Results from the 8th Annual Mickey Mart Rewards Cavalcade of Stars Presented by Budweiser at Summit Motorsports Park
- Tuesday 20 May, 2014
From NHRA Field Marketing:
At the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk Ohio, Brandon Booher, Urbana, Ill., and Chris Foster, Davenport, Iowa, took home the wins in Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car respectively.
Rain threatened the event, but it was finally wrapped up on Monday. Booher, worked his way through the field and ran 10.799 seconds at 97.61 mph in his final round victory over Marty Thacker, Robinson, Ill., who had won this event last year. Thacker registered no time in the final round since he had broke before he could make the run.
Foster, who won this event last year, faced off against Andy Bohl, Racine, Wis., and posted a winning run of 5.609 seconds, 257.68 mph in his 2011 Mustang. Bohl drove to a 5.632 second, 256.80 mph lap for his runner up finish.
Other racers visiting the winner’s circle this weekend were Terry Smith, Middletown, Ohio, in Comp Eliminator; Steve Sullivan, West Chester, Ohio, in Stock Eliminator; Zack Running, Lapeer, Mich., in Super Stock; Jack Sepanek, Moosic, Pa., in Super Comp; Nick Akoury, Port Clinton, Ohio, in Super Gas; and Rudy Matthews, Ohio City, Ohio, in Super Street. In the division’s Brodix Steve Schemidt Top Sportsman Series it was Jerry Albert, Avon, Ohio, taking the win while Marco Abruzzi, Warren, Ohio, won in the Spitzer Race Cars Top Dragster Series.
The Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series was also contested at this event. Damian Cownden, Victoria, B.C., made a pass of 6.498 seconds, 220.87 mph to receive the win over Jason Pridemore, 6.601 seconds, 159.29 mph in Top Fuel Harley. Clint Pleasant, Kokomo, Ind., received the win in Pro Fuel Harley with a run of 7.384 seconds, 220.87 mph against William Bentz, Prescott Valley, Ariz., 7.651 seconds, 167.61 mph.
Other Harley-Davidson Racing Series racers visiting the winner circle this weekend were Darrell Schwalbach, Omaha, Neb., in Draggin Bagger Harley; Nicholas Gonatas, Youngstown, Ohio., in Street Pro Harley; Charley Douglass, Staunton, Va., in Hot Street Harley; Marc Inguersen, Findlay, Ohio, in Pro Gas Harley; and Nicholas Gonates, Youngstown, Ohio, in Screamin’ Eagle Harley.
New track records were set for mph in Top Alcohol Dragster by Jeff Veale (275.96) and for mph in Top Fuel Harley by Tommy Grimes (231.68).
North Central Division racers head to Route 66 Raceway for the next NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event, June 6-8.
The following are the final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park:
TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER:
2) Brandon Booher, Urbana, Ill., 5.398, 267.85 def. 7) Richard Bourke, Old Tappan, N.J., 11.464, 93.06;
1) Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., 5.324, 270.21 def. 8) John Finke, Selkirk, N.Y., 5.391, 263.26;
5) Marty Thacker, Robinson, Ill., 5.416, 264.70 def. 4) Jeff Veale, Stoney Creek, Ont., foul;
3) Bill Reichert, Owosso, Mich., 5.315, 257.19 def. 6) Dan Mercier, LaPrairie, Quebec, 11.444, 70.06;
Thacker, 5.482, 263.20 def. Cowie, 10.643, 72.65;
Booher, 5.304, 272.17 def. Reichert, 5.440, 267.75;
Booher, 10.799, 97.61 def. Thacker, broke.
TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR:
1) Mickey Ferro, Stamford, Conn., '06 Monte Carlo, 7.086, 221.52 def. 8) Todd Robertson, Harrison Twp., Mich., '06 Monte Carlo, 13.125, 63.05;
2) Doug Gordon, Paso Robles, Calif., '12 Mustang, 6.872, 250.51 def. 7) Cassie Simonton, Brownsburg, Ind., '12 Monte Carlo, 12.100, 122.61;
3) Andy Bohl, Racine, Wis., '08 Mustang, 5.659, 256.50 def. 6) Ray Drew, Hales Corner, Wis., '14 Mustang, 6.040, 217.21;
4) Chris Foster, Davenport, Iowa, '11 Mustang, 5.624, 253.37 def. 5) Tony Bogolo, Hamilton, Ohio, '01 Avenger, 15.243, 59.14;
Bohl, 5.616, 258.76 def. Gordon, 5.686, 259.31;
Foster, 5.606, 258.52 def. Ferro, 7.535, 109.22;
Foster, 5.609, 257.68 def. Bohl, 5.632, 256.80.
TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER
Brandon Booher, Urbana, Ill., 10.799, 97.61 def. Marty Thacker, Robinson, Ill., broke.
TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR
Chris Foster, Davenport, Iowa, '11 Mustang, 5.609, 257.68 def. Andy Bohl, Racine, Wis., '08 Mustang, 5.632, 256.80.
Terry Smith, Middletown, Ohio, Advanced, D/DA, 7.307, 166.87 def. Jim Greenheck, Schofield, Wis., '12 Camaro, C/AA, 7.263, 170.15.
Zack Running, Lapeer, Mich., '84 Cutlass, SS/MA, 10.973, 117.70 def. Fred Bartoli Jr., Schaumburg, Ill., '87 Camaro, GT/EA, 9.798, 132.14.
Steve Sullivan, West Chester, Ohio, '88 Mustang, N/SA, 12.019, 108.13 def. Chuck Beach, Delaware, Ohio, '68 Barracuda, F/SA, 10.970, 112.25.
Jack Sepanek, Moosic, Pa., dragster, 8.901, 162.76 def. Nick Folk, Durand, Ill., dragster, 8.877, 163.65.
Nick Akoury, Port Clinton, Ohio, '68 Camaro, 9.936, 130.82 def. Steve Hoyt, Fort Wayne, Ind., '63 Corvette, 9.890, 165.62.
Rudy Matthews, Ohio City, Ohio, '69 Camaro, 10.916, 142.01 def. Fred Squires, Defiance, Ohio, '68 Nova, 10.885, 133.82.
Marco Abruzzi, Warren, Ohio, dragster, 6.512, 199.35 def. Dan Norris, Wixom, Mich., dragster, 6.126, 229.55.
Jerry Albert, Avon, Ohio, '97 Camaro, 6.880, 196.19 def. Michael Badia, Milford, Mich., '91 Cutlass, 7.012, 199.91.
TOP FUEL HARLEY
Damian Cownden, Victoria, B.C., '01 Weekend, 6.498, 220.87 def. Jason Pridemore, Garrettsville, Ohio, '10 Pridemore, 6.601, 159.29.
PRO FUEL HARLEY
Clint Pleasant, Kokomo, Ind., '98 V Twin, 7.384, 172.34 def. William Bentz, Prescott Valley, Ariz., dragster, 7.651, 167.61.
DRAGGIN BAGGER HARLEY
Darrell Schwalbach, Omaha, Neb., '06 Road Glide, 11.152, 121.44 def. David Cartwright, Evansville, Ind., '07 Road Glide, foul.
STREET PRO HARLEY
Nicholas Gonatas, Youngstown, Ohio, '06 Destroyer, 8.765, 153.89 def. Charley Douglass, Staunton, Va., '92 Sportster, 16.427, 31.85.
HOT STREET HARLEY
Charley Douglass, Staunton, Va., '92 Sportster, 9.955, 131.66 was unopposed.
PRO GAS HARLEY
Marc Inguersen, Findlay, Ohio, '08 Buell, 7.571, 179.68 def. Williaam R Rowe Jr, Hellentown, Pa., '06 Destroyer, 10.516, 102.42.
SCREAMIN' EAGLE HARLEY
Nicholas Gonates, Youngstown, Ohio, '06 Destroyer, 10.466, 124.66 def. William R Rowe Jr, Hellertown, Pa., '06 Destroyer, 10.432, 119.19.
PRO STOCK SNOWMOBILE
Brian Werner, Hubbard, Ohio, '01 Yamaha, 8.547, 153.33 def. Glenn Hall, Gordon, Wis., '15 Artic CAT, foul.