Guardino Takes Thunderbowl Trophy

Tristan Guardino (15) won Saturday's USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series feature at California's Thunderbowl Raceway. (Joe Shivak photo)

TULARE, Calif. — Tristan Guardino led the final seven laps of Saturday night’s Chris & Brian Faria Memorial race to win the 30-lap USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series feature at the Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway.

Max Adams, who yielded the lead to Guardino on lap 24, finished second, ahead of Danny Faria Jr., Austin Liggett and Jace Vander Weerd.

Richard Vander Weerd was the fast qualifier.

The finish:

Tristan Guardino, Max Adams, Danny Faria Jr., Austin Liggett, Jace Vander Weerd, Koen Shaw, Shannon McQueen, Steve Hix, Britton Bock, Richard Vander Weerd, Cody Smothermon, Ryan Timmons, Austin Ervine.