Earl's Fast Qualifier 2004-09-13

Jones, East, Hunt, Rahe Retain Earl's Leads Levi Jones, Bobby East, Tony Hunt and Chris Rahe retained leads in 2004 Earl's Plumbing Fast Qualifier standings last weekend. Jones holds an eight point lead over...

Jones, East, Hunt, Rahe Retain Earl's Leads

Levi Jones, Bobby East, Tony Hunt and Chris Rahe retained leads in 2004 Earl's Plumbing Fast Qualifier standings last weekend.

Jones holds an eight point lead over Dave Steele in the Valvoline National Sprint qualifying points going into races this week at Lebanon, Mo (Wed.) and Tulsa, Okla. (Friday). Jones qualified third at Joliet, Ill Friday and Steele was third at Nashville, Tenn. Sunday night. Dave Darland (Joliet) and Tracy Hines (Nashville) were the fast qualifiers.

East holds a nine point lead over Josh Wise in the National Midget qualifying points. East was sixth and third respectively at Joliet, Ill. and Anderson, Ind. Friday and Saturday, while Wise posted the fastest time at Joliet and Cole Carter was the fast qualifier at Anderson.

Hunt has a seven-point cushion over Michael Lewis in the Western Sprint qualifying points after qualifying fifth at Salt Lake City, Utah Saturday. Lewis was fourth behind fast qualifier Jim Waters.

Rahe has a comfortable 33 point lead over Josh Lakatos in the California Focus qualifying points. Points are available this week in the California Focus series at Madera Speedway and in the Carolina/Virginia series at Hickory, N.C.

Dave Steele leads Jerry Coons, Jr. by 12 points in the Weld Racing qualifying standings going into this Saturday's O'Reilly "Tulsa 100" in Oklahoma.

Points are traditionally awarded at each USAC event based on an international system awarding the top-six qualifiers with points in the following scale: 1st-9, 2nd-6, 3rd-4, 4th-3, 5th-2, 6th-1.

Each USAC National, Western and Ford Focus Midget Car Earl's Plumbing FQ Champion will be honored at USAC's Champions Night ceremony in Indianapolis in December. The National and Western FQ champs will receive $5,000 each, while the Ford Focus FQ champs will each receive $1,500.

2004 Standings:

Weld Racing Silver Crown:
1-Dave Steele-40
2-Jerry Coons, Jr.-28
3-Dane Carter-27
4-Tyler Walker-26
5-Jay Drake-21.

Valvoline National Sprint Car:
1-Levi Jones-57
2-Dave Steele-49
3-Josh Wise-42
4-Dave Darland & Bobby East-36.

National Midget Car:
1-Bobby East-70
2-Josh Wise-61
3-Dave Steele-56
4-Dave Darland-29
5-J.J. Yeley-28.

Valvoline Western Sprint Car:
1-Tony Hunt-84
2-Michael Lewis-77
3-Brian McClish-34
4-Brad Bumgarner-26
5-Tim Barber-20.

Western Midget Car:
1-Jerome Rodela-77
2-Garrett Hansen-61
3-Steve Paden-42
4-Johnny Rodriguez-39
5-Josh Wise & Michael Lewis-17.

California Ford Focus:
1-Chris Rahe-115
2-Josh Lakatos-82
3-Bradley Galedrige-62
4-Bobby Michnowicz-34
5-Nick Morago-33.

Carolina/Virginia Ford Focus:
1-Chase Scott-70
2-Danny Bopp-27
3-Sam Beam-25
4-Mike Ward-21
5-Aron Oakley-20.

Midwest Ford Focus:
1- Rex Norris III-53
2-Jordan Noblitt-49
3-Tate Martz-44
4-Ryan Litt-31
5-Brad Loyet-26.

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Series USAC
Drivers Michael Lewis , Dave Darland , J.J. Yeley , Tracy Hines , Dave Steele , Jay Drake , Johnny Rodriguez , Bobby East , Levi Jones , Tyler Walker , Tim Barber , Jerry Coons , Josh Wise , Cole Carter , Chris Rahe , Josh Lakatos , Jordan Noblitt , Chase Scott , Brad Loyet , Tony Hunt , Garrett Hansen , Bobby Michnowicz , Brad Bumgarner