Earl's Fast Qualifier 2006-05-08

JONES, WISE, ROBERTSON TOP EARL'S PERFORMERS Drivers earning top Earl's points in last weekend's action included teammates Levi Jones and Josh Wise (National Sprints) and James Robertson (Indiana Ford Focus). ...

JONES, WISE, ROBERTSON TOP EARL'S PERFORMERS

Drivers earning top Earl's points in last weekend's action included teammates Levi Jones and Josh Wise (National Sprints) and James Robertson (Indiana Ford Focus).

Earl's points will be up for grabs this week in races at Terre Haute, Ind. and Kokomo, Ind. (National Sprints), Tracy, Calif. (Western Sprints, Midgets and California Pavement Focus Midgets), Perris, Calif. (CRA Sprints), Hickory, N.C. (Carolina/Virginia Focuses) and Oswego, N.Y. (Northeast Focuses).

Points are 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. When qualifying is not held for Ford Focus events, points are awarded based on a system of lineup points earned in the preliminary heats.

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. The Silver Crown GQ champ will receive $5,000, while National Sprint and Midget and Western Sprint and Midget and USAC/CRA FQ champs will receive $3,000 each. The Ford Focus FQ champs will each receive $500.

2006 Standings:

Silver Crown (K & N Engineering): 1-Bud Kaeding and Aaron Pierce-12; 3-Brian Tyler-9; 4-Wayne Reutimann Jr.-6; 5-P.J. Jones-4.

National Sprint Car: 1-Levi Jones-28; 2-Josh Wise-24; 3-Jay Drake-18; 4-Tracy Hines-15; 5-Jerry Coons Jr.-14.

National Midget Car: 1-Dave Steele-9; 2-Bobby East-6; 3-Michael Lewis-4; 4-Billy Wease-3; 5-Cole Carter-2.

Western Sprint Car: 1-Mike Murgoitio-18; 2-Nick Rescino Jr, Brian McClish, Kody Swanson & Tony Hunt-6.

Western Midget Car: 1-Michael Lewis-17; 2-Ryan Kaplan-12; 3-Bradley Galedrige-11; 4-Dave Steele & Jerome Rodela-9.

CRA Sprint Car: 1-Damion Gardner-67; 2-Cory Kruseman-29; 3-Johnny Herrera-12; 4-Mike Spencer & Tony Jones-11.

Midwest Ford Focus: N/A

Indiana Ford Focus: 1-James Robertson-9; 2-Casey Riggs-6; 3-Tate Martz-4; 4-Nick Hansen-3; 5-Laura Poorter-2.

California Ford Focus: 1-Nick Carlson-17; 2-Keith Janca-11; 3-Quintin Crye-10; 4-Brett Engstrom and Caitlin Shaw-9.

Carolina/Virginia Ford Focus: 1-Chase Scott-15; 2-Bradley Riethmeyer-12; 3-Aron Oakley & Terry Hall-6; 5-Michael Sboro-5.

Florida Ford Focus: 1-Ryan Smith-21; 2-Ryan Scott-18; 3-Craig Haack-15; 4-Ricky Ehrgott-13; 5-Terry Hall-11.

Northeast Ford Focus: 1-Ryan Smith-9; 2-Sean Carman-6; 3-Ryan Osborne-4; 4-Aaron Wall-3; 5-Jesse State-2.

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Series USAC
Drivers Michael Lewis , Ryan Scott , Tracy Hines , Dave Steele , Brian Tyler , Bud Kaeding , P.J. Jones , Tony Jones , Cory Kruseman , Jay Drake , Bobby East , Levi Jones , Aaron Pierce , Josh Wise , Wayne Reutimann , Cole Carter , Billy Wease , Ryan Kaplan , Mike Murgoitio , Damion Gardner , Ryan Smith , Kody Swanson , Chase Scott , Ricky Ehrgott , Caitlin Shaw , Tony Hunt , Mike Spencer , Casey Riggs , Jerry Coons Jr.