Virginia Motorsports Park hosted two Friday shootouts and the favorited Old Dominion Duels over the weekend at their famed facility, crowning winners all three days.
Friday Night Lights and the Old Dominion Duels was held at Virginia Motorsports Park over the weekend, attracting racers from all over to come race for a chance at some big money.
Friday Night Lights consisted of two shootouts – the Super64 in Super Pro and the Super64 in Pro. 64 cars were taken and raced for a chance at $5,000.
The Old Dominion Duels were a 2-day race for $10,000 to win in Super Pro, $5,000 to win in Footbrake, and $300 to win in Junior Dragsters.
In the Super Pro Super64, Blake Denton came out on top after defeating Todd Welzel in the final round. Denton had the starting line advantage and never trailed for the win.
In the Pro Super64, Brandon Michaels, Devin Dudley, and John Madison remained, and they decided to split the money and quit for the night.
Super Pro – Blane Parrish took home the event win over opponent Ashley Smith in the final round. Parrish had the starting line advantage and went two above his dial-in for the victory.
Andy Lloyd was the semi-finalist.
Pro – James Moore took home the victory on Saturday over Jay DeMarr in the final round. DeMarr was -.008 at the hit, giving Moore the automatic win.
Jeffery Brackett was the semi-finalist.
Jr. Dragster – Phillip Radford defeated Camdyn Smith in a double breakout in the final round after having the starting line advantage.
Hunter Cunningham was the semi-finalist.
Super Pro – Danny Mattera took home the big check after defeating Allison Lloyd in the final round. Danny had the starting line advantage and went dead on with a two on his dial-in, making him five total.
Robert Camp was the semi-finalist.
Pro – Nathan Sexton was victorious over Travis Leake in the final round after having the starting line advantage. He took his 01 Mustang to one above his dial in.
Richard Mason was the semi-finalist.
Jr. Dragster – Nevaeh Gilbert drove her 04 Halfscale to the winner’s circle after defeating Brooke Harper in the final round. Harper went red, giving the automatic win to Gilbert.
Chris Showns and Brandon Galderise Jr. were the semi-finalists.
Congratulations go out to all the winners! Find more bracket racing news here.
About the author: Megan Strassweg is a 22 year old Super Comp racer from Louisville, Kentucky. She races a 2015 American Dragster sponsored by Coolshirt Systems. She graduated from Western Kentucky University in May of 2020 with a degree in Photojournalism and a minor in Entrepreneurship. Megan works at Jim Butner Auto in the Finance Department. Growing up at the racetrack, drag racing is all she has known and never plans to give up on it.