The Inaugural Class Racers Revival took place at World Wide Technology Raceway over the weekend, where class racers were treated with the respect they deserve and raced for money they never have before.
Racers traveled from far and wide to World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, IL over the weekend where they competed for $25,000 at the Inaugural Class Racers Revival. California, Oklahoma, Kentucky, New York. You name it, they were there!
Racers were given the opportunity to race in two different $25,000 races at a price of $699. There were also two-$5,000 to win combo races where anyone could compete.
Competition Eliminator showed out for the weekend with 16 racers showing up to compete for $9,000! Along with Stock, Super Stock, and Competition Eliminator, a CIC shootout for both Stock and Super Stock was ran on Thursday to give racers a different aspect of class racing.
Below are the weekend results.
$25,000 Main Event – Race 1
Matt Morris (SS) was victorious in the first $25,000 to win race, taking out Larry Gilley (Stock) from California in the final round.
Semi-finalists were Brian Anderson (Stock) and Chuck Bohannon (SS).
$25,000 Main Event – Race 2
Chuck Bohannon (SS) decided a semi-final finish wasn’t good enough for him and came out on top in the second $25,000 to win main event race. Bohannon defeated Jeff Taylor (Stock) in the final round.
Semi-finalists were Jason DeForrest (SS) and Phil Mandella Jr. (Stock).
JEGS Performance $5,000 Combo
In the first Combo race, Craig Maddox defeated Marion Stephenson in the final round to take home the big check.
Wes Neely was the semi-finalist.
In the second Combo race, Tony Mandella made the long trip worth it and defeated Brett Speer in the final round.
Semi-finalists were Tyler Wudarczyk and Edmond Ellison.
Mike Farrell was victorious in Comp Eliminator, taking out #1 qualifier Joe Arrowsmith in the final round.
Royce Lee Freeman was the semi-finalist.
In the Stock final round, Brent Kopetjka defeated the one and only Jeff Taylor.
In the Super Stock final round, Eric Campolito defeated Irvin Johns.
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.