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Tue, 14 Feb 2012, 15:04 PM

Treadwell Leads NHRA Lucas Oil Winners in Orlando
Courtesy of NHRA Field Marketing

ORLANDO, Fla.-- Jenny Treadwell, Mount Plymouth, Fla., led all winners at Orlando Speed World Dragway and the NHRA Southeast Division Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series opening round. Treadwell took out Arnie Martel of Tewksbury, Mass., in the final of Comp Eliminator. Martel advanced to is second final round in Super Stock where John Kakalecik, Whitehouse Station, N.J., won in his '70 Barracuda. Ed Richardson and Mike Riggs also won from the home state. Richardson, Bradenton, Fla., won in Super Comp and Riggs won out of Ocala, Fla., in Super Street. Each winner pocketed their share of the event purse and contingency postings along with bragging rights and the champion's trophy.

The event was the first of six in the Southeast Division where racers earn points toward division, regional and national championships. Southeast Division racers head about an hour north to Gainesville Raceway for their next Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event where they will be joined by the 250 mph Top Alcohol Dragsters and Funny Cars for their opening round of the 2012 season. The Top Sportsman finals and the final three rounds of Top Dragster eliminations for this event will be held in Gainesville.

The following are the final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Orlando Speed World Dragway:

Jenny Treadwell, Mount Plymouth, Fla., dragster, E/ED, broke def.
Arnie Martel, Tewksbury, Mass., '07 GTO, D/AA, broke.

John Kakalecik, Whitehouse Station, N.J., '70 Cuda, SS/CA, 9.133, 125.13 def.
Arnie Martel, Tewksbury, Mass., '12 Camaro, SS/BM, foul.

Robbie Shaw, Bowdon, Ga., '01 Firebird, A/SA, 33.395, 31.85 def.
Merrill Schrimscher, Lake Mary, Fla., '85 Camaro, H/SA, foul.

Ed Richardson, Bradenton, Fla., '08 Mullis, 8.921, 168.85 def.
Tyler Caheely, Rock Spring, Ga., '02 Undercover, 8.887, 182.53.

David Owens, Laurens, S.C., '88 Mustang, 9.908, 161.71 def.
Steven Furr, Harrisburg, N.C., '68 Camaro, 9.904, 160.27.

Mike Griggs, Ocala, Fla., '66 Chevy II, 10.911, 138.29 def.
Gaines Hickman, Barnesville, Ga., '82 Malibu Sw, 10.881, 143.38.

10.00 INDEX
Billy Blanton Sr, Cocoa, Fla., '81 Camaro, 10.081, 144.18 def.
Jason Rollins, Alachua, Fla., '71 Nova, 9.996, 127.50.

11.00 INDEX
Brendan George, Gainesville, Fla., '92 Mustang, 11.064, 103.54 def.
Ernie Renfroe, Middleburg, Fla., '70 Camaro, 10.912, 109.16.

12.00 INDEX
Chris Stephenson, Tipton, Ind., '74 Apollo, 12.228, 86.47 def.
Charlie Romeo, Rockledge, Fla., '67 Camaro, 12.186, 110.91.

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