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 Ken Scheepers.............

Updated: January 6, 2007

 

 

 

Category: Modified

Residence: Flower Mound, Texas

Hometown: Durban, South Africa

Date of Birth: Dec. 7, 1954

Car: 2005 Mazda RX-8

Engine: Turbocharged Mazda 13B two-rotor

Team Owner: Ken Scheepers

2006 wins/final rounds: 0/0

Career wins/final rounds: 5/10

Best points finish: 2nd

First Start: Dallas 2001

First Victory: Moroso 2003

First No.1 qualifying position: Moroso 2003

Career No.1 qualifying awards: 5

 

Text Box: Category: Modified
Residence: Flower Mound, Texas
Hometown: Durban, South Africa
Date of Birth: Dec. 7, 1954
Car: 2005 Mazda RX-8
Engine: Turbocharged Mazda 13B two-rotor
Team Owner: Ken Scheepers
2006 wins/final rounds: 0/0
Career wins/final rounds: 5/10
Best points finish: 2nd
First Start: Dallas 2001
First Victory: Moroso 2003
First No.1 qualifying position: Moroso 2003
Career No.1 qualifying awards: 5
 

 

 

 

bullet 6th Place NHRA Modified Championship
bullet First 7-second ET in Richmond, VA.
bullet Career best ET of 7.76 second in final event in Pomona.
bullet December testing ET 7.601 at 175.31 mph
bullet Only driver to compete in NHRA series since 2001 Series Inception.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2005: Debut the brand new 2004 Mazda RX-8, Captured 1st Modified win @ Moroso-2, Advanced to two final round appearances, #2 Qualifier & runner up at season final, 4th Place NHRA Modified Championship

2004: Captured No.1 qualifier award at season opener at Fontana; Advanced to the quarterfinals at Moroso for seasons best finish; Suffered a season-ending crash at Englishtown 1 but finished ninth in the Honda Tuning All Motor season points standings despite competing in only three events.

2003: Captured three victories en route to a career-best second place finish (By 8 points); Qualified No.1 four times; Clocked low E.T. of the race four times

2002: Advanced to three final rounds; Finished third in the Honda Tuning All Motor standings

2001: Advanced to first career final round (Houston); Finished third in Street Tire category

 

Text Box: 2006 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS



6th Place NHRA Modified Championship
First 7-second ET in Richmond, VA.
Career best ET of 7.76 second in final event in Pomona.
December testing ET 7.601 at 175.31 mph
Only driver to compete in NHRA series since 2001 Series Inception.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2005: Debut the brand new 2004 Mazda RX-8, Captured 1st Modified win @ Moroso-2, Advanced to two final round appearances, #2 Qualifier & runner up at season final, 4th Place NHRA Modified Championship
2004: Captured No.1 qualifier award at season opener at Fontana; Advanced to the quarterfinals at Moroso for seasons best finish; Suffered a season-ending crash at Englishtown 1 but finished ninth in the Honda Tuning All Motor season points standings despite competing in only three events.
2003: Captured three victories en route to a career-best second place finish (By 8 points); Qualified No.1 four times; Clocked low E.T. of the race four times
2002: Advanced to three final rounds; Finished third in the Honda Tuning All Motor standings
2001: Advanced to first career final round (Houston); Finished third in Street Tire category
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Text Box: Year      No. Races      Pts.Fin      Won     R/U     Semi.     Qtr.     1st Rd.     No.1 Qfy.     DNQ        Rd. W-L
           2006             8                    6              0          0          1          1             5                0                1           0-8
           2005             6                    4              1          1           0         1             3                0                0           1-5
           2004             3                    9              0          0           0         1            3                1                 0           1-3
           2003            10                   2              3          1           3          2            1                4                0           23-7
           2002            10                   3              0          3            4          0            3                0               0           10-10
           2001            4                     3              0          1            1         0             2                0               0           1-4
            Total          41                                  4          6           9          5           17               5              1          36-37
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                              2006 MODIFIED Points Standings

Position  Driver Points PB   Make
  01  

Paul Efantis

718   *   Toyota
  02   Jorge Lazcano 683   -35   Mazda
  03   Justin Humphreys 655   -63   Lexus
  04   Demetrios Karagiannis 649   -69   Mazda
  05   Michael Lowe 462   -256   Mazda
  06   Ken Scheepers 400   -318   Mazda
  07   Steve Topletz 300   -418   Toyota
  08   Jorge Juarbe 208   -510   Toyota
  09   Thomas Shambaugh 114   -604   Chevrolet
  10   Elliot Rivera 108   -610   Toyota

 

Text Box: Position
 Driver
Points
PB  
Make
  01  
Paul Efantis
718  
*  
Toyota
  02  
Jorge Lazcano
683  
-35  
Mazda
  03  
Justin Humphreys
655  
-63  
Lexus
  04  
Demetrios Karagiannis
649  
-69  
Mazda
  05  
Michael Lowe
462  
-256  
Mazda
  06  
Ken Scheepers
400  
-318  
Mazda
  07  
Steve Topletz
300  
-418  
Toyota
  08  
Jorge Juarbe
208  
-510  
Toyota
  09  
Thomas Shambaugh
114  
-604  
Chevrolet
  10  
Elliot Rivera
108  
-610  
Toyota
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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