2015 Orlando Real World Street Nationals Same Day Race Coverage

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Today is the day for eliminations here in Orlando kicking off with overcast skies and a lower track temp. We will have the latest news from track side and through the pits from start to finish with special thank our event coverage partner Comp Cams, Keep it tuned right here for the latest news and photos from one of the biggest outlaw races of the year.

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Mike Freemanish ripped off a 4.90 in Ultra Street last night for a track record and personal best. He runs a KBX 400 boosted by an 91MM F1C Procharger with trans and converter and tuning by Jason Gatlin at ATF. "This is a team effort which would not be possible with Jason's help. Thanks also to John Kolivas for the help with the suspension lest night putting us one step closer to 4.80's" - Mike Freeman

Mike Freemanish ripped off a 4.90 in Ultra Street last night for a track record and personal best. He runs a KBX 400 boosted by an 91MM F1C Procharger with trans and converter and tuning by Jason Gatlin at ATF. “This is a team effort which would not be possible with Jason’s help. Thanks also to John Kolivas for the help with the suspension lest night putting us one step closer to 4.80’s” – Mike Freeman

Jamie Hancock sat out the final session repairing an oil leak. He sits second in Radial vs the World with a 4.13.

Jamie Hancock sat out the final session repairing an oil leak. He sits second in Radial vs the World with a 4.13.

Kenny Markwish sits sixth and will face off with Chris Tedeschi in round one of Outlaw 275 this morning. Left to right, Megan Kochen and Kenny Markwich.

Kenny Markwish sits sixth and will face off with Chris Tedeschi in round one of Outlaw 275 this morning. Left to right, Megan Kochen and Kenny Markwich.

New Port Richey, Florida racer Werner Saradin is running 10.0 Index this weekend with his 65 GTO. It's been a crowd pleaser carrying the left front with the stock suspension old school set up. He is forty eighth of fifty eight cars in class.

New Port Richey, Florida racer Werner Saradin is running 10.0 Index this weekend with his 65 GTO. It’s been a crowd pleaser carrying the left front with the stock suspension old school set up. He is forty eighth of fifty eight cars in class.

Josh Klugger and Steve Cooks top off the cell in the Fiscus/Klugger Racing Drag Radial Mustang. He will have a single this round due to Frank Meshaw being broken.

Josh Klugger and Steve Cooks top off the cell in the Fiscus/Klugger Racing Drag Radial Mustang. He will have an opponent broke bye first round after Frank Meshaw suffered some engine damage last night.

We are getting into first round now at the twenty second annual Real World Street Nationals after some special words for France during the invocation and National Anthem.

We are getting into first round now at the twenty second annual Real World Street Nationals after some special words for te tragedy in France during the invocation and National Anthem.

Round One Elimination Results

Tricky Ricky Smith had an opponent broke bye over Mike Tokarz rolling out to a 5.84 at just 218 shutting it down just a bit early. He will also have a single in round two before meeting with the winner of Kris Thorne vs Billy Glidden.

Tricky Ricky Smith had an opponent broke bye over Mike Tokarz rolling out to a 5.84 at just 218 shutting it down just a bit early. He dropped a valve on the run and Kris Thorne is also broke so Glidden will have an easy road to the final.

Kevin Fiscus put up a 5.815  at 156 for low ET in round one of Pro Mod. He faces Chuck Mohn who had his first five second run of the weekend today, taking out George Williams III on a holeshot.

Kevin Fiscus put up a 5.815 at 156 for low ET in round one of Pro Mod. He faces Chuck Mohn who had his first five second run of the weekend today, taking out George Williams III on a holeshot. Fiscus also holds the track record for mile per hour with his 260 MPH pass Saturday.

Jordan Ensslin set low ET in Outlaw 632 thsi morning running a 4.447 on his earned bye.

Jordan Ensslin set low ET in Outlaw 632 this morning running a 4.447 on his earned bye.

Smokey Hale paired up with Al Dito with Dito takign the starting line advantage. He put up a clean4.54 at 157 in a game effort but fell victim to Hale's 4.51 at 158.

Smokey Hale paired up with Al Dito with Dito takign the starting line advantage. He put up a clean4.54 at 157 in a game effort but fell victim to Hale’s 4.51 at 158.

The track was tricky for the radial cars in the first round today with several upsets in the round. Here Ziff Hudson takes a hard loss to Frank Acquaro after kicking the tires early.

The track was tricky for the radial cars in the first round today with several upsets in the round. Here Ziff Hudson takes a hard loss to Frank Acquaro after kicking the tires early.

Kenny Markwich will advance over Chris Tedeschi who lit the red bulb in the matchup.

Kenny Markwich (near lane) will advance over Chris Tedeschi who lit the red bulb in the matchup.

Mike Freeman met with Joe Gibbud in a blower vs nitrous match in Ultra Street. Gibbud had a good run with a 5.14  but not enough to stay out on Freeman's 4.94 at 40

Mike Freeman met with Joe Gibbud in a blower vs nitrous match in Ultra Street. Gibbud had a good run with a 5.14 but not enough to stay out on Freeman’s 4.94 at 40

Walter Drakeford and Ari Birchfield were paired up with Birchfield getting a good advantage on the tree. Drakeford's 4.97 at 136 did the trick and he will advance to round two to face off with number five qualifier Tim Hendricks.

Walter Drakeford and Ari Birchfield were paired up with Birchfield getting a good advantage on the tree. Drakeford’s 4.97 at 136 did the trick and he will advance to round two to face off with number five qualifier Tim Hendricks.

In Radial vs the World Jamie Hancock will be going home early taking a loss to Rick Prospero's  (far lane) twin turbo big block RX7 street car and Drag Week winner.

In Radial vs the World Jamie Hancock will be going home early taking a loss to Rick Prospero’s (far lane) twin turbo big block RX7 street car and Drag Week winner.

Chad Opaleski had low ET for the round putting up a 4.23 at 182, his best of the weekend. He will run Prospero in round two with lane choice.

Chad Opaleski had low ET for the round putting up a 4.23 at 182, his best of the weekend. He will run Prospero in round two with lane choice.

David Pearson is out in Outlaw 275 but in RvW after a win over Bobby Dodrill's C10.

David Pearson is out in Outlaw 275 but in RvW after a win over Bobby Dodrill’s C10.

Round Two Results

Kevin Fiscus faced off with Chuck Mohn in round two Pro Mod putting up a 5.91 at 222 after a Mohn foul start.

Kevin Fiscus faced off with Chuck Mohn in round two Pro Mod putting up a 5.91 at 222 after a Mohn foul start.

Adam Flamholc faced off with import powered record holder Isaoas Rojas' Cobalt racing out of Mech Tech here in Orlando. Rojas took the starting line advantage with an .077 reaction running through the stripe to a 6.011 at 238. It just wasn't enough to stay in front of the 5 Day Plantation Shutter and Blinds NHRA Legal Pro Mod based in Malmo Sweden setting another personal best and low ET this round 5.827 at 245 MPH. He will face of with Kevin Fiscus in the semi final. The team is very happy so far with the performance of the MMR/HRA built engine topped with a Mike Janis blower. The team plans to run the Citrus Nationals and Snowbird Outlaw Nationals before running IHRA and NHRA Pro Mod next season.

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The semi final in Pro Mod was Kevin Fiscus and Adam Flamholc with both racers on good runs. At the strip it would be Fiscus earning the win with a 5.84 to Flamholc’s 5.88 with the margin of victory being just .0018 of a second. Fiscus will face Glidden in the final round.

Troy Blake faced off with Jordan Ensslin in the Outlaw 632 semi final running a 4.48 at 160. Ensslin broke at the launch. The final will be Rolando Hale vs Blake with Jeff Ensslin going red taking himself out on a 4.45 pass.

Troy Blake faced off with Jordan Ensslin in the Outlaw 632 semi final running a 4.48 at 160. Ensslin broke at the launch. The final will be Rolando Hale vs Blake with Jeff Ensslin going red taking himself out on a 4.45 pass.

Jorge Lozcano will face off with George "Racin" Cason in the final of World Street with lane choice going to Lozcano.

Jorge Lozcano will face off with George “Racin” Cason in the final of World Street with lane choice going to Lozcano.

Josh Klugger will face off with Chad Opaleski who has lane choice with yet another personal best 4.20 at 183 MPH. Fiscus will have his hands full as Chad has been the most consistent car in Radial vs the World this weekend.

The Ultra Street final will have two familiar faces in Troy Pirez Jr. and Walter Drakeford. Pirez had a good match with Bill Gregan running a 4.96 to Gregan's game 5.02. Mike Freeman struck the tires in his match with Drakeford who went on to run a 4.97 setting up the all nitrous final.

Final Results

Billy Glidden earned his first win here in Orlando since 2002 where he won Outlaw 10.5 in his black Mustang. Today it would be Pro Modified in a match agaisnt fellow NMRA competitor Kevin Fiscus. Kevin had lane choice going into the final but went red handing Glidden the event win with his best of weekend 5.89 at 239 MPH.

Billy Glidden earned his first win here in Orlando since 2002 where he won Outlaw 10.5 in his black Mustang. Today it would be Pro Modified in a match against fellow NHRA competitor Kevin Fiscus. Kevin had lane choice going into the final but went red handing Glidden the event win with his best of weekend 5.89 at 239 MPH.

Heavy Street number one qualifier Ken Quartuccio met with local racer Jok Totight in the final with lane choice and a distinct advantage for the double entered racer. Totight took the holeshot with a .028 reaction but was outpaced by Quartuccio's 7.19 at 164 coasting through the quarter mile.

Heavy Street number one qualifier Ken Quartuccio met with local racer Jok Totight in the final with lane choice and a distinct advantage for the double entered racer. Totight took the hole shot with a .028 reaction but was outpaced by Quartuccio’s 7.19 at 164 coasting through the quarter mile.

Jok Totight (near lane) ran a string of 8.50's to make the final with his show quality supercharged 68 Camaro.

Jok Totight (near lane) ran a string of 8.50’s to make the final with his show quality supercharged 68 Camaro.

Jorge Lozcano ran well in qualifying but hurt the engine and left the track to make repairs yesterday. The team was back today but struggled in eliminations before meeting up with Greg Cason in the final

Jorge Lozcano ran well in World Street qualifying but hurt the engine and left the track to make repairs yesterday. The team was back today but struggled in eliminations before meeting up with Greg Cason in the final where they put a run together earning the win with a 6.52 at 219 to Cason’s 7.23 at 159.

Greg Cason, World Street runner up.

Greg Cason, World Street runner up.

Untra Street featured some very close racing this weekend with Walter Drakeford and Troy Pirez Jr. meeting up in the final. Drakeford took the advantage on the tree scoring an .036 reaction and running a 4.99 to Pirez' quicker 4.95 to earn the holeshot win for back to back RWSN wins in Ultra Street.

Untra Street featured some very close racing this weekend with Walter Drakeford and Troy Pirez Jr. meeting up in the final. Drakeford took the advantage on the tree scoring an .036 reaction and running a 4.99 to Pirez’ quicker 4.95 to earn the holeshot win for back to back RWSN wins in Ultra Street.

Troy Pirez Jr. Ultra Street runner up.

Troy Pirez Jr. Ultra Street runner up.

Tony Ridenour waded through the Outlaw 275 field to meet up with Phil Hines in the final for a blower vs turbo pairing. Hines left first but struck teh tires allowing Ridenour to drive by with a 4.46 at 171.

Tony Ridenour waded through the Outlaw 275 field to meet up with Phil Hines in the final for a blower vs turbo pairing. Hines left first but struck teh tires allowing Ridenour to drive by with a 4.46 at 171.

Phil Hines (near lane) Outlaw 275 runner up.

Phil Hines (near lane) Outlaw 275 runner up.

Chad Opaleski and Josh Klugger met in the final of Radial vs the World with Opaleski having lane choice. He lost oil pressure on the burnout and shut it down though giving Klugger the go ahead win.

Chad Opaleski and Josh Klugger met in the final of Radial vs the World with Opaleski having lane choice. He lost oil pressure on the burnout and shut it down though giving Klugger the go ahead win.

Kenny Anderson (near lane) and Will Kirklin waded through four rounds of competition in 8.50 Index to meet in the final. Kirklin left first in a tight race with both drivers playing the stripe. Kenny took the win with an 8.55 to Kirklin's 8.60.

Kenny Anderson (near lane) and Will Kirklin waded through four rounds of competition in 8.50 Index to meet in the final. Kirklin left first in a tight race with both drivers playing the stripe. Kenny took the win with an 8.55 to Kirklin’s 8.60.

Rob Ward took the 10.0 Index win after six rounds of racing today with both racers breaking out , Ward with a 9.998 at 136 MPH.

Rob Ward took the 10.0 Index win after six rounds of racing today with both racers breaking out , Ward with a 9.998 at 136 MPH.

Bobby Taylor 10.0 Index Runner up.

Bobby Taylor (near lane) 10.0 Index Runner up.

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Rob Cossack

Rob has had an interest in photography since he was young, but didn't get started until 2007, when he started shooting at the local tracks. After that, he started doing local video coverage of heads-up events and began working with Power Automedia shortly after.
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