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Full Results of the 4th Annual Pre-Thanksgiving Bracket Bash

Monday, November 16, 2015

As the season is winding down, a great crowd turned out for the 4th Annual Pre-Thanksgiving Bracket Bash at Memphis International Raceway (MIR) over the weekend.  

The two-day event produced fantastic racing and two drivers claimed a weekend sweep in their respective classes.  Drew "Mann" Tracey swept the R. T. Turbines Junior Dragster class and Randy Eakins swept the 2nd Hand Power Stock/Super Stock class. Both racers were pretty excited as they entered the winner's circle on Sunday.

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Rick's Powder Coating Super Pro: Clint Dishman from Bruce, Miss. took the win in the finals over TJ Tracey of Millington, Tenn. Tracey, who was not able to make the call, handed the win over on Saturday. Dishman proved consistent all day in his route to the finals. 

A special award in class, sponsored by PC Doctors, went to Billy Fuller, Sr. from Brandon, Miss. for the quickest door car ET of the day with a 4.76.  Fuller received a $100 bonus.

B & B Towing Pro/Footbrake: Mr. Consistency when it comes to racing, continued with his winning ways on Saturday taking the win light from round one to the finals.  David Bell of Blytheville, Ark. was paired up against Greg Johnson of Covington, Tenn., with Bell taking the win on a breakout run from Johnson. Bell had a .026 reaction time running a 6.16 on a 6.12 dial-in at 106.57 mph. Johnson ran a 7.056 on a 7.07 dial-in with a .100 reaction time at 96.83 mph.

R.T. Turbines Junior Dragster: The day started out a little red for Drew "Mann" Tracey, but he quickly figured it out and went on to take the win light the rest of the day.  The finals saw Tracey paired with Cody Jackson both of Millington, Tenn.  Drew took the win with a .042 reaction time running an 8.33 on an 8.23 dial-in while Jackson was .160 on the tree running a 10.918 on a 10.83 dial-in.

2nd Hand Power Stock/Super Stock: This class made their final appearance at MIR for the 2015 season with a doubleheader weekend.  Saturday saw Randy Eakins from Sikeston, Mo. take the win over Steve Wilson of Collierville, Tenn. who broke in the finals. Eakins had a .033 reaction time running a 10.175 on a 10.01. 

All the winner's on Saturday and the drivers with perfect reaction times in eliminations received the Contingency Connection Racer Rewards Certificates valued at over $2,000. The perfect reaction time winners were David Bell, Cody Graham, Tim Combs, Cody Harger, Leigh Hubbard and Clarence Hunt.  Congratulations to all on their perfect reaction time.  

The night was capped off with the racer appreciation dinner and Dart's Carts Golf Cart Race.  Mr. Consistency did it again, taking the win in the 330' ft race sponsored by Dart's Carts - Congratulations David Bell.

Click HERE for the complete results.


Sunday, November 15, 2015

Rick's Powder Coating Super Pro: The finals would come down to Tyler Roach from Jonesboro, Ark. and Jesse Bobo from Walnut, Miss. Both racers consider MIR their hometown track and both were eager for the win.  Bobo would come out on top with a .016 reaction time and running a 4.634 on a 4.62 dial-in over Roach's .032 reaction time and running a 5.722 on a 5.71 dial-in. 

A special award in class, sponsored by PC Doctors, went to Robby Irby from Collierville, Tenn. for the quickest door car ET of the day with a 4.66. Irby received a $100 bonus.

B & B Towing Pro/Footbrake:  The finals came down to Camaro versus Camaro.  Greg Rushing in his 1980 Camaro versus Tommy Jackson in his 1969 Camaro with Rushing taking the win. He had a .042 reaction time running a 6.772 on a 6.76 dial-in to Jackson's 6.116 on a 6.08 dial-in with a .034 reaction time. 

R.T. Turbines Junior Dragster:  It would be Drew "Mann" Tracey's weekend as he swept through the field on Sunday taking the win in the finals over Brianna Moore.  Moore jumped the start with a -.051 reaction time to Tracey's .023 reaction time running an 8.298 on an 8.25 dial-in to take the weekend sweep.

2nd Hand Power Stock / Super Stock:  Two racers out of Sikeston, Mo., Randy Eakins and Danny Byrd, battled it out in the finals. The winner was determined by patience as Byrd jumped the start turning the win over to Eakins. Eakins claimed a weekend sweep in his class. "It's nice to have a little luck," said Eakins after taking the win.  Eakins had a .017 reaction time and ran a 10.013 on a 10.00 dial-in.

All the winner's on Sunday and the drivers with perfect reaction times in eliminations received the Contingency Connection Racer Rewards Certificates valued at over $2,000. The drivers with perfect reaction times were Greg Rice, Tim Combs, TJ Tracey, Chad McElveen, Jason Ferrell and Patrick Richardson.  Congratulations to all on their perfect reaction time.

Click HERE for the complete results.


On tap next is the final Summit Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams race of the season on Sunday, November 28, 2015.  Gates will open at 8 a.m. with Church Service at 9 a.m. and time trials at 11 a.m. Classes featured will include: Rick's Powder Coating Super Pro; B&B Towing Footbrake; R.T. Turbines DOT/Street and R.T. Turbines Junior Dragster.


For more information regarding MIR, please visit www.RaceMIR.com, call (901) WOW-Race or follow us at www.Facebook.com/RaceMIR or @RaceMIR on Twitter and Instagram.

 

 

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