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Thursday, June 13, 2024

Danny Hoff Kicks Off 2024 Season with a Win at Derby City $5K

Danny Hoff made his trip to the Midwest well worth it, taking home the win in the $5,000 main event at the Derby City $5K.

LOUISVILLE, KY – The TB Promotions crew kicked off their 2024 season with the Derby City $5K Practice Tree Race over the weekend, where Danny Hoff picked up the $5,000 main event check after defeating Shaun Smith in the final round.

The event was moved to a new venue this year, Caesar’s Southern Indiana.

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Aside from the $5,000 to win main event, a $3,000 winner-take-all Team shootout. The main event was split into top bulb and bottom bulb, with 500+ entries in top bulb and 77 entries in bottom bulb.

Mullis Race Cars added a $1,000 to the purse, making it $6,000 to win!

Read the race recap below for more details!

Derby City $5K

$5,000 to win Main Event

Danny Hoff defeated Shaun Smith in the final round to take home the big check back to Maryland.

Kevin Adams was the semi-finalist.

On the bottom bulb side, Austin Alvey was victorious over Michael Beard in the final round. Kayla Costello was the last female standing.

Team Shootout

Team Hunny Wayne (Hunter Patton, Shane Carr, Todd Clark) picked up the $3,000 check in the final round over Team Mikey Matty Jr. (Mikey Matty, Tj Jordan, Justin Vickers).

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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