Swindell Leads Iowa Speed Week Standings

Kevin Swindell will once again drive the No. 71 Indy Race Parts during the Knoxville Nationals. (Frank Smith Photo)
Kevin Swindell currently leads the 2013 Cox Design & Metal Fabrication Iowa Speed Week point standings. (Frank Smith Photo)

KNOXVILLE, Iowa – After night five, when Brian Brown of Missouri won the Musco Lighting Front Row Challenge at Oskaloosa, three drivers have broken away from the pack in the 2013 Cox Design & Metal Fabrication Iowa Speed Week point standings.

Those drivers are Kevin Swindell with 195 points, Brian Brown with 189 points, and Kyle Larson with 181 points, respectively. Night number six is Aug. 6, with the United States Auto Club (USAC) Casey’s General Stores Ultimate Challenge at the Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa.

The unofficial top 20 in the 2013 Cox Design Iowa Speed Week points after five nights is as follows: 1., Kevin Swindell, 195 points; 2., Brian Brown, 189 points; 3., Kyle Larson, 181 points; 4., Jason Johnson, 153 points; 5., Shane Stewart, 146 points; 6., Justin Henderson, Danny Lasoski, Brad Sweet, 135 points (tie); 9., Scott Winters, 126 points; 10., Brad Loyet, 120 points; 11., Jonathan Cornell, Terry McCarl, 114 points (tie); 13., Don Droud, Jr., 113 points; 14., Josh Higday, 109 points; 15., Jon Agan, 107 points; 16., Justyn Cox, Brandon Wimmer, 105 points (tie); 18., Randy Hannagan, 103 points; 19., Lee Grosz, 102 points; 20., Wayne Johnson, 101 points.

The Cox Design & Metal Fabrication Iowa Speedweek includes ten straight nights of sprint car racing between Knoxville Raceway and the Southern Iowa Speedway. The top three places pay $2,500, $1,000, and $500, respectively, with the winner declared the Jesse Hockett “Mr. Sprint Car” titlist.

Past “Mr. Sprint Car” titlists include Ricky Logan (2002) of Arkansas, Shane Stewart (2003, ’04) of Oklahoma, Billy Alley (2005) of Nebraska, Jason Johnson (2006) of Louisiana, Wayne Johnson (2007, ‘08) of Oklahoma, Terry McCarl (2009) of Iowa, Sammy Swindell (2010, ‘11) of Tennessee, and Kyle Larson (2012) of California.