Infineon Raceway 3-peats team championship at Summit Finals
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 3, 2010) – The team from Infineon Raceway dominated the Team Championship taking home its third in a row as they racked up 83 points sending three racers to final rounds. The Sonoma, Calif., track was led by Dave Varner, Modesto, Calif., who took home the individual win in the Pro Class along with Kathy Boll and Brett Olson who also advanced to the final rounds in their respective categories.
Infineon was followed by host track Sacramento Raceway with 65 points and a second place finish, and Auto Club Famoso Raceway in third at 51.
Varner went 10.516 seconds in his ’83 Camaro in beating Brad Hawk of Tucson, Ariz., and South Western International Raceway. Hawk had a near perfect reaction time, red-lighting by 0.001 seconds with a foul start giving the win to Varner. Olson faced off against Brad’s brother Matt in the final of Sportsman with Matt taking the win in his ’89 Mustang running 12.904 seconds at 91.82 mph. Brad and Matt’s father, Chuck Hawk Jr., also competes in the series and advanced to the semifinals in the Super Pro.
In Super Pro it was Top Gun Raceway driver Rich Nedbal, Sonora, Calif., taking the trophy in his ’07 dragster beating Boll, Napa, Calif., with a red-light start handing Nedbal the win right off the line.
The win in Motorcycle went to Colton Chamberlain, Las Vegas, who had a great reaction time start of 0.008 seconds combined with a lap of 9.820 seconds at 123.27 mph to defeat Mike Burkhart of Huntington Beach, Calif., and Auto Club Dragway at Auto Club Speedway.
The following are final results from the NHRA Pacific Division Summit Racing Series Finals at Sacramento Raceway Park:
Rich Nedbal, Sonora, Calif., ’07 dragster, 7.739 seconds, 171.76 mph def.
Kathy Boll, Napa, Calif., ’69 Camaro, 11.526, 125.94 foul
Dave Varner, Modesto, Calif., ’83 Camaro, 10.516, 114.18 def
Brad Hawk, Tucson, Ariz., ’89 Mustang, 14.113, 78.59 foul
Matt Hawk, Tucson, Ariz., ’89 Mustang, 12.904, 91.82 def.
Brett Olson, Sacramento, Calif., ’67 Firebird, 12.013, 102.12
Colton Chamberlain, Las Vegas, ’80 GS1100, 9.820, 123.27 def.
Mike Burkhart, Huntington Beach, Calif., ’07 Hayabusa, 13.299, 75.34
Team Championship Final Points Standings
1. Infineon Raceway 83
2. Sacramento Raceway 65
3. Auto Club Famoso Raceway 51
4. Top Gun Raceway 44
5. Auto Club Dragway at Auto Club Speedway 40
6. Southwestern Int’l Raceway 29
7. Samoa Dragstrip 20
8. The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway 18
9. Barona 1/8th Mile Drag Strip 15
10. Speedworld Dragstrip 13
11. Redding Dragstrip 11
12. Toyota Dragstrip at Irwindale 10
13. Firebird Int’l Raceway 4
14. Albuquerque Dragway 0