Schatz Pads STIDA Winged 410 Power Rankings Lead

The Wheatley Chronicles – Volume III, No. 82

Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (September 23, 2015) – With his North American win total for the year up to 29, Donny Schatz continues to hold a commanding lead in the latest STIDA Winged 410 Sprint Car Power Rankings.

Schatz’ advantage in STIDA Power Rankings has surpassed the 300 point mark, with the North Dakota driver 313 points ahead of PA Posse rep Greg Hodnett. Hodnett has an even 1,000 points after collecting his 17th 410-ci win of the year on Sunday night at Susquehanna Speedway Park.

Hodnett is just 59 points ahead of Shane Stewart in the race for second with Kerry Madsen another 51 points back in fourth. Only 20 points separate the four drivers ranked from fourth to seventh; Kerry Madsen, Danny Lasoski, Joey Saldana and Danny Dietrich.

The rest of the top ten includes All Star points leader Dale Blaney and WoO shoes Paul McMahan and Brad Sweet.

A look at the STIDA Winged 410 Power Rankings top 100 through September 20…


11Donny SchatzFargo, ND291331
22Greg HodnettThomasville, PA171000
33Shane StewartBixby, OK11941
44Kerry MadsenSt. Marys, NSW4890
55Danny LasoskiDover, MO14880
66Joey SaldanaBrownsburg, IN2873
77Danny DietrichGettysburg, PA15870
88Dale BlaneyHartford, OH15819
99Paul McMahanElk Grove, CA3783
1010Brad SweetGrass Valley, CA5765
1111Daryn PittmanOwasso, OK6752
1212Lucas WolfeMechanicsburg, PA4639
1314Brent MarksMyerstown, PA3591
1413Brian MontiethPhoenixville, PA8572
1515Terry McCarlAltoona, IA7547
1616Cody DarrahRed Lion, PA4495
1720Ian MadsenSydney, NSW0484
1817Chad KemenahAlvada, OH3456
1918Greg WilsonBenton Ridge, OH3448
2023Tim KaedingSan Jose, CA3443
2132Sheldon HaudenschildWooster, OH5429
2222David GravelWatertown, CT0429
2330Mark DobmeierGrand Forks, ND11427
2428Brian BrownGrain Valley, MO3427
2524Aaron OttEast Berlin, PA2419
2627Dusty ZomerBrandon, SD5410
2731Lance DeweaseFayetteville, PA1409
2819Stevie SmithNew Oxford, PA8402
2921Rico AbreuRutherford, CA6389
3029Tim ShafferAliquippa, PA2379
3125Byron ReedMonclova, OH2373
3226Jason SidesBartlett, TN1357
3334Cap HenryBellevue, OH3336
3435Bill BalogFairbanks, AK6332
3541Cole DuncanLockbourne, OH4325
3636Ryan SmithKunkletown, PA3323
3733Alan KrimesDenver, PA2311
3837Bryan ClausonNoblesville, IN1310
3949Brad LoyetSunset Hills, MO3308
4045Cory HaasYork, PA1272
4144Wade NygaardGrand Forks, ND4268
4238Steve BuckwalterRoyersford, PA3261
4348Sammy SwindellGermantown, TN2253
4447Dean JacobsWooster, OH2249
4551Austin PierceGrand Forks, ND2245
4639Parker Price-MillerKokomo, IN4240
4743Justin HendersonSioux Falls, SD4238
4842Danny HoltgraverPittsburgh, PA1233
4940Steve KinserBloomington, IN2224
5053Kyle HirstLoomis, CA4218
5154Jason JohnsonEunice, LA0215
5260Logan SchuchartHanover, PA0212
5346James McFaddenOrmeau, AUS1210
5464Jack Sodeman, Jr.N. Jackson, OH3207
5555Stuart BrubakerFremont, OH4200
5652Craig MintzGibsonburg, OH3200
5759Chris AndrewsSandusky, OH2200
5869Austin HogueDover, PA1199
5961Jeremy SchultzBeaver Dam, WI3198
6062Jonathan AllardChico, CA6196
6150Jamie VealWarnambool, AUS0194
6268Tommy Worley, Jr.Bismarck, MO7191
6374Jerrod HullSikeston, MO2191
6463Ben SchmidtHowards Grove, WI2188
6556Brandon MatusWampum, PA1188
6657Kraig KinserBloomington, IN0183
6772Scotty NeitzelBeaver Dam, WI1181
6875Lynton JeffreyPrairie City, IA0180
6958Bud KaedingCampbell, CA2179
7065Bill RosePlainfield, IN0175
7181Tyler WalkerLos Angeles, CA2173
7266Carson MacedoLeemore, CA1171
7383Blake NimeeChicago, IL2170
7480Craig DollanskyElk River, MN1170
7570Joey MontgomeryFrederickstown, MO6168
7667A.J. FlickApollo, PA2164
7776Christopher BellNorman, OK1157
7871Scotty ThielSheboygan, WI0153
7987Shane GolobicFremont, CA0151
8085Lee JacobsDalton, OH1149
8178Casey MackGrand Forks, ND2148
8284Sean BeckerRoseville, CA1147
8393Freddie RahmerSalfordville, PA1147
8473Mike ReinkeHowards Grove, WI1146
8586Doug EshLancaster, PA2140
86107Brock ZearfossJonestown, PA0140
8777D.J. FoosFremont, OH0139
8882Brooke TatnellSan Souci, NSW0138
8998Chris RantenE. Grand Forks, MN0136
9095Jordan AdamsReynolds, ND0135
9190Mike WagnerHarrisonville, PA0134
92105Paul NienhiserChapin, IL3133
9379Brady BaconBroken Arrow, OK1133
9491Dominic ScelziFresno, CA2129
95109Ryan BroughtonBainbridge, OH1125
9688Jim SiegelNew Oxford, PA1124
97125Ryan TaylorPerkasie, PA0124
9897Rob ChaneyWooster, OH1123
99113Davey HeskinSt. Michael, MN1122
10092Greg NikitenkoMinot, ND0121

Features Completed: 427

Number of Different Winners: 151

Number of Drivers to Earn Points: 444

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A part of the recurring “The Wheatley Chronicles” series of articles on, 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.

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