GRANT GOES TO THE TOPP IN OCALA SPRINT PRACTICE
Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing
Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing
Ocala, Florida (February 13, 2019)………Justin Grant recorded the fastest lap in Wednesday night’s USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car practice session at Bubba Raceway Park in preparation for this weekend’s “Winter Dirt Games X” events.
The Ione, Calif. driver set the quickest time of 13.654 in his TOPP Motorsports/NOS Energy Drink – Bow Foundation – Challenger Construction/Maxim/Claxton Chevy. The lap was quicker than the official one-lap track USAC record of 13.683, set by Justin Grant during qualifying in 2017.
Grant ranked ahead of Brady Bacon (13.749), Tyler Courtney (13.781), Carson Short (13.823) and Chris Windom (13.858).
Three-straight nights of complete racing programs are on tap this weekend for the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars at Bubba Raceway Park. Pits open at 3pm Eastern each day at Ocala. Grandstands open at 5pm on Thursday/Friday and 4pm on Saturday. Cars hit the track for engine heat at 6:30pm Eastern on Thursday/Friday and at 5:30pm on Saturday.
All nights of racing from Ocala will be live on https://www.FloRacing.com/.
USAC AMSOIL SPRINT CAR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP PRACTICE RESULTS: February 13, 2019 – Bubba Raceway Park – Ocala, Florida – “Winter Dirt Games X”
PRACTICE: 1. Justin Grant, 4, TOPP-13.654; 2. Brady Bacon, 69, Dynamics-13.749; 3. Tyler Courtney, 7BC, Clauson/Marshall/Newman-13.781; 4. Carson Short, 21, RCM-13.823; 5. Chris Windom, 5G, Goacher-13.858; 6. C.J. Leary, 19AZ, Reinbold/Underwood-13.923; 7. Chase Stockon, 32, 32 TBI-13.930; 8. Robert Ballou, 12, Ballou-13.939; 9. Matt Goodnight, 39, Goodnight-13.969; 10. Chad Boespflug, 98e, EZR-14.008; 11. Kyle Cummins, 3R, Rock Steady-14.062; 12. Damion Gardner, 20, Dyson-14.071; 13. Dave Darland, 5, Briscoe/Curb-Agajanian-14.078; 14. Kent Schmidt, 5K, KO-14.107; 15. Kevin Thomas, Jr., 19, Hayward/Thomas-14.154; 16. Stephen Schnapf, 61m, Edwards-14.188; 17. Timmy Buckwalter, 7, LNB-14.193; 18. Isaac Chapple, 52, LNR/Chapple-14.279; 19. Matt Westfall, 33m, Marshall-14.280; 20. Travis Hery, 21H, Hery-14.314; 21. Dakota Jackson, 3, Jackson-14.338; 22. Jason McDougal, 71p, Daigh/Phillips-14.501; 23. Joey Biasi, B1, Biasi-14.554; 24. Tom Harris, 84, Harris-14.629; 25. Ty Tilton, 42, Tilton-14.664; 26. Dustin Christie, 75, Christie-14.862; 27. Paul Dues, 87, Dues-14.940; 28. Daron Clayton, 5o, KO-15.058; 29. Noah Gass, 20G, Gass-15.584; 30. Robert Bell, 71, Bell-NT
NEXT USAC AMSOIL SPRINT CAR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RACES: February 14-15-16, 2019 – Bubba Raceway Park – Ocala, Florida – “Winter Dirt Games X”