, Calif., Jimco-Chevy; 14. Kirby; 15. Ra. Wilson; 16. Gasper (5); 17. Charles Rudolph, La Jolla, Calif., Jimco-Chevy (1).

CLASS 1-2/1600 (VW-powered, single or two-seaters to 1600cc) (two 5-lap races) (laps completed in parenthesis)

Main Event—1. Steven Eugenio, El Centro, Calif., Lothringer (5); 2. L.J. Kennedy, Orange, Calif./Sammy Ehrenberg, Las Vegas, Chenowth; 3. Adam Ashcraft, Vista, Calif./Adam Pfankuch, Carlsbad, Calif., Ashcraft; 4. Bryan Freeman, Las Vegas/Cody Freeman, Henderson, Nev. 5. Kevin Walsh, San Diego, Bunderson; 6. Leonardo Navarrete, Mexicali, Mexico, Seagrove; 7. Aaron Hawley, Las Vegas, Seagrove; 8. Dave Caspino, Woodland Hills, Calif., Lothringer; 9. Tim Herbst, Las Vegas, Jimco; 10. Daniel McMillin, El Cajon, Calif./Caleb Gaddis, El Centro, Calif., Jimco; 11. Bill Witt, Henderson, Nev., Porter; 12. Kevin Graves/Jimmie Combes, El Cajon, Calif., Jimco; 13. Brent Parkhouse, Long Beach, Calif., Mirage; 14. Jake Capriotti, Cota de Caza, Calif., Hustler; 15. Arnoldo Ramirez, San Deigo, Curry; 16. Lisa Grint, Sargent, Neb., Bunderson; 17. Layton Bowles, Huntington Beach, Calif./Bobby Moncada, Corona, Calif., Bunderson; 18. Hiram Duran, Tecate, Calif., Neth; 19. Curt Geer, San Dimas, Calif., Lothringer;

Heat Race—1. Eugenio (5); 2. Luis Ramirez Jr; 3. L.J. Kennedy; 4. B. Freeman; 5. Geer; 6. Duran; 7. K. Walsh; 8. Hawley; 9. Graves; 10. Ashcraft; 11. Bowles; 12. D. McMillin; 13. Navarrette; 14. Tim Herbst; 15. Caspino; 16. Parkhouse; 17. Capriotti; 18. Arnoldo Ramirez; 19. Grint; 20. Witt; 21; Velazco (3).

CLASS 7 (Open mini trucks) (two 5-lap races) (laps completed in parenthesis)

Main Event—1. Barry Karakas Sr., Oak Hills, Calif., Toyota Tacoma (5); 2. Shannon Dierkop, Campo, Calif., Ford Ranger; 3. Robert Anderson, San Clemente, Calif., Ford Ranger; 4. Doug Chadwick, San Clemente, Calif., Toyota Tacoma (4); 5. Brandon Walsh, Encinitas, Calif., Toyota Tacoma; 6. Aaron Gomez/Nathan Labono, Fallbrook, Calif., Ford Ranger (1); 7. Jason McNeil, El Cajon, Calif., Ford Ranger (3); 8. Dan Chamlee/Tom Chamlee, Carpenteria, Calif., Ford Ranger; (1).

Heat Race—1. B. Ross (5); 2. Chamlee; 3. Karakas; 4. Dierkop; 5. Anderson; 6. Chadwick (4); 7. Gomez; 8. B. Walsh; 9. Taylor (3); 10. Hayos (2).

CLASS 10 (Single or two-seaters to 1650cc) (two 5-lap heat races) (laps completed in parenthesis)

Main Event.—1. Adam Wik, Las Vegas, Jimco-Honda (5); 2. Darren Hardesty, Ramona, Calif., AlumiCraft-VW; 3. Will Higman, Newport Beach, Calif., Kreger-Honda (4); 4. Mike Lawrence, Brea, Calif./Chris Lawrence, Los Alamitos, Calif., Lawrence-VW; 5. Lobsam Yee, Tijuana, Mexico, Jimco-Honda (4); 6. Robert McBeath, Las Vegas, Jimco-Honda (3).

Heat Race—1. Wik (5); 2. Hardesty; 3. R. McBeath; 4. Yee; 5. Higman; 6. Lawrence; 7. Sean Kennedy (3).

SCORE LITE (VW-powered, Limited single-1776cc-or two-seaters-1835cc) (two 5-lap heat races) (laps completed in parenthesis)

Main Event—1. Cameron Steele, San Clemente, Calif., Desert Assassin (5); 2. Jason Batulis, Tustin, Calif./Cameron Brewer, Laguna Niguel, Calif., Prep-by-Jake; 3. Chad Cummings, Palmdale, Calif./Travis Howard, Phelan, Calif., Boon Duggy; 4. Tom Watson, El Centro/Tim Noe, San Diego, Prill; 5. Scott Wisdom, Lake Forest, Calif., Mirage; 6. Cody Freeman/Ken Freeman Jr., Henderson, Nev.; 7. Tim Noe, San Diego/Tom Watson, El Centro, Calif., Jimco; 8. Bill Hernquist, San Diego/Mike Lund, La Mesa, Calif., Jimco; 9. Ty Godde, Palmdale, Calif., Fusion; 10. Hector Garcia Jr., Chino, Calif./Ruben Garcia, Downey, Calif., Mirage; 11. Josh Meister/Jason Meister, California City, Calif., Porter; 12. Eve Baldwin, Newport Beach, Calif., Jimco . 13. David Callaway, Menifee, Calif./Scott Mapes, Riverside, Calif., Callaway ; 14. Stan Potter, San Marcos, Calif./Dan Worley, Encinitas, Calif., Jimco;

Heat Race—1. Steele (5); 2. Cummings; 3. Batulis; 4. C. Freeman; 5. Potter; 6. Noe; 7. Godde; 8. Callaway; 9. Meister; 10. E. Baldwin; 11. Garcia Jr.; 12. Watson; 13. Hernquist (4); 14. Wisdom (1).