Alley, Omond win at Spokane County Raceway

6/24/2012


DIVISION 6
Spokane County Raceway
Spokane, Wash., June 22-24, 2012 

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


Sunday

AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. Jackie Alley and Al Omond made it two in a row taking wins this weekend at the NHRA Northwest Division Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Northwest Thunderfest event at Spokane County Raceway.  Both drivers won the last Northwest Divisional event at Mission Raceway Park.

Alley, the defending NHRA Lucas Oil Series National Champion, beat fellow Idaho racer Butch Walsh in a battle of Camaros for the Super Stock title.  Alley, Eagle, Idaho, went 9.736 seconds at 130.79 mph for the win with Walsh, Firth, Idaho, crossing the finish line in 10.278 seconds.

Omond out of Surrey, B.C., ran down Jon Jenkins, Richmond, B.C., on his '97 Kawasaki in the Sportsman Motorcycle series presented by Harley Davidson.  Omond went 150.75 mph in 8.136 seconds for the win.

Aaron Strong, Auburn, Wash., used a slight starting line advantage and held on for the win in Comp Eliminator over Pat Byron, Hoquiam, Wash., in his '05 cavalier.  Strong clocked in at 8.478, 160.65 mph.

Barry Daniluk added to his collection of NHRA Wally trophies in Top Sportsman while Scott Hearn picked up his first in Top Dragster.  Daniluk, Red Deer, Alb., outran Tom Burke, Selah, Wash., in his '68 Camaro at 6.645, 184.72 mph and Hearn, Sherwood Park, Alb., beat Clint Geise, Renton, Wash., with a lap of 7.665, 159.32 mph.

Crowd favorite Jim Mantle driving a '79 Pacer in Stock Eliminator took out Mike Hering, Boise, Idaho, with a final round lap of 14.503 seconds at 91.02 mph to the hard charging Hering coming in at 10.638, 118.82.

The NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series was also in action this weekend at Spokane County Raceway with Jim Young taking his second win of the season in defeating Tony Bartone, Long Island, N.Y.  Young, Salem, Wis., ran strong all day with a 5.658 second, 259.66 mph lap in the final to Bartone's 5.889, 216.19.  Young also won the season opener March Meet at Auto Club Famoso Raceway.

Rounding out the winners this weekend were Ty Anderson, Vancouver, Wash., in a great race with Scott Taylor in Super Comp; Eddy Plaizier, in Super Gas over Steve Apted; Becky Lindsey, Puyallup, Wash., who beat Dwaine Ringguth in Super Street; Keri Ebertz in Super Pro over Leroy Carnes, Spokane, Wash.; and Jim Bonner, Deer Park, Wash., over Todd Haste, Kennewick, Wash., in Pro. 

Northwest Division racers head to Woodburn Dragway for the next NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event, July 13-15.

The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division Northwest Thunderfest at Spokane County Raceway:

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
Aaron Strong, Auburn, Wash., '05 Cavalier, G/A, 8.478, 160.65  def.
Pat Byron, Hoquiam, Wash., dragster, C/D, 7.059, 190.27.

SUPER STOCK
Jackie Alley, Eagle, Idaho, '69 Camaro, SS/DA, 9.736, 130.79  def.
Butch Walsh, Firth, Idaho, '67 Camaro, SS/GA, 10.278, 129.03.

STOCK ELIMINATOR
Jim Mantle, Black Creek, B.C., '79 Pacer, U/SA, 14.503, 91.02  def.
Mike Hering, Boise, Idaho, '69 Camaro, A/S, 10.638, 118.82.

SUPER COMP
Ty Anderson, Vancouver, Wash., dragster, 9.117, 164.02  def.
Scott Taylor, St. Isidore, Alb., dragster, 9.130, 165.62.

SUPER GAS
Eddy Plaizier, Edmonton, Alb., '63 Corvette, 10.115, 162.16  def.
Steve Apted, Medford, Ore., '67 Corvette, 10.125, 161.60.

SUPER STREET
Becky Lindsey, Puyallup, Wash., '66 Nova, 11.125, 133.76  def.
Dwaine Ringguth, Grand Prairie, Alb., '86 Camaro, 11.128, 124.42.

TOP SPORTSMAN
Barry Daniluk, Red Deer, Alb., '68 Camaro, 6.645, 184.72  def.
Tom Burke, Selah, Wash., '92 Camaro, 7.989, 174.55.

TOP DRAGSTER
Scott Hearn, Sherwood Park, Alb., dragster, 7.665, 159.32  def.
Clint Geise, Renton, Wash., dragster, 7.397, 182.48.

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE
Al Omond, Surrey, B.C., '97 Kawasaki, 8.136, 150.75  def.
Jon Jenkins, Richmond, B.C., '84 Suzuki, 8.958, 146.48.

SUPER PRO
Keri Ebertz, Sherwood Park, Alb., dragster, 7.798, 173.37  def.
Leroy Carnes, Spokane, Wash., '27 roadster, 10.757, 119.71.

PRO ET
Jim Bonner, Deer Park, Wash., '73 Vega, 12.024, 112.38  def.
Tod Haste, Kennewick, Wash., '70 Camaro, foul.

NOSTALGIA TOP FUEL
Jim Young, Salem, Wis., dragster, 5.658, 259.66  def.
Tony Bartone, Long Island, N.Y., dragster, 5.889, 216.19.


Saturday

Airway Heights, Wash. Day two is complete and the fields have been set for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series classes. The event is the third of six in the Northwest Division with racers earning points toward both national and divisional championships along with their share of the event purse and contingency money.

Racers in Comp Eliminator, Top Sportsman and the Top Dragster classes ran final qualifying today and will kick off eliminations on Sunday.  Gates open at 8 a.m. on Sunday with racing set to begin at 9 a.m.  Tickets for the event are $18 for adults; children 6-15 are $5 and kinds 5and under are free with a paid adult.  For more information call the track, (509) 244-3333, or visit www.spokanecountyraceway.com.

The following are Saturday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Northwest Thunderfest event at Spokane County Raceway:

The following are Saturday's final results for TAD and TAFC and final qualifying results for Sunday 's competition from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division Northwest Thunderfest at Spokane County Raceway:

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Aaron Strong, Auburn, Wash., '05 Cavalier, G/A, 8.511 seconds, -0.559 (under index)
2) Adam Bowdish, Oregon City, Ore., '05 Cavalier, B/SMA, 8.229, -0.541
3) Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., '92 Camaro, F/SM, 8.906, -0.514
4) Ralph Van Paepeghem, Garden Valley, Idaho, '32 Bantam, A/EA, 7.528, -0.432
5) Bruce Schmiedl, Regina, Sask., '32 Bantam, A/EA, 7.565, -0.395
6) Dale Giroux, Canyon Creek, Alb., '04 Cavalier, B/AA, 7.266, -0.374
7) Bob Marshall, Langley, B.C., '09 GXP, B/AA, 7.301, -0.339
8) Pat Byron, Hoquiam, Wash., dragster, C/D, 7.501, 0.041

SUPER STOCK
1) Byron Setters, Red Deer, Alb., '09 G5, GT/CA, 9.685 seconds, -0.915 (under index)
2) Jim Isherwood, Mission, B.C., '67 Belvedere, SS/DA, 9.500, -0.900
3) Tom Nolan, Lacombe, Alb., '09 G5, GT/BA, 9.673, -0.777
4) Rick Paton, Edmonton, Alb., '02 Camaro, SS/AS, 9.041, -0.749
5) Charlene Gullett, Calgary, Alb., '85 Cutlass, GT/JA, 10.794, -0.726
6) Art Congdon, Calgary, Alb., '91 Calais, GT/DA, 9.991, -0.719
7) Tom Gaynor, Battle Ground, Wash., '05 Cavalier, GT/DA, 9.992, -0.718
8) Jackie Alley, Eagle, Idaho, '69 Camaro, SS/DA, 9.694, -0.706
9) Casey Setters, Red Deer, Alb., '05 Cavalier, GT/BA, 9.751, -0.699
10) Vince Storms, Renton, Wash., '70 Challenger, SS/JA, 10.526, -0.694

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Bob Gullett, Calgary, Alb., '68 Nova, G/S, 11.159 seconds, -0.971 (under index)
2) Brad Burton, Kirkland, Wash., '72 Formula, E/SA, 10.969, -0.961
3) Casey Plaizier, Edmonton, Alb., '96 Firebird, C/SA, 10.704, -0.916
4) Tommy Gaynor, Vancouver, Wash., '70 Camaro, D/SA, 10.898, -0.882
5) Mary Ann Method, Weston, Ore., '69 Nova, B/SA, 10.673, -0.797
6) Darrell Dietz, Medicine Hat, Alb., '10 Mustang, AA/SA, 9.425, -0.775
7) Will Kelly, Walla Walla, Wash., '70 Barracuda, G/SA, 11.484, -0.756
8) Caleb Hansen, Maple Falls, Wash., '69 Dart, C/S, 10.835, -0.735
9) Jim Storms, Renton, Wash., '72 Barracuda, F/SA, 11.396, -0.684
10) Terry Hembree, Idaho Falls, Idaho, '69 Camaro, D/SA, 11.109, -0.671

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Barry Daniluk, Red Deer, Alb., '68 Camaro, 6.564 seconds, 214.18 mph
2) Craig Cawte, Cranbrook, B.C., '68 Camaro, 6.683, 207.37
3) Don Wilk, Medicine Hat, Alb., '68 Camaro, 6.731, 205.33
4) Todd Fleck, Medicine Hat, Alb., '06 GTO, 6.832, 202.61
5) Jake Neibauer, Billings, Mont., '63 Corvette, 7.369, 186.76
6) Stefan Kondolay, Chilliwack, B.C., '02 Cavalier, 7.455, 186.02
7) Mike Williams, Tilley, Alb., '03 Corvette, 7.494, 183.67
8) Daryl Hemley, Burley, Wash., '02 Cavalier, 7.543, 182.44
9) Garry Weslosky, Sherwood Park, Alb., '66 Chevy II, 7.574, 176.02
10) Rod Hymas, Standard, Alb., '69 Camaro, 7.586, 184.38

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Jon Riedel, Arlington, Wash., dragster, 6.880 seconds, 189.19 mph
2) Moe Trujillo, Happy Valley, Ore., dragster, 7.033, 176.57
3) Chuck Glanz, Myrtle Creek, Ore., dragster, 7.123, 191.93
4) Randy Pressel, Estacada, Ore., dragster, 7.127, 190.39
5) Geordie Castle, Sherwood Park, Alb., dragster, 7.172, 190.92
6) Jason Padd, Chestermere, Alb., dragster, 7.242, 187.26
7) Curt Smith, Stony Plain, Alb., dragster, 7.249, 185.37
8) Norm Mitchell, Montrose, B.C., dragster, 7.258, 188.40
9) Glen Hultberg, Medical Lake, Wash., dragster, 7.282, 186.06
10) Garth Giroux, Driftpile, Alb., dragster, 7.286, 184.72

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE
1) Al Omond, Surrey, B.C., '97 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.000 seconds reaction time
2) Brett Hordemann, Otis Orchard, Wash., '95 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.003
3) Miles Hauer, Seattle, Wash., '04 Suzuki, SMC, 0.005
4) Darren Hill, St. Maries, Idaho, '82 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.009
5) Buff Kobs, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, '95 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.009
6) Travis Patridge, Kennewick, Wash., '90 Suzuki, SMC, 0.011
7) Jeff Havens, Yakima, Wash., '95 Suzuki, SMC, 0.012
8) Dan Patridge, Kennewick, Wash., '03 Suzuki, SMC, 0.018
9) Caleb Dahl, Spokane, Wash., '00 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.019
10) Jon Jenkins, Richmond, B.C., '84 Suzuki, SMC, 0.034

NOSTALGIA TOP FUEL
1) Jim Murphy, Santa Rosa, Calif., dragster, 5.813 seconds, 238.34 mph
2) Tony Bartone, Long Island, N.Y., dragster, 5.829, 260.56
3) Adam Sorokin, La Crossonta, Calif., dragster, 5.945, 227.15
4) Bill Dunlap, Capitola, Calif., dragster, 5.969, 244.89
5) Rick Williamson, Stockton, Calif., dragster, 6.008, 257.06
6) Rick White, San Diego, Calif., dragster, 6.033, 246.71
7) Terry Cox, Sacramento, Calif., dragster, 6.109, 245.90
8) Jim Young, Salem, Wis., dragster, 6.971, 239.04
9) Mendy Fry, Aliso Viejo, Calif., dragster, 7.502, 207.18


Friday

AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. Racing kicked off today for the NHRA Northwest Division Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Northwest Thunderfest at Spokane County Raceway with nearly 400 racers in nine classes expected to battle the quarter mile this weekend. 

Racers in Comp Eliminator took to the track today for two qualifying session along with Top Sportsman and Top Dragster classes.  All three classes will have a final qualifying session on Saturday, setting the fields for Sunday's eliminations.  Highlighting the event, and Saturday night's show is the NHRA Heritage Series Nostalgia Top Fuel class and the alcohol funny cars that qualified today and will run elimination rounds on Saturday 4, 6, and 10 p.m.

Gates open at 9 a.m. on Saturday along with final qualifying and time trials.  Tickets are $23 Saturday and $18 Sunday.  Children 6-15 are just $5 and kids 5 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. Spokane County Raceway is located off I-90.  For more information call the track, (509) 244-3333, or visit www.spokanecountyraceway.com.

The following are Friday's qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Northwest Thunderfest event at Spokane County Raceway:

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Aaron Strong, Auburn, Wash., '05 Cavalier, G/A, 8.511 seconds, -0.559 (under index)
2) Adam Bowdish, Oregon City, Ore., '05 Cavalier, B/SMA, 8.267, -0.503
3) Bruce Schmiedl, Regina, Sask., '32 Bantam, A/EA, 7.565, -0.395
4) Ralph Van Paepeghem, Garden Valley, Idaho, '32 Bantam, A/EA, 7.582, -0.378
5) Dale Giroux, Canyon Creek, Alb., '04 Cavalier, B/AA, 7.266, -0.374
6) Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., '92 Camaro, F/SM, 9.083, -0.337
7) Bob Marshall, Langley, B.C., '09 GXP, B/AA, 7.393, -0.247
8) Pat Byron, Hoquiam, Wash., dragster, C/D, 7.501, 0.041

SUPER STOCK
1) Byron Setters, Red Deer, Alb., '09 G5, GT/CA, 9.737 seconds, -0.863 (under index)
2) Jim Isherwood, Mission, B.C., '67 Belvedere, SS/DA, 9.668, -0.732
3) Tom Gaynor, Battle Ground, Wash., '05 Cavalier, GT/DA, 10.029, -0.681
4) Charlene Gullett, Calgary, Alb., '85 Cutlass, GT/JA, 10.843, -0.677
5) Jackie Alley, Eagle, Idaho, '69 Camaro, SS/DA, 9.728, -0.672
6) Rick Paton, Edmonton, Alb., '02 Camaro, SS/AS, 9.129, -0.661
7) Rob Youngblood, Nampa, Idaho, '76 Corvette, SS/J, 10.366, -0.644
8) Jeff Davison, Las Vegas, Nev., '89 Camaro, GT/KA, 11.040, -0.640
9) Art Congdon, Calgary, Alb., '91 Calais, GT/DA, 10.081, -0.629
10) Casey Setters, Red Deer, Alb., '05 Cavalier, GT/BA, 9.822, -0.628

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Bob Gullett, Calgary, Alb., '68 Nova, G/S, 11.324 seconds, -0.806 (under index)
2) Casey Plaizier, Edmonton, Alb., '96 Firebird, C/SA, 10.853, -0.767
3) Mary Ann Method, Weston, Ore., '69 Nova, B/SA, 10.715, -0.755
4) Will Kelly, Walla Walla, Wash., '70 Barracuda, G/SA, 11.563, -0.677
5) Darrell Dietz, Medicine Hat, Alb., '10 Mustang, AA/SA, 9.526, -0.674
6) Caleb Hansen, Maple Falls, Wash., '69 Dart, C/S, 10.920, -0.650
7) Tommy Gaynor, Vancouver, Wash., '70 Camaro, D/SA, 11.172, -0.608
8) Jim Storms, Renton, Wash., '72 Barracuda, F/SA, 11.476, -0.604
9) Dallas Glenn, Covington, Wash., '96 Corvette, C/SA, 11.018, -0.602
10) Alan Messer, Orofino, Idaho, '68 Camaro, A/S, 10.601, -0.569

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Barry Daniluk, Red Deer, Alb., '68 Camaro, 6.579 seconds, 214.18 mph
2) Craig Cawte, Cranbrook, B.C., '68 Camaro, 6.733, 207.03
3) Don Wilk, Medicine Hat, Alb., '68 Camaro, 6.813, 204.45
4) Todd Fleck, Medicine Hat, Alb., '06 GTO, 6.958, 199.95
5) Jake Neibauer, Billings, Mont., '63 Corvette, 7.427, 185.75
6) Stefan Kondolay, Chilliwack, B.C., '02 Cavalier, 7.555, 184.88
7) Daryl Hemley, Burley, Wash., '02 Cavalier, 7.611, 181.05
8) Garry Weslosky, Sherwood Park, Alb., '66 Chevy II, 7.615, 175.60
9) Tom Burke, Selah, Wash., '92 Camaro, 7.672, 179.35
10) Mike Williams, Tilley, Alb., '03 Corvette, 7.681, 182.96

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Jon Riedel, Arlington, Wash., dragster, 6.880 seconds, 189.19 mph
2) Lorne Janzen, Alberta, Alb., dragster, 6.905, 184.95
3) Moe Trujillo, Happy Valley, Ore., dragster, 7.033, 176.57
4) Randy Pressel, Colton, Ore., dragster, 7.127, 190.39
5) Chuck Glanz, Myrtle Creek, Ore., dragster, 7.180, 191.20
6) Geordie Castle, Sherwood Park, Alb., dragster, 7.224, 190.92
7) Curt Smith, Stony Plain, Alb., dragster, 7.273, 185.37
8) Jason Padd, Chestermere, Alb., dragster, 7.300, 187.26
9) Garth Giroux, Driftpile, Alb., dragster, 7.338, 183.97
10) Norm Mitchell, Montrose, B.C., dragster, 7.373, 187.34

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE
1) Miles Hauer, Seattle, Wash., '04 Suzuki, SMC, 0.007 seconds reaction time
2) Darren Hill, St. Maries, Idaho, '82 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.009
3) Al Omond, Surrey, B.C., '97 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.010
4) Buff Kobs, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, '95 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.011
5) Jeff Havens, Yakima, Wash., '95 Suzuki, SMC, 0.012
6) Dan Patridge, Kennewick, Wash., '03 Suzuki, SMC, 0.018
7) Caleb Dahl, Spokane, Wash., '00 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.019
8) Cody Cumpton, Vancouver, Wash., '05 Suzuki, SMC, 0.047
9) Travis Patridge, Kennewick, Wash., '90 Suzuki, SMC, 0.049
10) Jon Jenkins, Richmond, B.C., '84 Suzuki, SMC, 0.117

NOSTALGIA TOP FUEL
1) Jim Murphy, Santa Rosa, Calif., dragster, 5.813 seconds, 238.34 mph
2) Tony Bartone, Long Island, N.Y., dragster, 5.881, 259.66
3) Bill Dunlap, Capitola, Calif., dragster, 5.969, 244.89
4) Rick Williamson, Stockton, Calif., dragster, 6.008, 257.06
5) Terry Cox, Sacramento, Calif., dragster, 6.109, 245.90
6) Rick White, San Diego, Calif., dragster, 6.898, 240.96


Preview

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane County Raceway will host the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series June 22-24, 2012. The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event is one of 43 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 $519,000. The Northwest Division's Top Sportsman Series, Top Dragster Series and the Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley Davidson will also run in conjunction with the event along with the crowd favorite alcohol funny cars and Nostalgia Top Fuel Dragsters of the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series.

Gates at Spokane County Raceway open at noon on Friday, 9 a.m. on Saturday, and 8 a.m. on Sunday. Qualifying and time trials are Friday at noon and Saturday at 9 a.m. Alcohol Funny Cars and Nostalgia Top Fuel Dragster will have two qualifying sessions on Friday, at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m., and will run all three elimination sessions on Saturday, at 4, 7 and 10 p.m. Comp will qualify Friday at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. and Saturday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Eliminations resume Sunday at 9 a.m.

Spectator tickets for the Spokane County Raceway event are $18 Friday, $23 Saturday and $18 Sunday. Children six to 12 are $5 each day. Children 5 and under are admitted free with a paid adult.

Spokane County Raceway is located at 750 N. Hayford Road, off I-90 at Airway Heights/Airport to Hwy 2 W exit 272. For more information call the track, (509) 244-3333, or visit www.SpokaneCountyRaceway.com.

NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES: Fact Sheet

WHAT: NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series one of six events in Northwest 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 $519,000. Categories include Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The division's Top Sportsman Series, Top Dragster Series and the Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley Davidson will also run in conjunction with the event along with the 250 mph AA/Funny Cars of the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series.

WHERE: Spokane County Raceway, Airway Heights, WA. Track is located of the I-90

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, June 22-24, 2012

SCHEDULE: FRIDAY, June 22 - Gates open at noon a.m. Time Trials and qualifying are scheduled to begin at noon. Comp qualifying is at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. Alcohol Funny Car and Nostalgia Top Fuel qualifying are scheduled at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, June 23 - Gates open at 9 a.m. Time Trials and qualifying are scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Comp qualifying is at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Alcohol Funny Car and Nostalgia Top Fuel eliminations are scheduled at 4, 7 and 10 p.m.

SUNDAY, June 24 - Gates open at 8 a.m. Eliminations resume at 9 a.m.

TICKETS: GENERAL ADMISSION/PIT PASS -- $18 Friday, $23 Saturday, $18 Sunday. Children six to 12 are $5 every day. Children 5 under are admitted free with a paid adult. For more information please call Spokane County Raceway, (509) 244-3333 or visit www.SpokaneCountyRaceway.com.

2011 EVENT WINNERS: Joey Severance, Top Alcohol Dragster; Steve Gasparrelli, Top Alcohol Funny Car; Jeff Lane, Comp Eliminator; Art Congdon, Super Stock; Gary Waldo, Stock Eliminator; Bob Woodruff, Super Comp; Michael Dalymple, Super Gas; Steve Lowe, Super Street; Darryn O'Connor, Top Sportsman; Garth Giroux, Top Dragster; Buff Kobs, Sportsman Motorcycle

BONUS PROGRAMS:
NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES POINTS FUND
: a $519,000 point fund from Lucas Oil, which will be shared by 2012 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series divisional, regional and national champions. Regional awards include $10,000 each to the Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car champions with Divisional awards of $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 2012 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 2012 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, $5,000 to Top Sportsman and Top Dragster champions, and $4,500 to the Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas, and Super Street champions. 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 2012 Jegs Allstars champion who also wins the national event will have his/her Allstars prize doubled.

NHRA SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE SERIES presented by HARLEY DAVIDSON: The NHRA Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley Davidson, run in conjunction with the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, is an opportunity for competitors in NHRA's Sportsman Motorcycle class to earn points toward divisional championships. The $14,000 champions' purse posted by Harley Davidson will be paid to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place points finishers in NHRA divisions that host Sportsman Motorcycles.

TOP SPORTSMAN SERIES: The Northwest Division Top Sportsman Series, run in conjunction with the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, is an opportunity for competitors in the Northwest division's Top Sportsman class to earn points toward divisional championships. The $3,500 champions' purse will be paid to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place points finishers.

NORTHWEST DIVISION TOP DRAGSTER SERIES: The Northwest Division Top Dragster Series, run in conjunction with the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, is an opportunity for competitors in the Northwest division's Top Dragster class to earn points toward divisional championships. The $3,500 champions' purse will be paid to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place points finishers.


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