1. Matt Kocher (Last Week: 1st) – With a fourth place finish at New Smyrna, Matt Kocher locked up both the White Knuckle Clothing Inc. Pro Late Model Series championship and the Brian Rogers Motorsports Slammin’ the Dew Rookie of the Year championship. Congrats to Matt on a historic season!
2. Stefan Marinak (Last Week: 2nd) – Marinak did all he could to try and beat Kocher by picking up his fifth win and fifteenth top five finish of the season at New Smyrna. This team has a lot to build off of and definitely will be a player next season!
3. Nicklas Rasmussen (Last Week: 3rd) – Nick capped off his URL full time career at New Smyrna with a solid second place run. Nicklas’ presence will surely be missed by everyone at the Upstate Racing League.
4. Rex Hoyle (Last Week: 5th) – What a Chase for Rex Hoyle! He didn’t qualify to race for the championship but boy did he turn some heads with some solid runs in the Chase. Three straight top fives capped off with a podium finish and Rex is now on the Power Ranking podium to finish off the season.
5. AJ Hamel (Last Week: 4th) – The Green Mountain Madman had an up and down night at New Smyrna. He ran in the top ten all evening until the car ran out of fuel late in the going relegating him to a twelfth place finish. Hamel finished the season fourth in the Art’s Barber Shop Points Standings and will look to build on this for 2018 – 2019.