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Shane Carr Sweeps Derby City $5K

Shane Carr made his trip to Louisville well worth it, taking home the win & runner-up of the $5,000 main event at the Derby City $5K.

LOUISVILLE, KY – The TB Promotions crew kicked off their 2022 season with the Derby City $5K Practice Tree Race over the weekend, where Shane Carr reigned in his glory! Carr took 2 entries all the way to final round where he took home the win and runner-up.

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Aside from the $5,000 to win main event, there was also a 64-entry shootout for a 2022 Mullis Racecar and a North vs. South team shootout. The main event was split into top bulb and bottom bulb, with 600+ entries in top bulb and 100 entries in bottom bulb.

Read the race recap below for more details!

Derby City $5K

$5,000 to win Main Event

Shane Carr ran himself in the final round to take home the win and runner-up.

Kyle Clapp was the semi-finalist.

In the bottom bulb portion, Michael Beard was victorious over CJ Yaeger in the final round to take home the bottom bulb bonus and move into the main event.

Mullis Shootout

Stevie “Sidewinder” Dustin took home the 2022 Mullis Race Car after defeating Austin Slone in the final round.

Shane Carr & Joey Shipp were the semi-finalists.

North vs. South Shootout

Both teams were filled with very strong competitors – but the South team prevailed and came out on top!

Megan Strassweg

Megan Strassweg is a 24 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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