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Puckett, Sloan, Daniels lead winners at Rockingham Dragway

Van Puckett, Hillarey Sloan, and James Daniels led the list of winners as Rockingham Dragway hosted the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Southeast Division.
15 Oct 2018
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Division 2

Preview | Saturday

In the final results from Rockingham Dragway and the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, home track and second-generation racer Hillarey Sloan took home the win this weekend in Super Stock.
 
Sloan faced off against Ryan Worner, Dunnigan, Pa., and posted a winning run of 9.855 seconds, 131.22 mph in her ’09 Duster. Worner was quick of the line but could not hold off Sloan with a slower run of 10.121 seconds and 123.93 mph making this Sloan’s first career win. 
 
Van Puckett, Monroe, Ga., and Mike Robilotto, Albany, N.Y., took home the wins in Comp Eliminator and Super Comp respectively.
 
Puckett worked his way through the field and ran 8.304 seconds at 140.55 mph in his final round victory over Frank Aragona, Freehold, N.J., who clocked in at 7.364 seconds, 173.90 mph. 
 
Robilotto faced off against Michelle Furr, Galax, Va., and posted a winning run of 8.953 seconds, 168.51 mph in his dragster. Furr drove to an 8.952 second, 169.49 mph lap for her runner-up finish.
 
Other racers visiting the winner’s circle this weekend were James Daniels, Yardley, Pa., Stock Eliminator; Justin Lopes, Lakeville Mass., in Super Gas; and Larry Paden, Chester Spring’s, Pa., in Super Street. In the division’s Stott’s Ford Top Sportsman class, it was Vonnie Mills, Kennedyville, Md., taking the win while Jeff Strickland, Red Bay, Ala., won in Hickory Enclosed Trailer Sales Top Dragster. 

This is the final race of the season for the Southeast Division racers.

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

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
Van Puckett, Monroe, Ga., '05 Cavalier, G/AA, 8.304, 140.55  def. Frank Aragona, Freehold, N.J., '11 Neil, E/DA, 7.364, 173.90. 

SUPER STOCK
Hillarey Sloan, Broadway, N.C., '09 Duster, FGT/J, 9.855, 131.22  def. Bryan Worner, Dunnigan, Pa., '90 Camaro, SS/JA, 10.121, 123.93. 

STOCK ELIMINATOR
James Daniels, Yardley, Pa., '83 Camaro, H/SA, 11.395, 113.31  def. Adam Badgett, Mount Airy, N.C., '15 Copo, FS/E, 10.203, 129.37. 

SUPER COMP
Mike Robilotto, Albany, N.Y., '23 Undercover, 8.953, 168.51  def. Michelle Furr, Galax, Va., '02 Undercover, 8.952, 169.49. 

SUPER GAS
Justin Lopes, Lakeville, Mass., '63 Nova, 9.914, 159.04  def. James Sessoms, Suffolk, Va., '81 Monza, 9.865, 153.39. 

SUPER STREET
Larry Paden, Chester Springs, Pa., '88 S-10, 10.932, 131.52  def. Leland Poppell, Odum, Ga., '94 Achieva, 10.876, 138.12. 

TOP DRAGSTER
Jeff Strickland, Red Bay, Ala., '14 American, 6.829, 144.13  def. Greg Gallagher, Deltona, Fla., '07 Undercover, 11.799, 68.27. 

TOP SPORTSMAN
Vonnie Mills, Kennedyville, Md., '06 Cobalt, 6.762, 202.27  def. Michael Cerro, Mineola, N.Y., '63 Corvette, 6.929, 195.59. 

SATURDAY

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

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Jim Kimbrough, Pace, Fla., '10 Prostart, C/ED, 7.242 seconds, -0.688 (under index)
2) David Rampy, Piedmont, Ala., '02 Bantam, A/EA, 7.157, -0.663
3) Van Puckett, Monroe, Ga., '05 Cavalier, G/AA, 8.170, -0.660
4) Randy Daniels, Grantsboro, N.C., '07 Pontiac, C/SM, 8.268, -0.522
5) Mark Moreland, Edenton, N.C., '98 Grand AM, H/SMA, 9.121, -0.419
6) Pete Hanratty, Speonk, N.Y., '04 BOS, A/DA, 6.939, -0.151
7) Kevin Houghtaling, Henrico, Va., '02 Grand AM, F/A, 10.770, 2.130
8) Frank Aragona, Freehold, N.J., '11 Neil, E/DA, 10.179, 2.259

SUPER STOCK
1) Roy Hill, Sophia, N.C., '12 Cobra Jet, FSS/B, 8.062 seconds, -1.138 (under index)
2) Scott Gove, Dennysville, Maine, '93 Daytona, SS/AM, 7.919, -1.081
3) David Jackson, Columbus, N.C., '92 Firebird, GT/LA, 10.033, -1.017
4) Thomas Cashwell, Reaford, N.C., '90 Camaro, SS/JA, 9.991, -1.009
5) Robert Draughon, Cumberland, N.C., '66 Corvette, SS/I, 9.543, -1.007
6) Lynwood Daugherty, Rocky Mountain, Va., '98 Pontiac, SS/IA, 9.694, -1.006
7) Johnny Fogle, Morway, S.C., '05 Cavalier, GT/GA, 9.396, -1.004
8) Jeff Adkinson, Damascus, Ga., '05 Sunfire, GT/FA, 9.250, -1.000
9) David Rampy, Piedmont, Ala., '87 Camaro, GT/LA, 10.073, -0.977
10) Gregory Porter, Suffolk, Va., '87 Cutlass, GT/JA, 9.839, -0.961

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Monnie Morris, Greenville, N.C., '73 Maverick, U/SA, 13.563 seconds, -1.287 (under index)
2) Roy Hill, Sophia, N.C., '12 Cobra, FS/B, 8.864, -1.136
3) Daren Adams, Shelby, N.C., '18 Copo, FS/D, 9.510, -1.090
4) Peter Noriega, Miami, Fla., '80 Malibu, M/SA, 11.787, -1.063
5) Terry Nagel, Breckenridge, Mich., '68 Camaro, F/SA, 10.807, -1.043
6) Wallace Dent, Charlotte Hall, Md., '98 Camaro, C/SA, 10.376, -1.024
7) Brian Oakes, Williamstown, N.J., '69 Camaro, H/SA, 11.131, -1.019
8) Rick Golliday, Falling Waters, W.V., '80 Malibu, M/SA, 11.854, -0.996
9) Mike Moller, Youngsville, N.C., '78 Nova, T/SA, 13.405, -0.995
10) Allison Smyth, Uxbridge, Mass., '98 Firebird, B/SA, 10.255, -0.995

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Dylan Stott, Columbus, N.C., '18 Shelby, 6.556 seconds, 212.76 mph
2) Paul 'jackie' Robison, Greer, S.C., '66 Nova SS, 6.628, 206.57
3) Mark Dayne, Waynesboro, Va., '06 Cavalier, 6.643, 210.34
4) Sandy Wilkins, Mount Ulla, N.C., '69 Camaro, 6.655, 210.87
5) Vonnie Mills, Kennedyville, Md., '06 Cobalt, 6.765, 204.35
6) Michael Cerro, Mineola, N.Y., '63 Corvette, 6.918, 198.09
7) John Taylor, Naples, Fla., '99 Dakota, 6.918, 198.03
8) John Martin, Cream Ridge, N.J., '09 Colbalt, 7.081, 194.27
9) Bruce Duncan, Crawfordville, Fla., '68 Camaro, 7.158, 191.92
10) Craig Cain, Kodak, Tenn., '63 Corvette, 7.177, 191.05

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Linsey Barker, Kathleen, Ga., '18 Miller, 6.090 seconds, 218.12 mph
2) Bill Ernest, Knoxville, Tenn., '14 Miller, 6.177, 224.06
3) Steve Furr, Harrisburg, N.C., '13 Amarican, 6.192, 225.00
4) Casey Spadlin, Ranburne, Ala., '14 Miller, 6.199, 224.02
5) Bryan Ferrell, Pounding Mill, Va., '13 Diamond, 6.261, 223.10
6) Jeff Strickland, Red Bay, Ala., '14 American, 6.308, 218.30
7) Greg Gallagher, Deltona, Fla., '07 Undercover, 6.747, 197.94
8) Mike Curliacciu, Jacksonville, Fla., '16 Elite, 6.761, 197.10
9) Richard Mills, Arcadia, Fla., '15 Mullis, 6.849, 195.31
10) Mark Payne, Waynesboro, Va., '01 Undercover, 6.992, 192.25

PREVIEW

Rockingham Dragway will host the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Southeast Division on October 19-21. Highlighting Friday’s action is the NHRA Moser Sportsman Shootout, a specialty race within a race, with elimination rounds on Friday night.

The Lucas Oil event is one of 44 scheduled across the country where drivers in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series 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. The division’s Stott’s Ford Top Sportsman Series and Hickory Enclosed Trailer Sales Top Dragster Series will run in conjunction with the event. 

Gates at Rockingham Dragway open at 8 a.m. each day. Qualifying and time trials start Friday at 9 a.m. Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator and Top Sportsman qualify Friday at 11 a.m., 2 & 5 p.m. Lucas Oil Eliminations begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday. 

The NHRA Southeast National Open Series will conclude the weekend with time trials and qualifying on Saturday afternoon, and eliminations on Sunday. For more information and spectator ticket pricing call the track, (910) 582-3400, or visit www.RockinghamDragway.com.