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Tue, 06 Mar 2018, 11:09 AM

Cowie and Westerfield Take Pacific Opener Wins
Courtesy of NHRA Field Marketing
Photo copyright 2018 Bob Johnson Photography





CHANDLER, Ariz.- In the final results from Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park and the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Pacific Division Opener, Shawn Cowie, Surry, B.C., and Shane Westerfield, Anaheim, Calif., took home the wins in Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car respectively.


Shawn Cowie defeated Joey Severance
Cowie worked his way through the field and ran 5.261 seconds at 277.26 mph in his final round victory over Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., who clocked in at 5.666 seconds, and 226.13 mph.


Shane Westerfield defeated Nick Januik
Westerfield faced off against Nick Januik, Las Vegas, Nev., and posted a winning run of 5.440 seconds, 272.23 mph in his '16 Camaro. Januik drove to a 5.600 second, 264.49 mph lap for his runner up finish.


Clint Neff defeated Ross Wilson
Clint Neff and Ed Niquette took home trophies in Comp and Super Stock respectively. Neff beat out Ross Wilson with a lap of 7.680 seconds at 164.65 mph, while Super Stock winner Niquette drove his '05 Cavalier to the win over George Stassi.

Other racers visiting the winner's circle this weekend was Brian McClanahan, Alta Loma, Calif., in Stock; Parker Theobald, St George, Utah, in Super Comp; Aron Kinard, Temecula, Calif., in Super Gas and Mark Yeager, Hollister, Calif., in Super Street. In the division's Top Sportsman class, it was Bryan Warr, Riverton, Utah, taking the win while Paul Nero, Eugene. Ore., won in Top Dragster, and in Sportsman Motorcycle, Anthony Canetti, Elk Grove Calif., took the prize.

Pacific Division racers head to The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the next NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event, April 13-15.

The following are the final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park:

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER: 
ROUND 1
1)Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., 5.241, 280.25 def. 6) Tiffany Januik, Las Vegas, Nev., 15.574,
36.72; 
2) Chris Demke, Tujunga, Calif., 5.380, 272.94 def. 5) Casey Grisel, Orangevale, Calif., 17.797,
59.23;
3) Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., 5.254, 275.96 def. 4) Johnny Ahten, Santa Clarita, Calif., 5.374,
266.37; 

SEMI-FINALS
Cowie, 5.255, 277.43 def. Demke, 8.781, 98.16; 
Severance, 5.230, 263.82 was unopposed; 

FINALS
Cowie, 5.261, 277.26 def. Severance, 5.666, 226.13. 

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR: 
ROUND 1
2) Chris Marshall, McMinnville, Ore., '17 Camaro, 5.435, 270.32 def. 7) Steve Macklyn, Bountiful,
Utah, '13 Mustang, 5.600, 260.26; 
3) Shane Westerfield, Anaheim, Calif., '16 Camaro, 5.433, 271.95 def.6) Steve Burck, Corpus
Christi, Texas, '17 Camaro, broke; 
1) Doug Gordon, Paso Robles, Calif.,'15 Camaro, 5.458, 271.62 def. 8) Ray Martin, Anchorage,
Alaska, '14 Monte Carlo, 5.560, 261.47; 
5) Nick Januik, Las Vegas, Nev., '16 Camaro, 5.592, 265.22 def. 4) Jay Payne, Claremont, Calif.,
'18 Camaro, 10.303, 83.37; 

SEMI-FINALS 
Westerfield, 5.425, 272.01 def. Marshall, 10.430, 117.72;
Januik, 5.628, 264.70 def. Gordon, 5.674, 267.69;

FINALS 
Westerfield, 5.440, 272.23 def. Januik, 5.600, 264.49. 

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
Clint Neff, Arvada, Colo., '32 Bantam, K/AA, 7.680, 164.65 def. Ross Wilson, San Bernardino, Calif., '05 Sunfire, C/SM, 8.217, 165.40.

SUPER STOCK
Ed Niquette, Lake Havasu City, Ariz., '05 Cavalier, SS/AM, 8.450, 161.21 def. George Stassi, Brea, Calif., '67 Camaro, SS/HA, 10.006, 129.64.

STOCK ELIMINATOR
Brian McClanahan, Alta Loma, Calif., '69 Camaro, AA/SA, 9.910, 125.11 def. Mike Cotten, Cave Creek, Ariz., '73 Duster, G/SA, 10.959, 118.93.

TOP DRAGSTER
Paul Nero, Eugene, Ore., '14 Undercover, 7.581, 131.19 def. John Taylor Jr., Wyomissing, Pa., '15 American, foul.

TOP SPORTSMAN
Bryan Warr, Riverton, Utah, '04 Corvette, 7.010, 196.47 def. Dave Slatten, Ft. Collins, Colo., '05 Grand AM, 6.730, 198.12.

SUPER COMP
Parker Theobald, St George, Utah, '01 Mullis, 8.912, 162.06 def. Evan Kowalski, Riverside, Calif., '09 Racecraft, 8.879, 173.34.

SUPER GAS
Aaron Kinard, Temecula, Calif., '63 Corvette, 9.915, 161.38 def. Marko Perivolaris, Petaluma, Calif., '67 Camaro, 9.880, 172.83.

SUPER STREET
Mark Yeager, Hollister, Calif., '69 Camaro, 10.901, 148.46 def. Ryan Giacone, Glendale, Ariz., '88 Thunderbird, 10.913, 144.00.

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE
Anthony Vanetti, Elk Grove, Calif., '00 Suzuki GS, 8.200, 142.26 def. DJ Martin, Glendale, Ariz., '05 Hayabusa, 8.829, 147.52.





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