Gio Scelzi Wins Beaver Drill & Tool Jesse Hockett “Mr. Sprint Car” Standings!
By Bill W
Knoxville, IA, August 14, 2021 – Fresno, California’s Gio Scelzi turned a solid Southern Iowa Sprintweek into $6,000 when he was crowned champion of the Beaver Drill & Tool Jesse Hockett “Mr. Sprint Car.” Gio’s fourth place finish in the Knoxville Nationals finale Saturday sealed the deal.
Missouri’s Brian Brown earned $2,500 for finishing second in the standings, while South Dakota’s Justin Henderson settled for third and $1,000. California’s Cory Eliason, California’s Shane Golobic, Indiana’s Tyler Courtney, Oklahoma’s Daryn Pittman, Australia’s Brooke Tatnell, Pennsylvania’s Brent Marks and Washington’s Kasey Kahne rounded out the top ten.
Beaver Drill & Tool Company of Kansas City is in their third year as title sponsor of the Beaver Drill & Tool Jesse Hockett Mr. Sprint Car Award. The Vielhauer family, well-known in the sprint car racing community are owners of Beaver Drill & Tool Co.
Current 2021 Beaver Drill & Tool Jesse Hockett “Mr. Sprint Car” top ten standings…
2021 – 1. Gio Scelzi, California, 267 points; 2. Brian Brown, Missouri, 240 points; 3. Justin Henderson, South Dakota, 211 points; 4. Cory Eliason, California, 200 points; 5. Shane Golobic, California, 182 points; 6. Tyler Courtney, 178 points; 7. Daryn Pittman, Oklahoma, 170 points; 8. Brooke Tatnell, Australia, 168 points; (tie) Brent Marks, Pennsylvania, 168 points; 10. Kasey Kahne, 165 points.
Article Credit: Knoxville Raceway- Bill Wright
Submitted By: Natalie Sather