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HAMILTON, Ohio -- Flintstone, Ga.’s Kent Massey was among winners at the IHRA Snap-on Tools World Championship Series race held May 16-17 at Tri-State Dragway. Massey covered the 1/8-mile in 5.05 seconds at 107.11 miles per hour, to post the...

HAMILTON, Ohio -- Flintstone, Ga.’s Kent Massey was among winners at the IHRA Snap-on Tools World Championship Series race held May 16-17 at Tri-State Dragway. Massey covered the 1/8-mile in 5.05 seconds at 107.11 miles per hour, to post the win over Cincinnati’s Jeff Leach. Leach ran 5.15/136.93 in his dragster.

Milford’s Jim Pauckner was the Top Sportsman winner. Pauckner drove his ’57 Chevrolet to a run of 5.25/131.79 to defeat Joe Ballog, of Wyandotte, who ran 5.01/141.77 in his 1990 Beretta. Mike Lyons of Garden City, Mich. earned the Modified victory. Lyons went 4.956/129.16 in his dragster. Coy Cavins of Connersville, Ind. was the runnerup with a pass of 5.744/120.46.

In the rod classes, Terry Spurlock of Wilmington bested category rookie Steve Furr in 5.70-index Quick Rod competition; Continental’s Mark Hazelton earned the 6.40-index Super Rod win over Nick Smallwood; and Mike Kruger of Olmstead outran Ronnie Maggart for the 7.00-index Hot Rod title.

In Super Stock Mark Chaney of West Chester claimed the final round win over Circleville’s Dale Mineer.

David Mercer of Benton, Ill. was the Stock winner, taking the final round win light over Terry Nolen. (-end-)

Tri-State WCS Results...

Top Dragster: (Win) Kent Massey, Flintstone, Ga., 5.051/107.11 (R/U) Jeff Leach, Cincinnati, Ohio, 5.15/136.93 Top Sportsman: (Win) Jim Pauckner, Milford, Ohio, 5.259/131.79 (R/U) Joe Ballog, Wyandotte, Ohio, 5.018/141.77 Modified: (Win) Mike Lyons, Garden City, Mich., 4.956/129.16 (R/U) Coy Cavins, Connersville, Ind., 5.744/120.46 Quick Rod: (Win) Terry Spurlock, Wilmington, Ohio, 5.719/127.20 (R/U) Steve Furr, Harrisburg, N.C., 5.699/130.93 Super Rod: (Win) Mark Hazelton, Continental, Ohio, 6.407/104.60 (R/U) Nick Smallwood, Dalbarton,W.Va., 6.432/113.13 Hot Rod: (Win) Mike Kruger, Olmstead, Ohio, 7.025/108.32 (R/U) Ronnie Maggart, Carthage, Tenn., 6.992/101.05 Super Stock: (Win) Mark Chaney, West Chester, Ohio, 6.750/100.41 (R/U) Dale Mineer, Circleville, Ohio, 6.494/101.04 Stock: (Win) David Mercer, Benton, Ill., 8.386/79.85 (R/U) Terry Nolen, Hendersonville, Tenn., 7.635/85.72

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