LEARY TOPS WESTERN WORLD SPRINT PRACTICE
Story By: Richie Murray – USAC Media
San Tan Valley, Arizona (November 14, 2019)………USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car point leader C.J. Leary got his weekend off on the right foot by setting the top lap during Wednesday night’s USAC AMSOIL National/CRA/Sands Chevrolet Southwest Sprint Car open practice at Arizona Speedway in preparation for the 52nd running of the Western World Championships presented by San Tan Ford on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15-16.
Leary (Greenfield, Ind.) ripped around the 1/3-mile dirt oval with a top lap of 14.682 in his Reinbold-Underwood Motorsports/AME Electrical – Mesilla Valley Transportation/Spike/Foxco Chevy, just less than six-hundredths off the one-lap track record of 14.625 set by Chad Boespflug in 2016. Leary leads Tyler Courtney (Indianapolis, Ind.) by 44 points in the standings entering the weekend’s final two-race set. Courtney was 4th in practice at 15.175.
Leary’s teammate Hunter Schuerenberg (Sikeston, Mo.) was second at 14.791, while Thomas Meseraull (San Jose, Calif.) was third and Charles Davis, Jr. (Buckeye, Ariz.) rounded out the top-five.
Both this Friday and Saturday night, pits open at 2pm Mountain, grandstands at 3pm, drivers meeting at 4:30pm, and cars on track at 5:30pm. Adult tickets are $30-$35, seniors are $30-$35, kids 11 and under are $15, adult pit passes are $40, kids 7-12 pit passes are $20, kids 6 and under pit passes are $10.
If you are unable to make it to the track, all the action can be watched live on FloRacing, listened to live on the USAC app with live timing and scoring available on both the USAC and Race-Monitor apps.
USAC AMSOIL NATIONAL, CRA & SANDS CHEVROLET SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR PRACTICE RESULTS: November 14, 2019 – Arizona Speedway – San Tan Valley, Arizona – 52nd Western World Championships presented by San Tan Ford – 1/3-Mile Dirt Oval
PRACTICE: 1. C.J. Leary, 19AZ, Reinbold/Underwood-14.682; 2. Hunter Schuerenberg, 19s, Reinbold/Underwood-14.791; 3. Thomas Meseraull, 13m, Gile-15.056; 4. Tyler Courtney, 7BC, Clauson/Marshall/Newman-15.175; 5. Charles Davis, Jr., 47, Davis-15.239; 6. Stevie Sussex, 12, Allen-15.289; 7. Jake Swanson, 34AZ, Grau/Burkhart-15.315; 8. Tanner Carrick, 83T, Carrick-15.348; 9. Brody Roa, 91R, BR-15.349; 10. Sterling Cling, 34, Cling-15.370; 11. Max Adams, 42, Cheney-15.400; 12. Matt Rossi, 02, Rossi-15.441; 13. Dennis Gile, 13G, Gile-15.502; 14. Kyle Shipley, 0G, Shipley-15.571; 15. Zack Madrid, 15m, Madrid-15.756; 16. Logan Seavey, 19L, Reinbold/Underwood-15.809.
NEXT USAC AMSOIL NATIONAL, CRA & SANDS CHEVROLET SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR RACES: November 15-16, 2019 – Arizona Speedway – San Tan Valley, Arizona – 52nd Western World Championships presented by San Tan Ford – 1/3-Mile Dirt Oval