Corey Day (14) racing Donny Schatz at I-55. (Mark Funderburk Photo)

Third Straight Week With Day On Top In National Rankings

Corey Day will enter his rookie run at the Knoxville Nationals this week as the leader in the National Sprint Car Rankings for the third consecutive week.

The California teenager has eight victories and an average finish of 4.269 over 26 starts.

World of Outlaws racer David Gravel, who has surpassed the 50-start plateau and is eligible to begin dropping his worst finishes, closed the gap on Day this week and has an average finish of 4.700 in 51 starts.

Carson Macedo, Mark Dobmeier and Anthony Macri round out the top five.

One hundred and one drivers have made the 20 starts required to be eligible for the rankings and 799 racers have run a winged 410 sprint car race this season.

Freddie Rahmer holds the top spot in the Eastern region, while Joe B. Miller has a commanding advantage in the Mid-America region.

Cap Henry leads the Great Lakes region, with Dobmeier on top of the Great Plains region.

Day paces the Western stanza with Trey Starks on top in the Northwest region. A.J. Flick anchors the PA-Ohio region.

One hundred and 35 drivers have combined to win the 324 features run this season.

Rahmer and Flick lead the country with 12 victories each.

The points:


  1. Corey Day 4.269   
  2. David Gravel 4.700   
  3. Carson Macedo 5.180   
  4. Mark Dobmeier 5.222   
  5. Anthony Macri 5.260   
  6. Brad Sweet 5.260   
  7. Rico Abreu 5.386   
  8. A.J. Flick 5.969   
  9. Cap Hendry 6.310   
  10. Justin Sanders 6.731