The last round of the AMA Ford Quality Checked Flat Track Series, scheduled for tonight at Scioto Downs in Columbus, Ohio, has been postponed due to weather. The race has been rescheduled for October 14 with a rain date on the 15.

The event schedule on the 14th will have opening ceremonies kicking off at 5 p.m.with the first heat scheduled for 5:30.

After waiting three weeks to settle the AMA Ford Quality Checked Flat Track Championship and the AMA Twins Grand National Championship, Quality Checked Certified Pre-Owned Ford/Lancaster Harley-Davidson’s Chris Carr, Harley-Davidson Motor Company/Screamin’ Eagle’s Kenny Coolbeth and Lancaster Screamin’ Eagle/Saddlemen’s Jared Mees will have to wait three more weeks to decide the Twins title. The overall points race has come down to the last race with Coolbeth and seven-time Grand National Champion Carr tied. They are the only riders with a mathematical chance for the overall.

AMA FORD QUALITY CHECKED FLAT TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP / AMA Grand National Twins Championship POINT STANDINGS (after 10 of 11 rounds): 1. Kenny Coolbeth (135 pts / 2 wins); 2. Jared Mees (126 / 1 win); 3. Chris Carr (125 / 2 wins); 4. Bryan Smith (119 / 1 win); 5. Rich King (110); 6. Joe Kopp (97 / 1 win); 7. JR Schnabel (89); 8. Jake Johnson (77); 9. Mike Hacker (68 / 1 win); 10. Johnny Murphree (65); 11. Willie McCoy (50); 12. (TIE) Tim Eades / Nick Cummings (45); 14. Shaun Russell (44); 15. Paul Lynch (39); 16. Jethro Halbert (32); 17. Dominic Beaulac (31 / 1 win); 18. Chris Hart (29); 19. Rob Pearson (27); 20. Sam Halbert (26).

AMA FORD QUALITY CHECKED FLAT TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP POINT STANDINGS (after 17 of 18 rounds): 1. (TIE) Chris Carr (3 wins) / Kenny Coolbeth (2 wins) (210 pts); 3. Jake Johnson (184 1 win); 4. Joe Kopp (183 / 1 win); 5. Bryan Smith (181 / 2 wins); 6. Jared Mees (167 / 1 win); 7. JR Schnabel (167 1 win) 8. Rich King (143); 9. Johnny Murphree (139 / 1 win); 10. Shaun Russell (120); 11. Henry Wiles (116 1 win); 12. Rob Pearson (92); 13. Sam Halbert (75); 14. Mike Hacker (68 / 1 win); 15. Kevin Varnes (62 /1 win); 16. (TIE) Jethro Halbert / Paul Lynch (56); 18. Willie McCoy (54); 19. (TIE) Tim Eades / Nick Cummings (45).

Flat Track News

By Dave Hoenig

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