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Logan Seavey stood atop the speed charts in Thursday’s AMSOIL USAC CRA & Southwest Sprint Car Special Event practice session at Arizona Speedway, in preparation for this weekend’s 53rd annual Western World Championships presented by San Tan Ford on Friday and Saturday night, November 13-14.
Seavey (Sutter, Calif.) clocked in with a lap of 15.266 seconds at the 1/3-mile dirt oval in San Tan Valley, Ariz. in his Reinbold-Underwood Motorsports/AME Electrical – Mesilla Valley Trans./Spike/Fisher Chevy.
The 2018 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget champion was part of a Reinbold-Underwood sweep of practice night with Spencer Bayston earning the top practice speed for the Arizona-based team during midget practice.
A winner in USAC Southwest Sprint Car competition during May of 2019, Seavey topped all drivers in the session while Austin Williams (Yorba Linda)-15.399; Damion Gardner (Concord, Calif.)-15.458; Justin Grant (Ione, Calif.)-15.486; and Cody Williams (Corona, Calif.)-15.524 rounding out the top-five.
Two-time and defending Western World Sprint Car champion Tyler Courtney (Indianapolis, Ind.) and his car were in attendance, but did not participate in Thursday night’s practice.
The previous year’s Western World Midget winners include Kevin Thomas Jr. and Brady Bacon, who each raced their way to San Tan Ford / Beaver Stripes victory lane in 2019.
On both Friday and Saturday night, Nov. 13-14, the pits open at Arizona Speedway at 1pm MT, grandstands at 3pm, the drivers meeting at 5pm and hot laps at 5:30pm. General admission adult tickets are $30, while kids 11 and under are just $10. Pit passes are $40 for adults and $15 for ages 7-12 and free for ages 6 and under.
Western World tickets are on sale now at www.arizonaspeedway.net.
Both nights of the 53rd Western World Championships will be streamed live on FloRacing at https://bit.ly/2ZpafUr.
AMSOIL USAC CRA & SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SPECIAL EVENT PRACTICE RESULTS: November 12, 2020 – Arizona Speedway – San Tan Valley, Arizona – 53rd Western World Championships Presented by San Tan Ford
PRACTICE: 1. Logan Seavey, 19AZ, Reinbold/Underwood-15.266; 2. Austin Williams, 92, Sertich-15.399; 3. Damion Gardner, 1, Alexander-15.458; 4. Justin Grant, 19s, Reinbold/Underwood-15.486; 5. Cody Williams, 44, Williams-15.524; 6. Max Adams, 73T, Ford-15.550; 7. Stevie Sussex, 12, Allen-15.553; 8. Charles Davis Jr., 47, Davis-15.556; 9. Sterling Cling, 34c, Cling-15.584; 10. Tommy Malcolm, 5x, Napier-15.585; 11. R.J. Johnson, 51, Martin-15.664; 12. Chris Windom, 77m, Michael-15.693; 13. Matt Mitchell, 37, Mitchell-15.762; 14. Ryan Bernal, 13, Gile-15.838; 15. Jake Swanson, 34, Grau-15.924; 16. Brody Roa, 91R, BR-15.942; 17. Tye Mihocko, 5, Ream-16.039; 18. Trent Williams, 52v, Williams-16.060; 19. Chris Bonneau, 15, Bonneau-16.077; 20. Logan Calderwood, 4, Calderwood-16.124; 21. Josh Castro, 4T, Terzich/Gile-16.201; 22. Noah Gass, 20G, Gass-16.243; 23. Matt McCarthy, 28m, McCarthy-16.339; 24. Nick Parker, 115, Parker-16.448; 25. Jeremy Ellertson, 22, Ellertson-16.544; 26. Kyle Edwards, 39E, Edwards-16.600; 27. Eugene Thomas, 10, Thomas-16.653; 28. Ikaika O’Brien, 11o, O’Brien-16.853; 29. Lonnie Cox, 45, Cox-17.035; 30. Chris Muraoka, 25, Muraoka-17.562; 31. Ryan Oerter, 43, Oerter-18.426; 32. Brian Chamberlain, 21c, Chamberlain-21.862; 33. Tyler Courtney, 7BC, Clauson/Marshall/Newman-NT; 34. Eddie Tafoya Jr., 51T, Tafoya-NT; 35. Nick Aiuto, 71H, Horsley-NT.
NEXT AMSOIL USAC CRA & SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SPECIAL EVENT RACES: November 13-14, 2020 – Arizona Speedway – San Tan Valley, Arizona – Western World Championships