Zach Dufel Takes Over KOD Limited Sportsman Point Lead After Saturday Win; Danielle Smith, Chris Crane Jr., and Paul DeRuyter Also Earn Victories


July 13, 2022 – Fair Haven, VT – Limited Sportsman Points Update: For six weeks Devil’s Bowl Limited Sportsman hot shoe Evan Roberts sat atop the standings, until Fonda Speedway racer Zach Dufel earned his third win moving him to the top by a mere three points. Danielle Smith, Chris Crane Jr., and Paul DeRuyter also claimed victory at their respective home tracks.

Elmo’s Speed Supply King Of Dirt Racing Limited Sportsman points are intense. Drivers are starting to realize every race matters, as they roll along to their best 12 finishes. Some tracks haven’t had as many races run as others, however there is plenty of racing left for those competitors to reach their best 12 as well. It’s going to get wild from here on out.

Fonda Speedway Limited Sportsman title contender and crown hopeful Zach Dufel has gotten quite a bit of press this season, because he earned it. This past weekend he posted his third win of the year at the track of champions, which landed him atop the leaderboard. The Amsterdam, NY driver parked the Shaffer Racing Bicknell Chassis for another team win.

Canaan, CT racer Chris Crane Jr. has quietly been making noise at Albany-Saratoga Speedway on Friday nights. Early this season he earned headlines winning, and once again he was in victory lane. It’s his second win of the season to go along with consistent finishes driving his Crane’s Outdoor Power Equipment – Greenacres Landscaping number 711 Bicknell Racing Chassis.

Our third and final highlighted Limited Sportsman driver this week is lady racer Danielle Smith from Five Mile Point. Her name has been said frequently also, because she has six feature wins to her credit this season. She’s dominating the field in Kirkwood, NY and will be a contender by seasons end driving her Matco Tools – Interstate Homes number 7UPjr Teo Pro Car.

KOD LIMITED SPORTSMAN NOTES: By August 1st the KOD leaderboards will be open to a drivers 12 best finishes. Some competitors are at that point already, while others are just waiting for more races run at their home track. On September 1st KOD will issue home track starting field size bonus points, so all drivers know their totals real time heading into fall racing.

Final note, Can-Am Speedway competitor Paul DeRuyter picked up his second win of the season Friday night. The Inlet, NY racer has had a whale of a battle each week with the Keegan boys for division supremacy, but got the victory this week driving his Buzz Chew Chevrolet – Enchanted Forest Water Safari number 1D Bicknell Racing Chassis.

CURRENT TOP 10 KING OF DIRT LIMITED SPORTSMAN POINT STANDINGS

PointsDriverCar#Track
875Zach Dufel (3)1HFON
872Evan Roberts (3)50XDBS
865Kyle Dingman (3)1DFON
863Chris Crane Jr. (2)711ALB
863Mike Parodi (2)30ALB
862Michael Arnold (1)76ALB
852Josh Kane (1)8FON
829Bubba McPhee (1)22JDBS
825Walter Cook47FON
815Ron Delease Jr.116ALB
  • Points as of week ending 7/10/22.
  • Weekly Point System: 1) 100 for first, 2) 97 for second, 3) Down by 1 to last.
  • DNS/DNQ: 50 pts.
  • Starting Field Size Bonus Points (To Be Awarded 9/1/22): 200 Pts. (24+-22 avg), 185 Pts. (21-19 avg), 170 (18-15 avg), and 155 Pts. (14 or less avg).

For more information on King Of Dirt Racing point standings please visit us on the web for a full rundown at http://www.kingofdirtracing.com. Good luck to all drivers on their quest to be king.