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Bergman snags ASCS Lone Star Regional opener

Seth Bergman led all but five laps en route to victory in the Smiley's Racing Products ASCS Lone Star Regional opener at the Kennedale Speedway Park. (ASCS Photo / Patrick Grant)
Seth Bergman led all but five laps en route to victory in the Smiley’s Racing Products ASCS Lone Star Regional opener at the Kennedale Speedway Park. (ASCS Photo / Patrick Grant)

Bryan Hulbert – KENNEDALE, Texas (March 16, 2013) Taking advantage of an off weekend with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real, Snohomish, Wash. driver Seth Bergman snagged the Smiley’s Racing Products Lone Star Regional opener at the Kennedale Speedway Park.

Taking the pacers position on Lap 6 after early race leader Koby Barksdale crashed in slower traffic, the Oil Medics No. 23 led the remaining distance ahead of Kevin Ramey, Matt Covington, Justin Melton, and Brad Welborn in the top five. The top ten rounded out with Brandon Hahn, Alex Sewell, Beau Smith, Blake Hahn, and Martin Edwards after transferring through the night’s first B-Feature.

Smiley’s Racing Products ASCS Lone Star Region
Kennedale Speedway Park
Kennedale, Texas
March 16, 2013

Car Count: 37

Heat 1 (8 Laps): 1. 7M-Kevin Ramey; 2. 22-Koby Barksdale; 3. 4X-Shawn Petersen; 4. 45-Martin Edwards; 5. 19-Patrick Stasa; 6. 51-Matt Ward; 7. 54-Evan Pardo; 8. 32-Derek Weaver

Heat 2 (8 Laps): 1. 74E-Claud Estes III; 2. 23-Seth Bergman; 3. 94L-Layne Himebaugh; 4. 12W-Dale Wester; 5. 76-John Ricketts; 6. 69-Larry Howery; 7. 4J-John James; 8. 03-Joe Wood Jr

Heat 3 (8 Laps): 1. 51B-Beau Smith; 2. 11-Justin Melton; 3. 95-Matt Covington; 4. 17W-Brad Welborn; 5. 6-Ryan Beechler; 6. 79-Ryan Hall; 7. 22K-Kevin Barksdale

Heat 4 (8 Laps): 1. 20-Chad Wilson; 2. 29-Brandon Hahn; 3. 8-Alex Sewell; 4. 14B-Robert Byrom; 5. 2-Wes Miller; 6. 7W-Dustin Welch; 7. 17-Sean McClelland

Heat 5 (8 Laps): 1. 26-Dalton Steed; 2. 48-Jake Martens; 3. 25-Blake Hahn; 4. 3X-Scott Petersen; 5. 5X-Tyson Hall; 6. 21-Michele Melton; 7. 3-Raven Culp

B Feature 1 (12 Laps): 1. 19-Patrick Stasa; 2. 94L-Layne Himebaugh; 3. 45-Martin Edwards; 4. 76-John Ricketts; 5. 69-Larry Howery; 6. 03-Joe Wood Jr; 7. 3X-Scott Petersen; 8. 54-Evan Pardo; 9. 79-Ryan Hall; 10. 21-Michele Melton; DNF 6-Ryan Beechler; DNF 22K-Kevin Barksdale

B Feature 2 (12 Laps): 1. 17W-Brad Welborn; 2. 4X-Shawn Petersen; 3. 3-Raven Culp; 4. 5X-Tyson Hall; 5. 4J-John James; 6. 51-Matt Ward; 7. 2-Wes Miller; 8. 14B-Robert Byrom; DNF 7W-Dustin Welch; DNF 32-Derek Weaver

A Feature (25 Laps): 1. 23-Seth Bergman; 2. 7M-Kevin Ramey; 3. 95-Matt Covington; 4. 11-Justin Melton; 5. 17W-Brad Welborn; 6. 29-Brandon Hahn; 7. 8-Alex Sewell; 8. 51B-Beau Smith; 9. 25-Blake Hahn; 10. 45-Martin Edwards; 11. 48-Jake Martens; 12. 20-Chad Wilson; 13. 94L-Layne Himebaugh; 14. 19-Patrick Stasa; 15. 74E-Claud Estes III; 16. 4X-Shawn Petersen; 17. 12W-Dale Wester; DNF 26-Dalton Steed; DNF 22-Koby Barksdale; DNF 3-Raven Culp

Lap Leaders: Koby Barksdale (1-5), Seth Bergman (6-25)

The 2013 season marks the twenty-second year of sanctioning Sprint Car racing for the American Sprint Car Series, which brings the best of Sprint Car racing to dozens of different tracks throughout the nation and into Canada. Anchored by the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series, ASCS also consists of nine different Regions throughout the nation.

Additional information regarding the American Sprint Car Series is available at www.ascsracing.com as well as Twitter (@LucasOilASCS) and Facebook. News and information can also be sent to you with the ASCS E-News by texting ASCS to 22828 with any mobile device.

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