Veal Leads Southern Iowa Speedweek Points Following Second Night of the 360 Nationals

From Tom Schmeh

KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 5, 2016) — With his win in the preliminary main on the second night of the Arnold Motor Supply 360-cubic-inch Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank on Thursday at Knoxville Raceway, Jamie Veal of Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia, joins Knoxville’s own Jamie Ball as the early leaders in the 2016 Cox Design & Metal Fabrication Southern Iowa Sprint Week point standings. Night number three is Saturday, August 6, with the finale of the ‘360’ Nationals, which is sanctioned by the American Sprint Car Series (ASCS).

The unofficial top sixteen in the 2016 Cox Design Southern Iowa Sprint Week points after two nights is as follows: 1., Jamie Ball, Jamie Veal, 50 points (tie); 3., Clint Garner, Sammy Swindell, 49 points (tie); 5., Josh Baughman, Brian Brown, 48 points (tie); 7., Terry McCarl, Dusty Zomer, 47 points (tie); 9., Dale Blaney, Danny Lasoski, 46 points (tie); 11., Ian Madsen, Brooke Tatnell, 45 points (tie); 13., Jack Dover, Tony Shilling, 44 points (tie); 15., Bryan Clauson, Johnny Herrera, 43 points (tie).

The Cox Design & Metal Fabrication Southern Iowa Sprint Week includes ten points-paying sprint car feature races in ten days, August 4-13, between the Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville and the Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa. 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, ‘15) of Iowa, Sammy Swindell (2010, ‘11) of Tennessee, Kyle Larson (2012) of California, Kevin Swindell (2013) of Tennessee, and Brian Brown (2014) of Missouri.