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Tyler Head gets first FTF series victory at Chicagoland

Verizon FTF Cup Series Weekly Recap + Eligibility Update

Sunday, July 1st – Race #17 – MTN Dew 400k @ Chicagoland Speedway

The “RIP FTF Racing – Killed by Memes” edition, written by Justin Melillo

Laps – 167
Leaders – 12 (23 lead changes)
Cautions – 9 (31 laps)
Cars entered – 27

Jones Editorial Pole Sitter: Taylor Morgans
Stage 1 Winner: Cosmin Ioaneșiu
Stage 2 Winner: Brian Mercurio
Race Winner: Tyler Head

Verizon Cup Points Leader: Kevin McAdams
UFI Owner’s Point Leader: #26 Speed, Inc. Chevy
Race #17 Winning Team: Macaroni Salad Autosport
Team Points Leader: Speed, Inc.

Tide Pods Clean Quarterly Award: Tied between 4 drivers
(Brandon LawsonKevin McAdamsArnold FisichellaJustin Melillo) (ENDS AT DAYTONA)
Monster Ultra Violet Restart Leader – Taylor Morgans (27)
SEIKO Fastest Lap – Cosmin Ioaneșiu (184.187 mph)
Splash N’ Go Paint Scheme Award – Tyler Head
Race Results: http://simulationmotorsports.com/leagues/event.asp…

Points Standings: http://simulationmotorsports.com/leagues/standings.asp…

2018 Schedule: https://docs.google.com/…/1ehkegTjHq83VcFPvd7KqeHeJ_5…/edit…

Driver List / Team Points / Owners Points: https://docs.google.com/…/1uWlTiPeG5AOcWmaTQ4s8vVGn5h…/edit… (WILL UPDATE LATER)

Bonus Points / Awards / Statistics / Race Winnings (up: https://docs.google.com/…/1XRWRaEBj9fe8BJtW78UuyJQwj2…/edit…

Caution & Restart Report:

YF#1: Lap 3 on 193 c (-0.5) // 36 rs
YF#2: Lap 9 “Racing Deal” // 24 rs
YF#3: Lap 15 on 41 c (-0.5) // 222 rs
YF#4: Lap 32 on 67 no c WARP (0) // 24 rs
YF#5: Lap 41 on 37 c (-0.5)
–>Secondary on 193 c, parked (-0.5) // 44 rs
YF#6: Lap 56 on 36 c (-0.5) // 44 rs
YF#7: Lap 80 on 36 c (-0.5) // 44 rs
YF#8: Lap 122 on 34 no c (-1) // 30 rs
YF#9: Lap 150 on 24 no c (-1) // 64 rs

Post Race Penalties:

None to report!

Ongoing Penalties:

None to report!

NEXT RACE: Java Monster Loca Moca 400k @ Daytona Int’l Speedway (7/8/18)

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ELIGIBILITY UPDATE:

Reminder, that you must have 20 starts by the end of the regular season to be considered for the 2018 Verizon FTF Cup Series Playoffs. We have dwindled our list of eligible drivers down to 20 with 9 races until the regular season end.

By win or by points, if you plan to be a part of the playoffs, you must have 20 starts.

Here is a list of drivers and how many more starts they need to keep eligibility:

Thank you to the following drivers who have raced every race thus far. You all only need 3 more starts to maintain eligibility

24 Cosmin Ioaneșiu
30 Corey Carpenter
53 Justin Melillo
71 Chris Wetz
Brandon Lawson
39 Arnold Fisichella
19 Zach Buchanan
37 Ryan Nawrocki
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26 Kevin McAdams 4/9
36 Taylor Morgans 4/9
44 Kyle Riley 4/9
25 Randal Coleman 4/9

Jordan Buster 6/9
67 Andrew Schwartz 6/9
41 Brian Mercurio 6/9
01 Jake Poulin 6/9

47 Sonny Tallman 7/9
79 Nick Baker 7/9

64 Tyler Head 8/9 (Must race all but one race)

57 Maverick Morrow 9/9 (Must race every race)

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