Hallsville: Jay Meyer Set on Clinching Division 4 Title

HALLSVILLE, Tex - Federal Mogul Dragster driver Jay Meyer will once again set his sights on clinching the Division 4 Championship at the re-running of the rained out Division 4 Federal Mogul Drag Racing Series event at Hallsville Raceway in ...

HALLSVILLE, Tex - Federal Mogul Dragster driver Jay Meyer will once again set his sights on clinching the Division 4 Championship at the re-running of the rained out Division 4 Federal Mogul Drag Racing Series event at Hallsville Raceway in Hallsville, Texas. The Freeport, Texas native last won the title in 1986.

The only other driver left in contention mathematically is Troy Buff of Spring, Texas. Buff trails Meyer in points with his 170 points to Meyer's 340. If Buff does not win, and keep Meyer from reaching the finals, Meyer clinches the championship. Meyer has won all four Division 4 races this year, beating Buff in the finals of two of them. If that circumstance did arise, Buff must win two races out of Division 4, and the Division 4 closer at Thunder Valley Raceway in Noble, Oklahoma in September, and hope that Meyer does not make the finals at any other division races.

Meyer plans to stick with the same gameplan that has gained him five wins on the year, his coined, "conservative/aggressive attack."

Meyer said, "We are going to go into Hallsville and try to clinch the Division, and bring home another win. Our Crew-Chief Stacy MacLemore will be back with us, so that will help us tremendously. Were just want to go out there and do what we have been doing all year, stay consistent, and be aggressive, just not too aggressive and overstep our bounds."

If Meyer is able to win, it will be his fifth divisional win on the year, giving him a perfect division record of five races (you can only claim the best five out of eight division races towards your final point standings). It will also give him the points lead back from defending three time Champion Santos.

"Those guys are tough [Santos]," said Meyer. "We are going to go to the All-star Race at Columbus in June, then after that we will just have to see how the money goes until the end of the year when the races come back to our side of the country."

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Series NHRA
Drivers Troy Buff