Earl's fast qualifier 2004-07-26

Josh Wise is the new leader in the latest Earl's Plumbing fast qualifier standings in the Valvoline National Sprint Car and National Midget Car Series. He joins Dave Steele (Weld Racing Silver Crown), Bobby East (co-leader in ...

Josh Wise is the new leader in the latest Earl's Plumbing fast qualifier standings in the Valvoline National Sprint Car and National Midget Car Series. He joins Dave Steele (Weld Racing Silver Crown), Bobby East (co-leader in National Midget), Tony Hunt (Valvoline Western Sprint), Jerome Rodela (Western Midget) and Chris Rahe, Chase Scott and Rex Norris III (Ford Focus) as series leaders in the latest points.

Fast qualifiers this past week included Bobby East (Milwaukee Silver Crown), J.J. Yeley (Milwaukee Midget), Jon Stanbrough, Josh Wise, Brandon Petty and Levi Jones (National Sprints at Gas City, Lawrenceburg, Bloomington and Terre Haute, Ind.) and Garrett Hansen (Ventura, Calif. Western Midget).

Earl's points are up for grabs this week at Lincoln, Neb. (National/Western Midget) and Belleville, Kans. (National/Western Midget and Ford Focus Midget).

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-Bobby East-13; 4-Jerry Coons, Jr.-12; 5-Levi Jones-11.

Valvoline National Sprint Car: 1-Josh Wise-36; 2-Dave Steele-33; 2-Levi Jones-29; 4-Jay Drake-28; Jason McCord-27.

National Midget Car: 1-Josh Wise & Bobby East-44; 3-Dave Steele-34; 4-J.J. Yeley-28; 5-Dave Darland-25.

Valvoline Western Sprint Car: 1-Tony Hunt-48; 2-Michael Lewis-35; 3-Brian McClish-19; 4-Greg Taylor-18; 5-Chad Nichols-13.

Western Midget Car: 1-Jerome Rodela-72; 2-Garrett Hansen-52; 3-Steve Paden-42; 4-Johnny Rodriguez-24; 5-Michael Lewis-17.

California Ford Focus: 1-Chris Rahe-69; 2-Josh Lakatos-55; 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- Rex Norris III-49; 2-Tate Martz-42; 3-Jordan Noblitt-33; 4-Ronnie Wuerdeman-27; 5-Trenton Darland-24.

-USAC

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