Bir clinches Super Pro title; Anderson earns top prize in Street by ProQuest


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Bochon, Brassington, Cicerale Nelson, Speers take home
score titles at points event  Wallys at ND Challenge
    NUMIDIA DRAGWAY, Numidia,                    Along the way to the Street final             HOUSTON RACEWAY PARK, Houston
Pa. (May 31) — Paul Bochon (Super             Cicerale’s ’68 Nova stopped T.C. Smith        (May 30-31) — Racers came out to compete at
Pro), David Brassington (Pro), and            in round one, Mary Ellen Watkins in           the track’s National DRAGSTER Challenge for
Frankie Cicerale (Street) took home           round two, Shane Moore in round               a chance to win a Wally.
victories in their respective classes at      three, and got a bye the semi’s.                 Brianna Maitland and Mitchell White
the track’s latest points race. Joining          George Petruski beat Dave Hock in          battled it out in the Jr. Dragster Advanced
the trio in the winner’s circle were          round one, Rick Holzmann in round two,        final. White red-lighted with a -.011, giving the
Brandon Folk (Motorcycle) and                 Bernie Milhalik in the quarterfinals, and     win to Maitland, who cut a .130 light and ran an
Michael Koser (Jr. Dragster).                 Carmen Koser in the semifinals.               8.895 (8.90 dial).
    Bochon got past Jesse Alberts in             In the double-breakout Street final,          In Jr. Dragster Sportsman, Jasmine Nelson made her way to the final by
round one, put together a .024-second         Petruski’s ’73 Corvette cut a .005 light      stopping Marshall Richards, Tyler Baker, Austin Thornton, and Raymond Moore.
package to gun down Dave Daniels in           and ran an 11.83 on his 11.87 dial.              The final was between Kederick Redd Jr. and Nelson. Nelson scored the
round two, and stopped a fouling Joe          Cicerale cut a .021 reaction time and         victory with a .073 reaction time and 8.985 (8.95). Redd cut a .081 light and
Barush, Scott Tate, and T.C. Smith Sr.        ran closer to his dial for the win,           recorded an 8.994 (8.92).
to earn a spot in the Super Pro final.        posting an 11.58 (11.61).                        Ronnie Speers, driving his Speers Race Cars ’64 Corvette, faced off against
    Strunk made his way to the final             Brandon Folk was victorious in the         Bobby Iven and his Iven Motorsports ’68 Firebird in the Footbrake final. Iven
with victories over Bryan Hicks in round      Motorcycle final over Mike Curry. Folk        red-lighted with a -.028, giving the win to Speers, who cut a .034 light and 9.296
one, points leader Randy Krause in            used his starting-line advantage, .055        (9.32). Iven ran it out, posting a 10.663 (10.67).
round two, Vince Shrawder in round            to .096, to earn the win, 11.41 (11.05)          The Super Pro final came down to Daniel Martinez Sr., in his ’97 dragster,
three, and Brad Givler in the semi’s.         to 10.13 (9.80).                              and Terry Sawyer’s blown R.E.D. Martinez was out the gates first with a .027
Strunk had a bye in the quarterfinals.           Folk outlasted Michael Gerber in           light to Sawyer’s .027. Martinez scored the win when Sawyer’s car had
    In the final, Strunk was out the gates    round one and Mark Schwaln in the             problems at the eighth-mile mark. Martinez recorded an 8.073 (8.04). Sawyer
first, .028 to .044. Strunk’s roadster        semi’s when Schwaln red-lighted.                                                                 ran an 8.553 (7.12).
started having problems at the 330-foot          Curry’s round-one win over Craig                                                                            — Scott Singleton
mark, allowing Bochon to pull ahead and       Seyler got him a bye to the final.
earn the win with a 7.52 on his 7.34 dial.       In Jr. Dragster action, Koser                                                               Bobby Iven red-lighted in the
    Brassington got to the Pro final by       stopped Wes Siegel, Alexandra Guido,                                                           Footbrake final with a -.028, giving
defeating Tom Favata, Jeff Krushinski,        Adam Bochon in the quarterfinals, and                                                          the win to Ronnie Speers, who scored
Bob Mackey, and John Reklaitis.               got a single to the final.                                                                     a .034 light and 9.296 (9.32 dial).
    On the other side of the ladder,             Emily Sabo, who lost in round
Danny Tice gunned down Dave Stipp,            one, used a buyback win to stay in
Nicole Adams, Jim Butera, Dave                the event. She then bested Tim
Mikolosko, and Troy Geyer.                    Danley in round 
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