Saturday Jul 24 2010 comments Janniro on top of National Speedway Championship By: Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal -A +A Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalCharlie Venegas had a great night, perfect in the heat race portion of Friday night?s AMA/USA National Speedway Championship and finished second to Billy Janniro, in the A Final scoring 19 championship series points. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalScott Brant finished third with 16 championship series points. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalBilly Janniro explains to Fast Friday's track announcer Mike Rooney how he won the A Final. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPlenty of smiles and fun at the Fast Friday?s winners podium after the first round of the AMA/USA National Speedway Championship in Auburn Friday night. (L-R) Second place points finisher Charlie Venegas, trophy presenter Crystal Gause, first place points finisher Billy Janniro, trophy presenter Lizz Baker, and third place points finisher Scott Brant. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalA happy Charlie Venegans talks with Fast Friday's announcer Mike Rooney after Friday's races. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalAuburn's Bart Bast was steady as ever, scoring 14 championship series points in Friday's opening round of the National Championship. Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal(L-R)Tyson Burmeister, Bart Bast, and Kelly Kerrigan battle it out in a turn. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalCharlie Venegas always seems to show up big in the important races as he did Friday night. Riding on top of his game, Venegas figures to be a threat and is sitting in good position with 19 championship points going into the final round October 1. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalAuburn?s Bart Bast gets inside of Billy Janniro. Bast was one of only three riders to finish ahead Janniro in heat races. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalAuburn's Tommy Hedden won the B Final and finished with 12 championship points. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalJimmy Fishback comes out of turn two in an early heat race. Fishback scored eight championship series points winning the C Final. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalBilly Janniro struggled in the heat races of Friday night?s first round national championship but rebounded in the A Final with a win, scoring 20 championship points, going into the final round October 1.