Moeser, Hool, Martel score in Bradenton Division 2 Lucas Oil opener

2/13/2011


DIVISION 2
Bradenton Motorsports Park
Bradenton, Fla., Feb. 11-13, 2011 

Results will be posted as soon as they are available. For detailed results, go to Drag Race Central


Sunday

BRADENTON, Fla.

Racing concluded this weekend at Bradenton Motorsports Park for the first NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event of the season with some familiar names competing.

A local to the track, Ed Richardson, Bradenton, Fla., took the win in Super Comp over Tyler Caheely from Rock Spring, Ga. Richardson drove his dragster to a victory with a run of 8.872 seconds at 179.10 mph.

Kris Hool, Cooper, Wyo., took home the championship trophy in Top Alcohol Funny Car defeating last year's Southeast Division champion, Mickey Ferro, Stamford, Conn., who broke in the final round. Hool drove his '10 Monte Carlo to a 5.600-second victory at 258.02 mph. Another 2010 Southeast Division champion, Ray Miller, finished in the runner-up spot at Bradenton. Miller, running in Top Dragster, made the short trip from Spring Hill, Fla., and lost in the final round to Dwayne Roberts. Roberts, from Lakeland, Fla., ran 7.045 seconds at 179.24 mph in his dragster.

Al Moeser, Hill Town, Pa., qualified in the top spot earlier in the weekend in Top Alcohol Dragster and continued his momentum all the way to the final round defeating Artie Allen, Jackonsonville, Fla., with a 5.308 second run at 262.23 mph. Rick Twitchell also qualified in the No. 1 spot and held on to that position throughout the weekend leading to a win in Super Stock. Making the trip from Cape Coral, Fla., Twitchell defeated Jeff Strickland, Red Bay, Ala., with a run of 10.748 at 96.74 in his '03 S-10.

Arnie Martel, Tewksbury, Mass., ran his '07 GTO in defeating the No. 1 qualifier, Fred Allen, Mary Esther, Fla., earning him the win in Competition Eliminator. In Stock Eliminator, Merrill Schrimscher, Lake Mary, Fla., defeated Kevin Helms, Schriever, La., in the final round at Bradenton when Helms fouled. Schrimscher drove his '85 Camaro to a 13.111 second run at 73.57 mph for the victory. In Super Street, Rudy Mathews, Ohio City, Ohio, took the win over Mike Griggs, Ocala, Fla., in his '69 Camaro with a run of 10.911 seconds at 140.77 mph.

In Super Gas and Top Sportsman, '63 Corvettes were the big winners. In Super Gas, Peter Biondo, Maspeth, N.Y., drove his Corvette for 9.910 seconds at 155.79 mph to defeat Vince Costa, Jr., Seffner, Fla. In Top Sportsman, Kenny Burgess, Ellenton, Fla., drove his '63 Corvette to victory over Calvin Hornes, Sr., Palmetto, Fla., by running at 7.200 seconds at 157.95 mph.

New to the NHRA Southeast Division this year are three index classes that will run in conjunction with the Lucas Oil Series. Matt Powell, Ty Ty, Ga., took the win in the 10.00 class while Shane Williams, Knoxville, Tenn., won in 12.00. Bradenton, Fla., racer Trent Thomas fell in the 11.00 final to Bob George, Satellite Beach, Fla.

The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Southeast Division event at Bradenton Motorsports Park:

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER:
ROUND ONE
1) Al Moeser, Hill Town, Pa., 6.049, 172.97 def.
8) Don Fiorelli, Palm Bay, Fla., broke;

4) Dan Page, Hampstead, N.H., 10.198, 106.09 def.
5) Rich McPhillips, Phoenixville, Pa., 13.657, 60.42;

6) Artie Allen, Jacksonville, Fla., 5.406, 238.41 def.
3) John Finke, Selkirk, N.Y., 9.767, 112.16;

2) Todd Odom, University Park, Texas, 6.425, 264.16 def.
7) Bruce Horner, Bergenfield, N.J., 6.631, 147.51;

SEMIFINALS
Moeser, 5.278, 265.17 def. Page, 7.469, 115.74;
Allen, 5.685, 239.87 def. Odom, broke;

FINALS
Moeser, 5.308, 262.23 def. Allen, 5.667, 238.91.

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR:
ROUND ONE
1) Mickey Ferro, Stamford, Conn., '11 Monte Carlo, 5.805, 239.48 was unopposed;

2) Kris Hool, Cooper, Wyo., '10 Monte Carlo, 5.767, 254.66 def.
3) Wayne Morris, Lincoln Univ,, Pa., '10 Mustang, 8.674, 141.17;

FINALS
Hool, 5.600, 258.02 def. Ferro, broke.

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
Arnie Martel, Tewksbury, Mass., '07 GTO, F/AA, 16.364, 69.12  def.
Fred Allen, Mary Esther, Fla., '34 Chevy, C/SR, 14.763, 71.75.

SUPER STOCK
Rick Twitchell, Cape Coral, Fla., '03 S-10, GT/TC, 10.748, 96.74  def.
Jeff Strickland, Red Bay, Ala., '95 Camaro, SS/JA, 12.743, 73.86.

STOCK ELIMINATOR
Merrill Schrimscher, Lake Mary, Fla., '85 Camaro, H/SA, 13.111, 73.57  def.
Kevin Helms, Schriever, La., '69 Camaro, A/S, foul.

SUPER COMP
Ed Richardson, Bradenton, Fla., dragster, 8.872, 179.10  def.
Tyler Caheely, Rock Spring, Ga., dragster, broke.

SUPER GAS
Peter Biondo, Maspeth, N.Y., '63 Corvette, 9.910, 155.79  def.
Vince Costa Jr, Seffner, Fla., '04 Cavalier, 9.888, 150.72.

SUPER STREET
Rudy Matthews, Ohio City, Ohio, '69 Camaro, 10.911, 140.77  def.
Mike Griggs, Ocala, Fla., '72 Camaro, 10.920, 143.12.

TOP SPORTSMAN
Kenny Burgess, Ellenton, Fla., '63 Corvette, 7.200, 157.95  def.
Calvin Hornes Sr., Palmetto, Fla., '98 S-10, 23.763, 40.72.

TOP DRAGSTER
Dwayne Roberts, Lakeland, Fla., dragster, 7.045, 179.24  def.
Ray Miller, Spring Hill, Fla., dragster, 6.729, 193.46.

10.00 INDEX
Matt Powell, Ty Ty, Ga., '85 Chevy, 10.051, 132.99  def.
Franky Bishop, Albany, Ga., '72 Nova, 10.053, 130.30.

11.00 INDEX
Bob George, Satellite Beach, Fla., '67 Camaro, 10.983, 121.34  def.
Trent Thomas, Bradenton, Fla., '89 Camaro, 10.968, 120.38.

12.00 INDEX
Shane Williams, Knoxville, Tenn., '99 Mustang, 12.003, 107.77  def.
Craig Gingerich, Sarasota, Fla., '69 Camaro, 12.054, 108.17.


Saturday

BRADENTON, Fla. Day two is in the books and the fields are set for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Bradenton Motorsports Park. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car racers made two qualifying runs along with final qualifying and time trials in the other eight classes of competition.  Racing continues with eliminations at 9 a.m. on Sunday.  Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator, and Top Sportsman will take to the track at 10 a.m. for their first round of eliminations followed by Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car at 1 p.m.

Racers will be battling it out in head to head competition for a chance at taking home the trophy and their share of cash and contingency awards of more than $150,000.  Tickets are $20 for adults, children 11 under are free along with a paid adult.  Bradenton Motorsports Park is located on SR 64, nine miles east of I-75, exit 220.  For more information call the track, (941) 748-1320 or visit www.BradentonMotorsports.com.

The following are Saturday's final qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Southeast Division event at Bradenton Motorsports Park:

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER
1) Al Moeser, Hill Town, Pa., 5.312 seconds, 263.46 mph
2) Todd Odom, University Park, Texas, 5.436, 269.94
3) John Finke, Selkirk, N.Y., 5.454, 268.49
4) Arthur Gallant, Boxboro, Mass., 5.615, 247.52
5) Rich McPhillips, Phoenixville, Pa., 5.635, 253.23
6) Artie Allen, Jacksonville, Fla., 5.847, 195.56
7) Bruce Horner, Bergenfield, N.J., 9.176, 78.40
8) Don Fiorelli, Palm Bay, Fla., 13.438, 58.96

First round TAD pairings
1) Al Moeser, Hill Town, Pa., 5.312 seconds, 263.46 mph vs.
8) Don Fiorelli, Palm Bay, Fla., 13.438, 58.96

2) Todd Odom, University Park, Texas, 5.436, 269.94 vs.
7) Bruce Horner, Bergenfield, N.J., 9.176, 78.40

3) John Finke, Selkirk, N.Y., 5.454, 268.49 vs.
6) Artie Allen, Jacksonville, Fla., 5.847, 195.56
4) Arthur Gallant, Boxboro, Mass., 5.615, 247.52 vs.
5) Rich McPhillips, Phoenixville, Pa., 5.635, 253.23

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR
1) Mickey Ferro, Stamford, Conn., '11 Monte Carlo, 5.525 seconds, 261.09 mph
2) Kris Hool, Cooper, Wyo., '10 Monte Carlo, 5.777, 232.61
3) Wayne Morris, Lincoln Univ,, Pa., '10 Mustang, 6.729, 190.92

First round TAFC pairings
1) Mickey Ferro, Stamford, Conn., '11 Monte Carlo, 5.525 seconds, 261.09 mph vs. Bye

2) Kris Hool, Cooper, Wyo., '10 Monte Carlo, 5.777, 232.61 vs.
3) Wayne Morris, Lincoln Univ,, Pa., '10 Mustang, 6.729, 190.92

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Fred Allen, Mary Esther, Fla., '34 Chevy, C/SR, 8.369 seconds, -0.721 (under index)
2) Pat Ross, Avon Lake, Ohio, '05 Grand Am, F/A, 7.891, -0.689
3) Arnie Martel, Tewksbury, Mass., '07 GTO, F/AA, 7.785, -0.685
4) Van Puckett, Monroe, Ga., '05 Cavalier, G/AA, 8.245, -0.665
5) Allen Stanfield, Fredericksburg, Va., '98 Grand Am, G/SM, 8.628, -0.652
6) Grant Lewis, Jesup, Ga., '05 Grand Am, H/AA, 8.549, -0.651
7) Eddie Plybon, Blue Ridge, Va., '08 Cobalt, C/AA, 7.340, -0.620
8) Mark Kirkman, Monmouth, Ill., dragster, A/DA, 6.523, -0.607
9) Danny Holt, Powell, Tenn., '05 Escort, C/EA, 8.041, -0.559
10) Glen Treadwell, Sorrento, Fla., '23 roadster, F/EA, 7.950, -0.540

SUPER STOCK
1) Rick Twitchell, Cape Coral, Fla., '03 S-10, GT/TC, 9.914 seconds, -1.186 (under index)
2) Roy Hill, Sophia, N.C., '10 Mustang, SS/AA, 8.534, -1.166
3) Wes Leopold, Bethel Park, Pa., '93 Daytona, SS/AS, 8.517, -1.083
4) Terry Pearson, Spanish Fort, Ala., '05 Cavalier, GT/BA, 9.272, -0.978
5) David Thomas, West Chester, Pa., '69 Corvette, SS/AA, 8.729, -0.971
6) Mike Crutchfield, Montgomery, Ala., '08 G5, SS/DM, 8.779, -0.971
7) Brian Oakes, Taylorsville, N.C., '69 Camaro, SS/CA, 9.081, -0.969
8) Jeff Adkinson, Damascus, Ga., '10 Cobalt, SS/DM, 8.788, -0.962
9) Peter Biondo, Maspeth, N.Y., '00 Firebird, GT/DA, 9.539, -0.961
10) Glenn Mace, Jacksonville, Fla., '88 Camaro, SS/KA, 10.299, -0.951

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Jim Wahl, Deltona, Fla., '78 Road Runner, H/SA, 11.130 seconds, -1.020 (under index)
2) Jeff Adkinson, Damascus, Ga., '69 Camaro, B/SA, 10.255, -0.995
3) Jacob Rutledge, Hoschton, Ga., '90 Camaro, I/SA, 11.308, -0.992
4) Russell Johnson, Sharpsburg, Ga., '67 Fairlane, F/SA, 10.879, -0.971
5) David Hunt, Pelion, S.C., '67 Mustang, D/SA, 10.581, -0.969
6) Nick Folk, Durand, Ill., '99 Camaro, B/SA, 10.290, -0.960
7) Anthony Puleo, Palm Bch Gdns, Fla., '85 Camaro, I/SA, 11.341, -0.959
8) Brenda Grubbs, Plant City, Fla., '69 Camaro, C/SA, 10.449, -0.951
9) Marion Stephenson, Williamsport, Ind., '77 Lemans, O/SA, 12.219, -0.931
10) Bruce Kerber, Cedar, Minn., '96 Corvette, C/SA, 10.474, -0.926

SUPER STREET
1) Ronnie Maggart, Carthage, Tenn., '70 Chevelle, S/ST, 10.902 seconds, 0.002 (over index)
2) Jeremy Hrabel, Orlando, Fla., '70 Camaro, S/ST, 10.903, 0.003
3) Matt Caheely, Ringgold, Ga., '89 Mustang, S/ST, 10.909, 0.009
4) Vinny Laudicina, Boca Raton, Fla., '83 Camaro, S/ST, 10.911, 0.011
5) Greg Glenn, Cape Coral, Fla., '93 S-10, S/ST, 10.913, 0.013
6) Ken MacNicol, Hendersonville, Tenn., '81 Grand Prix, S/ST, 10.917, 0.017
7) Robert Kathrein, Cape Coral, Fla., '70 Nova, S/ST, 10.918, 0.018
8) Bob Baumann, Sarasota, Fla., '72 Opel GT, S/ST, 10.922, 0.022
9) Robbie Welch, Mechanicsville, Md., '66 Fairlane, S/ST, 10.924, 0.024
10) Mike Griggs, Ocala, Fla., '72 Camaro, S/ST, 10.930, 0.030

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Gilmer Hinshaw, Burlington, N.C., '09 Cobalt, 6.684 seconds, 203.71 mph
2) Jerry Barker, Ft. Valley, Ga., '06 Cobalt, 6.709, 206.04
3) Ronnie Davis, Suwanee, Ga., '63 Corvette, 6.711, 204.31
4) Jeffrey Barker, Warner-Robins, Ga., '02 Camaro, 6.828, 204.59
5) Jim Harrington, Ft. Walton Bch., Fla., '99 Cutlass, 6.847, 204.87
6) Matthew Buck, Lantana, Fla., '96 Firebird, 6.931, 200.17
7) Alan Prusiensky, Rockaway, N.J., '07 Stratus, 6.998, 190.19
8) John Benoit, Montpelier, Vt., '10 GXP, 7.013, 194.59
9) Kenny Burgess, Ellenton, Fla., '63 Corvette, 7.047, 194.72
10) Jeff Pittman, Conover, N.C., '68 Chevelle, 7.056, 191.57

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Eddie Careccia, Mars Hill, N.C., dragster, 6.141 seconds, 232.01 mph
2) Mark McElwee, Port St Lucie, Fla., dragster, 6.409, 189.51
3) Ray Miller, Spring Hill, Fla., dragster, 6.650, 205.43
4) Dylan Scott, Columbus, N.C., dragster, 6.655, 202.70
5) Ron Raymond, Ft Lauderdale, Fla., dragster, 6.660, 197.84
6) Britt Cummings, Hammond, La., dragster, 6.712, 194.55
7) Mark Grame, Overland Park, Kan., dragster, 6.719, 198.45
8) Michael Kalin, Niagara Falls, N.Y., dragster, 6.741, 201.38
9) Bill Empke, W Palm Beach, Fla., dragster, 6.746, 199.02
10) Jason Hoff, Littlestown, Pa., dragster, 6.756, 197.97

10.00 INDEX
1) Franky Bishop, Albany, Ga., '72 Nova, 10.00, 10.004 seconds, 0.004 (over index)
2) Gary Steinberger, Bradenton, Fla., '69 Chevelle, 10.00, 10.009, 0.009
3) Robert McDaniel, Middleburg, Fla., '87 Mustang, 10.00, 10.012, 0.012
4) Corky Markwart, Pinellas Park, Fla., '88 Mustang, 10.00, 10.012, 0.012
5) Ray Reese, Coral Springs, Fla., '68 Nova, 10.00, 10.023, 0.023
6) Rich Tilden, Punta Gorda, Fla., '63 Nova, 10.00, 10.034, 0.034
7) Matt Powell, Ty Ty, Ga., '85 Chevy, 10.00, 10.088, 0.088
8) Mike DeSio, Seminole, Fla., '67 Chevy II, 10.00, 10.261, 0.261
9) Allan Kremkau, Orlando, Fla., '72 Gremlin, 10.00, 13.798, 3.798
10) David Hellriegel, High Springs, Fla., '79 Camaro, 10.00, 9.870, -0.130

11.00 INDEX
1) Corky Bumpus, Ocala, Fla., '67 Barracuda, 11, 11.004 seconds, 0.004 (over index)
2) Trent Thomas, Bradenton, Fla., '89 Camaro, 11, 11.008, 0.008
3) David Scott, Jacksonville, Fla., '70 Camaro, 11, 11.011, 0.011
4) Brien Radley, Belleview, Fla., '68 Barracuda, 11, 11.013, 0.013
5) David Clark, Brunswick, Ga., '85 PU, 11, 11.029, 0.029
6) Gil Perry Jr, Hudson, Fla., '79 Mustang, 11, 11.036, 0.036
7) Jim Millan, Cable, Wis., '69 Camaro, 11, 11.048, 0.048
8) Eric Lewis, Commerce, Ga., '82 Mustang, 11, 11.057, 0.057
9) Ken Grant, Tifton, Ga., '72 Nova, 11, 11.057, 0.057
10) Jon Enfield, Dade City, Fla., '72 Nova, 11, 11.062, 0.062

12.00 INDEX
1) Robert Wilson, Parrish, Fla., '66 Chevy, 1200, 12.001 seconds, 0.001 (over index)
2) Joe Parisi, Jacksonville, Fla., '96 Mustang, 1200, 12.006, 0.006
3) Chip Rollins, Gainesville, Fla., '82 Malibu SW, 1200, 12.017, 0.017
4) Shane Williams, Knoxville, Tenn., '99 Mustang, 1200, 12.030, 0.030
5) Glen Burch, Hudson, Fla., '96 Mustang, 1200, 12.045, 0.045
6) Mark Young, Palm Harbor, Fla., '67 Nova, 1200, 12.058, 0.058
7) Mark Mullen, Bradenton, Fla., '85 S-10, 1200, 12.060, 0.060
8) Danny Towe, Lawrenceville, Ga., '70 Mustang, 1200, 12.068, 0.068
9) Robbie Shaw, Bowdon, Ga., '87 Firebird, 1200, 12.128, 0.128
10) Billy Hamilton, Bradenton, Fla., '79 Nova, 1200, 12.144, 0.144


Friday

BRADENTON, Fla. The 2011 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Season officially kicked off today at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Fla., for the first of six events in the NHRA Southeast Division.  The event is also the first of 42 that will take place throughout the year from coast to coast.

Upwards of 400 of the best racers from the region took to the track in hopes of grabbing an early lead in the points battle toward both national and divisional championships along with local racers and defending division champions Joseph Skala, Palmetto, Fla., and Ray Miller, Spring Hill, Fla.  Both Skala and Miller look to defend their titles in Super Street and Top Dragster respectively as does  Luke Bogacki of Carterville, Ill., who is defending two titles taking home the champions trophy in both Stock Eliminator and Super Comp last year.

Racers made initial qualifying and time trial runs in today's action which featured the highly competitive Comp Eliminator class as well as the division's Davis Golf Carts Top Sportsman and Hickory Enclosed Trail Sales Top Dragster classes.  Saturday action will include final qualifying and time trails for all classes along with two rounds of qualifying for the 260 mph Top Alcohol Dragsters and Top Alcohol Funny Cars scheduled for 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. 

Gates open on Saturday at 8 a.m. with racing scheduled to start at 9 a.m.  Tickets for either Saturday or Sunday are $20, children 11 and under are free with a paid adult. Bradenton Motorsports Park is located on SR 64, nine miles east of I-75, exit 220.  For more information call the track, (941) 748-1320 or visit www.BradentonMotorsports.com.

The following are Friday's qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Bradenton Motorsports Park:

SUPER STOCK
1) Rick Twitchell, Cape Coral, Fla., '03 S-10, GT/TC, 9.914 seconds, -1.186 (under index)
2) Roy Hill, Sophia, N.C., '10 Mustang, SS/AA, 8.534, -1.166
3) Brian Oakes, Taylorsville, N.C., '69 Camaro, SS/CA, 9.090, -0.960
4) Terry Pearson, Spanish Fort, Ala., '05 Cavalier, GT/BA, 9.302, -0.948
5) Glenn Mace, Jacksonville, Fla., '88 Camaro, SS/KA, 10.309, -0.941
6) David Thomas, West Chester, Pa., '69 Corvette, SS/AA, 8.760, -0.940
7) Gary Coccaro, Panama City, Fla., '05 Sunfire, SS/BS, 8.736, -0.914
8) Gary Richard, Bay Shore, N.Y., '07 Cobalt, GT/AA, 9.197, -0.903
9) Peter Biondo, Maspeth, N.Y., '00 Firebird, GT/DA, 9.617, -0.883
10) Lloyd Wofford, Jonesboro, Ark., '05 Stratus, SS/AM, 8.131, -0.869

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Brenda Grubbs, Plant City, Fla., '69 Camaro, C/SA, 10.449 seconds, -0.951 (under index)
2) Jim Wahl, Deltona, Fla., '78 Road Runner, H/SA, 11.212, -0.938
3) David Hunt, Pelion, S.C., '67 Mustang, D/SA, 10.646, -0.904
4) Anthony Puleo, Palm Bch Gdns, Fla., '85 Camaro, I/SA, 11.403, -0.897
5) Jacob Rutledge, Hoschton, Ga., '90 Camaro, I/SA, 11.404, -0.896
6) Merrill Schrimscher, Lake Mary, Fla., '85 Camaro, H/SA, 11.279, -0.871
7) Gary Richard, Bay Shore, N.Y., '69 Camaro, C/SA, 10.540, -0.860
8) Dave Campolito, Salem, Ohio, '96 Caprice, Q/SA, 12.945, -0.855
9) Peter Noriega, Haileah, Fla., '80 Malibu, M/SA, 12.002, -0.848
10) Bruce Kerber, Cedar, Minn., '96 Corvette, C/SA, 10.556, -0.844

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Dylan Scott, Columbus, N.C., dragster, 6.657 seconds, 201.52 mph
2) Mark Grame, Overland Park, Kan., dragster, 6.719, 198.45
3) Britt Cummings, Hammond, La., dragster, 6.769, 192.59
4) Wayne Hofmann, New Preston, Conn., dragster, 6.783, 201.47
5) Michael Kalin, Niagara Falls, N.Y., dragster, 6.802, 198.58
6) Lauren Freer, Lewisville, N.C., dragster, 6.825, 195.60
7) Bill Empke, W Palm Beach, Fla., dragster, 6.847, 195.95
8) Charlie Culotto, Palm City, Fla., dragster, 6.865, 193.71
9) Ron Raymond, Ft Lauderdale, Fla., dragster, 6.866, 191.44
10) Ken Zeller, Smithville, Mo., dragster, 6.877, 194.04

10.00 INDEX
1) Gary Steinberger, Bradenton, Fla., '69 Chevelle, 10.00, 10.009 seconds, 0.009 (over index)
2) Robert McDaniel, Middleburg, Fla., '87 Mustang, 10.00, 10.012, 0.012
3) Matt Powell, Ty TY, Ga., '85 Chevy, 10.00, 10.088, 0.088
4) Rich Tilden, Punta Gorda, Fla., '63 Nova, 10.00, 10.145, 0.145
5) Kevin MacNicol, North Port, Fla., '78 Trans Am, 10.00, 10.261, 0.261
6) Allan Kremkau, Orlando, Fla., '72 Gremlin, 10.00, 13.798, 3.798
7) Franky Bishop, Albany, Ga., '72 Nova, 10.00, 9.956, -0.044

11.00 INDEX
1) Corky Bumpus, Ocala, Fla., '67 Barracuda, 11, 11.004 seconds, 0.004 (over index)
2) David Scott, Jacksonville, Fla., '70 Camaro, 11, 11.011, 0.011
3) Brien Radley, Belleview, Fla., '68 Barracuda, 11, 11.013, 0.013
4) Gil Perry Jr, Hudson, Fla., '79 Mustang, 11, 11.036, 0.036
5) Jim Millan, Cable, Wis., '69 Camaro, 11, 11.048, 0.048
6) Jon Enfield, Dade City, Fla., '72 Nova, 11, 11.062, 0.062
7) Kelly Borgh, Silver Springs, Fla., '87 Camaro, 11, 11.068, 0.068
8) Ernie Renfroe, Middleburg, Fla., '70 Camaro, 11, 11.070, 0.070
9) Britt Cummings, Hammond, La., '95 Camaro, 11, 11.121, 0.121
10) Ken Grant, Tifton, Ga., '72 Nova, 11, 11.155, 0.155

12.00 INDEX
1) Shane Williams, Knoxville, Tenn., '99 Mustang, 1200, 12.033 seconds, 0.033 (over index)
2) Glen Burch, Hudson, Fla., '96 Mustang, 1200, 12.045, 0.045
3) Mark Mullen, Bradenton, Fla., '85 S-10, 1200, 12.060, 0.060
4) Joe Perry, Jacksonville, Fla., '96 Mustang, 1200, 12.134, 0.134
5) David Mormann, Tampa, Fla., '70 Mustang, 1200, 12.387, 0.387
6) Robert Wilson, Parrish, Fla., '66 Chevy, 1200, 12.529, 0.529
7) Mark Young, Palm Harbor, Fla., '67 Nova, 1200, 11.995, -0.005
8) Jorge Carnero, Miami, Fla., '90 Pontiac, 1200, 11.957, -0.043
9) Danny Towe, Lawrenceville, Ga., '70 Mustang, 1200, 11.936, -0.064
10) Chip Rollins, Gainesville, Fla., '82 Malibu SW, 1200, 11.931, -0.069


Preview

BRADENTON, Fla. - Bradenton Motorsports Park will open the 2011 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series season on February 11-13 with the first of five Lucas Oil Series events lined up for the NHRA's Southeast division. The event is one of 41 scheduled across the country where drivers earn points leading to divisional and national championships as well as a chance at a share of the year-end purse of more than $560,000.

Gates at Bradenton Motorsports Park open at 8 a.m. each day. Qualifying and time trials start at 10 a.m. Friday and continue Saturday at 9 a.m. Top Sportsman, Comp Eliminator and Top Dragster will have one qualifying run on Friday, starting at 4 p.m., and two rounds on Saturday at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Top Alcohol Dragsters and Top Alcohol Funny Cars will have two qualifying passes on Saturday, at 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. Eliminations start Sunday morning at 9 a.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car will run first round at 1 p.m.

Tickets for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series are $20 Friday, $20 Saturday and $20 Sunday. A three-day pass is $50. Children 11 and younger are admitted free with a paid adult.

Bradenton Motorsports Park is located at 21000 State Route 64, nine miles east of I-75.

For more information call the track, (941) 748-1320, or visit the web site, www.BradentonMotorsports.com.

NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES: Fact Sheet

WHAT: NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series the first of five events in Southeast Division competition where drivers earn points leading to divisional and national championships as well as a chance at a share of the year-end purse of more than $560,000. Categories include Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car, Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The division's Davis Golf Carts Top Sportsman Series and Hickory Enclosed Trailer Sales Top Dragster Series will also be run in conjunction with the event.

WHERE: Bradenton Motorsports Park, Bradenton, Fla. Track is located in Bradenton on SR 64, nine miles east of I-75 exit 220

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, Feb. 11-13, 2011

SCHEDULE: FRIDAY, Feb. 11 - Gates open at 8 a.m. Qualifying and time trials begin at 10 a.m. Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator and Top Sportsman qualifying is scheduled at 4 p.m.

SATURDAY, Feb. 12 - Gates open at 8 a.m. Final qualifying and time trials are scheduled to begin at

9 a.m. Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator and Top Sportsman qualifying start at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car qualifying sessions are scheduled at 2:30 and 5:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, Feb. 13 - Gates open at 8 a.m. Eliminations begin at 9 a.m. Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator and Top Sportsman will begin eliminations at 10 a.m. and eliminations for Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car begin at 1 p.m.

TICKETS: GENERAL ADMISSION/PIT PASS -- Friday $20; Saturday $20; Sunday $20. A three-day pass is $50. Children 11 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. For more information please call Bradenton Motorsports Park, (941) 748-1320 or visit www.BradentonMotorsports.com.

2010 EVENT WINNERS: Duane Shields, Top Alcohol Dragster; Mickey Ferro, Top Alcohol Funny Car; Arnie Martel, Comp Eliminator; Joe Santangelo, Super Stock; Craig Couris, Stock Eliminator; Luke Bogacki, Super Comp; Tom Joseph, Super Gas; David Owens, Super Street; John Benoit, Top Sportsman; Anthony Bertozzi, Top Dragster.

BONUS PROGRAMS

NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES POINTS FUND: a $561,000 point fund from Lucas Oil, which will be shared by the 2011 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series divisional champions and national champions. Divisional awards include $8,500 each to the Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car champions; $3,000 to the champions in both Competition and Super Stock; $2,000 each to the champions in Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The seven national champions will share a bonus of $135,000.

JEGS ALLSTARS: The best of the best from each of NHRA's seven divisions will compete for a share of the $119,000 point fund from Jegs High Performance. The 2011 Jegs Allstars event will culminate a year-long points battle between drivers in each of NHRA's Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series' eight classes as well as Top Sportsman and Top Dragster. The top points earner in each category will qualify to represent his/her division at the 2011 Jegs Allstars. Points are based on in-division races only.

The winning division's team will share $20,000 and individual awards include $7,000 each to the Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car champions, $6,000 to champions in Comp Eliminator and Super Stock, and $4,500 to the Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas, and Super Street champions. Winners in Top Sportsman and Top Dragster will each earn $5,000. Runners-up in all categories will earn $2,000 apiece. Each Allstars competitor will also receive a share of a $25,000 towing fund to get to the event.

Event sponsor, Jegs High Performance, is offering a "double up" bonus to Jegs Allstars participants. Any 2011 Jegs Allstars champion who also wins the national event will have his/her Allstars prize doubled.

Davis Golf Carts Top Sportsman Series: Run in conjunction with the Lucas Oil Series, competitors in the Top Sportsman class are vying for division championships and a share in the year-end purse.

Hickory Enclosed Trailer Sales Top Dragster Series: Run in conjunction with the Lucas Oil Series, competitors in the Top Dragster class are vying for division championships and a share in the year-end purse


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