MADISON, Ill. --
Mon, 24 Sep 2018, 18:17 PM
Rampy Scores Number 99 at Gateway Motorsports Park
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Photo copyright 2018 Auto Imagery, Inc.
In the final results from the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals and the Lucas Oil Drag Racing
Series, David Rampy claimed victory and took home is his 99th NHRA national event win this weekend
at Gateway Motorsports Park.
David Rampy celebrates his 99th National event Wally.
Rampy, Piedmont, Ala., worked his way through the field and ran 7.240 seconds at 166.13 mph in his
final round victory over Allen Wilson, Kokomo, Ind., who clocked in at 8.238 seconds, 163.75 mph.
Wilson took the starting line advantage off the line but could not hold off Rampy, giving Rampy win
number 99 at the national level.
Leah Pritchett celebrates her second National event Wally in
Leah Pritchett was victorious over Stephen Bell in the SAM Factory Stock Showdown for her second
win in as many races having won in Factory Stock at the US Nationals earlier this month. Pritchett
clocked in at 8.001 seconds at 172.36 mph in her '15 Challenger. Bell left the line but quickly had
problems and watched Pritchett disappear down track.
Drew Skillman celebrates his seventh National event Wally in
Drew Skillman was pulling double duty this weekend and nearly pulled off the double as he advanced
to the final round in both Stock and Pro Stock. Skillman took the holeshot in Stock against Daryl
Bureski and held on for the win in a double breakout for his 15th career win. He then faced off
with Tanner Gray in Pro Stock with Gray taking the win and ending Skillman's hopes a double.
Greg Stanfield celebrates his sixth National event Wally in
Rick Hughes celebrates his first National event Wally.
Tim Nicholson celebrates his third National event Wally.
Glenn Butcher celebrates his first National event Wally.
Jennifer White celebrates her second National event Wally.
Other racers visiting the winner's circle this weekend were Greg Stanfield, Bossier City, La., in
Super Stock; Rick Hughes, Fishers, Ind., in Super Comp and Tim Nicholson Concordia, Kan., in Super
Gas; In Top Sportsman and Top Dragster presented by Racing RV's it was Glenn Butcher, Doylestown,
Ohio, taking the win in Top Sportsman while Jennifer White, Conroe, Texas, won in Top Dragster.
The following are the final results from the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway
David Rampy, Bantam, 7.240, 166.13 def. Allen Wilson, GTO, 8.238, 163.75.
Greg Stanfield, Chevy Camaro, 9.937, 130.63 def. Brad Zaskowski, Camaro, 10.075, 120.20.
Drew Skillman, Ford Mustang, 8.864, 150.03 def. Daryl Bureski, Olds Cutlass, 11.421, 115.53.
Rick Hughes, Dragster, 8.921, 161.40 def. Don Higgins, Dragster, 8.884, 166.05.
Tim Nicholson, Chevy Camaro, 9.904, 101.97 def. Mitch Withers, Chevy Corvette, 9.856, 149.48.
Jenifer White, Dragster, 6.164, 209.36 def. Afton Swanson, Dragster, 6.104, 226.85.
Glenn Butcher, Chevy Camaro, 6.534, 203.68 def. Bill Yates Sr., Camaro, 6.717, 209.85.
SAM FACTORY STOCK SHOWDOWN
Leah Pritchett, Dodge Challenger, 8.001, 172.36 def. Stephen Bell, Chevy Camaro, Broke.
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