Charcalla's Mustang is
Andrew Charcalla's 408 inch Ford took the Top Beaver title over
'Runner-up Rick' Bunting in a close one. Andy cut a .023 and ran a
9.32 on a 9.30 at 145.89 MPH to stop "The Doc's" 8.20 on a
8.15 at 160.08 MPH. It was so close!!
"Sharkey" earned his was into Top Beaver with a perfect
.000 light over Doug "Cooler" Howard winning the Top ET
title. Andy ran a 9.32 on a 9.30 at 141.86 MPH to Doug's 8.47 on a
8.43 at 157.61 MPH.
Dave Brassington's, Dan's Service Center sponsored Camaro, picked up
a close Modified win over his engine builder Big Dan Swank. Dave ran
a 10.96 on a 10.94 at 121.93 MPH to Dan's 10.56 on a 10.53 at 128.16
For the second week in a row, "The Doc" was in the
finals of IHRA Bike and again he took the title. Rick's Suzuki ran a
right on 8.16 at 160.80 MPH to stop Kenny Kauffman's Ninja run out
8.67 on a 8.71 at 150.75 MPH.
In a battle of number 1 and number 2 it was points leader, Bob
Klock's 440 Challenger coming out on top over red hot Dale Rhoads.
Klockey cut a .020 light and ran a 12.23 on a 12.22 at 108.36 MPH to
Dale's .016 light and a 12.38 on a 12.35 at 108.98 MPH. Dale has
been in every finals the month of July!!
Travis Getz battled his way back in contention for the Hot Rod
Trophy title with a final round win over number 2 in points,
Thamaira Boyle. Trav's Camaro ran a 11.05 on a 11.04 at 122.16 MPH
to take the title.
It was an all Ford final in the 16 car TCR field again this week.
Shanna Bechtel's Turbo T-Bird ran right on her 10.65 dial at 60.64
MPH to Andrew Charcalla's 12.04 on a 12.03 at 58.35 MPH. Their
lights: .032 to .045. These kids are good!!
The Teen Championship Racing program is a major hit at the Beaver.
Defending points champion, Michael Koser is out first but a little
late. Cody Gibson was able to run him down and pick up his first
title of the season with a 8.06 on a 7.98 to Michael's 8.58 on a
8.54. The Junior field is a great one every week.
2005 Top ET Champion Glenn Seward's moved into the finals of Lil
Beaver after Dave Novinger's Vega broke the rear leaving the
line. Glenn's final round victim was Sunbury's Kevin Whitmer's
hard charging Screaming Yellow Camaro.
In TCR Baby Beaver it was Luke Reese's Duster taking the title over
Ashley Rivera's Toyota Rav 4. Ashley cut a -.001 red giving the
title to Luke.
JR Baby Beaver title went to
Kyle Kohr's "Hemi" rail (note front motor) over Brian
Vollman when Brian went red.
AROUND THE TRACK.
Charcalla Sr and Jr both made the winner's circle.
Sr. won Top Beaver and Jr. took a win in TCR Baby Beaver.
Modified Champion:: Dave
Brassington is flanked by friends and competitors
Kevin Whitmer and Big Dan Swank. It was Dave's third title this
IHRA Bike Champion, The Doc with Scotty "Victory Photo"
Laughlin and Richie.
Travis Getz won his first Hot Rod Trophy title and celebrated with
The TCR title fell to Shanna Bechtel's T-Bird. Those "O
girls" are good!!
JR Champ: Cody Gibson gets the traditional "Cold water
bath" from Woody.
Glenn Seward and crew after a hard fought win in Lil Beaver.