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(Perris, CA, October 30, 2012)
Facts and figures on the this week's 17th Annual Budweiser Oval Nationals.

WHERE: "Southern California's Home to Major League Sprint Car Racing,"Perris Auto Speedway on the Lake Perris Fairgrounds (18700 Lake Perris Drive, Perris, CA 92571)

TRACK: 1/2 mile clay oval. 

WHO: The Amsoil USAC National & CRA Sprint Cars, California Lightning Sprint Cars and PAS Senior Sprints.

WHEN: Friday, November 2nd and Saturday, November 3rd.

TIMES: Spectator gates will open at 4:00 PM on Friday and 3:00 PM Saturday. 

PRACTICE: Free for fans in the grandstands at 6:00 PM Thursday

PROGRAM: Qualifying, heats, preliminary and A Mains each night.

TICKETS: Available at the track each night, by phone at 1-800-595-4849 or online at:

ENTRIES: As this piece went to press 50 cars had been entered (complete list at the end of this release). More expected at race time.

PAST CHAMPIONS ENTERED: Bud Kaeding (2001, 2002, 2007), Cory Kruseman (2003 & 2004), Dave Darland (2005 & 2006), Rip Williams (1997), Rickie Gaunt (1999), Damion Gardner (2009 & 2011) and Chris Windom (2010). Complete list of past winners below.

GRAND MARSHALS: PAS announcers Chis Holt and Scott Daloisio 

ONLINE VIEWING: Available at: Friday night $9.95. Saturday night $12.95. Practice night free. Race nights blacked out within a 100-mile radius of the track.

AUTOGRAPH SESSION: 3:00 - 4:00 PM Saturday on the front straightaway.

CAMPING ON THE FAIRGROUNDS: Information and reservations: 951-657-4221


OK Kenny Perkins Phelan, CA Bill Perkins

2 Austin Williams Yorba Linda, CA Jack Jory

3 Rip Williams Yorba Linda, CA Jack Jory

4 Nic Faas Huntington Beach, CA Mark Alexander

4X TBA Mark Alexander

4H Tracy Hines Wilkinson, IN Tracey Hines

04 Mike Collins Lake Forest, CA Hubcap Mike Inc. 

5 Wes McIntyre West Lafayette, IN Baldwin Brothers

5X Thomas Meseraull Waveland, IN Baldwin Brothers

5E Bobby East Pittsboro, IN Bobby East Racing

7 Jim Richardson Graeagle, CA Jim Richardson

7C Brian Clausen Noblesville, IN CTR/BCI/Curb Agajanian

7X Cory Kruseman Ventura, CA Mark Priestly

7A John Aden Apple Valley, CA John Aden

8 Ronnie Case Camarillo, CA Ron Case Motorsports

9K Kevin Thomas Coleman, AL Black Jack Racing

10 Richard Vander Werd Visalia, CA Ron Vander Weerd

11 Dave Darland Lincoln, IN Jeff Walker

12 Alec Bender Ramona, CA Kim Bender

14K Tom Hendricks Simi Valley, CA Kruseman Motosports

17 Jonathon Henry San Luis Obispo, CA Chris Lathrop

18 Ronnie Gardner Norco, CA Kittle Motorsports

20 Chris Windom Canton, IL Tony Stewart Racing

21 Bobby Bender Ramona, CA Kim Bender

23 Kyle Leduc Beaumont, CA John Bellegante

27K Shaun Kautz Agua Dulce, CA Shaun Kautz

29 Bud Kaeding Campbell, Ca Junior Bowman

32 Chase Stockton Elizabethtown, IN Chase Stockton

35 Tanner Swanson Kingsburg, CA Alan Keiser

37X David Bezio El Cajon, CA David Bezio

39 Kody Swanson Kingsbug, CA Alan Keiser

41 Jake Swanson Anaheim, CA Larry Henry

42 Troy Rutherford Ojai, CA Dwight Cheney

44 Cody Williams Yorba Linda, CA Jack Jory

47 Ed Schwarz Santa Fe Springs, CA Ed Schwarz

50 Mike Spencer Temecula, CA Ron Chaffin

51 Rusty Carlile Bakersfield, CA Rusty Carlile

55 Tony Everhart El Cajon, CA Anthony Everhart

66 Rickie Gaunt Torrance, CA David Miller

71 Damion Gardner Pittsboro, IN Damion Gardner

71K Tervor Cooper Aukland, New Zealand Kruseman Motorsports

72 TBA JFM Inc.

72X Greg Alexander Torrance, CA Chuck Tyler

73 Ryan Bernal Hollister, CA JFM Inc.

73X Danny Sheridan Santa Maria, CA JFM Inc.

81 Markus Niemala Rama, Finland Steve Watt

81 Robert Ballou Westfield, IN Ballou Motorsports

88 Jace Vander Weerd Visalia, CA Ron Vander Weerd

91R Brody Roa Buena Park, CA BR Performance

92 David Cardey Riverside, CA Tom & Lauri Sertich 

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Perris Auto Speedway wants to thank its corporate sponsors for the 2012 season. 1-800LoanMart, 777 Racecars, Aaron's, Ahern Rentals, All Coast Construction, Amsoil, Ayers Hotel and Spa, Budweiser, Champion Towing, City of Perris, Comfort Inn, Day Construction, Daytona Boat & RV Storage, Frazee Paint, Hoosier Tires, K&N Engineering, P.I.P.E., Pepsi-Cola, Pick-A-Part Auto Salvage, Prolong Super Lubricants, Scott Sales, Snap-on, Soboba Casino, Square H, Swedish Speed, Temecula Valley Pipe & Supply, Trench Shoring, US Foods, Valley Auto Salvage, White Nuckl USA and Zanzabuku Sports Lounge.

For more information call The PAS at: (951) 940-0134. 

Perris Auto Speedway is located on the Lake Perris Fairgrounds (home of
October's Southern California Fair), approximately one hour east of Los Angeles and one hour North of San Diego. To get to the track, take the 215 freeway, exit on the Ramona Expressway and go three miles east to the fairgrounds.

Video and DVD productions of all racing events at Perris Auto Speedway are available from Loudpedal Productions. For more information on these productions you can contact them by calling (805) 844-3854, E-mailing or you can visit the web
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1996 - Jimmy Sills

1997 - Rip Williams

1998 - Rodney Argo

1999 - Rickie Gaunt

2000 - Tony Jones

2001 - Bud Kaeding

2002 - Bud Kaeding

2003 - Cory Kruseman

2004 - Cory Kruseman

2005 - Dave Darland

2006 - Dave Darland

2007 - Bud Kaeding

2008 - Jesse Hockett

2009 - Damion Gardner

2010 - Chris Windom 

2011 - Damion Gardner