REYNOLDS, Ga. - In the final results from Silver Dollar Raceway and the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, four Georgia racers took home NHRA Wally trophies including Van Puckett, Monroe, Ga., and Jeffery Barker, Warner Robins, Ga.
Puckett ran down Michael Hardee, Hampstead, N.C., with a pass of 8.281 seconds, 162.14 mph for the Comp Eliminator title in his '05 Cavalier and Barker took the win in the Davis Golf Cart Top Sportsman class. Baker went 211.76 mph in his '02 Camaro in 6.664 seconds in beating Jackie Robinson, Greer, S.C. in a '66 Nova.
Sherman Adcock, Fortson, Ga., grabbed his second win of the weekend and nearly a third advancing to the final in both Super Comp and Super Gas. Adcock took the trophy in Super Gas on Saturday for the postponed Lucas Oil event from Bristol Dragway then came back on Sunday for a shot at two more. He knocked out Buck Holmes for the Super Comp title with a run of 8.887, 167.80 but fell short to Luke Bogacki, in the Super Gas final. Bogacki, Carterville, Ill., went 9.904 at 146.72 in his '63 Corvette to stop Adcock.
Monroe, Ga., resident P.J. Raines put his '71 Camaro in the winner's circle when he beat Vinny Laudicina, Boca Raton, Fla., in the final of Super Street and Lauren Freet, Lewisville, N.C., defeated Casey Spradlin in the Hickory Enclosed Trailers Top Dragster class running 7.185 at 178.28 mph.
David Rampy and Kyle Rizzoli covered the fields in Super Stock and Stock respectively. Rampy, Piedmont, Ala., knocked out Brad Zaskowski with a 10.315 second lap at 122 mph to the quicker 9.786, 133.65 of Zaskowski. Rizzoli, San Luis Obispo, Calif., got the best of Jeff Adkinson in his '67 Camaro posting a time of 10.867, 112.34.
Rounding out the winners were Mike DeSio, Seminole, Fla., over Stan Sinack in the 10.00 Index; Bob George, Satellite Beach, Fla., beating Charlie McCulloch, Kennesaw, Ga., in 11.00; and Shame Williams, Knoxville, Tenn., taking out Bill France, Warner Robins, Ga., in 12.00.
This was the final event in the NHRA Southeast Division Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series however racers can travel outside their division and continue to score points toward national, regional and divisional championships.
The following are the final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Silver Dollar Raceway: