NUMBER OF FIREBIRD RACERS FINISH NEAR TOP OF THE LAND OF THE LEADERS POINT’S CHASE

Several Firebird racers excelled in the chase for the 2012 Land of the Leaders Challenge. In fact, Glen Phillips came the closest to winning the class title, narrowly falling to Brett Hinman (from Lost Creek, Anaconda, Mont.) by a mere 3 points.

Other top Firebird finishers included Gordon Boven in Super Pro; Mark Kidd in Pro; Rich Pedraza in Sled/Bike; and Alex Steen in Junior Dragster.

Several tracks may have one final race to consummate their final points in the four-way chase. The final event for Challenge at Firebird took place on Saturday, July 28.

NHRA Division 6 Land of the Leaders Point’s Standings
Points current thru August 13, 2012

Super Pro
1. 289 Points – T.J. Hinman, Anaconda
2. 213 Devon Hilton, Woodburn
3. 213 Scott Holbrook, Walla Walla
4. 202 Gordon Boven, Firebird
5. 181 Darrell Carr, Firebird
6. 170 Rayce Kidd, Firebird


Pro
1. 286 Shalon Domme, Walla Walla
2. 232 Mark Kidd, Firebird
3. 221 Rob Lindley, Bremerton
4. 181 Larry Holm, Madras
5. 159 Chris Clardy, Walla Walla
6. 158 Carl Youngstrom, Firebird
7. 158 Stan Deming, Firebird


Sportsman
1. 182 Brett Hinman, Anaconda
2. 180 Derrick Jackson, Woodburn
3. 179 Glenn Phillips, Firebird

Sled/Bike
1. 213 Stacey Heach, Bremerton
2. 130 Buffy Taylor, Madras
3. 128 Dan Funderberg, Pacific
3. 128 Jim Funderberg, Bremerton
3. 128 Rich Pedraza, Firebird

Junior Dragster
1. 214 Shane Wiford, Walla Walla
2. 193 Alex Steen, Firebird
3. 174 Casey Ladd, Bremerton
4. 170 Wes Morris, Firebird