Earl's Fast Qualifier 2006-06-12

A DOZEN EARL'S FQ POINT OPPORTUNITIES THIS WEEKEND Drivers earning top Earl's points in last weekend's action included Levi Jones and Tracy Hines (National Sprints), Josh Wise (National Midgets), Rick Hendrix (Western ...

A DOZEN EARL'S FQ POINT OPPORTUNITIES THIS WEEKEND

Drivers earning top Earl's points in last weekend's action included Levi Jones and Tracy Hines (National Sprints), Josh Wise (National Midgets), Rick Hendrix (Western Midgets), Damion Gardner (CRA Sprints), Bobby Michnowicz (California Focus), Jordan Noblitt (Midwest Focus) and James Robertson (Indiana Focus) and Chase Scott (Carolina/Virginia Focus).

Earl's points will be up for grabs this week in races at Sparta, Ky. (Silver Crown), Lima and Rossburg, Ohio (National Sprints), Tracy, Calif. (Western Sprints), Tracy, Calif. (Western Midgets), Santa Maria, Calif. (CRA Sprints), and South Bend, Ind., Oregon, Wis., Tracy, Calif., Shenandoah, Va., Oswego, N.Y. and Sun Prairie, Wis. (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 FQ 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-16; 2-Aaron Pierce-12; 3-Brian Tyler & Josh Wise-9; 4-Wayne Reutimann Jr. & Levi Jones-6

National Sprint Car: 1-Josh Wise-40; 2-Levi Jones-37; 3-Tracy Hines-27; 4-Bryan Clauson-23; 5-Dave Steele-21.

National Midget Car: 1-Jerry Coons Jr.-17 2-Bryan Clauson & Josh WIse-14; 4-Billy Wease-12; 5-Dave Steele & Bobby Santos III9

Western Sprint Car: 1-Mike Murgoitio & Tony Hunt-19; 3-Kody Swanson-15; 4-Bradley Galedrige-11; 5-Nick Green & Brian McClish-10.

Western Midget Car: 1-Jerome Rodela-38; 2-Michael Lewis, Garrett Hansen & Bradley Galedrige-17; 5-Ryan Kaplan-16.

CRA Sprint Car: 1-Damion Gardner-106; 2-Cory Kruseman-43; 3-Rickie Gaunt & Charles Davis Jr.-16; 5-Mike Spencer-15.

Midwest Ford Focus: 1-Tate Martz-19; 2-Craig Haack-15; 3-James Robertson-14; 4-Chett Gehrke & Jordan Noblitt-9.

Indiana Ford Focus: 1-James Robertson-21; 2-Tate Martz-14; 3-Zach Schiff-9; 4-Shannon McIntosh-9; 5-Casey Riggs & Ricky Ehrgott-6.

California Ford Focus: 1-Michael Faccinto-24; 2-Keith Janca-22; 3-Chris Veach-20; 4-Nic Faas, Nick Carlson & Bobby Michnowicz-19.

Carolina/Virginia Ford Focus: 1-Chase Scott-39; 2-Bradley Riethmeyer-33; 3-Aron Oakley-16; 4-Michael Sboro-13; 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.

--USAC--

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Series USAC
Drivers Michael Lewis , Ryan Scott , Tracy Hines , Dave Steele , Brian Tyler , Bud Kaeding , Cory Kruseman , Levi Jones , Aaron Pierce , Josh Wise , Wayne Reutimann , Bobby Santos III , Nick Green , Billy Wease , Charles Davis Jr. , Bryan Clauson , Ryan Kaplan , Mike Murgoitio , Jordan Noblitt , Damion Gardner , Chett Gehrke , Ryan Smith , Kody Swanson , Chase Scott , Ricky Ehrgott , Tony Hunt , Mike Spencer , Rick Hendrix , Garrett Hansen , Bobby Michnowicz , Nic Faas , Casey Riggs , Shannon McIntosh , Jerry Coons Jr.