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Sun, 9 Sep 2001, 11:13 AM

Gibson, Manzo Pick Up Wins in Englishtown
Courtesy of NHRA Marketing





ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. -- In the final results from Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, Federal-Mogul Dragster driver Billy Gibson and Federal-Mogul Funny Car driver Frank Manzo took home the honors.

Gibson of Chapico, Md., took on Rich McPhillips of Phoenixville, Penn., in the final and laid down a 5.652-second, 254.18 mph pass to take the win. Morganville, N.J., resident Manzo faced Newberry of Schenectady, N.Y. His 5.742-second run at 253.99 mph was enough to turn on the win lights. Winners in other categories are Don Stratton of Beloit, Ohio, in Comp; Peter Biondo of Mt. Laurel, N.J., in Super Stock; Lee Zane of Pittsgrove, N.J., in Stock; James Antonette of Valley Stream, N.Y., in Super Comp; Ed Alessi of Valley Stream, N.Y., in Super Gas; and Mike Giuliano of Wantagh, N.Y., in Super Street.

The following are the final results from the NHRA Federal-Mogul Drag Racing Series event at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park:

FEDERAL-MOGUL DRAGSTER
3. Billy Gibson, Chapico, Md., 5.652 sec., 254.18 mph def.
1. Rich McPhillips, Phoenixville, Penn., 5.801, 232.31

FEDERAL-MOGUL FUNNY CAR 
1. Frank Manzo, Morganville, N.J., '01 Avenger, 5.742 sec., 253.99 mph def. 
3. Bob Newberry, Schenectady, N.Y., '01 Avenger, 9.272, 94.72
 
COMP ELIMINATOR
Don Straton, Beloit, Ohio, B/SR, '34 Chevrolet, 8.158, 157.58 def. 
Jeff Taylor, Lumberton, N.C., A/T, '01 S-10, 7.634, 176.60

SUPER STOCK
Peter Biondo, Mt. Laurel, N.J., G/FA, '00 Firebird, 10.186, 130.19 def.
Brad Huntzberry, Smithsburg, Md., SS/JA, '69 Camaro, 10.537, 125.66

STOCK ELIMINATOR
Lee Zane, Pittsgrove, N.J., I/SA, '73 Buick, 12.132, 107.27 def. 
Peter Biondo, Mt. Lourel, N.J., K/SA, '78 Firebird, 12.011, 107.50

SUPER COMP
James Antonette, Valley Stream, N.Y., '93 dragster, 8.895, 166.60 def. 
Tom Hunter, York, Penn., '00 dragster, 8.887, 164.15

SUPER GAS
Ed Alessi, Valley Stream, N.Y., '63 Pontiac, 9.907, 143.02 def. 
Scot Denoro, Langhorne, Penn., '83 Corvette, 9.869, 154.71

SUPER STREET
Mike Giuliano, Wantagh, N.Y., '67 Camaro, 10.937, 133.53 def. 
Glenn Winzer, Vernon, N.J., '93 Mustang, 10.937, 127.71







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