New Jersey Racers Dominate Atco ATCO, N.J. (October 5, 2009) -- After an extended weekend of competition at Atco Raceway, the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event is in the books. Northeast division racers completed the season long seven...
New Jersey Racers Dominate Atco
ATCO, N.J. (October 5, 2009) -- After an extended weekend of competition at Atco Raceway, the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event is in the books. Northeast division racers completed the season long seven event series early Monday, in hopes of obtaining divisional and national championships. New Jersey residents came out swinging, claiming four of the eight categories including Anthony Fetch of Belleville in Stock; Thomas Slater of Colonia, in Super Comp; Tom Stalba from Williamstown, in Super Gas; and Stephen Sisko Jr of Iselin, in Super Street.
With his second victory of the season, Anthony Fetch extended his division lead in the Stock Eliminator category. Slater defeated Atco local Jack Donnelly in Super Comp for his second win and is making a last minute surge at the division championship. In Super Stock, Tim Worner of Duncannon, Pa., drove his '88 Cutlass into the winner's circle.
The Comp Eliminator win light went to Sal Biondo of Maspeth, N.Y., logging his second divisional victory of the year. This is a major win for Biondo, who still has an outside shot of the championship. In the division's Top Sportsman category, Smithfield, R.I., resident Wayne Horton grabbed the win in his '00 Chevy S-10. Jerry Thomas out of Alburtis, Pa., picked up the Top Dragster Wally trophy with a 7.143 second, 187.65 mph pass.
Northeast competitors still have the ability to obtain points leading to divisional and national championships at three remaining events which are scattered in other divisions across the country.
The following are Monday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northeast Division LODRS 1-7 at Atco Raceway:
Sal Biondo, Maspeth, N.Y., '93 Beretta, I/AA, 8.662, 123.45 def. Dave Yediny, Nazareth, Pa., '71 Opel GT, L/A, foul.
Tim Worner, Duncannon, Pa., '88 Cutlass, GT/JA, 10.638, 117.04 def. Anthony Bertozzi, Ashland, Va., '09 Cobalt, SS/AS, 9.124, 147.31.
Anthony Fetch, Belleville, N.J., '68 Camaro, E/SA, 11.263, 108.73 def. Dustan Lowell, Kensington, N.H., '72 Duster, F/SA, 10.911, 110.06.
Thomas Slater, Colonia, N.J., dragster, 8.910, 165.60 def. Jack Donnelly, Atco, N.J., dragster, 8.922, 169.44.
Tom Stalba, Williamstown, N.J., '63 Corvette, 9.898, 152.23 def. George Donhauser, Bel Air, Md., '79 Arrow, 9.885, 150.33.
Stephen Sisko Jr, Iselin, N.J., '04 S-10, 10.877, 130.29 def. Mark Kelley, Southampton, Pa., '89 Corvette, 10.870, 132.18.
Wayne Horton, Smithfield, R.I., '00 S-10, 7.867, 172.12 def. Jeff Brooks, Fredericksburg, Va., '51 Henry J, 6.882, 200.29.
Jerry Thomas, Alburtis, Pa., dragster, 7.143, 187.65 def. Jeff Serra, Reinholds, Pa., dragster, 7.028, 179.37.