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