(An I.T. Tour report is at the bottom of this page)
Who are carrying their Regional banners highest so far?
Arkansas ~ Mark Jeffery stands second in ITA with a pair of runner-up finishes in his last two races.
Des Moines Valley ~ Duane Rost appears to have GP put away with a maximum (until the Bonus Race) of 72 points and nine wins.
Kansas ~ Patrick Donnelly has maxed his score in Club Ford and is now taking on F/Continental. In EP, Ronald Davis and Dale Smith are 1-2, both on the Driver of the Year list with 72 and 66 points respectively.
Kansas City ~ Three recent wins have vaulted Ron Lentz past Frank Stone atop the SRF standings. Monica Rollins has a three-point lead in ITS. The best FF class in years has Fernando Licopoli four points ahead of a trio of challengers. Larry Graham is tied for the FP lead. With only one finish, one win, Harlan Moore leads SP and Willard King shares the lead in F/Atlantic.
Mid-South ~ Larry Orr and Nick Chinopulos are duking it out in ITS with a pair of Fiat 124 Spiders. A DNF for Chinopulos at Hallett let Orr move 5 points ahead.
Mississippi ~ Skip Brunson, second in ITS, has a strong challenge just three points behind the leader.
Nebraska ~ John Waldbaum and Jeff Demetri are 1-2 in ITA, Waldbaum nine points ahead. Jan Gerber tops the SSC standings with three wins. Denny Hayes has won two to lead GT5.
NeOkla ~ Dan Guterman's silver Panoz has won five times to lead GT1. Mike Stevens has his Hallett-based World Sports Racer atop the CSR chart. Neil Cox has won three in FV.
Oklahoma ~ Lynn Lamb broke through with a win at Hallett to take over the ITA lead.
Ozark Mountain ~ This looks like Dick Faxon's year in Spec Miata as he has a 20 point lead over the Mid-Am's largest class. Shane Bennoch is going for another F/Continental title. Rick Carr won his third at Hallett to lead GT2.
St. Louis ~ 24-point scores are enough to keep Ed Smith in the S2000 lead, Tim McGinley atop HP, and Bob Eichelberger in a tie for the FP lead. Phil Gumpert is tied atop F/Atlantic with one win.
Salina ~ Rocky Entriken is 3rd in GP with one win.
Southern Illinois ~ Chris Albin leads ITB and the Driver of the Year chart with a dozen victories.
Wichita ~ David Guinn has just a one-point lead in American Sedan