Thursday, May 23, 2024

Northeast Division 1 Scores JEGS AllStars Win

The Northeast Division 1 scored the all around championship of the JJEGS AllStars event on Saturday at the U.S. Nationals.

BROWNSBURG, IN – The annual JEGS AllStars event was contested on Saturday at the 68th Annual Dodge Power Brokers U.S. Nationals, with several winners visiting the prestige winners circle on Saturday evening after a long day of racing.

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Rusty Cook led the leaderboard, going back-to-back in Super Gas. Joining Cook in the winners circle was David Eaton (Comp), Larry DeForrest (STK), Mike Crutchfield (SS), Devin Isenhower (SC), John Dexter (SST), Brandon Miller (TD), and Robert Fortuna (TS).

The Northeast Division 1 took home the overall championship, totaling out with two wins and two runner-up finishes.

Read the recap below for more!

2022 JEGS AllStars

Competition Eliminator

Photo from Evan Smith Photography

David Eaton picked up the trophy after defeating Doug Engels in he final round. Engels had the slight starting line advantage, but had trouble getting down the racetrack to hand the win over to Eaton. Eaton ran a 6.799 at 161 mph in his A/AP blown altered.

Semi-finalists were Scott Linder and Ryan Warter.

Stock Eliminator

Larry DeForrest defeated Darrick Ellam in the final round to take home the trophy for Division 5. DeForrest had the huge starting line advantage, .042 to .208, and drove his FS/D Mustang to the winners circle running a 9.596 at 136 mph on his 9.57 dial-in.

Steve Foley and Ryan Mangus were the semi-finalists.

Super Stock

Mike Crutchfield brought home the trophy after defeating Pete Peery in the final round. Peery was red to hand the win over to Crutchfield who was .059 and coasted to the winners circle.

Irvin Johns and Jimmy DeFrank were the semi-finalists.

Super Comp

Devin Isenhower defeated Jeff Cheney in the final round to pick up the trophy. Cheney had the slight starting line advantage, .013 to .016, but took too much stripe to breakout more. Isenhower ran a 8.893 at 179 mph on the 8.90-index to head to the winners circle.

Mike Robilotto and Ray Miller were the semi-finalists.

Super Gas

For the second year in a row, Rusty Cook visited he JEGS AllStars winner circle after defeating Rob Kropfeld. Cook had the starting line advantage, .000 to .014, and turned it into a win-light going a 9.917 at 156 mph on the 9.90-index.

Austin Williams and Michael Handras were the semi-finalists.

Super Street

John Dexter picked up the win after defeating Keith Mayers in the final round. Mayers had the starting line advantage, .010 to .015, but Dexter threw down a 10.900 at 143 mph on the 10.90-index to pick up the win.

Gordon Boven and Ryan Locke were the semi-finalists.

Top Dragster

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Brandon Miller defeated Al Kenny in the final round to take home the win for Division 1. Miller had the starting line advantage over Kenny, .009 to .022, and ran a 6.662 at 198 mph on his 6.66 dial-in to make Kenny mathematically ineligible.

Blake Peavler and Brianna Wiens were the semi-finalists.

Top Sportsman

Robert Fortuna turned on the win-light for Division 1 over Paul Mitsos in the final round. Mitsos had the starting line advantage, .019 to .099, but took too much stripe to breakout and hand the win over to Fortuna. Fortuna ran a 7.927 at 170 mph on the 7.93 dial-in.

Jacky Bennett and Darren Shank 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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