NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series – Div 2 Gainesville 1 Winners
Glen Treadwell, Sorrento, Fla., took home his 18th Divisional win with this final round win in Comp Eliminator. Treadwell faced off against Lee Sharp, Maryville, Tenn., and posted a winning run of 7.697 seconds at 170.82 mph.
In the Davis Golf Carts Top Sportsman Series, Jeffrey Barker, Kathleen, Ga., took home the win over Jeff Pittman, Conover, N.C. Pittman had the better light off the line but slowed and Barker was able to take his 13th Divisional win, 12th in Top Sportsman in 19 final rounds. Barker recorded a winning run of 6.796 seconds at 174.21 mph. Barker defended his championship where he won this divisional event a year ago.
Denver Maltba, Newland, N.C., won for his first time in Super Comp in a double breakout. Maltba scored a winning run of 8.870 seconds at 177.60 mph over Allison McLean, Inverness, Fla. Along with this being Maltba’s first ever win this is his first ever final round in a Divisional event.
Other racers visiting the winner’s circle this weekend were Jimmy Hidalgo Jr., Donaldsonville, La., in Super Stock; Kevin Helms, Schriever, La., in Stock; Craig Porter, Silver Spring, Md., in Super Gas; John Rollins, High Springs, Fla., in Super Street; and in the 11.00 Index class, Glenn Newmans, Alachua, Fla. In the division’s Hickory Enclosed Trailers Top Dragster Series it was Cameron Manuel, Winston-Salem, N.C., taking the win.
Southeast Division racers head back to Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville for the next NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event, March 6-8.
The following are the final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville:
Glen Treadwell, Sorrento, Fla., Dragster, J/DA, 7.697, 170.82 def.
Lee Sharp, Maryville, Tenn., ’09 G-5, D/SMA, 8.365, 143.69.
Jimmy Hidalgo Jr., Donaldsonville, La., ’99 Firebird, SS/GA, 9.934, 130.09 def.
eff Adkinson, Damascus, Ga., ’00 Firebird, SS/IA, 10.006, 132.63.
Kevin Helms, Schriever, La., ’10 Challenger, FS/C, 9.328, 143.61 def.
Jeff Longhany, Wade, N.C., ’00 Firebird, A/SA, 10.183, 127.25.
Denver Maltba, Newland, N.C., ’12 Racetech, 8.870, 177.60 def.
Allison McLean, Inverness, Fla., ’11 Miller, 8.857, 172.01.
Craig Porter, Silver Spring, Md., ’04 Mustang, 9.907, 167.63 def.
Jason Lynch, Pleasant View, Tenn., ’63 Chevy II, 9.902, 164.85.
John Rollins, High Springs, Fla., ’72 Nova, 10.887, 132.17 def.
Ronnie Maggart, Carthage, Tenn., ’70 Chevelle, 10.862, 149.31.
Cameron Manuel, Winston-Salem, N.C., dragster, 7.084, 179.02 def.
Jason Lynch, Pleasant View, Tenn., dragster, 7.136, 180.67.
Jeffrey Barker, Kathleen, Ga., ’06 Cobalt, 6.796, 174.21 def.
Jeff Pittman, Conover, N.C., ’68 Chevelle, 7.527, 120.72.
Courtesy – NHRA