Brett Hankins, driving his father Sam’s No. 14 Zatkoff Seals & Packing/SpeedPartz.com Kleine TQ, finished the season as the third place driver while Sam was the second place owner. Hankins scored seven top three feature finishes, won four Perfect North Slopes heat races, a semi feature and a Jackson Oil & Solvents Duel for Fuel.
Fourth place went to Bobby Walton driving the Steed Motorsports No. 8 E & S Transmission/John Shewbrooks Racing/Tricia Schlechtweg Massage Beast Honda. Walton, who retired after the season finale, started all 12 features and ended the season with five top three and eight top 10 finishes.
Logan Arnold, driving his parents Kevin & Angie Arnold’s No. 43 Lynch Motorsports/Earl’s of Indy Precision Honda claimed fifth in the season standings in only his third season of competition. John Doyle and Roberts’ Family Motorsports presented Arnold with the prestigious SSG Jeremy W. Doyle Memorial Most Improved Driver Award. Arnold was one of only three drivers to start every feature and raced his way to four top five and nine top 10 feature finishes. Arnold also won a semi feature and five Perfect North Slopes heat races (second only to champion Speidel).
Jon Steed driving the No. 7 Steed Motorsports Beard’s Heating & Cooling/Dusty Flannery State Farm Insurance/Tricia Schlechtweg Massage McClure Honda finished his best season to date in sixth place. Steed ended the year with three top five and five top 10 feature finishes.
Seventh place went to Cody Kiewitt driving his grandfather Larry’s No. 60 Don’s Log & Farm/Klinge Farms/Maschino Industries Phantom Honda. The former Tony Stewart Racing Rookie of the Year ended the season with four top 10 feature finishes and a Perfect North Slopes heat win. His best run of the season was a fourth place feature finish on Aug. 30 at the Gas City I-69 Speedway,