DAYTONA BEACH, Florida — Shelby Stroebel’s winning streak at Meridian Speedway extended to twelve wins after winning the two feature events this past weekend. He extends his lead in the ASA Member Track National Championship standings.
"It is very early to predict who will be our 2012 National Champion. The competition will be tough. Drivers who are close to the point lead will do everything they can to put their name at the top of the standings."— Dennis Huth
Stroebel’s winning streak goes back to the end of the 2011 season where he won the last four feature events. So far, this year he has won all eight of the ASA Modified feature events at the ASA Member Track in Meridian, ID. He has a current average of 2.4192.
Stroebel more than doubled his lead over Mike Slone in the national standings. He has a 0.3913 lead over the current point leader in the ASA Late Model division at Lebanon I-44 Speedway, an ASA Member Track in Lebanon, MO. Slone has an average of 2.0279.
Slone already has two feature wins this season and is in an early point battle with Matt Wallace at the Willard family owned facility. Wallace is trying to do what his sister Chrissy Wallace accomplished last season.
Barry Beggarly and Speedy Faucette could break their tie in the Late Model standings this Friday night at Ace Speedway, an ASA Member Track in Altamahaw, NC. Beggarly, the 2011 ASA Member Track National Champion currently has an average of 1.937 while Faucette has a 1.9255.
Michael Hale continues to lead the Maverik Modified points at Rocky Mountain Raceways, an ASA Member Track in West Valley City, UT. He is currently fifth overall in the standings with an average of 1.7488.
Wayne Webb will be back in action this Saturday night after having two weeks off at Newport Motor Speedway, an ASA Member Track in Newport, TN. Webb currently has a national average of 1.5655.
Mark Eswein won the twin feature event this past Thursday at State Park Speedway, an ASA Member Track in Wausau, WI. This vaulted him to the points lead in the Late Model standings at the Wimmer owned track. He has an average of 1.5177.
Kyle Borden leads the ASA Modified points at Shasta Speedway, an ASA Member Track in Anderson, CA. This is the first year for the new ASA Member Track to be a part of the National Championship. He has an average of 1.2548.
Lance Gatlin currently leads the Limited Late Model standings at Lonesome Pine Raceway, an ASA Member Track in Coeburn, VA. He has an average of 0.8359.
“It is very early to predict who will be our 2012 National Champion. We still have three more months of racing this season,” Dennis Huth, ASA President said. “The competition will be tough. Drivers who are close to the point lead will do everything they can to put their name at the top of the standings. The racing action at our ASA Member Tracks will be more exciting and fun to watch.”
Throughout the season, drivers competing in the premiere divisions at eligible ASA Member Tracks are in the running for the 2012 ASA Member Track National Championship. In order to have a chance for the national title, a driver must first win their 2012 track championship.
Speednetdirect.com, for the fifth year in a row, will tabulate the National Championship standings. Using a proprietary formula that creates an average based on wins, finishing positions, number of cars passed, car counts and events. The driver who wins their track championship and has the highest average over the other ASA Member Track champions will win the 2012 ASA Member Track National Championship.
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ASA MEMBER TRACK NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS
1. Shelby Stroebel (Meridian Speedway) 2.4192
2. Mike Slone (Lebanon I-44 Speedway) 2.0279
3. Barry Beggarly (Ace Speedway) 1.9367
4. Speedy Faucette (Ace Speedway) 1.9255
5. Michael Hale (Rocky Mountain Raceways) 1.7488
6. Wayne Webb (Newport Motor Speedway) 1.5655
7. Mark Eswein (State Park Speedway) 1.5177
8. Kyle Borden (Shasta Speedway) 1.2548
9. Lance Gatlin (Lonesome Pine Raceway) 0.8359