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Thu, 18 Apr 2019, 21:00 PM

Cowie and Januik Win Alcohol Titles
By Rick Green
Photo copyright 2019 Bob Johnson Photography

Mandella, Zavala, Burton, Dalrymple, Maddox, Dexter, Casner, Okerman and Newport also Win



LAS VEGAS -- Shawn Cowie (Top Alcohol Dragster) and Nick Januik (Top Alcohol Funny Car) lead winners at Lucas Oil Regional event at Las Vegas. Tony Mandella (Competition Eliminator), Larry Zavala (Super Stock), Brad Burton (Stock), Michael Dalrymple (Super Comp), Craig Maddox (Super Gas), John Dexter (Super Street), Steve Casner (Top Dragster), Rich Okerman (Top Sportsman), and Rick Newport (Sportsman Motorscyle) also win.


Standing, left to right: Shawn Cowie, Steve Casner, Craig Maddox,
Brad Burton, John Dexter, Nick Januik, and Michael Dalrymple.
Kneeling: Rich Okerman, Larry Zavala, Tony Mandella, and Rick Newport.


Shawn Cowie celebrates win.

Shawn Cowie won Top Alcohol Dragster defeating Garrett Bateman in the final running his second quickest pass of the event. He qualified number two with a 5.281 second pass at 272.28 mph. He defeated Fred Hanssen in round one and Kim Parker in the semifinal. He won his 25th Divisional Wally and 24th in Top Alcohol Dragster. This was his second win at the Spring race and fifth at the Las Vegas track at the Divisional level.


Nick Januik defeated Sean Bellemeur


Nick Januik celebrates win.


Nick Januik and crew celebrate win.

Nick Januik won his first Top Alcohol Funny Car title defeating Sean Bellemeur in the final. He qualified seventh and defeated Shane Westerfield in round one and Doug Gordon in the semifinal.


Tony Mandella defeated Doug Lambeck


Tony Mandella and crew celebrate win.

Tony Mandella won his seventh divisional title and fourth in Competition Eliminator and second at this event.

Tony Mandella, Camaro, A/SMA Index: 8.61, 0.027, 8.077, 165.60 defeated Doug Lambeck, Sunfire, D/SMA Index: 8.98, 0.045, 8.455, 158.07.


Larry Zavala (far lane) defeated Dave Kelly


Larry Zavala celebrates win.

Larry Zavala won his second Lucas Oil Drag Racing Wally.

Larry Zavala, Camaro, SS/IA Dial: 9.97, 0.058, 10.004, 126.58 def. Dave Kelly, Firebird, SS/JA Dial: 10.25, 0.046, 10.330, 126.54.


Brad Burton (far lane) defeated Jimmy DeFrank


Brad Burton

Brad Burton won his 11th Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Wally.

Brad Burton, Firebird, D/SA Dial: 10.81, 0.015, 10.810, 117.39 defeated Jimmy DeFrank, Camaro, AA/SA Dial: 10.04, 0.037, 10.038, 129.85.


Michael Dalrymple (far lane) defeated Brian Preszler


Michael Dalrymple celebrates win.

Michael Dalrymple won his 14th Lucas Oil Drag Racing Wally, his 11th in Super Comp and first at Las Vegas.

Michael Dalrymple, Dragster, 0.031, 9.054, 175.59 defeated Brian Preszler, Dragster, 0.035, 9.064, 177.07.


Craig Maddox (far lane) defeated Ken Mostowich


Craig Maddox

Craig Maddox won his first Lucas Oil Drag Racing Wally.

Craig Maddox, Prowler, 0.011, 10.037, 162.94 defeated Ken Mostowich, Corvette, -0.008, 10.046, 160.71.


John Dexter defeated Harlan Tucker


John Dexter

John Dexter won his seventh Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Wally and second this year.

John Dexter, Camaro, 0.010, 11.078, 140.59 defeated Harlan Tucker, Daytona, 0.108, 10.971, 134.32.


Steve Casner defeated Brianna Wiens


Steve Casner celebrates win.

Steve Casner won his 12th Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Wally and fifth in Top Dragster.

Steve Casner, dragster, 0.027, 6.836, 199.11 defeated Brianna Wiens, dragster, 0.052, 6.765, 202.12.


Richard Okerman defeated Sammy Gonzales


Richard Okerman

Richard Okerman won his fifth Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Wally.

Richard Okerman, Beretta, 0.017, 7.363, 162.39 defeated Sammy Gonzales, Grand Am, 0.186, 11.675, 94.44.


Rick Newport defeated Sean Conner


Rick Newport celebrates win.

Rick Newport, Suzuki GSXR, 8.210, 156.88 defeated Sean Conner, 8.652, 151.12.

Photos in this story and all photos from this event plus all Division Seven races can be purchased by e-mailing Bob Johnson at div7photo@gmail.com





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