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2013 NMRA Norwalk Sunday Sameday Coverage

June 13, 2013 by Chad Houghton
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Afco Street Outlaw


The Street outlaw finals saw no other then the man who has been on fire this year Phil Hines!  In the other lane was the 4x Drag Radial Champ Jason Lee.  Hard work pays of,f as Jason and his crew struggled all weekend working on getting the bugs out of the  new Vortech XB105 combo.  In to the beams, Jason was out of the gate first with a .032 to Phil's .048.  Both cars screamed down the track straight as an arrow.  This race would be won on power alone, with Phil pouring on the coals half track to catch Jason , taking the lead and crossing the line first with a This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to Jason's This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Edelbrock Renegade

 

The finals in Renegade would pit Brian Mitchell's supercharged car to the only nitrous car in the field owned by Scott Grove.  When it came time to roll through the water box that's all Scott did, was roll.  It didn't take long to realize Scott hurt his motor in the second round and got lucky with a bye in the third to make it here to the finals.  As both cars took the tree it was only Brian who left when the go light came on leaving Scott at the line.  Brian left hard but clicked it off early costing to a This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Nitto Factory Stock


In Factory Stock the action was killer with a lot of upsets.  In the first round Carlos Sobrino went out against Sondra Leslie and John Leslie was take out at the knees by Matthew Williams.  Matthew would make it all the way to the finals to take on the number one qualifier Matt Amrine.  When the lights came down it was Matt with the reaction .120 to Matthews .141.  Both cars where banging gears as Matthew tried to keep up with the pace.  When the pair got off the gas it was Matt with the win running This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to Matthew's This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Stange Coyote Stock

Coyote Stock would would pair up the same finalist from Brandenton.  The last time, Shane Stymeist was on the loosing end against Joe Marini.  That was then and this is now as both cars left the line, Joe reacted quicker with a .014 to Shane's .060.  Joe and Shane grabbing gears at different shift points one after another until they had no more.  When the board lit up it was Shane with the win running This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to Joe's This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Exedy Modular Muscle

Two of Mod Muscles fierce competitors, Reggie Burnette Jr and Gary Hollywood Parker would face off in the finals.  When the tree came down, Gary let off the trans brake button a little to early going red with a -.009 to Reggie's .012.  Handing the win to Reggie.  Reggie dedicated his fathers day win to his father Reggie Burnette Sr, who pasted away last year.

Roush Super Stang

In Super stang Diallo Walcott was having a great day with a bye in the first round, he drove around two more competitors to make it into the finals to race Larry Firestone.  Diallo would race to do his burnout and race to get in the beams, bring up the RPM's just waiting for Larry to pull in.  Mean while Larry being a seasoned racer, took his time doing a burnout and staging the car.  When the lights came down Diallo dumped the clutch... and... nothing.  Larry realizing his competitor broke, waited till he saw green and went down the track clicking it off early to take the win.

Detroit Locker Truck N Lighting

Truck N Lighting would see Robert Chuhran and Steve Martin, both having a bye run along the way to finals.  With both trucks only separated by a tenth, when the tree came down it was Robert with the .092 to Steve's .208.  Down the track Steve had to play catch up from his lazy light, the win light come on in Steve's lane running 10.571 on his 10.50 dial to Roberts 10.909 on his 10.68.

Flex-A-Lite Open Comp

With the most cars and the most red lights, Open Comp had some tough action down the track and on the tree.  James Johnson Jr and Woody Pack made it through the gauntlet on each side of the ladder to face off in the final round.  When the tree came down Woody Pack pecked off a little to soon going red, handing James the win.

Granatelli 5.0L Shootout

With the only two car that qualified in the 8's, Nelson Whilock would face off against Chris Cruz in the final round.  Nelson with the faster car cut a better light then Cris with a .080 to Chris's .111.  With the lead off the tree it was all Nelson who pulled away from Chris running This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to Chris's This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to take the win.

Royal Purple Female Quick Shootout

Donna Million, the girlfriend of Randy Seward, had been practicing for two months and just recently got her license to drive his 8 second coupe.  When the Calypso Green Mustang pulled in the water box the Female shootout was over before it even started.  With the next closest car being in the 10's all Donna needed to do was wait for the green and let it loose.  Running low 9's high 8's in qualifying Donna would take it easy running bottom 9's until the final round where she faced off against Tracy Keller.  When the tree came down it was all Donna who took the win  running This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. against Tracy's This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

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