Keep up with the latest movers in the chase for the 2023 Xtreme Outlaw Midget Series presented by Toyota championship.
LATEST RACE(S): Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 (April 14).
CURRENT POINTS LEADER: Kyle Jones bagged his second-straight top-five through the first three races with a fourth-place run after starting on the outside pole Friday night. He jumped from second in the standings to the lead, originally trailing Jade Avedisian by 30 coming into the weekend, to now leading Cannon McIntosh by 13.
Cannon McIntosh (+6): With his second Series victory in three races, McIntosh jumped from eighth in the standings (58 points behind) to second, now only 13 points out of the lead. He and the Dave Mac-Dalby Motorsports team drove from as far back as seventh in the field in Friday’s 30-lap Feature, passing Zach Daum for the lead late to capture the $4,000 grand prize.
Jade Avedisian (-2): After struggling in the Feature Friday night, Avedisian gave up the points lead and slipped back to third, now 22 points behind Jones. She started seventh on the grid but did not have the car necessary to advance position, and instead slipped back all the way to 16th by the checkered flag.
Landon Brooks (-1): Brooks advanced four spots of position on his drive from 15th to 11th Friday night. He came into the race sitting third in points, 33 points out of the lead, and has since moved back one spot to fourth.
Zach Daum (+5): The defending Series champion was the second-biggest mover in the standings after I-55, going from 92 points back in 11th to 57 points back in sixth. He finished runner-up Friday night and led most of the race before giving up the lead to McIntosh.
Ethan Mitchell (+4): Mitchell jumped up four spots in the standings with his drive from 11th on the grid to sixth Friday night – his best finish of the season. He struggled a bit to start the season with a 16th-place run in the opener last month, but two top-10 finishes in the last two races have moved him up the ladder.
Chance Crum (-2): Crum dropped from sixth to eighth in the standings this week following a stagnant 13th-place finish at I-55. He sat only 55 points out of the lead coming into the weekend.
Chase McDermand (+4): McDermand jumps to ninth in the standings from 13th, where he was following the second race in Du Quoin last month. He piloted the Mounce/Stout Motorsports #40 to a seventh-place finish at I-55, boosting him into the top-10 for the first time this season.
Taylor Reimer (+2): Reimer faded to 14th on Friday night from her 9th-place starting spot, but still moved up two spots in the standings to 10th. Despite the jump in position, her second finish outside the top-10 in three races set her back 15 more points to the leader.
TOP-10 IN POINTS
- Kyle Jones: 628 points (Trifecta Motorsports #7U)
- Cannon McIntosh: -13 points (Dave Mac-Dalby Motorsports #08)
- Jade Avedisian: -22 points (Keith Kunz Motorsports #71)
- Landon Brooks: -38 points (RAMS Racing #2X)
- Gavin Miller: -50 points (Keith Kunz Motorsports #97)
- Zach Daum: -57 points (Daum Motorsports #5d)
- Ethan Mitchell: -62 points (Bundy Built Motorsports #19M)
- Chance Crum: -67 points (Rudeen Racing #26)
- Chase McDermand: -87 points (Mounce/Stout Motorsports #40)
- Taylor Reimer: -107 points (Keith Kunz Motorsports #25K)
To view the full Series points standings, click here.
NEXT RACE(S): Friday, May 5 at Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt, KS; Saturday, May 6 at Eighty One Speedway in Park City, KS.