Tuesday, 26 November 2013

2013 Banquet in Review



ASA OK Tire Series Presented by Advance Testing Awards Banquet 2013

The ASA Sportsman Series celebrated the 2013 season in Quesnel, where sportsman races gathered for the 2013 banquet. Mike Ernst with support from the Quesnel racing community put on a great night of celebration and fun for the BC provincial touring Series. The Series competed at five different tracks this year, three in the north, two in the Okanagan, and one in the south. 29 different racers competed in the series with the average team travelling 5000 kilometers. Many Awards were given out to ASA touring racers.

The Best appearing crew was earned by the number 47 Adelman car. A sharp dressed bunch. Most improved driver was shared between rookie contender “Super” Dave Haworth and Jeff Cameron. Both drivers working very hard on their programs. The most sportsmanlike driver, voted on by all of the drivers, was Korbin Thomas, edging Mark Berriau out by one vote. Logan Jewel and team earned the best appearing car award in the shining number 92 Chevy Impala. Rookie of the year was won by Butch Hein, three points ahead of Dave Haworth. A strong start to the season with 2 wins in 2 racers, left Matt Stephenson struggling with mechanical issues and reluctantly collecting the hard luck award. Leigh Graham, crew chief of the number 18 car of Ian graham, top three points contender three years in a row was awarded the most committed crew member award. John Ross racer and owner of Advance Testing was recognized as Sponsor of the year for his commitment to the ASA racing series. Long time volunteer Jackie Baker earned the president’s award. Presented by Gary MacCarthy for her years of commitment and leadership in the series. Top ten drivers were presented with a banner of their car and finishing position.


Third place Ian Graham thanked his crew and sponsors for their hard work and commitment. The number 18 driver, a young gun in the series and consistent threat to win a championship. 

Second place Logan Jewel, with a special thanks to his sponsor MacCarthy Motors accepted the runner up trophy with a smile.

2013 points champion Korbin Thomas with a big thanks to his car owner Dave Key and faithful crew member Tyler Polaski. With 2 wins and three podiums, Korbin had a nearly perfect season. He thanked his fellow competitors for the good racing and competitive spirit everyone brings to the series.


                               TOP TEN OF 2013


1
19
Korbin Thomas
519
0
0

2
92
Logan Jewel
430
89
89

3
18
Ian Graham
427
92
3

4
27
Mark Berriau
413
106
14

5
71
Dave Olson
383
136
30

6
1
Matt Stephenson
355
164
28

7
6
Sheldon Mayert
338
181
17

8
36
Joe Cornett-Ching
320
199
18

9
5
Bob Williams
316
203
4

10
47
Trevor Adelman
305
214
11








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