Guardino Rules Battle On The Beach


VENTURA, Calif. — Tristan Guardino claimed top honors in Saturday night’s Battle on the Beach No. 3 at Ventura Raceway.

The 30-lap non-winged sprint car feature was co-sanctioned by the USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series and the Ventura Racing Ass’n.

Guardino led the first seven laps, but fell back while Austin Liggett and Jake Swanson took turns at the point.

Guardino went back to the front on lap 25 and led the final six laps for the victory. Ryan Timmons finished second, ahead of Kyle Smith, Steve Hix and Charlie Butcher.

The finish:

Tristan Guardino, Ryan Timmons, Kyle Smith, Steve Hix, Charlie Butcher, Tom Hendricks, Austin Ervine, Shannon McQueen, Ryan Stolz, Joey Bishop, Jake Swanson, Austin Liggett, Jeremy Ellertson, Jace Vander Weerd, Kyle Edwards, Rick Hendrix, Troy Rutherford, Britton Bock.