Figspeed West Coast Classic at Fontana, Calif.

Figspeed West Coast Classic at Fontana, Calif.

Herem, Rizzoli, and Pierce top fields

 

 

Brenden Herem won a Huntsville Engine & Performance racing engine, Kyle Rizzoli won the Sunday Lucas Oil Pro eliminator and the overall Pro points title, while Sunday's Super Pro runner-up Brad Pierce earned the Racepak Super Pro points championship at the inaugural Figspeed West Coast Classic at Auto Club Dragway.

 

The first big dollar bracket race contested at the Fontana, Calif., racetrack opened with a Friday (June 13) afternoon Brodix "Race for the Money" competition where Alta Loma, Calif., racer Trevor Hayes (lead photo) and Arizona racer Seth Polvadore — who had the two best packages — and they faced off for the Pro title, while Jeff Shaw and Marko Perivolaris scored the best times in Super Pro, with Shaw's Road Runner advancing to the Brodix Shootout match. Hayes '74 Camaro took the win with a .007 reaction and was .003 good on his dial for the win.

 

Saturday featured a full day of bracket racing including Racepak Super Pro, Lucas Oil Pro followed by the Meziere 32-car Pro Shootout and the big 64-car Huntsville Super Pro Shootout. The Racepak Super Pro show opened with 120 cars with the winner awarded with a check for $5,000.