Champions crowned at Pacific Division opener at Wild Horse Pass

Shawn Cowie in Alcohol Dragster and Shane Westerfield in Alcohol Funny Car led the list of winners at the NHRA Pacific Division opener at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, the first of seven events in the Pacific Division competition.
28 Feb 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Division 7

Champions were recognized Sunday  for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division Drag Race at Wild Horse Motorsports Park. Fans in attendance were treated to Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car, Comp, Super Stock, Super Gas, and the rest of the classes that encompass the nationwide sportsman series.

Sunday was a special day for father and son, Jeff and Cody Lane of North Bend, Wash., as both took home divisional Wally trophies. In the Comp Eliminator final round, Jeff Lane, took the starting line advantage running 8.132 148.92 defeating Tony Mandella, Eastvale, Calif., 8.440, 145.09. In the Super Stock finale, Cody Lane , made a victory pass of 8.864, 136.59  outlasting Ray Martin, Anchorage, Alaska, 8.947, 137.98.

Ed Olpin, Pleasant Grove, Utah scored his third Wally of the season, running unopposed in the Top Sportsman final round. Olpin doubled up at Winternationals last month, winning Wally’s in Top Sportsman and Super Gas. Currently Ed sit atop the divisional standings in both classes.

Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., earned his 18th divisional Wally Trophy, running 5.236 seconds, 275.62 mph to win the final round in Top Alcohol Dragster. Cowie took full of advantage of Joey Severance’s, Woodburn, Ore., mechanical issues who broke at the starting line.

In the Top Alcohol Funny Car finale, Shane Westerfield, Anaheim, Calif., started with a great light and held power to hold on for a hole shot win, coming in at 5.453 seconds, 268.87 mph. Westerfield won his fourth Lucas Oil Divisional Wally trophy, second of the season. Doug Gordon, Paso Robles, Calif., completed a runner-up pass of 5.439 seconds, 270.70 mph.

Local Stock Eliminator driver Tibor Kadar, Phoenix, Ariz., took home the divisional Wally trophy as Brent Calvert, Lancaster, Calif., fouled at the starting line.

The other drivers visiting the winner's circle were Allison Mckoane in Super Comp; Terry Keddington in Super Gas; Greg Ventura in Super Street; Ryan Priddy in Top Dragster; and Jay Thompson Sportsman Motorcycle.

The Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series returns to the Southwest Division April 7-9, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, Nev.

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The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division event at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park:


TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER
Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., '10 , 5.236, 275.62  def.
Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., '13 , broke.

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR
Shane Westerfield, Anaheim, Calif., '16 Camaro, 5.453, 268.87  def.
Doug Gordon, Paso Robles, Calif., '15 Camaro, 5.439, 270.70.

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
Jeff Lane, North Bend, Wash., '10 Cobalt, C/SMA, 8.132, 148.92  def.
Tony Mandella, Eastvale, Calif., '01 S-10, C/TA, 8.440, 145.09.

SUPER STOCK
Cody Lane, North Bend, Wash., '05 Cavalier, SS/BS, 8.864, 136.59  def.
Ray Martin, Acchorage, Alaska, '14 Camaro, FSS/C, 8.947, 137.98.

STOCK ELIMINATOR
Tibor Kadar, Phoenix, Ariz., '64 Fairlane, A/SA, 10.168, 129.23  def.
Brent Calvert, Lancaster, Calif., '14 Mustang, FS/AA, foul.

SUPER COMP
Allison Mckoane, Clovis, Calif., '05 Undercover, 8.905, 174.96  def.
Madison Whitten, Corona, Calif., '14 American, 8.866, 172.59.

SUPER GAS
Terry Keddington, Bluffdale, Utah, '57 Corvette, 9.919, 165.03  def.
Bernie Polvadore, Sun City, Ariz., '93 Grand Prix, 9.900, 168.64.

SUPER STREET
Greg Ventura, Corona, Calif., '66 Nova, 10.905, 137.69  def.
Ryan Giacone, Glendale, Ariz., '88 Thunderbird, 10.865, 146.67.

TOP SPORTSMAN
Ed Olpin, Pleasant Grove, Utah, '68 Camaro  def.
Ray Martin, Anchorage, Alaska, '63 Corvette.

TOP DRAGSTER
Ryan Priddy, Chino, Calif., '12 Spitzer, 6.619, 190.46  def.
John Taylor, Apache Junction, Ariz., '06 Quay, 7.748, 172.08.

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE PRESENTED BY HARLEY DAVIDSON
Jay Thompson, Wittmann, Ariz., '73 Suzuki KZ, 9.522, 130.78  def.
Steve Kaplan, Acton, Calif., '04 Hayabusa, 9.043, 147.97.

 

SATURDAY

The following are Saturday's final qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division event at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park:

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER
1) Chris Demke, Sunland, Calif., 5.263 seconds, 273.83 mph
2) Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., 5.265, 274.66
3) Duane Shields, Boulder City, Nev., 5.312, 274.94
4) James Stevens, Gothenburg, Neb., 5.344, 267.69
5) Johnny Ahten, Santa Clarita, Calif., 5.384, 265.53
6) Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., 5.396, 270.16

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR
1) Greg Hunter, Castle Rock, Colo., '15 Camaro, 5.479 seconds, 270.81 mph
2) Jonnie Lindberg, Brownsburg, Ind., '16 Camaro, 5.480, 265.27
3) Shane Westerfield, Anaheim, Calif., '16 Camaro, 5.483, 268.60
4) Doug Gordon, Paso Robles, Calif., '15 Camaro, 5.488, 268.92
5) Mike Doushgounian, San Martin, Calif., '13 Monte Carlo, 5.523, 263.51
6) Steve Gasparrelli, West Covina, Calif., '16 Camaro, 5.539, 264.70
7) Chris Marshall, McMinnville, Ore., '17 Camaro, 5.549, 261.22
8) William Bernard, Englewood, Colo., '09 Mustang, 5.551, 261.57
Not Qualified
9) Terry Ruckman, Grand Junction, Colo., '16 Camaro, 5.569, 264.60
10) Brian Hough, Junction City, Ore., '15 Camaro, 5.635, 262.28

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Alan Ellis, Mapleton, Utah, '23 Ford, A/AA, 6.473 seconds, -0.717 (under index)
2) Tony Mandella, Eastvale, Calif., '01 S-10, C/TA, 8.347, -0.693
3) Jeff Lane, North Bend, Wash., '10 Cobalt, C/SMA, 8.043, -0.667
4) Bill Kent, Midland, Texas, '11 Frameworks, B/D, 6.627, -0.643
5) Clint Neff, Arvada, Colo., '32 Bantam, K/AA, 7.680, -0.620
6) Joe Mozeris, Phoenix, Ariz., '13 Fritz, B/ED, 6.955, -0.595
7) Doug Lambeck, Irvine, Calif., '08 Sunfire, D/SMA, 8.400, -0.580
8) Randy Jones, Monarch Beach, Calif., '92 Camaro, H/A, 8.831, -0.489
9) Michael Bowman, Oak Hills, Calif., '69 Chevelle, AA/PM, 7.459, 0.659

SUPER STOCK
1) Cody Lane, North Bend, Wash., '05 Cavalier, SS/BS, 8.677 seconds, -0.973 (under index)
2) Ronald Roddel, Sioux Falls, S.D., '02 Grand Am, GT/PA, 10.608, -0.942
3) Don Kennedy, Mesa, Ariz., '05 Sunfire, GT/EA, 9.198, -0.902
4) Tom Nolan, Lacombe, Alb., '09 G5, GT/FA, 9.375, -0.875
5) Gene Bichlmeier, Norfolk, Neb., '66 Nova, GT/M, 10.084, -0.866
6) Mike Cotten, Cave Creek, Ariz., '70 Barracuda, SS/JA, 10.155, -0.845
7) Larry Zavala, Montebello, Calif., '86 Camaro, GT/IA, 9.816, -0.834
8) Caitlin Setters, Red Deer, Alb., '09 G5, GT/FA, 9.416, -0.834
9) Rodger Comstock, Ft.Lauderdale, Fla., '16 Mustang, FSS/C, 8.817, -0.833
10) Brad Burton, Snohomish, Wash., '91 Firebird, GT/KA, 10.075, -0.825

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Alex Kadar, Proria, Ariz., '03 Monte Carlo, CF/S, 14.018 seconds, -1.132 (under index)
2) B J Graham, Tempe, Ariz., '76 Maverick, T/SA, 13.285, -1.115
3) Rick Kolber, Glendale, Ariz., '72 Duster, E/SA, 10.701, -0.999
4) Scott Burton, Golden, Colo., '70 Formula, B/SA, 10.286, -0.964
5) Bob Gullett, Calgary, Alb., '68 Nova, F/S, 10.838, -0.962
6) Brad Burton, Snohomish, Wash., '72 Formula, D/SA, 10.591, -0.959
7) Derrol Hubbard, Ruidoso, N.M., '16 Mustang, FS/A, 8.744, -0.956
8) Jay Randall, Maple Grove, Minn., '78 Regal, V/SA, 14.545, -0.955
9) Earl Blake, Las Vegas, Nev., '68 Barracuda, F/SA, 10.900, -0.950
10) Jim Hale, Van Buren, Ark., '66 Belvedere, K/SA, 11.702, -0.948

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Paul Snell, Sandy, Utah, '63 Corvette, 6.451 seconds, 221.49 mph
2) Greg Lair, Canyon, Texas, '14 Camaro, 6.533, 215.55
3) Joe Roubicek, Camarillo, Calif., '68 Camaro, 6.621, 208.52
4) David Armstrong, Mesa, Ariz., '88 Camaro, 6.721, 212.90
5) Greg Anderson, Snohomish, Wash., '68 Camaro, 6.763, 204.08
6) Raul Perez, Buena Park, Calif., '05 Grand AM, 6.773, 202.91
7) Ray Martin, Anchorage, Alaska, '63 Corvette, 6.885, 201.01
8) Bud Preuss, Grand Junction, Colo., '69 Camaro, 6.917, 199.20
9) Paul Gladden, Tracy, Calif., '70 Mustang, 6.929, 202.91
10) Don Meziere, Escondito, Calif., '09 Cobalt, 6.946, 201.07

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Jesse Adams, Yuba City, Calif., '02 Davis, 6.027 seconds, 229.86 mph
2) Bob Button, Winters, Calif., '15 Spitzer, 6.044, 232.15
3) Jon Bradford, Tucson, Ariz., '13 Spitzer, 6.073, 231.04
4) Shaunda Ruckman, Scottsdale, Ariz., '15 American, 6.075, 231.56
5) Denny Hills, Gilbert, Ariz., '95 Yancer, 6.208, 225.94
6) Phil Dion, Paradise Valley, Ariz., '16 Yancer, 6.233, 225.71
7) Matt Sackman, Channahon, Ill., '10 Spitzer, 6.258, 218.76
8) Robert Tehle, Billings, Mont., '05 Davis, 6.262, 224.62
9) Errol Sharron, Las Vegas, Nev., '02 FED, 6.289, 219.61
10) Bobby Ray McMahan, Lodi, Calif., '08 TNT, 6.334, 221.74

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE PRESENTED BY HARLEY DAVIDSON
1) Jay Thompson, Wittmann, Ariz., '73 Suzuki KZ, SMC, 0.003 seconds reaction time
2) Sophie McLaughlin, Suprise, Ariz., dragster, SMC, 0.015
3) Tyler Anderson, Glendale, Ariz., '04 Hayabusa, SMC, 0.019
4) John Coburn, Mesa, Ariz., '96 Buell S1, SMC, 0.032
5) Eric Jaquith, Queen Creek, Ariz., '06 Hayabusa, SMC, 0.041
6) Kory Stonecipher, Glendale, Ariz., '05 Suzuki Gsxr, SMC, 0.060
7) Steve Kaplan, Acton, Calif., '04 Hayabusa, SMC, 0.066
8) Brockman Roberts, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., '10 Hayabusa, SMC, 0.071
9) Sean Phipps, San Tan Valley, Ariz., '84 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.071
10) Tom Medlin, La Mirada, Calif., '93 Suzuki Gsxr, SMC, 0.093


FRIDAY

The following are Friday's qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division event at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park:

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER
1) Chris Demke, Sunland, Calif., 5.311 seconds, 270.59 mph
2) Duane Shields, Boulder City, Nev., 5.312, 274.94
3) Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., 5.320, 269.35
4) Johnny Ahten, Santa Clarita, Calif., 5.439, 265.53
5) James Stevens, Gothenburg, Neb., 5.524, 250.60

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR
1) Shane Westerfield, Anaheim, Calif., '16 Camaro, 5.532 seconds, 266.11 mph
2) Steve Gasparrelli, West Covina, Calif., '16 Camaro, 5.539, 264.70
3) Doug Gordon, Paso Robles, Calif., '15 Camaro, 5.547, 267.32
4) William Bernard, Englewood, Colo., '09 Mustang, 5.562, 259.66
5) Mike Doushgounian, San Martin, Calif., '13 Monte Carlo, 5.581, 262.23
6) Terry Ruckman, Grand Junction, Colo., '16 Camaro, 5.594, 263.26
7) Chris Marshall, McMinnville, Ore., '17 Camaro, 5.609, 259.21
8) Brian Hough, Junction City, Ore., '15 Camaro, 5.645, 259.86
Not Qualified
9) Greg Hunter, Castle Rock, Colo., '15 Camaro, 10.969, 75.78
10) Jonnie Lindberg, Brownsburg, Ind., '16 Camaro, 11.737, 95.72

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Alan Ellis, Mapleton, Utah, '23 Ford, A/AA, 6.492 seconds, -0.698 (under index)
2) Bill Kent, Midland, Texas, '11 Frameworks, B/D, 6.627, -0.643
3) Jeff Lane, North Bend, Wash., '10 Cobalt, C/SMA, 8.078, -0.632
4) Clint Neff, Arvada, Colo., '32 Bantam, K/AA, 7.680, -0.620
5) Joe Mozeris, Phoenix, Ariz., '13 Fritz, B/ED, 6.956, -0.594
6) Doug Lambeck, Irvine, Calif., '08 Sunfire, D/SMA, 8.400, -0.580
7) Randy Jones, Monarch Beach, Calif., '92 Camaro, H/A, 8.831, -0.489
8) Tony Mandella, Eastvale, Calif., '01 S-10, C/TA, 9.157, 0.117
9) Michael Bowman, Oak Hills, Calif., '69 Chevelle, AA/PM, 7.459, 0.659

SUPER STOCK
1) Ronald Roddel, Sioux Falls, S.D., '02 Grand Am, GT/PA, 10.608 seconds, -0.942 (under index)
2) Don Kennedy, Mesa, Ariz., '05 Sunfire, GT/EA, 9.198, -0.902
3) Gene Bichlmeier, Norfolk, Neb., '66 Nova, GT/M, 10.084, -0.866
4) Tom Nolan, Lacombe, Alb., '09 G5, GT/FA, 9.391, -0.859
5) Larry Zavala, Montebello, Calif., '86 Camaro, GT/IA, 9.816, -0.834
6) Caitlin Setters, Red Deer, Alb., '09 G5, GT/FA, 9.416, -0.834
7) Rodger Comstock, Ft.Lauderdale, Fla., '16 Mustang, FSS/C, 8.817, -0.833
8) Pete Peery, Bowie, Texas, '91 Calais, GT/IA, 9.828, -0.822
9) Ken Etter, Riverside, Calif., '93 Shadow, GT/LA, 10.231, -0.819
10) Don Keen, Palmdale, Calif., '65 Mustang, SS/KA, 10.444, -0.806

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) B J Graham, Tempe, Ariz., '76 Maverick, T/SA, 13.285 seconds, -1.115 (under index)
2) Rick Kolber, Glendale, Ariz., '72 Duster, E/SA, 10.701, -0.999
3) Alex Kadar, Proria, Ariz., '03 Monte Carlo, CF/S, 14.167, -0.983
4) Scott Burton, Golden, Colo., '70 Formula, B/SA, 10.286, -0.964
5) Paul Haszlauer, Las Vegas, Nev., '69 Dart, E/SA, 10.753, -0.947
6) Bob Gullett, Calgary, Alb., '68 Nova, F/S, 10.868, -0.932
7) Brad Burton, Snohomish, Wash., '72 Formula, D/SA, 10.624, -0.926
8) Derrol Hubbard, Ruidoso, N.M., '16 Mustang, FS/A, 8.776, -0.924
9) Robert Pond, Riverside, Calif., '67 Fairlane, A/S, 10.032, -0.918
10) Larry Maxwell, Overton, Nev., '72 LeMans, E/SA, 10.782, -0.918

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Greg Lair, Canyon, Texas, '14 Camaro, 6.533 seconds, 215.55 mph
2) Joe Roubicek, Camarillo, Calif., '68 Camaro, 6.647, 207.78
3) David Armstrong, Mesa, Ariz., '88 Camaro, 6.721, 212.90
4) Greg Anderson, Snohomish, Wash., '68 Camaro, 6.763, 204.08
5) Raul Perez, Buena Park, Calif., '05 Grand AM, 6.783, 202.91
6) Ray Martin, Anchorage, Alaska, '63 Corvette, 6.885, 200.17
7) Bud Preuss, Grand Junction, Colo., '69 Camaro, 6.917, 198.38
8) Paul Gladden, Tracy, Calif., '70 Mustang, 6.929, 200.44
9) Monte Green, Haxtun, Colo., '07 Fusion, 6.953, 196.62
10) Don Meziere, Escondito, Calif., '09 Cobalt, 6.970, 200.29

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Jesse Adams, Yuba City, Calif., '02 Davis, 5.995 seconds, 229.86 mph
2) Bob Button, Winters, Calif., '15 Spitzer, 6.044, 232.15
3) Jon Bradford, Tucson, Ariz., '13 Spitzer, 6.075, 231.04
4) Shaunda Ruckman, Scottsdale, Ariz., '15 American, 6.075, 231.04
5) Denny Hills, Gilbert, Ariz., '95 Yancer, 6.208, 225.94
6) Robert Tehle, Billings, Mont., '05 Davis, 6.262, 224.62
7) Matt Sackman, Channahon, Ill., '10 Spitzer, 6.283, 218.76
8) Errol Sharron, Las Vegas, Nev., '02 FED, 6.289, 219.61
9) Bobby Ray McMahan, Lodi, Calif., '08 TNT, 6.339, 221.23
10) Phil Dion, Paradise Valley, Ariz., '16 Yancer, 6.361, 206.07

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE PRESENTED BY HARLEY DAVIDSON
1) Tyler Anderson, Glendale, Ariz., '04 Hayabusa, SMC, 0.019 seconds reaction time
2) John Coburn, Mesa, Ariz., '96 Buell S1, SMC, 0.032
3) Jay Thompson, Wittmann, Ariz., '73 Suzuki KZ, SMC, 0.039
4) Eric Jaquith, Queen Creek, Ariz., '06 Hayabusa, SMC, 0.041
5) Steve Kaplan, Acton, Calif., '04 Hayabusa, SMC, 0.066
6) Brockman Roberts, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., '10 Hayabusa, SMC, 0.071
7) Sean Phipps, San Tan Valley, Ariz., '84 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.100
8) Sophie McLaughlin, Suprise, Ariz., dragster, SMC, 0.181
9) Mitch Lippen, Cave Creek, Ariz., '17 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.707

PREVIEW

CHANDLER, Ariz. –The NHRA Pacific Division points race opens at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park as the first of seven events in the Pacific Division competition. This Friday through Sunday, March 3-5, 2017  drivers can earn points leading to divisional, regional and national championships as well as a chance at a share of the year-end purse of more than $519,000.  Categories include Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car, Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The division’s Pacific Division Top Sportsman Series, Top Dragster Series and Sportsman Motorcycle will also compete.

Highlighting the event is the 270 mph Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car classes as well as the division’s Top Sportsman and Top Dragster Series that will also run with the other sportsman classes at the event. Ticket pricing for the event is $30 per day.  Children age 12 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. 

The schedule and single day ticket prices for the three days is as follows: 

FRIDAY, March 3 – Single day ticket $30
Gates open at 7 a.m.  
Qualifying and time trials begin at 8 a.m. 
Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car qualifying begins at 3 p.m.  

SATURDAY, March 4 – Single day ticket $30
Gates open at 7 a.m. 
Sportsman qualifying and time trials begin at 8 a.m. 
Qualifying Comp Eliminator, Top Dragster, & Top Sportsman at 10:30 a.m.  
Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car qualifying scheduled at noon and 4 p.m.  

SUNDAY, March 5 – Single day ticket $30
Gates open at 7 a.m.  
Sportsman Eliminations at 8 a.m.  
Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car Round 1 Eliminations at noon.

For more information please call Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, 520-796-5601 or visit www.racewildhorse.com Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park is located at 20000 S Maricopa Rd, in Chandler, Ariz.