Chris Wibbell has yet to win his first stock car track title at the Bullring, but the Dallas City, Ill., driver has racked up the most points over the first two years of the series at 8000 Broadway.
Wibbell lost the 2008 championship on a tiebreaker and finished seventh this season. In the process, he has accumulated 1,189 points, 72 more both Abe Huls and Steve Steinkuhler, who are tied for second with 1,117 each.
STOCK CAR CAREER POINTS LEADERS
(Drivers in bold face active in stock car class in 2009)
1. Chris Wibbell, 1,119 points
2-tie. Abe Huls, 1,117
2-tie. Steve Steinkuhler, 1,117
4. Doug Huls, 1,113
5. Andrew Griffin, 1,099
6. Sarah Woodhurst, 927
7. Levi Long, 848
8. Jeff Mueller, 769
9. Jerry Jansen, 714
x-10. John Oliver Jr., 611
x-raced in five points races in 2009
Other notables (minimum 550 points)
Kevin Tomlinson, 605 points
Terry Houston, 593
Michael Larsen, 564
Aaron Brocksieck, 563
ONLINE VOTING RESULTS FOR HOBBY STOCK “DIRTY” AWARD
More than 230 votes were cast in the first-ever Stevie Dirt ”DIRTY” award balloting for the hobby stock online driver of the year, and a pair of rookies paced the voting.
Adam Scott, who collected an impressive 48.5 percent of the 235 votes, won the election. Fellow rookie Tanner Klingele, only 14 years old, was second with 11.5 percent. Klingele made a late rush in the voting during the last three or four days, picking up at least three positions.
A third rookie, Jake Powers, was fourth with 8.9 percent behind Jim Powell’s 10.2 percent. Track champion Steve Carlin was fifth at 8.5 percent, despite winning his third title.
Here is the final breakdown for the Hobby Stock “DIRTY”:
1. Adam Scott, 48.5 percent
2. Tanner Klingele, 11.5 percent
3. Jim Powell, 10.2 percent
4. Jake Powers, 8.9 percent
5. Steve Carlin, 8.5 percent
6. Andrew Griffin, 6.4 percent
7. Nathan Hayes, 2.1 percent
8. Mike Wiley, 1.7 percent
9. Travis Booher, 1.3 percent
10. Wes Mayfield, 0.9 percent