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2009 SCORE Laughlin Desert Challenge Buggies

Posted in Events on January 1, 2009
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Official Finishers

CLASS 1-2/1600 (VW-powered, single or two-seaters to 1600cc, 12 laps, 75.0 miles)

1. Adam Pfankuch, Carlsbad, Calif./Steven Eugenio, El Centro, Calif., Mirage, 1 hour, 44 minutes, 6 seconds, 43.228 miles per hour;

2. Brian Burgess, Riverside, Calif./Aaron Hawley, Las Vegas, Seagrove, 1:44:36, 43.021 mph;

3. Cody Robinson/Roberto Romo, El Centro, Calif., Curry, 1:46:45, 42.155 mph;

4. Brian Wilson, Long Beach, Calif./Sammy Ehrenberg, Las Vegas, Kreger, 1:47:35, 41.828 mph;

5. Dave Caspino, Woodland Hills, Calif./Mike Malloy, Las Vegas, Lothringer, 1:47:42, 41.783 mph;

6. Mario Gastelum, El Centro, Calif., Curry, 1:47:46, 41.757 mph;

7. Justin Davis, Chino Hills, Calif./Rino Navera, Orange, Calif., Seagrove, 1:47:54, 41.705 mph;

8. Eric Duran/Evan Duran, Tecate, Calif., Neth, 1:48:36, 41.436 mph;

9. Justin Smith, Capistrano Beach, Calif./Cameron Steele, San Clemente, Calif., Fraley, 1:50:16, 40.810 mph;

10. Rick Boyer/Cory Boyer, Bakersfield, Calif., Lothringer, 1:50:22, 40.773 mph;

11. Hiram Duran/Evan Duran, Tecate, Calif., Neth, 1:51:10, 40.480 mph;

12. Mike Simpson, Kingman, Ariz., Bear, 1:54:53, 39.170 mph;

13. Joe Sheble, Fort Mohave, Ariz., Fraley, 1:54:55, 39.159 mph;

14. Samuel Araiza, La Paz, Mexico, Fraley, 1:57:38, 38.254 mph;

15. Brad Wilson, Long Beach, Calif., Penhall, 2:06:17, 35.634

(19 entries, 18 starters, 15 finishers).

CLASS 5 (Unlimited VW Baja Bugs, 14 laps, 87.5 miles)

1. Kevin Carr, San Diego, 2 hour, 7 minutes, 57 seconds, 41.032 miles per hour;

2. Carlos Albanez, Calexico, Calif./Luivan Voelker, Mexicali, Mexico, 2:16:51, 38.363 mph

(3 entries, 3 starters, 2 finishers).

CLASS 5/1600 (1600cc VW Baja Bugs, 12 laps, 75.0 miles)

1. Alonso Angulo/Roberto Escobedo, Ensenada, Mexico, 2 hours,10 minutes, 30 seconds, 34.483 miles per hour

(2 entries, 2 starters, 1 finisher).

CLASS 10 (Single or two-seaters to 1650cc, 14 laps, 87.5 miles)

1. Robert McBeath/Jessica McBeath, Las Vegas, Jimco-Honda, 2 hours, 1 minute, 21 seconds, 43.263 miles per hour;

2. Mikey Lawrence, Sunset Beach, Calif., Lothringer-VW, 2:02:25, 42.886 mph

3. Scott Gailey/Patrick Gailey, Norco, Calif., GET-VW, 2:03:41, 42.447 mph

(9 entries, 8 starters, 3 finishers).

SCORE LITE (VW-powered, Limited single-1776cc-or two-seaters-1835cc, 14 laps, 87.5 miles)

1. Rick St. John, Encinitas, Calif./Adam Pfankuch, Carlsbad, Calif., Duvel, 1 hour, 58 minutes 28 seconds, 44.316 miles per hour;

2. Michelle Bruckmann/Vic Bruckmann, Lemon Grove, Calif., Lothringer, 1:59:14, 44.031 mph;

3. Brent Parkhouse, Long Beach, Calif./Chuck Sacks, Canyon Lake, Calif., Moulton, 2:02:41, 42.793 mph;

4. Dan Worley, Encinitas, Calif./Stan Potter, San Marcos, Calif., Jimco, 2:04:30, 42.169 mph;

5. Matthew Kupiec/Kurtis Kupiec, Palos Verdes, Calif., Kreger, 2:05:02, 41.989 mph

(8 entries, 8 starters, 5 finishers).

SPORTSMAN CAR (12 laps, 75.0 miles)

1. Rory Ward/Tracy Ward, Mohave Valley, Ariz., Chenowth-Chevy, 1 hour, 49 minutes, 32 seconds, 41.083 miles per hour

(4 entries, 3 starters, 1 finisher).

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