Humes wins big at The Footbrake Nationals

Ernie Humes led the weekend with his double up win on Saturday at the Footbrake Nationals at Farmington Dragway.

With $5k to win both days at Farmington Dragway, footbrake racers traveled from all over in hopes to park their ride in the winners circle. Ernie Humes led the weekend with his huge double up on Saturday, something he had always dreamed of doing.

Saturday Results

Ernie Humes shocked the world and took home the win and the runner-up in the Footbrake class. Semi-finalists were Garrett Howell and Tim Douglas.

In the Top Eliminator class, it was Rick Johnson over Ron Phipps in the final round.

Sunday Results

Tom Hettig

Tom Hettig took home the Footbrake trophy after defeating last year’s winner Tim Douglas in the final round. Semi-finalist was George Harper.

Shawn Lingerfelt

In Top Eliminator, it was Shawn Lingerfelt, who was .0009, over JR Hodges.

Megan Strassweg

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. 

You can reach Megan on Facebook or email at megan@dragchamp.com

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