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Christiansen, Roehrs, Montford, and Clampitt take Division 5 crowns in Topeka

Greg Christiansen, Steve Roehrs, Ryan Montford, and Jason Clampitt were the winners of the West Central division NHRA Summit Racing Series at Heartland Motorsports Park to earn a berth in the National Championships to be held later this year.
11 Sep 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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The following are Saturday's final results from the 2019 NHRA Summit Racing Series West Central Division Finals:

SUPER PRO
Greg Christiansen, Bennett, Colo., '08 dragster, 7.403, 176.37  def. Mark Sunderland, Satanta, Kan., '93 Boultan, 8.314, 157.65. 

PRO
Steve Roehrs, Frederic, Wis., '82 Camaro, 10.217, 131.45  def. Bob Ingman, Andover, Minn., '70 Cougar, 10.364, 128.33. 

SPORTSMAN
Ryan Montford, Wichita, Kan., '84 Grand Prix, 12.281, 95.92  def. Rick Pitzer, Glenwood, Iowa, '94 Dakota, foul. 

MOTORCYCLE
Jason Clampitt, Lino Lakes, Minn., '79 Kawasaki, 9.560, 132.49  def. Larry Christianson, Vinton, Iowa, '95 Suzuki, 9.394, 131.66. 

HIGH SCHOOL
Jesse Nelson, Boeulus, Neb., '68 Mustang, 12.551, 103.54  def. Sean Kaliszewski, Longmont, Colo., '69 Mach 1, 12.752, 104.27. 

RACE OF CHAMPIONS

The following are Friday's final results from the 2019 NHRA Summit Racing Series West Central Division Race of Champions:

SUPER PRO
Rodney Thompson, Anoka, Minn., '05 Cavalier, 8.208, 159.27  def. John Purviance, Burlington, Colo.,'10 Undercover, 7.702, 171.05. 

PRO
Henry Sliwinski, Centennial, Colo., '71 Nova, 10.729, 114.40  def. Dan Wilder, Kearney, Neb., '78 Trans Am, 10.107, 132.08. 

SPORTSMAN
Chris Asti, Henderson, Colo., '99 Grand Prix, 16.319, 56.86  def. Jim Stockton, Cottage Grove, Minn., '65 Mustang, foul. 

MOTORCYCLE
Brad Harder, Wacomia, Minn., '98 Kawasaki, 9.309, 138.84  def. David Primrose, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, '06 Hayabusa, 8.514, 151.56. 

MOTORCYCLE
Brad Harder, Wacomia, Minn., '98 Kawasaki, 9.309, 138.84  def. David Primrose, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, '06 Hayabusa, 8.514, 151.56. 

HIGH SCHOOL
Jesse Nelson, Boeulus, Neb., '68 Mustang, 12.408, 107.51  def. Austin Hensley, Ark City, Kan., '79 Mustang, foul. 
 

PREVIEW

NHRA’s top drag racers from tracks across the West Central division will be at Heartland Motorsports Park to square off in head-to-head competition at the NHRA Summit Racing Series West Central Division Finals, Sept. 14-16. Top points earning drivers in Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Bike/Sled and High School will be on hand to compete for team and individual honors.

Friday’s action will feature the Race of Champions where top point earners from each track will face off in a best of the best battle in the five respective classes. Event eliminations kick off on Saturday with nearly 500 racers competing for top honors and a chance to compete for the Summit Racing Series National Championship at the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in November. They’ll run against the winners from NHRA’s other six divisions for a total purse of more than $100,000.

Heartland Motorsports Park is located at 7530 SW Topeka Boulevard, Topeka KS. For more information, please go to heartlandpark.com or call 785-861-7899.