Winners crowned at Southeast Division Lucas Oil Series opener

2/15/2015


DIVISION 2
Orlando Speedworld Dragway
Orlando, Fla., Feb. 13-15 

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


 Sunday

ORLANDO Nine racers took home wins and the NHRA Wally trophy this weekend at the NHRA Southeast Division Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series season opener at Orlando Speed World Dragway.

Orlando resident Wells led the way defeating Anthony Bertozzi, Ashland, Va., in the Hickory Enclosed Trailer Sales Top Dragster class. The pair left the line together with Wells clocking in at 6.886 seconds at 193.43 mph with Bertozzi running a tic too quick at 7.101, 183.72 on his 7.12 index.

Randy Daniels and Donny Urban won in Comp Eliminator and Davis Gold Carts Top Sportsman respectively as both drivers took the early lead off the start and held on to take home the hardware. Daniels, Grantsboro, N.C., ran his '02 Grand Am to a lap of 8.614, 154.53 in downing Jenny Treadwell, Mount Plymouth, Fla., who ran quicker at 8.265, 158.07 in her dragster. Urban, Pittsboro, N.C., parlayed his early lead into the win against Ken Ellison, Moore, S.C., running 7.041 seconds at 188.60 mph in his '06 Cobalt to Ellison's 7.232, 188.49 in his '12 Camaro.

In Super Stock it was Lee Norton, Grover, N.C., and his '74 Duster topping Robbie Shaw's '99 Firebird while Jeff Longhany won over Lee Tuttle in Stock. Norton went 10.498 on his 10.49 dial combined with a .014 second reaction time to Shaw's 9.819, out of Bowdon, Ga. Longhany, out of Wade, N.C., had Tuttle, Albany, Ga., covered at the start by more than seven-hundredths of a second to win in 10.139, 129.21.

In the two closest finals of the day, Kevin Brannen and Darrin Kling took the wins in Super Comp and Super Gas. Brannen, Boiling Springs, S.C., knocked out Sherman Adcock, Fortson, Ga., by about 22 inches with an 8.929, 180.12 to a 8.928, 177.04. Weirsdale, Fla., resident Kling, drove his '63 Corvette to a hole shot win over John Taylor, Naples, Fla. Kling went 9.898, 163.41 to Taylor's 9.897, 167.26 to win by about 24 inches.

Super Street runner John Rollins, High Springs, Fla., powered his '72 Nova to a win over Gaines Hickman with a .009 second package. Rollins was off the line in .004 seconds, then went 10.905 on the 10.90 index to upend Hickman, Barnesville, Ga., and his '65 Malibu running 10.877, 144.75.

Rounding out the list of winners was Mike Clifford of Daytona Beach, Fla., and his '66 Barracuda covering the quarter-mile in 10.971, 117.77 to beat Mark Whitener, Winter Garden, Fla., 10.900, 125.04 on the double breakout for the title in the 11.00 Index class.

NHRA Southeast racers head to Auto-Plus Raceway for their next Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event, Feb. 20-22.

 

The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Southeast Division event at Orlando Speed World Dragway:

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
Randy Daniels, Grantsboro, N.C., '02 Grand AM, F/SM, 8.614, 154.53  def.
Jenny Treadwell, Mount Plymouth, Fla., dragster, E/ED, 8.265, 158.07.

TOP DRAGSTER
Ken Wells, Orlando, Fla., dragster, 6.886, 193.43  def.
Anthony Bertozzi, Ashland, Va., dragster, 7.101, 183.72.

TOP SPORTSMAN
Donny Urban, Pittsboro, N.C., '06 Cobalt, 7.041, 188.60  def.
Ken Ellison, Moore, S.C., '12 Camaro, 7.232, 188.49.

SUPER STOCK
Lee Norton, Grover, N.C., '74 Duster, FGT/I, 10.498, 117.62  def.
Robbie Shaw, Bowdon, Ga., '99 Firebird, SS/HA, 9.819, 126.08.

STOCK ELIMINATOR
Jeff Longhany, Wade, N.C., '00 Firebird, A/SA, 10.139, 129.21  def.
Lee Tuttle, Albany, Ga., '81 Camaro, U/SA, 14.616, 83.95.

SUPER COMP
Kevin Brannen, Boiling Springs, S.C., dragster, 8.929, 180.12  def.
Sherman Adcock, Fortson, Ga., dragster, 8.928, 177.04.

SUPER GAS
Darrin Kling, Weirsdale, Fla., '63 Corvette, 9.898, 163.41  def.
John Taylor, Naples, Fla., '99 Dakota, 9.897, 167.26.

SUPER STREET
John Rollins, High Springs, Fla., '72 Nova, 10.905, 132.41  def.
Gaines Hickman, Barnesville, Ga., '65 Malibu SW, 10.877, 144.75.

11.00 INDEX
Mike Clifford, Daytona Beach, Fla., '66 Barracuda, 10.971, 117.77  def.
Mark Whitener, Winter Garden, Fla., '78 Skylark, 10.900, 125.04.



 Saturday

ORLANDO, Fla. Day two is in the books and the fields are set for the division's Davis Golf Cart Top Sportsman, Hickory Enclosed Trailers Top Dragsters and Comp Eliminator at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Orlando Speed World Dragway. First round of eliminations were also held this evening in Stock, Super Stock and the remaining classes in competition. 

Gates open on Sunday at 8:30 a.m. with racers battling it out in head to head competition for a chance at taking home the trophy and their share of cash and contingency awards.  Tickets are $20 for adults and children 10 and under are free with a paid adult.  For more information call Orlando Speed World Dragway at 407-568-5522 or visit www.raceosw.com.

The following are Saturday's final qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Southeast Division event at Orlando Speed World Dragway:

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Lee Sharp, Maryville, Tenn., '09 G5, D/SMA, 8.148 seconds, -0.742 (under index)
2) Lonnie Johnson, Ettrick, Va., '99 Neon, B/AA, 7.012, -0.508
3) Jenny Treadwell, Mount Plymouth, Fla., dragster, E/ED, 8.344, -0.506
4) Wes Leopold, Bethel Park, Pa., '05 Dodge, A/SMA, 7.940, -0.500
5) Randy Daniels, Grantsboro, N.C., '02 Grand AM, F/SM, 8.806, -0.424
6) Michael Mans, Rogers, Minn., '92 Lumina, G/AA, 8.470, -0.380
7) Steve Schumacher, Jacksonville, Fla., '91 Camaro, E/AA, 9.064, 0.794

SUPER STOCK
1) Brian Oakes, Taylorsville, N.C., '69 Camaro, SS/CA, 8.919 seconds, -1.131 (under index)
2) Gary Wolkwitz, Califon, N.J., '68 Dart, SS/AH, 8.229, -1.071
3) Grant Lewis, Jesup, Ga., '05 Grand Am, SS/DM, 8.687, -1.063
4) Gary Richard, Bay Shore, N.Y., '10 Mustang, FGT/A, 8.941, -1.059
5) Allen Wade, Rochester, Ind., '69 Camaro, SS/DA, 9.180, -1.020
6) Jerry Silveus, Van Buren, Ohio, '05 Cavalier, GT/BA, 9.233, -1.017
7) Roy Hill, Sophia, N.C., '12 Mustang, FSS/B, 8.185, -1.015
8) Gary Coccaro, Panama City, Fla., '10 Cobalt, SS/CM, 8.506, -0.994
9) Leonard Mattingly, Cox's Creek, Ky., '95 Achieva, GT/HA, 10.064, -0.986
10) Mike Crutchfield, Montgomery, Ala., '08 G5, SS/DM, 8.777, -0.973

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Aaron Allison, E. Palestine, Ohio, '98 Firebird, B/S, 10.044 seconds, -1.156 (under index)
2) Peter Noriega, Hialeah, Fla., '80 Malibu, M/SA, 11.766, -1.084
3) Tom Russell, E. Sparta, Ohio, '98 Camaro, C/S, 10.279, -1.071
4) Gary Richard, Bay Shore, N.Y., '10 Mustang, FS/D, 9.547, -1.053
5) Gary Russell, E. Sparta, Ohio, '67 Camaro, E/S, 10.634, -1.016
6) Sid Tolson, West Palm Beach, Fla., '87 Olds SW, U/SA, 13.842, -1.008
7) Don Himes, Port Charlotte, Fla., '79 Pontiac, Q/SA, 12.846, -0.954
8) Larry Hill, Hickory, Ky., '70 Barracuda, A/SA, 10.047, -0.953
9) J Wayne Totaro, Essex, Md., '00 Firebird, B/S, 10.251, -0.949
10) Jeff Longhany, Wade, N.C., '00 Firebird, A/SA, 10.054, -0.946

SUPER COMP
1) Kevin Brannen, Boiling Springs, S.C., dragster, S/C, 8.906 seconds, 0.006 (over index)
2) David Klomps, Brucefield, Ont., dragster, S/C, 8.906, 0.006
3) Joseph Tankersley, Elkton, Tenn., '70 GTO, S/C, 8.906, 0.006
4) Jim Morrison, Elmsdale, N.S., dragster, S/C, 8.909, 0.009
5) Jason Bator, Boynton Beach, Fla., dragster, S/C, 8.916, 0.016
6) Kathy Woeber, Palm City, Fla., dragster, S/C, 8.916, 0.016
7) Gene Quinn, Gainesville, Fla., dragster, S/C, 8.918, 0.018
8) Robert Mouat, Ty Ty, Ga., dragster, S/C, 8.919, 0.019
9) Sherman Adcock, Fortson, Ga., dragster, S/C, 8.921, 0.021
10) Don Shuford, Connelly Springs, N.C., dragster, S/C, 8.926, 0.026

SUPER STREET
1) Gaines Hickman, Barnesville, Ga., '65 Malibu SW, S/ST, 10.904 seconds, 0.004 (over index)
2) Rob Ward, Sanford, Fla., '92 Camaro, S/ST, 10.906, 0.006
3) Mike Ruff, Orlando, Fla., '92 Camaro, S/ST, 10.910, 0.010
4) Brian Funderburk, Tallassee, Ala., '75 Vega, S/ST, 10.911, 0.011
5) Matt Weston, Wellford, S.C., '70 Camaro, S/ST, 10.915, 0.015
6) Troy Williams, Bradenton, Fla., '92 Mustang, S/ST, 10.917, 0.017
7) Steve Tharp, Maple Grove, Minn., '79 Porsche, S/ST, 10.924, 0.024
8) Rudy Matthews, Ohio City, Ohio, '69 Camaro, S/ST, 10.928, 0.028
9) Bill Stepp, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., '81 Cutlass, S/ST, 10.933, 0.033
10) Vinny Laudicina, Boca Raton, Fla., '83 Camaro, S/ST, 10.939, 0.039

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Carl Brunet, Napierville, Quebec, '11 GXP, 6.375 seconds, 217.95 mph
2) Ronnie Davis, Suwanee, Ga., '63 Corvette, 6.543, 210.60
3) Jeffrey Barker, Kathleen, Ga., '06 Cobalt, 6.567, 211.46
4) Dylan Stott, Columbus, N.C., '67 Mustang, 6.582, 205.47
5) Sandy Wilkins, Mount Ulla, N.C., '69 Camaro, 6.824, 202.24
6) Matthew Buck, Lantana, Fla., '00 Firebird, 6.831, 202.03
7) Jeff Pittman, Conover, N.C., '68 Chevelle, 6.874, 198.35
8) Marc Caruso, Canandiagua, N.Y., '09 Cobalt, 6.904, 193.24
9) Donny Urban, Pittsboro, N.C., '06 Cobalt, 7.001, 197.08
10) Chadrick Morrison, Statesville, N.C., '57 Bel Air, 7.061, 191.81

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Lindsey Barker, Kathleen, Ga., dragster, 6.306 seconds, 213.77 mph
2) Casey Spradlin, Ranburne, Ala., dragster, 6.375, 212.09
3) Mark Brown, Lake Worth, Fla., dragster, 6.493, 203.71
4) Brian Bednar, Ocala, Fla., dragster, 6.556, 205.63
5) Angela Travis, Hickory, N.C., dragster, 6.589, 201.46
6) Mike Lago, Boynton Bch, Fla., dragster, 6.590, 202.39
7) Ken Batchelor, Leland, N.C., dragster, 6.618, 203.03
8) Greg Gallagher, Deltona, Fla., dragster, 6.651, 197.88
9) Mike Laws, Orlando, Fla., dragster, 6.715, 198.90
10) Lauren Freer, Mooresville, N.C., dragster, 6.782, 195.25

11.00 INDEX
1) Corky Bumpus, Ocala, Fla., '67 Barracuda, 11.00, 11.001 seconds, 0.001 (over index)
2) Viktor Adams, Gainesville, Fla., '89 Firebird, 11.00, 11.002, 0.002
3) David Clark, Brunswick, Ga., '85 C-10, 11.00, 11.004, 0.004
4) Brendan George, Gainesville, Fla., '92 Mustang, 11.00, 11.014, 0.014
5) Lee Neal, Oakland Park, Fla., '94 Camaro, 11.00, 11.042, 0.042
6) Joe Tillman, Longwood, Fla., '90 Mustang, 11.00, 11.045, 0.045
7) Jack Aspinwall, Brunswick, Ga., '82 Malibu Wgn, 11.00, 11.062, 0.062
8) Mark Whitener, Winter Garden, Fla., '78 Skylark, 11.00, 11.081, 0.081
9) Jeffrey Herman, Port St John, Fla., '67 Chevy II, 11.00, 11.093, 0.093
10) Mike Clifford, Daytona Beach, Fla., '66 Barracuda, 11.00, 11.093, 0.093


 Friday

ORLANDO, Fla. - The NHRA Southeast Division is at Orlando Speed World Dragway for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Speed World Winter Meltdown event. This weekend will be featuring 200 mph Top Dragster and Top Sportsman cars along with the rest of the classes that make up the nationwide series.

This weekend's event is one of seven in the division and one of 44 that take place throughout the year from coast to coast with nearly 400 of the best racers from the region looking for valuable points leading toward national and divisional championships. 

Racers made qualifying and time trial runs today that also included the division's Davis Golf Cart Top Sportsman and Hickory Enclosed Trailers Top Dragsters which made one qualifying run and will continue qualifying and time trial runs on Saturday. 

Gates open at 8 a.m. on Saturday with racing scheduled to start at 9 a.m. with more rounds of qualifying and time trials.  Tickets are $20 for adults and children 10 and under are free with a paid adult.  For more information call Orlando Speed World Dragway at 407-568-5522 or visit www.raceosw.com

The following are Friday's qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at Orlando Speed World Dragway:

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Lee Sharp, Maryville, Tenn., '09 G5, D/SMA, 8.327 seconds, -0.563 (under index)
2) Jenny Treadwell, Mount Plymouth, Fla., dragster, E/ED, 8.532, -0.318
3) Michael Mans, Rogers, Minn., '92 Lumina, G/AA, 8.624, -0.226
4) Wes Leopold, Bethel Park, Pa., '05 Dodge, A/SMA, 8.316, -0.124
5) Steve Schumacher, Jacksonville, Fla., '91 Camaro, E/AA, 9.064, 0.794
6) Randy Daniels, Grantsboro, N.C., '02 Grand AM, F/SM, 19.163, 9.933

SUPER STOCK
1) Brian Oakes, Taylorsville, N.C., '69 Camaro, SS/CA, 8.919 seconds, -1.131 (under index)
2) Gary Wolkwitz, Califon, N.J., '68 Dart, SS/AH, 8.229, -1.071
3) Allen Wade, Rochester, Ind., '69 Camaro, SS/DA, 9.194, -1.006
4) Gary Coccaro, Panama City, Fla., '10 Cobalt, SS/CM, 8.506, -0.994
5) Leonard Mattingly, Cox's Creek, Ky., '95 Achieva, GT/HA, 10.064, -0.986
6) Roy Hill, Sophia, N.C., '12 Mustang, FSS/B, 8.239, -0.961
7) Norm Hall, Waldorf, Md., '05 Cavalier, GT/BA, 9.292, -0.958
8) Mike Crutchfield, Montgomery, Ala., '08 Pontiac G5, SS/DM, 8.797, -0.953
9) Dennis Steward, Port Orange, Fla., '90 Daytona, GT/IA, 10.250, -0.950
10) Wendell Howes, Rathesay, N.B., '68 Barracuda, SS/IA, 9.777, -0.923

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Aaron Allison, E. Palestine, Ohio, '98 Firebird, B/S, 10.044 seconds, -1.156 (under index)
2) Gary Richard, Bay Shore, N.Y., '10 Mustang, FS/D, 9.547, -1.053
3) Peter Noriega, Hialeah, Fla., '80 Malibu, M/SA, 11.831, -1.019
4) Sid Tolson, West Palm Beach, Fla., '87 Oldsmobile SW, U/SA, 13.845, -1.005
5) Tom Russell, E. Sparta, Ohio, '98 Camaro, C/S, 10.350, -1.000
6) Gary Russell, E. Sparta, Ohio, '67 Camaro, E/S, 10.665, -0.985
7) J Wayne Totaro, Essex, Md., '00 Firebird, B/S, 10.251, -0.949
8) Jim Wahl, Deltona, Fla., '76 Road Runner, H/SA, 11.230, -0.920
9) William Bricker, White Plains, Md., '86 Camaro, H/SA, 11.234, -0.916
10) Neil Goldstein, Jericho, N.Y., '62 Polara, B/SA, 10.360, -0.890

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Ronnie Davis, Suwanee, Ga., '63 Corvette, 6.543 seconds, 210.60 mph
2) Jeffrey Barker, Kathleen, Ga., '06 Cobalt, 6.585, 211.43
3) Dylan Stott, Columbus, N.C., '67 Mustang, 6.633, 205.22
4) Matthew Buck, Lantana, Fla., '00 Firebird, 6.867, 200.92
5) Sandy Wilkins, Mount Ulla, N.C., '69 Camaro, 7.020, 202.24
6) Donny Urban, Pittsboro, N.C., '06 Cobalt, 7.036, 196.76
7) Chadrick Morrison, Statesville, N.C., dragster, 7.094, 191.81
8) James Graham, Sheeills Ford, N.C., '55 Belair, 7.126, 191.97
9) Ken Ellison, Moore, S.C., '12 Camaro, 7.235, 187.94
10) Scott Gibson, Sanford, Fla., '63 Corvettee, 7.248, 192.06

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Lindsey Barker, Kathleen, Ga., dragster, 6.306 seconds, 213.77 mph
2) Casey Spradlin, Ranburne, Ala., dragster, 6.375, 212.09
3) Mark Brown, Lake Worth, Fla., dragster, 6.493, 203.71
4) Mike Lago, Boynton Bch, Fla., dragster, 6.597, 200.65
5) Angela Travis, Hickory, N.C., dragster, 6.649, 200.68
6) Greg Gallagher, Deltona, Fla., dragster, 6.651, 197.88
7) Mike Laws, Orlando, Fla., dragster, 6.762, 192.85
8) Lauren Freer, Mooresville, N.C., dragster, 6.782, 195.25
9) Matt Cooke, Hendersonville, N.C., dragster, 6.784, 198.06
10) Tom Orr, Shaneville Quebec Can, , dragster, 6.806, 200.11

11.00 INDEX
1) Viktor Adams, Gainesville, Fla., '89 Firebird, 11.00, 11.002 seconds, 0.002 (over index)
2) Corky Bumpus, Ocala, Fla., '67 Barracuda, 11.00, 11.003, 0.003
3) Lee Neal, Oakland Park, Fla., '94 Camaro, 11.00, 11.042, 0.042
4) Jack Aspinwall, Brunswick, Ga., '82 Malibu Wgn, 11.00, 11.062, 0.062
5) Jeffrey Herman, Port St John, Fla., '67 Chevy II, 11.00, 11.093, 0.093
6) David Clark, Brunswick, Ga., '85 C-10, 11.00, 11.156, 0.156
7) Not on File, , , dragster, 11.00, 11.801, 0.801
8) Mark Whitener, Winter Garden, Fla., '78 Skylark, 11.00, 11.967, 0.967
9) Phil Greene, Ocala, Fla., '68 Camaro, 11.00, 10.954, -0.046
10) Mike Clifford, Daytona Beach, Fla., '66 Barracuda, 11.00, 10.900, -0.100


Preview

Orlando Speed World Dragway will host the NHRA Southeast Division Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Feb. 13-15. The event is the first of seven in the division and will feature drivers in six categories, including Comp Eliminator, Super Stock and Stock Eliminator, vying for points leading to divisional and national championships. 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.

Gates at Orlando Speed World Dragway open at 9 a.m. Friday, 8 a.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. Sunday. Qualifying and time trials start Friday morning at 11 a.m. and continue Saturday at 9 a.m. Racers in Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator and Top Sportsman will have one qualifying run on Friday, beginning at 3:30 p.m., and two on Saturday, starting at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Eliminations start Saturday afternoon and will continue on Sunday at 9 a.m.

Tickets for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Orlando Speed World Dragway are $40 for a 2-Day Pass, $45 for a 3-Day Pass, $20 each day Friday, Saturday and Sunday. For additional information please contact Orlando Speed World Dragway, (407) 568-5522, or visit www.raceosw.com

Orlando Speed World Dragway is located east of Orlando on Highway 50 (Colonial Drive), 20 miles east of I-4, and 15 miles west of I-95.

NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES: Fact Sheet

WHAT: NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, where drivers earn points leading to divisional and national championships. Categories include Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The event is the first of seven in Southeast Division competition. 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: Orlando Speed World Dragway, Orlando, Fla. Track is located east of Orlando on Highway 50 (Colonial Drive), 20 miles east of I-4, and 15 miles west of I-95.

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, February 13-15, 2015

SCHEDULE: Qualifying and time trial schedule for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series:

FRIDAY, Feb. 13 -- Gates open at 9 a.m. Qualifying and time trials begin at 11 a.m. Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator and Top Sportsman qualifying begins at 3:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, Feb. 14 -- Gates open at 8 a.m. Final qualifying and time trials at 9 a.m. Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator and Top Sportsman qualifying sessions are scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

SUNDAY, Feb. 15 -- Gates open at 8:30 a.m. Eliminations continue at 9 a.m.

TICKETS: GENERAL ADMISSION - Friday $20, Saturday $20, Sunday $20, 2-Day Pass $40, 3-Day Pass $45. Children 10 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. For additional information please call Orlando Speed World Dragway, (407) 568-5522, or visit www.raceosw.com.

PURSE: The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series competitors will vie for cash and contingency awards of more than $150,000, as well as a chance at a share of the year-end purse of more than $560,000.

2014 EVENT (Did not host an event in 2013.) WINNERS   Scott Richardson, Comp Eliminator; Tyler Caheely, Super Stock; Jeff Hairrington, Stock; Scott Lamar, Super Comp; Steve Furr, Super Gas; Chris DePascale, Super Street; Frederick Perkins, Top Sportsman; Kurt Damron Sr, Top Dragster

BONUS PROGRAMS:
NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES POINTS FUND
: a $519,000 point fund from Lucas Oil, which will be shared by 2014 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 $124,000 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 2014 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 NHRA 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 NHRA Lucas Oil Series, competitors in the Top Dragster class are vying for division championships and a share in the year-end purse

MOSER SPORTSMAN SHOOTOUT: Drivers who compete in seven NHRA sportsman classes will be eligible to participate in a new sportsman shootout program sponsored by Moser Engineering. Moser Engineering Sportsman Shootout qualifying points will be earned by competitors in Super Stock, Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas, Super Street, Top Dragster and Top Sportsman at each Southeast Division NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event. The Moser Sportsman Shootout will be held at the 2014 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Silver Dollar Raceway with a posted purse of $15,000, with the winner taking home up to $5,000.


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