Levi Jones claims the USAC Silver Crown Championship.
TOLEDO, Ohio (Oct. 15, 2011) – Levi Jones joined some elite company Saturday afternoon by clinching his second consecutive USAC Traxxas Silver Crown Series championship by finishing seventh in the Rollie Beale 150 at Toledo Speedway. The Tony Stewart Racing (TSR) driver became only the fifth driver in USAC history to earn back-to-back Silver Crown titles.
The Olney, Ill. native joins Jack Hewitt (1986-1987), J.J. Yeley (2002-2003), Dave Steele (2004-2005) and Bud Kaeding (2006-2007) as repeat champions in the Silver Crown division, and he earned this year’s title by driving the Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing No. 10 Chevrolet/GM Performance Parts/Curb Records/Beast to top-10 finishes in all eight Silver Crown races.
It is the sixth Silver Crown title for car-owner Tony Stewart and his second with partner Curb-Agajanian. In addition to Jones’ 2010 and 2011 titles, Stewart captured four consecutive Silver Crown titles fr...