Earl's Fast Qualifier 2005-09-26

WISE CLAIMS EARL'S SILVER CROWN FQ TITLE Josh Wise of Riverside, Calif. is the 2005 Earl's Fast Qualifier Champion in USAC's Weld Racing Silver Crown Series. He posted the fastest qualifying time for Saturday's series finale at ...

WISE CLAIMS EARL'S SILVER CROWN FQ TITLE

Josh Wise of Riverside, Calif. is the 2005 Earl's Fast Qualifier Champion in USAC's Weld Racing Silver Crown Series. He posted the fastest qualifying time for Saturday's series finale at Rossburg, Ohio and vaulted past Dave Steele for the Earl's honors.

Additional top Earl's point earners last week included Levi Jones (National Sprint Cars at Rossburg, Ohio), Danny Stratton (National Midgets at Rossburg, Ohio), Shannon McQueen (Western Midgets at San Bernardino, Calif.), Damion Gardner (CRA Sprints at Phoenix, Ariz.), Jeff Sakowicz (Ford Focus Midgets at San Bernardino, Calif.) and James Robertson (Ford Focus Midgets at Lakeville, Ohio).

Earl's points will be up for grabs this week in races at Perris, Calif. (CRA Sprints), Terre Haute, Ind. (National Sprints), Ventura, Calif. (Ford Focus Midgets) and Seekonk. Mass. (Ford Focus Midgets).

Points are 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. When qualifying is not held for Ford Focus events, points are awarded based on a system of lineup points earned in the preliminary heats.

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. The National and Western FQ champs will receive $5,000 each, while the Ford Focus FQ champs will each receive $1,000.

2005 Standings:

Weld Racing Silver Crown: 1-Josh Wise-38; 2-Dave Steele-31; 3-Bobby East-27; 4-Tracy Hines-24; 5-Dave Darland-18.

Valvoline National Sprint Car: 1-Levi Jones-64; 2-Jay Drake-55; 3-Bobby East-43; 4-Josh Wise-31; 5-Justin Marvel-30.

National Midget Car: 1-Michael Lewis-33; 2-Jerry Coons Jr.-27; 3-Billy Wease-25; 4-Josh Wise-24; 5-Bobby East-21.

Valvoline Western Sprint Car: 1-Tony Hunt-44; 2-Brian McClish-38; 3-Kody Swanson-36; 4-Mike Murgoitio-34; 5-Tim Barber-23.

Western Midget Car: 1-Jerome Rodela-36; 2-Michael Lewis, Wally Pankratz & Garrett Hansen-21; 5-Robby Flock & Tony Hunt-18.

Valvoline CRA Sprint Car: 1-Damion Gardner-185; 2-Rip Williams-72; 3-Charles Davis, Jr.-66; 4-Rickie Gaunt-46; 5-Cory Kruseman-42.

Midwest Ford Focus: 1-Tate Martz-95; 2-Stephanie Mockler-47; 3-James Robertson-38; 4-Derek Fisher-36; 5-Jordan Noblitt & Chase Scott-22.

California Ford Focus: 1-Alex Harris-103; 2-Chase Barber-70; 3-Robbie Whitchurch-61; 4-Benny Moon & Chris Veach-56.

Carolina/Virginia Ford Focus: 1-Chase Scott-73; 2-Robbie Ray-44; 3-Aron Oakley-26; 4-Michael Sboro-25; 4-Mike Ward-22.

Oklahoma Ford Focus: 1-Jasiel Randolph-18; 2-Dustin Morgan-17; 3-Evan Sewell-16; 4-Leon Bacon-15; 5-Chett Gehrke-14.

Northeast Ford Focus: 1-Stephanie Stevens-37; 2-Nick Wean-32; 3-Jeff Abold-29; 4-Brit Andersen-24; 5-Ryan Smith-20.

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Series USAC
Drivers Michael Lewis , Dave Darland , Tracy Hines , Dave Steele , Cory Kruseman , Jay Drake , Bobby East , Levi Jones , Tim Barber , Josh Wise , Wally Pankratz , Rip Williams , Robby Flock , Mike Murgoitio , Stephanie Mockler , Jordan Noblitt , Damion Gardner , Dustin Morgan , Chett Gehrke , Ryan Smith , Chase Scott , Tony Hunt , Shannon McQueen , Garrett Hansen , Danny Stratton , Robbie Ray , Jerry Coons Jr.
Teams Williams