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Division 7 LODRS Results from Vegas

Joe Mozeris, Jimmy DeFrank, and Greg Luneack led the list of the winners as the Division 7 LODRS completed at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

LAS VEGAS – Racers from across the country return to Vegas to chase points as they try to lock down divisional and world championships. The event, always one of the most well attended of all divisional events, hosted over 700 sportsman racers.

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
Joe Mozeris, Phoenix, Ariz., dragster, B/ED, 7.004, 187.91 def. David Rampy, Peidmont, Ala., ’32 Bantam, A/EA, 7.401, 170.41.

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
Joe Mozeris, Phoenix, Ariz., dragster, B/ED, 7.004, 187.91 def. David Rampy, Peidmont, Ala., ’32 Bantam, A/EA, 7.401, 170.41.

Joe Mozeris came out on top earning his second career LODRS Wally after defeating veteran racer David Rampy in the final round. Mozeris’ win earned him second place in the points standings in Division 7.

SUPER STOCK
Jimmy DeFrank, Thousands Oaks, Calif., ’10 Cobalt, SS/BM, 9.040, 140.87 def. Mike Braswell, Santo, Texas, ’66 Nova, SS/GA, 10.030, 129.73.

Earning his 50th career win and the Division 7 Super Stock Championship, Jimmy DeFrank had a weekend like many have had before. DeFrank needed to win the race to lock up the championship. Being the very successful racer that he is, it was no surprise he was able to seal the deal and take home the trophy and the championship.

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Jimmy DeFrank with his dad, Jim.
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Jimmy DeFrank with his dad Jim and Division 7 Director, Mike Rice.

STOCK ELIMINATOR
Gregg Luneack, Vista, Calif., ’71 Demon, D/SA, 11.092, 112.39  def. Scott Burton, Golden, Colo., ’10 Mustang, FS/C, 9.857, 131.16.

Gregg Luneack claimed his first LODRS Wally of the season by defeating Scott Burton in the final round of Stock Eliminator. Burton traveled from Colorado in hopes of passing Tyler Wudarczyk for the division championship. With a runner-up finish, he was able to pass Wudarczyk by 1 point and claim the Division 5 Stock Eliminator Championship.

SUPER COMP
Don Nichols, Lincoln, Neb., dragster, 9.054, 165.17  def. Kris Whitfield, Littleton, Colo., dragster, 9.068, 163.43.

Parker Theobald was able to capture the Division 7 Super Comp Championship this weekend after multiple racers were fighting for the title. With #10 only being 35 points behind the leader, it was a tight weekend for sure. Event winner Don Nichols took home his 4th LODRS Wally.

Parker Theobald

SUPER GAS
Tom Stalba, Hammonton, N.J., ’63 Corvette, 9.991, 164.53  def. Chet Tucker, Sulphur, Okla., ’58 Corvette, foul.

Tom Stalba took home the Super Gas trophy after defeating Chet Tucker in the final round. Stalba traveled all the way from New Jersey, some 2,500 miles, in hopes of coming home with a trophy. Stalba won his 27th LODRS career Wally. The win moved him up to 3rd place in Division 1 Super Gas points.

SUPER STREET
Troy Grant, Golden, Colo., ’66 Chevy II, 11.103, 136.10  def. Jimmy Galante, Sun Valley, Calif., ’67 Nova, 11.071, 145.53.

Troy Grant took home the trophy in Super Street after defeating Jimmy Galante in the final round. Grant’s final round victory also gave him the Division 5 Super Street Championship. For the past couple years, the championship for Super Street in Division 5 has always came down to the final round at Vegas.

TOP DRAGSTER
Alan Kenny, Kutztown, Pa., dragster, was unopposed.

By the end of the weekend, Alan Kenny claimed the Division 1 Top Dragster Championship by winning the event. He came into the weekend needing to win the event to lock up the championship, and he did just that.

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Al Kenny and his family.

TOP SPORTSMAN
Larry Demers, Carroll, Iowa, ’10 Cobalt, 7.145, 192.85 def. Chris McCallum, Grand Junction, Colo., ’63 Corvette, 6.880, 199.52

Larry Demers took home the trophy in Top Sportsman and finished 2nd in Division 5 points standings. Even though Allen Firestone was eliminated first round, he was still crowned the Division 5 champion after the stellar season he had. 

In Division 7 Top Sportsman points, Doug Crumlich and Richard Okerman were both eliminated in round 4 at Vegas, leaving the championship spot tied with 344 points. The tiebreaker is the driver with the most points won in scored home division events. Richard Okerman wins the tie breaker being all of his points were earned in home division events.    

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Larry Demers with his son, Jeremy.

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE
Clayton Howey, Lemoore, Calif., ’06 ZX14, 8.909, 152.02  def. Rick Newport, Bluffdale, Utah, ’95 GSXR, foul.

W.W. WILLIAMS SUPER COMP SHOOTOUT CHAMPIONSHIP
Parker Theobald, Saint George, Utah, dragster, 9.311, 137.19  def. Mark Potts, Las Vegas, Nev., dragster, 9.037, 157.14.

W.W. WILLIAMS SUPER GAS SHOOTOUT CHAMPIONSHIP
Matt Blodgett, Signal Hill, Calif., ’72 Vega, 10.060, 133.12  def. Steve Parsons, Ridgecrest, Calif., ’63 Corvette, 10.359, 131.65.

W.W. WILLIAMS SUPER STREET SHOOTOUT CHAMPIONSHIP
Ryan Giacone, Glendale, Ariz., ’88 Thunderbird, 11.048, 145.75  def. David Kiesel, Desert Hills, Ariz., ’76 Vega, 11.012, 130.34.

W.W. WILLIAMS SUPER COMP SHOOTOUT
Mitch Mustard,  dragster, 9.124, 169.74  def. Punch Johnson, Seligman, Ariz., ’07 Yancer, 9.102, 166.13.

W.W. WILLIAMS SUPER GAS SHOOTOUT
Keith Manogue, New River, Ariz., ’73 240Z, 10.088, 142.12  def. Dave Thompson, Queen Creek, Ariz., ’02 Corvette, 10.056, 156.39.

W.W. WILLIAMS SUPER STREET SHOOTOUT
Tim Schell, Arvada, Colo., ’75 Duster, 11.062, 126.62  def. Ryan Giacone, Glendale, Ariz., ’88 Thunderbird, 11.070, 143.64.

SATURDAY

The following are Saturday’s final qualifying results from the NHRA Division 7 LODRS event at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway:

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Frank Aragona, Freehold, N.J., ’32 Bantam, J/AA, 7.415 seconds, -0.725 (under index)
2) Randy Jones, Monarch Beach, Calif., ’00 S-10, C/T, 8.256, -0.684
3) David Rampy, Peidmont, Ala., ’32 Bantam, A/EA, 7.256, -0.664
4) Matthew Dahl, Las Vegas, Nev., ’12 Cobalt, A/SMA, 7.998, -0.652
5) Tony Mandella, Eastvale, Calif., ’92 Camaro, A/SMA, 7.941, -0.639
6) Howie Stevens, N. Vancouver, B.C., ’12 Mustang, C/A, 7.421, -0.629
7) Doug Lambeck, Irvine, Calif., ’08 Sunfire, D/SMA, 8.435, -0.625
8) Jason Grima, Agnes Banks, Australia, ’07 Mustang, B/A, 7.126, -0.624
9) Joe Mozeris, Phoenix, Ariz., dragster, B/ED, 6.939, -0.621
10) Don Bevers, Tucson, Ariz., ’89 Probe, A/SMA, 8.080, -0.570

SUPER STOCK
1) Bill Rink, Naperville, Ill., ’74 GTO, GT/QA, 10.805 seconds, -1.145 (under index)
2) Jason DeForrest, Andover, Minn., ’05 Cavalier, GT/CA, 8.969, -1.101
3) Allen Wade, Rochester, Ind., ’69 Camaro, SS/CA, 9.196, -1.024
4) Steve Comella, Webster, N.Y., ’68 Dart, SS/AH, 8.760, -1.000
5) Troy Olsonawski, Federal Way, Wash., ’66 Malibu Wgn, SS/OA, 11.514, -0.996
6) Robert Cruzen, Cleveland, Okla., ’06 Cobalt, GT/DA, 9.192, -0.978
7) Eric Bell, Chandler, Ariz., ’68 Barracuda, SS/AH, 8.793, -0.967
8) Kayla Mozeris, Phoenix, Ariz., ’93 Daytona, GT/LA, 10.279, -0.961
9) Rob Cruzen Jr., Cleveland, Okla., ’02 S-10, GT/TC, 10.330, -0.960
10) Lloyd Wofford, Jonesboro, Ark., ’10 Challenger, FSS/K, 9.801, -0.929

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Jim Hale, Van Buren, Ark., ’66 Belvedere, K/SA, 11.614 seconds, -1.246 (under index)
2) Joe Sorensen, Woodburn, Ore., ’69 Camaro, G/SA, 11.079, -1.121
3) Larry DeForrest, Ramsey, Minn., ’10 Mustang, FS/D, 9.735, -1.045
4) Richard Unterseh, Glendale, Ariz., ’80 Firebird, P/SA, 12.666, -1.014
5) Steve Glenn, Covington, Wash., ’78 Firebird, H/SA, 11.376, -0.984
6) Larry Gilley, Hilmar, Calif., ’69 Dart, E/SA, 10.917, -0.983
7) Don Morris, Golden, Colo., ’66 Coronet, A/SA, 10.207, -0.983
8) Barry Pollard, Regina, Sask., ’76 Roadrunner, H/SA, 11.389, -0.971
9) Mike Johnston, Highland, Calif., ’13 Camaro, FS/D, 9.810, -0.970
10) John Gray, Vacaville, Calif., ’72 Demon, F/SA, 11.086, -0.964

SUPER COMP
1) Blake Johnson, Arvada, Colo., dragster, S/C, 9.050 seconds, 0.000 (over index)
2) Travis Richardson, Castaic, Calif., dragster, S/C, 9.051, 0.001
3) Michael Dalrymple, Sunnyside, Wash., dragster, S/C, 9.051, 0.001
4) Martin Clevenger, Corona, Calif., dragster, S/C, 9.051, 0.001
5) Greg Krause, Escondido, Calif., dragster, S/C, 9.052, 0.002
6) Kris Whitfield, Littleton, Colo., dragster, S/C, 9.052, 0.002
7) Hannah Cook, Novato, Calif., dragster, S/C, 9.052, 0.002
8) Skip Walls, Knoxville, Tenn., dragster, S/C, 9.053, 0.003
9) Allison McKoane, Clovis, Calif., dragster, S/C, 9.055, 0.005
10) Blake Williams, Chandler, Ariz., dragster, S/C, 9.056, 0.006

SUPER GAS
1) Jason Kenny, Kutztown, Pa., ’03 Corvette, S/G, 10.051 seconds, 0.001 (over index)
2) Travis Balough, Riverside, Calif., ’63 Corvette, S/G, 10.053, 0.003
3) Skip Walls, Knoxville, Tenn., ’04 S-10, S/G, 10.054, 0.004
4) Dan Bain, N. Las Vegas, Nev., ’02 Firebird, S/G, 10.054, 0.004
5) George Scott, Graham, Wash., ’03 Cavalier, S/G, 10.054, 0.004
6) Rick Cates, Canyon, Texas, ’07 Corvette, S/G, 10.057, 0.007
7) Van Arnold, Houston, Texas, ’63 Corvette, S/G, 10.058, 0.008
8) Matt Blodgett, Signal Hill, Calif., ’72 Vega, S/G, 10.058, 0.008
9) Rich Givins, Phillipsville, Calif., ’62 Falcon, S/G, 10.059, 0.009
10) Ken Mostowich, Calgary, Alb., ’13 Corvette, S/G, 10.060, 0.010

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Jim Thorp, Mertzon, Texas, ’16 Camaro, 6.448 seconds, 224.14 mph
2) John Baker, Grand Junction, Colo., ’08 Cobalt, 6.449, 219.15
3) Allen Firestone, Velma, Okla., ’16 Camaro, 6.484, 212.03
4) Chip Rumis, Ramona, Calif., ’15 Camaro, 6.540, 220.76
5) Glenn Wright, Odessa, Texas, ’12 Camaro, 6.553, 210.67
6) Kamron Wright, Odessa, Texas, ’19 Camaro, 6.575, 215.03
7) Gary Ross, Trabuco Canyon, Calif., ’69 Camaro, 6.610, 206.51
8) Trent Wilson, Castroville, Texas, ’68 Camaro, 6.615, 207.75
9) Kelly Harper, Peoria, Ariz., ’67 Mustang, 6.623, 215.41
10) Justin Linares, Grantsville, Utah, ’69 Camaro, 6.627, 208.42

TOP DRAGSTER
1) John Bond, Winters, Calif., dragster, 6.101 seconds, 225.48 mph
2) Aaron Stanfield, Bossier City, La., dragster, 6.101, 222.62
3) Danny Nelson, Batesville, Ark., dragster, 6.103, 234.74
4) Steve Schneider, San Diego, Calif., dragster, 6.109, 224.10
5) Jim Thorp, Mertzon, Texas, dragster, 6.120, 227.96
6) Michael Kile, Westlake, La., dragster, 6.122, 229.55
7) Anita Strasburg, Mapleton, Utah, dragster, 6.124, 241.15
8) Shaunda Ruckman, Scottsdale, Ariz., dragster, 6.127, 231.16
9) John Richardson, Santa Clarita, Calif., dragster, 6.129, 226.01
10) Kayla Gardner, Tucson, Ariz., dragster, 6.130, 225.45

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE
1) Dave Wheeler, Murray, Utah, ’06 ZX14, TFFH, 0.000 seconds reaction time
2) Brian Howey, Lemoore, Calif., ’06 ZX14, TFFH, 0.002
3) Gary Stoffer, Gardnerville, Nev., ’85 GS, TFFH, 0.003
4) Kahea Woods, Las Vegas, Nev., ’95 GSXR, TFFH, 0.003
5) Ron Alves, Colusa, Calif., ’80 Kawasaki, TFFH, 0.007
6) Denny Alves, El Cerrito, Calif., ’78 Kawasaki, TFFH, 0.008
7) Sean Conner, Boulder City, Nev., ’95 GSXR, TFFH, 0.009
8) Al Omond, Abbotsford, B.C., ’07 ZRX, TFFH, 0.009
9) Donnie Durenberger, Dayton, Minn., ’81 Kawasaki, TFFH, 0.010
10) Leo Shaver, Las Vegas, Nev., ’87 Ninja, TFFH, 0.010

FRIDAY

The following are Friday’s qualifying results from the NHRA Division 7 LODRS event at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway:

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Frank Aragona, Freehold, N.J., ’32 Bantam, J/AA, 7.415 seconds, -0.725 (under index)
2) Randy Jones, Monarch Beach, Calif., ’00 S-10, C/T, 8.256, -0.684
3) Matthew Dahl, Las Vegas, Nev., ’12 Cobalt, A/SMA, 7.996, -0.654
4) David Rampy, Peidmont, Ala., ’32 Bantam, A/EA, 7.279, -0.641
5) Jason Grima, Agnes Banks, Australia, ’07 Mustang, B/A, 7.126, -0.624
6) Joe Mozeris, Phoenix, Ariz., dragster, B/ED, 6.939, -0.621
7) Howie Stevens, N. Vancouver, B.C., ’12 Mustang, C/A, 7.451, -0.599
8) Don Bevers, Tucson, Ariz., ’89 Probe, A/SMA, 8.080, -0.570
9) Tony Mandella, Eastvale, Calif., ’92 Camaro, A/SMA, 8.045, -0.535
10) John Edwards, Nampa, Idaho, ’19 Camaro, C/AA, 7.543, -0.497

SUPER STOCK
1) Bill Rink, Naperville, Ill., ’74 GTO, GT/QA, 10.805 seconds, -1.145 (under index)
2) Jason DeForrest, Andover, Minn., ’05 Cavalier, GT/CA, 8.969, -1.101
3) Allen Wade, Rochester, Ind., ’69 Camaro, SS/CA, 9.196, -1.024
4) Steve Comella, Webster, N.Y., ’68 Dart, SS/AH, 8.760, -1.000
5) Troy Olsonawski, Federal Way, Wash., ’66 Malibu Wgn, SS/OA, 11.514, -0.996
6) Robert Cruzen, Cleveland, Okla., ’06 Cobalt, GT/DA, 9.192, -0.978
7) Eric Bell, Chandler, Ariz., ’68 Barracuda, SS/AH, 8.793, -0.967
8) Kayla Mozeris, Phoenix, Ariz., ’93 Daytona, GT/LA, 10.279, -0.961
9) Rob Cruzen Jr., Cleveland, Okla., ’02 S-10, GT/TC, 10.330, -0.960
10) Lloyd Wofford, Jonesboro, Ark., ’10 Challenger, FSS/K, 9.801, -0.929

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Jim Hale, Van Buren, Ark., ’66 Belvedere, K/SA, 11.614 seconds, -1.246 (under index)
2) Joe Sorensen, Woodburn, Ore., ’69 Camaro, G/SA, 11.079, -1.121
3) Larry DeForrest, Ramsey, Minn., ’10 Mustang, FS/D, 9.735, -1.045
4) Richard Unterseh, Glendale, Ariz., ’80 Firebird, P/SA, 12.666, -1.014
5) Steve Glenn, Covington, Wash., ’78 Firebird, H/SA, 11.376, -0.984
6) Larry Gilley, Hilmar, Calif., ’69 Dart, E/SA, 10.917, -0.983
7) Don Morris, Golden, Colo., ’66 Coronet, A/SA, 10.207, -0.983
8) Barry Pollard, Regina, Sask., ’76 Roadrunner, H/SA, 11.389, -0.971
9) Mike Johnston, Highland, Calif., ’13 Camaro, FS/D, 9.810, -0.970
10) John Gray, Vacaville, Calif., ’72 Demon, F/SA, 11.086, -0.964

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Jim Thorp, Mertzon, Texas, ’16 Camaro, 6.448 seconds, 224.14 mph
2) John Baker, Grand Junction, Colo., ’08 Cobalt, 6.449, 219.15
3) Allen Firestone, Velma, Okla., ’16 Camaro, 6.484, 212.03
4) Chip Rumis, Ramona, Calif., ’15 Camaro, 6.540, 220.76
5) Glenn Wright, Odessa, Texas, ’12 Camaro, 6.553, 210.67
6) Kamron Wright, Odessa, Texas, ’19 Camaro, 6.575, 215.03
7) Gary Ross, Trabuco Canyon, Calif., ’69 Camaro, 6.610, 206.51
8) Trent Wilson, Castroville, Texas, ’68 Camaro, 6.615, 207.75
9) Kelly Harper, Peoria, Ariz., ’67 Mustang, 6.623, 215.41
10) Justin Linares, Grantsville, Utah, ’69 Camaro, 6.627, 208.42

TOP DRAGSTER
1) John Bond, Winters, Calif., dragster, 6.101 seconds, 225.48 mph
2) Aaron Stanfield, Bossier City, La., dragster, 6.101, 222.62
3) Danny Nelson, Batesville, Ark., dragster, 6.103, 234.74
4) Steve Schneider, San Diego, Calif., dragster, 6.109, 224.10
5) Jim Thorp, Mertzon, Texas, dragster, 6.120, 227.96
6) Michael Kile, Westlake, La., dragster, 6.122, 229.55
7) Anita Strasburg, Mapleton, Utah, dragster, 6.124, 241.15
8) Shaunda Ruckman, Scottsdale, Ariz., dragster, 6.127, 231.16
9) John Richardson, Santa Clarita, Calif., dragster, 6.129, 226.01
10) Kayla Gardner, Tucson, Ariz., dragster, 6.130, 225.45

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE
1) Ron Alves, Colusa, Calif., ’80 Kawasaki, TFFH, 0.007 seconds reaction time
2) Sean Conner, Boulder City, Nev., ’95 GSXR, TFFH, 0.009
3) Donnie Durenberger, Dayton, Minn., ’81 Kawasaki, TFFH, 0.010
4) Rick Newport, Bluffdale, Utah, ’95 GSXR, TFFH, 0.021
5) Jason Clampitt, Circle Pines, Minn., ’79 Kawasaki, TFFH, 0.021
6) Clayton Howey, LeMoore, Calif., ’06 ZX14, TFFH, 0.024
7) Brian Howey, Lemoore, Calif., ’06 ZX14, TFFH, 0.027
8) Denny Alves, El Cerrito, Calif., ’78 Kawasaki, TFFH, 0.031
9) Leo Shaver, Las Vegas, Nev., ’87 Ninja, TFFH, 0.035
10) Dave Wheeler, Murray, Utah, ’06 ZX14, TFFH, 0.043

  

Congratulations to all the Division 7 LODRS event winners! We look forward in seeing your success next season!

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