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Racing News: Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Race Wrap

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Adam Flamholc in his Corvette won with a 3.85 against Craig Sullivan, who clicked off at 4.05 in his Daytona.

Race Wrap: Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals

While the Coronavirus pushed pause on the 2020 NMCA and NMRA season, drivers in both series pushed play at the 12th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals, June 25–28 at Atlanta Dragway.

VP Racing Lubricants Xtreme Pro Mod: On the NMCA side, Adam Flamholc in his Corvette won with a 3.85 against Craig Sullivan, who clicked off at 4.05 in his Daytona.

Mickey Thompson/VP Racing Madditives Street Outlaw: Phil Hines in his Mustang got the win after a tight 4.50-to-4.51 matchup against Tony Hobson and his Mustang in the final round.

Holley EFI Factory Super Cars: The final round featured Tripp Carter and Chuck Watson and their Mustang Cobra Jets built at Watson Racing. Carter collected the win with a 7.84, while Watson was forced to get out of the throttle.

ARP Nitrous Pro Street: Randy Dolensek’s Mercury Cyclone Spoiler II clone scored a 4.56 against Vince Khoury, who turned in a 4.61 in his Firebird.

NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street and NMRA Edelbrock Renegade: Bob Zelenak blasted to a 4.83 in his Mustang to secure the win over Scott Grove, who was 5.10 in his Mustang.

Dart NA 10.5 presented by Diamond Pistons: Leonard Long in his Mustang put up a 7.91 to take the win over Rich Nye, who recorded an 8.07 in his Mustang.

Chevrolet Performance Stock presented by Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center: Gary Duncan dished out a 10.48 in his Camaro over Ronnie Hackelton’s 10.93.

Coan Engineering Stock/Super Stock Combo: Al Wilson and Doug Duell made it to the final, where Wilson won with a 13.65 on a 13.58 dial-in his AMC Spirit, while Duell was 10.60 on a 10.57 in his Fury.

Quick Fuel Technology Nostalgia Super Stock: Kevin Gass grabbed the win after running right on his 9.75 index in his Chevelle when Ron Tiller tripped the red light in his Coronet.

Detroit Truetrac Nostalgia Muscle Car: Andy Warren and Cindee Hall made it to the final, where Warren ran a 10.31 on a 10.25 index in his Caprice to take the win over Hall, who gave him a tight race before slightly breaking out with a 12.99 on a 13.00 index in her Falcon.

MagnaFuel Open Comp: The final round saw Dan Caissie and his Mustang and David Rickey and his Camaro. Caissie collected the win when Rickey went red.

TorqStorm Superchargers True Street: Mark Scordato motored to the overall win with a 9.46 average, while Dan Nusbaum nailed the runner-up finish with a 9.92 average. Alex Corella was the 10-second winner, Ben Bramlett was the 11-second winner, Mike Baker was the 12-second winner, Dylan Derby was the 13-second winner and Kay Ward was the 14-second winner. Allen Smith took the 15-second win.

Dodge // Mopar HEMI Shootout: Haden Banks was the overall winner with a 9.91 average, while Pete Mansolillo was the runner-up with a 10.35 average. Richard Stimson took the 10-second win, William Field emerged as the 11-second winner, Jeff Smith landed the 12-second win, Alan Scanlan was the 13-second winner, Joe Giordano was the 14-second winner and Chris Hall rounded things out as the 15-second winner.

Arrington Performance HEMI Quick 8 presented by Red Line Oil: Wade Atchison defeated William Field with a 10.35 to Field’s 11.33.

Chevrolet Performance Street Car Challenge: Terry Faust wrapped up the overall win with a 9.70 average, while Don Dixon wrapped up the runner-up finish with a 9.72 average. Other winners included Jeff Bradley in the 10-second category, Harv Owen in the 11-second category, Tom Calabrese in the 12-second category and Angel Gawden in the 13-second category. Don Carter cemented the win in the 15-second category.

True Street Bracket3: Dan Caissie collected the win with a 10.88 on a 10.76 dial-in his Mustang against Allen Smith, who stopped the clocks at 15.34 on a 15.20 dial in his C1500.

The NMCA’s next event is the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl presented by HPJ Performance, July 30–August 2, at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois.

Lucas Oil to Sponsor Summernationals at Indianapolis

With 2020 racing action on the horizon, NHRA has announced Lucas Oil as the title rights sponsor of the July 18–19 event at the Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis. The Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals at Indianapolis will be the second of back-to-back events in Indy for the stars of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Racing action will include Top Fuel and Funny Car divisions as well as the 2020 season debuts of the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Series presented by J&A Service and the SAMTech.edu NHRA Factory Stock Showdown and the resumption of the Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Series that competed at the season’s first two events.

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Terry Faust piloted his ’02 Corvette Z06 to a 9.706 average over the course of three back-to-back passes to take home the overall win in his class.

Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Results

Racers in the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series were ready to get back to racing action at the 12th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts

Late Model Engines Street King: Bryan Williams, piloting his ’99 Firebird, bested Paul Smith and Steven Griswold on his way to the finals. There, Williams clashed with Kurt Anderson and his borrowed ’01 Camaro. He took the win with a 10.03 to Anderson’s 10.52. Williams got a big head start off the tree, which cemented his spot in the Aerospace Components Winner’s Circle.

Proform Rumble: In the finals, David Rickey met Regina Puckett in her ’10 Camaro SS. Rickey cut down the tree and never looked back, as he cruised to victory.

Chevrolet Performance Stock: Gary Duncan, stepping in as driver for his son Scotty, drove his ’85 Camaro to a win over Ronnie Hackelton’s ’10 Camaro, 10.48 to 10.93.

Chevrolet Performance Street Car Challenge: Terry Faust piloted his ’02 Corvette Z06 to a 9.706 average over the course of three back-to-back passes to take home the overall win in the class. Jeff Bradley won the 10-second class with a 10.61 average, while Harv Owen (11-second), Thomas Calabrese (12-second), Angel Gaulden (13-second), and Don Carter (15-second) also took trips to the Aerospace Components Winner’s Circle in their respective classes.

Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series racers will return to action in just a few weeks as the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl presented by HPJ Performance rolls into World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway in Madison, Illinois, July 30–August 2.

NHRA Northwest Nationals Canceled Due to State and County Restrictions

The Flav-R-Pac NHRA Northwest Nationals, originally scheduled for July 31–August 2, outside of Seattle, has been canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions in Washington state and King County that would not allow fans to attend the event. For the event to proceed with fans in attendance, King County, where the track is located, would need to reach Phase 4 of Washington’s reopening plan. As of today, King County is still in Phase 2 and with the time required before moving into subsequent phases, it would be very unlikely, if not impossible, to arrive at Phase 4 in time for the rescheduled 2020 event. Event ticket holders will receive more information from Pacific Raceways via email soon and are encouraged to visit www.pacificraceways.com to learn about their options. The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule restarts in Indianapolis on July 11, with the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals and continues in Indianapolis on July 18, with the Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals. The series then travels to the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals, presented by Pennzoil, August 7–9, at Bandimere Speedway outside of Denver. The tour then heads to Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, California, for the season-ending Auto Club NHRA Finals, November 13–15. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.nhra.com/schedule/2020.

SCORE Announces August Race Dates for Baja 500

After reviewing numerous options and further analysis of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation with Baja California and Ensenada authorities as well as Private Sector Organizations, SCORE International has announced new dates for the BFGoodrich Tires 52nd annual SCORE Baja 500, presented by 4 Wheel Parts. Season opener of the 2020 SCORE World Desert Championship will be held from August 4–9, in Ensenada, B.C. Mexico and will include qualifying for SCORE Trophy Truck, SCORE TT Legend, Class 1 and the Trophy Truck Spec classes to be held midway through race week. The detailed race schedule will be available next week on the SCORE website under race info at www.score-international.com.

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