Morris, Pearce, Free, Knieriem, Kendall, and Grayson claimed wins at the BTE King of the Coast Inaugural Jr. Dragster Christmas on the Coast presented by Bone Shaker Motorsports.
GULFPORT, MS- The BTE King of the Coast Inaugural Jr. Dragster Christmas on the Coast presented by Bone Shaker Motorsports took place December 16-18, 2022 at Gulfport Dragway.
The event featured three main events: a Friday $5K, Saturday $20K, and Sunday $5K. In addition, there was also a Caheely Performance 32-Car Gamblers Race on Thursday and the highly anticipated DragChamp Junior Dragster $10,000 Invitational which was contested over Saturday and Sunday.
See full event results below!
Thursday Caheely Performance 32-Car Gamblers Race
Velicity Morris picked up the win over Graeme Rufenacht in the Thursday night Caheely Performance 32-car Gamblers Race.
Carson Wied & C.J. Jenkins were the semi-finalists.
Zack Pearce took home the big $5,000 check for Friday’s Main Event win and Ty Janousek claimed the runner-up spot.
Sarah Bazell and Blaine Bazell were the semi-finalists.
DragChamp’s own, Austin Free captured the BTE King of the Coast Bracket Racing Series Christmas on the Coast Saturday $20,000 Main Event win over Cole Knieriem.
Jace Renoll & Sarah Kidd were the semi-finalists.
DragChamp Junior Dragster $10,000 Invitational
Cole Knieriem turned on the final win light of the DragChamp Junior Dragster $10,000 Invitational 64-Car Shootout. Jesse Fritts was the runner-up finisher.
Dylan Moore and Evan Kuchler were the semi-finalists.
Friday Night “Last Chance” Race
Justin Kendall earned the last spot in the 64-car Drag Champ $10,000 Invitational by defeating Luke Tabor in the Friday Night “Last Chance” final round.
Logan Grayson claimed the Sunday $5,000 win over “Stumpman” Jace Esneault to close out the weekend at BTE King of the Coast Bracket Racing Series Christmas on the Coast.
Ty Janousek was the lone semi-finalist.
Lupe Tortilla Best Appearing Car– Colt Saum
Lupe Tortilla Best Engineered Car– Kaden Pruett
Christmas Spirit Award– AH CRAP- Association of High-Performance Child Racers & Pit Professionals
Congratulations to all winners and finalists from the BTE King of the Coast Christmas on the Coast presented by Bone Shaker Motorsports.
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