Louden, Talley, Butler, Thurman, Cline, and Oakley capture wins at the first Beech Bend Raceway Park Super Sunday of 2022.
Write-up/ photos provided by Beech Bend Raceway Park.
Featured photo by Sky’s The Limit Imagery
BOWLING GREEN, KY- The first Beech Bend Raceway Park NHRA Series Super Sunday took place March 27, 2022. The event featured multiple classes including: $5,000-to-win Quick Fuel Super Pro, ATM Pro ET, Jakes Muffler & Brakes Sportsman, D93 Trophy, and JEGS.com Jr. Dragster. In addition, there was also a Oakley Motorsports Quick 16 class that raced on Saturday.
See full event results below!
Quick Fuel Super Pro
Kelt Louden cashes in on the first World Products Super Sunday $5,000 Super Pro Race of the year! Louden defeats Ryan Butler in the final round. Jake Hodge and Jody Davies rounded out the semi-final round.
ATM Pro ET
Big Earl Talley gets the win in ATM Innovation Pro ET defeating Taylor Bowling in an all Nova final round. Semi-finalist included Tom Flowers and Johnny Wellen.
Jakes’s Muffler & Brake Sportsman
Ryan Butler couldn’t seal the deal in Super Pro but parked the tow rig in the winner’s circle in Jake’s Muffler & Brake Sportsman class. Butler takes out his fellow OH racer Johnny Wellen in the final round. Joseph Russell was the lone semi-finalist.
JEGS.com Junior Dragster
Shelby Thurman gets the win in JEGS.com Junior Dragster. Thurman defeats Caeson Markham in the final round. Semi-finalist included Kory Barnes and Easton Hodge.
Elizabeth Cline gets her first D93 1/4 Trophy Win! Cline defeated Thomas Grace in the final round. Joseph Russell & Ron Hunt rounded out the semi-final round.
Oakley Motorsports Quick 16
The Oakley Motorsports crew brought plenty of horsepower to put on an AWESOME show! Cool and windy weather may have deterred several entries but we had 8 very fast cars there to compete!
#1 Qualifier went to Jeff Libla from Fairdealing, MO as he clicked of a 3.92 to lead the field!
The final round came down to Jay Oakley and Kelly Keith where Oakley got the better and claimed the win!
We also took a moment before first round to recognize our 2021 NHRA ET Series Champions and present their Champions jackets and trophies. Jason Barnes in Quick Fuel Super Pro, Adam Cline in ATM Pro, Earl Talley in Jake’s Muffler&Brake Sportsman, Kory Barnes in JEGS Jr. Dragster, and Gerald Knipmeyer in D93 Trophy.
Congratulations to all winners and finalists from the first NHRA ET Series Race of the year at Beech Bend Raceway Park!
For more bracket racing news and drag race results, click here.