NIGHT OF THUNDER ROCKED SUPER CHEVY SHOW
Al Hanna's arsenal of jet-powered Funny Cars and Jet Dragster were a treat each day! Top speeds for the weekend for the Funny Cars were 5.82 ET at 275 miles-per-hour and 5.84 ET at 276 miles-per-hour. Jill Canuso piloting the all new "Queen of Diamonds" Jet Dragster ran 5.50 ET at 289 miles-per-hour.
The GM powered and/or GM bodied races were full of horsepower as four classes competed in Saturday's Bonus Race including Jr. Dragster racers ages 8-17 years old. On Saturday, the Top ET winner Rob Lutzke of Kent City, MI defeated Scott Taylor of Portage, MI, Modified winner Ken Hansen of Crystal, MI defeated Al Bruischart of Allegan, MI, Jr. Dragster Advanced winner Samuel Peterson of Richland, MI defeated Meighan Bonnett of Windsor, Ontario and Jr. Dragster Beginner winner Conner Jenson of Vicksburg, MI, defeated Jayden Jameson of Otsego, MI, Jr. Dragster 2nd Chance Jr. Dragster winner "Hurricane Hannah" Yerington of Benton Harbor, MI defeated Aaron Falor of Kalamazoo.
During Sunday's big races there was much to see as the Super Chevy Show continued with many plaques and trophies being awarded, swap meet and of course much drag racing on the track.
The Top ET class winner Keenan Conner of Kalamazoo, MI defeated George Wroblewski Jr. of LaPorte, IN, Modified winner Tim Smith of Milan, MI defeated Mickey Adams of Ypsilanti, MI, DOT Street winner Donnie Hagar of Clark Lake, MI defeated Ken Hansen of Crystal, MI, Jr. Dragster Advanced winner Libby Ledford of Stanton, MI defeated Lexi Akers of Shelbyville, Jr. Dragster Beginner winner Jayden Jameson of Otsego, MI defeated Nate Alexander of Howard City, MI, 2nd Chance Jr. Dragster winner Hunter Acha defeated Derek Raymond of South Lyon, MI. In the special Gen 5 Camaro class Dale Morrison defeated Jason Klooster of Kalamazoo, MI.
On Sunday PMRA's Pro-Modified winner Randy Adler of Tinley Park, IL defeated Bruce Boland of Stoney Creek, Ontario, PBSS winner Mark Catanzaro of Port Huron, MI defeated Dan Cryderman of Thamesville, Ontario, Quick 32 Top Dragster winner Tony Positano of Toronto, Ontario defeated Scott Wildgust of Wartburg, Ontario.
We appreciate all the racers, fans, sponsors and employees who came out and enjoyed this fantastic event with lovely weather.
Special thank you to Mike Sopka Jr. for the great photo used in this story.