Hagen Holds on to Midget Power Rankings Lead

The Wheatley Chronicles – Volume III, No. 74

Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (August 24, 2015) – Darren Hagen continues to hold down the number one ranking in the latest release of the www.midgetmadness.com Midget Power Rankings.

The Riverside, CA, has a handful of wins among his 21 top-five finishes to hold a 53-point advantage over Christopher Bell for the top spot. Bell has topped the Midget Power Rankings over each of the past two years.

Bell is just four points ahead of Tanner Thorson for second with Spencer Bayston in fourth and Rico Abreu jumping a pair of positions to fifth after topping both USAC events in Pennsylvania last week

Several drivers have made the leap into the 25 including Cody Brewer, Matt Sherrell, Justin Peck, Brian Gard and Michael Faccinto

A look at the www.midgetmadness.com Midget Power Rankings Top 50 through August 23…

11Darren HagenRiverside, CA5413
22Christopher BellNorman, OK6360
33Tanner ThorsonMinden, NV3356
44Spencer BaystonLafayette, IN3352
57Rico AbreuRutherford, CA6328
65Bryan ClausonNoblesville, IN5298
76Andrew FelkerCarl Junction, MO3282
89Kevin Thomas, Jr.Cullman, AL3221
912Zach DaumPocahontas, IL1209
108Tyler ThomasCollinsville, OK1194
1110Jerry Coons, Jr.Tucson, AZ1181
1213Tracy HinesNew Castle, IN0174
1311Austin BrownMillstadt, IL0132
1423Frankie GuerriniSan Rafael, CA3109
1534Cody BrewerChoctaw, OK0106
1656Matt SherrellOwasso, OK292
1720Keith RauchDenver, CO591
1821Anton HernandezArlington, TX188
1928Justin PeckMonrovia, IN185
2015Steven DrevickiReading, PA081
2118Blake HahnSapulpa, OK080
2214Kyle SchuettUrbana, IL080
2316Trevor KobylarzBirdsboro, PA079
2445Brian GardKelseyville, CA175
2539Michael FaccintoHanford, CA274
2627Nick ChivelloManteca, CA174
2730Alex BrightCollegeville, PA073
2847Tucker KlaasmeyerPaola, KS072
2968Michelle DeckerGuthrie, OK072
3017Ronnie GardnerNorco, CA271
3119Ryan BernalHollister, CA070
3226Ryan GrethShartlesville, PA368
3342Gage WalkerIndianapolis, IN167
3441Chett GehrkeBroken Arrow, OK167
3522Kevin SwindellGermantown, TN067
3649Dave DarlandLincoln, IN067
3744Kevin BayerBixby, OK265
3831Andrew DealCaney, KS064
3953Davey RayDavenport, IA063
4046Jake NeumanNew Berlin, IL062
4124Danny StrattonRiverside, CA161
4225Kyle LarsonElk Grove, CA161
4384Tony RossiBrighton, CO260
4480Bob HarrArvada, CO060
4529Daryn PittmanOwasso, OK058
4662Ty HulseyOwasso, OK157
4735Daniel RobinsonWayne City, IL057
4832Nick WeanPhilipsburg, NJ056
4933Brad LoyetSunset Hills, MO055
5052David BudresBeloit, WI152

Features Completed: 99

Number of Different Winners: 52

Number of Drivers to Earn Points: 237

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A part of the recurring “The Wheatley Chronicles” series of articles on www.sprintcarmania.com, the Open Wheel Power Rankings are determined by cumulative points based on a sliding scale dependent upon car count at Sprint Car and Midget events across all sanctions and non-sanctions throughout North America.

The Wheatley Chronicles brings insight and highlights from all variety of racing series throughout the nation in 2015 and beyond along with the Open Wheel Power Rankings on a regular basis. Please send any comments, questions or advertising inquiries regarding The Wheatley Chronicles at www.sprintcarmania.com to Lonnie Wheatley at lonniewheatley@gmail.com.