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Robertson, Daniels Earn IHRA Summit Sportsman Spectacular Wins at Wilkesboro

Sunday, 01 July 2018

WILKESBORO, N.C. (July 1, 2018) — Roger Robertson and William Daniels came away with the biggest prizes at Saturday’s International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Summit Sportsman Spectacular races at Wilkesboro Dragway


Roger Robertson from Blowing Rock, N.C., scored the victory in the Moser Engineering Saturday $10,000-to-win race with a .030 reaction time and a 5.87-second run 116.67 mph on a 5.86 dial-in to. Runner-up Jeff Bowman from Asheboro, N.C., red-lighted to negate a 5.71-second run at 119.30 mph.

Besides getting an IHRA Ironman trophy and a large championship check, Robertson received another $500 as an IHRA Summit SuperSeries member.

 Roger Robertson Saturday Winner

Phillip Harrison from Sugar Grove, N, C., picked up the bonus and ended up with a total of $2,000 as the final No Box racer along with his position and a $500 bonus for being a Summit SuperSeries member. He posted a run of 6.20 seconds at 109.46 mph on a 6.19 dial-in. Runner-up Johnny Hodges posted a time of 7.17 seconds at 94.02 mph on a 7.17 dial-in.

 Phillip Harrison No Box

Macey Oxentine of Mountain City, Tenn., took home the $700 Junior Dragster winner’s purse and a $250 Summit SuperSeries member bonus after posting a .085 reaction time coupled with an 8.035 elapsed time at 79.77 mph on an 8.02 dial-in in the final round. Runner-up Jeff Batts posted a 8.032 at 80.14 mph after a .044 reaction time.

 Macey Oxentine Sat Jr winner

Daniels from Newland, N.C., claimed the top prize at the $5,000-to-win race. He had a .024 reaction time and matched his dial-in with a 7.02-second run 95.08 mph to emerge victorious in the $5,000-to-win race. Runner-up Scotty Johnson from Roan Mountain, Tenn., went 5.88 seconds 112.64. mph on a 5.91 dial-in along with a .040 reaction time in the final round. 

 William Daniels

Johnny Hodges from Millers Creek, N.C., won $1,100 as the final No Box racer. He posted a run of 7.18 seconds at 93.79 mph on a 7.18 dial-in. Runner-up Austin Greer of Vilas, N.C., clocked in with a run of 6.62 seconds at 101.31 mph on a 6.63 dial-in.

 Johnny Hodges

The Junior Dragsters final saw Jeff Batts capture the win and the with a .010 reaction time coupled with an 8.268 elapsed time at 70.57 mph. Runner-up Piper Corey from Banner Elk, N.C., went 9.108 at 71.00 mph after a .292 reaction time for the $200 runner-up purse.

 Jeff Batts Sun. Jr Winner

The IHRA Summit Sportsman Spectacular returns to action August 3-5 at Keystone Raceway Park in New Alexandria, Pa. Click here to pre-enter the event and get entry into two races for the price of one. 

Last modified on Monday, 02 July 2018
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