GARDNER CONTINUES INCREDIBLE FQ STREAK, NOW 10-FOR-11! Drivers earning top Earl's points in last weekend's action included Josh Wise (Silver Crown), Dave Steele (National Sprints), Bobby Santos III (National Midgets),...
GARDNER CONTINUES INCREDIBLE FQ STREAK, NOW 10-FOR-11!
Drivers earning top Earl's points in last weekend's action included Josh Wise (Silver Crown), Dave Steele (National Sprints), Bobby Santos III (National Midgets), Garrett Hansen and Johnny Rodriguez (Western Midgets), Jeff Gardner (CRA Sprints), James Robertson (Midwest Focus), Jeff Abold (Northeast Focus) and Nic Faas (California Focus).
Earl's points will be up for grabs this week in races at Knoxville, Iowa (National Midgets), Madera, Calif. (Western Sprints), Ventura, Calif. (CRA Sprints), and New Castle, Ind., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Madera, Calif. and Chemung, N.Y. (Ford 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.
Silver Crown (K & N Engineering): 1-Bud Kaeding-16; 2-Aaron Pierce-12; 3-Brian Tyler & Josh Wise-9; 4-Wayne Reutimann Jr. & Levi Jones-6
National Sprint Car: 1-Levi Jones & Josh Wise-28; 3-Dave Steele-21; 4-Jay Drake & Tracy Hines-18.
National Midget Car: 1-Billy Wease-12; 2-Dave Steele & Bobby Santos III-9; 4-Bryan Clauson-7; 5-3-Bobby East & Jay Drake-6.
Western Sprint Car: 1-Mike Murgoitio-19; 2-Tony Hunt & Nick Green-10; 4-Kody Swanson-9; 5-Bradley Galedrige-8.
Western Midget Car: 1-Jerome Rodela-34; 2-Michael Lewis & Bradley Galedrige-17; 4-Ryan Kaplan & Garrett Hansen-16.
CRA Sprint Car: 1-Damion Gardner-94; 2-Cory Kruseman-33; 3-Rickie Gaunt-16; 4-Mike Spencer-14; 5-Johnny Herrera, Charles Davis Jr. & Evan Suggs-12.
Midwest Ford Focus: 1-Craig Haack-15; 2-James Robertson-13; 3-Tate Martz-9; 4-Casey Riggs & Alison MacLeod-4.
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-Keith Janca-22; 3-Chris Veach-19; 3-Nick Carlson-17; 4-Monte Faccinto-15; 5-Nic Faas-13.
Carolina/Virginia Ford Focus: 1-Chase Scott-30; 2-Bradley Riethmeyer-27; 3-Aron Oakley-12; 4-Michael Sboro-10; 5-Terry Hall-6.
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-18; 2-Sean Carman-10; 3-Nick Wean & Jeff Abold-9; 5-Stephanie Stevens-7.