Louisiana racers were the ones highlighting the winners circle this past weekend at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Thunder Road Raceway Park, and one Louisiana racer was able to continue their winning streak in Stock Eliminator.
Slate Cummings, Ponchatoula, La., worked his way through the field and ran 10.300 seconds at 116.06 mph in his final round victory in Stock Eliminator over Jimmy Hidalgo, Donaldsonville, La., who clocked in at 11.165 seconds, 106.94 mph.
Cummings is repeating his win in Stock Eliminator where he took home two Wally’s at the last divisional event at Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park where he also took home the win in Super Stock.
Another Louisiana racer taking the win was Jackson Collier, West Monroe, La., in Super Comp. Collier faced off against Craig Anderson, Waxahachie, Texas, and posted a winning run of 8.909 seconds at 178.07 mph. Collier had the starting line advantage and was able to hold off Anderson to take the win.
South Central Division racers head to Thunder Valley Raceway Park for the next NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event, October 3-5.
COMP ELIMINATOR: Joey Tanksley, Greenwell Springs, La., dragster, A/D, 6.376, 210.80 def. David Rampy, Piedmont, Ala., ’32 Bantam, A/EA, 7.248, 169.17.STOCK ELIMINATOR: Slate Cummings, Hammond, La., ’00 Corvette, B/SA, 10.300, 116.06 def. Jimmy Hidalgo Jr., Donaldsonville, La., ’04 GTO, F/SA, 11.165, 106.94.
SUPER COMP: Jackson Collier, W. Monroe, La., dragster, 8.909, 178.07 def. Craig Anderson, Waxahachie, Texas, dragster, 8.906, 170.86.
SUPER GAS: Ross Laris, Raceland, La., ’08 Corvette, 9.914, 157.65 def. Robby Lopez, grand Prarie, Texas, ’63 Corvette, 9.881, 146.75.
SUPER STREET: Val Harmon, Luling, La., ’67 Chevy II, 10.900, 143.02 def. Clint Parker, Gilmer, Texas, ’67 Camaro, 10.895, 140.80.
TOP DRAGSTER: Mike Weaver, Highlands, Texas, dragster, 6.880, 196.22 def. Jenifer White, Conroe, Texas, dragster, 6.356, 213.33.
TOP SPORTSMAN: Daniel Leibham, Tomball, Texas, ’01 Camaro, 6.982, 188.62 def. Mario Boesch, Kenner, La., ’03 Grand Am, 6.964, 193.13.
SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE: Frederick Quiett, Baton Rouge, La., ’83 Suzuki, 8.801, 124.24 def. Eddie Glaze, Missouri City, Texas, ’10 Suzuki, foul.