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WestCoast Editor
01-22-2005, 02:56 PM
Live from San diego... Here are some shots of the track. As you will see it's not nearly as technical as Anaheim was.

WestCoast Editor
01-22-2005, 03:00 PM
Here is a shot of the finish line. Pretty simple double-double

WestCoast Editor
01-22-2005, 03:06 PM
These whoops looked tough! Natalie went through them full throttle and never skipped a beat! Others had a little more problem.

quadchick01
01-22-2005, 04:02 PM
Heres a shot of the triple-triple.. All you could do is double-single or single-double.

quadchick01
01-22-2005, 04:09 PM
This is a raised corner with a lip on the inside line. All the top riders from Anaheim are and a few local riders. Although today there were only 31 entries. Some of the riders from last week went to the WORC's race in Phoenix today....

WestCoast Editor
01-22-2005, 09:16 PM
Alright here are the Q's. First q 13-9-55-26-49-11
13- Natalie gets the HS with Gust on his tail

WestCoast Editor
01-22-2005, 09:18 PM
a bobble in the whoops and Gust is now out front..

WestCoast Editor
01-22-2005, 09:21 PM
then Gust has the same problem and Natalie goes back out front..

WestCoast Editor
01-22-2005, 09:25 PM
McClure held on to third while Baker and Granlund battled for fourth. Only the top 4 go, the others go to the LCQ.

WestCoast Editor
01-22-2005, 09:28 PM
Natalie took first. Gust-2 McClure-3 Baker-4

WestCoast Editor
01-22-2005, 09:31 PM
Q #2 53-23-02-743-74
Ellis got the HS followed by Jones...

WestCoast Editor
01-22-2005, 10:30 PM
Kory had some trouble in the whoops and Jones got by...

WestCoast Editor
01-22-2005, 11:47 PM
Due to time restraints and the slow speed of my connection. This is what I will leave you with...

Natalie gets the win, Tim Farr gets second, Keith Little third, Doug Gust fourth, and Kory Ellis fifth. I wil post more of the race action and photo's later.....

walker054
01-23-2005, 04:41 PM
Formula USA Pro Quad Stadium Series
Qualcomm Stadium
San Diego, CA
Jan 22, 2005


1. John Natalie (Hon)
2. Tim Farr (Hon)
3. Keith Little (Yam)
4. Doug Gust (Suz)
5. Kory Ellis (Yam)
6. Jeremiah Jones (Suz)
7. Skylar Stewart (Yam)
8. Sage Baker (Yam)
9. Nic Grundland (Yam)
10. Tony Munio (Yam)
11. Darrell Patton
12. Tyson Learor
13. Dustin Nelson
14. Jack Bednar
15. Francisco Ruano
16. Brock Lyons
17. Robert McClure
18. Francisco Ruano
19. Jeff Bertuzzi
20. Jeremy Schell

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 07:17 PM
Sorry for the delay. Now on to the heats.


Heat #1 consisted of the following riders.

Farr
Jones
Nelson
Ellis
Patton
Leaver
Lyons
Bendar
Granlund
Pacheco

Tim Farr pulls the holseshot.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 07:19 PM
Following in a close second place is Jones.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 07:30 PM
Nelson, who was running in the fourth spot , was trying to catch Ellis who had third.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 07:36 PM
Granlund didn't get the best of starts. He would finish in 6th place.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 07:38 PM
Patton who had the 5th spot is leading a pack of riders out of the whoops.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 07:40 PM
Farr, who never looked back, would take the checkered flag in heat #1.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 07:51 PM
Heat #2 would consist of:

Natalie
Little
Gust
Schell
McClure
Stewart
Baker
Munio
Bartuzzi
Ruano

Off the start it looks very close. Little and Natalie are about dead even.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 07:57 PM
Coming into the end of the 1st lap, Gust would be in 2nd place.

This is also where he would finish in the 2nd heat.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 08:00 PM
A very close battle. Gust would chase Natalie the entire race.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 08:02 PM
Little, who would take the 3rd spot, showed the crowd what racing is all about.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 08:05 PM
5th spot would be taken by Schell, who ran a solid race in this second heat.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 08:08 PM
The battle is on! Stewart refused to give up his 6th place
position to Baker.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 08:11 PM
Baker who is currently running 5th in the points, is showing a good presence in the stadium series.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 08:14 PM
Natalie got the win in this heat.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 08:23 PM
The first row of the main would consist of:

Natalie, Farr, Jones Gust, Little and Ellis.

2nd row:

McClure, Nelson, Schell,Patton, Stewart and Granlund.

3rd row:

Baker,Lyons, Munio, Leaver, Bartuzzi and Pacheco.

4th row:

Ruano and Bendar

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 08:27 PM
Natalie would get the holeshot, but guess who came out of the corner first?

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 08:28 PM
Yes! It was Little.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 08:31 PM
As they go into the first jump, the battle is very close.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 08:32 PM
Farr and Ellis have their own battle going on for 3rd.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 08:34 PM
Into the whoops Farr took the 3rd spot.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 08:35 PM
Ellis now in 4th.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 08:37 PM
With Natalie still out front, Little and Farr would be following right behind.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 08:39 PM
What's this? Gust trying to close in on Ellis?

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 08:41 PM
Competing for the 7th spot, Schell and Stewart give it their all.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 08:44 PM
Jones running in 4th won't hold this position very long.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 08:48 PM
McClure running middle of the pack is holding on to the number 10 spot.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 08:51 PM
Going into the double-single that everyone is now tripleing, Schell noses into the landing and hurts his ankle. He would call it a night after this.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 08:54 PM
A close race here for the 3rd spot.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 08:56 PM
Nelson who's bike died at the start, is being lapped by Natalie.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 08:58 PM
Looks like a little bit of trouble for Bartuzzi.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 09:00 PM
A broken swing arm would end his night. Wonder if this is covered under warranty?

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 09:01 PM
McClure and Pacheco getting a little too close here.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 09:03 PM
Little would take home the 3rd place. Not a bad job tonight.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 09:05 PM
Farr with his 2nd place, ran a great race.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 09:06 PM
Our winner John Natalie is all smiles. With good reason.

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 09:08 PM
Time for a little celebration.

Natalie - 1st
Farr - 2nd
Little - 3rd
Gust - 4th
Ellis - 5th
Jones - 6th

WestCoast Editor
01-23-2005, 09:11 PM
For more pictures of the San Diego Stadium race, you can visit Bigkidracing.com.

See you at the races.

Merriman
01-23-2005, 10:06 PM
The race was awesome, I took alot of pictures aswell, but mine did not come out aswell, as I hoped. Ohwell.

Here is a picture of the main event line with 4 rows!! it was crowded:eek2:

SHOCKER
01-24-2005, 07:13 PM
#77 pacheco is my good friend, did dustin nelson race?

Merriman
01-24-2005, 09:29 PM
Originally posted by SHOCKER
#77 pacheco is my good friend, did dustin nelson race?

Yes he did, but his bike stalled on the start of the main event, and later on he crashed. Overall he did good in the heats / qualifying, but had bad luck in the main.