Bandimere Speedway - NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Results
The final results are in from Thunder on the Mountain presented by CARSTAR in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Bandimere Speedway. James Stevens, Gothenburg, Neb., and John Lombardo Jr. Brea, Calif., took home the wins in Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car respectively.
Stevens, worked his way through the field and ran 5.721 seconds at 251.30 mph in his final round victory over top qualifier Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., who clocked in at 7.068 seconds, 132.69 mph. Stevens went straight down the track for his first win of the season over Severance who slowed after halftrack.
John Lombardo Jr. faced off against Annie Whiteley, Grand Junction, Colo., and posted a winning run of 7.484 seconds, 160.10 mph in his 15’ Camaro to grab his second win in as many weeks. Whiteley drove to a 8.046 second, 211.63 mph lap for her runner up finish.
In Comp Eliminator, Clint Sallee, Glendive, Mont., took the win over Will Hatcher, Satanta, Kan. Sallee had the starting line advantage over Hatcher, and scored a winning run of 7.004 seconds, 194.86 mph.
Phil Unruh, McPherson, Kan., collected another Lucas Oil divisional win in the Fineline Graphics and Madcap Racing Engines Tog Dragster final. Unruh, faced off against J.R. Lobner, Gardner, Kan., and posted a winning run of 6.651 seconds, 205.51 mph. This was a close race with Unruh posting a .0009 second margin of victory over Lobner to take home the trophy.
It was a battle of two locals in the Jerry Haas Race Cars Top Sportsman presented by Aeromotive final. Dave Slatten, Ft. Collins, Colo., posted a 7.271 second, 192.36 mph run defeating fellow local J.J. Heber, Centennial, Colo., 7.179, 182.26.
Other racers visiting the winner’s circle this weekend were Tyler Wudarczyk, Wakarusa, Kan., in Super Stock, Jim Hughes was dead on the dial in Stock Eliminator, and A.J. Percival, Windsor, Colo., in Super Comp. Michael Miller, Santa Fe, N.M., was victorious in Super Gas and Joey Horan, Littleton, Colo., won in Super Street. In the division’s Pro Fuel Harley it was Dennis Fisher, Dayton, Ohio, taking the win with a 8.093 second, 157.17 mph over David Larson, Topeka, Kan., at, 8.181, 149.28.
In the Harley Davidson Top Sportsman Series, Kyle Olson, Moorland, Iowa, took the win over Cameron Belisle, Hugo, Minn. and scored a winning run of 9.470 seconds, 139.00 mph. Belisle took too much stripe and Olson took home the win.
In the other two wheel categories, Lance Bonham, Sunnyvale, Calif., in Pro Gas Harley, and Eddie Golson, took down the Screamin’ Eagle Perfomance Harley division win. Draggin Bagger Harley victory went to Darrell Schwalback, Omaha, Neb., 12.098, 114.04 over Larry Fore, Commerce City, Colo., 13.188, 100.52. William Rowe, Helertown, Pa., picked up the trophy for Hot Street Harley with his ’06 Harley, and Larry Fore grabbed the title in Street Pro Harley.
West Central Division racers head to Heartland Park in Topeka, Kansas for the next NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event, July 13-14.
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, West Central Division Thunder on the Mountain presented by CARSTAR:
TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER:
2) James Stevens, Gothenburg, Neb., 5.682, 249.95 def. 3) Eugene Tumbarello, Denver, Colo., 5.743, 229.66; 1) Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., 5.488, 261.78 def. 4) Dean D ubbin, Royalton, Minn., 5.677, 247.97
James Stevens, Gothenburg, Neb., 5.721, 251.30 def. Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., 7.068, 132.69.
TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR:
1) Annie Whiteley, Grand Junction, Colo., '15 Camaro, 5.766, 252.99 def. 6) Nick Januik, Las Vegas, Nev., '09 Monte Carlo, 5.929, 242.67; 3) Bill Bernard, Littleton, Colo., '09 Mustang, 5.820, 246.66 def. 4) Mike Doushgounian, San Martin, Calif., '06 Monte Carlo, 7.329, 206.13; 2) John Lombardo Jr., Brea, Calif., '15 Camaro, 5.720, 256.50 def. 5) Kris Hool, Casper, Wyo., '09 Monte Carlo, 5.889, 244.03;
Whiteley, 5.817, 250.83 was unopposed; Lombardo Jr., 5.773, 254.47 def. Bernard, 6.085, 222.58;
John Lombardo Jr., Brea, Calif., '15 Camaro, 7.484, 160.10 def. Annie Whiteley, Grand Junction, Colo., '15 Camaro, 8.046, 211.63.
Clint Sallee, Glendive, Mont., dragster, B/D, 7.004, 194.86 def. Will Hatcher, Satanta, Kan., Chassis Craft, A/DA, 7.397, 181.89.
Tyler Wudarczyk, Wakarusa, Kan., '92 Camaro, GT/IA, 11.256, 114.75 def. Phil Unruh, McPherson, Kan., '10 Cobalt, SS/CM, 9.152, 148.95.
Jim Hughes, Grand Junction, Colo., '70 Nova, C/S, 11.460, 111.41 def. Steve Perkins, Rawlins, Wyo., '73 Duster, F/SA, 12.248, 107.80.
A.J. Percival, Windsor, Colo., dragster, 9.504, 158.58 def. Kevin Schade, Thornton, Colo., dragster, 9.476, 161.44.
Michael Miller, Sante Fe, N.M., '27 roadster, 10.506, 145.44 def. Todd Nielsen, Fremont, Neb., '90 Firebird, 10.484, 154.47
Joey Horan, Littleton, Colo., '82 Camaro, 11.511, 123.05 def. Ryan Stifflear, Lakewood, Colo., '71 Chevelle, 11.490, 128.68.
FINELINE GRAPHICS AND MADCAP RACING ENGINES TOP DRAGSTER Phil Unruh, McPherson, Kan., dragster, 6.651, 205.51 def. J.R. Lobner, Gardner, Kan., dragster, 7.061, 195.79.
JERRY HAAS RACE CARS TOP SPORTSMAN PRESENTED BY AEROMOTIVE Dave Slatten, Ft. Collins, Colo., '05 Grand Am, 7.271, 192.36 def. J.J. Heber, Centennial, Colo., '06 Mustang, 7.179, 182.26.
SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE PRESENTED BY HARLEY DAVIDSON Kyle Olson, Moorland, Iowa, '12 Hayabusa, 9.470, 139.00 def. Cameron Belisle, Hugo, Minn., '90 Kawasaki, 10.029, 131.41.
PRO FUEL HARLEY
Dennis Fisher, Dayton, Ohio, '11 Weekend, 8.093, 157.17 def. David Larson, Topeka, Kan., '00 FastCat, 8.181, 149.28.
PRO GAS HARLEY
Lance Bonham, Sunnyvale, Calif., '98 Kosman, 9.333, 142.70 def. William Rowe, Hellertown, Pa., '06 Destroyer, foul.
SCREAMIN' EAGLE PERFORMANCE HARLEY
Eddie Golson, Conifer, Colo., '06 Destroyer, 10.813, 112.76 def. Darrell Schwalbach, Omaha, Neb., '06 Destroyer, 10.781, 118.98.
DRAGGIN BAGGER HARLEY
Darrell Schwalbach, Omaha, Neb., '06 Road Glide, 12.098, 114.04 def. Larry Fore, Commerce City, Colo., '13 Road Glide, 13.188, 100.52.
HOT STREET HARLEY
William Rowe, Hellertown, Pa., '06 Harley, 15.608, 83.20 was unopposed.
STREET PRO HARLEY
Larry Fore, Commerce City, Colo., '08 V-Rod, 11.726, 116.31 was unopposed.