VINTON, Iowa – Another 27 IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports drivers are new to the ballot for the 2014 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational.
Twenty-one of those additions are Allstar Performance State champions and include Brandon Beckendorf in Minnesota, Dean Deming in New Mexico, Kreg Dobson in Oklahoma, Greg Durbin in Illinois, Joe German in Washington, Steven Glenn in Missouri, Wyatt Howard in Utah, Paul Jones Jr. in Wyoming, K.C. Kubichek in Nevada, Mike Petersilie in Kansas, Dale Schweikart in Pennsylvania, Jeffrey Streeter in California, Jesse Taylor in Colorado, Ricky Thornton Jr. in Arizona, Curtis Towns in Oregon, Daniel Waldemar in Idaho, A.J. Ward in Michigan, Tim Ward in Nebraska, Randy Weaver in Arkansas, Keith White in Texas and Marcus Yarie in Wisconsin.
Special event winners now vote eligible include Chase Allen at the Southern Challenge, Brian Mullen at Thunder On The Hill, Brad Pounds at the Dirt Track Nationals, Mike Van Genderen at the Desert Classic, Jeremy Payne at the Duel In The Desert and Randy Thornell at the Day After The Duel.
Already on the ballot were state champions Robert Hellebust in North Dakota, Matt Roberts in New York, Jesse Sobbing in Iowa and Jim Thies in South Dakota.
Thunder On The Hill winner Jordan Grabouski was also already on the ballot.
The final qualifying event on the 2013 calendar is the Nov. 22-24 Cactus Classic at Central Arizona Raceway.
By home region, the 75 drivers on the 2014 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot now include:
Larry Shaw Racing Western Region – Ricky Alvarado, Mark Carrell, Brian Cass, Zane DeVilbiss, Joe German, Dustin Hansen, Bobby Hogge IV, Wyatt Howard, Paul Jones Jr., David Karst, Eddie Kirchoff, K.C. Kubichek, Brad Pounds, Jeremy Shank, Brody Spangler, Jeffrey Streeter, Randy Thornell, Ricky Thornton Jr., Zachary Thorp, Curtis Towns, Daniel Waldemar, Jesse Williamson and Justen Yeager.
BillsBuilt South Central Region – Chase Allen, Dean Deming, Neal Flowers, William Gould, Chad Melton, Vince Ogle and Keith White.
Jet Racing Central Region – Kreg Dobson, Jeremy Frenier, Cody Gearhart, Steven Glenn, Jordan Grabouski, John Hansen, Jared Landers, Bill Leighton, David Murray Jr., Jeremy Payne, Mike Petersilie, Johnny Saathoff, Dylan Smith, Jesse Taylor, Tim Ward and Randy Weaver.
Belleville Motorsports North Central Region – Chris Abelson, Brandon Beckendorf, Ray Cox Jr., Eric Dailey, Todd Dart, Darin Duffy, Greg Durbin, Richie Gustin, Robert Hellebust, Sean Jerovetz, Benji LaCrosse, Tyler Limoges, Josh Meyer, Brian Mullen, Jason Schueller, Kelly Shryock, Todd Shute, Dustin Smith, Jesse Sobbing, Jim Thies, Mike Van Genderen, Luke Wanninger and Marcus Yarie.
Dirt Works Eastern Region – Myron DeYoung, Chris Fleming, Matt Roberts, Dale Schweikart, Kyle Strickler and A.J. Ward.