SC: Memphis Saturday summary

Qualifying Complete at Memphis Motorsports Park MEMPHIS, Tenn. (April 25, 2009). -- Pairings are set for Sunday's eliminations at Memphis Motorsports Park. This event is the second of six in South Central division competition, where racers ...

Qualifying Complete at Memphis Motorsports Park

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (April 25, 2009). -- Pairings are set for Sunday's eliminations at Memphis Motorsports Park. This event is the second of six in South Central division competition, where racers are striving to add valuable points in hopes of division and national championships. Categories contested include Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas, Super Street, as well as the division's Sunset RaceCraft Top Sportsman Series, TCI Comp Cams Top Dragster Series and NHRA Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley Davidson will also be run in conjunction with the event.

Joey Tanksley of Greenwell Springs, La., pieced together a nice run placing him at the top of the Comp Eliminator field. Shane Gray, Artesia, N.M., who won the division's opening event at Texas Motorplex, sits back in the No.8 slot going into eliminations. In the Super Stock field, Lloyd Wofford from Jonesboro, Ark., powered his '78 Volare to the No.1 qualifying position. Stuttgart, Ark., resident Dean Oliver rose to the top of Stock Eliminator field.

Other top qualifiers included Keith Raftery of Lake Charles, La., in the Sunset Racecraft's Top Sportsman category; Don Aydelott, Vernon, Texas, lead the TCI Comp Cams Top Dragster field; and David LeBlanc from Prairieville, La., earned the No.1 qualifying position in Harley Davidson's Sportsman Motorcycle.

Racing continues Sunday with gates opening at 7 a.m. and eliminations beginning at 9 a.m. General admission with a pit pass is $20 on Sunday and children 6 to 12 years old are $10. Children 5 and under are admitted free. For more information please call Memphis Motorsports Park, (901) 358-7223.

The following are Saturday's qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, South Central Division event at Memphis Motorsports Park:

COMP ELIMINATOR
1) Joey Tanksley, Greenwell Spgs, La., dragster, C/D, 6.833 seconds, -0.657 (under index)
2) Craig Bourgeois, Metairie, La., dragster, B/ND, 6.935, -0.615
3) Glen Treadwell, Sorrento, Fla., dragster, G/ED, 7.954, -0.606
4) David Rampy, Piedmont, Ala., '32 Bantam, A/EA, 7.290, -0.580
5) Adam Hickey, Hammond, La., '06 Cobalt, C/SMA, 8.254, -0.576
6) Jenny Treadwell, Mt. Plymouth, Fla., dragster, E/ED, 8.274, -0.576
7) Taylor Lastor, Cleveland, Tenn., '68 Camaro, A/SMA, 7.988, -0.572
8) Shane Gray, Artesia, N.M., '06 Stratus, B/A, 7.013, -0.547
9) Chase Williams, Carthage, Texas, '01 S-10, PST, 7.507, -0.503
10) Pete Carbery, Odessa, Texas, '07 Cobalt, B/A, 7.060, -0.500

SUPER STOCK
1) Lloyd Wofford, Jonesboro, Ark., '78 Volare, SS/JA, 10.034 seconds, -1.266 (under index)
2) Jack Huff, Nashville, Tenn., '85 Camaro, SS/KA, 10.291, -1.259
3) J. Adger Smith, Texarkana, Alaska, '86 Camaro, SS/DS, 9.978, -1.222
4) Bryan Chaney, Claremore, Okla., '92 Camaro, GT/GA, 10.000, -1.200
5) Shaun LeBlanc, Bartlett, Tenn., '88 Shelby, GT/A, 9.123, -1.177
6) Bobby Dennis, Shorter, Ala., '90 Calais, GT/IA, 10.348, -1.152
7) J.W. Hames, Madison, Miss., '89 Daytona, GT/IA, 10.351, -1.149
8) Jonathan Womack, Houston, Texas, '07 Cavalier, SS/BS, 8.803, -1.147
9) Byron Latino, Donaldsonville, La., '08 G5, SS/BS, 8.804, -1.146
10) Chris Chaney, Claremore, Okla., '02 Cavalier, GT/CA, 9.555, -1.145

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Dean Oliver, Stuttgart, Ark., '79 Malibu, K/SA, 11.658 seconds, -1.292 (under index)
2) Wade Owens, Cape Girardeau, Mo., '66 Chevelle, K/SA, 11.691, -1.259
3) Sammy Pizzolato, Houma, La., '69 Corvette, B/SA, 10.303, -1.247
4) S.E. Buchanan, Hot Springs, Ark., '67 Barracuda, F/SA, 10.961, -1.189
5) Slate Cummings, Hammond, La., '99 Firebird, B/SA, 10.400, -1.150
6) John Livingston, Murfreesboro, Tenn., '90 Camaro, J/SA, 11.601, -1.149
7) Sam Pourciau, Walker, La., '02 Camaro, B/SA, 10.402, -1.148
8) Butch Payne, Rome, Ga., '98 Firebird, E/SA, 10.863, -1.137
9) David Latino, Donaldsonville, La., '02 Firebird, A/SA, 10.194, -1.106
10) Billy Lynn, McRae, Ark., '79 Malibu, K/SA, 11.865, -1.085

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Keith Raftery, Lake Charles, La., '07 GTO, 6.502 seconds, 214.79 mph
2) Earl Folse, Raceland, La., '68 Camaro, 6.611, 210.05
3) Vince Hoda, Diamondhead, Miss., '00 Firebird, 6.756, 206.61
4) Allen Firestone, Velma, Okla., '01 Chevy, 6.851, 204.11
5) Jerry Holt, Collinsville, Okla., '08 GTO, 6.864, 203.12
6) Keith Haney, Broken Arrow, Okla., '09 GXP, 6.872, 202.21
7) Johnny Adkins, Linden, Tenn., '57 Chevy, 6.967, 198.15
8) Rip Dennis, Florence, Miss., '99 S-10, 7.016, 197.36
9) Corey Glidewell, Corinth, Miss., '95 Cutlass, 7.150, 190.22
10) Mark Pickens, Germantown, Tenn., '07 GTO, 7.162, 193.99

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Don Aydelott, Vernon, Texas, dragster, 6.429 seconds, 216.45 mph
2) Brandon Chauvin, Gonzales, La., dragster, 6.616, 203.22
3) Keith Raftery, Lake Charles, La., dragster, 6.701, 201.46
4) Howard Mc Cullar, McAlester, Okla., dragster, 6.725, 197.59
5) Dennis Kline, Athens, Ala., dragster, 6.752, 199.46
6) Brett Patterson, Heath, Texas, dragster, 6.773, 202.33
7) Allen Constantine, La Place, La., dragster, 6.793, 199.70
8) Jerry Holt, Collinsville, Okla., dragster, 6.808, 200.08
9) David Strain, Kenner, La., dragster, 6.816, 198.26
10) Mark Jones, Marrero, La., dragster, 6.836, 201.82

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE
1) David LeBlanc, Prairieville, La., '91 Suzuki, ETMX, 0.000 seconds reaction time
2) Rob Bennett, Lucas, Texas, '07 Suzuki, ETMX, 0.000
3) Craig Treble, Harvey, La., '01 Suzuki, ETMX, 0.001
4) Michael Nash, Texarkana, Texas, '83 Honda, ETMX, 0.005
5) James Enloe, Prairieville, La., '86 Suzuki, ETMX, 0.007
6) Raegan Gentili, Crosby, Texas, '83 Suzuki, ETMX, 0.007
7) David Latino, Donaldsonville, La., '05 Suzuki, ETMX, 0.007
8) Todd Blanchard, Napoleonville, La., '91 Honda, ETMX, 0.007
9) Ben Brown, Irving, Texas, '04 Hayabusa, ETMX, 0.011
10) Rich Gentili, Humble, Texas, '83

-credit: nhra

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