SCRA-1996 Final Statistics (long)

Sprint Car Racing Association Final 1996 Statistics Driver Points Standings Pos Car Driver Home Town Starts Points 1. 2 Ron Shuman Tempe AZ 35 2121 2. 50 Richard Griffin Silver City NM...

Sprint Car Racing Association Final 1996 Statistics

Driver Points Standings

Pos Car Driver Home Town Starts Points 1. 2 Ron Shuman Tempe AZ 35 2121 2. 50 Richard Griffin Silver City NM 35 2070 3. 3 Rip Williams Yorba Linda CA 33 1875 4. 211 J.J. Yeley Phoenix AZ 34 1766 5. 12 Steve Ostling Cerritos CA 35 1614 6. 17 Jeremy Sherman Phoenix AZ 35 1481 7. 98 Verne Sweeny Lomita CA 35 1436 8. 4 Mike Kirby Lomita CA 25 1319 9. 21 Bobby Michnowicz Harbor City CA 31 1246 10. 89 Mike English Norwalk CA 32 1222 11. 4 Troy Cline Hawthorne CA 30 1196 12. 45 Cory Kruseman Ventura CA 25 1185 13. 57 Ron DiDonato Riverside CA 31 1183 14. 19 Rodney Argo El Segundo CA 30 1091 15. 7 Rickie Gaunt Torrance CA 26 943 16. 48 Lee Brewer, Jr Lomita CA 16 755 17. 83 John Scott Hesperia CA 25 742 18. 26 Scotty Burns Mentone CA 31 690 19. 37 Cary Faas Peoria AZ 16 532 20. 23 Jerry Coons, Jr Tucson AZ 14 531 21. 18 Marc Hart Ventura CA 25 439 22. Jerry Meyer Chino CA 14 416 23. 41 Tony Jones Indianapolis, IN 12 383 24. 53 Cal Smith Montclair CA 29 343 25. 38 Gary W. Howard R.Cucamonga CA 10 292 26. 99 Dale Cross Clovis CA 9 286 27. 97 Steve Venard Tustin CA 23 266 28. 70 Eric Wilkins Peoria AZ 5 263 29. 95 Keith Williamson Pomona CA 20 260 30. Steve Alexander Torrance CA 21 247 31. 42 Dwight Cheney Temple City CA 27 236 32. 47 Jimmy May Oxnard CA 12 189 33. 16 Tom Ball Alburquerque NM 15 201 34. 58 Jim Giardina Riverside CA 14 154 35. 55 Mike Knopf Santa Maria CA 8 152 36. Bob Meli Ontario CA 8 136 37. 74 Mike Boat Peoria AZ 7 130 38. 22 Paul Hewlett Simi Valley CA 9 127 39. 77 Jay Drake Canyon Country CA 4 122 40. Gary A. Howard Anaheim CA 4 112 41. 52 Gene Manhire Fresno CA 6 109 42. 15 Billy Boat Glendale AZ 6 99 43. 15X Richard Harvey,Jr Hanford CA 5 91 44. 25 D.J. Ruth Las Vegas NV 8 71 45. 73 Sid Carlson San Diego CA 9 62 46. 56 Ed Patterson, Jr Ventura CA 6 62 47. 81 Danny Ent Big Bear City CA 5 60 48. 121 Micheal Smith Trona CA 4 55 49. 67 Les Hawkins Lake Forest CA 4 49 50. Bobby Marcum Cottonwood AZ 4 47 51. 67 Adam Mitchell Escondido CA 7 38 52. 61 Rick Byler Phoenix AZ 4 37 53. 27 Rick Ziehl Las Cruces NM 3 37 54. 24 Troy Newsome Fresno CA 1 23 55. 29 John Abeytia Santa Maria CA 3 19

Owner Point Standings

Pos Car Owner Hometown Points

1. 50 Ron Chaffin Madera CA 2070 2. 2 Skip Schuck 2069 3. 3 Sharon Jory 1953 4. 7 Jack Yeley Phoenix AZ 1675 5. 12 Bill Pratt 1614 6. 4 Brad/Nancy Geurin 1595 7. 98 Verne Sweeney Lomita CA 1481 8. 17 Dorothy Bergman Phoenix AZ 1436 9. 45 Harlan Willis Ventura CA 1399 10. 21 Bob Michnowicz Harbor City CA 1187 11. 57 Ron DiDonato Riverside CA 1183 12. 11 Troy Cline Hawthorne CA 1091 13. 19 Don Argo El Segundo CA 1063 14. 48 Cowherd Racing 911 15. 33 Blairs Performance 827 16. 8 Mike Hasebe Hanford CA 772 17. 83 John Scott 739 18. 26 Teknidyne Mentone CA 690 19. 23 Jerry Coons, Jr Tucson AZ 531 20. 77 Bruce Fischer 530 21. 89 Mark Alexander Torrance CA 489 22. 37 Cary Faas Peoria AZ 354 23. 53 B. Pratt 313 24. 18 Hart/Smith 320 25. 99 Dale Cross Clovis CA 286 26. 97 Venard/Vest Tustin CA 266 27. 95 Keith Williamson Pomona CA 260 28. 41 Larry Henry 240 29. 42 Dwight Cheney Temple City CA 236 30. 47 Jimmy May Oxnard CA 235 31. 38 Bill Jones 221 32. 16 Mach II Racing Alburquerque NM 209 33. 14 B.J. Racing Las Vegas NV 208 34. 70 Bob Smith 200 35. 92 Tom/Lauri Sertich Huntington Beach CA 183 36. 211 Andy Morales 183 37. 58 Dr. James Giardina Riverside CA 154 38. 55 Mike Knopf Ventura 152 39. 91SM Lowell Carsten 151 40. 22 Bran-n-Mindy 127 41. 74 Mike Boat Peoria AZ 124 42. 52 Gene Manhire Fresno CA 109 43. 111 Paul Norbury 106 44. 15 John Lawson 99 45. 76 J. J. Yeley Phoenix AZ 92 46. 15X Richard Harvey, Jr Hanford CA 91 47. 67 Al & Elgin Freeman 87 48. 25 Jim Ruth Riverside CA 77 49. 73 Sid Carlson San Diego CA 62 50. 121 Micheal Smith Trona CA 55 51. 56 Ed Patterson, Jr 45 52. 71 Dale Meli 41 53. 27 Don/Gussie Urgo 37 54. 61 Rick Byler 37

Feature Race Winners

Date Location Driver Owner Car Laps 2/03 Manzanita Spdy Billy Boat 3/23 Manzanita Spdy Richard Griffin Chaffin 50 30 3/30 Perris Auto Spdy J.J. Yeley Yeley 7 30 4/13 Perris Auto Spdy Mike Kirby Geurin 4 30 4/20 Manzanita Spdy Cory Kruseman Willis 45 30 4/27 Perris Auto Spdy Rip Williams Jory 3 30 5/04 Ventura Raceway Mke Kirby Geurin 4 30 5/11 Perris Auto Spdy J.J. Yeley Yeley 7 30 5/18 Santa Maria Spdy Rip Williams Jory 3 30 5/25 Perris Auto Spdy J.J. Yeley Yeley 7 30 6/01 Ventura Raceway J.J. Yeley Yeley 7 30 6/08 Perris Auto Spdy Rip Williams Jory 3 30 6/15 Santa Maria Spdy Richard Griffin Chaffin 50 30 6/22 Manzanita Spdy Richard Griffin Chaffin 50 30 6/29 Ventura Raceway Rip Williams Jory 3 30 7/04 Perris Auto Spdy Cory Kruseman Willis 45 30 7/06 Bakersfield Spdy Cory Kruseman Willis 45 30 7/12 Perris Auto Spdy Richard Griffin Chaffin 50 30 7/20 Manzanita Spdy Cory Kruseman Willis 45 30 7/27 Santa Maria Spdy Rip Williams Jory 3 30 8/03 Perris Auto Spdy Rip Williams Jory 3 30 8/09 Kings Speedway Rip Williams Jory 3 30 8/16 Ventura Raceway Cory Kruseman Willis 45 30 8/17 Perris Auto Spdy Troy Cline Cline 11 30 8/24 Perris Auto Spdy Rip Williams Jory 3 30 8/31 Perris Auto Spdy Rip Williams Jory 3 15 9/07 Bakersfield Spdy Rip Williams Jory 3 30 9/14 Perris Auto Spdy Rodney Argo Argo 19 30 9/21 Perris Auto Spdy Rip Williams Jory 3 30 9/28 Mohave Valley Rwy J.J. Yeley Yeley 7 30 10/12 Ventura Raceway Rip Williams Jory 3 30 10/26 Ventura Raceway Jeremy Sherman Bergman 17 30 11/09 Perris Auto Spdy Lee Brewer, Jr Cowherd 48 30 11/16 Bakersfield Spdy Richard Griffin Chaffin 50 40 11/23 Perris Auto Spdy Ron Shuman Shuck 2 40

Semi-Main Event Winners

Drivers Verne Sweeny 5 Mike English 4 Rip Williams 3 Cory Kruseman 3 Steve Ostling 3 Bobby Michnowicz 2 Jeremy Sherman 2 Mike Kirby 2 J.J. Yeley 2 Rickie Steve Alexander 1 Bob Ream Jr. 1 Scotty Burns 1 Richard Griffin 1 Ron Shuman 1 Jerry Coons, Jr. 1 Lee Brewer, Jr. 1

Owners Verne Sweeny #98 5 Sh Bill Pratt #12 3 Harlan Willis #45 3 Dorothy Bergman #17 2 Bruce Fischer #77 2 Brad/Nancy Geurin #4 2 Bob Michnowicz #21 2 Mark Alexander #98 2 Jordan Bros #44 Mike Hasebe 48 1 Bill Thompson #15A 1 Jack Yeley #7 1 Tekinidyne #26 1 Ron Chaffin #50 1 Jerry Coons, Jr. #23 1 Cowherd Racing #48 1

Heat Race Winners

Drivers Griffin 1 J.J. Yeley 12 Ron Shuman 10 Jeremy Sherman 9 Rip Williams 8 Troy Cline 8 Mik Ron DiDonato 7 Bobby Michnowicz 7 Steve Ostling 6 Rodney Argo 6 Verne Sweeney 3 Car John Scott 3 Dale Cross 3 Scotty Burns 2 Jerry Meyer 2 Rickie Gaunt 2 Gar Bob Meli 2 Billy Boat 2 Keith Williamson 2 Cory Kruseman 2 Mike English 2 Lee Tony Jones 1 Mike Boat 1 Jimmy May 1 Kevin Thomas 1 Tony Smiley 1

Owners Jack Yeley #7 & 76 13 Ron Chaffin #50 13 Skip Shuck #2 Dorothy Bergman #17 9 Sharon Jory #3 8 Brad/Nancy Geurin #4 8 Troy Cline #11 7 Ron DiDonato#57 7 Bob Michnowicz #21 7 Bill Pratt #12 6 Don Argo #19 Harlan Willis #45 3 Verne Sweeney #98 3 John Scott #83 Dale Cross #99 3 Blair's Performance #33 3 Teknidyne #26 2 Tom/Lauri Sertich #92 2 Mike Hasebe #8 2 Cary Faas #37 2 John Keith Williamson #95 2 Cowherd Racing #48 2 Vaughn Moody #111 1 Bill Jones #38 1 Larry Henry #41 1 Lowell Carsten #91SM 1 Dale Meli #71 Mike Boat #74 1 Jimmy May #47 1 Tony Smiley #24AZ 1

Best Passing Awards

Date Location D 02/03 Manzanita Spdy Billy Boat Lawson 1 03/23 Manzanita Spdy Richard Griffin Chaffin 03/30 Perris Auto Spdy Rodney Argo Argo Ron Schuman Yeley 04/13 Perris Auto Spdy Rip Williams Jory 04/20 Manzanita Spdy Jeremy Sherman Bergman Mike Kirby Guerin 04/27 Perris Auto Spdy Jeremy Sherman Bergman 05/04 Ventura Raceway Steve Ostling Pratt Bobby Michnowicz Michnowicz Gary W. Howard B.J. Racing 05/11 Perris Auto Spdy Rickie Gaunt Hasebe Jerry Coon Jr. Coons Jr. 05/18 Santa Maria Spdy Rodney Argo Argo 05/25 Perris Auto Spdy J.J. Yeley Yeley 06/01 Ventura Raceway Ron DiDanato DiDonato 5 Paul Hewlett Bran&Mindy 2 06/08 Perris Auto Spdy Mike Kirby Guerin 4 16th-4th Rickie Gaunt Hasebe 8 21st-9th 06/15 Santa Maria Spdy Marc Hart Hart/Smith 18 16th-10th 06/22 Manzanita Spdy 06/29 Ventura Racew 07/04 Perris Auto S 07/06 Bakersfield S 07/12 Perris Auto S 07/20 Manzanita Spd 07/27 Santa Maria Spdy Lee Brewer, Jr. CowherdRacing 48 15th-6th 08/03 Perris Auto Spdy Bobby Michnowicz Michnowicz 08/09 Kings Speedway Billy Boat Lawson 15 17th-6th 08/16 Ventura Raceway Rodney Argo Argo 08/17 Perris Auto Spdy Tom Ball Mach II Racing 16 21st-13th 08/24 Perris Auto Spdy Rodney Argo Argo 08/31 Perris Auto S 09/07 Bakersfield S 09/14 Perris Auto S 09/21 Perris Auto S 09/28 Mohave Valley 10/12 Ventura Raceway Jeremy Sherman Bergman 17 10th-2nd 10/26 Ventura Raceway Rip Williams Jory 3 12th-5th 11/09 Perris Auto Spdy Lee Brewer, Jr. CowherdRacing 48 9th-1st 11/16 Bakersfield Spdy Rodney Argo Argo 11/23 Perris Auto Spdy Mi

JE Piston's Passing Masters Dash Wins

Drivers J.J. Yeley 6 Troy Cline 4 Richard Griffin 4 Mike Kirby 3 Rip Williams 3 Cory Kruseman 3 Ron DiDonato 3 Lee Brewer, Jr 3 Ron Shuman 2 Jack Hewitt 1 Jeremy Sherman 1 Cary Faas 1 Steve Ostling 1

Owners Jack Ye Troy Cline #11 4 Ron Chaffin #50 4 Brad/Nanc Sha Harlan Willis #45 Ron DiDonato #57 3 Cowherd Racing #48 3 Skip Shuck #2 2 Bob Dorothy Bergman #17 1 Cary Faas #37 1 Bill Pratt #12 1 Andy Morales #211 1

Top Five Finishes

Richard Griffin 23 Ron Shuman 23 Rip Williams 20 J.J. Yeley 16 Mike Kirby 14 Steve Ostling 13 Cory Kruseman 11 Troy Cline 9 Jeremy Sherman 7 Mike English 6 Verne Sweeney 4 Lee Brewer, Jr. 5 Rodney Argo 3 Ron DiDonato 3 Cary Faas 3 Rickie Gaunt 3 Bobby Michnowicz 3 Tony Jones 2 Jerry Coons,Jr 2 Jerry Coons, JR 2 Eric Wilkins 2 Dale Cross 1 Billy Boat 1 Joh

Feature Laps Lead (1055 Run)

Rip Williams 253 J.J. Yeley 182 Cory Kruseman 103 Richard Griffin 97 Ron Shuman 91 Mike Kirby 58 Cary Faas 38 Rodney Argo 34 Billy Boat 33 Lee Brewer, Jr. 27 Jerry Coons, Jr. 27 Troy Cline 24 Steve Ostling 23 Bobby Michnowicz 21 Mike English 15 Jeremy Sherman 10 Verne Sweeney 4 Rickie Gaunt 4 Eric Wilkins 3 Ron DiDonato 2

Point Leaders

Richard Griffin 2/3 - 4/13 (3 races) Mike Kirby 4/13 - 5/18 (5 races) Ron Shuman 5/18 - 7/6 (8 races) Richard Griffin 7/6 - 7/12 (1 race) Ron Shuman 7/12 - 8/24 (7 races) Richard Griffin 8/24 - 11/23 (10 races) Ron Shuman 11/23

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Series Sprint
Drivers Billy Boat , J.J. Yeley , Jack Hewitt , Tony Jones , Cory Kruseman , Richard Griffin , Jay Drake , Troy Cline , Mike Boat , Rick Ziehl , Jerry Coons , John Scott , Rip Williams , Mike English , Bob Ream Jr. , Bobby Michnowicz
Teams Williams