FX Caprara Invitational -- Musolino Over Backus

In Super Pro it was Billy Caprara in his Chevy powered dragster winning a very close final round over Josh Speck in his ’94 Beretta. Billy had a .518 light and ran an 8.120 at 161.81 mph on his 8.12 dial, while Josh had to settle for the runner up spot with his .536 initiated 8.858 at 146.58 mph run on his 8.85 dial. Scott Forbes was the semifinalist.

In Pro it was Howard Roberts in his ’72 Plymouth taking on Mike LaRose in his ’68 Hustle Stuff GTX. Howard was able to win the all Mopar final with a .530 r.t. and by running a 9.658 at 131.96 mph on his 9.64 dial while Mike runner upped with a .542 light and ran a 10.320 at 127.90 mph on his 10.30 dial in. Dave Tingley was the semifinalist.

Nick Teitsma rode his ’02 Suzuki to the Pro Bike win stopping Ron Tingley in the final round. Nick held the reaction advantage with an unreal .501 to Ron’s .545 and won it with a 9.612 at 142.85 mph run on his 9.55 dial, while Ron ran a 12.766 at 104.88 mph on his 12.74 dial. Cory Bingel was the semifinalist.

In the F.X Caprara Invitational Box/No Box race it was Vince Musolino scoring the win by stopping Bryan Backus for the combo cash. In another close race, Bryan held a slight r.t. advantage .513 to .519, but Vince won it with his 7.439 at 176.42 mph run on his 7.43 dial while Bryan ran a 9.038 at 149.50 mph on his 9.01 dial for the runner up spot. Gene Stankivitz and Howard Roberts were the semifinalists.

Steve Searles picked up the win in Modified defeating Rich Duffer. Steve had a .550 light and matched his 13.03 dial with a 13.031 at 102.58 mph effort. Rich had a .573 light and ran under his 12.90 dial with a 12.857 at 101.07 mph runner up pass. Darin Buchanan was the semifinalist.

Taylor Duell won the Jr. Dragster “A” class today stopping a red lighting Amanda White. Taylor cruised to an 8.245 at 77.35 mph on her 8.00 dial while Amanda ran an 8.470 at 76.28 mph on her 8.40 dial.

In Jr. Dragster “B” it was Shannon Harrison scoring the win over Kimberly Klein. Shannon had a .650 r.t. and ran a 9.266 at 68.59 mph run on her 9.17 dial to stop Kimberly who had a .608 light and ran a 9.196 at 71.55 mph on her 8.95 dial for the runner up spot. Colin Forbes was the semifinalist.

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