Texas Raceway August 27 Results

If you missed this race, you missed a good one. There were 9 different classes for all kinds of car enthusiasts. The Pro Mod/Renegade race originally scheduled for August 13 was rain delayed to August 27 which meant we ran our classes along with the Southwest Heritage Racing Association (SHRA). Mother Nature was a drag racing fan and that was evident by the very nice weather we had. After two rounds of qualifying in our series, here’s how everything unfolded.

#1 Steve Wiley – 3.921 at 182 mph **Low ET Blown**
#2 Gaylen Smith – 3.932 at 190 mph **Top MPH Blown**
#3 Bob Alexander – 4.104 at 187 mph
#4 Eric Clark – 4.145 at 157 mph **Best reaction time qualifying .004)
#5 Chad Green – 4.212 at 172 mph **Low ET Nitrous**
#6 David Baldwin – 4.275 at 173 mph **Top MPH Nitrous**
#7 Eddie Roach – 4.547 at 165 mph
#8 Wayne Welch – 4.743 at 156 mph
#9 Chuck Poindexter – 4.789 at 156 mph
#10 Spencer Johnson – 5.172 at 130 mph
#11 James Satterwhite – NT
#12 Perry Dunn – NT

First Round:

Steve Wiley (W) 4.549 at 110 mph (.070 RT)
Wayne Welch (RU) 4.709 at 154 mph (.044 RT)

Wiley looked like he ran a quarter mile in his 1/8 lane but still captures the win.

Bob Alexander (W) 4.122 at 187 mph (.029 RT)
David Baldwin (RU) 10.490 at 39 mph (.042 RT)

David Baldwin shook the tires and coasted down track but Bob was on another consistent run and takes the win.

Eric Clark (W) 4.356 at 150 mph (.076 RT)
Chad Green (RU) 4.933 at 108 mph (.067 RT)

Chad had a slight starting line advantage and was all over the track but Eric Clark powered by for the win.

Eddie Roach (W) 4.322 at 166 mph (.017 RT)
Gaylen Smith (RU) 4.635 at 108 mph (.212 RT)

Eddie had a holeshot advantage but Gaylen was making up ground when the transmission jumped outta gear and Eddie got the win.

Semi-Finals:

Bob Alexander (W) 4.203 at 158 mph (.047 RT)
Eddie Roach (RU) 4.421 at 169 mph (.026 RT)

Eric Clark (W) 7.709 at 57 mph (.006 RT) **Best Reaction time Eliminations**
Steve Wiley (RU) 4.421 at 128 mph (.031 RT)

Steve should have been the winner of this race based on the numbers but he got way out of shape and crossed the center line giving the automatic win to Eric.

Finals:

Bob Alexander (W) 4.122 at 187 mph (.039 RT)
Eric Clark (RU) 5.428 at 89 mph (.034 RT)

Bob on another consistent run and consistency wins races. Congratulations to Team Pro Mod Bob for their victory and to Eric Clark and the Clark Bros. Team for their runner-up finish as well.

Our hearts go out to the Ron Muncey family for their tragic loss. I didn’t know Ron personally but I had definitely heard of him. R.I.P. Mr. Muncey.

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