PR: Canidae Top Fuel Team Returns to Action this Weekend
Canidae Racing comes into the weekend holding world records on the sand track for quickest elapsed time (ET) 2.221 seconds and fastest miles per hour at 166.05 mph.
NSDN Daily Race Coverage - SCSDA Soboba Oct '11
The Southern California Sand Drag Association (SCSDA) capped off the Paddles and Pumpkins weekend at the Soboba Casino in San Jacinto, CA with some great on track action. Team CANIDAE & Scott Whipple charged to a stellar 2.38 in the final round to defeat Jeff Janoe in the Top Fuel final round. It was a familiar story in Top Alcohol as Gary Mink used consistently stellar ET’s to advance past first time finalist Billy Morris in the final round. Top Eliminator saw Paul Taylor in the Outta Control Dragster take his first win of the season. Don Diffenbaugh scored a popular first Fast Fours class win with his Poison Ivy dragster, defeating Aaron Mamer in the final round. Pro Mod Unlimited was another class dominated by Geoff Gill & Larry Minor Motorsports taking their second class win on the weekend. There was some great bracket class action as well on Sunday. Mark Ratliff was the day’s big winner sweeping the Motorcycle Pro 1 & 2 classes. Other big winners include Keith Ahart (Pro 1), Christopher Wells (Pro 2), Charlie Johnson (Pro 3), and Ryan Rodriguez (Junior Dragster). Note: ALL Run Sheets are NOW online (10-25-11).
Dome Valley October '11 Race Recap
Three stout entries were on hand at Dome Valley Raceway to compete for the Top Fuel title in this event. Qualifying saw Jeff Janoe lead the pack with a sizzling 2.373/155MPH blast on Friday night. Dennis Rieck ran a great 2.454/126MPH in Q1 with the Small Block-powered Fueler that would leave him in the second starting spot. Rieck would be on a better run in Q2 with a 1.004 60’ before breaking a crankshaft resulting in major engine damage. The Hammer Down team would have their work cut out for them, but would make the first round call for eliminations. Butch & Terri Blair’s Fugowie struggled a bit in qualifying with a 2.78 best, but they would pick up the pace as we headed into eliminations.
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NSDN Daily Race Coverage - Dome Valley Oct '11
The 2011 October Showdown wrapped up on Saturday with some amazing racing action. Jeff Janoe made it two Top Fuel victories in a row with a final round defeat of Terri Blair in a 2.46 to 2.60 battle. The Top Alcohol final round saw Scott Carroll take his second class victory of the 2011 season defeating Gary Mink in a close 2.59 to 2.61 match up. Brian Chapman topped off an amazing weekend of racing in the Fast Fours class with a great 2.83 to 2.82 hole shot win over Art Cronin. The Bad Toy team of Jim Rossi came away with a great 2.99 final round victory over first time TE finalist Pat Headington. Missouri’s Dennis Burrows took home the Pro 1victory with a final round win over Kermit Larby. Keith Ahart stole the show in Motocycle Pro 1 defeating Brad Olson in the final round. Other bracket winners on the night include Steve Anthony (Pro 2), Arend Schouten (Pro 3), Wes Smith (Motorcycle Pro 2 & ATV Gambler), and Russ Bailey (Pro Cars Gambler). Note: Run Sheets & Video are now online from this event. *10-6-11*