As series begin to announce their 2014 schedules, we cannot forget that the 2013 season ins't quite over yet! Series championships, as well as track championships, are still to be decided all across the country. Throughout the season, drivers competing in the premiere divisions at eligible ASA Member Tracks are in the running for the 2013 ASA Member Track National Championship. In order to have a chance for the national title, a driver must first win their 2013 track championship.
The battle for the 2013 ASA Member Track National Championship is unchanged since August 10, with Dalton Zehr of Norway Speedway leads the way for the seventh consecutive week followed by Jeremy Lepak (State Park Speedway), Ryan Stiltner (Lonesome Pine Raceway), Shelby Stroebel (Meridian Speedway) and Brian Blevins (Newport Speedway).
Due to a spring and summer that caused significant weather issues for many track operators, these standings are still considered early in the season and it is anticipated that significant change will be seen in the coming weeks.
Zehr runs the Late Model division at Norway (MI) Speedway, a 1/3-mile asphalt oval, and has seen his average increase to 4.3540.
After vaulting into the standings just three weeks ago, Lepak continues to hold onto the second position with a 3.1436 average. He runs the Super Late Models at State Park Speedway, a 1/4mile asphalt oval outside Wausau, WI.
Stiltner has had a position in the standings since they debuted and remains in third with a 2.9690 average. He runs Late Models at Lonesome Pine Raceway, a 3/8-mile asphalt oval, in Coeburn, VA.
In fourth with a 2.1711 average, Stroebel runs the Modified division at the ¼-mile asphalt Meridian (ID) Speedway oval. He is the 2012 ASA Member Track National Champion.
Remaining in fifth is Blevins with a 1.8569 average running the Late Model Sportsman division at Newport (TN) Speedway, a 4/10-mile asphalt oval.
The American Speed Association started as a single racing series in 1968 and is a fast growing racing sanctioning body today. The ASA Member Track program sanctions dirt and asphalt short tracks along with road courses around the United States, as well as a variety of regional and national touring series. For more information call (386) 258-2221, or send an email. ASA®, ASA Racing®, American Speed Association® are registered trademarks of Racing Speed Associates, LLC.
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