The month of September saw Eric Yorke finish off his perfect season while Warren Paxton brought home two more feature wins to end the year on a highlight.
On September 1st, Paxton would start midfield, though quickly worked his way up the field to take the lead on lap nine. Paxton would hold Yorke and Rob Krystal off in the late going to pick up his second feature victory of 2012. Yorke finished second, followed by Krystal, Rob Gibson, Brian Love and James Low. Heats would won by Yorke, Terry Clodd, Krystal and Paxton.
Then on September 15th, Paxton would once again start midfield and quickly worked his way to the front to be leading by halfway. Paxton would take himself to an easy victory while Krystal battled with Yorke for second. Krystal got second, followed by Yorke, Love and Low. Heats would won by Krystal, Love, Paxton and Clodd.
Yorke’s pair of second place feature finishes completed a season that is statistically one of the best ever. The 2012 Mini Stock Champion finished in the top five in all 14 features ran this season, along with finishing in the top five in 24 of the 28 heats ran this season.
Krystal got second in points, just four points ahead of Paxton. The third place points finish shows how strong Paxton was all season despite missing a night. Paxton scored 10 top fives in 13 features ran this season, along with 20 top fives in 26 heats ran this season. Though, you can’t forget about Krystal either as his number was by themselves incredible with 10 feature top fives in 14 features.
Dan Britt got fourth in points with Brian Love fifth.
Statistically Speaking for September……
When it came to the features, Paxton was the best statically speaking for September with an average finish of first after winning both features. Yorke had the second highest average at 2.5 after a second and third.
The third highest average went to Love, who had an average of fourth after scoring a pair of fourths. The fourth place finish marks Love’s best finish of the season.
Low had the fourth best average at fifth, following a pair of fifths.
Gehrig Haliday had the fifth best average at 7.5 after an eighth and a seventh. The finishes show the improvement that the 13-year-old rookie experienced over the season.
When it came to the heats, Paxton once again had the best average at 1.75 following two wins, a second and a third for September. The second best average went to both Clodd and Yorke at 2.25, with Love having the fourth best average at third.