Jake Swanson Rules Battle At The Beach


VENTURA, Calif. – Starting fifth, Jake Swanson raced past J.J. Ringo on the 24th lap and took the checkered flag during Ventura Raceway’s ARP Battle at the Beach race three on Saturday night.

Piloting Keith Ford’s No. 73T Edgewater Construction / Sun Valley AG Transport Triple X, Swanson earned his second USAC West Coast Sprint Car triumph of the season over Ringo, T.J. Smith, point leader Tristan Guardino and fast qualifier Ryan Timmons.

Timmons posted his third career Woodland Auto Display Fast Time Award with a time of 12.673-second lap over the 20-car USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series and VRA roster of drivers.

The 10-lap heat race victories went to Smith, Troy Rutherford and Swanson.

The finish:

Jake Swanson, J.J. Ringo, T.J. Smith, Tristan Guardino, Ryan Timmons, Slater Helt, Steve Hix, Brent Owens, Tanner Boul, Tom Hendricks, Rick Hendrix, Koen Shaw, Hannah Mayhew, Dylan Ito, Tyler Most, Jonas Reynolds, Ricky Lewis, Austin Ervine, Troy Rutherford, Gage Rucker.