NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Results - zMAX Dragway
8/29/2011
Charlotte, NC
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           Sherman Adcock scored a rare double this past weekend at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at zMAX Dragway.  Adcock, Fortson, Ga., took out Jason Kenny, Kingston, Ont., CAN, in the Super Comp Final with a lap of 8.908 seconds 176.28 mph then faced off against Cameron Manuel, Winston Salem, N.C., in the final of Super Gas.

            Not to be outdone, Manuel had just beaten Scott King, Warrenville, S.C., to take the trophy in the division’s Hickory Enclosed Trailer Top Dragster class, running 7.293 seconds at 174.62 over King’s 7.447, 180.55.  With a double win on the line, Manuel took the holeshot lead leaving Adcock to run him down with a double breakout win for Adcock running 9.897 on the 9.90 index for his second trophy of the day.
 
            In Top Alcohol Funny Car, Melinda Green-King defeated Mark Billington for her second Southeast divisional win in a row, scoring the win at Atlanta Dragway back in May.  Green-King drove her ’10 Mustang to a pass of 5.903 seconds at 244.43 mph.
 
            Taking his first win of the season in Top Alcohol Dragster was Sidnei Frigo of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.  Frigo qualified No. 3 and outran Artie Allen in round 1 and Rich McPhillips in round 2 before winning over Karen Stalba with a holeshot in the final.  Frigo went 5.575 seconds, 254.52 to Hammonton, N.J., resident Stalba with a 5.559, 248.29.
 
            Dave Connolly, Elyria, Ohio, got in on the action with his second win in Super Street defeating Don Garbinski, Philadelphia.  While Dave was winning in Charlotte, his Dad Ray was on his way to winning in the Super Gas class in Bowling Green, Ky., at the North Central Division Lucas Oil event.
 
            Comp Eliminator racer and current division champion Glen Treadwell took the win in his ’23 roadster holding off Sal Biondo, Maspeth, N.Y., and Jeff Adkinson, Damascus, Ga., and Joe Santangelo, Marlborough, Conn., won in Super Stock and Stock respectively.  Adkinson ousted David Simmons, Suwannee, Ga., and Santangelo was too much for Robbie Shaw, Bowdon, Ga.
 
            Jeff Brooks took the Davis Golf Cart Top Sportsman trophy back to Fredericksburg, Va., with a victory over John Glenn of Andrews, N.C.  Brooks covered the quarter mile in 6.872 seconds at 197.10 mph.
 
            Other winners included John Rollins, High Springs, Fla., in the 10.00 second index; Rhonda Standard won the 11.00 second index in her ’89 Mustang; and the 12.00 went to Shane Williams, Knoxville, Tenn., in a ’99 Mustang.

 

            Southeast Division racers return here to zMAX Dragway and join the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series September 15-18 for the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals before finishing up their season at Silver Dollar Raceway in Reynolds, Ga., Oct. 14-16.
 
The following are the final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at zMAX Dragway:
 
TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER:
Round 1
1) Duane Shields, Boulder City, Nev., 5.421, 263.10 was unopposed
4) Karen Stalba, Hammonton, N.J., 5.431, 257.04 def. 5) Jackie Fricke, Flemington, N.J., 5.589, 255.73
3) Sidnei Frigo, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., 5.422, 241.76 def. 6) Artie Allen, Jacksonville, Fla., 5.849, 208.30
2) Rich McPhillips, Phoenixville, Pa., 5.467, 255.97 def. 7) Bruce Horner, Bergenfield, N.J., 5.735, 238.22
 
Semifinals
Stalba, 5.436, 259.66 def. Shields, 9.585, 107.49
Frigo, 5.425, 259.21 def. McPhillips, 25.588, 23.78
 
Final
Frigo, 5.575, 254.52 def. Stalba, 5.559, 248.29
 
TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR:
Semifinals
1) Mark Billington, Norcross, Ga., '05 Monte Carlo, 5.720, 254.81 was unopposed
2) Melinda Green-King, Norfolk, Va., '10 Mustang, 5.889, 247.29 def. 3) Bill Naves, Salisbury, N.C., '06 Stratus, 6.892, 142.88
 
Final
Green-King, 5.903, 244.43 def. Billington, 14.382, 57.79
 
COMP ELIMINATOR
Glen Treadwell, Sorrento, Fla., '23  roadster, E/EA, 8.319, 150.16  def. Sal Biondo, Maspeth, N.Y., '07 Cavalier, I/AA, 8.237, 163.28
 
SUPER STOCK
Jeff Adkinson, Damascus, Ga., '10 Cobalt, SS/CM, 8.739, 158.09 def. David Simmons, Suwanee, Ga., '98 S-10, GT/TA, 10.294, 117.41
 
STOCK ELIMINATOR
Joe Santangelo, Marlborough, Conn., '89 Camaro, D/SA, 10.895, 101.23 def. Robbie Shaw, Bowdon, Ga., '01 Firebird, A/SA, foul
 
SUPER COMP
Sherman Adcock, Fortson, Ga., dragster, 8.908, 176.28 def. Jason Kenny, Kingston, Ont., dragster, 8.947, 157.65
 
SUPER GAS
Sherman Adcock, Fortson, Ga., '01 Trans Am, 9.897, 156.83 def. Cameron Manuel, Winston Salem, N.C., '04 Corvette, 9.891, 142.43
 
SUPER STREET
Dave Connolly, Elyria, Ohio, '81 Malibu, 10.877, 145.08 def. Don Garbinski, Philadelphia, '71 Challenger, 10.856, 143.55
 
TOP SPORTSMAN
Jeff Brooks, Fredericksburg, Va., '51 Henry J, 6.872, 197.10 def. John Glenn, Andrews, N.C., '03 S-10, 7.375, 182.70
 
TOP DRAGSTER
Cameron Manuel, Winston Salem, N.C., dragster, 7.293, 174.62 def. Scott King, Warrenville, S.C., dragster, 7.447, 180.55
 
10.00 INDEX
John Rollins, High Springs, Fla., '72 Nova, 10.002, 133.86 def. Matt Powell, Ty Ty, Ga., '85 Camaro, 9.996, 130.03
 
11.00 INDEX
Rhonda Standard, Rayle, Ga., '89 Mustang, 10.902, 123.34 def. Bob George, Satellite Beach, Fla., '67 Camaro, foul
 
12.00 INDEX
Shane Williams, Knoxville, Tenn., '99 Mustang, 12.035, 107.26 def. Jason Rollins, Alachua, Fla., '95 Firebird, 12.019, 114.78

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