NSDN Daily Race Coverage - Kingman May '11

sameday-kingmanmay11.jpg

Presented By:

hammerdownlogo.jpg hm2db.jpg

kingmanlogo.jpg coldwater.jpg swaglogo.jpg

Sunday

The 2011 edition of the Mertens Heavy Equipment Repair Springnational Sand Drags at the Mohave County Fairgrounds in Kingman, AZ is now complete. Jeff Janoe returned to the Top Fuel class after a couple season off and came back in a big way getting by Dennis Rieck in a wild final round for the win. Gary Mink kept up his winning ways in the Top Alcohol class defeating Dan Allen in a bizarre final round where Dan red lighted while Gary broke just off the starting line. Billy Morris also continued on a roll with a double breakout final round win over Paul Taylor. Art Cronin topped the Fast Fours class while Jim DePasse emerged victorious in the Pro Outlaw FE class. NOTE: Complete race results and Run Sheets are now Online. (5-17)

Top Fuel
1st-Jeff Janoe
2nd-Dennis Rieck
3rd-Matt Ludlow
3rd-Terri Blair
Top Fuel Run Sheet
Sunday TF Highlight Video

Round One Eliminations (Driver ET/MPH RT)
Dennis Rieck (W) 2.463/123.84 .711 Bye
Terri Blair (W) 2.494/133.64 .617 def. Marcus Norris 2.521/134.92 .663
Matt Ludlow (W) 2.837/81.78 .292 Bye
Jeff Janoe (W) 2.472/126.94 .077

Round Two Eliminations
Dennis Rieck (W) 2.420/142.79 .662 def. Terri Blair 2.697/107.57 .512
Jeff Janoe (W) def. Matt Ludlow 2.449/138.54 .698

Final Round
Jeff Janoe (W) 3.999/47.94 .714 def. Dennis Rieck 15.553/2.36 .731

Top Alcohol
1st-Gary Mink
2nd-Dan Allen
3rd-Scott Carroll
Top Alcohol Run Sheet
Sunday TA Highlight Video

Round One Eliminations (Driver ET/MPH RT)
Gary Mink 2.523/NS .627 Bye
Dan Allen 2.529/145.16 .553 def. Scott Carroll 2.835/136.91 .536

Final Round
Gary Mink (W) 5.568/27.81 .561 def. Dan Allen 2.683/NS .370

Pro Outlaw FE
1st-Jim DePasse
2nd-Frank Prock
3rd-Tracy Malan
Pro Outlaw FE Run Sheet
Sunday Pro Outlaw FE Highlight Video

Round One Eliminations (Driver ET RT)
Jim DePasse (W) 3.335/84.18 .706 Bye
Frank Prock (W) 3.345/101.01 .567 def. Tracy Malan 3.533/95.36 .451

Final Round
Jim DePasse (W) 2.978/111.78 .531 def. Frank Prock NT-Stage Foul

Fast Fours
1st-Art Cronin
2nd-Daniel King
3rd-Jim Cronin
3rd-Don Diffenbaugh
Fast Fours Run Sheet
Sunday Fast Fours Highlight Video

Round One Eliminations (Driver ET RT)
Art Cronin (W) 2.887/115.05 .802 Bye
Daniel King (W) 2.929/111.86 .555 Bye
Jim Cronin (W) 2.984/NS .677 def. Brian Chapman 3.141/96.33 .657
Don Diffenbaugh (W) 3.769/NS .567 def. Aaron Mamer NT-Broke

Round Two Eliminations
Daniel King (W) 2.847/115.97 .639 def. Jim Cronin 4.478/68.83 .632
Art Cronin (W) 2.901/118.47 .689 def. Don Diffenbaugh NT/NS .542

Final Round
Art Cronin (W) 2.832/118.14 .628 def. Daniel King 2.891/110.55 .609

Top Eliminator
1st-Billy Morris
2nd-Paul Taylor
3rd-Jim Rossi
3rd-Leon Januik
TE Run Sheet
Sunday TE Highlight Video

Round One Eliminations (Driver ET RT)
Leon Januik (W) 2.955 .475 def. Tiffany Januik 2.902 .488
Jim Rossi (W) 2.978 .609 def. Ron D’Artenay 3.183 .369
Paul Taylor (W) 3.037 .543 def. Jack Hines 3.144 .518
Billy Morris (W) 3.035 .577 def. Terry Crawford 3.186 .550

Round Two Eliminations
Billy Morris (W) 2.961 .467 def. Leon Januik 2.989 .474
Paul Taylor (W) 2.984 .563 def. Jim Rossi 2.953 .609

Final Round
Billy Morris (W) 2.949 .542 def. Paul Taylor 2.844 .585

Pro 1
1st-Mike Erwin
2nd-Jon Welniak
3rd-Nick Schulzman
3rd-Andy Callahan
Pro 1 Eliminations Run Sheet

Pro 2
1st-Phil Soper
2nd-Taylor Johnson
3rd-Steve Maas
3rd-Bill Gonzalez
Pro 2 Eliminations Run Sheet

Pro 3
1st-Justin Taylor
2nd-Frank Dobell IV
3rd-Alan Mamer
3rd-Steve Gurschke
Pro 3 Eliminations Run Sheet

Motorcycle Pro 1
1st-Chad Peterson
2nd-Chris Carlson
3rd-Michael Banducci
3rd-Mike Brock
Motorcycle Pro 1 Eliminations Run Sheet

Motorcycle Pro 2
1st-Garrett Ratliff
2nd-Westerman Smith
3rd-Joseph Buchanan
3rd-Jason Smiley
Motorcycle Pro 2 Eliminations Run Sheet


Saturday

Qualifying is complete at the Mertens Heavy Equipment Repair Springnational Sand Drags at the Mohave County Fairgrounds in Kingman, AZ. Dennis Rieck upped the ante with a great 2.37 to take the top spot in the Top Fuel class. Gary Mink stole the show in Top Alcohol with a 2.45 in the final qualifying session. Jim DePasse (Pro Outlaw FE) and Daniel King (Fast Fours) held on to their top qualifying spots from Friday. Paul Taylor ran a 2.956 to take the top spot away from Billy Morris in the Top Eliminator class. Phil Soper (Sportsman 1), Alan Mamer (Sportsman 2), Kendall Banduna (Motorcycle Sportsman 1), Westerman Smith (Motorcycle Sportsman 2), and Aimee Mamer (Junior Dragster) were today’s big winners.

Top Fuel

Final Qualifying Order
1. Dennis Rieck 2.374/140.86
2. Matt Ludlow 2.434/NS
3. Jeff Janoe 2.447/155.24
4. Marcus Norris 2.489/144.96
5. Terri Blair 2.657/115.30

Saturday TF Highlight Video

Top Alcohol
Final Qualifying Order
1. Gary Mink 2.452/140.90
2. Scott Carroll 2.575/137.88
3. Dan Allen 2.675/139.03

Saturday TA Highlight Video

Pro Outlaw FE
Final Qualifying Order
1. Jim DePasse 3.018
2. Frank Prock 3.250
3. Tracy Malan 3.520

Saturday Pro Outlaw FE Highlight Video

Fast Fours
Final Qualifying Order
1. Daniel King 2.828
2. Art Cronin 2.853
3. Aaron Mamer 2.930
4. John Cronin 3.014
5. Brian Chapman 3.338
6. Don Diffenbaugh 3.480

Saturday FF Highlight Video

Top Eliminator
Final Qualifying Order
1. Paul Taylor 2.956
2. Billy Morris 2.957
3. Tiffany Januik 3.014
4. Ron D’Artenay 3.022
5. Jim Rossi 3.026
6. Leon Januik 3.069
7. Terry Crawford 3.127
8. Mark Punos 3.140
9. Jack Hines 3.240

Saturday TE Highlight Video

Sportsman Car 1
1st-Phil Soper
2nd-Ryan Kloehn
3rd-Kevin Erwin
3rd-David Den Hartog
Sportsman Car 1 Eliminations Run Sheet

Sportsman Car 2
1st-Alan Mamer
2nd-Rhonda Dobell
3rd-Steve Bertram
3rd-#108
Sportsman Car 2 Eliminations Run Sheet

Motorcycle Sportsman 1
1st-Kendall Banducci
2nd-KC Barnella
3rd-Michael Banducci
3rd-Mike Brock
Motorcycle Sportsman 1 Eliminations Run Sheet

Motorcycle Sportsman 2
1st-Westerman Smith
2nd-Jack Vandigriff
3rd-Derek Gillmore
3rd-Mike Brock
Motorcycle Sportsman 2 Eliminations Run Sheet

Junior Dragster
1st-Aimee Mamer
2nd-Devin Pierce
3rd-Kyla Belville
Junior Dragster Eliminations Run Sheet


Friday

Day 1 of the Mertens Heavy Equipment Repair Springnational Sand Drags at the Mohave County Fairgrounds in Kingman, AZ is complete. Marcus Norris came out on top in the Top Fuel qualifying session, running a 2.57 to take the provisional top spot into Saturday’s final qualifying. Scott Carroll accomplished the same feat as Norris, leading the Top Alcohol class. Jim DePasse laid down a stellar 3.01 to top the Pro Outlaw field with his wild Blown Jeep. DL King put the tune up in the Animal Control dragster & grand son Daniel guided the car to a spectacular 2.82 to top the Fast Fours class. Billy Morris & the 2 Dolla’ Bill Team continued their recent hot streak with an excellent 2.957 (2.95 Index) to top the class. Eliminations go off tomorrow for Sportsman & Junior classes along with final qualifying for the heads-up classes.

Top Fuel

Qualifying Order (After 1 Session)
1. Marcus Norris 2.579/138
2. Dennis Rieck 2.645/106
3. Jeff Janoe 2.702/148
4. Terri Blair 2.741/112

Friday TF Highlight Video

Top Alcohol
Qualifying Order (After 1 Session)
1. Scott Carroll 2.610/137
2. Dan Allen 2.675/139

Friday TA Highlight Video

Pro Outlaw FE
Qualifying Order (After 1 Session)
1. Jim DePasse 3.018
2. Frank Prock 3.414
3. Tracy Malan 3.579

Friday Pro Outlaw FE Highlight Video

Fast Fours
Qualifying Order (After 1 Session)
1. Daniel King 2.828
2. Aaron Mamer 2.930
3. Don Diffenbaugh 5.036
4. Brian Chapman 8.287

Friday FF Highlight Video

Top Eliminator
Qualifying Order (After 1 Session)
1. Billy Morris 2.957
2. Mark Punos 3.177
3. Terry Crawford 3.308
4. Tiffany Januik NT
No Times: Ron D’Artenay, Leon Januik, Jack Hines

Friday TE Highlight Video


Photos

Lengendary drag racing photographer Tim Marshall is on-site at Kingman this weekend and is supplying NSDN with some of his best shots of the event. Tim has 8x10 prints available as well as Photo CD's of a racer's particular car. Photos can be purchased from Tim at the track or through Tim Marshall/Donna Bistran Photography. They can be found online at http://nitrodreamingphotography.shutterfly.com . Enjoy some of Tim's great work.

07.jpg
#1 Qualifier in Top Fuel Marcus Norris has a lot to smile about after Day 1 in Kingman.

06.jpg
Jim DePasse in the Otis Simpson/DePasse/Larry Minor Motorsports Rat Poison Jeep laid down a great 3.01 to lead the pack in Pro Outlaw FE.

05.jpg
Scott Carroll prepping for his turn at the track, which carded a #1 qualifying spot in TA with a 2.61.

04.jpg
Dan Allen laid down a pretty 2.67 in the Lucas Oil TA Dragster for the #2 qualifying spot.

03.jpg
Terri Blair with the header flames high in the Fugowie Fueler ran a 2.74 to start off their weekend.

02.jpg
Dennis Rieck had the candles lit in the Hammer Down Fueler. He was on a great pass before problems set in down track & relegated him to a 2.64 for the #2 qualifying spot.

01.jpg
An awesome photo by Tim Marshall of Nick Schultzman with a great wheels up charge. Nick ran a best of 3.91 during Test and Tune.

Data Logs

TOP FUEL QUALIFYING DATA LOG                                                                                               

RUN       CAR #    DRIVER RT           60'           ET           MPH

Q1           127         TERRI BLAIR        0.613      1.159      2.741      112.09

Q1           528         MARCUS NORRIS              0.560      1.059      2.579      138.41

Q1           89           DENNIS RIECK   0.589      1.067      2.645      106.95

Q1           1497       JEFF JANOE         0.520      1.246      2.707      148.72

TOP ALCOHOL QUALIFYING DATA LOG                                                                                      

RUN       CAR #    DRIVER RT           60'           ET           MPH

Q1           722         DAN ALLEN          0.444      1.186      2.675      139.03

Q1           7598       SCOTT CARROLL               0.567      1.098      2.617      137.10

PRO OUTLAW FE QUALIFYING DATA LOG                                                                                  

RUN       CAR #    DRIVER RT           60'           ET           MPH

Q1           555         FRANK PROCK   0.593      1.317      3.414      99.38

Q1           8X           TRACY MALAN     0.330      1.455      3.579      93.74

Q1           5150       JIM DEPASSE      0.852      1.149      3.018      110.44

FAST FOURS QUALIFYING DATA LOG                                                                                          

RUN       CAR #    DRIVER RT           60'           ET           MPH

Q1           230         DON DIFFENBAUGH          0.656      1.723      5.036      41.26

Q1           1172       DANIEL KING       0.770      1.148      2.828      111.62

Q1           326         BRIAN CHAPMAN                29.644   1.941      8.287      27.26

Q1           173         AARON MAMER   0.604      1.220      2.930      101.49

TOP ELIMINATOR QUALIFYING DATA LOG                                                                                  

RUN       CAR #    DRIVER RT           60'           ET           MPH

Q1           53D        TERRY CRAWFORD          0.601      1.346      3.308      106.98

Q1           900         MARK PUNOS      0.587      1.265      3.177      106.97

Q1           45X         JACK HINES         NT - STAGE FOUL                                              

Q1           5022       BILLY MORRIS     0.452      1.219      2.957      108.64

Q1           701         TIFFANY JANUIK 0.526      NT-BROKE

Preview
NSDN is heading to the Mohave County Fairgrounds in Kingman, AZ for the Mertens Heavy Equipment Repair Springnational Sand Drags May 13-15. We will have our normal results, news, and videos each night after racing action is complete from this event. Also, keep an eye on the “Race Updates” live update side bar on the left side of the main page for updates from the event as it happens. This NSDN Daily Race Coverage is brought to you by Hammer Down Racing, Heavy  Metal/2 Dolla' Bill Racing, Kingman Sand Drags/Route 66 Wings & Wheels, Coldwater Kid T/F, and Swag Racing. Racing action kicks off on Friday with Test and Tune in the afternoon as well as Qualifying for the heads-up classes in the evening. We will have coverage of this event from start to finish. For any questions throughout the race weekend or to inquire about future Daily Race Coverage sponsorship opportunities, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


National Sand Drag News © 2017 | TB Web Development