USCS Weekend race notes, points 2004-06-07

Gray Extends USCS National Point Lead with a First Aad Second Place Finish Over the Weekend FAYETTEVILLE, GA - Terry Gray of Bartlett, TN extended his United Sprint Car Series National point lead by driving his ...

Gray Extends USCS National Point Lead with a First Aad Second Place Finish Over the Weekend

FAYETTEVILLE, GA - Terry Gray of Bartlett, TN extended his United Sprint Car Series National point lead by driving his #10 Goodson Farms/Wendy's Maxim/Wesmar to a win and a second-place finish over the weekend. Gray now holds a 218-point lead in his quest for a fourth straight USCS National Championship.

The "Bartlett Bullet" took his fourth USCS win of the season on Saturday night at Columbus Speedway in Columbus, MS, and finished second on Friday night at North Alabama Speedway in Tuscumbia, AL. In 14 USCS races this season, Gray has 11 top five finishes, and 12 top ten finishes.

The next two USCS races will be held this weekend. Cherokee Super Speedway in Gaffney, SC will host the USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour this Saturday night, and then the winged outlaw sprint cars invade Rome Speedway in Rome, GA on Sunday night.

Danny Martin Jr. of Sarasota, FL is second in the USCS National point standings with seven top fives, and 11 top tens in 13 starts. Kenny Adams of Malabar, FL missed last weekend's USCS action with an off-track back injury, and is third in points 230 markers behind Martin. The "Malabar Missile" has five wins, eight top fives, nine top tens, and four poles in 11 starts.

R.J. Johnson of Wesley Chapel, FL is fourth in USCS National points and is the leading Rookie of the Year candidate. Johnson has closed to within 20 points of Adams. Brice Wrenn of Lexington, SC is fifth in the USCS National points chase with two top fives and eight top tens in 10 starts, all on dirt.

Tom Winegardner Jr. of Pierson, FL moved up to the sixth spot, followed by Bill Moore of Denver, NC, Butch Pendergrass of Winston-Salem, NC, Chad Allum of Kannapolis, NC, and Red Stauffer of Winter Park, FL.

<pre> USCS NATIONAL POINT STANDINGS THROUGH 6/5/04:

POS DRIVER POINTS 1 Terry Gray 2004 2 Danny Martin Jr. 1786 3 Kenny Adams 1556 4 R.J. Johnson (R) 1536 5 Brice Wrenn 1336 6 Tom Winegardner Jr. 1140 7 Bill Moore 898 8 Butch Pendergrass 894 9 Chad Allum 754 10 Red Stauffer 750 11 Marshall Skinner 694 12 Brian Thomas 668 13 Jim Raptis 648 14 Ben Basinger 624 15 Jimmy Taylor 620 16 Doug Gold 580 17 Doug Berryman 566 18 Joe Rebman 558 19 Curt Michael 542 20 Will Ragsdale 526 21 Jerry Jones 490 22 Ernie Ainsworth 438 23 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 428 24 Troy DeCaire (R) 410 25 Doug Day 406 26 Frank Neill 400 27 Brad Davis 394 28 Johnny Bridges 392 29 Jeremy Scott 388 30 Mike McElya 380 31 Kenny Coke 374 32 Tony Wilson 374 33 Tom Patterson 362 34 Scott Christian 346 35 Phil Mott 328 36 Chad Kemenah 294 37 Joey Saldana 290 38 Chris Hill 290 39 Scott Young (NC) 286 40 Don Townsend 282 41 Josh Weller 278 42 Sport Allen 276 43 Shane Stewart 276 44 Ryan Myers 274 45 Tony Stewart 266 46 Randy Helton 266 47 Daryl Smith 266 48 Jason Sides 260 49 Ray Bugg 260 50 Greg Wilson 258 51 Greg Merritt 258 52 Roland Johnson 258 53 Glen Styers 256 54 Brad Pake 252 55 Zack Chappell 252 56 Scott Young (AL) 252 57 Kelly Glass 250 58 Bobby Courtwright 248 59 Josh Harris 246 60 Bronzie Lawson 242 61 Skip Andrews 236 62 Cody Geldarg 234 63 Shane Nelson 230 64 Roger Rager 228 65 Aubrey Black 226 66 Bruce Cline 226 67 Dwight Kingry 226 68 Patrick Sullivan 222 69 Mike Chadd 218 70 Gene Lasker 216 71 Tony Bruce 202 72 Doug Auld 200 73 Tighe Schloss 200 74 Michael Smith 200 75 Matt Stegeman 200 76 Tom Winegardner Sr. 200 77 Bubba Clem 150 78 Sean Michael 148 79 Ted Williams 146 80 Wayne Reutimann 146 81 Lance Deweese 144 82 Greg Leonard 144 83 Paul Sides 144 84 Terry McCarl 142 85 Scott Bolden 142 86 Joey Aguilar 140 87 Mary Anne Williams 140 88 Mike Ward 138 89 Steven Graham 136 90 Ronnie Howard 136 91 Wayne Reutimann Jr. 134 92 Skeeter Faulconer 134 93 Danny Mercy 130 94 Darren Stewart 130 95 Joe Spencer 130 96 Tommy Nichols 124 97 Thomas McQueen 124 98 Chris Sutton 122 99 Nick Manikis 120 100 Doug Fitzwater 118 101 Frank Carlson 116 102 Terry Witherspoon 116 103 Buster Dickerson 116 104 John Hawk 114 105 Jimmy Mabe 114 106 Bryce Vowan 114 107 Lee Scrape 100 108 Jeff Shepard 100 109 David Thorman 100 110 Brian Smith 100 111 Clarence Cox 50 -uscs-

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Series Sprint
Drivers Tony Stewart , Michael Smith , Darren Stewart , Buster Dickerson , Brian Smith , Jason Sides , Joey Saldana , Shane Stewart , Wayne Reutimann , Kenny Adams , Ricky Stenhouse Jr. , Ted Williams , Greg Wil , Scott Young , Doug Day , R.J. Johnson , Chad Kemenah , Brian Thomas
Teams Williams