Champions Crowned at King of the Coast

Event #6 of the 14th Annual BTE King of the Coast Series presented by David McMurtry Racing Engines raced into action last weekend at Gulfport Dragway.

GULFPORT, Miss. – One of the top big money bracket racing series on the Gulf Coast wrapped up their 14th season with a bang. Event #6 in the series, originally scheduled for late 2018, was finally completed over the weekend.

The three-day race weekend included big money bracket racing in Electronics, Footbrake, and Sportsman classes. As always, the King of the Coast team included tons of racing for the juniors as well.

The event featured over 200 competitors chasing championships in the final event of the 2018 season. Racers battled cool temperatures and tough competition throughout the event.

In the end, the following racer’s reigned supreme collecting 2018 King of the Coast championships.

AJ Ashe 2018 King of the Coast Champion
AJ Ashe 2018 King of the Coast Electronics Champion
Timothy Fieramusca 2018 King of the Coast Champion

Timmy Fieramusca 2018 King of the Coast Footbrake Champion
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Nicky Wentzell 2018 King of the Coast Sportsman Champion
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Hayden Miller 2018 King of the Coast 8-9 Jr. Dragster Champion
Griffin Hatcher King of the Coast 2018 jr dragster champion
Griffin Hatcher 2018 King of the Coast 10-12 Jr. Dragster Champion
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Kholten Fuller 2018 King of the Coast 13-17 Jr. Dragster Champion

BTE King of the Coast Event #6 Race Results

Friday’s racing action included a $1,500 to win Gamblers race. John Claxton picked up the winner’s check after taking down the footbrake entry of Larry Sequin.

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Gamblers Race Finalist John Claxton Winner – Larry Sequin Runner-up

Saturday’s schedule included big money bracket racing in all classes along with the Jr. Dragster Clash of the Titans which paid $3,000 to win.

BTE King of the Coast Saturday Winners

Electronics – Chad Axford defeated Travis Lipscomb. Semi – Perry Comeaux

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Chad Axford

Footbrake – Larry Sequin defeated Robby Mullins. Semi – Cody Barnhart

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Larry Sequin

Sportsman – Jerry Rogers defeated Nicky Wentzell. Semi – Tony D’Angelo

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Jerry Rogers

Jr. Dragster 8-9 Winner and Clash of the Titan Winner – Hayden Miller

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Hayden Miller

Jr. Dragster 10-12 Winner – Rylee Wells

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Rylee Wells

Jr. Dragster 13-17 Winner – Kholten Fuller

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Kholten Fuller

BTE King of the Coast Sunday Winners

Electronics – Tommy Castanedo defeated Allen Wickell. Semi – Johnny Ezell

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Tommy Castanedo

Footbrake – Timmy Fieramusca defeated Robby Mullins. Semi – Nick Trapani

Timothy Fieramusca 2018 King of the Coast Champion
Timothy Fieramusca

Sportsman – Nicky Wentzell defeated Louis D’Angelo. Semi – Hannah Bailey and Jeanne Allen

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Nicky Wentzell

Jr. Dragster 8 & 9 Winner – Hayden Miller

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Hayden Miller

Jr Dragster 10-12 Winner – Layne Lewis

Jr. Dragster 13-17 Winner – Jacob Hickey

A special thanks to King of the Coast sponsors BTE, David McMurtry Racing Engines, Craws Racing, Fine Line Signs and Graphics, Velocity Racing Carbs, MEC Trucking, Rolison Firestone, Poo Poo’s Turkey Day Footbrake 10 Grander, Moser Engineering, Rick’s Speed Shop.

For more results from previous BTE King of the Coast events click here.

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