RJ Johnson Leads Beaver Stripes Non-Wing 360 Power Rankings

The Wheatley Chronicles – Volume III, No. 75

Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (August 25, 2015) – With the Third Annual USAC Southwest “Freedom Tour” in the books, R.J. Johnson continues to hold down the number one spot in the Beaver Stripes Non-Wing 360 Sprint Car Power Rankings.

While Johnson finished off the Freedom Tour by capturing his eighth victory of the season in the final at Dodge City Raceway Park, his lead has been trimmed to 36 points by fellow Arizona driver Charles Davis, Jr.

Davis, Jr., posted three Freedom Tour podium finishes including a win in the opener at Lawton.

Ryan Bernal is another 30 points back in third with Danny Faria, Jr., and Stevie Sussex rounding out the current top five.

The current top 25 through August 23…

BeaverStripes 225

11R.J. JohnsonPhoenix, AZ8245
22Charles Davis, Jr.Buckeye, AZ2209
33Ryan BernalHollister, CA6179
46Danny Faria, Jr.Tipton, CA3156
55Stevie SussexTempe, AZ3140
64Matt RossiPeoria, AZ1134
77Josh PelkeyPeoria, AZ0116
89Mike MartinYuma, AZ2115
910Rob Caho, Jr.Wyoming, MN6100
108Terry Schank, Jr.Santa Rosa, CA1099
1112Richard Vander WeerdVisalia, CA299
1216Bud KaedingCampbell, CA181
1317Troy RutherfordOjai, CA170
1411Michael ColegrovePeoria, AZ069
1519Tim AlberdingSalem, OR267
1654Brady BaconBroken Arrow, OK167
1718D.J. JohnsonStockton, CA066
1825Trey MarchamNewcastle, OK066
1921Jimmy KoubaByron, MN465
2014Jace Vander WeerdVisalia, CA065
2113Brody RoaBuena Park, CA264
2226Klint SimpsonSanta Rosa, CA363
2332Shon DeskinsWaddell, AZ062
2422Chase ViebrockNew Richmond, WI459
2536Johnny Parsons IIIOwatonna, MN356

Features Completed: 110

Number of Different Winners: 56

Number of Drivers to Earn Points: 171

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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 lonniewheatley@gmail.com.