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E.T. Finals: The squad from               who hit a perfect light in the final,     McIntoush campaigned a Top Alcohol       at Atco Raceway two weeks after it
North Star Dragway in Denton, Texas,      won the class for the open-wheel          Funny Car on a local level in Division   was postponed because of rain.
took home team honors at the South        fraternity with a 7.26 (7.23) over Jake   7 and was one of a few black racers at   Spangler was slightly better on the
Central Division NHRA                     Neibauer’s ’63 Corvette, which            the time. He went on to work with the    Tree (.023 to .030) but took too
Summit Racing Series Finals,              finished with a 7.60 (7.57).              Safety Safari, specializing in radio     much stripe, giving Wilson a 7.21
which took a day longer than planned,                                               communications. McIntoush, who           (7.22 dial) to 7.53 (7.55) double-
at Texas Motorplex. The race              Deal: Racers and fans attending           lived in Las Vegas, is survived by his   breakout victory.
kicked off Friday and                       the NHRA Las Vegas Nationals can        wife, Virginia.
was slated to                                 take advantage of a special rate
be finished                                     offered by the Palms                Completed: Division 1 closed
Sunday                                          Casino Resort, which                the book on its NHRA Summit
evening but was                                sponsors Funny Car racers Cruz       Racing Series Finals when
hampered by rain                            and Tony Pedregon. The special          Cecil County Dragway’s Chris
early Friday and much of the day          “Pedregon rate” will be $79 per night     Wilson defeated Old Bridge
Sunday, so eliminations were run          Oct. 27-29 and Nov. 1-2 and $149 per      Township Raceway Park’s Tom
Monday. Warren Wright won an all-         night Oct. 30-31. Rooms in the hotel’s    Spangler in the Race of Champions
North Star final in No E-Quick over       Fantasy Tower will be priced at $119      Super Pro final, which was contested
teammate Jeff Riedel to lead the North    and $189, respectively. To book, call
Star Dragway contingent to a four-point   866-725-6773.
victory over second-place Wichita
Raceway Park. Other event winners         Ante up: Some of the top
                                                                                            NHRA provides preliminary
were Paris Dragstrip’s James McNeal
(Super Pro), Wichita Raceway Park’s
                                          names in NHRA will hit the felt for
                                          the 6th annual Speedway
                                                                                       information after Funny Car incidents
Lynn Doty (Pro), Texas Motorplex’s        Children’s Charities Cards
Jason Kizlinski (No E-Street), and
William Keele Jr. (Motorcycle). McNeal
                                          for Kids Texas Hold ’em
                                          Poker Tournament Oct. 28 at                P reliminaryFunnyMid-South NationalsCarolinas Nationals in theincidents
                                                                                                   results of NHRA’s investigation into two separate
                                                                                     the O’Reilly NHRA
                                                                                                         Cars at the NHRA
                                                                                                                             in Memphis suggests
                                                                                                                                                  Charlotte and
then won a runoff between the champs      the Cannery Casino Hotel. NHRA
in Super Pro and Pro for the right to     drivers scheduled to participate           are not related in anyway, according to NHRA technical officials. The first
race at the NHRA Summit Racing            include Brandon Bernstein, Cory            incident involved Bob Tasca III and his Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Shelby
Series National Championship in           McClenathan, Gary Densham, Shawn           Mustang. The wheel was immediately examined by NHRA Technical
Pomona in November. Complete              Langdon, Morgan Lucas, “Fast Jack”         De
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