Tony Bruce Jr. continues to complete the top five in Lucas Oil ASCS driver standings. The top ten rounds out with Logan Forler, Seth Bergman, Dustin Morgan, Cole Wood and Brandon Hahn.
A snap shot of the season’s statistics through Cottage Grove shows 25 dates having been contested out of 29 scheduled to this point. Rain-outs include night two of the Devil’s Bowl Spring Nationals, both attempts at the Rock ‘N Roll 50, and the Eagle Nationals.
In the chase for the season ending $60,000 champion’s prize, three drivers have traded the points lead five times. Brian Brown, Jason Johnson and Johnny Herrera have each led the standing this season.
Brown surrendered the point at the Devil’s Bowl Speedway on March 22 when the Casey’s General Store No. 21 ventured to California. Johnson assumed the points lead and held it until May 17. Herrera’s show of lapping skill put the No. 45x on top until July 12 until the No. 41 scored his sixth win of 2013 on July 13 to retake the point by three only to surrender the spot at the Cottage Grove Speedway the following weekend.
In 25 races, 261 drivers from 24 states and two countries have checked in with the national arm of the ASCS Nation. Fourteen drivers have earned a Protect the Harvest A-Feature win with Kyle Bellm and Jonathan Cornell each garnering their first National Tour wins.
In 25 feature events, 19 drivers have led laps for a total of 725 completed. Jason Johnson has shown the way for 166 of those laps followed by Johnny Herrera (112), Logan Forler (50), Roger Crockett (50), and Jeff Swindell (45) as the top five leading drivers so far. The season has also seen 29 drivers start their first Protect the Harvest A-Feature.