Herrera Claims ASCS Rocky Mountain Gold at Aztec AZTEC, N.M. (September 14, 2007) -- When the American Sprint Car Series Rocky Mountain Region visited Aztec Speedway last year, Johnny Herrera swept both nights of...
Herrera Claims ASCS Rocky Mountain Gold at Aztec
AZTEC, N.M. (September 14, 2007) -- When the American Sprint Car Series Rocky Mountain Region visited Aztec Speedway last year, Johnny Herrera swept both nights of action.
Herrera picked right up where he left off by wiring the field in Friday night's 25-lap feature to open the two-night stand for the ASCS Rocky Mountain Region at Aztec Speedway.
The Albuquerque, NM, hotshoe was chased to the line by Liberal, KS, racer Jason Martin, with defending series champion Patrick Bourke, current series points leader C.J. Johnson and Lorne Wofford rounding out the top five.
Keith Rauch was sixth, with Joe McCarthy charging from 19th to seventh.JDerrik Ortega, Nick Haygood and Jess Baker completed the top ten.
Bo Baker, Herrera, Martin and Bourke topped heat race action for the 33-car field, with Gary Taylor and John Jacob splitting "B" Main victory honors.
ASCS Rocky Mountain Region Results from Aztec Speedway:
Heat Winners: Bo Baker, Johnny Herrera, Jason Martin, Patrick Bourke.
Pole Dash (5 Laps): 1. 45-Johnny Herrera, 2. 12x-Jason Martin, 3. 71-Keith Rauch, 4. 61-Bo Baker, 5. 9m-Ricky Montgomery, 6. 15-Bud Goodwin.
First "B" Main: 1. 17az-Gary Taylor, 2. 0j-Jeremy McCune, 3. 74u-Dustin Hall, 4. 11-Chad Corken, 5. 8-Brett Ream, 6. 47u-J.D. Hall, 7. F2-L.C. Kesterson. DNS: 93-Bob Schaeffer, 48-Larry Kesterson.
Second "B" Main: 1. 71J-John Jacob, 2. 19-Joe McCarthy, 3. 36-Michelle Dodge, 4. 52-David Burns, 5. 16-Billy Page, 6. 177-Tim Spicer, 7. 77-Mark Sweet. DNS: 77x-Colt Trehorn.
b^0x001cA" Feature (25 Laps): 1. 45-Johnny Herrera, 2. 12x-Jason Martin, 3. 27-Patrick Bourke, 4. 45x-C.J. Johnson, 5. 18-Lorne Wofford, 6. 71-Keith Rauch, 7. 19-Joe McCarthy, 8. 35-Derrik Ortega, 9. 1-Nick Haygood, 10. 22-Jesse Baker, 11. 9m-Ricky Montgomery, 12. 17az-Gary Taylor, 13. 0j-Jeremy McCune, 14. 78-Jody Williams, 15. 71j-John Jacob, 16. 61-Bo Baker, 17. 31-Josh Flood, 18. 4m-Scott Milan, 19. 2-Mason Hill, 20. 15-Bud Goodwin.
ASCS Rocky Mountain Region Points (Top Ten): 1. C.J. Johnson 2,072, 2. Keith Rauch 1,986, 3. Chad Corken 1,538, 4. Bob Schaeffer 1,429, 5. Ricky Montgomery 1,406, 6. (tie) Patrick Bourke and Mark Sweet 1,330, 8. Josh Flood 1,255, 9. John Jacob 1,097, 10. Nick Haygood 1,079.