Romine takes two of three from Muldowney at the Legendâ€™s of Drag Racing STANTON, MI -- Reigning IHRA Top Fuel World Champion Paul Romine and his CARQUEST team won a special three round match race against Shirley Muldowney, May 9th and 10th...
Romine takes two of three from Muldowney at the Legend’s of Drag Racing
STANTON, MI -- Reigning IHRA Top Fuel World Champion Paul Romine and his CARQUEST team won a special three round match race against Shirley Muldowney, May 9th and 10th at the Legend’s of Drag Racing at the Mid-Michigan Motorplex, Stanton, MI.
In the opening round of competition Saturday, Romine cut a .466 reaction time to Muldowney’s .493 and stormed to a 4.856/279.15 winning time to the her 4.942/293.06.
Round two took place Saturday night under the lights and the Action Collectibles sponsored dragster of Muldowney revenged her earlier loss with a 4.889/246.30 victorious run to Romine’s engine destroying 5.093/233.16.
Tied 1-1, Romine and Muldowney squared off Sunday afternoon in a Mother’s Day battle. Muldowney gained a .014 hole shot off the starting line, but the Clayton Harris power for Romine guided him past the three-time World Champion with a 4.894/288.16 to Muldowney’s 4.967/288.27, a margin of victory at the finish line of .059.
Romine and Muldowney will next face each other Saturday, May 23 at the CARQUEST Fox Hunt at Norwalk Raceway Park . NHRA stars Cristen Powell and Gary Scelzi will join them at the event in a NHRA vs. IHRA two round match race that will be tape-delayed and shown at a later date on ESPN2.
Legend’s of Drag Racing recap ROUND 1, Saturday, May 9, 7 p.m. Romine .466 .847 2.192 3.201 247.86 4.074 4.856/279.15 Muldowney .493 .889 2.255 3.288 239.87 4.179 4.942/293.06
ROUND 2, Saturday, May 9, 9:30 p.m. Romine .456 .842 N/A 5.093/233.16 Muldowney .461 .845 2.163 4.889/246.30
ROUND 3, Sunday, May 10, 2:32 p.m. Romine .516 .889 2.228 3.243 245.03 4.123 4.894/286.16