2012 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Points Standings
*Only drivers competing at Lake Erie Speedway are listed
NASCAR WHELEN ALL-AMERICAN SERIES (NWAAS) CHAMPIONSHIP STRUCTURE
¨ NASCAR Track Champions will be determined by whatever point system the promoter uses.
¨ Season-end, nation sponsor point fund payouts to the top 4 tiers at each track.
State and Provincial Champions:
¨ A NASCAR State Champion will be determined by applying the NASCAR point system in the Rule Book based on a driver’s performance at one or more NASCAR-sanctioned track(s) in that state, counting up to the highest 18 finishes.
¨ State/Provincial ranking is not predicated on driver also being a track champion.
¨ Driver State points do not transfer between states and/or provinces for these championships.
¨ A driver may compete for more than one State/Provincial championship.
National Champion and National Ranking:
¨ The NASCAR National Champion will be determined by applying the NASCAR point system in the Rule Book based on a driver’s performance at one or more NASCAR-sanctioned track(s) anywhere in North America counting up to the highest 18 finishes.
¨ There will be an overall ranking of the top 500 drivers in the nation.
¨ National ranking is not predicated on the driver being a state champion or a track champion.
NASCAR WHELEN ALL-AMERICAN SERIES (NWAAS) CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS
¨ ONLY NASCAR licensed drivers in a race will factor into awarding championship points. If a driver in a race is not a valid NASCAR member, then he/she will not be awarded championship points for that race and the points awarded to all other drivers in that race will be based on one less car in the field.
¨ Points will be awarded in ascending order from last place finisher in a feature race (2 points), then adding 2 points for each car above that.
¨ There will be a 25 car cap on awarding points per race.
¨ If a driver has more than 18 finishes, then the highest point finishes will be counted toward his/her championship point total.
¨ The points close date for state and national championships and rankings will be Sunday, September 30, 2012.