Friday, March 24, 2017
Top Dragster: Ivey Brannon from Boiling Springs, S.C., won the Top Dragster final at the starting tree with a .006 reaction time and a 4.463 run and 148.71 mph on a 4.44 dial-in. Tim Butler from Sarasota, Fla., finished runner-up with a 4.792 run at 143.59 mph on a 4.78 dial-in and a .028 reaction time.
Top Sportsman: Doug Gbur from Greer, S.C., captured the victory as David Rackley of Wilmington, N.C., red-lighted in the Top Sportsman final. Gbur matched his 4.68-dial in with a 4.689 elapsed time at 149.06 mph on a .036 reaction time. Rackley finished at 15.323 seconds at 45.19 mph on a 4.91 dial-in.
Quick Rod: With both drivers matching their 5.70 dial-ins, Danny Waters Jr. from LaGrange, N.C., put together a better overall package to edge fellow Tar Heel driver Jimmy Collins from Walkertown, N.C. Waters ran 5.709 at 145.26 mph with a .009 reaction time. Collins posted a 5.709 at 145.68 mph with a .013 reaction time.
Super Rod: Craig Porter from Silver Spring, Md., emerged victorious against Darius Poitier from Louisville, Ga., in the Super Rod final with both drivers racing against a 6.40 dial-in. Porter went down the track in 6.423 seconds at 125 mph and a .063 reaction time. Poitier was quicker at the tree with a .016 reaction time. He finished with a 6.388 elapsed time at 128.53 mph.
Hot Rod: David Lincoln from Charleston, S.C. parlayed a great start with a .002 reaction time to a win over Chris Webb from Four Oaks, N.C. in the Hot Rod final. Both drivers matched their 7.00 dial-in with Lincoln posting a 7.005 elapsed time at 105.83 mph. Webb went 7.003 at 99.36 mph and had a .030 reaction time.
Super Stock: Charles Wisecarver Jr. from Rustberg, Va., went 6.149 seconds at 109.81 mph on a 6.13 dial-in with a .010 reaction time in his Super Stock win. Pete DAgnolo from Rochester, N.Y., matched his dial-in at 6.107 seconds and ran 107.37 mph. But he left too early with a -.014 reaction time.
Stock: Willie Mylan from Ravenel, S.C., had the better overall package with a 6.544 elapsed time at 101.56 mph and a .049 reaction time on a 6.53 dial-in. Al Brister from Beaufort, N.C., finished at 6.929 seconds and 93.32 mph and had a .063 reaction time with a 6.88 dial-in.
Junior Dragster: Morgan Wilson of Laurens, S.C., took top honors in Junior Dragster with a 7.910 elapsed time at 82.92 mph on 7.90 dial-in and a .079 reaction time. Samuel Peterson from Martin, Mich., matched his 8.14 dial-in at 80.11 mph, but left the line a tad early with a -.005 reaction time.