Cordova Friday summary

DAVENPORT RESIDENT SPEER TOP QUALIFIER AT CORDOVA DRAGWAY'S NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES EVENT CORDOVA, Ill. -- The opening day of qualifying at the Summer Showdown presented by Matco Tools, a round of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag ...

DAVENPORT RESIDENT SPEER TOP QUALIFIER AT CORDOVA DRAGWAY'S NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES EVENT

CORDOVA, Ill. -- The opening day of qualifying at the Summer Showdown presented by Matco Tools, a round of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, at Cordova Dragway concluded with Davenport's Don Speer setting the pace in Top Dragster. Thomas Schmidt, Lindstrom, Minn., is the No. 1 qualifier in Comp Eliminator and Ron Roddel, Sioux Falls, S.D., leads the Super Stock class. The top qualifier in Stock Eliminator is Marty Buth, Freeport, Ill., and Tim Kirman, Morris, Ill., outran the Top Sportsman competitors.

Racing continues Saturday at Cordova Dragway Park. Gates open at 7 a.m. Final qualifying and time trials are slated from 8 a.m. to noon. Comp Eliminator, Top Dragster and Top Sportsman will have a final qualifying pass at 11 a.m. Eliminations for all classes start at noon.

Tickets are $16. Children are $5 and kids 5 and under are admitted free with a paid adult.

Cordova Dragway is located 3 miles north of Cordova on Route 84; 10 miles north of I-80, exit 1. For more information call the track, (309) 654-2110, or visit www.CordovaDrag.com.

-credit: nhra

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Drivers Thomas Schmid