Kyle Gibson (Box) and Kody Adcox (No Box) claimed big wins on Saturday at the 4th of July Under the Lights bracket race at the Texas Motorplex.
ENNIS, TX – The four race big money bracket series at the Texas Motorplex put on by race promoter Cody Pollage came to a conclusion for the 2019 season. The gates opened at noon and racing began at 5 PM for another round of night-time racing under the lights at the Texas Motorplex.
In the box class Thursday and Friday’s winner Johnny Ezell was close to sweeping the weekend but Kyle Gibson advanced with a .012 package leaving Ezell mathematically ineligible in the quarter final round.
Ezell, a former Million Dollar Race winner, deserves an honorable mention for laying down so many good laps from the SFG 500 to this weekend at the 4th of July Under The Lights.
Gibson who traveled from New York secured the bye run to the final round and faced Brandon Harris in the final after Harris defeated Curt Harvey.
Though Harris was triple-zip perfect on the line, he broke out by .002 at the finish-line. Gibson was .014 and dead-on with an eight in his 4.16, 160+ mph pro-charged dragster.
In the no box class Friday’s winner Justin Cervantes was defeated by Kody Adcox in the quarter finals. Adcox faced Austin Williams in the semifinal round just barely edging out Williams at the finish line by .0001.
Scooter Hamlin had the bye run to the final round after defeating Blane Parks in the quarter finals. Adcox was able to get the win over Hamlin the final round securing the $7,500 big check for the final no box race of the year in the series.
Best Losing Package Awards:
Inkman Racing Fuel No Box Round One: Vince McCullah (.036)
Inkman Racing Fuel Box Round One: Frank Kohutek (.032)
Limitless Car Care No Box Round Two: Kody Adcox (.024)
California Car Cover Box Round Two: Kyle Gibson (.019)
Autometer Round Three: Kenneth Hillin (.020)
Pro 1 Safety Round Four: Corey Coffee (.018)
Inkman Racing Fuel No Box Round One: Justin Cervantes (.044)
Inkman Racing Fuel Box Round One: Chanse Bullock (.021)
Limitless Car Care No Box Round Two: Larry Seguin (.043)
California Car Cover Box Round Two: Danny Allen (.024)
Autometer Round Three: Austin Williams (.008)
Pro 1 Safety Round Four: Donny Burleson (.007)
About the Author: Paige Hamlin is the founder of South Central Drag Racing and Big Check Bracket Racing. Through her sites, Paige works to promote big money drag racing events. In addition to her media endeavors, Paige enjoys footbrake racing in her S-10 pickup.