US 13 Dragway
OIL DOWN BRINGS EARLY END TO NIGHT ONE OF THE HALLOWEEN SHOOTOUT AT U.S. 13
Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE â€“ Day one of the two day Halloween Shootout season finale at the U.S. 13 Dragway provided for lots of racing with double entries and buy backs for first and second round losers. After a long day of racing the eliminations had gotten down to the finals and semi-finals but a major oil down on a time run brought an early end to the evenings racing with the remaining drivers splitting the cash.
Getting in their final rounds were Hot Rod Trophy, Jr. Dragster 1 and Jr. Dragster 2. Bryant Gordy of Temperanceville, Va. faced Jerry Wilkerson of Delmar, Md. in the Hot Rod Trophy final. Wilkerson left early and fouled and Gordy got the win with a 14.605/90.89 on a 14.70 dial.
In Jr. Dragster 1 Nyck Shirkey of Ridgely, Md. and Caitlyn Hooper of Hurlock, Md. had both beaten their siblings to make it to the final round. Shirkey had the better reaction and took the win with a 9.022/69.80 on an 8.98 dial. Hooper was late at the start but ran a solid 11.924/57.03 on an 11.90 dial.
In Jr. Dragster 2 Jerel Davis of Salisbury, Md. was paired against Tyler Powell of Salisbury. Powell left early and fouled and Davis got the win with a 7.942/80.96 on a 7.90 dial-in in the eighth-mile.
Four drivers had made it to the semi-finals in Super Pro. Splitting the cash were Ben Parks of Salisbury, Frank Lecates of Salisbury, W.J. Revell of Georgetown, Del. and John Myers of Glen Burnie, Md. Each received $763.
Three drivers had made it into the Pro semi-finals. Earning $583 each were Jim Williams of Seaford, Del., Glenn Groton of Salisbury and Daryl Beauchamp of Princess Anne, Md.
Pro Bike was down to the final pair with James Farmer of Denton, Md. poised to take on Marquise Blake of Frankford, Del. The pair each received $375.
Street Eliminator was down to the final pair with Ronn Carey of Dagsboro, Del. ready to take on Ryan Groton of Laurel, Del. Each received $375 for their efforts.
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