Atlantic Seaboard Region update 2001-09-17

Brandon Butler Remains On Top In The Nascar Weekly Racing Series Atlantic Seaboard Region DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 18, 2001) - Brandon Butler of Richmond, Va., has maintained his advantage in the Competition Performance Index (CPI)...

Brandon Butler Remains On Top In The Nascar Weekly Racing Series Atlantic Seaboard Region

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 18, 2001) - Brandon Butler of Richmond, Va., has maintained his advantage in the Competition Performance Index (CPI) standings in the Atlantic Seaboard Region for another week. Butler, who competes in the Late Model Stock Car division at South Boston (Va.) Motor Speedway, has maintained the regional lead for many weeks. Butler has earned nine victories and 18 top-five finishes in 19 starts at the .400-mile oval.

Dustin Storm of Prince Frederick, Md., currently remains second in the region. Storm, who competes in the Late Model Stock Car at Old Dominion Speedway in Manassas, Va., recorded his ninth victory of the season this past weekend. Storm has 16 top-five and 19 top-ten finishes in 19 starts at the .400-mile speeway.

Doug Godsey of Richmond, Va., continues to hold third in the regional standings. Godsey, who competes in the Late Model Stock Car in Southampton Motor Speedway in Capron, Va., scored his tenth victory of the season this past Friday. Godsey has 19 top-five finishes in 19 starts.

Robert Powell of Goose Creek, S.C., Myrtle Beach (S.C.) Speedway; Frank Deiny of Mechanicsville, Va., Orange County Speedway in Rougemont, N.C.; Billy Morris of Midlothian, Va., Southside Speedway in Richmond, Va.; Phil Warren of Norfolk, Va., Langley Speedway in Hampton, Va.; Billy Lucas of Wilson, N.C., Southern National Speedway in Kenly, N.C., and Jerry Williams of Ravenel, S.C., Florence (S.C.) Motor Speedway round out the top nine in the first tier of the Atlantic Seaboard Region in the NASCAR Weekly Racing Series regional standings.

NASCAR officials have announced a seven-day modification to the current NASCAR Weekly Racing Series schedule regarding the conclusion of the point season, from September 16th to September 23rd. This modification has been granted to tracks which had events scheduled for last weekend and chose to postpone them due to the events of last week. The NASCAR Weekly Racing Series national championship will then be determined by a ranking of the regional champions using the Competition Performance Index (CPI). The top-50 drivers as rated by the NASCAR Weekly Racing Series CPI in the Atlantic Seaboard Region for the week of September 17 follow.

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