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The 4th Annual Energy Suspension NMCA WEST Street Car Nationals welcomed racers to Auto Club Dragway in Fontana, California, September 18–20.
4th Annual Energy Suspension NMCA WEST Street Car Nationals Race Wrap
As the NMCA WEST VP Racing Fuels Street Car Nationals season continues, the 4th Annual Energy Suspension NMCA WEST Street Car Nationals welcomed racers to Auto Club Dragway in Fontana, California, September 18–20.
Garrett Turbo Pro Mod: With a 6.27 at 217 mph run, Rick Snavely defeated Greg Seth-Hunter’s 6.40 at 227.
ProCharger Street Outlaw: With a 5.21 at 146, Ryan Jones in his ’65 Chevy Nova beat Armen Maghdessian’s ’57 Chevy, which clocked a 5.25 at 146.72.
2015 Lucas Oil NA 10.5 Championship: Tony Aneian's 8.13 at 167.97 mph over Vic Brum's 10.31 at 96.30 secured his victory celebration in the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle.
ARP Outlaw 8.5: With a 5.24 at 144, Dan Hale, in his ’89 Fox-body Mustang, got to the stripe sooner than Erick Aldrich's 5.60 at 140 mph.
Top Sportsman: The ’00 Firebird of Anthony Matassa prevailed over Ricky Deuschle and his ’02 Camaro. Matassa went 7.958 on his 7.91 dial-in, while Deuschle was 8.023 on his 7.99 dial in.
Champion Cooling Pro Comp: Dave Gotts and his ’67 Camaro faced Hank Pramov and his ’72 Vega in the final round. Gotts went on to take the win, running 9.91 on a 9.90 index while Pramov was 9.94 on the same.
Scat Crankshafts Open Comp: Justen Spencer ran a 9.753 on a 9.74 index versus Mike Nordahl's 10.566 on a 10.54.
MMR Mustang Madness: Ron Mihld piloted his classic ’67 Mustang to a winning 13.114 against a 13.12, which edged out Greg Dreher and his ’84 Mustang’s 10.702 on a 10.72.
Hedman Headers Nostalgia Street Car: James Ferguson let his ’66 Malibu loose .001 seconds too soon, handing the win and trip to the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle to Charlie Jorgensen and his ’72 Chevy Nova.
Edelbrock Super Quick: Dustin Lee ran a 7.970 on his 7.96 dial-in compared to Katelyn Whynaught's 7.810 on a 7.82 bid.
The Calvert Racing Quick Street: Jeff Interlicchia's Mopar’s 10.672 on a 10.67 dial-in beat the pro street Camaro of D.J. Houmard’s 9.505 against his 9.52 dial in.
Vortech Superchargers True Street: Bryan Corey took home the win behind the wheel of his Chevy Nova with a three-run average of 9.61 seconds. Dan Geis was close behind in the runner-up spot with a 9.97.
Edelbrock Bracket Showdown: Mark Miyashiro was victorious over Kevin Houmard in B1's battle of the open roadsters. In B2, it was Kevin's son, Ryan, who took the win behind the wheel of a ’93 Camaro after defeating Jeff Interlicchia, and Willie Hoefer took the B3 win over Jack Swanson.
Hotchkis Performance Autocross presented by Nitto Tire: Ryan Thacker raised the Hotchkis Cup with a 32.162-second average.
DynoMax Driver Clay Gilstrap Earns First Career Win at ULTRA4 Hot Springs Race
DynoMax driver Clay Gilstrap finished more than three minutes ahead of the competition and earned his first ULTRA4 victory in the ULTRA4 Hot Springs Race. Other Team DynoMax drivers also posted top-10 finishes: Levi Shirley finished second; Wayland Campbell, fourth; Bailey Campbell, sixth; and Shannon Campbell, eighth. Rob Matzell finished second in the 4500 Modified series race. This was the third annual race at Superlift Off Road Vehicle Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas, and the last of the 4WD Hardware Eastern Regional Series.
Rod Hodson set a new lap record of 114.55 mph.
Isle of Man Manx GP Racer Breaks Record
Rod Hodson, 28-year-old Wigan rider, took on the Isle of Man mountain course on his JGH Racing Kawasaki ER-6f with Avon’s 3D Ultra Xtreme tires and set a new lap record of 114.55 mph. Competing in Supertwin, this was the first win for both Hodson and the Xtremes on this mountain course. Hodson also beat the overall race record, finishing the 150-mile race in just over an hour and 20 minutes with an average speed of 113.057 mph.
Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series Rounds 15–16 Results
Check out the race results from rounds 15–16 of the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series, September 18–19, at Las Vegas Motorsports Park.