The Amsoil V-8 Thunderstocks have had a crazy season with Jason Gamble taking the first 3, and Chris Shea striking when Gamble had an early throttle problem. Jason Gamble still has the Certified Automotive Repair Team out front, but Vaughn Woodall has put his 3W within 34 points of Gamble. In 3rd is Chris Watson who took his season best finish of 4th last week-end, and he would love to go a few spots higher. Jonathan Gillette has used consistency to keep his 64 in 4th place and could move up a few spots with a first career victory. Gordon Cade keeps his 121 out of trouble and is therefore 5th in the standings, but a win and some other driver movement could move him up to the lead in a hurry.
Bubba Raceway Park's Mini Stock division has seen Ray Folwell in the 21X dominate, taking 3 of the last 4. Folwell will strive to ccontinue the dominance, but will be holding off a hard-charging Ryan Babcock. Babcock, 52 markers down, will have to use consistent top finishes, as he's been doing, to catch Folwell and hold the rest of the pack. Brittany Yates, already a winner in 2011, is 3rd, just 11 behind 16-year old Babcock, and will attempt to move up the charts. A win would do wonders for her attempts at catching Folwell. In 4th is Chris Zimmermann who is only 6 behind Yates. Zimmermann has steadily gained knowledge of the clay and took a season best finish of 2nd last week-end. Another 6 down is Ray Ethridge. Ethridge has had some top 5 runs and if he keeps it up he could be holding the championship trophy at year's end.
The Gladiators are ready to battle once more on the clay, but the man they're all chasing is Steve Cox in the 'Penny car.' Cox is 2-0 in 2011 and that gives him a 34 point advantage over Michael Carr. Carr can't look ahead fully, however, as Greg Boynge and Brandon Haseleu are tied for 3rd, just 1 behind Carr. In 5th is Jerry Taylor. Taylor came very close to taking a win home in 2010, and wants to close the deal in 2011. A win could push him to 2nd in a heartbeat as he's only 9 points out of 2nd.
Gates open at 4:30 with racing scheduled for 7. For more information about this Saturday night you can check out www.bubbaracewaypark.com or call the Speedway hotline.