Mark Burgtorf has opened the widest lead to date in his fascinating duel with late model rival Lonnie Bailey in the six-man King of the Ring online tournament finals.
Burgtorf showed 41.8 percent of the vote at 12:56 a.m. Thursday, with Bailey checking in atg 35.2 percent.
Hank DeLonjay was third with 9.5 percent. Michael Long, Steve Fraise and Eddie Dieker round out the finals field.
Voting continues through Sunday night.
The month-long event began the first week in February and involved all former Quincy Raceways track champions who had won at least two titles.
Burgtorf has 14 track crowns to his credit, the most of any driver in Bullring history. DeLonjay has 13.