Joe Mozeris and Jody Lang lead the winners of the delayed finish of the 2020 JEGS Sportsnationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
LAS VEGAS – On what seemed like the race to never end, the JEGS Sportsnationals was finally completed on Thursday after it was put to a halt a few weeks back because of weather conditions. Joe Mozeris and Jody Lang led the weekend taking home a Wally in Competition Eliminator and Stock Eliminator, respectively.
Joining them in the winners circle was Tim Seymour (SS), Shawn Fricke (SC), Bradley Johnson (SG), John Dexter (SST), Paul Nero (TD), and Dusty Meyer (TS).
2020 JEGS Sportsnational Results
Competition Eliminator – Joe Mozeris
Joe Mozeris defeated Ryan Warter in the final round to take home his second National event Wally. He had the starting line advantage and never trailed for the win.
Super Stock – Tim Seymour
Tim Seymour defeated Ed Niquette in the final round to take home his first National event Wally in his first ever final round. Niquette left way too early turning on the red bulb, giving Seymour the automatic win. Seymour was .040 and ran a 9.25 on his 9.24 dial-in.
Stock Eliminator – Jody Lang
Jody Lang defeated Scott Burton in the final round to take home his 30th National event Wally. Just a coin flip apart on the tree, .029 to .030, Lang had the starting line advantage and ran 12.24 on his 12.17 dial-in while Burton had problems and had to shut off. Lang was also crowned the 2020 National Champion in Stock Eliminator.
Super Comp – Shawn Fricke
Shawn Fricke took home his third National event Wally after defeating Mike Lane in the final round. Lane took too much stripe to breakout, giving Fricke the room to kill what he needed to go a 9.07 on the 9.05 index.
Super Gas – Bradley Johnson
Bradley Johnson took home his second National event Wally just this year after defeating Diana Anderson in the final round. Johnson had the starting line advantage, .018 to .101, and ran a 10.17 on the 10.05 index to take home the trophy.
Super Street – John Dexter
John Dexter defeated Dan Smith in the final round to take home his third National event Wally. Dexter had the starting line advantage, .004 to .020, and gave Smith the stripe causing him to breakout by more. Dexter ran 11.04 on an 11.05 index to take the win.
Top Dragster – Paul Nero
Paul Nero collected his fifth National event Wally after defeating a championship seeking Bradley Johnson in the final round. Johnson had the starting line advantage, .009 to .023, but took too much stripe to breakout more in the double-breakout race. This was Nero’s second Wally this year.
Top Sportsman – Dusty Meyer
In a very close final round, Dusty Meyer defeated Joe Stannard by .0007 to take home his fourth National event Wally and his second this year. With the starting line advantage, .019 to .040, Meyer killed what he needed to by going a 7.12 on a 7.08 dial-in.
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.