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Saturday, July 13, 2024

Pelo Doubles-up at Galot Summit ET Points Weekend

Pelo, Synger, Hogan, Chavis, and Core claimed wins at Galot Motorsports Park’s Race #5 and #6 of their $5K Summit ET Bracket Series.

Below recap & photos provided by Galot Motorsports Park. 

DUNN, NC- Race #5 and #6 of the Galot Motorsports Park $5K Summit ET Points Bracket Series is in the books. This past weekend, May 21-22, 2022 featured $5K Top ET, Footbrake, and Junior Dragster classes on Saturday and Sunday. The weather was hot, but with over 200 entries, the racing was hotter. See full weekend results below!

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Race 5 Results

Onslow Grading and Paving Top ET

In Onslow Grading and Paving Top ET, Michelle Pelo and Richard Alford, Jr. faced off in the first semi. Alford dialed 4.75 agaist Pelo’s 6.53. Michelle took the tree at .016 and ran dead on with a 0, closing the door on Richard, who had a .025 light and broke out by running 4.733. In the second semi, Michael Paschal and Ken Clark came to the water box together. Michael dialed 4.66 and Ken a 6.38. Michael took a sizable advantage at the starting line and ran 4.671. Clark ran 6.385, but it just wasn’t good enough. Paschal has the smaller overall package and advances to the final round.

In the final round, Michelle Pelo dialed 6.52 and Michael Paschal dialed 4.65. Paschal took a mere .001 starting line advantage over Pelo, but ended up being in the way at the big end. Paschal ran 4.665, but Pelo ran dead on with a 0 to take the win in Onslow Grading and Paving Top ET.

Michelle Pelo Galot #5 #6
Michelle Pelo, Race 5 Top ET Winner

West End Opera House Footbrake

In West End Opera House Footbrake class, Richard Synger and Jamey Caudill came to the line for the first semi-final round. Synger dialed 6.29 and Caudill dialed 6.55. Richard Synger got off of the line .043 seconds better than Caudill, and used it to run 6.306 against Jamey’s 6.558. Synger has the better package, and heads to the final round. In the second semi, Jamie Carroll and Michael “Moe” Cangemi looked across the starting line at each other. Carroll dialed 6.32 and Cangemi dialed 7.40. Jamie took a sizeable lead at the hit and ran 6.367 against Moe’s 7.425. Jamie Carroll had the better package and takes the semi-final win.

In the final round, Richard Synger dialed 6.28 against Jamie Carroll’s 6.30. Synger had a .021 reaction time and Carroll took the tree at .050. Richard ran dead on his dial with an 8, and Jamie ran dead on with a 1, but it wasn’t enough to beat Synger’s overall package. Your West End Opera House Food Brake winner is Richard Synger.

Galot #5 #6 Richard Synger
Richard Synger, Race 5 Footbrake Winner

Dynamite Trailer Sales Junior Dragster

Dynamite Trailer Sales Junior Dragster was the final class. In the first semi, McKenzee Hogan lines up next to Lane Morgan. Hogan put up 9.00 on her dial in board, and Morgan put up 7.97. Lane got off of the starting line .029 seconds faster than McKenzee and ran 8.061, but McKenzee ran 9.042 and had the better package. McKenzee heads to the finals. In the second semi, Ethan Locklear and Brooks McMath faced off. Ethan dialed 7.96 and Brooks dialed 7.97. Ethan took a good starting line advantage and ran 8.004. Brooks broke out trying to make up for lost time, running 7.926. Ethan heads to the final.

In the final round, McKenzee Hogan dialed 9.00 against Ethan Locklear’s 7.97. This race was over at the starting line, as Ethan went red by .011. McKenzee kept it green and headed straight to the Broadslab Distillery Winner’s Circle.

McKenzee Hogan
McKenzee Hogan, Race 5 Junior Dragster Winner

Cometic Gasket, Inc. Gift Certificate Bonuses

Special thank you going out to Cometic Gasket, Inc. the Official Gasket of GALOT Motorsports Park. Cometic provided $500 in Gift Certificates that are divided between the winners and runners up of each of the three racing categories at each of their Summit Racing ET Series events. The recipients of these certificates for race number 5 are:

Onslow Grading and Paving Top ET

  • Winner Michelle Pelo $150 G/C
  • R/U Michael Paschal $100 G/C

West End Opera House Footbrake

  • Winner Richard Synger $100 G/C
  • R/U Jamie Carroll $75 G/C

Dynamite Trailer Sales Junior Dragsters

  • Winner McKenzee Hogan $50 G/C
  • R/U Ethan Locklear $25 G/C

For all of your engine sealing needs, check out Cometic Gasket, Inc., the Official Gasket of GALOT Motorsports Park!

Race 6 Results

Onslow Grading and Paving Top ET

Michelle Pelo picked up where she left off yesterday, winning rounds and taking names in Onslow Grading and Paving Top ET. After sneaking by Marc Jones in the semi-final, Michelle came to the starting line in the final round next to Corey Manuel, who received a bye in the semis. Pelo dialed 6.52 against Manuel’s 4.74. Only .004 separated them at the tree, but Pelo ran dead on with a 5, while Manuel ran a number above his dial in. Michelle Pelo has the better package and takes home the win for the weekend sweep in Onslow Grading and Paving Top ET.

Michelle Pelo Pelo Galot
Michelle Pelo, Race 6 Top ET Winner

West End Opera House Footbrake

In West End Opera House Footbrake, Jamie Carroll got past Jamey Caudill in the semi-finals to face off with Stanley Chavis, who rode the bye run into the final round.

In the final, Chavis dialed 6.93 against Carroll’s 6.30. This one was over at the tree, as Jamie Carroll turned on the red light by .027 seconds. Sunday’s winner in West End Opera House Foot Brake is Stanley Chavis.

Stanley Chavis Galot #5 #6
Stanley Chavis, Race 6 Footbrake Winner

Dynamite Trailer Sales Junior Dragster

In Dynamite Trailer Sales Junior Dragsters, Ethan Locklear took the bye to the final round against Bladen Core. Bladen got past Addison Wilson in the semis to advance. Both finalists dialed 7.98. Bladen caught Ethan taking a nap at the starting line and cruised to the finish line. Core ran 7.996 and Locklear ran 7.988. Bladen Core has the smaller overall package and takes the win in Dynamite Trailer Sales Junior Dragsters.

Bladen Core Galot #5 #6
Bladen Core, Race 6 Junior Dragster Winner

Once again, special thank you going out to Cometic Gasket, Inc., the Official Gasket of GALOT Motorsports Park. Cometic provides $500 in Gift Certificates that are divided between the winners and runners up of each of the three racing categories at each of their Summit Racing ET Series Events. The recipients of these certificates for race number 6 are:

Onslow Grading and Paving Top ET

  • Winner Michelle Pelo $150 G/C
  • R/U Corey Manuel $100 G/C

West End Opera House Footbrake

  • Winner Stanley Chavis $100 G/C
  • R/U Jamie Carroll $75 G/C

Dynamite Trailer Sales Junior Dragsters

  • Winner Bladen Core $50 G/C
  • R/U Ethan Locklear $25 G/C

For all your engine sealing needs, check out Cometic Gasket, Inc., the Official Gasket of GALOT Motorsports Park!

Congratulations to all winners and finalists from the Galot Motorsports Park Summit ET Racing weekend! The next Summit ET Points Bracket Series weekend will be June 24-26, 2022. See their website for more information. 

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