Bandimere Lucas Oil winners crowned

6/19/2016


DIVISION 5
Bandimere Speedway
Denver, Colo., June 17-19, 2016 

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


Sunday

Champions were recognized Sunday for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, West Central Division CARSTAR Thunder on the Mountain presented by NAPA Auto Parts as fans at Bandimere Speedway were treated to Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car, and the rest of the classes that encompass the nationwide series. In the Top Alcohol Dragster class, Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., went 5.476 seconds at 264.86 mph cruised past Dean Dubbin, Royalton, Minn., 5.702 seconds, 249.72 mph, for a resounding victory. Heading into round one, No. 1 qualifier Severance was the class favorite; and he surpassed expectations.

In the Top Alcohol Funny Car finals, attendees witnessed a bit of an upset. Fourth ranked Kris Hool, Evansville, Wyo., '16 Camaro, 5.858, 246.66 toppled second ranked John Lombardo Jr., Brea, Calif., '16 Camaro, 5.981, 255.63.

In a pair of all-state affairs, local racer Floyd Kiel of Denver, Colo., 11.531, 126.79 surpassed Jason Schade, Northglenn, Colo., 11.489, 119.55 to capture the victory in the Super Street finals. In the Jerry Haas Race Cars Top Sportsman class, Ron Williams, Longmont, Colo., '07 GTO, 7.561, 180.89 surged past Shawn Kennedy, Highlands Ranch, Colo., '49 Plymouth, 8.435, 159.06.

The other drivers visiting the winner's circle were Don Thomas, Amarillo, Texas, in Comp Eliminator; David Bogner, Kearney, Neb., in Super Stock; Barry Pollard, Regina, Sask., in Stock Eliminator; Todd Piper, Wamego, Kan., in Super Comp; Paul Prange, Las Cruces, N.M., in Super Gas; Sondi Abbott, Elizabeth, Colo., in the Fine Line Madcap Top Dragster; and Steven Hicks, Aurora, Colo., in Super Rod.

The NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series was also in action headlined by the Pro Fuel class where Dennis Fisher, Dayton, Ohio, outran David Larson, Topeka, Kan., while home state motorcyclist, Beau Drexler, Lakewood, Colo., '90 Kawasaki, 8.906, 147.15 outgunned Patrick Roetto, Wichita, Kan., '09 Hayabusa, 10.161, 126.55 in the Sportsman Motorcycle presented by Harley-Davidson

Other winners in the Harley-Davidson Series were Darrell Schwalbach, Omaha, Neb., Draggin Bagger Harley; William Rowe, Hellertown, Pa., won in both the Screamin' Eagle Performance Harley and in Pro Gas Harley; Donnie Doubleday, Louisville, Colo., in Street Pro Harley; Larry Fore, Commerce City, Colo., in Hot Street Harley.

In the Super Shootout specialty races it was Kevin Schade, Thornton, Colo., in Super Comp; Don Westra, St Cloud, Minn., in Super Gas Shootout; and David Bigbey, Castle Rock, Colo., in Super Street taking the wins.

The following are the final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series West Central Division Thunder on the Mountain at Bandimere Speedway:

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER
Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., 5.476, 264.86  def.
Dean Dubbin, Royalton, Minn., 5.702, 249.72.

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR
Kris Hool, Evansville, Wyo., '16 Camaro, 5.858, 246.66  def.
John Lombardo Jr., Brea, Calif., '16 Camaro, 5.981, 255.63.

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
Don Thomas, Amarillo, Texas, Spitzer, B/DA, 7.162, 187.47  def.
Bruce Schmiedl, Regina, Sask., '32 Bantam, A/EA, 7.819, 170.75.

SUPER STOCK
David Bogner, Kearney, Neb., '92 Daytona, SS/CS, 10.506, 125.39  def.
Tim Nicholson, Concordia, Kan., '66 Chevy II, GT/I, 10.709, 122.19.

STOCK ELIMINATOR
Barry Pollard, Regina, Sask., '76 Roadrunner, H/SA, 12.072, 109.40  def.
Darrel Goheen, Hays, Kan., '70 Nova, D/SA, 11.773, 110.45.

SUPER COMP
Todd Piper, Wamego, Kan., Racecraft, 9.527, 155.02  def.
Kevin Schade, Thornton, Colo., Neil & Parks, 9.497, 157.96.

SUPER GAS
Paul Prange, Las Cruces, N.M., '10 Corvette, 10.536, 134.22  def.
Norman Brungardt, Liberal, Kan., '68 Camaro, 10.469, 157.50.

SUPER STREET
Floyd Kiel, Denver, Colo., '78 Malibu, 11.531, 126.79  def.
Jason Schade, Northglenn, Colo., '65 Rambler, 11.489, 119.55.

TOP SPORTSMAN
Ron Williams, Longmont, Colo., '07 GTO, 7.561, 180.89  def.
Shawn Kennedy, Highlands Ranch, Colo., '49 Plymouth, 8.435, 159.06.

TOP DRAGSTER
Sondi Abbott, Elizabeth, Colo., dragster, 6.648, 202.48  def.
Matt Driskell, Wellsville, Kan., dragster, foul.

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE PRESENTED BY HARLEY DAVIDSON
Beau Drexler, Lakewood, Colo., '90 Kawasaki, 8.906, 147.15  def.
Patrick Roetto, Wichita, Kan., '09 Hayabusa, 10.161, 126.55.

SUPER ROD
Steven Hicks, Aurora, Colo., '67 Nova, 12.034, 111.37  def.
Carl Larson, Brighton, Colo., '77 Vega, 12.056, 105.42.

PRO FUEL HARLEY
Dennis Fisher, Dayton, Ohio, '11 Weekend, 7.831, 157.06  def.
David Larson, Topeka, Kan., '96 FastCat, 8.476, 146.24.

DRAGGIN BAGGER HARLEY
Darrell Schwalbach, Omaha, Neb., '06 Road Glide, 11.985, 109.69  def.
Larry Fore, Commerce City, Colo., '13 Road Glide, 13.394, 99.25.

SCREAMIN' EAGLE PERFORMANCE HARLEY
William Rowe, Hellertown, Pa., '05 Dyna, 11.300, 119.04  def.
Charles Whitfield, Aurora, Colo., '06 Destroyer, 10.885, 115.59.

PRO GAS HARLEY
William Rowe, Hellertown, Pa., '06 Harley, 11.356, 124.93  was unopposed.

STREET PRO HARLEY
Donnie Doubleday, Louisville, Colo., '04 FXR, 9.335, 139.24  was unopposed.

HOT STREET HARLEY
Larry Fore, Commerce City, Colo., '06 Harley, 11.503, 117.67  was unopposed.

SUPER COMP SHOOTOUT
Kevin Schade, Thornton, Colo., Neil & Parks, 9.496, 160.81  def.
Austin Sharpe, Omaha, Neb., Undercover, 9.486, 161.27.

SUPER GAS SHOOTOUT
Don Westra, St Cloud, Minn., '62 Corvette, 10.566, 148.04  def.
Casey Wagner, Hooper, Neb., '97 Avenger, 10.541, 154.76.

SUPERSTREET SHOOTOUT
David Bigbey, Castle Rock, Colo., '69 Camaro, 11.491, 137.71  def.
Roger Mitchell, Westminster, Colo., '71 Camaro, foul.



Saturday

MORRISON, Colo. Racers made final qualifying runs today as the fields were set for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Thunder on the Mountain presented by CARSTAR event at Bandimere Speedway.

Racers in 11 classes of competition took to the track that included Top Alcohol Dragsters and Funny Cars, Stock and Super Stock, and those in the Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series.  Gates open at 8 a.m. on Sunday with racing scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m.  Tickets are $25 for adults, for more information please call Bandimere Speedway (303) 697-6013 or visit www.bandimere.co.

The following are Saturday's final qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, West Central Division CARSTAR Thunder on the Mountain presented by NAPA Auto Parts:

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER
1) Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., 5.442 seconds, 266.06 mph
2) Chris Demke, Tujunga, Calif., 5.530, 258.91
3) James Stevens, Gothenburg, Neb., 5.556, 261.32
4) Cody Perkins, Bluffdale, Utah, 5.674, 250.69
5) Dean Dubbin, Royalton, Minn., 5.684, 249.26
6) Eugene Tumbarello, Denver, Colo., 5.995, 193.60

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR
1) Annie Whiteley, Grand Junction, Colo., '15 Camaro, 5.743 seconds, 254.90 mph
2) John Lombardo Jr., Brea, Calif., '16 Camaro, 5.810, 256.45
3) Bill Bernard, Littleton, Colo., '09 Mustang, 5.810, 247.79
4) Kris Hool, Evansville, Wyo., '16 Camaro, 5.819, 247.88
5) Jirka Kaplan, Calgary, Alb., '16 Camaro, 5.858, 246.84
6) Terry Ruckman, Grand Junction, Colo., '11 Monte Carlo, 5.862, 250.04
7) Jeff Jones, Weatherford, Texas, '00 Monte Carlo, 5.887, 249.53
8) Nick Januik, Las Vegas, Nev., '16 Camaro, 5.898, 251.49
Not Qualified
9) Jay Payne, Claremont, Calif., '16 Camaro, 5.928, 249.35
10) Lance Van Hauen, Reinbeck, Iowa, '15 Camaro, 5.959, 242.84

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Alan Ellis, Mapleton, Utah, '23 roadster, A/AP, 6.769 seconds, -0.881 (under index)
2) Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., '32 Bantam, K/AA, 8.085, -0.735
3) David Kramer, Sterling, Colo., dragster, B/DA, 7.168, -0.732
4) Don Thomas, Amarillo, Texas, dragster, B/DA, 7.172, -0.728
5) Lou Ficco, Wheatridge, Colo., '09 GXP, B/AP, 7.677, -0.673
6) Bruce Schmiedl, Regina, Sask., '32 Bantam, A/EA, 7.758, -0.652
7) Matt Harris, Nebraska City, Neb., '05 Grand Am, E/A, 8.253, -0.627
8) William Hatcher, Satanta, Kan., dragster, A/DA, 6.954, -0.626
9) John Marottek, Brighton, Colo., dragster, A/ND, 7.370, -0.610
10) Jessie Oman, Colorado Springs, Colo., dragster, B/DA, 7.307, -0.593

SUPER STOCK
1) Tim Nicholson, Concordia, Kan., '66 Chevy II, GT/I, 10.598 seconds, -1.042 (under index)
2) Scott Burton, Golden, Colo., '91 Firebird, GT/GA, 10.596, -0.994
3) Carroll Warling, Brighton, Colo., '74 Pontiac, GT/MA, 11.521, -0.979
4) Jim Beuthel, Castle Rock, Colo., '91 Calais, GT/BA, 9.981, -0.919
5) Robert Baldwin, Strasburg, Colo., '90 Camaro, SS/CM, 9.352, -0.748
6) Craig Gualtiere, Amarillo, Texas, '67 Chev II, SS/HA, 10.624, -0.646
7) Grant Singer, Regina, Sask., '90 Camaro, SS/BS, 9.679, -0.581
8) David Bogner, Kearney, Neb., '92 Dodge, SS/CS, 10.374, -0.576
9) Henry Sliwinski, Centennial, Colo., '69 Camaro, SS/HA, 10.763, -0.507
10) Troy Ross, Emporia, Kan., '87 Camaro, SS/AS, 9.831, -0.379

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Tony Hernandez, Denver, Colo., '65 Corvette, E/S, 11.231 seconds, -1.159 (under index)
2) Donald Morris, Golden, Colo., '66 Dodge, B/SA, 10.861, -1.109
3) Scott Burton, Golden, Colo., '70 Formula, B/SA, 10.970, -1.000
4) Craig Maddox, Sidney, Neb., '11 Challenger, FS/B, 9.736, -0.904
5) Barry Pollard, Regina, Sask., '76 Roadrunner, H/SA, 12.030, -0.890
6) Randy Hyman, Lakewood, Colo., '86 Chevy Truck, Q/SA, 13.782, -0.888
7) Dana Verdoorn, Castle Rock, Colo., '16 Mustang, FS/A, 9.446, -0.864
8) Bob Johnson, Aurora, Colo., '67 Mustang, D/SA, 11.436, -0.854
9) Stephen Hagberg, Berthoud, Colo., '67 Plymouth, A/SA, 10.852, -0.848
10) Mike Coe, Grand Junction, Colo., '73 Dodge, G/S, 11.821, -0.839

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Mark Lovell, Eagle, Colo., '04 Viper, 6.550 seconds, 214.18 mph
2) Andre Cox, Peyton, Colo., '37 Chevy CPE, 6.760, 206.99
3) Monte Green, Haxtun, Colo., '07 Ford, 6.931, 200.83
4) J.J. Heber, Centennial, Colo., '06 Ford, 6.951, 199.11
5) Michael Chitty, Ames, Iowa, '04 Cavalier, 6.956, 199.32
6) Greg Lair, Canyon, Texas, '14 Camaro, 7.170, 194.66
7) Dave Slatten, Ft. Collins, Colo., '05 Pontiac, 7.196, 195.62
8) Phil Dion, Paradise Valley, Ariz., '12 Avenger, 7.424, 187.81
9) Lee Cooperman, Parker, Colo., '07 GTO, 7.441, 185.13
10) Lynsi Snyder-ellingson, Glendora, Calif., '70 Barracuda, 7.445, 184.98

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Steve Johnson, Arvada, Colo., dragster, 6.501 seconds, 210.11 mph
2) Phil Unruh, McPherson, Kan., dragster, 6.569, 211.03
3) Les Feist, Clearwater, Minn., dragster, 6.597, 213.98
4) Mikey Sasina, Henderson, Colo., dragster, 6.607, 209.07
5) Sondi Abbott, Elizabeth, Colo., dragster, 6.649, 204.26
6) Matt Driskell, Wellsville, Kan., dragster, 6.660, 204.35
7) George Slatten, Santa Fe, N.M., dragster, 6.673, 202.21
8) Jeff Koron, Hays, Kan., dragster, 6.693, 206.61
9) Lyle Byrum, El Paso, Texas, dragster, 6.705, 209.92
10) David Oenes, Henderson, Colo., dragster, 6.728, 203.55

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE PRESENTED BY HARLEY DAVIDSON
1) Cody Duffield, Charles City, Iowa, '84 Suzuki, ETMX, 0.000 seconds reaction time
2) Matt Solano, Aurora, Colo., '78 Kawasaki, ETMX, 0.002
3) Mike Voss, Maplewood, Minn., '10 Kawasaki, ETMX, 0.003
4) Phillip Yates, Wichita, Kan., '14 Kawasaki, ETMX, 0.004
5) Rudy Fife, Lakewood, Colo., '79 Kawasaki, ETMX, 0.004
6) Steve Couch, Sidney, Neb., '09 Yamaha, ETMX, 0.006
7) John Fitzpatrick, Park City, Kan., '82 Suzuki, ETMX, 0.006
8) Leonard Fox, Aurora, Colo., '00 Kawasaki, ETMX, 0.006
9) Leland Sykes, Denver, Colo., '99 Ninja, ETMX, 0.007
10) Felicia Olsen, Littleton, Colo., '88 Kawasaki, ETMX, 0.007

PRO FUEL HARLEY
1) Dennis Fisher, Dayton, Ohio, '11 Weekend, 7.809 seconds, 163.04 mph
2) David Larson, Topeka, Kan., '96 Fast CAT, 8.052, 160.12
3) Mike Bahnmaier, Wichita, Kan., dragster, 8.373, 162.24

DRAGGIN BAGGER HARLEY
1) Darrell Schwalbach, Omaha, Neb., '06 Road Glide, 11.557 seconds, 115.32 mph
2) Larry Fore, Commerce City, Colo., '13 Road Glide, 13.043, 101.82
3) Jeffrey Ocker, Brighton, Colo., '07 H-d FLX, 16.942, 80.52

SCREAMIN' EAGLE PERFORMANCE HARLEY
1) William Rowe, Hellertown, Pa., '05 Dyna, SEP, 11.203 seconds, 0.053 (over index)
2) Darrell Schwalbach, Omaha, Neb., '06 Destroyer, SEP, 11.303, 0.153
3) Charles Whitfield, Aurora, Colo., '06 Destroyer, SEP, 11.303, 0.153
4) Joe Glaze, Wellington, Colo., '06 H-D, SEP, 11.553, 0.403
5) Charles Whitfield, Aurora, Colo., '06 Destroyer, SEP, 14.842, 3.692



 Friday

The NHRA West Central Division Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series kicked off today at Bandimere Speedway for the Thunder on the Mountain presented by CARSTAR event as nearly 500 racers took to the track for opening day qualifying and time trials.

Highlighting the day's action was the Top Alcohol Dragster and Funny Car classes who made a single qualifying run while the racers in Comp Eliminator, the Fineline Madcap Top Dragster series and the Jerry Haas Race Cars Top Sportsman made a pair of runs.  Each of these classes will make two more qualifying runs on Saturday that will set the fields for Sunday's eliminations. The Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series is also running in conjunction with this event and made qualifying runs today and will continue with a two more qualifying runs on Saturday that will set the fields.

Saturday's racing action gets underway at 9 a.m. for final time trials and qualifying in all classes.  Saturday's Thunder on the Mountain caps off the day with the alcohol classes set for 3:30 and 6:30 p.m.  Eliminations are scheduled to begin Sunday at 8:30 a.m.

Tickets are $20 for Saturday and $25 for Sunday for adults. Kids 6-12 are $6 each day and Children 5 and under are free with a paid adult.  For more information please call Bandimere Speedway (303) 697-6013 or visit www.bandimere.com.

The following are Friday's qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, West Central Division CARSTAR Thunder on the Mountain presented by NAPA Auto Parts:

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER
1) Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., 5.442 seconds, 265.38 mph
2) Chris Demke, Tujunga, Calif., 5.530, 258.91
3) James Stevens, Gothenburg, Neb., 5.629, 258.71
4) Eugene Tumbarello, Denver, Colo., 6.270, 167.12
5) Cody Perkins, Bluffdale, Utah, 6.425, 167.41

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR
1) Bill Bernard, Littleton, Colo., '09 Mustang, 5.810 seconds, 247.79 mph
2) Annie Whiteley, Grand Junction, Colo., '15 Camaro, 5.813, 252.95
3) Kris Hool, Evansville, Wyo., '16 Camaro, 5.819, 246.21
4) Jirka Kaplan, Calgary, Alb., '16 Camaro, 5.866, 245.76
5) Nick Januik, Las Vegas, Nev., '16 Camaro, 5.950, 247.02
6) Terry Ruckman, Grand Junction, Colo., '11 Monte Carlo, 5.962, 248.02
7) Lance Van Hauen, Reinbeck, Iowa, '15 Camaro, 5.973, 241.45
8) John Lombardo Jr., Brea, Calif., '16 Camaro, 5.981, 255.68
Not Qualified
9) Jay Payne, Claremont, Calif., '16 Camaro, 13.164, 106.49
10) Jeff Jones, Weatherford, Texas, '00 Monte Carlo, 15.174, 73.32

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Alan Ellis, Mapleton, Utah, '23 roadster, A/AP, 6.769 seconds, -0.881 (under index)
2) David Kramer, Sterling, Colo., dragster, B/DA, 7.168, -0.732
3) Don Thomas, Amarillo, Texas, dragster, B/DA, 7.187, -0.713
4) Lou Ficco, Wheatridge, Colo., '09 GXP, B/AP, 7.677, -0.673
5) Bruce Schmiedl, Regina, Sask., '32 Bantam, A/EA, 7.758, -0.652
6) Matt Harris, Nebraska City, Neb., '05 Grand Am, E/A, 8.253, -0.627
7) William Hatcher, Satanta, Kan., dragster, A/DA, 6.954, -0.626
8) John Marottek, Brighton, Colo., dragster, A/ND, 7.370, -0.610
9) Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., '32 Bantam, K/AA, 8.238, -0.592
10) Jessie Oman, Colorado Springs, Colo., dragster, B/DA, 7.352, -0.548

SUPER STOCK
1) Carroll Warling, Brighton, Colo., '74 Pontiac, GT/MA, 11.521 seconds, -0.979 (under index)
2) Tim Nicholson, Concordia, Kan., '66 Chevy II, GT/I, 10.682, -0.968
3) Jim Beuthel, Castle Rock, Colo., '91 Calais, GT/BA, 9.989, -0.911
4) Scott Burton, Golden, Colo., '91 Firebird, GT/GA, 10.729, -0.861
5) Robert Baldwin, Strasburg, Colo., '90 Camaro, SS/CM, 9.441, -0.669
6) Craig Gualtiere, Amarillo, Texas, '67 Chev II, SS/HA, 10.672, -0.608
7) Grant Singer, Regina, Sask., '90 Camaro, SS/BS, 9.747, -0.513
8) Henry Sliwinski, Centennial, Colo., '69 Camaro, SS/HA, 10.824, -0.456
9) Troy Ross, Emporia, Kan., '87 Camaro, SS/AS, 9.907, -0.303

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Tony Hernandez, Denver, Colo., '65 Corvette, E/S, 11.231 seconds, -1.159 (under index)
2) Donald Morris, Golden, Colo., '66 Dodge, B/SA, 10.861, -1.109
3) Scott Burton, Golden, Colo., '70 Formula, B/SA, 10.970, -1.000
4) Craig Maddox, Sidney, Neb., '11 Challenger, FS/B, 9.736, -0.904
5) Barry Pollard, Regina, Sask., '76 Roadrunner, H/SA, 12.030, -0.890
6) Bob Johnson, Aurora, Colo., '67 Mustang, D/SA, 11.436, -0.854
7) Stephen Hagberg, Berthoud, Colo., '67 Plymouth, A/SA, 10.852, -0.848
8) Mike Coe, Grand Junction, Colo., '73 Dodge, G/S, 11.821, -0.839
9) Dana Verdoorn, Castle Rock, Colo., '16 Mustang, FS/A, 9.502, -0.818
10) John Cooper, LaPorte, Colo., '64 Fairlane, A/SA, 10.898, -0.802

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Mark Lovell, Eagle, Colo., '04 Viper, 6.550 seconds, 214.18 mph
2) Andre Cox, Peyton, Colo., '37 Chevy, 6.797, 205.13
3) Monte Green, Haxtun, Colo., '07 Ford, 6.931, 200.80
4) J.J. Heber, Centennial, Colo., '06 Ford, 6.951, 199.11
5) Greg Lair, Canyon, Texas, '14 Camaro, 7.170, 194.66
6) Dave Slatten, Ft. Collins, Colo., '05 Pontiac, 7.196, 195.62
7) Phil Dion, Paradise Valley, Ariz., '12 Avenger, 7.424, 187.81
8) Lee Cooperman, Parker, Colo., '07 GTO, 7.455, 185.13
9) Jeremiah Vandeventer, Hastings, Neb., '96 Mustang, 7.782, 177.67
10) Bryan Warr, Riverton, Utah, '04 Corvette, 7.791, 176.33

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Steve Johnson, Arvada, Colo., dragster, 6.501 seconds, 210.11 mph
2) Phil Unruh, McPherson, Kan., dragster, 6.569, 211.03
3) Les Feist, Clearwater, Minn., dragster, 6.599, 212.90
4) Mikey Sasina, Henderson, Colo., dragster, 6.649, 206.80
5) Matt Driskell, Wellsville, Kan., dragster, 6.662, 203.55
6) Sondi Abbott, Elizabeth, Colo., dragster, 6.682, 202.76
7) Jeff Koron, Hays, Kan., dragster, 6.693, 205.66
8) George Slatten, Santa Fe, N.M., dragster, 6.701, 199.52
9) Lyle Byrum, El Paso, Texas, dragster, 6.705, 209.92
10) David Oenes, Henderson, Colo., dragster, 6.733, 203.16

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE PRESENTED BY HARLEY DAVIDSON
1) Cody Duffield, Charles City, Iowa, '84 Suzuki, ETMX, 0.000 seconds reaction time
2) Matt Solano, Aurora, Colo., '78 Kawasaki, ETMX, 0.002
3) Mike Voss, Maplewood, Minn., '10 Kawasaki, ETMX, 0.004
4) Steve Couch, Sidney, Neb., '09 Yamaha, ETMX, 0.006
5) Leland Sykes, Denver, Colo., '99 Ninja, ETMX, 0.007
6) Felicia Olsen, Littleton, Colo., '88 Kawasaki, ETMX, 0.007
7) Cameron Belisle, Hugo, Minn., '84 Suzuki, ETMX, 0.007
8) Beau Drexler, Lakewood, Colo., '90 Kawasaki, ETMX, 0.008
9) Rudy Fife, Lakewood, Colo., '79 Kawasaki, ETMX, 0.009
10) Phillip Yates, Wichita, Kan., '14 Kawasaki, ETMX, 0.010

PRO FUEL HARLEY
1) Dennis Fisher, Dayton, Ohio, '11 Weekend, 7.809 seconds, 163.04 mph
2) David Larson, Topeka, Kan., '96 Fast CAT, 8.238, 153.60
3) Mike Bahnmaier, Wichita, Kan., dragster, 8.460, 162.24

DRAGGIN BAGGER HARLEY
1) Darrell Schwalbach, Omaha, Neb., '06 Road Glide, 11.611 seconds, 113.78 mph
2) Larry Fore, Commerce City, Colo., '13 Road Glide, 13.043, 101.82

SCREAMIN' EAGLE PERFORMANCE HARLEY
1) William Rowe, Hellertown, Pa., '05 Dyna, SEP, 11.226 seconds, 0.076 (over index)
2) Darrell Schwalbach, Omaha, Neb., '06 Destroyer, SEP, 11.303, 0.153
3) Charles Whitfield, Aurora, Colo., '06 Destroyer, SEP, 14.842, 3.692
4) Joe Glaze, Wellington, Colo., '06 Harley, SEP, 10.854, -0.296



Preview

MORRISON, Colo. - Bandimere Speedway will host the NHRA West Central Division Thunder on the Mountain presented by CARSTAR on June 17-19. The event is one of 45 scheduled across the country where drivers in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series 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 Jerry Haas Race Cars Top Sportsman, Fineline Graphics & Madcap Racing Top Dragster and NHRA Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley-Davidson as well as the NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series are also in competition.

Gates at Bandimere Speedway open at 8 a.m. each day. Qualifying and time trials start Friday at 9:30 a.m. and continue Saturday at 9 a.m. Top Dragster, Top Sportsman and Comp Eliminator qualify at 11 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at 2:45 and 5:30 p.m. Pro Fuel Harley qualify at 12:25 and 3:50 p.m. on Friday and 2:30 and 5:15 p.m. on Saturday. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car qualify on Friday at 4 p.m. and Saturday at 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. Eliminations begin on Sunday.

Tickets for the Thunder on the Mountain event are $10 Friday, $20 Saturday and $25 Sunday. Children 12 and under are free on Friday. On Saturday and Sunday children 6-12 are $6 each day. Children five and under are free with paid adult.

Bandimere Speedway is located at 3051 S. Rooney Road; west of Denver off Interstate 470 in Morrison. For more information call the track, (303) 697-6013, or visit www.Bandimere.com.

NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES: Fact Sheet

WHAT: NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Thunder on the Mountain presented by CARSTAR, one of six events in West 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 Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car, Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The division's Jerry Haas Race Cars Top Sportsman, Fineline Graphics & Madcap Racing Top Dragster and NHRA Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley-Davidson along with the NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series are also in competition.

WHERE: Bandimere Speedway, Morrison, Colo. Track is located at 3051 S. Rooney Road; west of Denver off Interstate 470 in Morrison.

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, June 17-19

SCHEDULE: FRIDAY, June 17 - Gates open at 8 a.m. Qualifying and time trials begin at 9:30 a.m. Top Dragster, Top Sportsman and Comp Eliminator qualify at 11 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. Harley-Davidson Pro Fuel run at 12:25 and 3:50 p.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car qualify at 4 p.m.

SATURDAY, June 18 - Gates open at 8 a.m. Qualifying and time trials continue at 9 a.m. Harley-Davidson Pro Fuel qualify at 2:30 and 5:15 p.m. Top Dragster, Top Sportsman and Comp Eliminator qualify at 2:45 and 5:30 p.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car qualify at 3:30 and 6:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, June 19 - Gates open at 8 a.m. Eliminations begin at 8:30 a.m.

TICKETS: GENERAL ADMISSION/PIT PASS - $10 Friday, $20 Saturday, $25 Sunday. Children 12 and under free on Friday. Children 6 to 12 are $6 Saturday and $6 Sunday. Children 5 and under are admitted free with paid adult. For more information please call Bandimere Speedway, (303) 697-6013 or visit www.bandimere.com

2015 EVENT WINNERS: James Stevens, Top Alcohol Dragster; John Lombardo, Top Alcohol Funny Car; Clint Sallee, Comp Eliminator; Tyler Wudarczyk, Super Stock; Jim Hughes, Stock Eliminator; AJ Percival, Super Comp; Michael Miller, Super Gas; Joey Horan, Super Street; Dave Slatten, Top Sportsman, Phil Unruh, Top Dragster; Kyle Olson, 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 2016 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 2016 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 2016 Jegs Allstars. Points are based on in-division races only.

The winning regional and division team 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 2016 Jegs Allstars champion who also wins the national event will have his/her Allstars prize doubled.

AEROMOTIVE LOW QUALIFIER BONUS: A $3,000 bonus fund paid to the low qualifiers in Comp Eliminator, Super Stock and Stock Eliminator at each of the division's six races. The best qualifying driver in Comp Eliminator and Super Stock will each get $200 per event, while the best qualifier in Stock Eliminator will get $100 per race.

JERRY HAAS RACE CARS TOP SPORTSMAN SERIES presented by Aeromotive: The Jerry Haas Race Cars Top Sportsman Series, run in conjunction with the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, is an opportunity for competitors in the West Central division's Top Sportsman class to earn points toward divisional championships. The $2,750 champions' purse posted by Jerry Haas Race Cars will be paid to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place points finishers.

FINELINE GRAPHICS & MADCAP RACING ENGINES TOP DRAGSTER SERIES: The West Central Division Top Dragster Series, run in conjunction with the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, is an opportunity for competitors in the West Central division's Top Dragster class to earn points toward divisional championships. The $2,750 champions' purse will be paid to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place points finishers.

NHRA HARLEY-DAVIDSON DRAG RACING SERIES: Run in conjunction with the Lucas Oil Series, classes include Pro Fuel, Pro Gas, Draggin' Bagger, Street Pro, Hot Street, and Screamin'Eagle Harley. The series posts an event purse of nearly $10,000 with a total series purse of more than $200,000.

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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