RJ Holds Beavers Stripes Power Rankings Lead as Magic Man Makes Move into Top Ten
The Wheatley Chronicles – Volume III, No. 65
Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (July 21, 2015) – Gunning for the number one ranking for the third year in a row, Phoenix shoe R.J. Johnson holds down the number one spot in the latest edition of the Beaver Stripes Non-Wing 360 Sprint Car Power Rankings.
With seven triumphs to his credit this season, Johnson has opened up a 50-point advantage after a top-ten run in recent USAC Southwest action at Las Cruces. With a runner-up finish in that Las Cruces event, Charles Davis, Jr., moved past Ryan Bernal for second.
The winner of that Southern New Mexico Speedway event on July 11, Yuma native Mike Martin made the jump from 16th up to ninth with Wisconsin’s Rob Caho, Jr., making the move into the top ten as well.
The current top 25…
|1||1||R.J. Johnson||Phoenix, AZ||7||192|
|2||3||Charles Davis, Jr.||Buckeye, AZ||1||142|
|3||2||Ryan Bernal||Hollister, CA||6||134|
|4||5||Matt Rossi||Peoria, AZ||1||130|
|5||4||Stevie Sussex||Tempe, AZ||2||120|
|6||6||Danny Faria, Jr.||Tipton, CA||1||112|
|7||7||Josh Pelkey||Peoria, AZ||0||105|
|8||10||Terry Schank, Jr.||Santa Rosa, CA||8||81|
|9||16||Mike Martin||Yuma, AZ||1||73|
|10||17||Rob Caho, Jr.||Wyoming, MN||4||70|
|11||8||Michael Colegrove||Peoria, AZ||0||69|
|12||9||Richard Vander Weerd||Visalia, CA||2||63|
|13||20||Brody Roa||Buena Park, CA||2||58|
|14||11||Jace Vander Weerd||Visalia, CA||0||58|
|15||12||Guy Woodward||Santa Clarita, CA||2||53|
|16-tie||13||Bud Kaeding||Campbell, CA||1||53|
|16-tie||22||Troy Rutherford||Ojai, CA||1||53|
|18||14||D.J. Johnson||Stockton, CA||0||53|
|19||19||Tim Alberding||Salem, OR||2||50|
|20||15||Landon Hurst||Riverdale, CA||0||48|
|21||27||Jimmy Kouba||Byron, MN||3||47|
|22||24||Chase Viebrock||New Richmond, WI||3||47|
|23||32||Brian Hosford||Gilbert, AZ||0||46|
|24||26||Kyle Smith||Moorpark, CA||2||44|
|25||18||Trey Marcham||Newcastle, OK||0||44|
Features Completed: 86
Number of Different Winners: 49
Number of Drivers to Earn Points: 146
Title sponsor of the Non-Wing 360 Sprint Car Power Rankings, Beaver Stripes Custom Graphics and Molding Supply is an Arizona supplier of automotive graphics, moldings and custom accessories. In business for more than 30 years, Beaver Stripes is actively involved in keeping the local racing action alive in the Phoenix and Arizona area with a strong interest in local car clubs, car shows and other vehicle related activity involving the community.
A sponsor of Canyon Speedway Park and Arizona Speedway, Beaver Stripes is located at 2389 W. McDowell Road in Phoenix for all your graphics needs and may be contacted at 602-289-8000 or 800-257-7835. More information is available at www.beaverstripes.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.