BY THE NUMBERS: CHAMPIONSHIP FINALEadmin
SPEARS Southwest Tour Series 2016 Season Finale
“Retro Custom Metals 150 presented by Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse”
at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway – November 19, 2016
BY THE NUMBERS:
1 One race remains to decide the 2016 SPEARS Southwest Tour Series Championship; Derek Thorn leads the standings with 1358 points over Ryan Cansdale with 1284, Christian McGhee at 1252 and Jacob Gomes with 1222 points.
2 Keith Spangler currently holds the number two spot in all-time
series starts with 78. The all-time series starts leader is Troy Ermish with 95.
3 Derek Thorn will be looking for his 3rd SPEARS Southwest
Tour Series Championship.
5 Drivers making their first career series starts: Billy Mitchell
(Las Vegas, NV), Justin Simonson (Wheat Ridge, CO), Stan
Mullis (Las Vegas, NV), Rick Smith (Gering, NE), Toby
Becker (Wenatchee, WA).
6 The number of different states represented this weekend for
the 2016 Season Finale.
7 Most poles and wins at The Bullring: Derek Thorn
8 The number of Top 10’s 2016 ROTY driver Christian McGhee has this season. McGhee is the only driver to finish in the
Top 10 at all races in 2016.
10 Number of drivers pre-entered who have a SPEARS Southwest Tour Series victory.
16 Saturday is the season finale for the 16th season of the SPEARS Southwest Tour.
18 This will be the 18th SPEARS Southwest Tour event held at The Bullring.
25 Average car count for the SPEARS Southwest Tour at
30 Most cars at a SPEARS Southwest Tour Series event at the
Bullring occurred on October 31, 2009.
36 Number of cars pre-entered for this weekend’s “Retro Custom Metals 150 presented by Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse.”
45 Danville, CA’s Jason Gilbert will make his 45th career series
51 Number of drivers to attempt a SPEARS Southwest Tour Series race this year.
75 The “Retro Custom Metals 150 presented by Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse” will have a halfway break at lap 75.
158 This will be the 158th points paying event for the SPEARS
Southwest Tour Series.
1040 Number of miles travelled for Toby Becker from Wenatchee,
WA to Las Vegas, NV.