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Treadwell, Caheely, and Nagel lead winners list at Orlando Speed World Dragway

Jenny Treadwell, Tyler Caheely, and Terry Nagel led the list of winners at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Southeast Division event at Orlando Speed World Dragway.
21 Feb 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series kicked off its first divisional event of season in the southeast division, hitting Orlando Speed World Dragway this past weekend. Drivers from all over the southeast visited the strip to battle head-to-head in the Pro Winter Warmup. Winners were crowned in the Lucas Oil Series classes as well as STOTTS FORD Top Sportsman and Hickory Enclosed Trailers Top Dragster.

Fans were treated to an all Florida final round in Comp Eliminator. Jenny Treadwell of Mount Plymouth, and Steve Schumacher of Jacksonville went toe-to-toe.  Treadwell, the reigning Division 2 champion opened up her title defense successfully, making a victory pass of 8.224 seconds, 141.62 mph as Schumacher finished at 8.046 seconds, 166.52 mph. 

After five tedious rounds, Terry Nagel, Breckinridge, Mich., and Jeff Adkinson, Damascus, Ga., took the starting line in the Stock Eliminator final round. Nagel returns to Michigan with the Stock Eliminator Wally trophies after Adkinson broke out. Nagel 10.943 seconds, 114.61 mph def. Adkinson, 10.168, 119.24 8.898, 173.49.

Rusty Cook, Cynthiana, Ky., almost doubled up. Cook had a smooth victory pass in the Super Gas final round, as Craig Porter, Silver Spring, Md., fouled at the line. But Cook fell short to John Labbous, White House, Tenn., in the Super Comp finale. Labbous finished at 8.932, 164.81. Cook 8.898, 173.49.

In an all North Carolina Top Sportsman final round presented by STOTTS FORD Carts, Sandy Wilkins of Mount Ulla, outlasted Derrick Brown, Winston Salem. Wilkins grabbed the victory running 6.643, 200.98. Wilkins, the reigning Top Sportsman Divisional champion got a great start to his title defense.  Les Feist, Clearwater, Minn., made a smooth victory pass of 6.129, 228.00 in the Top Dragster presented by Hickory Enclosed Trailers final round as Steve Cohen, Trilby, Fla., fouled at the line.

Other drivers visiting the winner’s circle were; Tyler Caheely, Rock Springs, Ga., in Super Stock; Jonathan Anderson, Griffin, Ga., in Super Street; and Mike Janis, Lancaster, N.Y., in Pro Mod. 

In addition the Summit Jr Drag Racing League was in competition. Junior drivers visiting the winner’s circle were Gage Burch, Palmetto, Fla., 13-17 year olds; Katie Craft, Melbourne, Fla., 10-12 year olds; and Dylan MacNicol, North Port, Fla., 6-9 year olds.
            
This was the first of seven events in the NHRA Southeast Division. Racers will head to Gainesville Raceway March 10-12  next, one week before the NHRA Gatornationals.

The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Southeast Division event at Orlando Speed World Dragway:

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
Jenny Treadwell, Mount Plymouth, Fla., dragster, E/ED, 8.224, 141.62  def. 
Steve Schumacher, Jacksonville, Fla., '91 Camaro, E/AA, 8.046, 166.52. 

SUPER STOCK
Tyler Caheely, Rock Springs, Ga., '00 Chevrolet, SS/TB, 9.646, 107.94  def. 
Dean Mesenbring, Rochester, Minn., '92 Camaro, GT/LA, foul. 

STOCK ELIMINATOR
Terry Nagel, Breckenridge, Mich., '68 Camaro, F/SA, 10.943, 114.61  def. 
Jeff Adkinson, Damascus, Ga., '69 Camaro, A/SA, 10.168, 119.24. 

SUPER COMP
John Labbous, White House, Tenn., '13 Racetech, 8.932, 164.81  def. 
Rusty Cook, Cynthiana, Ky., '13 American, 8.898, 173.49. 

SUPER GAS
Rusty Cook, Cynthiana, Ky., '99 Corvette, 14.870, 68.36  def. 
Craig Porter, Silver Spring, Md., '04 Mustang, foul. 

SUPER STREET
Jonathan Anderson, Griffin, Ga., '05 Pontiac, 10.904, 125.31  def. 
Matt Weston, Wellford, S.C., '70 Camaro, 10.881, 154.95. 

TOP SPORTSMAN
Sandy Wilkins, Mount Ulla, N.C., '69 Camaro, 6.643, 200.98  def. 
Derrick Brown, Winston Salem, N.C., '14 Camaro, 6.587, 205.57. 

TOP DRAGSTER
Les Feist, Clearwater, Minn., '13 Miller, 6.129, 228.00  def. 
Steve Cohen, Trilby, Fla., '11 Miller, foul. 

PRO MODIFIED
Mike Janis, Lancaster, N.Y., '15 Camaro, 5.811, 246.03  def. 
Danny Rowe, Laguna Hills, Calif., '15 Corvette, 10.395, 83.45

JUNIOR DRAGSTER 13-17
Gage Burch, Palmetto, Fla., '06 Half Scale, 7.956, 72.93  def. 
Carson Brown, Blountville, Tenn., '14 Hercules, 8.124, 68.13. 

JUNIOR DRAGSTER 10-12
Katie Craft, Melbourne, Fla., '05 RPC, 8.913, 73.21  def. 
William Craft, Melbourne, Fla., '05 RPC, 8.972, 73.26. 

JUNIOR DRAGSTER 6-9
Dylan MacNicol, North Port, Fla., '06 Half Scale, 11.959, 54.19  def. 
Kaitelynn Starling, Orlando, Fla., '95 JR, 14.024, 43.54. 

 

 

The following are Saturday's final qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Southeast Division event at Orlando Speed World Dragway:

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Jenny Treadwell, Mount Plymouth, Fla., dragster, E/ED, 8.277 seconds, -0.653 (under index)
2) Tony Pontillo, Kenosha, Wis., dragster, B/DA, 6.836, -0.614
3) Allen Wilson, Kokomo, Ind., '10 Cobalt, D/SMA, 8.449, -0.531
4) Steve Schumacher, Jacksonville, Fla., '91 Camaro, E/AA, 8.183, -0.077
5) Wes Leopold, Bethel Park, Pa., '05 Dodge, A/SMA, 8.458, -0.072

SUPER STOCK
1) Mark Nowicki, Gaylord, Mich., '98 Avenger, FGT/I, 9.537 seconds, -0.963 (under index)
2) Jerry Hatch, Lubec, Maine, '70 Dodge, SS/EA, 9.410, -0.940
3) Allen Wade, Rochester, Ind., '69 Camaro, SS/CA, 9.127, -0.923
4) Jeff Adkinson, Damascus, Ga., '05 Sunfire, GT/GA, 9.525, -0.875
5) Kurt Neighbor, Twinsburg, Ohio, '64 Ford, SS/A, 8.778, -0.872
6) Dennis Steward, Port Orange, Fla., '64 Savoy, FGT/K, 9.901, -0.849
7) Ronnie Dutton, Southside, Ala., '80 Monza, GT/OA, 10.654, -0.796
8) Tyler Caheely, Rock Springs, Ga., '00 Chevrolet, SS/TB, 9.158, -0.792
9) Mike Crutchfield, Montgomery, Ala., '08 Pontiac G5, SS/DM, 8.965, -0.785
10) Roy Hill, Sophia, N.C., '10 Cobra Jet, FSS/A, 8.028, -0.772

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Don Fezell, Dubois, Pa., '08 Mustang, FS/AA, 8.402 seconds, -0.998 (under index)
2) Thomas Auger, Wales, Maine, '63 Dodge, I/SA, 11.346, -0.954
3) Gary Russell, E. Sparta, Ohio, '67 Camaro, E/S, 10.718, -0.932
4) Randy Harrison, Orlando, Fla., '87 Camaro, K/SA, 11.734, -0.916
5) Marion Stephenson, Williamsport, Ind., '91 Corvette, H/SA, 11.235, -0.915
6) Mike McMahan, Port Charlotte, Fla., '71 Corvette, H/SA, 11.252, -0.898
7) Geoff Turk, Youkville, Ill., '15 Challenger, FS/A, 8.818, -0.882
8) Jim Marshall, Indian Land, S.C., '78 Nova, H/SA, 11.276, -0.874
9) Russell Johnson, Sharpsburg, Ga., '67 Ford, D/SA, 10.705, -0.845
10) Steve Szupka, Willow Grove, Pa., '85 Camaro, I/SA, 11.458, -0.842

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Sandy Wilkins, Mount Ulla, N.C., '69 Camaro, 6.477 seconds, 213.20 mph
2) Derrick Brown, Winston Salem, N.C., '14 Camaro, 6.607, 204.57
3) Matthew Buck, Lantana, Fla., '00 Firebird, 6.733, 205.19
4) Paul Jackie Robison, Greer, S.C., '66 Chevy II, 6.974, 198.93
5) Michael Weaver, Griffin, Ga., '15 Camaro, 7.133, 194.32
6) Michael Pruss, Loxahatchee, Fla., '09 GXP, 7.182, 193.85
7) James Kelly Hicks, St. Augustine, Fla., '09 GXP, 7.223, 191.92
8) Scott Underwood, Madison, Ala., '02 Camaro, 7.337, 188.10
9) John Taylor, Naples, Fla., '99 Dakota, 7.471, 182.80
10) Johnny Hollis Sr., Miami Gardens, Fla., '06 GTO, 7.483, 182.80

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Larry Roberts, Laurens, S.C., '16 Racetech, 6.103 seconds, 225.33 mph
2) Kevin Brannon, Boiling Springs, S.C., '12 Maddox, 6.135, 223.65
3) Les Feist, Clearwater, Minn., '13 Miller, 6.193, 223.88
4) Steven Furr, Harrisburg, N.C., '13 American, 6.339, 221.09
5) Bill Earnest, Wakeman, Ohio, '14 Miller, 6.391, 217.74
6) Robert Houston, Newland, N.C., '15 Racetech, 6.471, 219.01
7) Karma Hopper, Walton, Ky., '12 Undercover, 6.494, 210.50
8) Vaughn Cauffield, Lake Placid, Fla., '04 Spitzer, 6.684, 200.41
9) Barry Brown, Blountville, Tenn., '14 M & M, 6.715, 201.07
10) Bryan Ferrell, Pounding Mill, Va., '13 Diamond, 6.832, 193.90

FRIDAY

The following are Friday's qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Southeast Division event at Orlando Speed World Dragway:

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Jenny Treadwell, Mount Plymouth, Fla., dragster, E/ED, 8.325 seconds, -0.605 (under index)
2) Tony Pontillo, Kenosha, Wis., dragster, B/DA, 6.897, -0.553
3) Allen Wilson, Kokomo, Ind., '10 Cobalt, D/SMA, 8.474, -0.506
4) Steve Schumacher, Jacksonville, Fla., '91 Camaro, E/AA, 8.199, -0.061

SUPER STOCK
1) Mark Nowicki, Gaylord, Mich., '98 Avenger, FGT/I, 9.537 seconds, -0.963 (under index)
2) Jerry Hatch, Lubec, Maine, '70 Dodge, SS/EA, 9.410, -0.940
3) Allen Wade, Rochester, Ind., '69 Camaro, SS/CA, 9.127, -0.923
4) Jeff Adkinson, Damascus, Ga., '05 Sunfire, GT/GA, 9.525, -0.875
5) Kurt Neighbor, Twinsburg, Ohio, '64 Ford, SS/A, 8.778, -0.872
6) Dennis Steward, Port Orange, Fla., '64 Savoy, FGT/K, 9.901, -0.849
7) Ronnie Dutton, Southside, Ala., '80 Monza, GT/OA, 10.654, -0.796
8) Tyler Caheely, Rock Springs, Ga., '00 Chevrolet, SS/TB, 9.158, -0.792
9) Mike Crutchfield, Montgomery, Ala., '08 Pontiac G5, SS/DM, 8.965, -0.785
10) Carl Weisinger, Orlando, Fla., '09 Challenger, FSS/K, 9.792, -0.758

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Don Fezell, Dubois, Pa., '08 Mustang, FS/AA, 8.402 seconds, -0.998 (under index)
2) Thomas Auger, Wales, Maine, '63 Dodge, I/SA, 11.346, -0.954
3) Gary Russell, E. Sparta, Ohio, '67 Camaro, E/S, 10.718, -0.932
4) Randy Harrison, Orlando, Fla., '87 Camaro, K/SA, 11.734, -0.916
5) Geoff Turk, Youkville, Ill., '15 Challenger, FS/A, 8.818, -0.882
6) Jim Marshall, Indian Land, S.C., '78 Nova, H/SA, 11.276, -0.874
7) Mike McMahan, Port Charlotte, Fla., '71 Corvette, H/SA, 11.279, -0.871
8) Russell Johnson, Sharpsburg, Ga., '67 Ford, D/SA, 10.705, -0.845
9) Steve Szupka, Willow Grove, Pa., '85 Camaro, I/SA, 11.458, -0.842
10) L. Scott Libersher, Wilmington, Ill., '15 Camaro, FS/AA, 8.565, -0.835

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Sandy Wilkins, Mount Ulla, N.C., '69 Camaro, 6.690 seconds, 205.82 mph
2) Derrick Brown, Winston Salem, N.C., '14 Camaro, 6.776, 201.28
3) Matthew Buck, Lantana, Fla., '00 Firebird, 6.933, 199.05
4) Paul Jackie Robison, Greer, S.C., '66 Chevy II, 6.974, 198.93
5) Michael Weaver, Griffin, Ga., '15 Camaro, 7.170, 194.02
6) Scott Underwood, Madison, Ala., '02 Camaro, 7.350, 186.48
7) Johnny Hollis Sr., Miami Gardens, Fla., '06 GTO, 7.512, 182.16
8) Stanley Albritton Jr., Bradenton, Fla., '02 Camaro, 7.519, 176.07
9) Bruce Duncan, Crawfordville, Fla., '95 Camaro, 7.533, 183.94
10) John Taylor, Naples, Fla., '99 Dakota, 7.776, 182.13

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Larry Roberts, Laurens, S.C., '16 Racetech, 6.103 seconds, 225.33 mph
2) Les Feist, Clearwater, Minn., '13 Miller, 6.193, 223.88
3) Kevin Brannon, Boiling Springs, S.C., '12 Maddox, 6.314, 201.19
4) Bill Earnest, Wakeman, Ohio, '14 Miller, 6.393, 216.48
5) Steven Furr, Harrisburg, N.C., '13 American, 6.478, 201.61
6) Karma Hopper, Walton, Ky., '12 Undercover, 6.494, 210.11
7) Robert Houston, Newland, N.C., '15 Race Tech, 6.561, 219.01
8) Bryan Ferrell, Pounding Mill, Va., '13 Diamond, 6.832, 193.90
9) Mike Gurliaccio, Jacksonville, Fla., '16 Elite, 6.839, 195.25
10) Ken Wells, Orlando, Fla., '09 Undercover, 6.949, 193.18
 

Preview

The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series opens its 2017 season at Orlando Speed World Dragway for the first of seven events in the NHRA Southeast Division. This Friday through Sunday, February 24-26, 2017, drivers will be racing to earn points leading to divisional and national championships as well as a chance at a share of the year-end purse of more than $519,000. 

Categories include Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. A Highlight of the event will be the 250 mph RPM Pro Mod class, in addition to the division’s Stott’s Ford Top Sportsman Series and Hickory Enclosed Trailer Sales Top Dragster Series. Special ticket pricing for the multiple days is as follows; 2-Day Pass $40, 3-Day Pass $45, 4-day Pass $50.  Children 10 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. 

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

FRIDAY, Feb. 24 – Single day ticket $15
Gates open at 9 a.m.  
Qualifying and time trials begin at 11 a.m. 
Pro Mod qualifying begins at 3 p.m.  

SATURDAY, Feb. 25 – Single day ticket $20
Gates open at 8 a.m. 
Sportsman qualifying and time trials begin at 9:30 a.m. 
Qualifying Comp Eliminator, Hickory Enclosed Top Dragster, & Stott’s Ford Top Sportsman at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m.  
Pro Mod Qualifying scheduled at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.  

SUNDAY, Feb. 26 – Single day ticket $20
Gates open at 8:30 a.m.  
Final Eliminations continue at 9:30 a.m.  

For additional information please call Orlando Speed World Dragway, (407) 568-5522, or visit www.raceosw.com.  Orlando Speed World Dragway is located east of Orlando on Highway 50 (Colonial Drive), 20 miles east of I-4, and 15 miles west of I-95.