NSDN Daily Race Coverage - TVSD BAD Nats June '12


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The 2012 BAD Nationals at Thunder Valley Sand Drags in Grain Valley, MO wrapped up on Saturday night as racers went all out for the event victories. In the Top Eliminator battle, the Turbo entries bested the Blown Alcohol Dragsters as Mike Smith took the win with his Turbo 4-cylinder Dragster over the Blown Alcohol V8 of Marc Luce. On the other hand, in the Pro 1 Cars class the V8’s emerged victorious with Texas racer John Acker making it two wins in a row to start off the Mid-America Sand Drag Series season as he defeated Garry Mullikin in the final round. The Pro 1 Quads came down to a great final round between local racer Charlie Curtis and Texas racer James Martin. Curtis would emerge victorious in this match up. Other big winners on the night included Randy Michaels (Pro 2 Cars), Jamie Winsor (Pro 2 ATV), David Risher (Sport Comp), and Craig Burgess (Sport ATV). *Run Sheets are now posted!!! 6-18-12*

Top Eliminator
1st-Mike Smith
2nd-Marc Luce
3rd-Terry Glasscock
3rd-Jeff Sieg

Round One Eliminations (Driver ET RT)
Mike Smith (W) 2.996 .221 Bye
Jeff Sieg (W) 3.175 .192 def. Russ Payne 2.897 .196
Marc Luce (W) NT Bye
Terry Glasscock (W) 2.951 .126 def. Jack Monroe 2.993 .240

Round Two Eliminations
Mike Smith (W) 2.998 .146 def. Jeff Sieg 3.176 .180
Marc Luce (W) 3.060 .327 def. Terry Glasscock 3.033 -.171

Final Round
Mike Smith (W) 3.030 .116 def. Marc Luce 3.085 .159

Final Qualifying Order
1. Mike Smith 2.958
2. Marc Luce 2.961
3. Jack Monroe 2.990
4. Jeff Sieg 3.034
5. Russ Payne 3.112
6. Terry Glasscock 3.217

Top Eliminator Qualifying Data Log & Eliminations Run Sheet
Top Eliminator Highlight Video

Pro 1 Cars / Pro Comp
1st-John Acker
2nd-Garry Mullikin
3rd-Dennis Burrows
Pro 1 Cars Eliminations Run Sheet

Pro 1 ATV / Pro ATV
1st-Charlie Curtis
2nd-James Martin
3rd-Darren Dockins
3rd-John Butler
Pro 1 ATV Eliminations Run Sheet

Pro 2 Cars
1st-Randy Michaels
2nd-Don Hatfield
3rd-Tony Hatfield
3rd-John Acker
Pro 2 Cars Eliminations Run Sheet

Pro 2 ATV
1st-Jamie Winsor
2nd-Rick Lovelace
3rd-Justin McLaughlin
3rd-Jason McKown

Sport Comp
1st-David Risher
2nd-Brad Buxton
3rd-Jeff Reese
Sport Comp Eliminations Run Sheet

Sport ATV
1st-Craig Burgess
2nd-Brian Beck
3rd-Taylor Whittle
4th-Rodney Culp

1st-Ashley George
2nd-Mikel Eades
3rd-Hunter Shelton
3rd-Isaac Green

1st-Hunter McKown
2nd-Darren Dockins
3rd-Daniel Dockins
3rd-Caleb Baker


Day 1 of racing action is complete at Thunder Valley Sand Drags in Grain Valley, MO as they host the Mid-America Sand Drag Series with the BAD Nationals. Qualifying in Top Eliminator saw the 4-cylinder Dragsters show up the Blown Alcohol cars as Mike Smith ran a great 2.958 to top the qualifying sheet. Fellow 4-cylinder racer Jack Monroe currently sits second with a 2.995. The V8 guys got the upper hand in the Pro 1 Cars class as Bill White defeated Ed Bunch in an all-Chevy V8 final round. Rick Lovelace emerged victorious in a tough Pro 1 Quads class defeating James Martin in the final round. Other winners on the night included Rick Hatfield (Pro 2 Cars), William Austin (Pro 2 ATV & Sport ATV), and David Risher (Sport Comp).

Top Eliminator
Qualifying Order (After 2 of 4 Sessions)
1. Mike Smith 2.958
2. Jack Monroe 2.990
3. Marc Luce 3.005
4. Russ Payne 3.178
5. Terry Glasscock 3.217

Friday TE Highlight Video

Pro 1 Cars / Pro Comp
1st-Bill White
2nd-Ed Bunch
3rd-Tom Coovert
3rd-Kenny Kapple
Pro 1 Cars Eliminations Run Sheet

Pro 1 ATV / Pro ATV
1st-Rick Lovelace
2nd-James Martin
3rd-Rick Jones
Pro 1 ATV Eliminations Run Sheet

Pro 2 Cars
1st-Rick Hatfield
2nd-Hunter Shelton
3rd-John Acker

Pro 2 ATV
1st-William Austin
2nd-Josh Hibdon
3rd-Jamie Winsor
3rd-Tony Pierce

Sport Comp
1st-David Risher
2nd-Ed Bunch
3rd-Jeff Reese

Sport ATV
1st-William Austin
2nd-Mollie Eades
3rd-Michael Main
3rd-Darren Dockins

National Sand Drag News will be on-site in Grain Valley, MO at Thunder Valley Sand Drags for the BAD Nationals over this weekend, June 15-16. This event also serves as Race 2 of the 2012 Mid-America Sand Drag Series. NSDN will have our normal Coverage with same day results, video, and more. This NSDN Daily Race Coverage event is brought to you courtesy of Thunder Valley Sand Drags. NSDN will also have Live Text & Video updates on our left sidebar. Racing kicks off on Friday with the first two rounds of TE qualifying as well as the first night Pro Bracket class action. Check back throughout the weekend for all the latest news from this event.

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