TOPEKA, Kan. -- Tri-State Raceway took home two individual championships on its way to the Team Championship at this weekend's NHRA West Central Division Summit Racing Series at Heartland Park Topeka.
Cassil, in his '66 Chevy, recorded a 10.682 second pass at 114.33 mph to knock out Bob Westhoff with an 11.012, 118.97. Cassil was joined in the winner's circle by teammate and motorcycle champion, Pazour who clocked in at 9.078 at 134.86 on his '86 Suzuki to defending champion Jeff Lanoue who ran an 8.536, 157.39 mph pass.
The Super Pro Champion was Mike Wibushouser of Blair, Neb., racing for the Nebraska Motorplex. Wibushouser beat out J.R. Lober of KCIR (Kansas City International Raceway) for the win and will advance to the Summit National Championship in Pomona California where he and three other champions from this weekend will face off against the champions from the six other NHRA Divisions.
Brad Mickle drove his '67 Mustang to a win over Kevin Rolph out of Minneapolis while Steven Graham captured the High School crown taking out Tyler Bonhom with a run of 11.301, 117.38 to Bonhom's 11.258, 116.59. Winner's in the Jr. Drag Racing classes were Michelle Cobb of Odessa, Mo., Michelle Brewer of Osawatomie, Kan., and Gage Fredenburg of Omaha, Neb.
In the Race of Champions Race on Saturday night it was Dennis Willett and his '82 Corvette taking the win over David Goolsby of Valley Lenter, Kan. in the car class while Mike Ballard of Freeport, Ill., bettered Donnie Durenberger in the motorcycle class.
The following are final round results from the NHRA West Central Division Summit Racing Series:
SUPER PRO Mike Wibushouser, Blair, Neb., 9.781, 152.52 def. J.R. Lober, Desoto, Kan., 8.574, 152.54 PRO Tyler Cassil, Belton, Mo., '66 Chevy, 10.682, 114.33 def. Bob Westhoff, Marthasville, Mo., '60 Falcon, 11.012, 118.97 SPORTSMAN Brad Mickle, Lino Lakes, Minn., '67 Mustang, 13.151, 100.39 def. Kevin Rolph, Minneapolis, Minn., '67 GT, 13.329, 100.70 PRO BIKE Tim Pazour, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, '86 Suzuki, 9.078, 134.86 def. Jeff Lanoue, Simmerman, Minn., 8.536, 157.39 HIGH SCHOL Steven Graham, Hutchinton, Kan., '68 Camaro, 11.301, 117.38 def. Tyler Bonhom, Lamed, Kan., '82 Cutlass, 11.258, 116.59 JR. DRAGSTER 8-9 Michelle Cobb, Odessa, Mo., '00 dragster, 13.395, 46.96 def. Shaley Epperson, Silver Lakes, Kan., '00 dragster, 13.430, 45.94 JR. DRAGSTER 10-12 Michelle Brewer, Osawatomie, Kan., 9.312, 66.91 def. Nick Peterson, Abilene, Kan., 9.132, 68.70 JR. DRAGSTER 13-17 Gage Fredenburg, Omaha, Neb., '01 dragster, 8.050, 79.15 def. Mattie Thomas, Marshall, Mo., '99 dragster, 8.688, 72.67
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