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WINNERS CROWNED AT BYRON'S FIRECRACKER BRACKET NATIONALS

 

Byron Dragway, widely known as “The Birthplace of Big Money Bracket Racing” hosted its Firecracker Bracket Nationals for the 20th consecutive year on July 5-7, 2019.

“As the birthplace of big money bracket racing, we take great pride in continuing this tradition with the Firecracker Bracket Nationals,” said Byron Dragway general manager Randy Simpson. “While big payouts are commonplace at Byron Dragway as part of our Big Bucks Bracket Bash Series, the Firecracker Bracket Nationals has certainly set itself apart as one of the majors.”

UPSTART DRAG RACER PURCHASES STEVE COHEN'S OPERATION

 

First, you go to school, and then you get in the business.

Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School graduate Spencer Markell has taken this pathway. Recently Markell purchased veteran sportsman drag racer Steve Cohen’s operation.

BIG PAYDAY COMING FOR FOOTBRAKERS

 

For 13 years, the team of Jared Pennington and Steve Stites through their Coalburg Racing Promotions company have provided Footbrake racers; those who leave off the bottom bulb by essentially swapping feet; with some of the best high dollar footbrake races in the country. By this time next year, all the footbrake crowd will be speaking about is the largest purse in the history of that class with the official announcement today of a $100,000-to-win race specifically for the footbrake crowd, with the entire purse 100-percent guaranteed regardless of car count. As is custom with any Coalburg Racing Promotions event, a win light in the second round earns some round money.

BTE WORLD FOOTBRAKE CHALLENGE - FINAL DAY RESULTS

 

The connotation has been used before but we have come to Day Last of the 13th BTE World Footbrake Challenge at Bristol Dragway. Yesterday’s Lopez Motorsports $10K vent had its – excuse the pun – challenges as Mother Nature set the day back several hours forcing eliminations to be halted at the curfew of 1:00 this morning with 22 racers still left in competition.

Today’s plan was to complete round six and then go into first round of eliminations for Sunday’s race with the remaining Saturday rounds worked in until a Saturday winner is named.

MIKE COUGHLIN SCORES WIN #27

 

Mike Coughlin scored his first Top Dragster victory in two years Sunday, beating five tough challengers in elimination action to take the crown of the Summer Spectacle at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. The event was the third on this year's North Central Division schedule in the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series.

LIVE VIDEO: NHRA LODRS DIV. 3, SUMMER SPECTACLE, INDIANAPOLIS

Thanks to our coverage partners at DragRacer.TV (formerly D3TV) and Warren Evans, we present to you the live video feed from the Summer Spectacle in Indianapolis, Ind.

LIVE VIDEO: WORLD FOOTBRAKE CHALLENGE XIII, BRISTOL, TENN.

Thanks to our coverage partners at DragStory.com and Mark Walter, we present to you the live video feed from the World Footbrake Challenge XII in Bristol, Tenn.

RESULTS FROM THE NMRA FORD MOTORSPORTS NATIONALS

 

This year the NMRA Ford Motorsport Nationals, held at the scenic Maple Grove Raceway (Mohnton, PA), was moved to the end of the June and the racers and fans were met with the sun shining in the sky and warm weather. The legacy Ford event is the fourth stop on the six-race NMRA Ford Nationals tour.

BTE WORLD FOOTBRAKE CHALLENGE COMING TO BRISTOL

LIVE VIDEO: SFG $525,000 BRACKET RACE, MARTIN, MI.

Thanks to our coverage partners at DragStory.com and Mark Walter, we present to you the live video feed from the SFG $525,000 bracket race from Martin, Mich.

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