Cordova Larry Snyder Story

Snyder’s Domination Of Super Eliminator Ends In The Semi-Finals Of The IHRA Amalie Oil Summer Nationals CORDOVA, ILL.-- Super Eliminator racer Larry Snyder made a promise to himself at the conclusion of the 1999 season. The veteran junior ...

Snyder’s Domination Of Super Eliminator Ends In The Semi-Finals Of The IHRA Amalie Oil Summer Nationals

CORDOVA, ILL.-- Super Eliminator racer Larry Snyder made a promise to himself at the conclusion of the 1999 season. The veteran junior dragster parts supplier vowed that he would pace the fledgling professional class in both terms of performance and points acquisition. Snyder has proved to be a man of his word. He had won every single round of competition ranging from the first round of the first event to the semi-finals of the recently completed IHRA Amalie Oil Summer Nationals in Cordova, Ill.

“Hey, it was a good run up until this point,” explained Snyder. “There is only so much you can do as a driver when your car breaks. We will let this further inspire us to push our machinery even harder next event.”

Snyder has been a terror in qualifying as well, pacing every event including this one. A 6.167/220.04 during qualifying on Friday was enough clout for the Super Eliminator points leader to sit out the third session to conserve parts. He failed to improve during the evening session and was scheduled to face Ryan Kaintz in the opening round.

Snyder had an easy first two rounds of as he singled in the first round of competition when Kaintz could not make the first round call due to breakage and was further awarded the bye run due to an uneven amount in the quarter-finals. He stormed to a 6.193/219.51 in the opening round and fell off of the pace in the second round with a 6.552/200.41.

The semi-finals pulled a shocker as the radical supercharged altered of Terry Munroe pulled the upset and stopped Snyder with a 6.535/179.97. Snyder was considerably off-pace and accepted defeat with a 6.593/208.17.

Snyder and his Snyder Motorsports Team plans to continue their championship conquest at the IHRA CARQUEST Empire Nationals in Leicester, NY, July 9-11. Snyder, along with each Super Eliminator contestant, will be afforded four qualifying runs during the course of the event and the quickest sixteen entries will compete in final eliminations on Sunday. This event will be televised on ESPN2 with the dates TBA in an upcoming issue of Drag Review.

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