NSDN Daily Race Coverage - WMSD Pro Truck Nats July '08
The 3rd Annual Pro Truck Nationals at West Michigan Sand Dragway is now complete after a great night of racing action. Brian McWethy ended up as the champion in the Fastest 4WD Shootout after a thrilling final round against Gary Vereeke with a margin of victory being mere inches. On the Pro Truck side of things, Bobby Hugo was the man taking home the $1000 first place money defeating Dave Kramer in the final round. Read on for full results and video.
Fastest 4WD Video
Final Round Video - 4WD, Pro Truck, PC, Comp, Mod, T/E
Fastest 4WD Shootout
Pro Mod Truck
Fastest 4WD Shootout
1. Brian McWethy 3.26
2. Gary Vereeke 3.44
3. John Dreher 3.52
4. Dan Wies 3.54
5. Dave Kramer
Brian McWethy (W) Bye
Gary Vereeke (W) 3.46 def. Dave Kramer 3.74
Dan Wies (W) def. John Dreher
Brian McWethy (W) 3.23 def. Dan Wies 3.50
Gary Vereeke (W) 3.44 Bye
Brian McWethy (W) 3.37 def. Gary Vereeke 3.43
Test and Tune action is over at the West Michigan Sand Dragway’s 3rd Annual Pro Truck Nationals. Low E.T. of the day was run by Scott Schyett in the Bad Frog Funny Car. Schyett ran a 2.98 on his last pass of the evening after carding a 3.21 earlier in the day. Three competitors in the Fastest 4X4 Shootout participated in the Test and Tune Session; Gary Vereeke ran a 3.40 in his “Turbulence” Blown Ford Truck with Brian McWethy running a 3.44 in his Jeep Funny Car, and Earl Lentner struggling with his Chevy Truck to some 3.8 passes.
Several Pro Truck competitors took opportunity of the Test and Tune session to ready themselves for the big race. Rich Simon, Jim Brantley, Ben Dozeman, Nick Disselkoen, Dave DeBoer, and Dave Stinson were among the Michigan Pro Truck entries testing while Dan Wies (MissourI) and Mike Ellington (Ohio) also made passes with their Jeeps. Racing action starts in the morning. Video and a few pics are posted below.
Friday Highlight Video
Sand Drag Central's Mike Ellington brought his Jeep from Ohio to race in the Pro Truck class.
Mike's wife, Kathy Ellington, is racing her "Black Widow" Altered.
Dave Lechler ran his "Miss Vickie" Bronco in the 4.5 second zone during testing.
Ben Dozeman is another of the many Pro Truck racers shooting for the $1000 winner's payout.