Frankel cruises to 34 Raceway championship

August 24, 2008 6 Comments

WEST BURLINGTON, iowa — Quincy driver Jason Frankel secured his first IMCA late model track championship Saturday night when he won the final points feature, cementing a season-long domination at the track.

Frankel held off Tom Goble, Keith Pratt, Matt Strassheim and Jay Johnson for the victory in the main event, helping him finish with 563 points, well ahead of runner-up Tom Bowling (530).  Lonnie Bailey (528), Goble (521) and Pratt (508) rounded out the final top five.

Here’s how the leading Stevie Dirt Regional Ranking drivers look going into Sunday night’s season championship runs at Quincy Raceways:

1. Jason Frankel, Quincy, Ill., 503 points
2. Mark Burgtorf, Quincy, Ill., 322
3. Lonnie Bailey, Quincy, Ill., 253
4. Denny Woodworth, Mendon, Ill., 233
5. Keith Pratt, Mendon, Ill., 205
6. Justin Reed, Quincy, Ill., 195
7. Jay Johnson, West Burlington, Iowa, 162
8. Matt Bailey, Quincy, Ill., 160
9. Tom Goble, Burlington, Iowa, 159
10. Tom Bowling, Danville, Iowa, 136

11. Matt Strassheim, West Burlington, iowa, 126
12. Tom Darbyshire, Morning Sun, Iowa, 122
13. Jason Perry, Payson, Ill., 94

Brandon Rothzen won Saturday night’s modified feature over Sean Wyett, Bill Roberts Jr., Dean McGee Sr. and Jeff Waterman. It was Andy Krieger, however, who kept the points title with 553, well ahead of Roberts (536) and McGee (520).

The updated SDRR drivers heading into Quincy:

1. Michael Long, Quincy, Ill., 466 points
2. Dean McGee Sr., Galesburg, Ill., 310
3. Bill Roberts Jr., Burlington, Iowa, 303
4. David Holder, Clarence, Mo., 299
5. Tyler Cale, Donnellson, Iowa, 277
6. Brandon Lennox, New London, Mo., 273
7. Dave Wietholder, Liberty, Ill., 246
8. Steven DeLonjay, Quincy, Ill., 215
9. Josh Foster, Montrose, Iowa, 202
10. Andy Krieger, Burlington, Iowa, 186

11. Jeff Waterman, Quincy, Ill., 185
12. Tony Dunker, Quincy, Ill., 172

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  1. LML says:

    Congratulations Jason! Hope you wrap up Quincy tonight! You are a deserving champion!

  2. LML says:

    Congratulations Jason! Hope you wrap up Quincy tonight! You are a deserving champion!

  3. Top Row says:

    way to go jason! and congrats to all the guys tonight at quincy, it’s been a great season.

  4. Top Row says:

    way to go jason! and congrats to all the guys tonight at quincy, it’s been a great season.

  5. Dirt LM fan says:

    200 feature wins….#7 BURGTORF….thats huge!!! Tonight starts the push for 300.

  6. Dirt LM fan says:

    200 feature wins….#7 BURGTORF….thats huge!!! Tonight starts the push for 300.

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