KAEDING, WISE, COONS, HUNT, RODELA, GARDNER, MARTZ, ROBERTSON, FACCINTO, SCOTT & SMITH EARL'S LEADERS Drivers earning top Earl's points in last weekend's action included Bud Kaeding (Silver Crown), Josh Wise and Mat ...
KAEDING, WISE, COONS, HUNT, RODELA, GARDNER, MARTZ, ROBERTSON, FACCINTO, SCOTT & SMITH EARL'S LEADERS
Drivers earning top Earl's points in last weekend's action included Bud Kaeding (Silver Crown), Josh Wise and Mat Neely (National Sprints), Tony Hunt (Western Sprints), Kody Swanson (Western Midgets), David Cardey (CRA Sprints), Michael Faccinto (California Focus), Tate Martz (Midwest Focus) and Zach Schiff (Indiana Focus), Sean Carman (Northeast Focus) and Bradley Riethmeyer (Carolina/Virginia Focus).
Earl's points will be up for grabs this week in races at Richmond, Va. (Silver Crown and National Sprints), Bakersfield, Calif. (Western Midgets), Perris, Calif. (CRA Sprints), and Anderson Ind., Xenia, Ohio., Belmar, N.J. and Bakersfield, Calif. (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.
Silver Crown (K & N Engineering): 1-Bud Kaeding-25; 2-Brian Tyler-13; 3-Aaron Pierce & Wayne Reutimann Jr.-12; 5-Josh Wise-9.
National Sprint Car: 1-Josh Wise-51; 2-Levi Jones-37; 3-Tracy Hines-27; 4-Bryan Clauson-24; 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-Tony Hunt-28; 2-Mike Murgoitio-20; 3-Kody Swanson-19; 4-Nick Green-16; 5-Bradley Galedrige-14.
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-45; 3-Mike Spencer-19; 4-Rickie Gaunt & Charles Davis Jr.-16.
Midwest Ford Focus: 1-Tate Martz-28; 2-Craig Haack-17; 3-James Robertson-14; 4-Chett Gehrke-12; 5-Jordan Noblitt-9.
Indiana Ford Focus: 1-James Robertson-21; 2-Tate Martz & Zach Schiff-18; 4-Shannon McIntosh & Casey Riggs-8.
California Ford Focus: 1-Michael Faccinto-33; 2-Nic Faas-25; 3-Keith Janca-22; 4-Chris Veach-20; 5-Nick Carlson & Bobby Michnowicz-19.
Carolina/Virginia Ford Focus: 1-Chase Scott-45; 2-Bradley Riethmeyer-42; 3-Aron Oakley-19; 4-Michael Sboro-13; 5-Mark Burt-7.
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-22; 2-Sean Carman-19; 3-Aaron Wall-12; 4-Jeff Abold-10; 5-Nick Wean & Stephanie Stevens-9.