CRA: Lefthander Challenge update 2002-09-04

Rookie Tim Phillips leads Lefthander Challenge with four races remaining. Salem, Ind. (September 4, 2002) - Kalamazoo, Michigan's Tim Phillips is the current leader of the Lefthander Challenge after 16 Sunoco Super Series events. Phillips, ...

Rookie Tim Phillips leads Lefthander Challenge with four races remaining.

Salem, Ind. (September 4, 2002) - Kalamazoo, Michigan's Tim Phillips is the current leader of the Lefthander Challenge after 16 Sunoco Super Series events. Phillips, currently 13th in Sunoco Super Series driver standings and second in the Hubler Group / Blake Carburetion Rookie Of The Year points, has a good lead with only four events remaining on the schedule.

The Lefthander Challenge is an award based upon the series driver, who is in the top fifteen in final season points, that overall advanced the most positions in the series 2002 events. Currently Phillips has advanced 78 positions during the first sixteen series events in 2002. Scott Wolfe is currently in second position in the Lefthander Challenge with 50 advanced positions, Junior Hanley is a distant third with 18 advanced positions.

The winner of the Lefthander Challenge will receive a 2002 Bare Offset Chassis from award sponsor Lefthander Chassis, which is sponsoring the award for the fifth season in a row. Prior winners of the Lefthander Challenge include two time Sunoco Super Series Champion Brian Ross, a two time award winner also. 2000 Series Champion and 2000 Rookie Of The Year Scott Hantz. Jim Crabtree was the award winner in 2001, and would be in the hunt this season, but a driver is not eligible to win the award two seasons in a row.

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