NHRA Harley-Davidson Series : Len Darnell Wins Season Opener

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2016 NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series

Len Darnell Wins Season Opener

Len Darnell of  Vancouver, WA won the Top Fuel Harley class and took home the coveted NHRA Wally trophy.

Len Darnell swept the table in the NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series take both the number one qualifying spot and the event win on his ’14 Harley.  Darnell would face off with Kevin Boyer in the final round with Darnell clocking in at 218.16 mph as he covered the quarter mile in 6.435 seconds.  Boyer had problems on his run, shutting his bike off early and crossing the centerline at half-track.

ELIMINATIONS

Round 1

W. Len Darnell  0.061  12.885 84.84
L. SINGLE PASS





W. Kevin Boyer  0.091  7.207 192.93
L. Craig Pelrine 0.087  7.212 163.51

W. Ron Gledhill  0.208  6.580 188.44
L. Tony Ruggiero  0.106  7.334 160.06

W. Mike Pelrine  0.111  6.529 225.48
L.  Julian Seeman  0.063  6.940 205.98

Round 2

W. Len Darnell  0.036 6.864 156.86
L. Mike Pelrine  -0.093  7.173 151.15

W. Kevin Boyer  0.032  7.064 152.95
L.  Ron Gledhill  0.102  7.319 140.55

Round 3

Winner –  Len Darnell 0.064 6.435 218.16
Runner-up – Kevin Boyer, 0.075 DQ

Len Darnell

 

QUALIFYING

1  Len Darnell / 6.371 212.73 212.73
2 Craig Pelrine /  6.672 189.47 207.08
3 Ron Gledhill / 6.806 185.23 185.23
4 Mike Pelrine / 6.866 176.53 176.53
5 Julian Seeman / 6.957 205.19 205.19
6 Tony Ruggiero /  7.672 198.79 198.79
7 Kevin Boyer /  7.906 172.01 172.01

 

Most of these racers will head to Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park for the next CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals, February 26-28. 

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