US Junior Drag Heartland Park results 2004-09-04

Team Epperson Doubles Up at Heartland Park Topeka Junior Drag Race Series TOPEKA, Kansas -- Shelbie and Shaley Epperson of Silver Lake, Kan. each took home wins during Saturday night's Heartland Park Topeka Junior Drag Race Series presented...

Team Epperson Doubles Up at Heartland Park Topeka Junior Drag Race Series

TOPEKA, Kansas -- Shelbie and Shaley Epperson of Silver Lake, Kan. each took home wins during Saturday night's Heartland Park Topeka Junior Drag Race Series presented by McGee Race Cams and Motivational Tubing.

Shelbie claimed the Junior Dragster "C" category (8-9 year olds) with a final round victory over Camryn Stallbaumer (Wakarusa, Kan.) after Stallbaumer broke out. Epperson's 13.512 elapsed time (E.T.) on a 13.47 second dial-in took the win light when Stallbaumer went 13.826 seconds on a 13.90 second dial.

Shelbie's older sister, Shaley, was just 15 one-thousandths off her dial-in of 9.14, going 9.155 at 70.15 seconds to defeat Michelle Cobb (Odessa, MO) in the final round of the Junior Dragster "B" category (10-12 year olds.) Cobb dialed-in at 9.00 seconds, and had an elapsed time of 9.046 seconds.

Landon Stallbaumer (Wakarusa, Kan.) went to his second consecutive final round of the Junior Drag Race Series, and was victorious in the Junior Dragster "A" class (13-17 year olds) on Saturday. Stallbaumer's final round 9.335 E.T. at 67.54 MPH defeated Alex Hefner (Topeka, Kan.), who went 8.088 seconds at 78.95 MPH.

The final Heartland Park Topeka Junior Drag Race Series event will be contested on Saturday, Sept. 11 at Topeka's hometown racetrack. Gates open at 5 p.m., with racing scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

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