WATSON AND VEHORN WIN AT ORP INDIANAPOLIS (July 2, 2007) The first race of the VP Fuels E. T. Bracket Series for the month of July is in the history books and new names placed at the top of the pack when the activities concluded. In the ...
WATSON AND VEHORN WIN AT ORP
INDIANAPOLIS (July 2, 2007) The first race of the VP Fuels E. T. Bracket Series for the month of July is in the history books and new names placed at the top of the pack when the activities concluded. In the Automotion Racecars Pro Class it was Don Vehorn of McCordsville, IN defeating Josh Netherton; in the Joe Barszcz Super Pro class it was Jim Watson of Bainbridge, IN, besting Mike Lourash.
Vehorn posted a pass of 6.575 seconds at 101.07mph and a reaction time of .024 to the losing run of Netherton who went 6.264 seconds at 107.43 mph with a reaction time .049. Watson had a pass of 7.488 seconds at 88.84 mph with a reaction time of .008 and Lourash red lit.
"It was great to see all the racers at the track this weekend leading up to a busy holiday weekend," said Bruce Bachelder, ORP dragstrip consultant.
On Sunday the Joe Barszcz Super Pro, Automotion Racecars Pro, Rightway Automotive Sportsman, United Construction Super Pro Bike and ORP Junior Dragsters were contested during the course of the day. Watson took top honors in the Joe Barszcz Vehorn won the Automotion Racecars Pro Class; Shane Simpson won the Rightway Automotive Sportsman Class; Mariah Rae Carlisle won the United Construction Super Pro Bike Class; and Austin Carter won the ORP Jr. Dragster category. Marc Patton won the Brickers Pub best Reaction Time award and the MPH Best Package award went to Derrick Shryock with a reaction time of .001, a dial in of 6.94 and ET of 6.942 with a .003 package. Three non-points awarded races were held on Sunday as well. Jack Dorsett won the Schmidt Competition Engines Quick 16, Brad Paddack won the United Construction Best Pro 8 and Jerry Stamps took home the Stephenson Family Motorsports Sportsman Best 8.
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