One of the most anticipated events of the Super Late Model season will take place Monday night at Berlin Raceway in Marne, Michigan. We get you ready for the 3rd Annual Money in the Bank 150 in this edition of “By the Numbers” on Speed51.com.
1: Brian Campbell was the first entry for this year’s race. That comes as no surprise, as it is also the same spot the defending race winner finished in a year ago.
2: Johnny VanDoorn is a two-time Berlin 251 winner so there is no reason to look past him for the big show on Monday. VanDoorn finishes on average 75% of his races at Berlin in the top 10.
4: Brian Campbell led only the last four laps to win the Money in the Bank 150 a year ago at Berlin. Campbell battled hard with Bubba Pollard on the last restart and out-dueled the inaugural race winner for the victory.
11: Bubba Pollard considers Berlin Raceway a second home. The Senoia, Georgia driver has 11 starts and three career wins at Berlin. More importantly, he has eight top-five finishes and has finished over 96% of the scheduled laps at the historic track.
22: As reported on Speed51.com Thursday, Southeast Super Late Model standout Casey Roderick will head north to run the Rowdy Manufacturing No. 22 ride for Wilson Motorsports at the Money in the Bank 150. While driving a Rowdy car, Kyle Busch led much of the race in 2018 only to finish third.
30: The starting field will be set like this: 1-24 locked in from qualifying, 25-30 set from the Last Chance Race. The fast qualifier will also draw for an invert between 6 and 15.
50: Teams will have to keep tabs on the green flag runs as there will be a competition yellow ever 50 green flag laps.
53: Boris Jurkovic, driver of the No. 53 car, has been one to watch this season as the former Winchester and All American 400 winner has been fast in 2019 and has three wins at Berlin already this year.
66: Track point leader Nate Walton has a win, a second and two third-place finishes at Berlin this year. Walton could be a sleeper in many eyes when the big boys come to town to chase the money. Look for a respectful run from the Hudsonville, Michigan driver.
113: It’s not often you can have a stat like this. Kyle Busch led 113 of 150 laps in 2018 and finished third.
150: The race is 150 green flag laps.
20,000: The winner’s share of the Money in the Bank 150 purse is $20,000. $10,000 will be handed out to the second-place finisher.
Double Dip: The Bad Fast Outlaw Super Late Models will also chase each other for a 60-lap dash for money on the same night.
Sanctioned: The Super Late Model race will be sanctioned by the ARCA/CRA Super Series; however, championship points will not be awarded.
Past Money in the Bank 150 Winners
2018 Brian Campbell
2017 Bubba Pollard
-Story by: Elgin Traylor, Speed51.com Southeast Correspondent
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