BFGoodrich Drag Radial is always a hotbed of heads-up action, and it didnít disappoint in
In the semifinals, Klaput and Hopper won their respective battles to move on to the final round. Klaput, of Elburn, Illinois, got his Nova off the line first, .024 to .043, but Hopperís Monroe, Michigan-based Mustang had enough grunt to get the job done, taking the win 8.55, 165.36 to 8.702, 166.52.
All photos from either GO DRAG RACING. COM
COMPETITION PLUS / NSCA
US Street Nationals in Bradenton, Florida
Mickey T Drag Radial final round fogged out!
$$ Stays in Florida!!
Both Denny and Troy use:
Jan. 28, 29, and 30th 2005
Payout and Rules:
32 car field qualified, #1 qualifier $250.00 bonus
$1500.00 Winner, $750.00 Runner Up
$250 Semi's, $150 1/4's, and $100 1/8ths
-Must have DOT approved drag radial tires (Mickey Thompson, M&H, Nitto, BFG)
up to 12" width.
-Stock type chassis vehicles with stock suspension.
-Must retain stock frame rails, may be notched for tire clearance.
-Back half prohibited.
-Mini tubs and coil-overs permitted.
-3,400 lb. minimum car & driver weight.
-Deduct 300 lbs. for small block with nitrous.
-Any one power adder or engine type permitted.
-Automatic transmission with converter or
OEM stick shift with single disk clutch permitted.
-Clutchless transmissions prohibited.
-Direct bolt on replacement parts or added bolt ons
such as slapper bars allowed.
-No wheelie bars.
-4/10ths Pro Tree.
Some great photos a Scott Gearhearts Tampa Racing Site
Check them out at the links below:
Brad Barcus Photos of the US Street Nationals
Smooky Hall's PRD Powered Camaro sets the Drag Radial World Record
for a nitrous car at 7.87 @181 MPH
565 with Profiler heads by PRD: http://www.precisionracingdevelopment.com/
Looks like the 315 Mickey T drag radials hook!!
Video link of Wheelie: Wheelie2.wmv
Anyone have a name for the driver on this nice camaro?
That's Mike Fratena in the other lane.
John Fernandez running against one of the PRD cars.
John Fernandez' SBC with 2 stages 8.19!
Mike Reedy at the US Street Nationals,
also #3 qualifier at Sunshine 2/11/05.