CARLSON, GERHARDT EARN FOCUS CHAMPIONSHIPS; BLACKHURST TAKES 30-LAP IRWINDALE FINALE Nick Carlson of Norwalk, Calif. is the 2010 USAC Western Ford Focus Champion, while Cody Gerhardt of Madera, Calif. locked up three Focus crowns as a result...
CARLSON, GERHARDT EARN FOCUS CHAMPIONSHIPS; BLACKHURST TAKES 30-LAP IRWINDALE FINALE
Nick Carlson of Norwalk, Calif. is the 2010 USAC Western Ford Focus Champion, while Cody Gerhardt of Madera, Calif. locked up three Focus crowns as a result of Thursday night's "Turkey Night Grand Prix" finale at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale, Calif.
Carlson finished 21 points ahead of Gerhardt in the Western standings, but Gerhardt topped the final Pavement, Northern and Southern California points. They will be honored, along with USAC's other 2010 racing champions, at Friday night's "Night of Champions" USAC National Awards Dinner in downtown Indianapolis, Ind,
Jake Blackhurst of Mapleton, Ill won Thursdays Irwindale 30-lapper. USAC National Ford Focus Champion Nick Drake led the first 18 laps before yielding to Blackhurst, but slipped to third at the finish behind Michael J. Lewis. Keegan Walmer and Eli Schrock took the fourth and fifth positions.
Blackhurst piloted the Kitchen Cooked Beast to the victory. Rookie Dylan Capello posted the fastest qualifying time.
FINAL USAC WESTERN FORD FOCUS POINT STANDINGS
1-Nick Carlson-794; 2-Cody Gerhardt-773; 3-Michael Daniels-731; 4-Kyle Edwards-711; 5-Bobby Runyan-699; 6-Cody Thompson-693; 7-Jet Davison-680; 8-Keegan Walmer-673; 9-Garrett Peterson-665; 10-Andrew Mulhearn-644.
FINAL USAC WESTERN FORD FOCUS PAVEMENT POINT STANDINGS
1-Cody Gerhardt-1,105; 2-Bobby Runyan-970; 3-Cody Thompson-727; 4-Keegan Walmer-686; 5-Garrett Peterson-665; 6-Eli Schrock-600; 7-Austin Farley-565; 8-Connor Kassik-481; 9-Shawn Buckley-452; 10-J.R. Williams-393.
FINAL USAC WESTERN FORD FOCUS DIRT POINT STANDINGS
1-Nick Carlson-890; 2-Kyle Edwards-785; 3-Jet Davison-722; 4-Andrew Mulhearn-644; 5-Andrew Murray-594; 6-Wally Pankratz-504; 7--Zach Stout-486; 8-Tony Cinque-426; 9-Jake Blackhurst-272; 10-Kalvin Douglas-167.
FINAL USAC NORTHERN CALIFORNIA FORD FOCUS POINT STANDINGS
1-Cody Gerhardt-704; 2-Cody Thompson-693; 3-Garrett Peterson-665; 4-Keegan Walmer-655; 5-Bobby Runyan-570; 6-Tim Skoglund-286; 7-Austin Farley-260; 8-Connor Kassik-256; 9-Courtney Atkinson-255; 10-Eli Schrock-233.
FINAL USAC SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FORD FOCUS POINT STANDINGS
1-Cody Gerhardt-654; 2-Eli Schrock-600; 3-Bobby Runyan-598; 4-Austin Farley-565; 5-Shawn Buckley-452; 6-Cody Thompson-369; 7-Jessica Clark-341; 8-Keegan Walmer-328; 9-Kyle Edwards-307; 10-Garrett Peterson-254.
FINAL USAC WESTERN FOCUS YOUNG GUNS POINT STANDINGS
1-Jarid Blondel-758; 2-Brandon White-754; 3-Casey Martinez-748; 4-Alex Jacobsen-728; 5-Collin henry-627; 6-Keegan Walmer-615; 7-Daniel Williams-586; 8-Austin Fraley-566; 9-Cody Thompson-553; 10-Logan Williams-471.
FINAL USAC WESTERN FOCUS YOUNG GUNS DIRT POINT STANDINGS
1-Casey Martinez-846; 2-Jarid Blondel-834; 3-Alex Jacobsen-825; 4-Collin henry-666; 5-Daniel Williams-586; 6-Logan Williams-471; 7-Bradley Morris-458; 8-Winn Frazin-326; 9-Tanner Kershaw-310; 10-Cole Custer-119.