Summer 360 Sprint Car Poll update

Zach Chappell Is Number One In Summer 360 Sprint Car Poll KNOXVILLE, IOWA (AUG. 27, 2001) - Zach Chappell of Talala, Okla., is the top-rated 360-cubic-inch sprint car driver in the nation, according to the National 360 Sprint Car ...

Zach Chappell Is Number One In Summer 360 Sprint Car Poll

KNOXVILLE, IOWA (AUG. 27, 2001) - Zach Chappell of Talala, Okla., is the top-rated 360-cubic-inch sprint car driver in the nation, according to the National 360 Sprint Car Poll voting panel of manufacturers, media members, promoters and sanctioning officials. Chappell, the current American Sprint Car Series (ASCS) point leader, earned five of the sixteen (16) first- place ballots cast. Zach replaces fellow Okie and ASCS regular Wayne Johnson, who has recently raced more in the 410 c.i. sprint car division, in the seasonal national rankings.

Ranked second in the poll is year 2000 National 360 Sprint Car Poll "Driver of the Year" Kenny Adams of Malabar, Fla. Kenny, the United Sprint Car Series (USCS) point leader on asphalt, captured four first place votes. Rounding out the top five drivers are ASCS regular Larry Neighbors of Oklahoma City, Okla., USCS dirt point leader Terry Gray of Bartlett, Tenn., and perennial Empire Super Sprints (ESS) champion of Eden, N.Y. Neighbors nabbed one blue ribbon vote from the panel, while Gray received two.

Other point leaders in the "top 25" are Randy Martin at Knoxville Raceway in 6th, Chris Coyle of United Racing Club (URC) in 9th, Tim Allison of National Racing Alliance (NRA) in 10th, Roger Crockett of Northern Sprint Tour (NST) in 11th, Chad Layton at Selisgrove Speedway in 13th, Sport Allen at East Bay Raceway in 14th, Andy Forsberg of the California Sprint Car Civil War Series in 17th, and Steve Irwin of Sprints On Dirt (SOD) in 22nd.

The National 360 Sprint Car Poll is an official awards program of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Foundation, Inc. <pre> Summer 2001 National 360 Sprint Car Poll

Rank Driver (First Place Votes) Hometown/State Points

    1.   Zach Chappell       ( 5)    Talala, OK            752
    2.   Kenny Adams         ( 4)    Malabar, FL           510
    3.   Larry Neighbors     ( 1)    Oklahoma City, OK     415
    4.   Terry Gray          ( 2)    Bartlett, TN          352
    5.   Mike Woodring               Eden, NY              314
    6.   Randy Martin        ( 2)    California, MO        212
    7.   Gary Wright                 Hooks, TX             170
    8.   Wayne Johnson       ( 1)    Oklahoma City, OK     138
    9.   Chris Coyle                 Wilmington, DE        122
   10.   Tim Allison                 Cridersville, OH      114
   11.   Roger Crockett              Rio Linda, CA         110
   12.   Eddie Gallagher     ( 1)    Memphis, TN           101
   13.   Chad Layton                 Harrisburg, PA         83
   14.   Sport Allen                 Sarasota, FL           82
   15.   Michael Dupuy               Amite, LA              54
   16.   Shawna Wilskey              Lake Stevens, WA       46
   17.   Tim Crawley                 Mabelvale, AR          30
   tie   Andy Forsberg               Auburn, CA             30
   19.   John Kearney                Ozawkie, KS            28
   20.   Roger Rager                 Pequot Lakes, MN       27
   21.   Mike Haggenbottom           Levittown, PA          25
   22.   Steve Irwin                 Columbiaville, MI      22
   tie   Dan Kaszubinski             Syracuse, NY           22
   24.   Bill Brian, Jr.             Ephrata, PA            21
   25.   Tony Norem                  Dassel, MN             19
   tie   Mike Wasina, Jr.            Elverta, CA            19

Also receiving multiple votes: Becca Anderson, Mike Chadd, Bobby Clark, Ryan Coniam, Greg Coverdale, Dustin Daggett, Keith Dempster, Kevin Drury, George Ely, Doug Emery, Dale Hammaker, David Hesmer, Lewis Jenkins (Jr.), Danny Jennings, Greg Leiby, Mike Linder, Warren Mahoney, Garry Lee Maier, Terry McCarl, Mike Miller, Dain Naida, Dennis Park, Jake Peters, Kevin Ramey, Jim Raptis, Jake Raudabaugh, J.B. Scarborough, Brian Seidel, Marshall Skinner, T.J. Stutts, Mike Ward, Greg Wilson, Rick Wilson, Lance Yonge.

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Series Sprint
Drivers Shawna Wilskey , Larry Neighbors , Becca Anderson , Kenny Adams , Greg Wil , Danny Jennings , Wayne Johnson , Kevin Ramey , Tim Crawley , Andy Forsberg , Roger Crockett