Page, Manzo take Lucas Oil wins at Maple Grove

5/26/2013


DIVISION 2
Maple Grove Raceway
Reading, Pa., May 24-26, 2013 

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


Sunday

READING, Pa. At the NHRA Northeast Division Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at Maple Grove Raceway, chassis builder Dan Page collected his second career Top Alcohol Dragster victory and Frank Manzo earned what surprisingly was his first win all year in Top Alcohol Funny Car.

Page, driving Art Gallant's A/Fueler, took the Top Alcohol Dragster final easily when defending champ Bill Reichert, who had won this event four times in the past five years, went up in smoke not far off the line. With a strong 5.34, Page, who had run low e.t. of eliminations (5.32) in the semi's, scored for the first time since July 2011.      

 "That was harder than it looked," Page said. "We were supposed to be in the lanes at 7:15, and at 10 to 7 we were taking a head off the car. One cylinder didn't leak that great the round before, and we checked it again before the final, thinking it was going to be the same, and found that it had gotten a lot worse. Who does a valve job between rounds?"      

 "I do," Gallant said.      

Reichert, who didn't qualify until the last-shot session at Norwalk a week earlier, did it the hard way again this time. His 5.35 was good for No. 2 behind Trinidad's Rishi Kanick, who made the only run all weekend in the 5.20s, a 5.28. Sixteen drivers attempted to qualify, and the bump was Frank Schuster's 5.44 in Tom Jones' blown-alcohol entry. Among the surprise non-qualifiers were John Finke, Mike Kosky, and 2011 world champ Duane Shields.      

Page edged Gainesville regional winner Richard Bourke on a slight holeshot in round one, 5.522 to 5.521, and Kanick in the semi's, 5.32 to 5.48. Reichert's Rislone dragster ran a 5.38 in the opening round against early season points leader Rich McPhillips, who went up in smoke, and a consistent 5.37 in the semifinals against resurgent Karen Stalba.      

Down six-hundredths going into the final, Reichert hopped it up and went just 100 feet before losing traction. "I had to," he said. "I thought I saw a few places where we could improve, but the car said, 'No way.' They gave me the lane I wanted the one I'd been in all day but it didn't make it."       

Manzo dominated Top Alcohol Funny Car, qualifying No. 1 with a 5.49 and running quicker on his worst run of eliminations (5.52) than any other driver did on his best. He singled to a 5.51 in the first round when Marie Ferriolo was unable to return after hurting a fuel pump in qualifying. A 5.52 in the semifinals covered Eric Lourie's 5.69, and a 5.50 in the final was more than enough against Todd Veney, who smoked the tires off the line.      

"It almost didn't make it," said Manzo, famous for never being satisfied. "It was right on the edge, and I was lucky to make it down the track every time. I really thought I was in trouble."      

Veney, driving Jay Blake's Permatex/Follow A Dream car, got around Matt Gill with a 5.58 in round one and alternate John Anderika with a 5.56 in the semifinals. Gill, making his first run ever with someone in the next lane, shut off to a 6.05 at 204 mph. Anderika got in as an alternate for John Headley and won the first round over D.J. Cox, who qualified No. 2 with a career-best 5.56 at more than 260 mph.

In Comp Eliminator it was Frank Aragona Jr. defending his event title from a year ago and picking up his second win of the year. The Freehold, N.J., racer held on to defeat Mike Miscovsky, Quakertown, Pa., with a pass of 8.065, 153.04.

Mike Sawyer also scored his second win of the year in Super Gas with a 0.014 second package and a 9.901 second lap on the 9.90 index. Sawyer beat Francis Ross who broke out with his '67 Camaro.

In the Magnaflux Top Sportsman and Top Dragster classes presented by Select Performance, Michael Cerro was better at both ends of the track as he matched up with Anthony Arcuni and John Taylor made up the starting line advantage of Mike Gardner to take the win. Cerro covered the quarter-mile in 6.982 seconds at 195.05 mph for the Top Sportsman trophy while Taylor went 7.344 at 174.39 in Top Dragster.

Lee Ream, Narvon, Pa., led start to finish over Chase Fahnestock, Newville, Pa., for the win in Super Comp while Casey Grubb, Milford, N.H., won on a double breakout with Frank Abad in Super Street.

The Super Stock title went to John Armstrong, Kingston, N.S., in his '69 Corvette when John Kakalecik left early with a foul start and Don Pires Jr. was better than David Barton as he held on to win in Stock.

Northeast Division racers head to Old Bridge Township Raceway Park to meet up with the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and the Toyota NHRA Summernationals this weekend, May 30 June 2 before their next Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Lebanon Valley Dragway, June 14-16.

The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northeast Division event at Maple Grove Raceway:

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER:
ROUND ONE
1) Manuj Rishi Kanick, Trinidad, , 5.421, 244.12 def.
8) Frank Schuster, Chesterfield, N.J., 5.979, 254.66;

2) Bill Reichert, Owosso, Mich., 5.387, 264.70 def.
7) Rich McPhillips, Phoenixville, Pa., 8.662, 96.60;

4) Dan Page, Hampstead, N.H., 5.522, 266.27 def.
5) Richard Bourke, Old Tappan, N.J., 5.521, 255.05;

3) Karen Stalba, Hammonton, N.J., 5.392, 263.92 def.
6) Wayne Morris, Lincoln University, Pa., 5.592, 248.43;

SEMI-FINALS
Page, 5.321, 268.76 def. Rishi Kanick, 5.486, 262.69;
Reichert, 5.379, 263.31 def. Stalba, 5.418, 264.49;

FINALS
Page, 5.348, 274.89 def. Reichert, 11.527, 79.84.

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR:
ROUND ONE
5) Eric Lourie, Terryville, Conn., '02 Camaro, 5.778, 253.75 def.
 4) Dan Pomponio, Berlin, N.J., '10 Monte Carlo, 16.990, 44.40;

9) John Anderika, Wyoming, Pa., '10 Monte Carlo, 5.633, 253.56 def.
 2) DJ Cox Jr., Whiteford, Md., '09 Monte Carlo, 11.950, 65.40;

3) Todd Veney, Indianapolis, Ind., '08 Impala, 5.584, 258.62 def.
 6) Mathew Gill, W Bridgewater, Mass., '08 Mustang, 6.052, 204.23;

1) Frank Manzo, Mooresville, Ind., '10 Monte Carlo, 5.517, 259.86 def.
 8) Marie Ferriolo, Allentown, N.J., '02 Camaro, broke;

SEMI-FINALS
Veney, 5.565, 259.16 def. Anderika, broke;
Manzo, 5.524, 260.86 def. Lourie, 5.698, 253.90;

FINALS
Manzo, 5.509, 261.17 def. Veney, 6.753, 173.01.

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
Frank Aragona, Freehold, N.J., dragster, F/ED, 8.065, 153.04  def.
Mike Miscovsky, Quakertown, Pa., Fritz, C/DA, 6.975, 190.06.

SUPER STOCK
John Armstrong, Kingston, N.S., '69 Corvette, SSA/A, 8.641, 153.91  def.
John Kakalecik, Whitehouse Station, N.J., '70 Plymouth, SS/CA, foul.

STOCK ELIMINATOR
Don Pires Jr., Dighton, Mass., '72 Nova, H/SA, 11.372, 109.89  def.
David Barton, Robesonia, Pa., '09 Challenger, CC/SA, 9.540, 132.48.

SUPER COMP
Lee Ream, Narvon, Pa., dragster, 8.952, 164.99  def.
Chase Fahnestock, Newville, Pa., dragster, 8.919, 159.95.

SUPER GAS
Mike Sawyer, Leominster, Mass., '03 Cavalier, 9.901, 165.78  def.
Francis Ross, Milford, N.H., '67 Camaro, 9.898, 163.97.

SUPER STREET
Casey Grubb, Milford, N.H., '68 Camaro, 10.886, 136.63  def.
Frank Abad, Wading River, N.Y., '68 Camaro, 10.883, 123.94.

TOP SPORTSMAN PRESENTED BY SELECT PERFORMANCE
Michael Cerro, Mineola, N.Y., '63 Corvette, 6.982, 195.05  def.
Anthony Arcuni, Babylon, N.Y., '07 GTO, 6.944, 199.61.

TOP DRAGSTER PRESENTED BY SELECT PERFORMANCE
John Taylor, Apache Junction, Ariz., dragster, 7.344, 174.39  def.
Mike Gardner, Haymarket, Va., dragster, 6.759, 197.88.



Saturday

The following are Saturday's final qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northeast Division event at Maple Grove Raceway:

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER
1) Manuj Rishi Kanick, Trinidad, , 5.289 seconds, 271.90 mph
2) Bill Reichert, Owosso, Mich., 5.352, 267.59
3) Karen Stalba, Hammonton, N.J., 5.367, 265.69
4) Dan Page, Hampstead, N.H., 5.402, 266.69
5) Richard Bourke, Old Tappan, N.J., 5.412, 262.69
6) Wayne Morris, Lincoln University, Pa., 5.415, 263.20
7) Rich McPhillips, Phoenixville, Pa., 5.422, 265.85
8) Frank Schuster, Chesterfield, N.J., 5.444, 261.22
Not Qualified
9) John Finke, Selkirk, N.Y., 5.504, 262.23
10) Dan Mercier, LaPrairie, Quebec, 5.518, 257.73
11) Jackie Fricke, Flemington, N.J., 5.548, 247.07
12) Bruce Horner, Bergenfield, N.J., 5.636, 246.84
13) Mike Burns, Bisbee, Ariz., 5.645, 234.82
14) Dan Dietrich, Glen Arm, Md., 5.859, 255.87
15) Mike Kosky, Cuddy, Pa., 6.372, 147.86
16) Duane Shields, Boulder City, Nev., 9.880, 115.85

First round TAD pairings
1) Manuj Rishi Kanick, Trinidad, , 5.289 seconds, 271.90 mph vs.
8) Frank Schuster, Chesterfield, N.J., 5.444, 261.22

2) Bill Reichert, Owosso, Mich., 5.352, 267.59 vs.
7) Rich McPhillips, Phoenixville, Pa., 5.422, 265.85

3) Karen Stalba, Hammonton, N.J., 5.367, 265.69 vs.
 6) Wayne Morris, Lincoln University, Pa., 5.415, 263.20

4) Dan Page, Hampstead, N.H., 5.402, 266.69 vs.
5) Richard Bourke, Old Tappan, N.J., 5.412, 262.69

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR
1) Frank Manzo, Mooresville, Ind., '10 Monte Carlo, 5.497 seconds, 262.23 mph
2) DJ Cox Jr., Whiteford, Md., '09 Monte Carlo, 5.563, 260.46
3) Todd Veney, Indianapolis, Ind., '08 Impala, 5.611, 257.53
4) Dan Pomponio, Berlin, N.J., '10 Monte Carlo, 5.624, 257.87
5) Eric Lourie, Terryville, Conn., '02 Camaro, 5.733, 252.28
6) Mathew Gill, W Bridgewater, Mass., '08 Mustang, 5.969, 231.32
7) John Headley, Newportville, Pa., '03 Mustang, 5.970, 226.58
8) Marie Ferriolo, Allentown, N.J., '02 Camaro, 5.984, 241.28
Not Qualified
9) John Anderika, Wyoming, Pa., '10 Monte Carlo, 12.041, 101.56

First round TAFC pairings
1) Frank Manzo, Mooresville, Ind., '10 Monte Carlo, 5.497 seconds, 262.23 mph vs.
8) Marie Ferriolo, Allentown, N.J., '02 Camaro, 5.984, 241.28

2) DJ Cox Jr., Whiteford, Md., '09 Monte Carlo, 5.563, 260.46 vs.
 7) John Headley, Newportville, Pa., '03 Mustang, 5.970, 226.58

3) Todd Veney, Indianapolis, Ind., '08 Impala, 5.611, 257.53 vs.
6) Mathew Gill, W Bridgewater, Mass., '08 Mustang, 5.969, 231.32

4) Dan Pomponio, Berlin, N.J., '10 Monte Carlo, 5.624, 257.87 vs.
5) Eric Lourie, Terryville, Conn., '02 Camaro, 5.733, 252.28

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) A. Lincoln Morehead, Marlboro, N.Y., '07 Cavalier, D/EA, 8.004 seconds, -0.816 (under index)
2) Joe Carnasciale, Cranston, R.I., '05 Cavalier, I/SMA, 8.903, -0.767
3) Frank Aragona, Freehold, N.J., dragster, F/ED, 7.934, -0.696
4) Chip Ippolito, Laconia, N.H., '01 S-10, PSTA, 7.538, -0.682
5) Calvin Hill, Tamaqua, Pa., '09 Grand AM, D/EA, 8.147, -0.673
6) Anthony Niemczyk, Levittown, Pa., dragster, I/D, 6.577, -0.663
7) Scott Benham, LaGrange, Texas, '03 S-10, B/T, 8.106, -0.644
8) Tom Stalba, Williamstown, N.J., '10 Cobalt, L/AA, 8.700, -0.640
9) Ken Voight, Bridgeport, Conn., '07 Cobalt, G/SM, 8.642, -0.638
10) Craig Bourgeois, Metarie, La., dragster, B/DA, 6.769, -0.621

SUPER STOCK
1) David Thomas, West Chester, Pa., '69 Corvette, SS/BA, 8.895 seconds, -1.005 (under index)
2) Norm Hall, Waldorf, Md., '05 Cavalier, GT/CA, 9.415, -0.985
3) Guy DesJardins, St. Bruno, Quebec, '67 Camaro, SS/FA, 9.471, -0.979
4) Mark LaBrecque, W. Springfield, Mass., '00 S-10, GT/TC, 10.127, -0.973
5) Melvin Daniels, Bristol, Pa., '68 Dart, SS/AH, 8.331, -0.969
6) Jeff Roell, Danbury, Conn., '93 Mustang, GT/GA, 9.932, -0.968
7) John Armstrong, Kingston, N.S., '69 Corvette, SSA/A, 8.741, -0.959
8) Joseph Franco, N. Babylon, N.Y., '05 Cavalier, GT/EA, 9.693, -0.957
9) Angelo DiTocco, Mahopac, N.Y., '98 Firebird, SS/HA, 9.669, -0.931
10) John Kakalecik, Whitehouse Station, N.J., '70 Plymouth, SS/CA, 9.135, -0.915

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Kenneth Miele, Egg Harbor Twp, N.J., '10 Cobra Jet, F/SA, 10.727 seconds, -1.123 (under index)
2) Gary Richard, Bay Shore, N.Y., '12 Mustang, AA/SA, 8.892, -1.108
3) James Hardisty, LaPlata, Md., '00 Corvette, CF/S, 14.094, -1.056
4) Jim Boburka, Corapolis, Pa., '13 Camaro, CC/SA, 9.552, -1.048
5) Jack Matyas, Bethlehem, Pa., '13 Camaro, CC/SA, 9.556, -1.044
6) Jim Boudreau, Tewksbury, Mass., '69 Camaro, B/SA, 10.227, -1.023
7) Jonathan Allegrucci, Mayfield, Pa., '11 Challenger, AA/SA, 8.978, -1.022
8) Steve Ficacci, E. Hanover, N.J., '08 Mustang, AA/SA, 8.989, -1.011
9) George Yago Jr., Jefferson Hills, Pa., '86 Camaro, H/SA, 11.144, -1.006
10) Clint Walters, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., '67 Nova, F/SA, 10.845, -1.005

TOP SPORTSMAN PRESENTED BY SELECT PERFORMANCE
1) Ryan Ondrejko, Roslindale, Mass., '12 Camaro, 6.596 seconds, 210.31 mph
2) Todd Fontana, Montvale, N.J., '68 Camaro, 6.661, 208.91
3) Ronnie Proctor, Harpers Ferry, W.V., '09 Mustang, 6.706, 204.88
4) Jeff Brooks, Fredericksburg, Va., '51 Henry J, 6.712, 204.94
5) Ray Bamond, Paterson, N.J., '68 Camaro, 6.730, 203.98
6) Dennis Gaboriault, Millbury, Mass., '07 Mustang, 6.750, 205.47
7) Michael Kaufman, Woodcliff Lake, N.J., '67 Corvette, 6.758, 206.07
8) Glenn Teets, Manassas, Va., '08 GTO, 6.861, 199.73
9) Ray Thurston, Tonawanda, Pa., '00 Avenger, 6.863, 205.47
10) Anthiny Arcuni, Babylon, N.Y., '07 GTO, 6.904, 200.92

TOP DRAGSTER PRESENTED BY SELECT PERFORMANCE
1) Glen Vardy, Burlington, Ont., dragster, 6.313 seconds, 214.28 mph
2) Christopher Powers, Carlisle, Pa., dragster, 6.344, 216.93
3) Michael Galofaro, Lincoln Park, N.J., dragster, 6.470, 211.96
4) Michael Kalin, Niagara Falls, N.Y., dragster, 6.487, 202.76
5) Michael Trangone, Parsippany, N.J., dragster, 6.552, 204.70
6) Jason Hoff, Littlestown, Pa., dragster, 6.621, 201.25
7) Kara Stricker, Mohnton, Pa., dragster, 6.646, 201.55
8) Mike Gardner, Haymarket, Va., dragster, 6.723, 198.52
9) Scott Luken, Perry Hall, Md., dragster, 6.738, 201.40
10) David Anthony, Mt. Pearl, NETHERLANDS, dragster, 6.741, 200.74




Friday

READING, Pa. NHRA Northeast division racers are at Maple Grove Raceway for this weekend's Memorial Day Weekend action in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event presented by Penske Truck Leasing.  The event is the second of six Northeast division events in the 2013 season where competitors will earn points toward national, regional and divisional championships.  Racers made qualifying and time trial runs today with racers in Top Alcohol Dragster and Funny Car highlighting the day's action with a pair of qualifying runs that set their fields for Saturday night eliminations.

Gates open at 8 a.m. on Saturday with final qualifying and time trials for all classes beginning at 8:30 a.m.  Racers in Comp Eliminator will make qualifying runs at 12:30 and 4 p.m. followed by round 1 of eliminations at 7:30 p.m.  The Magnaflux Top Sportsman and Top Dragster classes presented by Select Performance will have a final qualifying pass at 11:30 a.m. followed by round 1 and 2 of eliminations set for 6 and 8 p.m.  Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car will run all three rounds of eliminations on Saturday night beginning at 5 p.m. The night will conclude with a fireworks show following the final rounds of the top alcohol classes.

Tickets are $20 each day for adults, children 13-15 are just $10 per day and kids 12 and under are free with a paid adult.  A special $25 Spectator Car Load ticket price is available on Saturday after 3 p.m.  For more information please call Maple Grove Raceway, (601) 856-9200 or visit www.maplegroveraceway.com.

The following are Friday's qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northeast Division event at Maple Grove Raceway:

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Kenneth Miele, Egg Harbor Twp, N.J., '10 Cobra, F/SA, 10.727 seconds, -1.123 (under index)
2) Jack Matyas, Bethlehem, Pa., '13 Camaro, CC/SA, 9.556, -1.044
3) Jim Boudreau, Tewksbury, Mass., '69 Camaro, B/SA, 10.231, -1.019
4) Gary Richard, Bay Shore, N.Y., '12 Mustang, AA/SA, 8.988, -1.012
5) Clint Walters, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., '67 Nova, F/SA, 10.845, -1.005
6) J Wayne Totaro, Essex, Md., '02 Firebird, B/SA, 10.247, -1.003
7) Bruce Noland, Winchester, Va., '71 Corvette, A/SA, 10.014, -0.986
8) Jim Reid Jr., Hanson, Mass., '90 Camaro, H/SA, 11.180, -0.970
9) Katie Sepanek, Moosic, Pa., '72 Chevelle, I/SA, 11.341, -0.959
10) Don Fezell, DuBois, Pa., '08 Mustang, AAA/S, 8.743, -0.957


Preview

READING, Pa. The NHRA Northeast division Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event presented by Penske arrives at Maple Grove Raceway May 24-26, 2013. 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 Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car, Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The division's MXI/Magnaflux Top Sportsman and Top Dragster Series' presented by Select Performance will also run in conjunction with the event.

Gates at Maple Grove Raceway open at 7:30 a.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.  Time trials and qualifying begin Friday and Saturday at 8:30 a.m. Top Dragster and Top Sportsman will have qualifying runs at noon and 4:30 p.m. on Friday and 11:30 a.m. on Saturday. Comp Eliminator will qualify once on Friday at 5:30 p.m. and twice on Saturday at 12:30 and 4 p.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car will qualify Friday at 1 and 6 p.m. Top Dragster and Top Sportsman will run two rounds of eliminations on Saturday beginning at 6 and 8 p.m. Comp Eliminator will run one round of eliminations on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car will run all three rounds of eliminations on Saturday, at 5, 7 and 9 p.m. Eliminations will continue Sunday at 9 a.m.

Tickets at Maple Grove Raceway for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event are $20 each day. Children 13 to 15 years old are $10 each day and kids 12 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. A special Saturday Night ticket price of $25 per carload is available after 3 p.m. for the spectator side of the track.

For more information call Maple Grove Raceway, (610) 856-9200, or visit www.MapleGroveRaceway.com.

NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES: Fact Sheet

WHAT: NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series the second of seven events in Northeast 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 Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car, Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The division's MXI/Magnaflux Top Dragster and Top Sportsman Series' presented by Select Performance will also run in conjunction with the event.

WHERE: Maple Grove Raceway, Reading, Pa. Track is located 10 miles south of Reading, off Route 10. From Pennsylvania Turnpike take exit 298 and go north on Route 10 for six miles.

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, May 24-26

SCHEDULE: FRIDAY, May 25 - Gates open at 7:30 a.m. Time trials and qualifying begin at 8:30 a.m. Top Dragster and Top Sportsman qualifying is at noon and 4:30 p.m. Comp Eliminator qualifying is at 5:30 p.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car qualifying is scheduled 1 and 6 p.m.  SATURDAY, May 26 - Gates open at 8 a.m. Time trials and qualifying begin at 8:30 a.m. Top Dragster and Top Sportsman qualifying at 11:30 a.m. First two rounds of eliminations for Top Dragster and Top Sportsman are at 6 and 8 p.m. Comp Eliminator qualifying at 12:30 and 4 p.m. Round one of eliminations for Comp Eliminator at 7:30 p.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car will run all three rounds of eliminations at 5, 7 and 9 p.m.

SUNDAY, May 27 - Gates open at 8 a.m. Eliminations continue at 9 a.m. Top Dragster, Top Sportsman and Comp Eliminator resume at 10:30 a.m.

TICKETS: GENERAL ADMISSION/PIT PASS - $20 Friday, $20 Saturday, $20 Sunday. Children 13 to 15 years old are $10 each day. Children12 and under are admitted free with a paid adult

A special Saturday night price of $25 per carload is available after 3 p.m. for the spectator side of the track.   

2012 EVENT WINNERS: Bill Reichert, Top Alcohol Dragster; Frank Manzo, Top Alcohol Funny Car; Frank Aragona, Comp Eliminator; Joe Santangelo II, Super Stock; Wallace Dent, Stock Eliminator; Alan Kenny, Super Comp; Jason Kenny, Super Gas; Joseph Rodack, Super Street; Ryan Ondrejko, Top Sportsman; Bill Russell, 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 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 2013 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 2013 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 2013 Jegs Allstars champion who also wins the national event will have his/her Allstars prize doubled.

Magnaflux top Sportsman Shootout presented by select performance: 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.   Magnaflux top dragSter challenge presented by select performance: 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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