NC: Stanton Saturday notes

Pairings Set for Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at Mid Michigan STANTON, Mich. (July 11, 2009) -- The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series takes over Mid Michigan Motorplex for a jam packed two day event. The race is the fourth of six on the division...

Pairings Set for Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at Mid Michigan

STANTON, Mich. (July 11, 2009) -- The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series takes over Mid Michigan Motorplex for a jam packed two day event. The race is the fourth of six on the division calendar and will feature drivers in eight categories vying for points leading to divisional and national championships. Final qualifying is complete and the pairings are set for Sunday's eliminations.

Bruno Massel of Woodbridge, Ill., grabbed the No.1 qualifying position in Comp Eliminator. The West Central division racer has picked up two divisional wins so far this season including a win last month at Route 66 Raceway.

Other top qualifying times were posted by Rich South, Pataskala, Ohio, in Super Stock and Dave Campolito out of Salem, Ohio, in Stock Eliminator. The Dart Top Sportsman No.1 qualifier was Ricky Adkins, Milan, Mich., and Mark Harmon from Sunman, Ind., lead the Spitzer Race Cars Top Dragster class running just under 200 mph.

Racing continues Sunday with gates opening at 8 a.m. Eliminations will begin at 9 a.m.

General Admission with a pit pass is $25 on Sunday. Children 6 to 12 years old are $5 each and kids 5 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. For more information please call Mid-Michigan Motorplex, (989) 762-5043 or visit www.MidMichMotorplex.com.

The following are Saturday's final qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, North Central Division event at Mid-Michigan Motorplex:

COMP ELIMINATOR
1) Bruno Massel, Woodbridge, Ill., '08 Cobalt, DD/AT, 7.265 seconds, -0.615 (under index)
2) Arnie Martel, Tewksbury, Mass., '07 GTO, D/AA, 7.737, -0.543
3) Jason Coan, Greentown, Ind., '32 Bantam, G/EA, 8.345, -0.535
4) Brian Browell, Lafayette, Ind., dragster, D/D, 7.300, -0.510
5) Robert Bailey, Wabash, Ind., dragster, A/ED, 6.709, -0.491
6) Fred Allen, Winamac, Ind., '34 Chevy, C/SR, 8.635, -0.485
7) Greg Kamplain, Brownsburg, Ind., dragster, C/DA, 7.112, -0.458
8) John Frech, Warren, Ohio, dragster, F/D, 8.183, -0.457
9) Richard Barga, Sidney, Ohio, '09 Accord, CC/AT, 7.399, -0.371
10) Jerry Arnold, Kalamazoo, Mich., dragster, G/ED, 8.199, -0.361

SUPER STOCK
1) Rich South, Pataskala, Ohio, '05 Sunfire, GT/EA, 9.819 seconds, -1.131 (under index)
2) Tom Sheehan, Belle Vernon, Pa., '00 Sebring, GT/IA, 10.447, -1.053
3) Charlie Westcott, Parma, Mich., '68 Barracuda, SS/AH, 8.704, -1.046
4) Gene McBean, Chardon, Ohio, '95 Mustang, GT/BA, 9.520, -1.030
5) Ricky Decker, Charlestown, Ind., '94 Camaro, GT/FA, 10.098, -1.002
6) Garrett Ghezzi, Dolton, Ill., '69 AMX, SS/MA, 11.170, -0.980
7) Zack Running, Lapeer, Mich., '84 Cutlass, GT/JA, 10.634, -0.966
8) Kyle Jeltema, Jenison, Mich., '88 Thunderbird, GT/D, 9.684, -0.966
9) Arnie Martel, Tewksbury, Mass., '08 Cobalt, SS/BS, 8.993, -0.957
10) Chuck Nagy, Niagara falls, Ont., '02 Sonoma, GT/TB, 10.194, -0.956

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Dave Campolito, Salem, Ohio, '96 Caprice, R/SA, 12.776 seconds, -1.574 (under index)
2) Chuck Beach, Delaware, Ohio, '68 Barracuda, G/SA, 11.132, -1.168
3) David Horn, Decatur, Ill., '77 Trans Am, H/SA, 11.326, -1.124
4) Sam Hamod, Hobart, Ind., '90 Firebird, I/SA, 11.496, -1.104
5) David Walther, Lanesville, Ind., '69 Camaro, G/S, 11.101, -1.099
6) Nick Folk, Durand, Ill., '99 Camaro, B/SA, 10.499, -1.051
7) Bruce Witherspoon, Lansing, Mich., '90 Corvette, G/SA, 11.258, -1.042
8) Bill Lent, Norton Shores, Mich., '97 Firebird, O/SA, 12.422, -1.028
9) Mary Meints, Panama City Bch, Fla., '86 Camaro, G/SA, 11.281, -1.019
10) Jeff Taylor, Sellersburg, Ind., '69 Camaro, C/SA, 10.693, -1.007

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Ricky Adkins, Milan, Mich., '57 Bel Air, 7.079 seconds, 189.27 mph
2) Brian Tiffe, Middleburg Hts, Ohio, '93 Lumina, 7.093, 185.26
3) Chris Nyerges, Burton, Ohio, '00 Firebird, 7.103, 183.41
4) Jimmy Fallon, Trenton, Ohio, '63 Corvette, 7.155, 187.85
5) Jeff Sexton, Fairborn, Ohio, '03 Cavalier, 7.158, 188.04
6) Jerry Albert, Avon, Ohio, '97 Camaro, 7.192, 193.54
7) Tim Molnar, Seville, Ohio, '02 Grand Am, 7.326, 188.79
8) Scott Wasko, Columbia Stn, Ohio, '94 Lumina, 7.371, 186.14
9) Richard Motcyka, Kalamazoo, Mich., '94 Thunderbird, 7.425, 181.01
10) William Gibson, Steger, Ill., '01 Grand Am, 7.506, 183.00

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Mark Harmon, Sunman, Ind., dragster, 6.726 seconds, 199.77 mph
2) John Coughlin, Delaware, Ohio, dragster, 6.792, 199.86
3) Jerry Powell II, Kokomo, Ind., dragster, 6.920, 195.39
4) James Monroe, Bloomington, Ind., dragster, 6.922, 194.55
5) Pascal Lecompte, New Baltimore, Mich., dragster, 6.932, 194.09
6) Rick Forish, New Palestine, Ind., dragster, 6.947, 192.84
7) Bo Layne, Terre Haute, Ind., dragster, 6.977, 191.00
8) Richard Motycka, Kalamazoo, Mich., dragster, 6.991, 185.37
9) Troy Waterstraat, Taylor, Mich., dragster, 7.076, 189.39
10) Jeffrey Brown, Marysville, Ohio, dragster, 7.095, 183.44

-credit: nhra

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