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Final Tickets To Summit Super Series World Championships Earned By D1 And D9 Racers At Piedmont

Wednesday, 07 October 2015

The long wait is finally over for D1 and D9 competitors.  After battling Mother Nature for the last several weeks it was finally time to do battle at Piedmont for the remaining spots in the Summit Super Series World Championships. 

Amazingly, Division Director Josh Peake was able to make it out of his home in flooded Columbia South Carolina just to get to Piedmont.  Every single eligible racer was able to make it to Piedmont, on a Tuesday, in time for the race.  Everyone who came to race was prepared to leave right for Memphis to make the Summit World Finals this weekend.  The staff at Piedmont worked tirelessly to get the facility ready after 11” of rain the previous week.  The historic volume of water caused the track crew to have to scrape the entire track from top to bottom to ensure Summit Super Series competitors would have the best possible racing conditions.  Everyone pulled together to complete this very important event

D9 jrd finals 2015

On the Division 9 side of the race, Tyler Duff from Coastal Plains emerged with a victory in the Junior class when Seth Brooks representing Cherokee went red.  The Division 1 Junior final saw Kaylee Creech from Roxboro run dead on the 7.93 dial to take the win over Miranda Mitchell of Motor Mile.

D1 jrfinal 2015

d9nobox 2015

The Division 9 No Box championship went to Tommy Duff of Coastal Plains.  Duff used a .005 start and a dead on run to defeat Tony West from Cherokee.  The Division 1 No Box final round pitted Kevin Pollard of Natural Bridge and Bobby Mattera from Maryland against each other.  Pollard got the win early as Mattera was -.016 red against Pollard’s .028 start.

d1nobox 2015

d9box 2015

The box class in Division 9 matched up Fayetville’s Jeff Parrish and Coastal Plain’s Neil Smith.  Parrish nailed the tree with a .002 to Smith’s .011.  Parrish got the win with a 5.662 on a 5.65 dial to Smith’s 6.976 on a 6.97 dial for a .004 margin of victory.  Ronnie Rufff from Natural Bridge took home the Division 1 championship over Summerduck’s Ben Calhoon.  Ruff was ready with a .010 light and a 5.607 on a 5.59 dial but it was over early as Calhoun was -.002 red wasting a dead on with a 0 4.76 run.

d1box 2015

The Summit Super Series World Championships will be decided this coming Saturday at Memphis International Raceway.    

Last modified on Friday, 09 October 2015
     
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Summit Team Finals | Division 9 (Raiders)
Piedmont Dragway
Thursday, September 21st - Sunday, September 24th
Summit Team Finals | Division 1 (Patriots)
Budds Creek, MD
Thursday, September 28th - Sunday, October 1st
Summit Team Finals | Division 2 West (Heat Wave)
Memphis International Raceway
Thursday, September 28th - Sunday, October 1st
Summit Team Finals | Division 2 South (Heat Wave)
Immokalee Regional Raceway
Wednesday, October 4th - Sunday, October 8th
Summit Team Finals | Division 4 (Renegades)
Pine Valley Raceway
Thursday, October 5th - Sunday, October 8th

 

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