Dome Valley Raceway hosted their monthly Test and Tune on August 25 playing host to a handful of TE cars, Pro cars and bikes, as well as some junior racers. Low E.T. of the event was set by Mike Erwin with a 3.153 in his blown Chevy-powered TE class dragster. Tiffany Januik debuted her new TE class altered turning a best run of 3.157. Israel Quintero brought his small block-powered TE dragster up from Mexico and ran a best E.T. of 3.208. Art Cronin rounded out the TE cars working the bugs out of his dragster.
Tommy Beck brought out his record setting Jeep and laid down a best pass of 3.205. Tommy was scheduled to face off in a match race against Mike Erwin to determine the fastest racer in Yuma County; however Tommy’s Mag died on the starting line, so the race was pushed back to a future race at Dome Valley. As far as the Pro bracket cars go, Pat Headington led the pack in the “Murphy’s Law” dragster in the 3.3 range while David Straub was working out the bugs in his Jeep running 3.5’s.Kenny Thomas lit up the track on Friday night after kicking the rods out of his altered. Mike Brock brought out his record holding ATV test out some new tune ups. The next event at Dome Valley is on September 22, featuring an event for the Junior racers and an open Test and Tune for adult racers.