Summit Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams - July 21st Race Recap

Monday, July 23, 2018

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (July 23, 2018) – It was an excellent day of bracket racing at Memphis International Raceway (MIR) in Saturday’s Summit Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams. The Luttrell Belting No Box, Rick's Powder Coating Box, Engines Inc. DOT Street, Inman-Murphy Termite & Pest Control Jr. Dragster, and 2nd Hand Power Speed Shop Stock/Super Stock classes all raced with some exciting finishes that resulted in a tightening of 2018’s points race. The next race in this series is August 11th.

Rick's Powder Coating Box is the most competitive class in the points race and the finals on Saturday had two Mississippians racing: Corey Glidewell, from Corinth, MS, facing Jesse Bobo from Walnut, MS. Jesse Bobo got the win, running 6.659 on his 4.81 DI after Glidewell caught a red light on the tree and coasted down the track to his second place finish.

The Luttrell Belting No Box class had the current points leader, David Elam, from Covington TN, in his 72 Nova, facing David Ciarloni, from Collierville, TN. Elam has found himself in the finals multiple times in 2018 and he took the win on Saturday, finishing 1st and 3rd with two entries. He ran a 5.945 on his 5.93 DI at 114.08 mph. Ciarloni ran a 6.035 on his 6.02 DI at 113.32 mph. Elam’s win extends his lead in the overall points race in the Luttrell Belting No Box class. He’s currently sitting at 261 points, with the next closest racer, Tommy Jackson, at 210 points.

The Engines, Inc. DOT Street had two local racers in the finals - Stephen Delashmit, from Munford, TN, and Kay Scott, from Covington, TN. Stephen was racing in his Chevy S10 and Kay was running her 1980 Chevy Malibu. Stephen ran a 13.422 on a 13.40 DI at 95.77 mph. This was Stephen’s first win in the 2018 season and the 62 points he earned on Saturday moves him into 4th place overall in the class. Scott’s second place win and the 41 points she earned on Saturday moves her into a tie for first place in the class, with 142 accumulated points.

2nd Hand Power Speed Shop Stock/Super Stock class had Howard Bishop from Cordova, TN, racing against Randy Eakins from Sikeston, MO. Howard got the win, running a 11.145 on a 11.14 DI. The 62 points he earned on Saturday was enough to move him into first place in overall points in this class.

Inman-Murphy Termite & Pest Control Jr. Dragster class had Landon Graves from Jackson, TN, racing against Kentavious Mack, from Senatobia, MS. This was Landon’s first race of the season at MIR and he took the win after Kentavious broke out. Landon ran an 8.006 on a 8.00 DI at 81.34 MPH. Landon’s win in his first race of the season moves him quickly into the middle of the points field in 9th place. Kentavious’ 2nd place finish puts him at 7th place in the points race.

We can’t wait until August 11th for the next race in the Summit Bracket Racing Series, presented by COMP Cams.

The updated points can be found here.


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