IHRA Div. 9 Summit Team Finals

IHRA Div. 9 Summit Team Finals

Farmington Dragway wins team championship

The IHRA Summit Racing Equipment Team Finals presented by AMSOIL season continued over the Sept. 26-28 weekend with the Division 9 Team Finals at Piedmont Dragway in North Carolina.

In the team competition, Farmington Dragway won the event with a commanding 30-point margin over Mooresville Dragway. Farmington Dragway racked up 72 points over the course of the weekend, followed by Mooresville Dragway with 42. Fayetteville Motorsports Park finished third with 35 points, followed by Piedmont Dragway (35) and Greer Dragway (34) Other participants included Elk Creek Dragway, Rockingham Dragway and Coastal Plains Dragway.

In the Division 9 Summit SuperSeries runoff, Shane Maddox, Ken Myrick and Dawson Wiggins won their respective classes and will join runner-up finishers Terry Goff, Ernie Humes and Parker Dotson at the IHRA Summit Racing Equipment World Finals October 10-11 at Memphis International Raceway.

Shane Maddox won the Top ET Summit SuperSeries runoff Friday at Piedmont Dragway over Terry Goff. Maddox, from Greer Dragway, had a .008 reaction time combined with a 4.651-second elapsed time on a 4.63 dial at 141.13 mph, just holding Coastal Plains Dragway's Goff at bay. Goff had a 6.791 on a 6.77 at 100.16 mph in the runner-up finish.

In Mod ET Ken Myrick, representing host track Piedmont Dragway, bested Farmington Dragway's Ernie Humes. Myrick led wire to wire in the victory, crossing the stripe with a 7.354 on a 7.38 at 92.35 mph. Humes had a 6.823 on a 6.86 at 98.93.

Junior Dragster wrapped up Friday's Summit SuperSeries action at Piedmont Dragway as Dawson Wiggins, from Fayetteville Motorsports Park, won over Parker Dotson, from Greer Dragway, who broke prior to the final. Wiggins had a 9.162 on a 9.12 at 69.52 in the solo finale.

Other big winners from the Division 9 Summit Team Finals included Main Event champions Michael Paschal (Farmington Dragway) in Top ET, Derek Harris (Farmington Dragway) in Mod ET and A.J. Dantzer (Mooresville Dragway) in Junior Dragster.

Division 9 Summit Team Finals Team Standings

1. Farmington Dragway - 72
2. Mooresville Dragway - 42
3. Fayetteville Motorsports Park - 35
4. Piedmont Dragway - 35
5. Greer Dragway - 34
6. Elk Creek Dragway - 27
7. Rockingham Dragway - 26
8. Coastal Plains Dragway – 21

SUMMIT SUPERSERIES RUNOFF TOP ET - Shane Maddox, Greer Dragway, (.008) 4.651 on 4.63, 141.13 def. Terry Goff, Coastal Plains Dragway, (.031) 6.791 on 6.77, 100.16

SUMMIT SUPERSERIES RUNOFF MOD ET - Ken Myrick, Piedmont Dragway, (.026) 7.354 on 7.38, 92.35 def. Ernie Humes, Farmington Dragway, (.051) 6.823 on 6.86, 98.93

SUMMIT SUPERSERIES RUNOFF JUNIOR DRAGSTER - Dawson Wiggins, Fayetteville Motorsports Park, (.042) 9.162 on 9.12, 69.52 def. Parker Dotson, Greer Dragway, broke

Main Event Top ET - Michael Paschal, Farmington Dragway, (.021) 5.745 on 5.73, 118.38 def. Rick Whaley, Piedmont Dragway, (-.004) foul