|SNYDER, REISTERER DOMINATE AGAIN AT U.S. DRAGSMick Snyder became the first Pro Extreme competitor in ADRL history to win three straight races, while Doug Reisterer made it two in a row in Pro Nitrous with another convincing win on Saturday night in Virginia. Read More >>|
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ADRL: Same Day Coverage here on DRAGZINE. Mick Snyder continued his incredible run in Pro Extreme on Saturday night, scoring his third straight win in the category at the Virginia Motorsports Park, and this time he did it on a holeshot, turning back Tim Tindle and his career best 3.64 effort in the exciting final round. Doug Reisterer, who stole the headlines with his intriguing win in St. Louis, downed Burton Auxier in the final round for the second race in a row, this time pounding out a stunning 3.75 for the victory. In Extreme 10.5, Brad Brand denied Alan Pittman in the final round, and Pro Stock star Richie Stevens Jr. scored his first win on ADRL turf with a defeat of Dean Goforth. For more news and notes from Virginia, click over to Competition Plus or visit Drag Race Central.
NMCA WEST: Greg Seth-Hunter rolled to a 6.61 in the Pro Street finale at the NMCA WEST Street Car Nationals at Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield on Sunday, easily defeating the 7.07 recorded by opponent John Durden. Al Jimenez and his leaf spring Camaro downed David Bowman in the True 10.5 final with a 7.32 at 205 mph, and Daniel Bott III won the N/A 10.5 category on both ends of the race track with a better reaction time and a quicker 8.27 to “Gypsy” Mike Valentino’s 8.36. A pair of Young’s — Kevin and Jeff — squared off for the 275 Radial crown, with Kevin taking the edge out of the gate and running a quicker 7.44 to Jeff’s 7.56. For complete coverage from Bakersfield, click over to NMCA Digital.
NHRA Division 1: Charlie Greco earned the Competition Eliminator title at the third stop on the NHRA Northeast Division trail at New York’s Lebanon Valley Dragway, as he ran further under his L/AA index in the final to capture the title. Jacques Blais won a heads-up, GT/EA super Stock final on opponent Brian Clayton’s foul start, and Anthony Fetch was first off the starting line and dead on the dial in the Stock Eliminator final to hand the loss to Don Pires Jr. For a wrap-up from Lebanon Valley, log on to NHRADiv1.com.
NHRA Division 2: Rich Hord was .006 red in the Competition Eliminator final, handing the NHRA Southeast Division series win to Glen Treadwell on Saturday at the Atlanta Dragway. Class racing standout Michael Beard took a decisive win in Super Stock over Elisha Boyd thanks to a big advantage out of the gate, and Brenda Grubbs downed Jimmy Hidalgo Jr. for the Stock Eliminator win. For more from Commerce, visit NHRADiv2.com.
NHRA Division 4: Jerry Holt gained a sizable .021 to .087 edge out of the gate in the Top Dragster final, but the quicker Rob McKinley freight-trained him at the finish line, pushing him under the dial and snatching the hardware at the NHRA South Central division meet at the Tulsa raceway Park in Oklahoma on Sunday. McKinley was joined by Top Sportsman winner Danny Leibham, who also benefited from his opponents’ quicker-leaving breakout run in the final. For more from Tulsa, click over to NHRADiv4.com.
NHRA Division 6: Ty Anderson was .005 on the tree .017 off the Super Comp index at the NHRA Northwest Divisional at Washington’s spokane County Raceway on Sunday, as he downed Scott Taylor in the money round. Super Gas winner Eddy Plaizier did him one better, nailing a near-perfect .001 bulb and a 10.11 on the 10.10 index for the victory. Super Street winner Becky Lindsey also sawed down the tree with the event on the line, tripping a .004 bulb that was the deciding factor in an 11.125 to 11.128 match. For more from Spokane, visit NHRADiv6.com.
IHRA Division 9: Donny Urban was an oh-so-close .001 red on the tree in the Top Dragster final at the IHRA Raiders Division 9 event at North Carolina’s Dunn-Benson Dragstrip, handing the win to James Albertson. Urban didn’t go away empty-handed however, as he scored the Top Sportsman victory in a incredible matchup that saw both drivers dead on the dial with a zero and only .001 apart in reaction time. For complete results from Benson, visit Drag Race Central.
Super Chevy Show: Mark Micke clocked a 4.61 in the Pro Outlaw final at the Super Chevy Show event at the Gateway Motorsports Park to score the event win, while Dan Saitz did likewise in his Ford Mustang in the Radial final with a stout 5.15 at 144 mph in the sweltering late-June heat.
PMRA: Bruce Boland of Hamilton, Ontario drove his ’41 Willys to the PMRA crown at the Canadian Nitro Nationals at Toronto’s Cayuga Dragway, clocking a 6.00 to down Kenny Lang in the final. For more coverage from Toronto. visit PMRA.ca.
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