Ricky Decker and TC Morris headline the weekend winning Super Stock and Stock at the JEGS SportsNationals at National Trail Raceway in Columbus.
HEBRON, OH – After what seemed to be like the longest race ever, the JEGS SportsNationals concluded with lots of new faces getting their first NHRA National event Wally’s. The racetrack crew battled several rain delays and they were able to complete the race and crown champions.
Ohio Valley Dragway locals Ricky Decker (SS) and TC Morris (STK) headline the weekend – completely sweeping Stock and Super Stock. Joining them in the winners circle were Pete D’Agnolo (Comp), Jeremy Mason (SC), Darren Wood (SG), Scott Weisend (SST), Blake Peavler (TD), and Jerry Albert (TS).
Read the race recap below to see who visited the winners circle!
2021 Division 3 JEGS SportsNationals Recap
Pete D’Agnolo picked up his first Wally of the weekend after defeating Greg Kamplain in the final round of Comp Eliminator. Kamplain had problems after leaving the starting line, giving D’Agnolo an easy road to the winners circle. D’Agnolo was .032 and ran an 8.37 at 148 mph.
Jim Primozic was the semi-finalist.
For years Ricky Decker has been chasing his first National event Wally, and this weekend he finally got it! Decker defeated Nick Morris in the final round to collect his first ever NHRA National event Wally. Decker had the starting line advantage, .055 to .070, and got to the starting line by just .003 to win it.
Dave Dupps and Dan Steed were the semi-finalists.
TC Morris took home his second National event Wally after defeating Kelly Pott-Hall in the final round of Stock Eliminator. Morris had the starting line advantage, .022 to .042, and on a double-breakout ran a 10.969 at 117 mph on his 10.97 dial-in to pick up the trophy.
Julie Biermann and Cody Herron were the semi-finalists.
Jeremy Mason defeated Joey Fuesting in the final round to take home his fourth National event Wally. Fuesting turned it -.003, handing the win over to Mason who was .003 and ran an 8.864 at 178 mph to go straight to the winners circle.
Steve Hoyt was the semi-finalist.
Darren Wood got his first National event win after defeating Jeff Jensen in the final round. Jensen had the starting line advantage, .046 to .060, but took too much stripe to breakout more on the double-breakout. Wood went 9.993 at 157 mph and headed to his first National event winners circle.
Kenny Threatt and Alex Miller were the semi-finalists.
Scott Weisend held off Brian Sawyer to collect his first National event win in Super Street. Weisend had the starting line advantage, .013 to .037, and ran a 10.936 at 137 mph to head to the winners circle.
Shawn Pitts was the semi-finalist.
Blake Peavler won his first National event Wally after defeating Tyson Fabish in the final round. Fabish had problem off the line, giving Peavler the easy way to the winners circle. Peavler was .013 and coasted to a 6.412 at 168 mph.
Zack Fisher was the semi-finalist.
Jerry Albert defeated Chris Osborn to collect his fifth National event win in Top Sportsman. Albert had the slight starting line advantage, .015 to .022, and ran dead on his 6.62 dial-in with a 4. His .017 package made Osborn mathematically ineligible from the start.
Scott Wasko and Mike Sowards were the semi-finalists.
Megan Strassweg is a 23 year old Super Comp racer from Louisville, Kentucky. She races a 2015 American Dragster sponsored by Coolshirt Systems. Growing up at the racetrack, drag racing is all she has known and never plans to give up on it. Megan works with TB Promotions in promoting their races and keeping entries straight, as well as keeping their social media pages updated.