Summit Series Race of Champion’s Crowned in Texas

October 1, 2011 by  
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            ENNIS,Texas– A pair ofTexasracers took home trophies today at Texas Motorplex inEnnis,Texas, at the NHRA Summit Racing Series South Central Division Finals.  Today’s Race of Champions, which matches up the top points earners from each track in the region, saw Derrick Patton and Jay Robinson taking the wins in the Electronics and Non-Electronics categories respectively.

Patton, Highlands,Texas, and running for Royal Purple Raceway inBaytown,Texas, went 6.757 seconds in his ’70 Maverick at 110.93 mph to hold off Cory Lytle,Oklahoma City, in his ’02 dragster.  Patton’s teammate Robinson,Santa Fe,Texas, followed with a final round win against David Olinde,Lakeland,La.  Robinson’s ’73 Nova clocked in at 7.273 seconds, 81.30 mph to Olinde’s ’66 Chevy at 7.655, 89.52

            Taryn Greene and Ashley Kellough made it a clean sweep for Texas as Greene, Burleson, Texas, covered the field in the High School class and out ran Micheal Martinez, Italy, Texas, in the final with an 8.267 second, 84.16 mph pass to Martinez, with a 10.532, 68.64.  Greene is running for North Star Dragway andMansfieldLegacyHigh School.  Kellough, from Texas Motorplex, won the annual Track Managers race over Dan Guterman fromTulsaRacewayParkrunning 10.154, 70.63


The following are the final results for the NHRA South Central Division Race of Champions Summit Racing Series event at Texas Motorplex:




Derrick Patton, Highlands,Texas, ’70 Maverick, 6.757 seconds, 110.92 mph def. Cory Lytle,Oklahoma City, ’02 dragster, 4.774, 144.72


No Electronics

Jay Robinson,Santa Fe,Texas, ’73 Nova, 7.273, 81.30 def. David Olinde,Lakeland,La., 66 Chevy, 7.655, 89.52


High School   

Taryn Greene,Burleson,Texas, ’01 Camaro, 8.267, 84.16 def. Micheal Martinez,Italy,Texas, ‘67 Chevelle, 10.532, 68.64


Track Managers

AshleyKellough,TexasMotorplex, 10.154, 70.63 def. Dan Guterman, 8.629, 54.94


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