Will Holloman won a free American Race Cars dragster Thursday night at the SFG Promotions World Series of Bracket Racing.
HOUSTON, Tx. (Oct. 31, 2019): Tonight, SFG Promotions, Inc. proved their appreciation to their racers in a big way by giving away a brand new American Racecars Dragster, valued at $65,000 in a no-entry race.
About 90 racers who attended every SFG Promotions event in 2019 were exclusively entered into the race for the dragster, and in the end, Will Holloman came out victorious. This special race was held at Darlington Dragway as part of SFG’s World Series of Bracket Racing event, which is highlighting a guaranteed $200,000 payout to a single winner on Saturday.
“This was an actual giveway, just out of the kindness of their heart. It’s hard to find that,” says Holloman, just moments after his big win. In his post-race interview on MotorMania TV, Holloman went on to thank Chris Reynolds, Chris Wilson, Marco Abbruzi, American Racecars, Scott and Nicole Lemen, Drag Race Solutions, and Collector Tethers.
After Holloman’s win, Kyle Riley of SFG also appeared on MotorMania TV as he thanked each of the racers who earned an entry into the event, and explained, “they ask why race SFG, and this is the reason why.”
Riley then went on to thank each of the companies that made the awarded giveway dragster possible by: FTI Performance, FuelTech USA Tech, Wilson Race Engines, LLC, JEGS Performance, Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels, BRODIX Cylinder Heads, Lindsay Racing Products,Riggeals Performance Fiberglass, Todds Extreme Paint, K&R Performance, Penske Racing Shocks, and May Race Carbs.
The surviving racers in the quarterfinals of the Dragster Shootout were:
- Bryson Scruggs
- Will Holloman
- Ricky “Bulldog” Adkins
- Scotty Richardson
- Cameron Manuel
- Travis Laster
In the quarter-finals, Manuel started the round with a .029 light, and a dead-on the dial run, to take the win by .005 seconds over Adkins who was .018 tree, and ran .016 above his dial. Next up, Richardson earned the bye-run to the finals after Laster red-lit. To close out the round, Holloman was .001 on the tree, and .007 above his dial to beat Scruggs who was .020 on the tree, before breaking out by .010.
In the semi-finals, Manuel went red against Holloman, setting the stage for Holloman and Richardson to race for the dragster in the final-round.
In the final, Holloman left the starting line with a .013 light before running .013 above his dial-in to take the win over Richardson by .002 seconds.
Going forward in the week, SFG has adjusted their schedule, after race action on Wednesday was lost due to weather. The new schedule is as follows:
- Friday: Fuel Tech $50k-to-win race #1 will be contested. All competitors will get a time run Friday morning with eliminations to follow
- Saturday: New entry time runs only before eliminations of the FTI $200k-to-win main event
- Sunday: New entry time runs only before eliminations of the Fuel Tech $50k-to-win race #2
Gates open at 8:00am and racing starts at 9:00am each day. Additionally, the original Wednesday $20k has been canceled.
A live stream for this event is available at MotorManiaTV.COM.
ABOUT SFG PROMOTIONS, INC
“What is SFG and where did it come from?” you ask. SFG is the brainchild of racer and promoter Kyle Riley. “I had a vision to offer racers the chance to race for big money that the average racer could not afford, but I give God all the credit for the idea because it was sent from God,” states Riley.
Riley also adds, “Until SFG came about your average racer couldn’t afford the chance to run for 50k or 100k because it was out of their price range. I wanted your everyday bracket racer to know what it feels like to stage up for that kind of money. A lot of people think I’m crazy, but I’ve always felt it’s better to give than to receive.
The racers have really supported SFG in its first years, so I want to show them that I really appreciate their support so I raised the payouts and lowered the entry fees. Everyone will see the better SFG does the more the racer will benefit from our success.”
For more info on the SFG Promotions World Series of Bracket Racing, click here.