The Funny Car
final paired up the newly crowned 2016 Funny Car Champion, Kris
Krabill and the ever tough Jason Rupert.
banked three thousands on the tree but it was wiped out by the
100' mark Rupert was marching away.
shut off early and that was that.
put an exclamation mark on his bad ass weekend with a 5.592 at
and some of his guys came over to congratulate Team Rupert &
Littlefield. Class act.
The Top Fuel
final pitted the two quickest cars in the field, the #1 &
#2 qualifiers. Jim Murphy and Tony Bartone and this one was for
all the marbles.
Who ever won
would capture not only the CHRR title but also the 1916 Top Fuel
Bartone got a
big starting line advantage and went on to an easy win, as Murphy
experienced a broken fuel line at the hit (see photos) and as
it got worse he was forced to shut off.
a time slip reading 5.600 at 247.25 it was game, set and match
I was told that
before round two was run that there were only four cars that
could make the call. The four cars decided that the winner of
the class would be the car that ran closest to six seconds.
out was Ron Hope and Shawn Callen.
carded a 6.281 230.21
pair was Kyle Hogue and Jason Richey.
6.222 at 229.94 was closest to 6.00 so he was declared the AA/FA
The ProMod title
went to Bret Williamson over Jay Diedrich. Williamson got the
easy win, as Diedrich went red by -0.021.
In A/Fuel the
fans saw a great race between Drew Austin and Kin Bates. Both
drivers had solid leaves.
Austin took the
narrow win with a 6.198 at 219.47 with Bates right there with
a 6.204 at 217.63. Austin's MOV: 0.0100 seconds (approximately
Molea scored his first major AA/GS win when Howard Anderson failed
The Jr. Fuel
trophy went to Alan Hull over J.D. Zink. Just one thousands difference
to their dial ins. A great five light for Hull gave him the win.
The NE-1 win
went to Hans Jakob over Scott Corbett. Just five thousands difference
in their ET's and Jakob took the eleven foot win.
The 7.0 Pro final
featured Allen Taylor in his Ford roaders and Dave Rosenberg
in Bruce Dyda's dragster. Taylor took a holeshot win with a 7.071
at 183.72 over Rosenberg's quicker 7.060 194.97. MOV: 0.0140
seconds (approximately 4 feet).
A/Gas was won
by Keith Morovich in a close one over Brendon Frye. Just 0.002
difference in their ET's with Morovich getting the close win.
MOV: 0.0130 seconds (approximately 3 feet).
Geezer Gassers class went to Greg Porter who cut a 0.005 light
ub in beating Kirk Dupre for the trophy.
In a wheels up
fianl it was Bob Moreland who made it to the winners circle with
his win over Ken Godsey.