NSDN Daily Race Coverage - Atoka Heartland Nats May '08



Sunday

The Tenth Annual ASDA Heartland Nationals is complete from the Atoka Motorsports Park in Atoka, OK. David Hauser was the big winner in the Top Alcohol class defeating John Moreland in an all Missouri final round. Joyce Risher drove her “Straightwinder” dragster to the Top Eliminator class win with a Margin of Victory being just .006 over Van Watson in the final round. Kevin Wilson doubled up on the weekend adding to his Friday Quick 16 win with the Pro 1 Cars victory. Robert Fauske was victorious in Pro 2 Cars while Nick Allen was the champion of the Pro 1 Quads class.

Top Alcohol

Round One Eliminations
David Hauser (W) 2.930/115 def. Rod Trower NT-RL
John Moreland (W) 4.161 Bye

Final Round
David Hauser (W) 2.869/117.56 .198 def. John Moreland 2.926/111.78 .187

Top Alcohol Highlight Video

Top Eliminator

Round One Eliminations (Driver ET RT)
Terry Glasscock (W) 3.132 def. Danny Smith 3.32
Dee Trower (W) 3.444 def. Stryker Stilwell 3.719
Van Watson (W) 2.987 Bye
Joyce Risher (W) 3.073 Bye

Round Two Eliminations
Van Watson (W) 2.984 def. Dee Trower 3.708 RL
Joyce Risher (W) 3.135 def. Terry Glasscock

Final Round
Joyce Risher (W) 3.137 .049 def. Van Watson 3.067 .125

Top Eliminator Highlight Video

Pro 1 Cars
1st-Kevin Wilson .022 4.187 (3.90)
2nd-Brian Martin .111 12.229 (4.08)
Late Round Eliminations Video

Pro 2 Cars
1st-Robert Fauske .235 4.520 (4.50)
2nd-Jamie Fitch .145 4.688 (4.74)
Semi-Final and Final Round Eliminations Video

Pro 1 Quads
1st-Nick Allen .016 4.035 (3.92)
2nd-Kevin Self .072 4.942 (4.85)
Semi-Final and Final Round Eliminations Video


Saturday

Day two of the Heartland Nationals is complete from Atoka Motorsports Park in Atoka, OK. “Johnny Speed” Moreland put his “Totally Disturbed” dragster in the #1 spot in Top Alcohol while Joyce Risher is the low qualifier in Top Eliminator with a 2.970.  The Pro 2, 3, and 4 Quads as well as Peewees eliminations were also completed (click “Read More” for results) as well as more time trials for Pro 1 and 2 cars as well as Pro 1 Quads. The day was capped off by the annual Saturday night dinner in Atoka hosted by Rod and Dee Trower, this year put on in the memory of the late Butch Trolinder. “Read More” for the rest of the day’s results.

Top Alcohol

Qualifying Order
1. John Moreland 2.823
2. Rod Trower 2.839
3. David Hauser 2.840

Qualifying Notes
- John Moreland jumped to the top spot in Top Alcohol with a 2.823 with his “Totally Distributed” dragster.
- Rod Trower pedaled on his best pass to the second qualifying spot with a 2.839.
Top Alcohol Highlight Video

Top Eliminator

Qualifying Order
1. Joyce Risher 2.970
2. Van Watson 3.023
3. Terry Glasscock 3.035
4. Dee Trower 3.121
5. Stryker Stilwell 3.202
6. Danny Smith 3.216

Broke. Terry Crawford 3.089
Broke. Mike Smith 3.208
Broke. Kenny Kapple 3.318

Qualifying Notes
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Joyce Risher moved into the Top Eliminator class, and is in the top spot with a 2.970.
- Terry Glasscock improved to the #3 spot with his 3.035 pass.
- Terry Crawford, Mike Smith, and Kenny Kapple all had problems and are out for the weekend in TE.
Top Eliminator Highlight Video

Pro 2 Quads
1st-Craig Brawdy
2nd-Trent Townsend

Pro 3 Quads
1st-Shannon Ben
2nd-Tina Smith

Pro 4 Quads
1st-Ryan Hefley
2nd-Cody Ford

Peewees
1st-Gage Moore
2nd-Ty Smith


Friday

The tenth annual Heartland Nationals is underway at Atoka Motorsports Park in Atoka, OK. Warm weather and sunny skies greeted racers for the first day of the traditional Memorial Weekend race. David Hauser set low E.T. of the day in Top Alcohol with a 2.840 to sit on the provisional top spot heading into Saturday. Van Watson is the current leader in Top Eliminator qualifying with a 3.023. Today’s big winners in the Quick 16 bracket classes were Kevin Wilson (Cars) and Kirk Whitlow (Quads). Saturday’s racing action consists of the final two qualifying sessions for TA/TE, Junior and Pro 2/3/4 Quad Eliminations, and time trial passes for the rest of the classes. Stay tuned throughout the weekend for more from this race.

Top Alcohol

Qualifying Order
1. David Hauser 2.840 / 103.31
2. Joyce Risher 2.970 / 117.56
3. Rod Trower 3.501 / 67.51

Qualifying Notes
- David Hauser brought out his “Lethal Threat” dragster from Missouri and led the TA class with passes of 2.840 and 2.869 on the day.
- Joyce Risher made two nice passes on Friday with a 2.970 and 3.030.
- Rod Trower broke his transmission in the first qualifying session, then elected to skip the evening session to prepare for Saturday’s qualifying.
Top Alcohol Highlight Video

Top Eliminator

Qualifying Order
1. Van Watson 3.023
2. Terry Crawford 3.089
3. Dee Trower 3.121
4. Terry Glasscock 3.162
5. Danny Smith 3.216
6. Kenny Kapple 3.515
7. Stryker Stilwell 3.569

Qualifying Notes
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Van Watson led the TE field with two excellent passes of 3.023 and 3.042 with his nitrous fed Small Block Chevy-powered Dragster.
- Terry Crawford made the haul from Las Vegas, NV with his “Yabba Dabba Doo” Dragster and sits second with a 3.089 on his only pass of the day.
- Dee Trower ran a 3.121 and 3.241 in her “Fast Forward” Dragster on Friday.
Top Eliminator Highlight Video

Quick 16 Cars
1st-Kevin Wilson
2nd-Darwin Beck
3rd-Keith Ahart
3rd-Jeff McWhortor

Semi-Final Round
Darwin Beck (W) .031 3.847 (3.80) def. Jeff McWhortor -.016 4.192 (3.98)
Kevin Wilson (W) .040 3.832 (3.83) def. Keith Ahart .032 3.895 (3.84)

Final Round
Kevin Wilson (W) .013 3.883 (3.83) def. Darwin Beck .037 3.835 (3.84)
Quick 16 Car Semi-Final and Final Round Video

Quick 16 Quads
1st-Kirk Whitlow
2nd-Gunner Rowland
3rd-Trent Townsend
3rd-Bobby Kincaid

Semi-Final Round
Kirk Whitlow (W) .063 4.072 (4.00) def. Trent Townsend .063 4.639 (4.47)
Gunner Rowland (W) .153 4.331 (4.27) def. Bobby Kincaid .113 4.473 (4.49)

Final Round
Kirk Whitlow (W) .052  4.290 (4.30) def. Gunner Rowland .060 4.005 (4.02)
Quick 16 ATV Semi-Final and Final Round Video


Preview
 

Atoka Motorsports Park in Atoka, OK hosts the annual Memorial Weekend ASDA Heartland Nationals, May 23-25. NSDN will be on site with all the latest news, results, and video from the race starting Friday, May 23 with coverage of early round Top Alcohol and Top Eliminator qualifying as well as Quick 16 Car and ATV special races. NSDN Daily Race Coverage sponsorship packages for 2008 events are available for purchase.  If interested in sponsoring future NSDN Daily Race Coverage events, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it for details.


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