OCTOBER 2013 — TRACK NEWS UPDATE

10/27/13

COX, NEW, STERLING AND DOUGAL WIN AT ANNUAL STAFF BASH


After a full day of testing and grudge racing, the track was turned over to all of the track officials for the Staff Bash. A tradition for better than twenty-five years attracted a near record (for the staff race) 33 participants for the always fun "race within a race". Special thanks to all the volunteers who helped conduct the event, including announcers Ryan Resinkin and Kristi Shawver; clock reader Denise Clark; starting line crew Ashton Davis, Steve Rogers, Alex Charlton; pit control Jay Clark; tech inspections Jason Hof, Gary Resinkin; e.t. booth Courtney Smith. In addition, Rick Berry, Jen & Maddie Fetty and crew helped cook up tons of pizza for all the participants and crew.
 
Thanks to all the staff who competed in four different categories (for cars running 14.00 and slower). Winners included Nanette Cox (who helps in the Sport Shop); Brad New (front gates); Blaine Sterling (Food Service); and Lee Dougal (Starting Line and Tech). As you can see from the photo, above, a big gathering of people helped congratulated all the staff champions.
 
Staff Bash Eliminator
Nanette Cox, Weiser, .270, 15.29 (15.26 dial) 92.12 def. Gary Himes, Boise, .372, 18.50 (18.56 dial) 74.79.
Semi-Weston Nichols.
Quarters-Kyle Berkson; Tonya Burnside.
 
Staff Shark Eliminator
Brad New, Eagle, .074, 18.09 (18.00 dial) 75.30 def. Katy Sterling, Middleton, -.038, 15.26 (15.26 dial) 87.91.
Semi-Blake Berry; Gary Krueger.
Quarter-Isaac Biebuvck; Jeff Fetty; Glen Phillips; Jeff Fetty.
 
Consolation class
Blaine Sterling, Middleton, .086, 15.51 (15.45 dial) 80.86 def. Ed Scott, Garden City, .163, 17.30 (17.30 dial) 79.37.
Semi-John New.
 
Double Duck class
Lee Dougal, Eagle, .145, 18.65 (18.39 dial) 64.62 def. Ashlyn Reddington, Boise, .824, 17.07 (17.24 dial) 79.98.
Semi-Kali Burnside; Michelle Smith.


10/22/13

2013 TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS LOCKED UP
 
Thirteen track championships were finalized during the Halloween Classic, in addition to two High School teams and three overall Club champions, which were all locked up in September. Each of the champions and many others will be recognized for their efforts at the 46th Annual Award’s Banquet, which is set to take place on Saturday, November 23rd, at The Riverside Hotel in Boise. Advance tickets are required for the event.
 
2013 Boise Muffler Gold Cup Champions

Super Pro: Chris Jaggers, Middleton
Pro: Randy Williamson, Boise
Sportsman: Tyler Rush, Kuna
Sled/Bike: Scott Grondahl, Nampa
Junior Dragster: Michael Jaggers, Middleton
High School Teams: Middleton High (AAA) and Renaissance High (AA)
High School – Individual: Dustin Smith, Middleton High
Alumni: David Meimann, Middleton
Sport Compact: Stephanie Meimann, Middleton
Street Bike: David Kletzien, Boise
Outlaw Street: Mike Ritz, Boise
Street Truck: Ashton Davis, Middleton
Nostalgia: Carl Youngstrom, Caldwell
Super Shifter: Glen Phillips, Middleton
Club Champions: Melba Outlaws (Silver Cup), Flying Brick (Bronze Cup), and Modern Rodders (Copper Cup)


10/13/13

SUNDAY: RYAN COOK WINS CLASSIC GRAND CHAMPIONSHIP RUNOFF AT 20TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT

Ryan Cook from Idaho Falls won the overall Grand Championship Runoff at the NAPA Halloween Classic XX event at Firebird Raceway. Cook drove his rear-engined Dragster to a 7.88 elapsed time at 169.30 miles per hour to upend Heavy victor Terol Rasmussen, Boise, who finished at 11.82-112.41.
 
In the Lucas Oil Top Gun Shootout final, Blu Hayball, the winner of the Open Wheel class, knocked out Full Bodied champ Gene Kelly. Hayball took a comfortable victory, running 8.01-127.56 when Kelly endured troubles mid-way through his run coasting to a stop just past the 1320' stripe.
 

Grand Championship Runoff
Ryan Cook, Idaho Falls, .023, 7.88 (7.90 dial) 169.30 def. Terol Rasmussen, Boise, -.053 foul, 11.82 (11.80 dial) 112.41.
Semi-Dustin Ward, Renton, Wash.; Dick Wentz, Yakima, Wash.


Lucas Oil Top Gun Championship
Blu Hayball, Fort Hall, .023, 8.01 (7.53 dial) 127.56 def. Gene Kelly, Emmett, .039, 11.12 (8.30 dial) 82.09.
 

Super Pro
Ryan Cook, Idaho Falls, .013, 7.97 (7.88 dial) 150.25 def. Steve Lambert, Boise, .011, 8.32 (8.10 dial) 166.05
Semi-Brad Pattan, Emmett.
Quarters-Mike Micelli, Vancouver, Wash.; Christopher Northup, Boise; Tom Clark, Spokane, Wash.
Eighths-Lonnie Grace, Fallon, Nev.; Robert Asbury, Yakima, Wash.; Frank Greenough, Idaho Falls; Juliet Barnhart, Emmett; Jason Thomas, Meridian.
 

Pro
Dustin Ward, Renton, Wash., .029, 10.73 (10.73 dial), 119.74 def. Paul Nicolosi, Nampa, .042, 10.78 (10.77 dial), 123.67.
Semi-Chad Campbell, Meridian.
Quarters-Dennis Jorgenson, Nampa; Steve Stuart, Estacada, Ore.
Eighths-Ernest Raile, Lakewood, Colo.; Steve Holland, Boise; Josh Simons, Rifle, Colo.; Tyler Warman, Spokane, Wash.
 

Sportsman
Dick Wentz, Yakima, Wash., .026, 12.65 (12.64 dial), 100.15 def. Troy McDonald, Nampa, .079, 14.45 (14.46 dial) 96.56.
Semi-David Meimann, Middleton; Cory Dykema, Emmett.
Quarters-Andrea Higgins, Nampa; Stephanie Meimann, Middleton; Matthew Lindsay, Nampa.
Eighths-Byron Stewart, Meridian; Blaine Sterling, Caldwell; Mike Osmus, Caldwell;Shanze Panunzio, Plain City, Utah; Jason Squire, Caldwell; Margaret Smith, Parma.
 

Heavy
Terol Rasmussen, Boise, .023, 11.80 (11.84 dial), 112.71 def. Doug Ward, Monteview, Ida., .002, 11.83 (11.90 dial), 108.47.
Semi-Justin Cirelli, Boise.
Quarters-Luke Arneson, Rockford, Wash.; Jennifer Carey, Sparks, Nev.
Eighths-Tim Shaw, Boise; Carl Youngstrom, Caldwell; Lucas Hall, Middleton; Bruce Nickerson, Spokane, Wash.
 

Sled/Bike
Jacob Wood, Meridian, .051, 9.37 (9.39 dial) 130.13 def. Craig Jensen, Chubbuck, Ida., .030, 9.72 (9.80 dial), 123.66.
Semi-Brian Wilkening, Buffalo, Wyo.; Ashton Davis, Middleton.
 

Last Chance
Justin Cooper, Medical Lake, Wash., .014, 10.97 (10.97 dial) 132.90 def. Matt Stocker, Boise, .044, 11.09 (11.10 dial), 120.30.
Semi-Shannon Dougal, Eagle; Chris Wingert, Lewiston.
 

Last Chance Sled Bike
John Johnson, Jr., Caldwell, .055, 10.35 (10.45 dial) def. Zak Pedraza, Boise, .104, 10.00 (10.15 dial) 121.95.
Semi-Bryan Duvall, West Jordan, Utah.
 

Junior Thunder
D. Cooper Chun, Vancouver, Wash., .044, 13.25 (13.09 dial) 60.14 def. Austin Coates, Eagle, .090, 11.69 (11.76 dial) 54.36.
Semi-Shayna Nickerson, Spokane Valley, Wash.; Layne Fiscus, Boise.
 

Junior Lightning
Casey Compton, Boise, .030, 8.05 (8.01 dial), 78.65 def. Shelby Schoenfeld, Magna, Utah, .118, 9.03 (8.99 dial), 70.54.
Semi-Levi Burke, Bates, Ore.


Bill Bader Founder's Award
Mike Smith and friends, Kuna Knuckle Draggers, Kuna.
 

Best Appearing-Open Wheel
Devon Hilton, Vancouver, Wash., Dragster
 

Best Appearing-Full Bodied
Cody Austin, Spring Creek, Nev., `87 Camaro
 

Best Appearing-Sled/Bike
Dave Allen, Meridian, `08 Suzuki


Best Appearing-Junior Dragster
Austin Schoenfeld, Magna, Utah, Jr. Dragster

 
Long Distance
Tal Saastad, Vallulla Centre, Alta, `70 Dragster, 1,921 miles one-way
 

10/12/13


SATURDAY: CHRIS JAGGERS WINS SUPER PRO TRACK TITLE, HAYBALL AND KELLY SWEEP TOP GUN RACES AT NAPA HALLOWEEN CLASSIC


Chris Jaggers, Middleton, won a tiebreaker runoff with Boise's Sean Shaffer to collect the 2013 Super Pro track championship. The two came into the NAPA Halloween Classic XX tied for first place overall. A runoff was staged on Saturday and the margin of victory was a mere .001 of a second.
 
In front of a big Saturday night audience, the Air Firebird Wheelstanding competition yielded another amazing array of entrants. Winning top honors, Jamie DenBesten and Steve Stuart won "Highest" and "Longest", respectively. To put it mildly, both winners put together jaw dropping `stands. DenBesten sky shot provided by Brian Losness/Nitrophoto.
 
Two other top Idaho racers won titles on Saturday, too, including both Blu Hayball, Fort Hall, who won Top Gun Open Wheel and Gene Kelly, Emmett, secured Top Gun Full Bodied.

 
Air Firebird Wheelstanding Contest
Highest-Jamie DenBesten, Lyman, Wyo.
Longest-Steve Stuart, Estacada, Ore.
 
Super Pro Runoff
Chris Jaggers, Middleton, .003, 8.66 (8.60 dial) 152.25 miles per hour def. Sean Shaffer, Boise, .007, 9.91 (9.85 dial) 120.48.
 

Top Gun Open Wheel Eliminator
Blu Hayball, Fort Hall, .017, 7.52 (7.54 dial) 175.74 def. Tom Clark, Spokane, Wash., .029, 7.44 (7.47 dial) 178.35.
Semi-Steve Cook, Rexburg; Sean Page, Boise.
Quarter-Dan Lafferty, Wendell; Tom Bailey, Soda Springs; Cody Hiatt, Boise; Jeff Evans, Spokane, Wash.

 
Top Gun Full Bodied Eliminator
Gene Kelly, Emmett, .009, 8.30 (8.30 dial) 159.34 def. Steve Lambert, Boise, .006, 8.09 (8.06 dial) 169.07.
Semi-Jamie DenBesten, Lyman, Wyo.,; Marty Castagno, Grantsville, Utah.
Quarter-Tom Franks, Boise; Doug Watts, Syracuse, Utah; Brian Stief, Billings, Mont.; Butch Warner, Surprise, Ariz.
 

Junior Dragster-A
Austin Coates, Eagle, .275, 11.80 (11.31 dial) 54.69 def. David Cooper Chun, Vancouver, Wash., broke.
Semi-Layne Fiscus, Boise; Isaac Hawker, Wellsville, Utah.
 

Junior Dragster-B
Paige Harris, Meridian, .053, 9.32 (9.15 dial) 70.83 def. Hailey Smith, Nampa, .-.029 foul, 9.24 (9.14 dial) 65.42.
Semi-Rion Coates, Eagle; Audrey Odman, Pendleton, Ore.
 

Junior Dragster-C
Jake Nickerson, Spokane Valley, Wash., .034, 8.03 (7.99 dial) 78.34 def. Casey Compton, Boise, .094, 8.01 (8.02 dial) 81.06.
Semi-Jayden Hawker, Wellsville, Utah; Jessica Segura, Caldwell.
 

Junior Dragster-D
Paul Sheridan, Boise, .049, 8.51 (8.50 dial) 71.83 def. Wes Morris, Boise, .139, 7.98 (7.98 dial) 80.77.
Semi-John Burke Jr., Bates, Ore.; Austin Schoenfeld, Magna, Utah.
 
Adult Costume Contest
Funniest-Kuna Knuckle Draggers, First Round Clowns, Kuna.
Couples-Jessica Burnett and Bill King, Bill Clinton and Monica, Sandy, Ore.
Most Original-Tami Shaffer and Nanette Cox, Lego's, Boise, Payette.
Sexiest-Sharlene Lancaster and Phyllis May, Pirate Wenches, Payette.

Kid's Costume Contest
Funniest-Jett & Ella Armstrong.
Scariest-Rick Nayhew & Olyssa Lafferty.
Most Original-Vance Lambert & Paxton Squire.
Cutest-Enzo Castagno.

Best Decorated Pit Area
Doug Watts, family and friends, Haunted House
Jeff & Melanie Higgins family and friends, Hillbillies
Melba Outlaws, Outlaw Bar
  
Best Decorated Race Car
Nick Marsala, Kuna.
Greg Sabatino, Meridian.
Mike Smith, Kuna.
 
Staff Costume
Tessa O'Donnell, Jellyfish.
Bryan Smith, Michael Jackson.
Tammy Silva, Hawaiian Girl.
Honorable Mention - John New, Hawaiian Tourist.


10/11/13


FRIDAY: JAGGERS, SANDERSON, RASMUSSEN & JENSEN SWEEP FRIDAY BONUS RACES AT CLASSIC XX
 

Nearly ten hours of racing came to a conclusion with Chris Jaggers, Brian Sanderson, Terol Rasmussen and Craig Jensen reaching the Pepsi Winner's Circle at Classic XX. It was a beautiful day for racing as temperatures climbed into the upper 50's under sunfilled skies as racing concluded just after 7:30 pm.

Wheelstands were abundant and wicked cool to watch throughout the day. Pictured above is Tracy Hawker with his hot purple Camaro punching it into the sky.
 
Ad big day of racing continues on Saturday with all kinds of fun and activities scheduled throughout the day. We'll see you there!


Super Roller
Chris Jaggers, Middleton, .021, 8.55 (8.56 dial) 155.09 def. Dan Lafferty, Wendell, .023, 7.35 (7.37 dial) 183.82.
Semi-Jerry Odman, Pendleton, Ore.
Quarter-Steve Reynolds, Nampa; Ryan Cook, Idaho Falls; Jason Thomas, Meridian.
Eighth-Greg Knight, Middleton; Cheryl Wentz, Yakima, Wash.; Dan Doersch, Payette; Butch Warner, Surprise, Ariz.; Bill King, Sandy, Ore.; John Tiegen, County GP No. 1, Alberta.

 
No Box Hi Roller
Brian Sanderson, S. Jordan, Utah, .057, 10.81 (10.74 dial) 122.88 def. Stan Deming, Nampa, .092, 10.49 (10.50 dial) 119.06.
Semi-Mick Alley, Eagle; Ricky Johnson, Ontario, Ore.
Quarter-Travis Hilton, Woodburn, Ore.; Brett Warner, Aberdeen; Shanze Pannunzio, Plain City, Utah; Glenn Dread, Idaho Falls.
Eighth-Tom Davis, Meridian; Mary Liese, Boise; Bruce Stewart, Middleton; Melissa Jarboe, New Plymouth; Seth McLean, Nampa; Tom Bittick, Caldwell; Rachelle Nielsen, Rexburg; Anthony Keller, Kuna.
 

No Box Gambler
Terol Rasmussen, Boise, .018, 11.69 (11.69 dial) 110.34 def. Steve Pyburn, Melba, .090, 10.01 (9.99 dial) 134.08.
Semi-Ron Wurtz, Caldwell; Kyle Witherspoon, Boise.
Quarter-Tim Harris, Boise; Adam Wurtz, Caldwell; Dick Wentz, Yakima, Wash.; Terry Phillips, Emmett.

 
Sled/Bike Gambler
Craig Jensen, Chubbuck, .138, 9.62 (9.62 dial) 126.36 def. Liz Micheletty, Kuna, .144, 9.85 (9.92 dial) 139.57.
Semi-David Wood, Eagle.
Quarter-Janet Cloake, Clarkston, Wash.; Ashton Davis, Middleton; Jim Cox, Weiser.

Final Lucas Oil Top Gun Open-Wheel Qualifying
1. Shane Molinari, Battle Ground WA, 6.843 elapsed time, 200.93 miles per hour.2. Steve Cook, Rexburg, 6.989, 191.73.
3. Dan Lafferty, Wendell, ID, 7.044, 190.79
4. Robert Tehle*, Billings MT, 7.074, 192.55.
5. Cody Hiatt, Boise, 7.258, 184.31.
6. Matt Schoenfeld, Magna, UT, 7.317, 182.40.
7. Tim Wallace, Meridian, 7.336, 181.23.
8. Blu Hayball, Fort Hall, 7.348, 181.96.
9. Tom Clark, Spokane WA, 7.414, 180.46.
10. Paul Eddins, Rexburg, ID, 7.416, 180.61.
11. Ken Nelson, Hayden, ID, 7.449, 177.90.
12. Jeff Evans, Spokane WA, 7.452 183.97.
13. Meghan Molinari, Battleground, WA, 7.521, 177.30.
14. Tom Bailey, Soda Springs, 7.586, 176.57.
15. Sean Page, Boise, 7.761, 170.32.
16. Dairld Wurtz, Eagle, 7.973, 167.53.
17. Curt Legerski, Rock Springs, WY, 8.126, 164.77.
1st Alt. Mark Tarabochia, Astoria, OR, NT
 
*broke (#17 qualifier placed in field)

Final Lucas Oil Top Gun Full-Bodied Qualifying
1. Doug Watts, Syracuse UT, 7.084, 194.21.
2. Bob Israelson*, Lynnwood WA, 7.241, 195.35.
3. Jake Neibauer, Billings, 7.426, 184.57.
4. Brian Stief, Billings, 7.647, 177.44.
5. Jamie DenBesten, Lyman WY, 7.714, 182.62.
6. Cody Austin, Spring Creek, NV, 8.026, 180.00.
7. Steve Lambert, Boise, 8.03, 170.10.
8. Marty Castagno, Grantsville UT, 8.037, 168.22.
9. Judy Radford, Baker City OR, 8.112, 165.65.
10. Gene Kelly, Emmett, 8.271, 161.52.
11. Butch Warner, Surprise AZ, 8.278, 167.66.
12. Troy Hawker, Wellsville UT, 8.283, 164.41.
13. Cliff Mansfield, Odell, OR, 8.33, 163.72.
14. Tom Franks, Boise, 8.403, 157.86.
15. J.R. Streifel, Baker City, OR, 8.463, 161.46.
16. Brad Pattan, Emmett, 8.474, 163.22.
17. J.R. Streifel, Baker City, OR 8.56, 160.74
1st Alt. John Davison, Ogden, UT, 8.701, 157.12.
2nd Alt. Bill King, Sandy, OR, 8.511, 160.32.
3rd Alt. Tim Brown, Boise, 8.633, 156.46.
4th Alt. Marcus Steed, Chubbuck, 8.776, 155.65.
5th Alt. Bobby Barrett, Eagle, 9.355, 147.97.
 
*broke (#17 qualifier placed in field)


10/10/13

THURSDAY: MOLINARI AND WATTS EARN PROVISIONAL POLE POSITIONS IN LUCAS OIL TOP GUN SHOOTOUT FIELDS

Two rounds of qualifying in the Lucas Oil Top Gun Shootout have been completed at the NAPA Halloween Classic event. With one session left on Friday, both Shane Molinari and Doug Watts lead the Open Wheel and Full-Bodied qualifying sheets. Congratulations to Trevor Harkema (Super Roller), Jesse Sanderson (Hi Roller), Daren Jepperson (Gambler) and Jacob Wood (Sled/Bike) for sweeping titles on the first day of bonus race action.


Super Roller
Trevor Harkema, Hayden, .028, 7.73 (7.75 dial) 172.64 def. Gordon Boven, Boise, .019, 9.59 (9.63 dial) 129.05.
Semi-Larry Troudt, Emmett.
Quarter-Larry Saunders, Fruitland; Cheryl Wentz, Yakima, Wash.; Jason Thomas, Meridian.
Eighth-Dave Goff, Emmett; Cliff Mansfield, Odell, Ore.; Tom Bailey, Soda Springs; Justin Cooper, Medicine Lake, Wash.; Debbie Dawson, Sutherlin, Ore.

 
No Box Hi Roller
Jesse Sanderson, West Jordan, Utah, .006, 10.30 (10.30 dial) 124.60 def. Stan Deming, Nampa, .049, 10.53 (10.52 dial) 115.51.
Semi-Travis Hilton, Woodburn, Ore.; Ernest Raile, Lakewood, Colo.
Quarter-Jeff Bell, Meridian; Mick Alley, Eagle; Ricky Johnson, Ontario, Ore.; Rob Kennard, Redmond, Ore.
Eighth-Scott Parsons, Monroe, Utah; A.J. Armstrong, Star; Andy Strunk, Emmett; Randy Williamson, Boise; Michael Koch, Yakima, Wash.; Tyler Warman, Spokane, Wash.; Melissa Jarboe, New Plymouth; Chris Hall, Brigham City, Utah.

 
No Box Gambler
Daren Jepperson, Preston, .022, 12.26 (12.19 dial) 103.38 def. Brady Jesser, Boise, 11.37 (11.44 dial) 118.09.
Semi-Levi Burlile, Nampa; Marcia Randall, Emmett.
Quarter-Greg Buckert, Star; Phil Sielaff, Pine; Ryan Resinkin, Emmett; Ron Smith,
 

Sled/Bike Gambler
Jacob Wood, Meridian, .123, 9.16 (9.23 dial) 140.77 def. Craig Jensen, Chubbuck, 9.64 (9.75 dial) 126.20.
Semi-Brian Wilkening, Buffalo, Wyo.
Quarter-Liz Micheletty, Kuna; Mike Osmus, Caldwell.


Lucas Oil Top Gun Open-Wheel Qualifying (16 car field)
1. Shane Molinari, Battle Ground WA, 6.880 elapsed time, 200.49 miles per hour.
2. Steve Cook, Rexburg, 6.989, 191.73.
3. Dan Lafferty, Wendell, ID, 7.044, 190.79
4. Robert Tehle, Billings MT, 7.074, 192.55.
5. Cody Hiatt, Boise, 7.307, 182.88.
6. Tim Wallace, Meridian, 7.377, 180.36.
7. Blu Hayball, Fort Hall, 7.378, 181.96.
8. Matt Schoenfeld, Magna, UT, 7.39, 179.28.
9. Tom Clark, Spokane WA, 7.460, 180.18.
10. Jeff Evans, Spokane WA, 7.465, 183.97;
11. Tom Bailey, Soda Springs, 7.604, 175.30;
12. Paul Eddins, Rexburg, 7.713, 173.67
13. Curt Legerski, Rock Springs, WY, 8.153, 163.84.
14. Ken Nelson, Hayden, 8.877, 95.28.

Lucas Oil Top Gun Full-Bodied Qualifying (16 car field)
1. Doug Watts, Syracuse UT, 7.084, 194.21.
2. Bob Israelson, Lynnwood WA, 7.241, 195.35.
3. Jake Neibauer, Billings, 7.426, 184.57.
4. Brian Stief, Billings, 7.647, 177.44.
5. Jamie DenBesten, Lyman WY, 7.714, 182.62.
6. Marty Castagno, Grantsville UT, 8.037, 168.22.
7. Judy Radford, Baker City OR, 8.112, 165.65.
8. Steve Lambert, Boise, 8.154, 168.31.
9. Butch Warner, Surprise AZ, 8.278, 167.66.
10. Troy Hawker, Wellsville UT, 8.283, 164.41.
11. Tom Franks, Boise, 8.403, 157.86.
12. John Tiegen, Country GP No. 1 AB, 8.479, 160.54.
13. Brad Pattan, Emmett, 8.508, 162.68.
14. Bill King, Sandy OR, 8.511, 160.22.
15. J.R. Streifel, Baker City, OR 8.56, 160.74
16. John Davison, Ogden, UT, 8.701, 157.12.
 
17. John (Tim) Brown, Boise, 8.895, 150.30.
18. Cody Austin, Elk Mountain WY, 8.896, 144.00.
19. Bobby Barrett, Eagle, 9.355, 147.97.



10/09/13



QUICK PREVIEW: NAPA AUTO PARTS HALLOWEEN CLASSIC XX

A spectacular day greeted an overflow turnout of racers for the 20th Anniversary of the NAPA Halloween Classic. With more racers headed towards Firebird, there are already 11 states and 2 Canadian provinces represented in the exspansive pit area. Currently underway, the Fairly Reliable Bob's Club Championships are underway (after a full day of testing runs) with a trailer on the line to the overall champion.

WEDNESDAY: TROY MCDONALD EARNS TRAILER AT NAPA HALLOWEEN CLASSIC IN CLUB RUNOFF ON OPENING NIGHT

Troy McDonald with The A-Team scored the Fairly Reliable Bob’s Club Grand Championship at the NAPA Halloween Classic XX event at Firebird Raceway. Winning his second overall title and a brand new pull-along trailer, McDonald ran 14.48 elapsed time at 91.74 miles per hour to defeat Stephanie Meimann with Modern Rodders.
 
Gates open Thursday through Sunday at 9 am with racing continuing throughout each of the four remaining days of the event. Adult admission Thursday thru Sunday is $15, Kids 6-12 are $5 daily and 5 & under are free.


Club Grand Championships-Trailer Runoff
Troy McDonald, The A-Team, .026, 14.48 (14.44 dial) 91.74 def Stephanie Meimann, Modern Rodders, .122, 14.45 (14.50 dial) 97.53.
Semi-Mike Smith, Kuna Knuckle Draggers; Nathan  Aggen, Rock-It Racing.

Individual Club Champions
Duston Wurtz, Doorslammers
Rex Petersen, Valley Vettes
Earl McCullough, Melba Outlaws
Troy McDonald, The A-Team
Jason Squire, Venom Racing
Nathan Aggen, Rock-It Racing
Nick Marsala, The Barons
Carl Youngstrom, PSI Racing
Mike Osich, Down `n Dirty
Don Childers, DT Embroidery
Seth McLean, Mopars Unlimited
Rose Show, Naughty Girls
Stephanie Meimann, Modern Rodders
Justin Cirelli, Flyin’ Brick
Mike Smith, Kuna Knuckle Draggers

10/05/13



KIDD PERFORMANCE BEST OF DETROIT PRESENTED BY LARRY MILLER AND LES SCHWAB TIRES
 
Super Pro

Randy Williamson, .021, 9.37 (9.35 dial) 131.81 def. Sean Shaffer, .045, 9.75 (9.80 dial) 132.17.
Semi-Matt Compton.
Quarter-Ed Cutler; Dave Goff.
 
Best of Detroit Runoff
Bruce Compton, .005, 10.49 (10.47 dial) 119.58 def. Mark McDonald, .129, 11.32 (11.33 dial) 116.68.
Semi-Jeff Fetty; Steve Pyburn.

Chevy Cup
Jeff Fetty, .043, 14.66 (14.68 dial) 93.60 def. Dan Wilder, -.435, 11.28 (11.28 dial) 114.19.
Semi-Annett Shumway; Tom Davis.
Quarter-Steve Maneck; Kent Wilson; Maggie Watts.

Ford Cup
Steve Pyburn, .124, 9.81 (9.84 dial) 136.11 def. Randy Jewell, -.062 foul, 11.32 (10.40 dial) 84.12.
Semi-Nathan Aggen.
Quarter-Daniel Brown; Lucas Hull; Brent Borchers.

Mopar Cup
Mark McDonald, .063, 11.34 (11.34 dial) 114.35 def. Derryl Winters, .079, 13.20 (13.18 dial) 103.49.
Semi-Seth McLean.
Quarter-Stan Keller; Wiley Hinkle.

Buick-Olds-Pontiac Cup
Bruce Compton, .036, 10.51 (10.51 dial) 124.17 def. Scott Rowland, .066, 12.90 (12.94 dial) 99.73.
Semi-Chris Slate; Mike Smith.
Quarter-Byron Stewart; Tyson Young; Linda Rowland; Ashton Davis.

Street Bike
David Kletzien, .029, 9.43 (9.42 dial) 145.37 def. Duane Luchsinger, -.013, 10.05 (10.07 dial) 130.41.
Semi-Mark Sprague.
Quarter-Dave Allen; Gerard Stanberry; Liz Micheletty.

Junior Dragster
Wes Morris, .107, 7.94 (7.94 dial) 82.12 def. Michael Jaggers, -.013 foul, 8.52 (8.51 dial) 74.41.
Semi-Casey Compton; Rion Coates.
Quarter-Hannah VanderMeer; Paige Harris; Jessica Segura.