Earl's Fast Qualifier 2004-07-19

Steele, Wise, Hunt, Rodela, Rahe, Scott & Martz Lead Earl's FQ Standings Seven different drivers are currently leading Earl's Plumbing Fast Qualifier standings in USAC racing series, eyeing year-end cash bonuses. ...

Steele, Wise, Hunt, Rodela, Rahe, Scott & Martz Lead Earl's FQ Standings

Seven different drivers are currently leading Earl's Plumbing Fast Qualifier standings in USAC racing series, eyeing year-end cash bonuses.

Drivers posting fast qualifying times in USAC events this past week included Levi Jones, Dave Darland and Tony Elliott (Valvoline National Sprint Cars), Greg Taylor and Michael Lewis (Valvoline Western Sprint Cars), Jerome Rodela (Western Midgets), Chase Scott (Carolina/Virginia Fords Focus) and Josh Lakatos (California Ford Focus).

Earl's points this week will be distributed to participants in USAC's Weld Racing Silver Crown Series (Milwaukee, WI), Valvoline National Sprint Car Series (Gas City, Lawrenceburg, Bloomington and Terre Haute, IN), National Midget Car Series (Milwaukee, WI), Valvoline Western Sprint Car Series (Salt Lake City, UT), Western Midget Series (Ventura, CA) and Ford Focus Series (Lakeville and Orrville, OH and Ventura, CA).

Points are traditionally awarded at each USAC event based on an international system awarding the top-six qualifiers with points in the following scale: 1st-9. 2nd-6, 3rd-4, 4th-3, 5th-2, 6th-1.

Each USAC National, Western and Ford Focus Midget Car Earl's Plumbing FQ Champion will be honored at USAC's Champions Night ceremony in Indianapolis in December. The National and Western FQ champs will receive $5,000 each, while the Ford Focus FQ champs will each receive $1,500.

2004 Standings:

Weld Racing Silver Crown:
1-Dave Steele-31
2-Dane Carter-22
3-Jerry Coons, Jr.-12
4-Levi Jones-11
5-Jon Stanbrough & Jason McCord-10.

Valvoline National Sprint Car:
1-Dave Steele-33
2-Jay Drake-28
3-Jason McCord & Josh Wise-27
5-Bobby East-26.

National Midget Car:
1-Josh Wise-44
2-Bobby East-38
3-Dave Steele-30
4-Dave Darland-25
5-J.J. Yeley-19.

Valvoline Western Sprint Car:
1-Tony Hunt-39
2-Michael Lewis-34
3-Brian McClish-19
4-Greg Taylor-18
5-Chad Nichols-13.

Western Midget Car:
1-Jerome Rodela-66
2-Garrett Hansen-43
3-Steve Paden-42
4-Johnny Rodriguez-21
5-Michael Lewis-17.

California Ford Focus:
1-Chris Rahe-65
2-Josh Lakatos-46
3-Bradley Galedrige-44
4-Bobby Michnowicz-26
5-Nick Morago-24.

Carolina/Virginia Ford Focus:
1-Chase Scott-43
2-Sam Beam-25
3-Danny Bopp-17
4-Kevin Conway & Mike Ward-16.

Midwest Ford Focus:
1-Tate Martz-42
2-Rex Norris III-40
3-Jordan Noblitt-32
4-Ronnie Wuerdeman-27
5-Trenton Darland & Ryan Litt-21.

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Series USAC
Drivers Michael Lewis , Dave Darland , J.J. Yeley , Dave Steele , Tony Elliott , Jay Drake , Johnny Rodriguez , Bobby East , Dane Carter , Levi Jones , Jason McCord , Josh Wise , Jon Stanbrough , Kevin Conway , Chris Rahe , Josh Lakatos , Chase Scott , Tony Hunt , Garrett Hansen , Bobby Michnowicz