Friday, May 24, 2024

Nyerges and Furr Shine at PDRA ProStars

Chris Nyerges and Steve Furr dominated at the PDRA ProStars event at Virginia Motorsports Park, bringing home trophies in both Elite TS and Elite TD.

NORTH DINWIDDIE, VA – The PDRA ProStars event took place over the weekend at Virginia Motorsports Park, where the cream of the crop drivers from each class got invited to compete for the special ProStars trophy and the big paycheck.

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Chris Nyerges (Elite TS) and Steve Furr (Elite TD) led the leader board this weekend, both have had incredible seasons so far and kept them going with these wins!

Joining them in the winners circle was Joe Roubicek (TS), Stacy Hall (TD), Nyck Shirkey (PJD), Hannah Sheppard (TJD), and Blake Denton (Super 64).

Read the race recap below for more!

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Elite Top Sportsman

Photo by Gary Rowe

Chris Nyerges defeated Jeremy Creasman in the final round to head to the winners circle. Creasman had some issues on the line and turned on the red light to hand the win over to Nyerges who was .038 and ran a 3.862 at 195 mph on his 3.83 dial-in.

Tm Molnar and Buddy Perkinson were the semi-finalists.

Elite Top Dragster

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Steve Furr defeated Larry Roberts in the final round to pick up the win. Just a coin flip apart on he tree, .016 to .017, Furr ran a 3.902 at 179 mph on his 3.89 dial-in to get the trophy.

Kyle Harris and Russ Whitlock were the semi-finalists.

Top Sportsman

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Joe Roubicek defeated Nick Meloni in the final round to take home the trophy. Roubicek had the starting line advantage, .010 to .022, and ran a 4.232 at 162 mph on his 4.22 dial-in to defeated Meloni who was dead-on his dial but lost it up front.

Jeff Melnick and Glenn Teets II were the semi-finalists.

Top Dragster

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Stacy Hall defeated Blake Denton in the final round to pick up the win. Hall was .003 up front and ran a 4.364 at 157 mph on his 4.36 dial-in to make him .007 total. Denton was .034 up front, making him mathematically ineligible.

Sammy Helms and Nick Meloni were the semi-finalists.

Pro Jr. Dragster

Photo by Nyck Shirkey

Nyck Shirkey defeated Chris Suppers in the final round to visit the winners circle. Suppers had the starting line advantage, .029 to .036, but Shirkey ran a 7.904 on his 7.90 dial-in at 82 mph to pick up the trophy.

Danika Miles and Brooks McMath were the semi-finalists.

Top Jr. Dragster

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Hannah Sheppard picked up the trophy after defeating McKenzee Hogan in the final round. Sheppard had the starting line advantage, .017 to .027, and ran a 8.926 at 74 mph on her 8.90 dial-in to go to the winners circle.

Gavin Wood and Carter Jackson were the semi-finalists.

Super 64 Bracket Shootout

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Blake Denton defeated Tisha Wilson in the final round to pick up the win, after finishing with a runner-up finish in Top Dragster. Denton had the starting line advantage and turned it into a win light running a 4.566 at 145 mph on his 4.55 dial-in.

Brian Pryor and Tracy Sillman were the semi-finalists.

Megan Strassweg

Megan Bohannon is a 26 year old Super Comp racer from Louisville, Kentucky. She races a 2015 American Dragster with a 648 Oakley Motorsports Engine. 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.

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

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