FERRIS, Texas - Amarillo Dragway edged home track Xtreme Raceway Park's Team 1 for the top spot in the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Division 4 (Renegades) Summit Team Finals over the weekend.
The final margin was Amarillo with a 54-51 win over Xtreme with Pine Valley Raceway's Team 1 and Little River Dragway tied for third with 46 points. Other tracks who participated were: Penwell Knights Dragway, Alamo City Dragway, Mo-Kan Dragway and Edinburg Motorsports Park.
Leading up to the main event, racers participated in Gambler's races and "best of" awards.
Top - Daryl Hamlin Jr. (Pine Valley 2) made a 4.617-second run against a 4.61 dial-in paired with a -.001 reaction time to defeat Bryson Parks (Xtreme) who finished in 10.344 on a 5.49 dial-in after a -.003 reaction time.
Mod - Jake Howard (Amarillo) posted a 6.630 on a 6.64 dial-in with a .032 reaction time to best Duane Garner (Little River) who ran 6.793 on a 6.82 dial-in with a -.005 reaction time.
Junior - Jaycee Lowery (Pine Valley 1) had a quick reaction time of .005 and followed with a 7.936-second run on a 7.93 dial-in. Andrew Goss (Mo-Kan Dragway) was runner up after red-lighting and the going 13.633 on a 7.97 dial-in.
Track Operators Race
Friday's Gambler's Race
Top - Jake Hughes (Pine Valley 2) 6.378 on a 6.37 dial-in, .023 reaction time defeated Kris Coppedge (Penwell Knights) 4.941 on a 4.93 dial-in, .038 reaction time.
Mod - Ronny Speer (Pine Valley 1) 5.784 on a 5.78 dial-in, .036 reaction time defeated Daryl Hamlin Jr. (Pine Valley 2) 6.517 on a 6.52 dial-in, .045 reaction time.
Junior - Keith Hillin (Little River) 7.882 on a 7.90 dial-in, .084 reaction time defeated Dalton Lummus (Pine Valley 1) 8.434 on a 7.94 dial-in, -.024 reaction time.
Sunday's Gambler's Race
Top - Don Baker (Xtreme) 4.736 on a 4.72 dial-in, .005 reaction time defeated Tanner Thorp (Penwell Knights) 4.683 on a 4.69 dial-in, .023 reaction time.
Mod - Troy Morgan (Amarillo) 6.161 on a 6.16 dial-in, .002 reaction time defeated Jake Howard (Amarillo) 6.602 on a 6.59 dial-in, .016 reaction time.
Junior - Andrew Goss (Mo-Kan Dragway) 8.657 on an 8.04 dial-in, -.006 reaction time defeated Hayden Trumble (Pine Valley 1) 7.877 on a 7.93 dial-in, -.007 reaction time.
Special Awards Best Appearing Open Bodied Car - Cassie Pennington, Edinburg Motorsports Best Engineered Open Bodied Car - Cole Herbold, Alamo City Motorplex Best Appearing Full Bodied Car - Terry Tanner, Xtreme Raceway Park Best Engineered Full Bodied Car - Phillip Pennington, Edinburg Motorsports Park Best Appearing Junior Dragster - Caden Meuth, Alamo City Motorplex Best Engineered Junior Dragster - Bodie Bennett, Amarillo Dragway Best Decorated Grandstands - Pine Valley Raceway Best Team Spirit - Xtreme Raceway Park Best Appearing Sponsor Banner - Alamo City Motorplex Best Appearing Team - Pine Valley Raceway Track of the Year - Penwell Knights Dragway Team Standings 1. Amarillo Dragway 54 2. Xtreme Raceway Park No. 1 51 3. Pine Valley Raceway No. 1 46 3. Little River Dragway 46 5. Penwell Knights Dragway 42 6. Pine Valley Raceway No. 2 33 7. Xtreme Raceway Park No. 2 27 8. Alamo City Dragway 17 9. Mo-Kan Dragway 15 10. Edinburg Motorsports Park 10