JEFF WARD SWITCHES TO OFFROAD TRUCKS: Wardy Goes 6-7-4-3 In The Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series At Primm; Glen Helen Baja Cup This Saturday (After REM Race)

JEFF WARD SWITCHES TO OFFROAD TRUCKS:
Wardy Goes 6-7-4-3 In The Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series At Primm

Jeff Ward is probably happy with his success in motocross, supermoto and Indy cars, but has branched out into offroad trucks. Wardy showed up at the first two rounds of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series and raced in the Unlimited 2 and Unlimited 4/2 classes. As the weekend progressed, Jeff got better and eventually made the podium in his final race of the weekend at Primm, Nevada.

Motorcycle riders Carey Hart, Brian Deegan, Chuck Dempsey and Robert Naughton also raced. Naughton is a true-to-life star in the Unlimited Lite class?winning both days

The Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series was formed by Tony Vanillo in 2009 and is a short course racing sanctioning body. The series was born from a style of racing which began in the early 70’s and hit mainstream in 2006.

For those interested in offroad truck racing, there will be truck race this Saturday at Glen Helen raceway. For more info look below or go to www.glenhelen.com

The Lucas classes are as follows:

UNLIMITED 4: Full-size 4WD race vehicles, V8 engines, 800 + HP

UNLIMITED 2: Full-size 2WD race vehicles, V8 engines, 800 + HP

UNLIMITED LITE: Compact/Mid-sized 2WD race vehicles, 4 cylinder engines, 300 HP

SUPER LITE: Mid-size 2WD, two seat, 200 HP, Spec class

UNLIMITED BUGGY: 1650 cc water-cooled 4 cylinder and VW Type 1 engine

LIMITED BUGGY: 1600 cc VW Type 1 engine
KART: Single seat, custom-built mini race trucks, Drivers 8 – 15 years old

SATURDAY’S UNLIMITED 2 RESULTS
1. RENEZEDER, CARL
2. WHELCHEL, JERRY
3. AMPUDIA, RODRIGO
4. ADLER, GREG
5. WOODS, ROBBY
6. WARD, JEFF
7. EBBERTS, DANNY
8. DAVIS, KEVIN
9. SCHOVAJSA, SCOTT
10. WOODS, GENE

SATURDAY’S UNLIMITED 4/2 RESULTS
1. RENEZEDER, CARL
2. COYNE, TRAVIS
3. PFLUEGER, ALAN
4. BRASCHO, KENT
5. ADLER, GREG
6. SCHOVAJSA, SCOTT
7. WARD, JEFF
8. DAUGHERTY, JERRY
9. AMPUDIA, RODRIGO
10. WHELCHEL, JERRY

SATURDAY’S UNLIMITED LITE RESULTS
1. NAUGHTON, ROB
2. BRANDT, CHRIS
3. CURRIE, CASEY
4. DEEGAN, BRIAN
5. CUFFARO, TODD
6. STEPHENSEN, JIMMY
7. CONLON, JOEY
9. LOIODICE, MATT
10. LOERWALD, LEROY

SUNDAY’S UNLIMITED 2 RESULTS
1. RENEZEDER, CARL
2. SCHOVAJSA, SCOTT
3. WHELCHEL, JERRY
4. WARD, JEFF
5. EBBERTS, DANNY
6. DAVIS, KEVIN
7. HART, CAREY
8. WOODS, GENE
9. PROBST, KEVIN
10 . AMPUDIA, RODRIGO

SUNDAY’S UNLIMITED 4/2 RESULTS
1. DAUGHERTY, JERRY
2. AMPUDIA, RODRIGO
3. WARD, JEFF
4. EBBERTS, DANNY
5. BRASCHO, KENT
6. PFLUEGER, ALAN
7. HART, CAREY
8 . RENEZEDER, CARL
9. COYNE, TRAVIS
10. WHELCHEL, JERRY

SUNDAY’S UNLIMITED LITE RESULTS
1. NAUGHTON, ROB
2. BRANDT, CHRIS
3. DEEGAN, BRIAN
4. CURRIE, CASEY
5. STEPHENSEN, JIMMY
6. CUFFARO, TODD
7. GRABOWSKI, PARKER
8. REYES, JOEY
9. DEMPSEY, CHUCK
10. LOERWALD, LEROY

2009 LUCAS OIL SEASON SCHEDULE
May 2-3…Speedworld Off Road Park, Surprise, AZ
June 27-28…Kal Gard Motorsports Complex, Lake Elsinore, CA
July 25- 26…Kal Gard Motorsports Complex, Lake Elsinore, CA
October 17-18…Speedworld Off Road Park, Surprise, AZ
November 14-15…Primm Valley Motorsports Complex, Primm, NV
November 16…Championship Banquet, Primm, NV

GLEN HELEN RACE: APRIL 11
ROUND #1 OF BAJA CUP CHALLENGE SERIES
GATES OPEN 8AM – 10PM
TROPHY KARTS & RHINO PRACTICE 2PM RACING 3PM
TRUCK AND BUGGY PRACTICE 3PM RACE 5PM
GATE FEES $10 ADULT AND CHILDREN 6-12 YRS $5


Traditionally held once a year in December for the past 5 years, the Baja Cup Challenge now has multiple visits to the famed Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino, CA. This race has provided some of the most exciting and thrilling racing on dirt, while receiving praise from race drivers regarding the track layout. The Glen Helen Baja Cup Challenge has been host to many race classes and race drivers, from beginners to the Elite Professionals.

Gate Fees: $10 for Adults, $5 for Children (6-12 yrs. old) and free for Children under 6 yrs. old. Pit area access is FREE for teams, families and spectators. Overnight camping is FREE on Saturday night for race teams.

Race Classes: All desert classes for trucks and buggies, UTV’s and Trophy Karts

Race Entry Fees: $300 for trucks and buggies, $50 for UTV’s and Trophy Karts

Contact: Bob Beyer, Glen Helen Raceway ? Off-Road Director

Phone: (909) 815-5811, Email: [email protected]

Glen Helen website: glenhelen.com

Racer Support:

The Kar Tek Off Road support trailer will be at Glen Helen on Saturday. For Kar Tek orders contact Nick: Phone: (951) 737-7223, Website: kartek.com

VP Racing Fuels with be onsite half-day on Saturday. For fuel orders contact:
Phone (951) 696-5100, Fax (951) 696-5577, Email:[email protected]

SATURDAY EVENT SCHEDULE ? APRIL 11TH
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Gates Open: Saturday, April 11th at 7am.for move-in and pit set-up

Registration Open: Located in the main tower, near the main grandstands for Driver sign-up and check-in from 8am ? 3pm.

Tech & Safety Inspection: Located in the main pit area (south lot), tech services provided by Art Savedra and the ARTS Tech Team from 8am ? 3pm.

Trophy Karts: Located on the kart track adjacent to the main pit area. Practice from 11am ? 12pm, racing from 12pm ? 2pm.

Drivers Meeting: Located in the main pit area at 2:30pm

Race Course Pre-run: Track open for all drivers and vehicles for a controlled-speed pre-run. NO RACING! Anyone racing or at race speed will be removed from the track. Pre-run from 3pm ? 4pm

UTV Race: Starting on the main national track from 4:30pm ? 5:00pm (race duration « hour)

Truck & Buggy Race: Starting on the main national MX track from 5:30pm ? 7:30pm (race duration 2 hours)

Spectator Areas: Several excellent spectator areas are available for viewing. Please stay within the designated spectator areas and do not enter or stand near the race course. Designated areas include: the main grandstand area and fence line, main pit area, on the hill next to the REM motocross track and in the overnight parking area.

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