Texans bring home Houston wins

9/15/2013


DIVISION 4
Royal Purple Raceway
Baytown, Texas, Sept. 13-15, 2013 

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


Sunday

HOUSTON In the final results from Royal Purple Raceway and the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Clark Smiley, Denver City, Texas and John Warren, Pearland, Texas, took home the wins in Comp Eliminator and Super Comp respectively.

Smiley worked his way through the field and ran 7.837 seconds at 139.57 mph in his final round victory over Justin Rosen, Harahan, La.

Warren faced off against Jonathan Robin, Luling, La. and posted a winning run of 8.900 seconds, 159.66 mph in his. Robin drove to an 8.897 second, 164.87 mph lap for his runner up finish.

Other racers visiting the winner's circle this weekend were Jimmy DeFrank, Thousand Oaks, Calif., in Super Stock; Austin Williams, Burleson, Texas in Stock Eliminator; David Freeman, League City, Texas, in Super Gas; and Tom Phillips, Dallas, in Super Street. In the division's Top Sportsman class it was Chris Arnold, Mt. Belvieu, Texas, taking the win while Brandon Chauvin, Gonzales, La., won in Top Dragster. Tony Davis, Houston, won in Sportsman Motorcycle presented by Harley Davidson.

South Central division racers head to Texas Motorplex and join the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series next weekend, Sept. 19-22 before heading to Thunder Valley Raceway Park, Noble, Okla., for their final event in the 2013 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Oct. 4-6. 

The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, South Central Division NHRA Texas Sportsman Shootout:

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
Clark Smiley, Denver City, Texas, '09 GXP, BB/A, 7.837, 139.57  def.
Justin Rosen, Harahan, La., dragster, J/D, foul.

SUPER STOCK
Jimmy DeFrank, Thousand Oaks, Calif., '10 Cobalt, SS/CM, 8.916, 149.40  def.
Brett Candies, Thibodaux, La., '10 Mustang, SS/DA, 9.641, 139.63.

STOCK ELIMINATOR
Austin Williams, Burleson, Texas, '72 Duster, F/SA, 11.165, 104.77  def.
Slate Cummings, Hammond, La., '00 Corvette, B/SA, foul.

SUPER COMP
John Warren, Pearland, Texas, dragster, 8.900, 159.66  def.
Jonathan Robin, Luling, La., dragster, 8.897, 164.87.

SUPER GAS
David Freeman, League City, Texas, '91 Firebird, 9.912, 164.13  def.
 Jason Richey, N. Richland Hills, Texas, '63 Corvette, 9.897, 153.58.

SUPER STREET
Tom Phillips, Dallas, Texas, '68 Camaro, 10.940, 130.82  def.
Donna Watson, Forney, Texas, '71 Vega, 11.108, 114.52.

TOP DRAGSTER
Brandon Chauvin, Gonzales, La., dragster, 6.655, 181.86  def.
William Kruse, Alvin, Texas, dragster, 6.942, 159.55.

TOP SPORTSMAN
Chris Arnold, Mt. Belvieu, Texas, '02 Cavalier, 7.305, 190.59  def.
 Keith Sasich, Bartonville, Texas, '07 GTO, 6.781, 202.24.

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE PRESENTED BY HARLEY DAVIDSON
Tony Davis, Houston, Texas, '86 Suzuki, 9.253, 146.83  def.
Paul W. Holman, Houston, Texas, '86 Suzuki, 11.264, 113.76.



Saturday

BAYTOWN, Texas Day two is complete, fields were set and eliminations kicked off for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Texas Sportsman Shootout at Royal Purple Raceway. The event is the fifth of six in the NHRA South Central 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 round 1 of eliminations today with round 2 scheduled for 10 a.m. on Sunday.  Gates open at 8 a.m. on Sunday with racing set to begin at 9 a.m.  Tickets for the event are $20 for adults and children 12 and under are free with a paid adult.  For more information call Royal Purple Raceway, (281) 383-7223, or visit www.RoyalPurpleRaceway.com.

The following are Saturday's qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Texas Sportsman Shootout at Royal Purple Raceway:

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Kevin Self, Caddo, Okla., '32 Bantam, F/EA, 7.831 seconds, -0.639 (under index)
2) Justin Rosen, Harahan, La., dragster, J/D, 7.623, -0.627
3) Clark Smiley, Denver City, Texas, '09 GXP, BB/A, 7.372, -0.618
4) Donald Thomas, Amarillo, Texas, dragster, C/ED, 7.259, -0.571
5) Clint Neff, Arvada, Colo., '23 roadster, K/AA, 7.758, -0.532
6) Adam White, Houston, Texas, dragster, A/ND, 6.900, -0.530
7) Dick Maris, Montgomery, Texas, dragster, C/DA, 7.055, -0.525
8) Bill Kent, Midland, Texas, dragster, B/D, 6.759, -0.491
9) Duane Robison, Gardner, Kan., '09 GXP, C/A, 7.435, -0.455
10) Raymond Martin, Mt. Belvieu, Texas, '32 Bantam, K/AA, 7.845, -0.445

SUPER STOCK
1) Larry Stewart, Clinton, Miss., '10 Challenger, SS/IA, 9.639 seconds, -1.061 (under index)
2) Ed Wright, Sand Springs, Okla., '96 Firebird, SS/JA, 10.021, -0.979
3) Gary Emmons, Friendswood, Texas, '96 Firebird, SS/JA, 10.103, -0.897
4) Stephen Bell, Shreveport, La., '12 Camaro, SS/BA, 9.055, -0.845
5) Norman Marsden, Santo, Texas, '66 Chevy II, SS/KA, 10.410, -0.840
6) Stan Holt, Houston, Texas, '66 Chevy II, SS/G, 9.628, -0.822
7) John Covington, Center, Texas, '98 Grand Am, GT/BA, 9.451, -0.799
8) Jonathan Womack, Houston, Texas, '05 Cavalier, SS/BS, 8.862, -0.788
9) Hagen Gary, Pearland, Texas, '02 Camaro, GT/GA, 10.132, -0.768
10) Christopher Benham, LaGrange, Texas, '67 Camaro, GT/FA, 10.034, -0.766

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Slate Cummings, Hammond, La., '00 Corvette, B/SA, 10.249 seconds, -1.001 (under index)
2) Austin Ford, Houston, Texas, '67 Mustang, C/SA, 10.426, -0.974
3) Patrick Courts, New Iberia, La., '87 Trans Am, N/SA, 12.036, -0.964
4) Britt Cummings, Hammond, La., '00 Corvette, C/SA, 10.467, -0.933
5) Brett Candies, Thibodaux, La., '12 Camaro, BB/SA, 9.392, -0.908
6) R.J. Sledge, Boerne, Texas, '67 Fairlane, D/SA, 10.661, -0.889
7) John Duzac, Covington, La., '67 Camaro, D/S, 10.654, -0.846
8) Don Pellichino, Hammond, La., '06 Corvette, A/SA, 10.155, -0.845
9) Korey Mawhee, Frisco, Texas, '15 Camaro, A/SA, 10.175, -0.825
10) Terry Emmons, League City, Texas, '69 Camaro, B/SA, 10.427, -0.823

SUPER COMP
1) Lyndon Rutland, Forney, Texas, dragster, S/C, 8.900 seconds, 0.000 (over index)
2) James Carter, Forney, Texas, dragster, S/C, 8.901, 0.001
3) Austin Williams, Burleson, Texas, dragster, S/C, 8.904, 0.004
4) Joel Covington, Center, Texas, dragster, S/C, 8.904, 0.004
5) Mike Pevey, Alvin, Texas, dragster, S/C, 8.905, 0.005
6) Rick Legaux, Kenner, La., dragster, S/C, 8.905, 0.005
7) Marty Hellickson, Lafayette, La., dragster, S/C, 8.907, 0.007
8) Lloyd Parfait, Crosby, Texas, dragster, S/C, 8.907, 0.007
9) Mark Powers, Buda, Texas, dragster, S/C, 8.915, 0.015
10) Jimmy Lewis, Forney, Texas, dragster, S/C, 8.920, 0.020

SUPER GAS
1) Tommy Phillips, Forney, Texas, '57 Corvette, S/G, 9.900 seconds, 0.000 (over index)
2) Shannon Brinkley, Highlands, Texas, '02 Corvette, S/G, 9.903, 0.003
3) Travis Salter, Baytown, Texas, '67 Camaro, S/G, 9.905, 0.005
4) Frank Tamborella, Houston, Texas, '02 Chevy Truck, S/G, 9.905, 0.005
5) Jimmy Lewis, Forney, Texas, '58 Corvette, S/G, 9.908, 0.008
6) Leonard Trahan, Houston, Texas, '27 roadster, S/G, 9.909, 0.009
7) Gary Free, Katy, Texas, '94 Lumina, S/G, 9.914, 0.014
8) Jeff Franklin, Saginaw, Texas, '69 AMX, S/G, 9.921, 0.021
9) Steve Williams, Beaumont, Calif., '63 Corvette, S/G, 9.943, 0.043
10) Randy Blackwell, Forney, Texas, '88 Fiero, S/G, 9.954, 0.054

SUPER STREET
1) Michael Britt, Italy, Texas, '62 Nova, S/ST, 10.910 seconds, 0.010 (over index)
2) Eric Liddell, Zachary, La., '67 Camaro, S/ST, 10.915, 0.015
3) Clint Parker, Gilmer, Texas, '67 Camaro, S/ST, 10.916, 0.016
4) Randy Ramo, Longview, Texas, '69 Camaro, S/ST, 10.916, 0.016
5) Dennis Clark, Pasadena, Texas, '68 Camaro, S/ST, 10.917, 0.017
6) Jay Bunce, Piedmont, Okla., '64 Belvedere, S/ST, 10.923, 0.023
7) Tom Phillips, Dallas, Texas, '68 Camaro, S/ST, 10.923, 0.023
8) Tommy Costales, Manvel, Texas, '66 Corvette, S/ST, 10.926, 0.026
9) Reggie Baudoin, Broussard, La., '82 S-10, S/ST, 10.928, 0.028
10) Tony Stuart, Darlington, Texas, '82 Camaro, S/ST, 10.928, 0.028

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Rob McKinley Jr., Conroe, Texas, dragster, 6.105 seconds, 227.42 mph
2) Allen Constantine, La Place, La., dragster, 6.278, 228.85
3) Michael Kile, Westlake, La., dragster, 6.320, 217.49
4) Richard Prince, Metairie, La., dragster, 6.366, 219.76
5) Jenifer White, Conroe, Texas, dragster, 6.484, 209.98
6) Lee Lightfoot, Odessa, Texas, dragster, 6.495, 221.78
7) Steve Benoit, Scott, La., dragster, 6.521, 207.85
8) James Ogden, League City, Texas, dragster, 6.580, 206.45
9) Chase Murray, Orange, Texas, dragster, 6.581, 208.94
10) Brandon Chauvin, Gonzales, La., dragster, 6.597, 202.64

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Trent Wilson, Castroville, Texas, '68 Camaro, 6.653 seconds, 207.72 mph
2) Keith Raftery, Lake Charles, La., '68 Camaro, 6.661, 208.59
3) Greg Lair, Canyon, Texas, '13 Camaro, 6.697, 210.01
4) Keith Sasich, Bartonville, Texas, '07 GTO, 6.723, 208.46
5) Allen Firestone, Velma, Okla., '01 S-10, 6.825, 201.37
6) Bob Gulitti, Tomball, Texas, '11 Camaro, 6.862, 203.19
7) Steve Benoit, Scott, La., '02 Camaro, 6.883, 209.36
8) Joseph Mohana, Bourg, La., '70 Camaro, 6.926, 199.11
9) Mario Boesch, Kenner, La., '03 Grand Am, 6.950, 211.13
10) Stewart Johnson, Paoli, Okla., '05 GTO, 7.007, 198.47

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE PRESENTED BY HARLEY DAVIDSON
1) Micheal Nash, Texarkana, Texas, '12 Koenig, ETMX, 0.000 seconds reaction time
2) Ricky Kay, Humble, Texas, '92 Suzuki, ETMX, 0.002
3) Paul W. Holman, Houston, Texas, '86 Suzuki, ETMX, 0.003
4) Tony Davis, Houston, Texas, '86 Suzuki, ETMX, 0.004
5) Andy Millet, Denham Spgs, La., '82 Suzuki, ETMX, 0.005
6) Robert Sanders, Katy, Texas, '82 Suzuki, ETMX, 0.009
7) Rob Bennett, Lucas, Texas, '85 Suzuki, ETMX, 0.010
8) James Moody, Waller, Texas, '77 Kawasaki, ETMX, 0.014
9) Dean LeBlanc, New Iberia, La., '09 Kawasaki, ETMX, 0.016
10) Eddie Glaze, Missouri City, Texas, '12 GSXR, ETMX, 0.021


Friday

BAYTOWN, Texas - Racing kicked off today for the NHRA Texas sportsman Shootout and the South Central Division Lucas Oil Drag Racing with more than 400 racers expected to battle the quarter mile this weekend at Royal Purple Raceway.  

Racers in Comp Eliminator, Sunset Racecraft Top Dragster and Orteq Top Sportsman took to the track today for a pair of qualifying runs that will be followed by final qualifying and round 1 of eliminations on Saturday afternoon.  Racers in the remaining six classes of competition also ran qualifying and time trials today with final qualifying and early elimination rounds scheduled for Saturday.

Gates open at 9 a.m. on Saturday with racing set to begin at 9 a.m.  Comp, Top Sportsman and Top Dragster qualify at noon with round 1 set for 5 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults, children 12 and under are admitted free with a paid adult.  Royal Purple Raceway is located at 2525 South FM565.  It is east of the Houston Metro area, just south of Interstate 10 and each of Highway 146.  For more information call the track, (281) 383-7223 or visit www.RoyalPurpleRaceway.com.

The following are Friday's qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, South Central Division NHRA Texas Sportsman Shootout:

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Kevin Self, Caddo, Okla., '32 Bantam, F/EA, 7.831 seconds, -0.639 (under index)
2) Justin Rosen, Harahan, La., dragster, J/D, 7.623, -0.627
3) Clark Smiley, Denver City, Texas, '09 GXP, BB/A, 7.372, -0.618
4) Donald Thomas, Amarillo, Texas, dragster, C/ED, 7.259, -0.571
5) Clint Neff, Arvada, Colo., '23 roadster, K/AA, 7.758, -0.532
6) Adam White, Houston, Texas, dragster, A/ND, 6.900, -0.530
7) Dick Maris, Montgomery, Texas, dragster, C/DA, 7.083, -0.497
8) Adam Hickey, Ponchatoula, La., '06 Cobalt, C/SMA, 8.315, -0.415
9) Duane Robison, Gardner, Kan., '09 GXP, C/A, 7.491, -0.399
10) Keith Hall, Ravenna, Texas, '05 Cavalier, D/SM, 8.561, -0.379

SUPER STOCK
1) Ed Wright, Sand Springs, Okla., '96 Firebird, SS/JA, 10.021 seconds, -0.979 (under index)
2) Gary Emmons, Friendswood, Texas, '96 Firebird, SS/JA, 10.103, -0.897
3) Norman Marsden, Santo, Texas, '66 Chevy II, SS/KA, 10.410, -0.840
4) Stan Holt, Houston, Texas, '66 Chevy II, SS/G, 9.628, -0.822
5) Jonathan Womack, Houston, Texas, '05 Cavalier, SS/BS, 8.862, -0.788
6) John Covington, Center, Texas, '98 Grand Am, GT/BA, 9.472, -0.778
7) Larry Stewart, Clinton, Miss., '10 Challenger, SS/IA, 9.928, -0.772
8) Christopher Benham, LaGrange, Texas, '67 Camaro, GT/FA, 10.034, -0.766
9) Hagen Gary, Pearland, Texas, '02 Camaro, GT/GA, 10.146, -0.754
10) Dale Hulquist, Crosby, Texas, '98 Grand Am, GT/HA, 10.300, -0.750

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Slate Cummings, Hammond, La., '00 Corvette, B/SA, 10.303 seconds, -0.947 (under index)
2) Britt Cummings, Hammond, La., '00 Corvette, C/SA, 10.467, -0.933
3) Patrick Courts, New Iberia, La., '87 Trans Am, N/SA, 12.086, -0.914
4) Austin Ford, Houston, Texas, '67 Mustang, C/SA, 10.500, -0.900
5) Brett Candies, Thibodaux, La., '12 Camaro, BB/SA, 9.438, -0.862
6) John Duzac, Covington, La., '67 Camaro, D/S, 10.654, -0.846
7) Don Pellichino, Hammond, La., '06 Corvette, A/SA, 10.155, -0.845
8) R.J. Sledge, Boerne, Texas, '67 Fairlane, D/SA, 10.718, -0.832
9) Korey Mawhee, Frisco, Texas, '15 Camaro, A/SA, 10.175, -0.825
10) Terry Emmons, League City, Texas, '69 Camaro, B/SA, 10.427, -0.823

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Rob McKinley Jr., Conroe, Texas, dragster, 6.105 seconds, 227.42 mph
2) Michael Kile, Westlake, La., dragster, 6.324, 217.49
3) Allen Constantine, La Place, La., dragster, 6.326, 228.34
4) Jenifer White, Conroe, Texas, dragster, 6.484, 209.98
5) James Ogden, League City, Texas, dragster, 6.580, 206.45
6) Chase Murray, Orange, Texas, dragster, 6.581, 208.94
7) Steve Benoit, Scott, La., dragster, 6.590, 207.02
8) Brandon Chauvin, Gonzales, La., dragster, 6.597, 202.64
9) Michelle LeBleu, Lake Charles, La., dragster, 6.618, 209.04
10) Mario Boesch, Kenner, La., dragster, 6.634, 206.61

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Trent Wilson, Castroville, Texas, '68 Camaro, 6.653 seconds, 207.72 mph
2) Greg Lair, Canyon, Texas, '13 Camaro, 6.697, 210.01
3) Keith Sasich, Bartonville, Texas, '07 GTO, 6.723, 208.46
4) Allen Firestone, Velma, Okla., '01 S-10, 6.825, 201.37
5) Steve Benoit, Scott, La., '02 Camaro, 6.883, 202.48
6) Joseph Mohana, Bourg, La., '70 Camaro, 6.936, 199.11
7) Mario Boesch, Kenner, La., '03 Grand Am, 6.962, 211.13
8) Keith Raftery, Lake Charles, La., '68 Camaro, 6.978, 203.74
9) Stewart Johnson, Paoli, Okla., '05 GTO, 7.017, 198.47
10) Joe Pigford, Pasadena, Texas, '14 Camaro, 7.078, 196.73

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE PRESENTED BY HARLEY DAVIDSON
1) Micheal Nash, Texarkana, Texas, '12 Koenig, ETMX, 0.000 seconds reaction time
2) Ricky Kay, Humble, Texas, '92 Suzuki, ETMX, 0.002
3) Derek Dorey, Kingwood, Texas, '03 TracRazor, ETMX, 0.004
4) Tony Davis, Houston, Texas, '86 Suzuki, ETMX, 0.004
5) Andy Millet, Denham Spgs, La., '82 Suzuki, ETMX, 0.005
6) Robert Sanders, Katy, Texas, '82 Suzuki, ETMX, 0.009
7) James Moody, Waller, Texas, '77 Kawasaki, ETMX, 0.014
8) Rob Bennett, Lucas, Texas, '85 Suzuki, ETMX, 0.016
9) Dean LeBlanc, New Iberia, La., '09 Kawasaki, ETMX, 0.016
10) Paul W. Holman, Houston, Texas, '86 Suzuki, ETMX, 0.020




Preview

BAYTOWN, Texas - The NHRA South Central Division heads to Royal Purple Raceway for the NHRA Texas Sportsman Shootout on September 13-15. The event is one of 44 scheduled across the country where drivers earn points leading to divisional, regional 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 Orteq Top Sportsman Series, Sunset Racecraft Top Dragster Series and NHRA Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley-Davidson will also run in conjunction with the event.

Gates at Royal Purple Raceway open at noon on Friday and 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Qualifying and time trials start at 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Top Dragster, Top Sportsman and Comp Eliminator qualify at noon and 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at noon with round one of eliminations at 5 p.m. Eliminations continue Sunday at 9 a.m. with round two for Top Dragster, Top Sportsman and Comp Eliminator starting at 10 a.m.

Tickets for the NHRA Texas Sportsman Shootout event at Royal Purple Raceway are $20 each day for adults. Children 12 years old and under are admitted free with a paid adult.  For more information call the track, 281-383-7223, or visit www.RoyalPurpleRaceway.com.

NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES NHRA TEXAS SPORTSMAN SHOOTOUT: Fact Sheet

WHAT: NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series NHRA Texas Sportsman Shootout, the fifth of six events in South Central Division competition where drivers earn points leading to divisional, regional 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 Orteq Top Sportsman Series, Sunset Racecraft Top Dragster Series and NHRA Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley-Davidson will also be run in conjunction with the event.

WHERE: Royal Purple Raceway, Baytown, Texas. Track is located at 2525 South FM 565. It is east of the Houston Metro area, just south of Interstate 10 and east of Highway 146

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, Sept. 13-15

 SCHEDULE: FRIDAY, Sept. 13 Spectator gates open at noon. Qualifying and time trials begin at 9 a.m. Top Dragster, Top Sportsman and Comp Eliminator qualify at noon and 4 p.m.

SATURDAY, Sept. 14 - Gates open at 9 a.m. Qualifying and time trials continue at 9 a.m. Top Dragster, Top Sportsman and Comp Eliminator final qualifying is at noon. Eliminations begin at 2 p.m. Top Dragster, Top Sportsman and Comp Eliminator run round one at 5 p.m.

SUNDAY, Sept. 15 - Gates open at 8 a.m. Eliminations continue at 9 a.m. Round two for Top Dragster, Top Sportsman and Comp Eliminator is at 10 a.m.

TICKETS: GENERAL ADMISSION/PIT PASS - $20 Friday, $20 Saturday, $20 Sunday. Children 12 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. For more information please call Royal Purple Raceway, (281) 383-7223, or visit www.RoyalPurpleRaceway.com.

2012 EVENT WINNERS: Clark Smiley, Comp Eliminator; Joey Tanksley, Super Stock; P.B. Candies, Stock Eliminator; Archie Fruge,: Super Comp; Tommy Phillips, Super Gas; Larry Carter, Super Street, Joseph Mohana, Top Sportsman; Lee Lightfoot, Top Dragster; Robert Sanders, 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 2013 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 2014 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 2014 Jegs Allstars. Points are based on in-division races only.

The winning division and regional teams will share $25,000 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 2013 Jegs Allstars champion who also wins the national event will have his/her Allstars prize doubled.

oRTEQ Top Sportsman Series: Run in conjunction with the Lucas Oil Series, competitors in the Top Sportsman class are vying for division championships. The top points finisher will earn a year-end bonus of $1,500, the runner-up will get $1000 and the third place finisher will receive $500. Top Sportsman racers may run the six South Central Division Lucas Oil events as well as three Lucas Oil Series races in the other NHRA divisions.

SUNSET RACECRAFT TOP DRAGSTER SERIES: Run in conjunction with the Lucas Oil Series, competitors in the Top Dragster class are vying for division championships. The top points finisher will earn a year-end bonus of $1,500, the runner-up will get $1000 and the third place finisher will receive $500.

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

 

 

 


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