Summit E.T. Racing Series - August 23

Jr. Dragster Challenge Winners

Klein, Burgess, Roth Score Jr. Dragster Wins

August 23 - Another great weather day greeted ESTA racers and fans as the Jr. Dragster competitors had the spotlight event as we ran our annual Summit Racing Jr. Dragster Challenge event. Also sharing the spotlight was our lady racers in the annual Girls-Go-Racing charity event.

Iggy Falcone - Super Pro Winner

Super Pro
Super Pro action saw Iggy Falcone score a tight win over Mark Talmadge, with Bob Belvick and Matt Spisak drive to semifinal finishes.

Tyler BeDell - Pro Winner

Tyler BeDell knocked off Pro Titan Mike LaRose in another tight final round battle. Joe Fazio was the lone semifinalist.

John Kuhfta - Pro MX Winner

Pro MX
John Kuhfta forced Chrissy Klein into a breakout run for the Pro MX win. Skip Tamburino and Kevin Wuest were the semifinalists.

Jon Skellham - Street Money Winner

Street Money
Jon Skellham scored a red-light win when Jake Lipke pushed too hard on the tree in their final round match. Kurt Hagen and Steve English made it to the semis.

Becca Searles - Modified Winner

Becca Searles drove to her 3rd Modified win in her 4th straight class final when she trailered Don Leppard and his Camaro. Myles Higby and Scott Smith finished with semifinal finishes.

Steve English - Street Trophy Winner

Street Trophy
Steve English  returned to the Street Trophy winners circle with his '82 Cutlass when he drove around Kurt Hagen for the win. Mariette Derfuss and Adam Carlson made it to semi finishes.

Kevin Wuest - Bike/Sled Winner

Bike/Sled Trophy
Kevin Wuest won the Bike/Sled Trophy final over Bob Salerno. Dan Kirkby was the lone semifinalist.

April Martin - Girls-Go-Racing

April Martin again reigned over the GGR field when she ran right on her dial-in to park Modified hot-shoe Becca Searles in their final round match. Kimberly Klein was the semifinalist.

By Pete DeSalvo Jr.


Jr. Dragster Challenge

  Driver Car R.T. E.T./MPH Dial-in
Win Ron Klein Jr. '14 Mike Bos .528 7.878, 82.88 7.90
R-Up Jimmy O'Toole dragster Foul na na
Semis Natalie Musolino
Owen Roth

Jr. Dragster "A"

  Driver Car R.T. E.T./MPH Dial-in
Win Morgan Burgess dragster .539 7.947, 77.47 7.93
R-Up Ron Klein Jr. '14 Mike Bos .679 7.922, 81.83 7.90
Semis Abby Hacker

Jr. Dragster "B"

  Driver Car R.T. E.T./MPH Dial-in
Win Gavin Roth '14 Halfscale .553 12.049, 53.44 11.93
R-Up Jimmy O'Toole Jr. Dragster .774 8.955, 73.29 8.90
Semis Danny Thorpe
Brooke Adams

Super Pro

  Driver Car R.T. E.T./MPH Dial-in
Win Iggy Falcone '65 Pontiac .511 10.048, 133.05 10.03
R-Up Mark Talmadge '75 Vega .508 9.668, 137.62 9.62
Semis Matt Spisak
Bob Belvick


  Driver Car R.T. E.T./MPH Dial-in
Win Tyler BeDell '72 Chevelle .528 13.167, 100.33 13.13
R-Up Mike LaRose '68 Plymouth .524 10.044, 126.41 10.00
Semis Joe Fazio

Pro MX

  Driver Vehicle R.T. E.T./MPH Dial-in
Win John Kuhfta '89 Polaris .554 10.767, 110.83 10.76
R-Up Chrissy Klein '02 Polaris .569 10.427, 112.41 10.45
Semis Skip Tamburino
Kevin Wuest

Street Money

  Driver Car R.T. E.T./MPH Dial-in
Win Jon Skellham '68 Chevy .536 13.438, 98.28 13.37
R-Up Jake Lipke '70 Chevelle .481 11.956, 98.26 11.85
Semis Kurt Hagen
Steve English


Driver Car R.T. E.T./MPH Dial-in
Win Becca Searles '86 Mustang .636 11.258, 111.39 11.18
R-Up Don Leppard '87 Camaro .761 10.890, 123.98 10.85
Semis Myles Higby
Scott Smith

Street Trophy

Driver Car R.T. E.T./MPH Dial-in
Win Steve English '82 Cutlass .527 12.654, 108.46 12.64
R-Up Kurt Hagen '11 Camaro .726 12.857, 109.24 12.81
Semis Mariette Derfuss
Adam Carlson

Bike/Sled Trophy

Driver Vehicle R.T. E.T./MPH Dial-in
Win Kevin Wuest '97 Polaris .581 10.750, 117.19 10.73
R-Up Bob Salerno '06 Ski-doo .617 9.714, 121.99 9.74
Semis Dan Kirkby

Girls Go Racing

Driver Car R.T. E.T./MPH Dial-in
Win April Martin '76 Dodge .576 10.525, 128.28 10.52
R-Up Becca Searles '86 Mustang .592 11.187, 116.05 11.22
Semis Kimberly Klein

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