Earl's Fast Qualifier update 2003-07-07

Yeley, Drake top Earl's performers at PPIR J.J. Yeley and Jay Drake topped the qualifying lists at Pikes Peak International Raceway July 3, enhancing their positions as leaders in 2003 Earl's Plumbing Fast Qualifier Championships. Yeley paced...

Yeley, Drake top Earl's performers at PPIR

J.J. Yeley and Jay Drake topped the qualifying lists at Pikes Peak International Raceway July 3, enhancing their positions as leaders in 2003 Earl's Plumbing Fast Qualifier Championships.

Yeley paced Weld Racing Silver Crown and National/Western Midget Car qualifying, while Drake topped the National/Western Sprint Car list with his record effort. Yeley continues to lead the Earl's Silver Crown, National and Western Midget Car standings, while Drake tops the National Sprint Car list and Rick Hendrix, who did not compete at PPIR, still leads the Western Sprint Car standings.

Earl's points this week will be distributed to top qualifiers in USAC National Sprint Car events at Toledo, Ohio Friday night and Indianapolis Raceway Park Saturday night.

This year, each USAC National and Western Series qualifying champion will receive a $5,000 bonus from Earl's in recognition of their accomplishment. Points are earned 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.

The current Earl's Plumbing Fast Qualifier standings for each series are as follows:

Weld Racing Silver Crown:
1-J.J. Yeley-35
2-Dave Steele-30
3-Tracy Hines-18
4-Jay Drake-12
5-Dave Darland-9.

National Sprint Car:
1-Jay Drake-69
2-J.J. Yeley-61
3-Tracy Hines-56
4-Boston Reid-19
5-Jon Stanbrough-18.

National Midget Car:
1-J.J. Yeley-59
2-Tracy Hines-48
3-Bobby East-40
4-Dave Steele-18
5-Jay Drake-14.

Western Sprint Car:
1-Rick Hendrix-28
2-Tony Hunt-19
3-Michael Lewis-18
4-Jay Drake-9
5-Jeff Gardner, Jim Waters, Tracy Hines & Brian McClish-7.

Western Midget Car:
1-J.J. Yeley-37
2-Josh Wise-27
3-Bobby East-22
4-Dave Steele-18
5-Rick Hendrix-16.

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Series USAC
Drivers Michael Lewis , Dave Darland , J.J. Yeley , Tracy Hines , Dave Steele , Jay Drake , Bobby East , Josh Wise , Jon Stanbrough , Boston Reid , Tony Hunt , Rick Hendrix