Burgtorf, Frankel battling for the bucks

September 6, 2008 2 Comments

There’s an interesting "race" for the overall money title this season among the late model drivers. Jason Frankel is trying to unseat Mark Burgtorf as king of the cash register.

Burgtorf has won $11,135 at the Bullring, counting both points races and specials. Frankel has pocketed $10,445.

A couple of weeks ago Frankel ended Burgtorf’s domination of the regular-season money championship when he won $8,080 during points races. Burgtorf was second at $7,735.

The late models run for $1,000 to win Sunday night.

Here’s some facts and figures to absorb:

2008 MONEY WON (ALL RACES)

1. Mark Burgtorf, $11,135
2. Jason Frankel, 10,445
3. Denny Woodworth, 8,250
4. Justin Reed, 6,080
5. Jason Perry, 4,905
6. Lonnie Bailey, 4,695
7. Keith Pratt, 4,685
8. Robby Warner, 4,255
9. Bill Genenbacher, 4,170
10. Kevin Tomlinson, 4,145

11. Dustin Neese, 4,040
12. Matt Bailey, 3,980
13. Nick Ingalls, 3,965
14. Terry Gallaher, 3,715
15. Jerry Weisenberger, 3,500

POINTS RACES ONLY MONEY LEADERS
2008: Jason Frankel, $8,080
2007: Mark Burgtorf, 9,840
2006: Mark Burgtorf, 10,460

NON-POINTS RACES ONLY MONEY LEADERS
2008: Denny Woodworth, $4,625, Mark Burgtorf 3,400, Jason Frankel 2,375 (Sunday and Sept. 21 remain)
2007: Mark Burgtorf, 3,875
2006: Mark Burgtorf, 7,050

TOTAL MONEY WON
2008: Mark Burgtorf $11,135, Jason Frankel 10.445, Denny Woodworth 8,250 (Sunday and Sept. 21 remain)
2007: Mark Burgtorf, 13,715
2006: Mark Burgtorf, 17,510

In case you are wondering, since we started tracking this kind of stuff theee years ago, Burgtorf has won $42,360 at ye olde Bullring. Ka-ching!

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  1. DTR FAN says:

    Nevermind Stevie, I see my answer. Still an intersting bit of information. Just goes to show how much money these guys put into these cars and racing each year and how little they get out of it.

  2. DTR FAN says:

    Nevermind Stevie, I see my answer. Still an intersting bit of information. Just goes to show how much money these guys put into these cars and racing each year and how little they get out of it.

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