G Squared Motorsports: Bonus and Championship Points BAYTOWN, Texas (April 13, 2005) -- After the completion of the 18th annual NHRA O'Reilly Spring Nationals, the second of 15 events on the Pro Stock Motorcycle 2005 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing...
G Squared Motorsports: Bonus and Championship Points
BAYTOWN, Texas (April 13, 2005) -- After the completion of the 18th annual NHRA O'Reilly Spring Nationals, the second of 15 events on the Pro Stock Motorcycle 2005 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series schedule, the following reflect the point status of Chip Ellis, who rides the G Squared/S&S Buell:
2005 Ringers Gloves Pro Bike Battle:
Ellis No. 1
After six of 15 events, Chip Ellis, aboard the G Squared/S&S-powered Buell, continues to lead all qualifiers for the Ringers Gloves Pro Bike Battle, which will be contested as a special bonus event during the prestigious 2005 Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at Indianapolis Raceway Park. The Americus, Ga., rider now has 930 points and leads by 15 points.
Riders began earning points for the 2005 Ringers Gloves Pro Bike Battle at the 2004 Mac Tools U.S. Nationals. The eight riders accumulating the most qualifying points during the 15-race Ringers Gloves Pro Bike Battle series, which concludes at the 2005 O'Reilly NHRA Mid-South Nationals at Memphis Motorsports Park, will earn a berth in the Ringers Gloves Pro Bike Battle.
Points system for the Ringers Gloves Pro Bike Battle: Riders will earn points for the Ringers Gloves Pro Bike Battle based on their qualifying position at the 15 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series events that feature Pro Stock Bike competition. Each position is worth the following points: No. 1 -- 175; No. 2 -- 165; No. 3 -- 155; No. 4 -- 145; No. 5 -- 140; No. 6 -- 135; No. 7 -- 130; No. 8 -- 125; No. 9 -- 120; No. 10 -- 115; No. 11 -- 110; No. 12 -- 105; No. 13 -- 100; No. 14 -- 95; No. 15 -- 90; No. 16 -- 85.
2005 NHRA POWERade Pro Stock Motorcycle point standing:
Ellis No. 9
Ellis entered the O'Reilly Spring Nationals No. 10 in the NHRA POWERade Pro Stock Motorcycle Championship point standings. At event end he had climbed one position, a tie for 9th. Ellis now has 88 points, 97 points behind the leader.
The top ten in the NHRA POWERade Pro Stock Motorcycle point standings are: 1.) Steve Johnson (185 points); 2.) Karen Stoffer (183); 3.) Craig Treble (144); 4.) GT Tonglet (131); 5.) Andrew Hines (115); 6.) Antron Brown (111); 7.) Tie: Kurt Matte and Angelle Sampey (92); 9.) Tie: Chip Ellis and Gino Scali (88); and 10.) Ryan Schnitz (87).
The next event for Ellis and G Squared Motorsports is the 25th annual NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Ga. The event will be contested May 12-15.
G Squared Motorsports is a joint business venture between George Bryce and George Smith. G Squared Motorsports can be seen on the web at www.g2motorsports.net. G Squared Motorsports can also be reached by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. The S&S Cycle website can be viewed at www.sscycle.com.