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CECIL COUNTY DRAGWAY HOST NHRA LUCAS OIL SERIES

RISING SUN, MD – NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Northeast division arrives at Cecil County Dragway for the Northeast Shootout on August 17-19. The event is one of 44 scheduled across the country where drivers in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series earn points leading to divisional and national championships as well as a chance at a share of the year-end purse of more than $519,000. Categories include Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The division’s MXI/Magnaflux Top Dragster and Top Sportsman Series’ presented by Select Performance will run in conjunction with the event along with the Ultimax Pro Stock Snowmobile

Gates at Cecil County Dragway open at 8 a.m. each day. Qualifying and time trials are Friday at 9 a.m. and Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Comp Eliminator qualify Friday at 2 and 6 p.m. and Saturday at 10:00 with eliminations beginning at 11:30. The Top Dragster and Top Sportsman qualify on Friday and Saturday morning with round one of eliminations on Saturday at 6 p.m. Eliminations for all classes continue Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Round two of Top Dragster and Top Sportsman will start at 11 a.m.

Tickets for Cecil County Dragway are $20 Friday, $20 Saturday and $20 Sunday. Children 7 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. For more information call Cecil County Dragway, (410) 287-5486, or visit www.CecilCountyDragway.com.

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PACIFIC RACEWAYS WILL HOST THE LUCAS OIL REGIONAL PRESENTED BY LES SCHWAB TIRES

KENT, WA – The Lucas Oil Regional presented by Les Schwab Tires will take place at Pacific Raceways on August 17-19. The event is one of 44 scheduled across the country where drivers in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series earn points leading to divisional, regional and national championships as well as a chance at a share of the year-end purse of more than $519,000. Categories include Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car, Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The division’s JBS Top Sportsman Series and RAD Top Dragster Series will also run in conjunction with the event along with Sportsman Motorcycle.

Gates at Pacific Raceways open at 7 a.m. Friday and Saturday, and Sunday at 8 a.m. Qualifying and time trials begin at 9:15 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Comp Eliminator qualify Friday at noon and 3 p.m. and Saturday at 11:45 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car qualify Friday at 5:30 p.m. and Saturday at noon and 3:30 p.m. Eliminations for some classes begin Saturday afternoon and continue Sunday at 9:15 a.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car run round 1 at noon on Sunday.

Tickets for the Pacific Raceways event are $20 Friday, $20 Saturday and $20 Sunday. Children ages 6-12 are $5 each day. Children 5 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. All tickets include a Pit Pass.

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LOCAL DRIVERS SCORE IN THE THUNDER AT THE LAKES

BRAINERD, MN. – The NHRA West Central division’s Lucas Oil Drag Series event, Thunder at the Lakes in Brainerd International Raceway, Brainerd, Minn., concluded Sunday evening. Minnesota racers Chris Bishop, Christopher Hess, Larry Wiebusch, Henry Wiebusch, and Jimmy Paulson rounded out winner’s circle with their teams.

Bishop of Grand Rapids took the starting line against Kevin Burnett, Parker, Colo., in the Super Comp final round. Burnett signaled the redlight, handing Bishop the victory. Bishop ran 8.879 seconds, 157.34 mph.

In the Super Gas championship round, Hess, hailing from Spicer went toe-to-to with Devin Isenhower, Lebanon, Ind. Hess got the win light running 9.916 seconds, 165.11 mph, as Isenhower broke out attempting to catch him,

Larry Wiebusch, of Anoka, had an easy route to victory in Super Street as his opponent Austin Siemers, Milaca, Minn., had mechanical issues and was not able to make to the starting line. Wiebusch ran 11.088 seconds, 107.29 mph. Wiesbusch was joined in winner’s circle by his uncle, Henry Wiebusch of Andover. Henry upended Ross Laris, Raceland, La., in the Fineline Graphics & Madcap Racing Top Dragster final round running 7.631 seconds, 136.84 mph as Laris turned on the red light.

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BRAINERD INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY RUMBLES WITH THE THUNDER AT THE LAKES

BRAINERD, MN – Brainerd International Raceway hosts the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series West Central Division for Thunder at the Lakes on August 11-12. The event is one of 44 scheduled across the country where drivers in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series earn points leading to divisional and national championships as well as a chance at a share of the year-end purse of more than $519,000. Categories include Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The division’s Advance Product Design Top Sportsman, Fineline Graphics Madcap Racing Top Dragster and NHRA Sportsman Motorcycle Series are also in competition.

Gates at Brainerd International Raceway open at 7 a.m. every day. Qualifying and time trials start Saturday at 9 a.m. Top Sportsman, Top Dragster and Comp Eliminator qualify Saturday at 11 a.m., 2 and 5 p.m. Eliminations start Sunday at 9 a.m.

Tickets for the Thunder at the Lakes at Brainard International Raceway are $25 each day. Children 12 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. For more information call the track, (866) 444-4455, or visit www.brainerdracewayandresort.com.

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CHAMPIONS CROWNED IN CATSPOT NHRA NORTHWEST NATIONALS

KENT, WA – Champions celebrated with their teams in winner circle as the CatSpot NHRA Northwest Nationals concluded Sunday evening at Pacific Raceways

Northwest Top Alcohol Dragster rivals Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., and Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., clashed in the final round. Severance took the lead out of the gate running 5.278 seconds, 274.16 mph. But Cowie was able to reel him in and pass him for the national event Wally trophy running 5.230 seconds, 277.26 mph.

In the Top Alcohol Funny car final round, Chris Marshall, McMinnville, Ore., made his final round debut lining up against defending 2017 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series World Champion, Shane Westerfield, Anaheim, Calif. Westerfield took a strong lead running 5.510 seconds, 269.78 mph. But Marshall caught him down the stretch and outran Westerfield for the final round victory at 5.455 seconds, 269.19 mph.

The defending 2017 Lucas Oil Super Stock World champion, Justin Lamb, Henderson, Nev., worked his way through the field, squaring off against Kory Alby, Coos Bay, Ore. Kirby hit a perfect reaction time, .000 seconds, but broke out giving Lamb the win. Lamb ran 8.519 seconds, 158.82 mph.

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NHRA LUCAS OIL SERIES HEAD TO ATCO DRAGWAY

ATCO, NJ – Atco Dragway hosts the NHRA Lucas Oil Points Series event on August 3-5. The event is one of 44 scheduled across the country where drivers in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series earn points leading to divisional, regional and national championships as well as a chance at a share of the year-end purse of more than $519,000. Categories include Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car, Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The division’s MXI/Magnaflux Top Dragster and Top Sportsman Series’ presented by Select Performance will run in conjunction with the event.

Gates at Atco open at 7 a.m. every day. Time trials are Friday and Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Comp Eliminator qualify on Friday at 3 and 6:30 p.m. and Saturday at 11 a.m. with eliminations at 1 p.m. Top Dragster and Top Sportsman qualify on Friday and Saturday at 11 a.m. eliminations beginning at 5:45 p.m. on Saturday. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car qualify Friday at 1, 4 and 7 p.m with eliminations at 3:30, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. Eliminations will continue Sunday at 9:30 a.m. with Top Dragster and Top Sportsman at 10:30 a.m.

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FIRST TIME CHAMPIONS CROWNED AT SONOMA RACEWAY

SONOMA, CA – John Richardson and Ken Ratzloff celebrated with their teams in the winner’s circle
receiving their first National event win during the Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals.

Richardson, Santa Clarita, Calif., worked his way through the field in Top Dragster and ran 28.098 seconds
192.66 mph in his final round victory over Andy Spiegel, Acton. Calif.

Ratzloff, Idaho Falls, Idaho, faced off against Ted Kellner San Jose, Calif., in Top Sportsman with an impressive reaction time of .004 seconds, posting a winning run of 7.230 seconds, 191.35 mph in his ’53 Studebaker. Kellner drove to a 7.314 seconds, 187.29 mph pass for his runner up finish.

Don Keen, Palmdale, Calif., was victorious in a close final round in Super Stock against Mark Kirby,
Bakersfield, Calif. Keen had a great reaction time of .021 with a run of 10.315 seconds, 127.86 mph
against Mark Kirby, Bakersfield, Calif., who had a close follow up finish of 10.242 seconds, 136.07 mph.

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