18th ANNUAL BUDWEISER OVAL NATIONALS THIS WEEK!
(Perris, CA, October 29, 2013) Facts and
figures on the this week's 18th Annual Budweiser Oval
Nationals Presented by All Coast Construction at Perris Auto
· 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.
· WHEN: Thursday, October 31, Friday, November 1st and
Saturday, November 2nd.
· WHO: The Amsoil USAC National & CRA Sprint Cars (Friday &
Saturday), USAC West Coast & Southwest Sprint Car Grudge
Series (Thursday), California Lightning Sprint Cars (Friday &
Saturday) and PAS Senior Sprints (Friday & Saturday).
· TIMES: Spectator gates will open at 4:00 PM on Thursday &
Friday and 3:00 PM Saturday.
· ALL COAST CONSTRUCTION $5,000.00 BONUS MONEY: $3,000.00
extra for the top four finishing 360’s competing against the
410’s on Friday and Saturday ($750.00, $350.00, $250.00,
$150.00 each night) and $1,000.00 for the top three finishers
in the PAS Senior Sprints and California Lightning Sprint Car
main events on Saturday ($500.00, $300.00, $200.00 each).
· TONY JONES HARD CHARGER AWARD: To the driver who passes the
most cars in Saturday’s A main event.
· RAY SCHEETZ MECHANIC OF THE RACE AWARD: Named after the
legendary crew chief who had 10 sprint car championships and
155 race wins.
· PRACTICE: Free for fans in the grandstands at 6:00 PM
Wednesday. $2.00 pizza, beer and soft drinks.
· PROGRAM: Qualifying, heats, preliminary and A Mains each
· TICKETS: Available at the track each night, by phone at
1-800-595-4849 or online at:
· ENTRIES: As this piece went to press 47 cars had been
entered (complete list at the end of this release). More
expected at race time.
· PAST CHAMPIONS PRE-ENTERED: Mike Spencer (2012) Cory
Kruseman (2003 & 2004), Dave Darland (2005 & 2006), Rip
Williams (1997), Rickie Gaunt (1999) and Damion Gardner (2009
& 2011). Complete list of past winners below.
· GRAND MARSHALS: World’s #1 Sprint Car Fan Shawn McDonald.
· AUTOGRAPH SESSION: 3:00 - 4:00 PM Saturday on the front
· HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST: On Thursday the 31st at the 360
Nationals, there will be free candy around the facility for
kids who come in Halloween costumes and there will be separate
costume contests for kids and adults.
· CAMPING ON THE FAIRGROUNDS: $25.00 per night (campgrounds
· TRACK PHONE NUMBER: (951) 940-0134
· TRACK SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook: Perris Auto Speedway; Twitter:
perrisautospdwy; Instagram: perrisauto
PRE-ENTRIES FOR 18TH ANNUAL BUDWEISER OVAL NATIONALS
Car # Driver Residence Car Owner
0 Kenny Perkins Phelan, CA Bill Perkins
1X Seth Wilson Las Vegas, NV Seth Wilson
2 Austin Williams Yorba Linda, CA John Jory
3 Rip Williams Yorba Linda, CA John Jory
4 Nic Faas Huntington Beach, CA Mark Alexander
4A Damion Gardner Concord, CA Mark Alexander
4G Charles Davis Jr. Buckeye, AZ Jerry Cook
4X Tracy Hines Wilkinson, IN Tracy Hines
5 Justin Grant Noblesville, IN Baldwin Brothers Racing
7 Cory Kruseman Ventura, CA Mark & Carmen Priestley
7A John Aden Apple Valley, CA John Aden
10 Richard Vander Weerd Visalia, CA Ron Vander Weerd
14 J.J. Ercse Lakewood, CA John Springstead
17RW Kevin Thomas Jr. Cullman, AL MDM/RW/Tri-Star Mtrpts.
17X Danny Faria Jr. Tipton, CA Danny Faria Jr.
19 Andrew Reinbold Phoenix, AZ Todd Underwood
20 Bryan Clauson Brownsburg, IN Tony Stewart Racing
20X Shon Deskins Waddell, AZ Shon Deskins
21 A.J. Bender Ramona, CA Richard Bender
23C Tyler Courtney Indianapolis, IN Tyler Courtney
26 Billy Blinn Santa Ana, CA Billy Blinn
32 Chase Stockon Elizabethtown, IN Chase Stockon
33 D.J. Johnson Stockton, CA Brian Johnson
36 Cody Swanson Covina, CA John Springstead
37 Matt Mitchell Yorba Linda, CA Matt Mitchell Enterprises
37X David Bezio San Diego, CA David Bezio
44 Cody Williams Yorba Linda, CA John Jory
39 Jonathon Henry San Luis Obispo, CA Cal-Sun Racing
50 Mike Spencer Temecula, CA Ron Chaffin
51 R.J. Johnson Phoenix, AZ Bobby Martin
52 Trent Williams Victorville, CA Ron & Brandi Williams
55 Nick Drake Mooresville, NC Troy Cline
55X Tony Everhart El Cajon, CA Tony Everhart
56 Ryan Bernal Hollister, CA Michael Phulps
58 Johnny Bluntach Rowland Heights, CA Don Bluntach
66 Rickie Gaunt Torrance, CA David Miller
69 Brady Bacon Tulsa, OK Dynamics Inc.
71P Dave Darland Lincoln, IN Phillips Motorsports
72 Greg Alexander Torrance, CA Chuck Tyler Motorsports
73 Jon Stanbrough Avon, IN JFM Incorporated
73X TBA JFM Incorporated
81 Marcus Niemela Rauma, Finland Steve Watt
88 Jace Vander Weerd Visalia, CA Ron Vander Weerd
91R Brody Roa Huntington Beach, CA BR Performance
92 David Cardey Riverside, CA Moose Racing
92M TBA Moose Racing
Geoff Ensign Sebastopol, CA
The official entry blank is available by clicking the
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Perris Auto Speedway wants to thank its corporate sponsors for
the 2013 season. 1-800LoanMart, 777 Racecars, Aaron's, Ahern
Rentals, All Coast Construction, Amsoil, Ayers Hotel and Spa,
Budweiser, CamGuard, Champion Towing, City of Perris, Comfort
Inn, Day Construction, Daytona Boat & RV Storage, Edelbrok,
Frazee Paint, HD Industries, Hoosier Tires, K&N Engineering,
McMahon’s RV, OneDirt.com, Pep Boys, P.I.P.E., Pepsi-Cola,
Pick-A-Part Auto Salvage, Prolong Super Lubricants, Running
Waters Hospice, Scott Sales, Snap-on, Soboba Casino, Sprint
Car Driving Experience, 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.
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OVAL NATIONALS CHAMPIONS
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
2012 – Mike Spencer