The Lowline Racing Nationwide Series moves on to the Chicagoland Speedway for the Season 2, 2014 finale. After eleven races it comes down to a 6 point margin between point’s leader, Matthew Davis (#72), and second place driver Trent Ringler (#26). For Matthew Davis (#72), while he has managed to finish in the top 5 in points in the last two seasons, this is his first season at the top of the points. Can Davis survive the final race of the season with his points lead intact? Or, will Trent Ringler (#26), who is in a battle to pick up his second championship title in a row, regain the top spot? All, that we can know for certain is that for Trent Ringler to win the championship his has to pick up the win at Chicagoland.
In qualifying Randall Ballard (#28) took home the pole with a lap of 30.832 seconds. Brian Ammerman (#4) started on outside pole, missing the top spot by only .020 seconds. The 3rd starting spot was taken by Brian Castle (#10). The 4th position, on the outside of the second row, went to Trent Ringler (#26). Finally, Donald Aholt (#3) rounded out the top five, in the 5th starting spot.
After 90 laps of competition Brian Castle (#10) picked up the win, and moved up to fourth place in the points. Trent Ringler (#26) finished in 2nd place, and he was followed by Brian Ammerman (#4) in 3rd place. Randall Ballard (#28) brought his Hardees sponsored machine across the line in 4th. Finally, Theodore Wallace (#87) pick up his 10th top five of the season and rounded out the top five, in 5th.
Congratulations to Brian Castle on the win and congratulations to Matthew Davis on his first championship title! Join the Lowline Racing Nationwide Series for the opening round of season 3, 2014 at 9pm (EST) on July 27th, 2014!