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SURPRISE! IT'S SPENCER AT THE PAS!
Author: USAC
May 2nd 2012 - SURPRISE! ITS SPENCER AT THE PAS!
SURPRISE! ITS SPENCER AT THE PAS!

Perris, CA..Mike Spencer of Temecula, Calif. sped to another AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint car victory at Perris Auto Speedway Saturday night, He passed Ryan Bernal on lap eight and led the final 22 laps for the win over Matt Mitchell, David Cardey, Austin Williams and Rip Williams. Spencer returns to the series point lead going into a May 19 race at Hanford, Calif.

AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: April 28, 2012 - Perris, California Perris Auto Speedway

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Mike Spencer, 50, Chaffin-16.162; 2. Nic Faas, 4, Alexander-16.275; 3. David Cardey, 59, Cardey-16.594; 4., Ronnie Gardner, 42, Cheney-16.635; 5. Austin Williams, 2, Jory-16.639; 6. Rip Williams, 3, Jory-16.664; 7. Ryan Bernal, 18, Kittle-16.673; 8. Seth Wilson, 1x, Wilson-16.681; 9. Matt Mitchell, 37, Mitchell-16.744; 10. Richard Vander Weerd, 10, Vander Weerd-16.810; 11. Josh Ford, 73, Ford-16.830; 12. Brody Roa, 91R, Roa-16.999; 13. Cory Kruseman, 7, Priestely-17.004; 14. Johnny McCall, 44J McCall-17.059; 15. Jake Swanson, 41, Jones-17.106; 16. Jace Vander Weerd, 88, Vander Weerd-17.110; 17. Greg Alexander, 72, Tyler-17.123; 18. Verne Sweeney, 98, Tracy-17.131; 19. Bobby Bender12, Bender-17.181; 20. Cody Williams, 44, Jory-17.192; 21. Kenny Perkins, 0k, Perkins-17.294; 22. Cal Smith, 39, CalSun-17.470; 23. David Bezio Jr., 37x, Bezio-17.705; 24. Austin Smith, 14, Springstead-17.771; 25. Adam Frith-Smith, 62a, Frith-Smith-17.879; 26. A.J. Bender, 11, Bender-17.895; 27. Tony Everhart, 55, Everhart-17.924; 28. Royal Adderson, 40, Adderson-17.925; 29. Raymond Potter, 33, Potter-17.938; 30. Gary Matlock, 25, Matlock-19.075; 31. Jerry Welton Jr., 62, Welton-19.433.

FIRST HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Kruseman, 2. Spencer, 3. Mitchell, 4. A.Williams, 5. Perkins, 6. Alexander, 7. Frith-Smith, 8. Adderson. NT

SECOND HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Faas, 2. R.Williams, 3. Sweeney, 4. R.Vander Weerd, 5. C.Smith. 6. A.J. Bender, 7. Matlock, 8. McCall. NT

THIRD HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Swanson, 2. Cardey, 3. Bernal, 4. Bezio, 5. Ford, 6. Everhart, 7. Welton, 8. B.Bender. NT

FOURTH HEAT: (6 laps) 1. C.Williams, 2. Roa, 3. J.Vander Weerd, 4. Gardner, 5. A.Smith, 6. Wilson, 7. Potter. NT

SEMI: (9 laps) 1. Ford,. 2. Alexander, 3. Wilson, 4. Everhart, 5. A.J. Bender, 6. A.Smith, 7. Perkins, 8. C.Smith, 9. Matlock, 10. McCall. NT

FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Mike Spencer, 2. Matt Mitchell, 3. David Cardey, 4. Austin Williams, 5. Rip Williams, 6. Cory Kruseman, 7. Nic Faas, 8. Richard Vander Weerd, 9. Brody Roa, 10. Ryan Bernal, 11. Jake Swanson, 12. Seth Wilson, 13. Josh Ford, 14. Jace Vander Weerd, 15. Cody Williams, 16. Verne Sweeney, 17. David Bezio, 18. A.J. Bender, 19. Tony Everharrt, 20. Ronnie Gardner, 21. Austin Smith, 22. Greg Alexander. NT

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**Perkins & C.Smith flipped during the semi.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-8 Bernal, Laps 9-30 Spencer.

NEW AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT POINTS: 1-Spencer-207, 2-Faas-196, 3-Mitchell-194, 4-Bernal-160, 5-Cardey-142, 6-A.Williams-140; 7-Roa-136; 8-R.Williams-121; 9-R.Vander Weerd-107, 10-Kruseman-106.

NEXT AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT RACE: May 19 Hanford, CA - Kings Speedway