August 25, 2006
Mustang takes Top Street.
Number two qualifier,
Randy Tibbins, 351 Mustang reversed the outcome of Top Street from
last week as he defeated Capt. Ed Brady's 383 Camaro with a 9.58 on
a 9.59 at 141.77 MPH to Ed's 10.11 on a 10.13 at 136.11 MPH. Top
Street is a real show on Friday.
Leonard Long qualified number one in Top Street again this week with
a 9.20 at 148.88 MPH. The 362 inch Ford dropped a close one to ARCA
Champion, Graham Taylor's 454 Vega when he ran out with a 9.24 on a
9.29 at 140.95 MPH.
Josh Yocum's 'Busa is out first and held on for the Sport
Bike title over Yocum Motorsports team mate, Bob "Fig"
Newton. Both riders ran off their dial in the finals with Josh
beating Bob with a 10.08 on a 9.85 to "Fig's" 9.87 on a
"Smurf" Moyer lost in round one of Top Street but came
back in Street Stick and defeated Chris Shaffer's SS Furious with a 9.46 on a
at 147.78 MPH to the 440's 12.04 on a 10.99 at 117.72 MPH. Both
drivers dialed down a full second to make for a flat out race!! That
is real racing like it use to be.
"Beaver's Oldest Rookie" Ed Simoncelli, in his 351 Mustang
cut a .072 light and ran a 12.27 on a 12.25 at 105.70 MPH to defeat
Tom Bryan's 440 Mopar's 11.34 on a 11.18 at 122.39 MPH to win the
Street Auto title.
Outlaw Street fell to Bill Mark's in his wheelstanding 455 Olds 442.
Bill took the title over Matt Bergenstock's S-10 when Matt drew a
red light in the title match.
Jon Winisko borrowed a PT Cruiser this week and showed he can drive
anything again. He defeated Jeremy Nichols Neon SRT-4 for the Sport
Compact title when he ran a 18.81 on
a 18.69 at 69.03 MPH to Jeremy's closer but later 14.22 on a 14.20.
Matt Hile's Banshee ran under the least in taking the ATV title from
JR Keister's Honda 400. Matt ran a 15.01 on a 15.03 at 84.08 MPH to
JR's 23.20 on a 23.35 at 44.78 MPH.
For the second week in a row the new for Friday TCR program had 11
entries. Defending JR Dragster champion, Michael Koser defeated
current IHRA TCR leader, Jed Seigler for the title with an 11.75 on
an 11.70 to Jed's 10.52 on a 10.50 in his F-150.
Former "Dirt Burner" Dave Eriksen had his classic `59
Chevy out on test day.