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NTB Trans-Am Series Point Standings Before Mid-Ohio

11 June 1998



Pos Driver		Car			Pts	Purse
1   Paul Gentilozzi	Chevrolet Corvette	124	$68,150
2   John W. Miller IV	Chevrolet Camaro	93	$34,450
3   Chris Neville	Chevrolet Camaro (R)	81	$20,500
4   Ross Thompson	Ford Mustang Cobra (R)	76      $19,700
5   Bruce Qvale		Ford Mustang Cobra (R)	75	$18,600
6   Brian Simo		Ford Mustang Cobra	72	$28,000
7   Leighton Reese	Pontiac Grand Prix	65	$23,900
8   Bill Saunders	Chevrolet Corvette	61	$18,350
9   Max Lagod		Chevrolet Camaro	54	$16,500
10  Michael Lewis	Ford Mustang Cobra	49	$22,550
11  Randy Ruhlman	Ford Mustang Cobra	49	$11,300
12  Lou Gigliotti	Ford Mustang Cobra	45	$21,600
13  Bruce Barkelew	Ford Mustang Cobra	40	$11,300
14  Greg Harrison	Ford Mustang Cobra (R)	38	$7,000   
15  Brian DeVries	Chevrolet Camaro (R)	35	$6,500
16  Peter Shea		Ford Mustang Cobra	33	$9,500
17  C. David Seuss	Oldsmobile Cutlass (R)	32      $7,100
18  Bob Ruman		Chevrolet Camaro	29	$9,250
19  Frank Cioppettini	Chevrolet Camaro	29	$7,500
20  Stu Hayner		Chevrolet Camaro	27	$13,250
21  Rick Lee		Ford Mustang Cobra (R)	26      $4,700
22  Don Sak		Oldsmobile Cutlass	25	$8,800
23  Rick Dittman	Chevrolet Camaro	23	$6,500
24  John Halbing	Oldsmobile Cutlass (R)	21      $5,100
25  Jerry Simmons	Chevrolet Camaro	19	$3,400
26  Ray Genick		Chevrolet Camaro	17	$4,200
27  Craig Shafer	Chevrolet Camaro	16	$3,000
28  Simon Gregg		Ford Mustang Cobra (R)	15      $2,800
29  Don Meluzio		Chevrolet Camaro	13	$3,200
30  Steve Hodge		Chevrolet Camaro	13	$2,400
31  Jon Leavy		Chevrolet Camaro	12	$2,200
32  Kenny Bupp		Chevrolet Camaro	10	$1,700
33  Mark Pielsticker	Chevrolet Camaro	9	$2,700
34  Claude Poirier	Chevrolet Camaro (R)	9	$1,600
35  Glenn'Coach'Andrew	Pontiac Grand Prix	9	$1,600
36  James Briody	Chevrolet Camaro	7	$2,900
37  Ted Sullivan	Chevrolet Camaro	7	$1,300
38  Dino Crescentini	Chevrolet Camaro	6	$1,950
39  Paul Alderman	Ford Mustang Cobra(R)	5	$1,200
40  Joseph Freda	Chevrolet Camaro (R)	4	$1,200
41  Bruce Nesbitt	Ford Mustang Cobra	3	$1,200
    Albert Ruiz		Ford Mustang Cobra (R)	3	$1,200	
43  Frank Sanchez	Chevrolet Camaro (R)	2	$1,200
44  Claudio Burtin	Ford Mustang Cobra	0 	$0
    Michael Cohen	Chevrolet Corvette	0	$0
    Jim Crist		Chevrolet Corvette	0	$0
    Bill Eagle		Chevrolet Camaro	0	$0
    Bill Gray		Chevrolet Corvette	0	$0
    Vinny Musicaro	Chevrolet Corvette(R)	0	$0   
    Dan Osterholt	Olds Cutlass (R)	0	$0
    Tony Paterniti	Chevrolet Camaro (R)	0	$0
    Gary Smith		Chevrolet Camaro (R)	0	$0
    Ned Yeaton		Chevrolet Camaro (R)	0	$0
    G.T. Payvis		Chevrolet Camaro (R)	0	$0
    Jim Maguire		Chevrolet Camaro	0	$0


(R) = Rookie
Total Purse: $441,050

              
MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP
POINT STANDINGS
(after 4 of 13 races)


Pos.	Manufacturer	Points 
1	Chevrolet	 29
2	Ford		 23
3	Pontiac		  7
4	Oldsmobile	  4

OTHER STANDINGS	
(after 3 of 13 races)	

1998 DRIVERS PERFORMANCE CHARTS


  LAPS LED AND MILES LED
Pos.	Driver	Laps/Miles Led

1	Paul Gentilozzi	101/173.290
2	Brian Simo	30/60.860
3	Lou Gigliotti	23/35.190
4	John W. Miller IV	7/10.710
5	Bill Saunders	2/3.060
Totals	163/283.110	

TOTALTEL LONG DISTANCE AWARD

Pos.	Driver	Laps Completed

1	John Miller IV	97
        Chris Neville	97	
2	Max Lagod	96
        Bruce Qvale	96	
	Brian Simo	96
Total                   97



FASTEST QUALIFIER
Pos.	Driver		Poles
1	Paul Gentilozzi	  2
2	Brian Simo	  1
Total			  2	


FAST FIVE APPEARANCES

Pos.	Driver	Appearances
1	Paul Gentilozzi		3
        John W. Miller IV	3	
        Chris Neville		3
	Brian Simo		3
2	Dino Crescentini	1
	Bill Saunders		1
	Michael Lewis		1
Total				15




FAST FIVE PRIZE MONEY

Pos.	Driver			Amount
1	Paul Gentilozzi		$3,750 
2	Brian Simo		$2,800 
3	John W. Miller IV	$2,500 
4	Chris Neville		$1,100 
5	Dino Crescentini	$750 
	Bill Saunders		$750 
7	Michael Lewis		$500 
Totals				$12,250 




FASTEST RACE LAPS
Pos.	Driver		Fast Laps
1	Paul Gentilozzi		3
Total				3	


DYNOMAX TURN ON THE POWER AWARD

Long Beach:             Stu Hayner
Homestead:              Paul Gentilozzi
Lime Rock:              Lou Gigliotti



ROOKIE OF THE YEAR POINT STANDINGS (top-five)
1	Chris Neville	61
2	Ross Thompson	56
3	Bruce Qvale	50
4	David Seuss	27
5	Rick Lee	26





1998 MANUFACTURERS PERFORMANCE CHARTS


  LAPS LED
Pos.	Manufacturer	Laps Led
1	Chevrolet	110
2	Ford		53
Total			163	


MILES LED
Pos.	Manufacturer	Miles Led
1	Chevrolet	187.06
2	Ford		96.05
Total			283.110	

POLES
Pos.	Manuf.	Poles
1	Chevrolet	2
2	Ford		1
Total			3	

FASTEST RACE LAPS
Pos.	Manuf.	Fast Laps
1	Chevrolet	3
Total			3