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Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 15:08 PM

Jessie Rothenberger Wins First Universal Technical Institute Jr. Dragster Meet of the 2014 Season
Courtesy of John Bisci

At Maple Grove Raceway



MOHNTON, Pa. - It's official: Jessie Rothenberger of Glenmoore, Pa., is the first winner of the 2014 season at Maple Grove Raceway. Rothenberger scored the Universal Technical Institute Jr. Dragster Series win on the starting line when her opponent, Kyle Robb of Denver, Pa., "red-lit" (fouled) during the final round of eliminations.

To reach the final, Jessie defeated Ryan Wruble in the first round, Hollie Ray Bausher in the second, Amber Bell in the third and Matthew Witkowski in the semi-final.

To face Rothenberger in the final, Robb defeated Gabrielle Walleigh in the first round, Brian O'Brien in the second, Jamie Rothenberger in the third and Ranae Nyce in the semi-final.

FINAL-ROUND RESULTS (1/8-mile):
Winner: Jessie Rothenberger (Glenmoore, Pa.) .033 7.995 sec./83.12 mph.
Runner-up: Kyle Robb (Denver, Pa.) -.017 (foul) 7.883 sec./82.39 mph.

NEXT RACES:
Saturday, April 26 - First points race of the 2014 Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail (bracket racing).
Sunday, April 27 - Universal Technical Institute High School Challenge.

For more information, please call Maple Grove Raceway at (610) 856-9200 or visit www.maplegroveraceway.com. Follow Maple Grove Raceway on Facebook and Twitter (@maplegrove).





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