WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Late Sunday afternoon rain showers moved into the West Palm Beach area forcing a cancellation to the completion of the Murray's Mountain Dew Citrus Nationals. Race officials determined to split the purse for each category with the remaining contestants except in Top Sportsman.
Top Sportsman will complete eliminations at the Orlando Open in two weeks. Niles Rubar from Cocoa, Fla. in his 1998 Chevy S-10 will have a bye into the final. Ronnie Davis from Lilburn Ga. in his 1963 Chevy Corvette will face Jerry Duke Jr from Fort Lauderdale Fla. in his 2000 Pontiac Firebird in the other semifinal matchup.
In Top Alcohol Dragster Michael Gunderson and Tony Bartone were the finalist when the rains set in. They split the prize money ($4,000 first place and the $1,700 runner-up) and flipped a coin for the Wally. Gunderson won the flip and the Wally.
Tony Fuller, Rogers Ark., Dragster-Chevy; Melissa Hutson, Lady Lake Fla., Undercover-Chevy; Bob Fuller, Rogers Ark., Undercover-Chevy; Robert Owens, Mamabar Fla., Undercover-Chevy; Rich Morin, Edgewater Fla., Undercover-Chevy; Paul Schultz, Lake Worth Fla., Horton; Jim Woeber, Palm City Fla., 1923-T Ford Roadster; and David Scigliuto, Seminole Fla., Worthy-Chevy were the quarterfinalist in Super Comp.
Jon Joiner Jr., Cocoa Fla., 1981 Chevy Camaro; Buck Linscomb, Orlando Fla., 1992 Chevy Beretta; Todd Thompson, Naples Fla., 1969 Chevy Camaro; Rendell Kuhns, Vero Beach Fla., 1981 Chevy Camaro, and Jeremy Preston, West Palm Beach Fla., 1976 Chevy Chevette were the quarterfinalist in Super Gas.
Michael Ruff, Orlando Fla., 1992 Chevy Camaro, Greg Glenn, Cape Coral Fla., 1993 Chevy S-10, and Dale Sowder, Davie Fla., 1967 Plymouth Barracuda were the semifinalist in Super Street.
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