Northstar Dragway, Kizlinski & McNeal crowned champions
Monday October 12, 2009 – The 2009 Summit ET Finals for Division 4 were completed today at Texas
Motorplex, crowning the year’s champions, and deciding who will represent
the Land of the Good Guys at Pomona in the year end showdown for the grass
James Mc Neal, Paris, TX, captured Super Pro eliminator over Austin
Williams,, then defeated Lynn Doty for the spot at Pomona during the AAA
Finals. November 12-15, 2009.
Jason Kizlinski, Midlothian, representing the Motorplex Mad Dogs captured
the No Electronics-Street Crown.
In the Team points competition, North star Dragway, Denton, TX, captured
their first title over Wichita Raceway and Texas Raceway, Kennedale, TX,
Full details can be found on NHRA.com
Sunday October 11, 2009 – The South Central Division Summit ET Finals has been postponed until Monday October 12 due to weather. We will resume racing beginning with ET Street at 9am Monday October 12, 2009.
ENNIS, Texas (Oct. 10, 2009) – Racing is complete for the day at the NHRA Summit Racing Series South Central Division Finals at Texas Motorplex. Competitors had one time trial before beginning first round of eliminations. The top points earners from each track also ran in the Race of Champions, a race within a race.
Albert Rodriguez of Edinburg, Texas, racing for Edinburg Int’l Racetrack, scored the win the Electronics category, beating Justin Albritton of West Monroe, La., who was unable to make the call. In the No Electronics class, Colton Vassar, of Kennedale, Texas, representing Texas Raceway, drove his ’82 Malibu to the winner’s circle, defeating Houston Raceway Park racer Jay Robinson of Santa Fe, Texas, who wheeled his ’73 Nova. The winner in the High School Race of Champions was Dylan King of Norman, Okla., racing for Thunder Valley Raceway. He ousted Ashley Lawson, Blossom, Texas, running for Paris Dragstrip.
In other racing action, in the Track Manager’s race, Edinburg Int’l Racetrack’s Isaac Ebrom knocked out the manager for Texas Raceway, Jeff Hefler.
Eliminations in the NHRA Summit Racing Series South Central Division Finals continue Sunday. Racers in six classes will compete for team and individual honors.
Following are the Race of Champions results from the NHRA South Central Division Summit Racing Series Finals:
Albert Rodriguez, Edinburg, Texas, Edinburg Int’l Racetrack, dragster, took the green light def.
Justin Albritton, W. Monroe, La., Twin City Dragway, dragster, broke
Colton Vassar, Kennedale, Texas, Texas Raceway, ’82 Malibu, 7.784, 86.04 def.
Jay Robinson, Santa Fe, Texas, Houston Raceway Park, ’73 Nova, 7.048, 96.48
Dylan King, Norman, Okla., Thunder Valley Raceway Park, ’66 Chevelle, 8.248, 79.50 def.
Ashley Lawson, Blossom, Texas, Paris Dragstrip, ’90 Mustang, 8.408, 80.51
Isaac Ebrom, Edinburg, Texas, Edinburg Int’l Racetrack, ’04 Ram, 10.251, 67.54 def.
Jeff Hefler, Ft. Worth, Texas, Texas Raceway, ’72 Chevette, 11.365, 58.26
ENNIS, Texas (Oct. 9, 2009) – Although the day started out cold and rainy, once the storm passed it was time to race at the NHRA South Central Division Summit Racing Series Finals at Texas Motorplex. The top bracket racers in the division have converged on the track to vie for individual and team honors and a share of the purse worth nearly $30,000 as well as an opportunity to run for a national championship against the winners from NHRA’s other six divisions at the NHRA Finals in Pomona, Calif., in November. The national champions in each of the four classes will get a winner-take-all $5,000 payday.
NHRA South Central Division Summit Racing Series Finals feature racers six categories — Super Pro, Pro, No-Electronic Quick, No-Electronic Street and Motorcycle as well as a High School category. The winners in the top four categories will advance to compete in Pomona. (There will be a run-off between the winners in Super Pro and Pro to determine who will go to Pomona.)
Racers made time trial runs today and are slated for one more tomorrow before heading into eliminations. Round one is scheduled for Saturday and the rest will run on Sunday.
Saturday’s action will also feature the Race of Champions, a race within a race where the top points earning drivers from each track square off in head-to-head competition.
For schedule and ticket information visit www.TexasMotorplex.com.
Below are tracks that participate in the South Central Division Summit Racing Series Finals:
• Edinburgh Int’l Racetrack, Edinburgh, Texas
• Hobbs Motorsports Park, Hobbs, New Mexico
• Houston Motorsports Park, Houston, Texas
• Houston Raceway Park, Baytown, Texas
• Lubbock Dragway, Lubbock, Texas
• Memphis Motorsports Park, Memphis, Tennessee
• No Problem Raceway, Belle Rose, Louisiana
• North-Star Dragway, Denton, Texas
• Paris Dragstrip, Paris, Texas
• San Antonio Raceway, Marion, Texas
• Sooner Motorplex, Lawton, Oklahoma
• Texas Motorplex, Ennis, Texas
• Texas Raceway, Kennedale, Texas
• Thunder Valley Raceway Park, Noble, Oklahoma
• Twin City Dragway, Monroe, Louisiana
• Wichita Raceway Park, Wichita Falls, Texas