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FALL-OUT 3 - HOT VINTAGE DRAG RACING IN THE COOL AUTUMN

 

Two years ago the Meltdown Drags Association embarked on a mission to supplement its wildly successful summer time Meltdown Drags with a vintage drag racing meet in the autumn. Under the auspices of “Vintage Drag Racing 101”,  “The Fall-Out” was born.
 
MDA partnered with Rock Falls Raceway in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in part to take advantage of the burgeoning vintage drag racing scene centered in Minnesota's Twin Cities. Those racers and fans have responded enthusiastically to the authentic 1966 and older race for fun format.

LOPEZ SCORES DOUBLE-UP AT NHRA DIV. 4 THUNDER VALLEY

 

In the final results from Thunder Valley Raceway Park and the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Jeff Lopez, Irving, Texas, claimed titles in both Super Gas and Stock Eliminator.
 
Lopez faced off against Jay Bunce, Piedmont, Okla., in Super Gas and posted a winning run of 6.315 seconds, 124.06 mph in his ’63 Corvette. Bunce drove to a 6.344 second, 127.98 mph lap for a close runner up finish.
 
In his second final of the day Lopez, worked his way through the Stock Eliminator field and ran 5.869 seconds at 116.64 mph in his victory over Greg Stanfield, Bossier City, La., who clocked in at 6.627 seconds, 99.32 mph. This was Lopez’s 15th and 16th Lucas Oil Series victories.

LIVE VIDEO: SOUTHERN FOOTBRAKE CHALLENGE

Thanks to our coverage partners at DragStory.com and Mark Walter, we present to you the live video feed from the Southern FootBrake Challenge at Holly Springs Motorsport Park.

LIVE VIDEO: NO LIMIT PROMOTIONS, TRIPLE CROWN 25s

Thanks to our coverage partners at DragStory.com and Mark Walter, we present to you the live video feed from the No Limit Promotions from Darlington Dragway.

SAMSEL WINS ST. LOUIS DIVISIONAL AGAIN

 

Robin Samsel and Chris Foster scored in the alcohol classes at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series North Central Division All-American Hot Rod Showdown at Gateway Motrosports Park.

SLOAN SCORES 1ST CAREER WIN AT HOME TRACK

 

In the final results from Rockingham Dragway and the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, home track and second-generation racer Hillarey Sloan took home the win this weekend in Super Stock.
 
Sloan faced off against Ryan Worner, Dunnigan, Pa., and posted a winning run of 9.855 seconds, 131.22 mph in her ’09 Duster. Worner was quick of the line but could not hold off Sloan with a slower run of 10.121 seconds and 123.93 mph making this Sloan’s first career win. 
 
Van Puckett, Monroe, Ga., and Mike Robilotto, Albany, N.Y., took home the wins in Comp Eliminator and Super Comp respectively.

SPORTSMAN RESULTS FROM 2018 CALIFORNIA HOT ROD REUNION

The following are sportsman resulots from the 2018 NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion in Bakersfield, Ca.

ANDERSON DOMINATES NHRA MOSER SPORTSMAN SHOOTOUT

 

 Jonathan Anderson qualified for the NHRA Moser Sportsman Shootout in two classes and advanced to the final round in both taking the honors as both Champion and runner up in the specialty event at this weekend’s NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at Rockingham Dragway.
 
In a year long points battle, Anderson, Williamson, Ga., qualified both his ‘05 Pontiac Super Street and his ’09 dragster in Super Comp. He then took out Matt Weston (Super Street) and Michelle Furr (Super Gas) in round one. Also qualifying in two classes was Red Boy, Ala., racer Jeff Strickland who beat Kenneth Stott in round one with his stock entry but fell to Lindsey Barker in Top Dragster.

NHRA MOSER SPORTSMAN SHOOTOUT KICKS OFF LUCAS SERIES IN ROCKINGHAM

 

The NHRA Southeast Division Moser Sportsman Shootout will take to the track at Rockingham Dragway this Friday, October 19, on opening day of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event.

BELLEMEUR RACES TO NHRA TAFC CHAMPIONSHIP AT CAROLINA NATS

 

Sean Bellemeur raced to the NHRA Lucas Oil Top Alcohol Funny Car World Championship then capped it off with the event win at the NHRA Carolina Nationals presented by WIX Filers at zMAX Dragway. Megan Meyer took the honors in Top Alcohol Dragster as did three first time winners at the national event level.
 
Bellemeur, Placentia, Calif., clinched the championship on Saturday when he beat DJ Cox in his round two match up then knocked out Andy Bohl in the semifinals and Phil Burkart in the final round with a strong 5.403 second lap at 271.13 mph. Burkhart was out first then quickly lost traction as Bellemeur raced by for the win. The Championship is the second in Top Alcohol Funny Car for team owner Tony Bartone who won as a driver in 1996.

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