EPPING, N.H. --
Mon, 09 Jul 2018, 17:24 PM
Women Victorious at Epping
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Photo copyright 2018 Auto Imagery, Inc.
In the final results from New England Dragway and the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Randi Lyn
Ship, Floyds Knobs, Ind., and local racer, Deborah DiGenova, Derry, N.H., took home the wins in
Stock Eliminator and Top Dragster presented by Racing RV's respectively.
Randi Lyn Ship celebrates fifth National event win.
Shipp, worked her way through the field and ran 10.548 seconds at 119.12 mph in her final round
victory over Howie Smith, Syracuse, N.Y., who clocked in at 11.938 seconds, 106.81 mph.
Deborah DiGenova celebrates second National event win.
DiGenova faced off against Rebecca Miller, Canterbury, Conn., and posted a winning run of 6.802
seconds, 194.60 mph in her '03 Dragster. Miller was right on her heels at 6.844 seconds, 193.99 mph
for her runner up finish.
Anthony Bongiovanni celebrates first National event win.
In the final round of Super Stock Anthony Bongiovanni, Hopatcong, N.J., defeated Tom Boucher,
Byfield, Mass, in his '14 Cobra Jet clocking in at 8.461 seconds, 158.24 mph. Boucher had the
starting line advantage, but Bongiovanni had the power to take the win and his first national event
Ken Bowers celebrates first National event win.
In Super Gas, 77 years young, Ken Bowers, Islip, N.Y., went against Justin Lopes, Lakeville, Mass.
Bowers had a better reaction time and used it to his advantage taking home his first win with a run
of 9.919 seconds at 162.49 mph.
Doug Vancil celebrates third National event win.
It was a close race in Mickey Thompson Top Fuel Harley between Doug Vancil, Cedar Crest, N.M., and
Jay Turner, Julian N.C. Turner was quick on the tree but Vancil reached him before they reached 60
feet and continued to pull away taking the win with a run of 6.283 seconds and 222.44 mph for his
Mike Robilotto celebrates third National event win.
Peter Maduri celebrates first National event win.
Dave Testa celebrates first National event win.
Tiina Duncanson celebrates National event win.
Other racers visiting the winner's circle this weekend were Mike Robilotto, Albany, N.Y., in Super
Comp and Peter Maduri, N Tonawanda, N.Y., in Super Street. In the Top Sportsman class prevented by
Racing RV's, it was Dave Testa, Seekonk, Mass., taking the win while Tiina Duncanson, Acton, ONT.,
won in Pro Stock Sled.
The following are the final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and the NHRA New
England Nationals at New England Dragway:
Anthony Bongiovanni, Ford Mustang, 8.461, 158.24 def. Tom Boucher, Pontiac Firebird, 9.571, 138.19
Randi Lyn Shipp, Pontiac Firebird, 10.548, 119.12 def. Howie Smith, Chevy Malibu, 11.938, 106.81
Mike Robilotto, Dragster, 8.935, 172.78 def. Timmy Markoglu, Dragster, 8.902, 182.97
Ken Bowers, Chevy Corvette, 9.919, 162.49 def. Justin Lopes, Chevy Nova, 9.943, 166.09
Peter Maduri, Chevy S-10, 10.907, 142.39 def. Brian Sawyer, Chevy Camaro, 10.881, 143.29
TOP DRAGSTER PRESENTED BY RACING RV'S
Deborah DiGenova, Dragster, 6.802, 194.60 def. Rebecca Miller, Dragster, 6.844, 193.99
TOP SPORTSMAN PRESENTED BY RACING RV'S
Dave Testa, Chevy Corvette, 7.221, 189.31 def. Brian Conrey, Corvette, 6.965, 197.65
MICKEY THOMPSON TOP FUEL HARLEY
Doug Vancil, Weekend, 6.283, 222.44 def. Jay Turner, Dixie, 6.487, 191.57
PRO STOCK SNOWMOBILE
Tiina Duncanson, Ski-Doo, 8.269, 155.69 def. Brian Garbus, Yamaha, 8.345, 152.23
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