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This Saturday At Ventura Raceway
(Oxnard, CA., November 6, 2006) November 11, at 5:30pm, marks the return to action of three adult classes and two junior classes at Ventura Raceway's Ventura County Fairgrounds facility. Coming out for their final night of racing in the 2006 season will be the VRA Senior Sprints led by point leader Ron Bach, VRA Pony Stocks led by 2006 Series Champion Jack Hoyt and VRA Dwarf Cars led by point leaders Brian Saxton in Pros and Johnny Lynch in Seniors. Our first year junior classes are also making their final appearance Saturday night. Christian Copley leads the Junior Midget Division into this event. Our Mini Dwarfs are completing a season that has seen consistent growth.
VRA Seniors have had another great season of close competitive racing. Ron Bach leads the over 45-year-old set into this final event of their 2006 season. He leads second place challenger, Bruce Douglass Jr. by 815 points. Bach needs only to have a reasonable finish by scoring 235 out of 1050 possible points available to clinch the title for 2006. Also chasing Bach and Douglass are Bob Alderman and Steve Stasa.
2006 Pony Stock Champion Jack Hoyt clinched his first VRA Title on the last appearance of the Pony Stocks. Saturday night he will be going for win number 7 of the 14 events run this year.
Going into Saturdays Dwarf Car finale, Brian Saxton holds a narrow lead over Chuck Lippert. Both will be in action on Saturday night to try to take the 2006 championship. In Senior Division action Johnny Lynch will be going all out to hold off Ed Niedzwiecki in the final event of 2006. Lynch holds a 145-point lead going into Saturday's action with a total of 220 maximum points available.
In our Junior classes, Christian Copley holds a narrow 110-point lead over Chris Olson entering the final night of their 2006 season. Mini Dwarf Cars will also be on the card for their final event of the year. This class gives no points per race so there will be no champion crowned in this division.
VRA Regular 360 Sprints are not racing this weekend but will make their final appearance next Saturday, November 18, as a part of the USAC Ford Focus National Championship event. Point leader Luis Espinoza will be going for his first VRA Championship that night against all the top VRA competitors on that night.
Front gates open at 3:00pm with Junior class heats at 3:30. Regular racing gets under way at 5:30pm.Admission prices are: Adults: $14.00, Seniors, Military and Juniors: $11.00, Children 7-12: $5.00 and kids 6 and under free. For more information, give Ventura Raceway a call at (805) 985-5433 Monday through Friday from 8:00am-5: 00pm