SC: Series division finals Saturday summary

RACE OF CHAMPIONS WINNERS CROWNED AT SOUTH CENTRAL DIVISION SUMMIT FINALS ENNIS, Texas (Oct. 10, 2009) -- Racing is complete for the day at the NHRA Summit Racing Series South Central Division Finals at Texas Motorplex. Competitors had one time...

RACE OF CHAMPIONS WINNERS CROWNED AT SOUTH CENTRAL DIVISION SUMMIT FINALS

ENNIS, Texas (Oct. 10, 2009) -- Racing is complete for the day at the NHRA Summit Racing Series South Central Division Finals at Texas Motorplex. Competitors had one time trial before beginning first round of eliminations. The top points earners from each track also ran in the Race of Champions, a race within a race.

Albert Rodriguez of Edinburg, Texas, racing for Edinburg Int'l Racetrack, scored the win the Electronics category, beating Justin Albritton of West Monroe, La., who was unable to make the call. In the No Electronics class, Colton Vassar, of Kennedale, Texas, representing Texas Raceway, drove his '82 Malibu to the winner's circle, defeating Houston Raceway Park racer Jay Robinson of Santa Fe, Texas, who wheeled his '73 Nova. The winner in the High School Race of Champions was Dylan King of Norman, Okla., racing for Thunder Valley Raceway. He ousted Ashley Lawson, Blossom, Texas, running for Paris Dragstrip.

In other racing action, in the Track Manager's race, Edinburg Int'l Racetrack's Isaac Ebrom knocked out the manager for Texas Raceway, Jeff Hefler.

Eliminations in the NHRA Summit Racing Series South Central Division Finals continue Sunday. Racers in six classes will compete for team and individual honors.

Following are the Race of Champions results from the NHRA South Central Division Summit Racing Series Finals:

ELECTRONICS
Albert Rodriguez, Edinburg, Texas, Edinburg Int'l Racetrack, dragster, took the green light def. Justin Albritton, W. Monroe, La., Twin City Dragway, dragster, broke

NO ELECTRONICS
Colton Vassar, Kennedale, Texas, Texas Raceway, '82 Malibu, 7.784, 86.04 def. Jay Robinson, Santa Fe, Texas, Houston Raceway Park, '73 Nova, 7.048, 96.48

HIGH SCHOOL
Dylan King, Norman, Okla., Thunder Valley Raceway Park, '66 Chevelle, 8.248, 79.50 def. Ashley Lawson, Blossom, Texas, Paris Dragstrip, '90 Mustang, 8.408, 80.51

MANAGER'S RACE
Isaac Ebrom, Edinburg, Texas, Edinburg Int'l Racetrack, '04 Ram, 10.251, 67.54 def. Jeff Hefler, Ft. Worth, Texas, Texas Raceway, '72 Chevette, 11.365, 58.26

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