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Rollman rolls to first division title

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Rollman will now prepare for the NHRA Summit Racing Series National Championship, to be held at famed Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in conjunction with the season-ending Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals.

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									Division 4                           Sportsman Motorcycle
Rollman rolls to first division title




                                                                                                                                               Thunder Valley Raceway Park’s Dan Rollman
                                                                                                                                               (inset) rode his ’77 Suzuki to a final-round
                                                                                                                                               victory over Texas Motorplex’s J.J. Hughes.
                                                                                                                                               (Left) Rollman, far lane, ran a 9.41 on his 9.40
                                                                                                                                               dial to overcome Hughes’ .013 reaction time.
                                                                                                                                               (Above) Division 4 Direction Craig Hutchinson
                                                                                                                                               congratulated Rollman.

   NHRA SUMMIT RACING SERIES FINALS                                             just his third Finals appearance. “This race is       when Red River’s Len Baker was unable to start
(Div. 4) — It has been a pretty good year for Dan                               always a lot of fun, and I just wanted to have a      his Suzuki. Hughes cut a .013 light, his best of
Rollman, and it could get a whole lot better. After                             good time and do the best I could.”                   eliminations, against Rollman’s .070, but Rollman
finishing second in the Professional Motorcycle                                    Racing for Thunder Valley Raceway Park, Rollman    took the stripe by eight-thousandths of a second
Racing Association’s Pro E.T. class, Rollman                                    rode his homebuilt ’77 Kawasaki to a final-round      with a 9.41 on his 9.40 dial against Hughes’ 9.33
outlasted the best racers in Division 4 to win the                              victory over Texas Motorplex’s J.J. Hughes for the    (9.26).
NHRA Summit Racing Series Finals Sportsman                                      biggest win of his eight-year racing career.              “J.J. is always tough,” said Rollman. “I was a
Motorcycle title at Texas Motorplex. With his                                      “It was really exciting,” said Rollman. “It went   little nervous, but I was confident. I just wanted
victory, Rollman earned a trip to California and a                              by so fast. It’s a great group of guys and gals out   to get up there and do what I’d been doing all day.
shot at a national championship.                                                here, and they’re all tough. The bike was great.      I was afraid of red-lighting because that’s what
   “It feels great,” said Rollman, who was making                               My three time runs were within three-thousandths,     happens to me sometimes when I get to the final;
                                                                                so I felt real good going into eliminations. I was    I get too excited. I knew that if I didn’t turn on
                                                                                confident but not overconfident.”                     the red-light, at least I had a fighting chance.”
                                                                                   Rollman, 36, who owns an engine repair shop            Rollman will now prepare for the NHRA
                                                                                in Oklahoma City, won his first two rounds easily     Summit Racing Series National Championship, to
                                                                                with back-to-back .01 lights, then got the only       be held at famed Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in
                                                                                break he needed in the quarterfinals against          conjunction with the season-ending Automobile
                                                                            
								
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