PDRA : DragStock XIII Coverage from Galot

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DragStock XIII Coverage from Galot

For the first time ever, the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) and its racers will converge on the new GALOT Motorsports Park for PDRA Dragstock XIII, Sept. 8-10. The storied race will be the first national event for the North Carolina track after being purchased and completely rebuilt by track owner Earl Wells, who also owns the three-car GALOT Motorsports team.

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The two-wheeled machines of Drag 965 Pro Extreme Motorcycle will be in attendance as well, with Chris Garner-Jones leading the championship standings by just two points over defending world champion Eric McKinney. PDRA Extreme Pro Stock racers are also included in the line-up for the penultimate race on the five-race XPS schedule. Rounding out the list of classes to compete at PDRA Dragstock XIII are the sportsman classes – Ronnie Davis Top Sportsman presented by MagnaFuel, Lucas Oil Top Dragster, Talbert Pro Junior Dragster, and MegaCorp Top Junior Dragster.





ELIMINATIONS

ROUND 1

W – Chuck Wilburn 0.052 4.178 170.02
L – Burke Forster 0.054 4.218 165.33

W – Meshal al-Sabar 0.020 4.132 170.77
L – Brad McCoy No Time

W – Terry Schweigert 0.101 4.100 171.64
L – T.T. Jones 0.054 7.857 54.43

W – Brunson Grothus 0.053 4.114 174.82
L – John Collins 0.060 4.294 163.81

W – Eric McKinney 0.041 4.105 175.11
L – Wade Smith No Time

W – Ashley Owens 0.022 4.201 167.14
L – Nawaf Aldessary 0.079 4.430 142.40

W – Chris Garner-Jones 0.048 4.068 174.57
L – Bye

Round 2

W – Brunson Grothus 0.034 4.071 175.55
L – Chuck Wilburn 0.041 4.223 166.83

W – Meshal al-Sabar 0.027 4.120 171.12
L – Terry Schweigert 0.030 4.138 169.87

W – Eric McKinney 0.031 4.116 174.48
L – Bye

W – Chris Garner-Jones 0.050 4.067 173.12
L – Ashley Owens -0.015 4.138 172.94

Round 3

W – Brunson Grothus 0.018 4.092 173.54
L – Eric McKinney 0.057 4.118 173.23

W – Chris Garner-Jones 0.036 4.057 172.21
L – Meshal al-Sabar 0.022 4.126 170.88

FINAL

W – Brunson Grothus 0.027 4.061 175.43
L – Chris Garner-Jones 0.039 4.054 174.82

 

Final Qualifying

1 110 Chris Garner-Jones, Harvest AL, ’15 GSXR 1100 4.069 171.31
2 1 Eric McKinney, Hamersville OH, ’12 Suzuki 4.070 175.41
3 426 Brunson Grothus, Davenport IA, ’15 Suzuki 4.106 172.08
4 Q80 Meshal al-Sabar, Kuwait City KT, ’15 Suzuki 4.107 168.09
5 730 Terry Schweigert, Abbotsford BC, ’12 Timblin 4.117 170.45
6 5 Chuck Wilburn, Tupelo MS, ’14 Suzuki 4.133 171.21
7 4 Ashley Owens, Decatur AL, ’11 Suzuki 4.141 170.45
8 777 Nawaf Aldessary, , ’14 Suzuki 4.169 168.62
9 613 Burke Forster, Ft. St. John BC, ’15 Suzuki 4.221 163.47
10 123 T.T. Jones, Harvest AL, ’15 Suzuki 4.264 167.36
11 8 Brad McCoy, Cleveland NC, ’15 Hayabusa 4.286 165.13
12 467 John Collins, Sims NC, ’13 Suzuki 4.307 162.86
13 2713 Wade Smith, Dublin GA, ’04 Kawasaki 5.328 138.17

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ABOUT THE PDRA
Based in Pittsboro, North Carolina, the Professional Drag Racers Association is the top sanctioning body in the United States for the sport of eighth-mile drag racing. The PDRA’s professional categories include Pro Extreme, Pro Nitrous, Pro Boost, and Pro Extreme Motorcycle along with Top Sportsman, Top Dragster, Pro Jr. Dragster, and Top Jr. Dragster. The 2016 PDRA schedule consists of nine national events. For more on the world’s premier eighth mile drag racing organization visit www.pdra660.com. Follow the PDRA: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube.

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