Monday Race Report – ORTC, NHRA Winters Jumpstart 2011 Season

DILLARD, NEAL, JACKSON LEAD RECORD SHATTERING RADIAL REDEMPTION WINNERS

After months of preparation, trash talk, and anticipation, the ORTC Radial Redemption commenced upon South Georgia Motorsports Park, and the racing did not disappoint. Records and personal bests were set nearly across the board and at the end of the day, a new champion was crowned in the feature attraction Radial vs. The World as Eric Dillard powered his way to the title. He was joined in victory lane by a host of top runners, including, Steve Jackson, Kevin Neal, and Justin Smith.  Read More >>


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ORTC: Same Day Event Coverage here on DRAGZINE. After months of preparation, trash talk, and anticipation, the ORTC Radial Redemption commenced upon South Georgia Motorsports Park, and the racing did not disappoint. Records and personal bests were set nearly across the board and at the end of the day, a new champion was crowned in the feature attraction Radial vs. The World as Eric Dillard powered his way to the title with several 4.4-second passes to defeat Scotty Guadagno in the final. Steve Jackson took the Outlaw Radial win with a 4.40 in the final to best Dave Hinzman, and Justin Smith made his way through the largest field on the property to take the X275 crown over Pete Harrel. For additonal coverage, visit Competiton Plus.

NHRA: Same Day Event Coverage here on DRAGZINE. As it has each February for the last 51 years, the NHRA kicked off it’s Full Throttle Drag Racing season in style in Pomona, California at the Pomona Raceway. Despite a washed out day of qualifying on Friday, the event marched on with some exciting performances and close racing action. When all was said and done, Morgan Lucas (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car), and Jason Line (Pro Stock) all got their championship pursuits off to a great start with wins. Lucas edged his teammate Shawn Langdon in the money round, while Hight used a big holeshot to down the quicker Matt Hagan for all the marbles and Jason Line went low for the weekend in the final to best Greg Stanfield. For more coverage, visit nhra.com, Drag Race Central, and Competition Plus.


The Weekend Winner Circle

ORTC Radial Redemption – Cecil, GA
After months of preparation, trash talk, and anticipation, the ORTC Radial Redemption commenced upon South Georgia Motorsports Park, and the racing did not disappoint. Records and personal bests were set nearly across the board and at the end of the day, a new champion was crowned in the feature attraction Radial vs. The World as Eric Dillard powered his way to the title. He was joined in victory lane by a host of top runners, including, Steve Jackson, Kevin Neal, and Justin Smith.
EVENT WINNERS
Radial vs The World: Eric Dillard
X275: Justin Smith
Outlaw Radial: Steve Jackson
Outlaw 275:
Kevin Neal
Ultimate Street: Gerime Brooks

No Boost: Chad Henderson
5.30 Index:
Dillon Voss
6.50 Index:
Ed Bendall
7.50 Index:
Jerry Cline
Open Comp: Brandon Wood

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NHRA Kragen O’Reilly Winternationals – Pomona, CA
As it has each February for the last 46 years, the NHRA kicked off it’s Full Throttle Drag Racing season in style in Pomona, California at the Pomona Raceway. Despite a washed out day of qualifying, the event marched on with some exciting performances and close racing action. When all was said and done, Morgan Lucas (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car), and Jason Line (Pro Stock) all got their championship pursuits off to a rousing start with wins.
EVENT WINNERS
Top Fuel: Morgan Lucas
Funny Car:
Robert Hight
Pro Stock:
Jason Line


Top Alcohol Dragster: Duane Shields
Top Alcohol Funny Car: Tony Bartone




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Andrew Wolf

Andrew has been involved in motorsports from a very young age. Over the years, he has photographed several major auto racing events, sports, news journalism, portraiture, and everything in between. After working with the Power Automedia staff for some time on a freelance basis, Andrew joined the team in 2010.
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