Spring National 410 Sprint Car poll results

Danny Lasoski narrowly edges Steve & Mark Kinser in Spring Sprint poll. KNOXVILLE, IOWA (APRIL 22, 2002) - Defending National Sprint Car Poll "Driver of the Year" Danny Lasoski of Higginsville, Missouri, is still the top-ranked sprint car ...

Danny Lasoski narrowly edges Steve & Mark Kinser in Spring Sprint poll.

KNOXVILLE, IOWA (APRIL 22, 2002) - Defending National Sprint Car Poll "Driver of the Year" Danny Lasoski of Higginsville, Missouri, is still the top-ranked sprint car driver in the nation, according to the poll's voting panel of manufacturers, media members, promoters and sanctioning officials. Lasoski, pilot of Tony Stewart's Hamm America sprinter, earned eleven of the twenty-six (26) first-place ballots cast. Hoosiers Steve and Mark Kinser each received seven first place votes and were ranked second and third, respectively, in the spring edition of the poll just behind "the Dude.". Keith Kauffman of Central Pennsylvania also received one first place vote.

Behind Lasoski, the current World of Outlaws (WoO) point leader, and the Kinser cousins are Craig Dollansky of Minnesota, Lance Dewease of Pennsylvania, East Bay Nationals winner Tim Shaffer of Western Pennsylvania, Joey Saldana of Indiana, Californian Brad Furr, and Keystone State residents Stevie Smith and Kauffman, respectively.

The National 410 Sprint Car Poll is an official awards program of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Foundation, Inc. Other polls include the National 360 Sprint Car Poll, the National Non-Winged Sprint Car Poll, and the Australian National Sprintcar Poll.

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Rank Driver (First Place Votes) Hometown/State Points

    1.   Danny Lasoski       (11)    Higginsville, MO    1,750
    2.   Steve Kinser        ( 7)    Bloomington, IN     1,518
    3.   Mark Kinser         ( 7)    Oolitic, IN         1,450
    4.   Craig Dollansky             Elk River, MN         466
    5.   Lance Dewease               Mount Alto, PA        434
    6.   Tim Shaffer                 Aliquippa, PA         395
    7.   Joey Saldana                Brownsburg, IN        383
    8.   Brad Furr                   Dublin, CA            301
    9.   Stevie Smith                New Oxford, PA        297
   10.   Keith Kauffman      ( 1)    Mifflintown, PA       291
   11.   Jac Haudenschild            Wooster, OH           196
   12.   Fred Rahmer                 Salfordville, PA      179
   13.   Greg Hodnett                Arlington, TN         165
   14.   Donny Schatz                Fargo, ND             157
   15.   Kenny Jacobs                Holmesville, OH        96
   16.   Tyler Walker                Santa Clarita, CA      59
   17.   Chad Kemenah                Findlay, OH            52
   18.   Randy Hannagan              Pittsboro, IN          47
   19.   Daryn Pittman               Owasso, OK             39
   20.   Jason Meyers                Fresno, CA             30
   21.   Johnny Herrera              Higley, AZ             27
   22.   Brent Kaeding               Campbell, CA           23
   23.   Gary Wright                 Hooks, TX              22
   24.   Terry McCarl                Pleasant Hill, IA      18
   tie   Paul McMahan                Bristol, IN            18
   tie   Jeff Shepard                Upperco, MD            18

Also receiving multiple votes: Don Droud (Jr.), Blake Feese, Don Kreitz (Jr.), Greg Wilson, Danny Wood.

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Series Sprint , USAC , World of Outlaws
Drivers Tony Stewart , Tim Shaffer , Brad Furr , Mark Kinser , Danny Lasoski , Donny Schatz , Steve Kinser , Blake Feese , Craig Dollansky , Kenny Jacobs , Tyler Walker , Daryn Pittman , Jason Meyers , Joey Saldana , Paul McMahan , Randy Hannagan , Greg Wil , Jac Haudenschild , Johnny Herrera , Chad Kemenah