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Summit Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams - September 15th Race Recap

Monday, September 17, 2018

MILLINGTON, TN (September 17, 2018) – Saturday was the final points race in 2018’s season at Memphis International Raceway (MIR) along with the Dyllan Johnson Memorial Race. The evening had high car counts and some close finishes with rosters for Team Finals on the line as the 2018 Summit Bracket Racing Series, presented by COMP Cams, came to a close.


Ricks Powder Coating Box Class finals had Chad Roach, from Reagan, TN, racing against Michael Hall, from Byhalia, MS. Roach took the win and coasted to an easy victory after Hall left early and caught a red light on the tree. Roach’s winning pass was a 9.626 on a 4.62 DI at 37.11 mph. Roach has been a top contender all season in overall points and his first-place finish on Saturday night secured a second place finish in 2018’s season points.

Rick’s Powder Coating Box Top Ten in Points in 2018

Chad Cherry 391

Chad Roach 352

Leigh Hubbard 351

Michael Hall 351

Ray Poirier 320

Chad Roach 312

Robin Johnson 310

Cliff Hubbard 300

Jesse Bobo 282

Corey Glidewell 281

The Luttrell Belting and Supply Co. No Box Class featured regular MIR racer, David Elam, from Covington, TN, racing his 1972 Chevy Nova against Malone ‘Tooth’ Wren. Wren took the win at the tree with a .001 reaction time, running an 8.475 on an 8.44 DI. Elam’s time was closer to his DI, but he lost it at the tree, running a 6.058 on a 6.06 DI at 107.27 mph. Elam’s reaction time on his runner-up pass was .057. Elam his been in first place in the class almost all season and his win on Saturday night secured his first place finish in points in 2018.

Luttrell Belting and Supply Co. No Box Top Ten in Points in 2018

David Elam 422

Kyle Rumley 362

Tommy Jackson 330

Greg Rushing 311

Kyle Rumley 292

Harold Shackelford 281

David Ciarloni 281

Jeremy Foree 270

Greg Rushing 270

David Elam 262

The Engines Inc. DOT/Street class had Stephen Delashmit from Munford, TN racing his 1999 Chevy S10 against Rodney Ervin, from Atoka, TN who was racing his 2018 Chevy Silverado. Ervin left before the third amber, handing the win to Delashmit who ran a 13.466 on his 13.45 DI at 94.91 mph. Delashmit has been battling for first place in season points all year and winning on Saturday night finalized his spot at the top of the class in 2018.

The Engines Inc. DOT/Street Top Ten in Points in 2018

Stephen Delashmit 274

Whitney Jackson 262

Kay Scott 232

David Hardy 161

Roger Iles 160

Rodney Ervin 151

Randy Gregory 142

Eric Hardy 92

Mary Johnson 61

Leisa Foster 61

2nd Hand Power Speed Shop Stock/SS had TD Holland, from Huntington, TN racing his 1968 AMC against Matt Hoover, from Adamsville, TN, who raced his 2001 Chevy S10. Hoover left too early, giving the win to Holland. Holland ran a 10.455 on his 10.20 DI at 108.43 MPH with a 0.43 reaction time. Hoover’s runner up pass was a 9.933 on his 9.92 DI at 130.52 mph with a -0.28 reaction time.

2nd Hand Power Speed Shop Stock/SS Top Ten in Points in 2018

Gabriel Ray 7666 142

Randy Eakins 5715 121

George Cox 4338 112

Howard Bishop 2408 102

Mitch Reed 7248 100

Matt Reed 8922 81

Larry Langston 2206 80

Kenny Bomar 2409 80

TD Holland 7600 62

Don Cossey 60

Inman-Murphy Inc Termite and Pest Control Jr. Dragster class had local racer, Chris Palugi Jr., facing Christina Morris, out of Burlison, TN. Palugi won, running an 8.531 on an 8.51 DI at 74.77 mph with a .084 reaction time. Christina’s runner-up pass was a 12.196 on a 12.15 DI at 50.90 mph on a .106 reaction. Palugi has been in the top three in season points all year and his first-place finish on Saturday night put him in second place overall.

Inman-Murphy Inc Termite and Pest Control Jr. Dragster Top Ten in Points in 2018

Devin Johnson 405

Chris Palugi, Jr. 342

Hunter Ray 303

Olivia Baker 270

Christina Moris 261

Landon Graves 223

Kentavious Mack 211

Devan Lowe 201

Jules Mettetal 172

Jacob Williams 100

Congratulations to all our class winners! In addition to the purses and the points that they earned racing, they also went home on Saturday night with the most sought-after prize in IHRA Drag Racing – the Ironman! It’s been a great season of bracket racing at MIR in 2018 and we can’t wait for Team Finals!

The updated points can be found here: http://racemir.com/images/2018_Points_-_September_17_2018.pdf

 

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