KAUKAUNA, Wis. -- WIR has been in operations for well over forty years. This track sure has that old school feel and is the perfect place to host The GLNFCC and The America's 1320 Nostalgia Drag Racing Group. The track also had two wheel standers on hand to add to the show.
First out for the GLNFCC was Jerry Streb in the Dazed & Confused 69 Camaro taking on Ron Ooms in the Streakers Ride 69 Camaro. The crowd went wild when the blown motors fired up. Both cars left the line about the same time but had difficulties getting down the track. The Dazed & Confused Camaro took the win.
The next run could have been straight out of the seventies as the Solid Rock 71 Mustang took on the Chris Schneider driven MoparCrazy 70 Challenger. The burnouts were strong and the pair staged. Chris was out first but the Mustang past him and took the win.
Next round was rushed as you could now see the pending storm clouds moving in. Again the wheelie trucks and the 1320 Group were up first.
First up was the KnightShift Omni taking on a fellow Chicagoan, the Solid Rock Mustang. Both cars did their burnouts and a few short dry hops. Again Rocky moved first and held on for the win. Rocky must have been doing some practicing this winner as he has really improved his reaction this year.
The next pair was the Dazed & Confused Camaro, against the Damn Yankee Vega. The spectators really went wild when Jerry clicked off a true half-track burnout. The Camaro red lite and Mark laid down a .067 reaction time to catch up with the Camaro and take the win.
Next up was a pair of Camaro's. The Streakers Ride taking on the Blue Thunder. Both cars came out with good burnouts and staged. They both seem to be reading a book or something as the both had a very late light. The track seems to be changing with the weather as both cars bounced and moved a lot all the way down the quarter mile. The Blue Thunder held on for the win.
The final was set, it would be the Solid Rock taking on the Damn Yankee, unfortunately as the cars returned to the pits it was obvious that the skies were about ready to open up. They did and this final will have to be played out some other day.
The Good Vibrations Motorsports Reaction Time Award went to Mark Horvath driving The Damn Yankee Vega. This was The GLNFCC first trip to WIR and we had a great time. Thanks to all of the track personnel, they made us feel right at home. We look forward to returning next year.
Thanks to all of our sponsors. Peak, Pace Performance, Good Vibration Motorsports, Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels & Blu Def.
Check out our website www.glnfcc.com and our Facebook page for up to date information and next years schedule.
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