Search for in
NHRA LODRS IHRA PDRA Drag News Photos
Tue, 30 Apr 2013, 11:58 AM

Krabill Scores Ignitor Heritage Title at Firebird
Courtesy of NHRA Field Marketing





BOISE, Idaho -

Kris Krabill
In convincing fashion, Kris Krabill collected his second straight major Firebird event title during the recently concluded NAPA Auto Parts Ignitor Nitro Opener. Presented by Dan Wiebold Ford, the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series meet for the Funny Car division attracted a very impressive thirteen entries for this year's 8-car qualified field.

The qualifiers included: Dan Horan Jr. at 5.83; Robert Overholser at 5.86; Kris Krabill at 5.91; Roger Garten at 6.06; Dennis LaCharite at 6.07; Cameron Ferre at 6.11; Tim Boychuk at 6.15; and Mark Sanders at 6.15. Non-qualifiers were Jason Rupert (6.26), Tom Padilla (6.34), Chris Davis (6.48) and Wally Giavia (6.81).

During eliminations, Krabill ran 5.90, 5.87, and a final round 5.85-245.63 with the Bucky Austin and Mike O'Brien-owned `78 Trans Am. They defeated Dan Horan Jr., who finished at 5.91-246.64, red-lighting his chances away in the final. Horan recorded top speed of the weekend at 248.00 mph.

Both Dennis LaCharite with his "Back in Black" `69 GTO and Robert Overholser at the wheel of the Don Nelson "California Hustler" `77 Trans Am, which recorded the quickest elapsed time of the weekend in first round of eliminations at 5.82, were the two semi-finalists.





Drag News: 10 Most Recent Entries [ top ]

Feb 08- Year-Round Online Shopping on Summit Motorsports Park's New Quarter Mile Clothing Company Website
Feb 08- Atlanta Dragway Hosts All the Stars & All the Cars in April
Feb 08- Whyalla City Council Backs Sportsman Series
Feb 07- Motorsports HoF Announces 2016 Inductees
Feb 06- Money Trail Series Schedule and Sponsors
Feb 06- K&N Spring Fling Million presented by Optima News
Feb 06- 12-Race Slate for Super Chevy Show
Feb 06- Aruba Airport Excited to Partner with Team Aruba Racing
Feb 04- Prolong Unveils 60's Themed 1955 Chevy Wagon
Feb 02- Matheson Celebrates Latest Australian Nationals Triumph

Copyright ©2016 AUTOSALES INC, dba Summit Racing Equipment
Ready to take your order at 1-800-230-3030 | Customer Service 1-800-517-1035