Awards time, All-Dirt teams not far away

September 5, 2008 6 Comments

Just because we only have a handful of Sunday nights left at the Bullring doesn’t mean the race talk will die here. Here are some things to be watching for in the coming days, weeks and months:

• I’m about ready to start updating the all-time rankings for late models, modifieds and hobby stocks. (Obviously, not much to do with the first-year stock cars yet.)

There will be some new kinds of breakdowns and other conversation starters I think you’ll find interesting.

• There will be extensive season-ending looks at each of the classes, including the first Stevie Dirt awards.

• And the piece de resistance will be the inaugural All-Dirt teams and Drivers of the Year for late models and modifieds, based largely on the Stevie Dirt regional rankings for those disciplines. That will be fun. I guarantee it.

In the meantime, here’s a quick look at some of the stat leaders for Sunday night’s competing classes:

VICTORIES

LATE MODELS

Total
Mark Burgtorf, 18
Jason Frankel, 11
Denny Woodworth, 7
Jason Perry, Lonnie Bailey, 6
Matt Bailey, 5
Robby Warner, 5

Features
Mark Burgtorf, 6
Jason Frankel, 5
Denny Woodworth, 3

Heats

Makr Burgtorf, 7
Jason Frankel, 4
Jerry Weisenberger, 4
Nick Ingalls, 4

Dashes
Mark Burgtorf, 5
Jason Frankel, 2
Robby Warner, 2

MODIFIEDS

Total
Michael Long, 35
Dave Wietholder, 10
Jared Schlipman, 9
Steven DeLonjay, 8
Robbie Reed, 8

Features
Michael Long, 15
Robbie Reed, 2
Dave Wietholder, 2

Heats
Michael Long, 13
Robbie Reed, 5
Tony Dunker, 5

Dashes
Michael Long, 7
ave Wietholder, 3
Steven DeLonjay, 2
Brandon Lennox, 2

HOBBY STOCKS

Total
James Leffew, 10
Aaron Brocksieck, 9
Steve Carlin, 8
Wes Mayfield, 7
Bobby Anders, 7
Jim Powell, 6

Features
James Leffew, 4
Aaron Brocksieck, 4
Wes Mayfield, 4
Steve Carlin, 2
Travis Booher, 2

Heats
Bobby Anders, 7
Steve Carlin, 6
James Leffew, 6
Aaron Brocksieck, 5
Jim Powell, 4

HERALD-WHIG PERFORMANCE POINTS

Late Models
Mark Burgtorf, 189 points
Jason Frankel, 164
Denny Woodworth, 133
Justin Reed, 75
Kevin Tomlinson, 53
Nick Ingalls, 52

Modifieds
Michael Long, 289 points
Steven DeLonjay, 122
Robbie Reed, 103
Dave Wietholder, 101
Tony Dunker, 93

Hobby Stocks

James Leffew, 151 points
Wes Mayfield, 141
Jim Powell, 133
Aaron Brocksieck, 129
Steve Carlin, 115

FEATURE LAPS LED

Late Models
Jason Frankel, 129
Mark Burgtorf, 96
Kevin Tomlinson, 62
Terry Neal, 46
Sam Halstead, 36
Robby Warner, 30

Modifieds
Michael Long, 196
Jared Schlipman, 57
Dave Wietholder, 39
Robbie Reed, 32
Justin Reed, 24

Hobby Stocks
James Leffew, 63
Steve Carlin, 54
Jim Powell, 52
Travis Booher, 41

FINAL STEVIE DIRT REGIONAL RANKINGS

Drivers earned feature points on a 25-20-15-12-10-8-6-4-2-1 scale at selected regional tracks since April.

LATE MODELS

1. Jason Frankel, Quincy, Ill., 578 points (TOP ILLINOIS DRIVER)
2. Mark Burgtorf, Quincy, Ill., 337
3. Lonnie Bailey, Quincy, Ill., 273
4. Denny Woodworth, Mendon, Ill., 271
5. Justin Reed, Quincy, Ill., 227
6. Keith Pratt, Mendon, Ill., 206
7. Tom Goble, Burlington, Iowa, 179 (TOP IOWA DRIVER)
8. Matt Bailey, Quincy, Ill., 166
9. Jay Johnson, West Burlington, Iowa, 162
10. Tom Bowling, Danville, Iowa, 136

11. Tom Darbyshire, Morning Sun, Iowa, 130
12. Matt Strassheim, West Burlington, Iowa, 127
13. Boone McLaughlin, Mediapolis, Iowa, 105
14. Jason Perry, Payson, Ill., 94
15. Sam Halstead, New London, Iowa, 91
16. Nick Ingalls, Quincy, Ill., 87
17. Kevin Tomlinson, New London, Mo., 86 (TOP MISSOURI DRIVER)
18. Robby Warner, Quincy, Ill., 83
19. Colby Springsteen, Morning Sun, Iowa, 81
20. Dustin Griffin, Quincy, Ill., 76

21. Terry Gallaher, New London, Mo., 71
22. Dustin Neese, Nebo, Ill., 65
23. Bill Genenbacher, Camp Point, Ill., 59
24. Jay Chenoweth, Wapello, Iowa, 57
25. Terry Neal, Ely, Iowa, 56

On the bubble:

Ron Elbe, Augusta, Ill., 54

Previous No. 1 Weekly Rankings
Week 16: Jason Frankel, Quincy, Ill., 2. Mark Burgtorf, Quincy, Ill.
Week 15: Jason Frankel, Quincy, Ill., 2. Mark Burgtorf, Quincy, Ill.
Week 14: Jason Frankel, Quincy, Ill., 2. Mark Burgtorf, Quincy, Ill.
Week 13: Jason Frankel, Quincy, Ill., 2. Mark Burgtorf, Quincy, Ill.
Week 12: Jason Frankel, Quincy, Ill., 2. Mark Burgtorf, Quincy, Ill.
Week 11: Jason Frankel, Quincy, Ill., 2. Mark Burgtorf, Quincy, Ill.
Week 10: Jason Frankel, Quincy, Ill., 2. Mark Burgtorf, Quincy, Ill.
Week 9: Jason Frankel, Quincy, Ill., 2. Mark Burgtorf, Quincy, Ill.
Week 8: Jason Frankel, Quincy, Ill., 2. Mark Burgtorf, Quincy, Ill.,
Week 7: Jason Frankel, Quincy, Ill., 2-tie. Mark Burgtorf, Quincy, Ill., Lonnie Bailey, Quincy, Ill.
Week 6: Jason Frankel, Quincy, Ill., 2. Mark Burgtorf, Quincy, Ill.
Week 5: Jason Frankel, Quincy, Ill., 2. Mark Burgtorf, Quincy, Ill.
Week 4: Jason Frankel, Quincy, Ill., 2. Mark Burgtorf, Quincy, Ill.
Week 3: Jason Frankel, Quincy, Ill., 2. Mark Burgtorf, Quincy, Ill.
Week 2: Jason Frankel, Quincy, Ill., 2. Mark Burgtorf, Quincy, Ill.
Week 1: Mark Burgtorf, Quincy, Ill., 2. Denny Woodworth, Mendon, Ill.

MODIFIEDS

1. Michael Long, Quincy, Ill., 516 points (TOP ILLINOIS DRIVER)
2. Bill Roberts Jr., Burlington, Iowa, 348  (TOP IOWA DRIVER)
3. Dean McGee, Galesburg, Ill., 331
4. Dave Holder, Clarence, Mo., 324 (TOP MISSOURI DRIVER)
5. Tyler Cale, Donnellson, Iowa, 277
6. Brandon Lennox, New London, Mo., 273
7. Dave Wietholder, Liberty, Ill., 252
8. Steven DeLonjay, Quincy, Ill., 230
9. Josh Foster, Montrose, Iowa, 202
10. Jeff Waterman, Quincy, Ill., 19

11. Andy Krieger, Burlington, Iowa, 1883
12. Tony Dunker, Quincy, Ill., 182
13. Brandon Rothzen, Media, Ill., 169
14. Robbie Reed, Quincy, Ill., 159 
15. Wyatt Lantz, Augusta, Ill., 153
16. Rich Smith, Davenport, Iowa, 143
17. Dennis Laveine, Burlington, Iowa, 141
18. Tony Fraise, Donnellson, Iowa, 130
19. Kevin Cale, Donnellson, Iowa, 128
20. Vance Wilson, Curryville, Mo., 126

21. Scott Hogan, Vinton, Iowa, 115
22. Mike Weikert Jr., Burlington, Iowa, 114
23. Matt Dotson, Sturgeon, Mo., 109
24. Shawn Deering, Quincy, Ill., 94
25. Chris Larson, Keokuk, Iowa, 92

On the bubble:

Darin Thye, Burlington, Iowa, 87
Brandon Savage, Keokuk, Iowa, 79

Previous No. 1 Weekly Rankings
Week 15: Michael Long, Quincy, Ill., 2. Bill Roberts Jr., Burlington, Iowa
Week 14: Michael Long, Quincy, Ill., 2. Dean McGee Sr., Galesburg, Ill.
Week 13: Michael Long, Quincy, Ill., 2. David Holder, Clarence, Mo.
Week 12: Michael Long, Quincy, Ill., 2. David Holder, Clarence, Mo.
Week 11: Michael Long, Quincy, Ill., 2. Dean McGee Sr., Galesburg, Ill.
Week 10: Michael Long, Quincy, Ill., 2. Dean McGee Sr., Galesburg, Ill.
Week 9: Michael Long, Quincy, Ill., 2. Dean McGee Sr., Galesburg, Ill.
Week 8: Michael Long, Quincy, Ill., 2. Dean McGee Sr., Galesburg, Ill.
Week 7: Michael Long, Quincy, Ill., 2. Tyler Cale, Donnellson, Iowa.
Week 6: Michael Long, Quincy, Ill., 2. Tyler Cale, Donnellson, Iowa.
Week 5: Michael Long, Quincy, Ill., 2. Bill Roberts Jr., Burlington, Iowa.
Week 4: Michael Long, Quincy, Ill., 2. Bill Roberts Jr., Burlington, Iowa.
Week 3: Michael Long, Quincy, Ill., 2. Bill Roberts Jr., Burlington, Iowa.
Week 2: Michael Long, Quincy, Ill., 2. Bill Roberts Jr., Burlington, Iowa.
Week 1: Michael Long, Quincy, Ill., 2. Bill Roberts Jr., Burlington, Iowa

Filed in: Uncategorized

About the Author:

Comments (6)

Trackback URL | Comments RSS Feed

  1. hoosiers06 says:

    Why is Delonjay left out on the feature win list?

  2. hoosiers06 says:

    Why is Delonjay left out on the feature win list?

  3. Stevie Dirt says:

    Little Crank wasn’t overlooked … I just listed those with 2 or more mod feature victories.

  4. Stevie Dirt says:

    Little Crank wasn’t overlooked … I just listed those with 2 or more mod feature victories.

  5. DTR FAN says:

    Stevie, does these money earning include the ump kenny schrader night for burgtorf. That’s kind of an interesting tid bit of info.

  6. DTR FAN says:

    Stevie, does these money earning include the ump kenny schrader night for burgtorf. That’s kind of an interesting tid bit of info.

Leave a Reply