Show & Go is a Fourth of July tradition

The NAPA Auto Parts Show & Go has been a Fourth of July tradition at Brainerd International Raceway for the last 27 years, and this year’s event will show fans why Show & Go continues to be one of the most popular races at BIR each year.

BlueCarThis year’s event is July 5-7 and will feature drag racing, Superbike racing, a classic car show, fireworks, live music, kids activities, on-site camping and more.

At center stage, the second leg of the three-race Muscle Car Series will be on the drag strip for three days of intense racing by drivers battling for series championships. Fans will be treated to cars showing off huge horsepower and mind-blowing speeds, especially the cars competing in the Heads-Up Classes: Pro Outlaw, Outlaw, Real Street, True Street and the new 660 Outlaw Street Class. Fans can expect to see speeds over 200 mph and 6-second runs.

Racing6The series’ first event was Memorial Day weekend during the Street Car Showdown. Bill Krech and his 1969 Camaro took the Pro Outlaw Class after posting the weekend’s fastest speed of 214.66 mph and the fastest time: 6.449 seconds. Jake Delmonico and his 1968 Camaro took the Outlaw Class after No. 1 qualifier Brian Carpenter posted the top speed in that class at 188.25 mph and the fastest time: 7.318 seconds.

BIR shortens the quarter-mile drag strip to one-eighth mile for the new 660 Outlaw Street Class. Equipment requirements level the playing field for this class, which was evident in the times during the Street Car Showdown. David Senderhauf Jr. beat No. 1 qualifier Jim Friendt in the finals to win the event’s first race. He ran 137.69 mph at 5.130 seconds. Friendt had the fastest time of 4.968 seconds all weekend, and Lucas Minor’s 156.64 mph run was the top speed for the weekend.

Senderhauf made the switch from the Real Street Natural Class, which he won in 2009, to 660 Outlaw Street because of the class’ parity. “It creates parity between the turbo cars and the nitro cars,” he said. “In this class, it’s anyone’s game. If you goof up, the race is over – you have no chance to recover.”

In addition to the Heads-Up Classes, the Muscle Car Series includes three Strip Eliminator Classes, Truck Eliminator, Manual Transmission and 10 Index Classes. The winners of the Index Classes get paired up to determine the Index Class Champion.

Time trials and qualifying are Friday and Saturday. Elimination rounds are Sunday. Racing starts at 9 a.m. daily.

While the drag racers are duking it out on the drag strip, motorcycle racers will be on BIR’s 2.5-mile Competition Road Course for three days of insane Superbike racing, courtesy of the Central Roadracing Association (CRA). Fans can watch knee-dragging racing by some of the top amateur Superbike racers in the Upper Midwest who scream around the 13-turn highly technical track at over 80 mph. Superbikes run rain or shine.

The CRA’s main event will be at 3 p.m. Saturday during a three-hour Team Challenge race. Otherwise, most of the racing is eight-lap sprints Saturday and Sunday, with practice sessions on Friday. Superbike racing starts at 9 a.m. daily.

There will be plenty to see and do off the track as well. Saturday’s schedule includes activities for kids from noon to 3 p.m., a classic car show from 1-4 p.m., a fireworks display and live music by Junk FM starting at 9 p.m. in BIR’s Wheelie Bar & Grille.

“There’s a good reason that the NAPA Auto Parts Show & Go is one of our most popular events,” BIR Owner Jed Copham said. “We have so much for our fans to do, especially on Saturday, with great racing on two different tracks, activities for kids, a classic car show and a lot more. And with our on-site camping, you get a really affordable weekend with the chance to seen some great racing.”

Tickets are available at the gate. Daily admission is $25 – kids 12 and under are free. On-site camping is free with the purchase of a multi-day ticket.

CRA Superbike photos courtesy of SDE Photography.

Leonard, Anderson take Super Pro at 3rd Bracket Series race

Results from the Bracket Drag Racing Series June 29-30.


Super Pro
Finals: Jesse Leonard of Inver Grove Heights def. John Helmin of Rice
Semifinals: Leonard had a bye; Helmin def. Gary Schueneman of Elko

Pro ETFinals: Reno Loeffelholz of Shafer def. Joe Schmall of Lino Lakes
Semifinals: Loeffelholz def. Mike Sonnek of Hutchinson; Schmall def. Jason Sandstrom of Big Lake

Finals: Brad Mickle of Lino Lakes def. Joe Moriarty of Ham Lake
Semifinals: Mickle def. Mark Pease of Plymouth; Moriarty def. Marie Swenson of Champlin

Stock/Super Stock
Finals: Terry Johnson of Maple Grove def. Lance Line of Cromwell
Semifinals: Johnson def. John Overby of Minneapolis; Line def. Steve Hutar of Cromwell

Pro Bike/Sled
Finals: Kelly Shilts of New Richmond, Wis., def. Brad Harder of Waconia
Semifinals: Shilts def. Mike Voss of Maplewood; Harder def. Josh Luberda of Foley

Comp Trophy
Finals: Adam Anderson of Midland, Texas def. Michelle Emmans of Dayton
Semifinals: Anderson had a bye; Emmans def. Jared Hutar of Cromwell

Street Trophy
Finals: Shawn Carlson of Belle Plaine def. Tyler Gadacz of Little Falls
Semifinals: Carlson def. DJ Lowe of Forest Lake; Gadacz def. Nathan Seely of Solon Springs, Wis.

Junior Dragster Advanced
Finals: Maggie Ruzich of Hibbing def. Nick Gust of Isanti
Semifinals: Ruzich def. Emily Durenberger of Dayton; Gust had a bye

Junior Dragster Intermediate
Finals: Sarah Johnson of Nowthen def. Zachary Zavadil of Clearwater
Semifinals: Johnson def. Garrett Lindquist of Minnetonka; Zavadil def. Sydney Thompson of Anoka

Junior Dragster Novice
Finals: Sami Cielinski of Gilman def. Aaron Clampitt of Lino Lakes
Semifinals: Cielinski def. Cameron Beaulieu of Cambridge; Clampitt had a bye


Super Pro
Finals: Jeff Anderson of Sartell def. Terry Pease of Blaine
Semifinals: Anderson had a bye; Pease def. Gary Koch of Clearwater

Pro ET
Finals: Travis Reutzel of Eden Valley def. Robert Ingman of Andover
Semifinals: Reutzel def. Brandon Schmall of Lino Lakes; Ingman def. Joe Schmall of Lino Lakes

Finals: Brandon Schmall of Lino Lakes def. Rory Emmans of Dayton
Semifinals: Schmall def. Troy Luberda of Foley; Emmans def. Lee Dugdale of Scandia

Stock/Super Stock
Finals: Bill Feist of Maple Grove def. James Findell of Zimmerman
Semifinals: Feist def. Steve Hutar of Cromwell; Findell def. Brett Speer of Little Falls

Pro Bike/Sled
Finals: Mike Voss of Maplewood def. Kelly Shilts of New Richmond, Wis.
Semifinals: Voss def. Brad Harder of Waconia; Shilts def. Josh Luberda

Comp Trophy
Finals: Michelle Emmans of Dayton def. Jared Hutar of Cromwell
Semifinals: Emmans def. Keith Larson of Brainerd; Hutar had a bye

Street Trophy
Finals: Andi Pesola of Duluth def. Tyler Gadacz of Little Falls
Semifinals: Pesola def. Chris Anderson of Cloquet; Gadacz def. DJ Lowe of Forest Lake

Junior Dragster Advanced
Finals: Nick Gust of Isanti def. Erin Johnson of Anoka
Semifinals: Gust had a bye; Johnson def. Karissa Simonton of Anoka

Junior Dragster Intermediate
Finals: Zachary Zavadil of Clearwater def. Sydney Thompson of Anoka
Semifinals: Zavadil def. Sydney Haben of Hibbing; Thompson def. Sarah Johnson of Nowthen

Junior Dragster Novice
Finals: Sami Cielinski of Gilman def. Aaron Clampitt of Lino Lakes
Semifinals: Cielinski def. Cameron Beaulieu of Cambridge; Clampitt had a bye




Bracket Drag Racing Series set for this weekend

Brainerd International Raceway’s Bracket Drag Racing Series is on the quarter-mile drag strip this weekend, with racers battling for championships in 10 classes.

Brothers Lance and Ben Line battled in the quarterfinals of Stock/Super Stock May 12. Ben (in the far lane) won.

Brothers Lance and Ben Line battled in the quarterfinals of Stock/Super Stock May 12. Ben (in the far lane) won.

It’s the third weekend for the six-weekend, 12-race series that features more than 250 amateur drag racers competing for series points, prize money and, ultimately, a series championship. Drivers compete in dragsters, cars, motorcycles, trucks, snowmobiles and Junior Dragsters. In past years, class winners were determined on Sunday only, after time trials and qualifying all day Saturday. But this year, class winners will be determined Saturday AND Sunday. Each class will have one round of time trials at the beginning of the day and then start elimination rounds until class winners are determined at the end of the day. Racing starts at 9 a.m. daily.

Bracket racers will be sharing BIR this weekend with the Zalusky Advanced Riding School, which will be on the 2.5-mile Competition Road Course Sunday. The school is an advanced instructional program for motorcycle riders, some of whom are skilled Superbike riders and challenge themselves and the 13-turn course.

BIR will also be hosting Lakes Jam this weekend, a two-day music and camping festival. The schedule includes three bands Friday night, headlined by the Kentucky Headhunters. Saturday’s schedule is headlined by REO Speedwagon and includes Great White, Night Ranger,  ThundHerStruck and Sena Ehrhardt.

Tickets are being sold separately for Lakes Jam. Admission to watch the Bracket Drag Racing Series and the Zalulsky school is $15. Kids 12 and under are free, and camping is free with a multi-day ticket.

Bracket drag racing has been part of BIR’s racing program for over 30 years and has turned out some of the Midwest’s top amateur drag racers, many of whom have gone on to race professionally. It’s an exciting form of racing that created a unique community, where racers and their friends, families and fans enjoy a weekend at the track and a chance to socialize with others with a passion for racing. But it also means some highly competitive drag racing for fans.

Bracket racing is a handicapped form of competition where two vehicles of varying performance potentials can race on a potentially even basis. The anticipated elapsed times for each vehicle are compared, with the slower car receiving a head start equal to the difference of the two. With this system, virtually any two vehicles can be paired in a competitive drag race.

The proof is in the results from MAP Proving Grounds

The following are results from the Modern Automotive Performance Proving Grounds, June 21-23. The semifinals and finals rounds from drag racing are listed below. For all other events, including the Triple Tuner Showdown, click here for results. Congratulations to all the winners and competitors and we look forward to seeing everyone again Sept. 6-8 for the second Proving Grounds event. Whatever you do, watch the video from the June event. Great stuff.


Finals: Simon Her of Brooklyn Park (’00 Honda Civic, 106.64 mph) def. Donald Hawkinson of West Fargo, N.D. (’08 Infinity G37, 57.77 mph)
Semifinals: Her (104.39 mph) def. Ryan Truehart of Cold Spring (’95 HOnda Civic, 95.17 mph); Hawkinson (100.40 mph) def. Tyler Patterson of Brooklyn Park (’08 Infinity G375, 95.63 mph)

Finals: Pao Her of Woodbury (’94 Honda Civic, 88.09 mph) def. Pheng Vang of Minneapolis (’04 Subaru WRX, 135.16 mph)

Finals: Lee Chang of Minneapolis (’95 Honda Civic NB, 129.14 mph) def. Miguel Garcia of Minneapolis (’93 Honda Civic, 110.03 mph)
Semifinals: Change (128.57 mph) def. Fu Her of Woodbury (’93 Honda Civic, 107.45 mph; Garcia had a bye (107.52 mph)

Finals: Kyle Nelson of Cottage Grove (’03 Mitsu Evo, 150.61 mph) def. Nicholas Katsories of Crystal (Subaru Impreza STI, 129.21 mph)

Finals: Chris Bomett of Madison Lake (’04 Evo, 119.31 mph) def. Kyle Close of East Bethel (’90 Mitsu Eclipse, 105.36 mph)
Semifinals: Bomett (120.54 mph) def. Chris Scheidecker of Minneapolis (’08 Mitsu Evox, 119.86 mph); Close (102.47 mph) def. Curtis Stich of Thunder Bay, Ontario (’93 Eagle Talon, 114.30 mph)

Finals: AJ Santiago of Woodbury (’11 GTR, 98.39 mph) def. Ryan Taschuk of Lino Lakes (’05 Subaru WRX, 113.58 mph)

Finals: Ken Martin of Little Falls won (’03 Suzuki GSXR, 129.17 mph)

Finals: Dave Hodgman of Ramsey (’11 Hayabusa, 145.20 mph) def. Michael Pangerl of Princeton (’06 Hayabusa, 163.14 mph)
Semifinals: Hodgman (140.83 mph) had a bye; Pangerl (157.06 mph) def. Jeff Somers of Minnetonka (’10 BMW S1000RR, 138.91 mph)

Finals: Mike Casey of Minneapolis (’99 Pontiac Grand Am, 85.50 mph) def. Dana Espelund of Fargo, N.D. (’12 Subaru WRX, 95.21 mph)
Seminfinals: Casey (85.58 mph) had a bye; Espelund (100.74 mph) def. Long Xiong of Brooklyn Park (96.44 mph)

12.00 INDEX
Finals: Ian Carlton of Lake Crystal (’88 Mazda RX7, 111.63 mph) def. Vladimir Nonyar of Blaine (’95 Honda Civic, 119.92 mph)

13.00 INDEX
Finals: Ryan Hoi of Bloomington (’98 Camaro Z28, 94.66 mph) def. Charles Meyer of Faribault (’04 Pontiac GTO, 103.12 mph)


Imports, Sport Compacts invade BIR this weekend

Imports, sport compacts and bikes will take over Brainerd International Raceway this weekend during the annual turbo-charged Modern Automotive Performance (MAP) Proving Grounds.

MAP_Burnout12The Proving Grounds will again showcase cars, trucks and bikes from all corners of the Midwest and Canada. Front-, rear- and all-wheel-drive cars, including the turbo-charged variety, will compete in drag racing, drifting, autocross, burnout contests, open lapping and more. It’s all coming to BIR Friday through Sunday.

On the drag strip, cars and import bikes will compete in seven different classes, including Outlaw, Outlaw Natural, Real Street Natural and Real Street Unlimited. Speeds are expected to dip into the 8-second range on the quarter mile. Testing will be Friday, followed by time trials and qualifying Saturday and then qualifying and eliminations on Sunday.

Drag racing is a big part of the program but the drifting competition is typically the fan favorite each year. Driving through a course marked by orange cones, drivers are timed as they fly through the course mostly in controlled (or uncontrolled, in some cases) skids. That usually creates a lot of smoke, burnt rubber and screeching. Drifting starts Friday evening and then continues all day Saturday and finishes Sunday afternoon.

Autocross, which will be Friday and Saturday evenings, involves cars maneuvering through a course while they’re timed. Unlike drifting, autocross is about car control and driving skills.

BIR’s 2.5-mile, 13-turn Competition Road Course will be busy Saturday and Sunday with open lapping and a Time Attack for the fastest lap. A burnout contest is at 7 p.m. Saturday, and the event concludes with an awards ceremony at 4 p.m. Sunday.

“The MAP Proving Grounds continues to really grow and is quickly becoming one of our more popular events,” BIR Owner Jed Copham said. “The drifting competition, for example, draws a great crowd and is a lot of fun to watch. This is a great event for the whole family.”

A second MAP Proving Grounds has been scheduled for Sept. 6-8 this season and will be formatted similar to this weekend’s event.

Daily admission is $15 with kids 12 and under free. On-site camping is free with a multi-day ticket.




Clampitt, Zavadil, Johnson win Junior Challenge

Three Junior Dragster racers took home Wally trophies Saturday after winning their drag racing class during the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League Challenge.

Aaron Clampitt won the Novice Class, Zachary Zavadil won the Intermediate Class, and Erin Johnson won the Advanced Class. Details of the final two rounds are below.

The Junior Challenge was during the Bracket Drag Racing Series, which was completed Saturday, with winners in 10 classes, including the Juniors. Sunday’s race, though, was rained out, as was the annual Summit Racing King of the Track race, which will be rescheduled later this season.

Here are the results from Saturday’s racing:

SUPER PROFinals: Mark Ryberg of Foley def. Mike Campbell of Brooklyn Park
Semifinals: Ryberg def. Brandon Schmall of Lino Lakes; Campbell def. Chuck Roycraft of Minnetonka

Finals: Mike Sonnek of Hutchinson def. Dave Engler of Ramsey
Semifinals: Sonnek def. Travis Reutzel of Eden Valley; Engler had a bye

Finals: Lee Dugdale of Scandia def. Layne Robertson of Litchfield
Semifinals: Dugdale def. Vernon Murphy of West Fargo, N.D.; Robertson def. Mark Pease of Plymouth

Finals: Mike Voss of Maplewood def. Josh Luberda of Foley
Semifinals: Voss def. Brad Harder of Waconia; Luberda def. Jason Clampitt of Lino Lakes

Finals: Chelsea Hjelle of Karlstad def. Cheryl Takacs of Thunder Bay, Ontario
Semifinals: Hjelle had a bye; Takacs def. Mike Larson of Brainerd

Finals: Nick Arnold of St. Louis Park def. Sid Osterman of Pequot Lakes
Semifinals: Arnold def. Skip Gamelin of Mounds View; Osterman had a bye

Finals: Erin Johnson of Anoka def. Maggie Ruzich of Hibbing
Semifinals: Johnson def. Jordan Pratt of Otsego; Ruzich had a bye

Finals: Zachary Zavadil of Clearwater def. Sarah Johnson of Nowthen
Semifinals: Zavadil def. Sydney Thompson of Anoka; Johnson def. Sydney Haben of Hibbing

Finals: Aaron Clampitt of Lino Lakes def. Cameron Beaulieu of Cambridge
Semifinals: Clampitt def. Sami Cielinski of Gilman; Beaulieu had a bye

Wet & Wild Weekend on tap this weekend

This weekend’s racing action at BIR is a trio of super-entertaining motorsports, including Superbike racing, stunt bike competition and International Watercross Association (IWA) racing, featuring snowmobiles that race on open water.

Racing6This is the second year BIR has hosted IWA racing. The IWA was at BIR two weekends last summer and was instantly popular with race fans, mostly because of how unique the sport is. Racers are literally skipping across the water on snowmobiles that have very few modifications made to them. They drag race across Lake BIR from one shoreline to the other, and they oval race around three markers in the water. Three or four snowmobiles at a time take off from shore with enough speed and momentum to carry them around the markers four or five times before returning to shore.

IWA_2012Do some sink to the bottom? Absolutely. Racers occasionally lose momentum and their sled sinks to the bottom. After the heat is done, a special pontoon maneuvers over the sled, lifts it up and transports it back to shore. With little effort, the racer dries out the sled and is typically ready for his or her next heat.

The IWA will be back at BIR for a second weekend Sept. 13-15.

A new addition to BIR’s schedule this year is the Simply Street Bike Kickoff Event, featuring a stunt bike competition, parade laps, rides, a dyno trailer, a bike wash and pit bike races. At center stage is Whisper Performance’s second annual Midwest Stunt Fest, which will showcase the talents of 20 stunt bike competitors.

Check out some crazy video of what you can expect this weekend during the Midwest Stunt Fest.

And finally, the Central Roadracing Association will be at the track for three days of Superbike racing on BIR’s 3.1-mile, 10-turn Donnybrooke Road Course, which features a mile-long straightaway that leads into Turn 1, which riders can take at full throttle.

CRA’s schedule includes six-lap sprints for various classes all weekend. The CRA is at BIR five weekends this season. The next weekend is July 5-7 for the 27th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Show & Go.

For ticket information and other spectator details, click here.

CRA photo courtesy of SDE Photography.

King of the Track crown at stake this weekend

There’s a lot at stake this weekend on Brainerd International Raceway’s drag strip, starting with NHRA Wally trophies for the winners in the three Junior Dragster classes and ending with the crowning of the Summit King of the Track.

Brothers Lance and Ben Line battled in the quarterfinals of Stock/Super Stock May 12. Ben (in the far lane) won.

Brothers Lance and Ben Line battled in the quarterfinals of Stock/Super Stock May 12. Ben (in the far lane) won.

Each year, BIR’s Bracket Drag Racing Series has a special race to determine the King of the Track. That race is Sunday. And the favorite has to be Steve Roehrs of Frederick, Wis., who is defending the title after winning it two of the last three years.

Here’s how the King of the Track runoff works: The top two racers in the point standings in the Super Pro, Pro ET, Sportsman, Pro Bike/Sled, Stock/Super Stock, Comp Trophy and Street Trophy classes race each other. The seven winners are then paired up in an elimination format with the last racer standing earning the title of King of the Track.

It’s also a big weekend for the Junior Dragster racers. Saturday’s race is the NHRA Summit Racing Junior Drag Racing League Challenge, an annual competition that allows juniors to compete for an NHRA Wally trophy. There are three classes for kids 8-18 years old.

In addition to these two special races, the Bracket Drag Racing Series will be racing for series points and championships in 10 different classes. Test & Tune is Friday, with time trials, qualifying and eliminations on both Saturday and Sunday. About 300 cars, trucks, dragsters, bikes, snowmobiles and Junior Dragsters are expected on the drag strip this weekend.

On BIR’s 2.5-mile Competition Road Course, fans can watch the North Star BMW Car Club of America, as drivers take on the 13-turn technical track Friday through Sunday.

Racing starts at 9 a.m. each day. Gates open at 5 p.m. Thursday. Daily admission is $15. Kids 12 and under are free. Every ticket includes a pit pass. Camping is free with a multi-day ticket.


Moore, Mosbek take wins during Thunder at the Lakes

In the final results from Brainerd International Raceway and the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Thunder at the Lakes, Kevin Moore and Gene Mosbek took home wins and the championship NHRA Wally trophies.

Moore, who is the defending NHRA West Central Division Lucas Oil champion, grabbed his second win in a row taking out Rick Bowman in Super Gas. The Littleton, Colo., racer took the early lead and held on with a 9.915-second pass at 162.84 mph in his ’34 Chevrolet. Bowman crossed the line in his ’59 Corvette at 9.934 seconds, 155.38 mph.  Moore took the win last month at S.R.C.A. Dragstrip.

Gene Mosbek won the Super Stock class at Thunder at the Lakes.

Gene Mosbek won the Super Stock class at Thunder at the Lakes.

Mosbek, of Elk River, faced off will fellow Minnesotan Jason DeForrest of Andover in Super Stock with his ‘67 Savoy crossing the line ahead of DeForrest. Mosbek went 10.188 seconds at 128.73 mph.  This was DeForrest’s second final round in as many races as he joined Moore in the winner’s circle at S.R.C.A.

Matt Harris faced off with 2006 NHRA division champion Clint Sallee in the Comp Eliminator final round with Harris, Nebraska City, Neb., taking the easy win right off the line when Sallee turned on the red-light with a foul start.  Harris coasted across the finish line in his ’05 Grand Am for the win.

Three more home state racers won this weekend as Brian

Kevin Moore won the Super Gas Class in his '34 Chevy.

Kevin Moore won the Super Gas Class in his ’34 Chevy.

Johnson of Anoka took the Super Comp title, Donnie Durenberger of Dayton beat Keith Hildahl of Northfield in Super Street and Kyle Lundberg of Isanti beat Jayme Bode in Sportsman Motorcycle presented by Harley Davidson. Johnson beat division champ Chris Brown with an 0.018-second package running 8.903 seconds on the 8.90 dial, Durenberger won on a double break-out, and Lundberg defeated Brown in a close one on his ’10 Hayabusa.

Larry Piper continued his winning ways taking the win in the Fineline Madcap Top Dragster. Piper, who won the NHRA national event last month in Topeka, Kan., held on to beat Don Kritzky with a lap of 7.234 seconds at 179.66 mph.

The final wins went to Rich Smith in the Jerry Haas Racecars Top Sportsman class and Tim Lisson in Stock Eliminator. Smith, Wentzville, Mo., beat the defending event champion Dave Slatten in 7.166 seconds at 196.59 mph while Lisson won with a 0.012 second hole shot over Tyler Wudarczyk.

The following are the final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Thunder at the Lakes event at Brainerd International Raceway:

Matt Harris, Nebraska City, Neb., ’05 Grand AM, D/A, 10.258, 91.46  def. Clint Sallee, Glendive, Mont., ’13 dragster, B/D, foul.

Gene Mosbek, Elk River, Minn., ’64 Savoy, SS/EA, 10.188, 128.73 def. Jason DeForrest, Andover, Minn., ’87 Camaro, GT/DA, 9.589, 133.47.

Tim Lisson, Solon Springs, Wis., ’89 Pontiac, I/SA, 11.482, 113.87  def. Tyler Wudarczyk, Topeka, Kan., ’69 Nova, G/SA, 11.493, 104.82.

Brian Johnson, Anoka, Minn., dragster, 8.903, 169.04 def. Chris Brown, Wichita, Kan., dragster, foul.

Kevin Moore, Littleton, Colo., ’34 Chevrolet, 9.915, 162.84 def. Rick Bowman, Solon, Iowa, ’59 Corvette, 9.934, 155.38.

Donnie Durenberger, Dayton, Minn., ’68 Camaro, 10.897, 144.21 def. Keith Hildahl, Northfield, Minn., ’64 Falcon, 10.887, 133.51.

Larry Piper, Wamego, Kan., dragster, 7.234, 179.66 def. Don Kritzky, Cottage Grove, Minn., dragster, 7.149, 183.49.

Rich Smith, Wentzville, Mo., ’04 Cavalier, 7.166, 196.59  def. Dave Slatten, Ft. Collins, Colo., ’05 Pontiac, 7.207, 175.59.

Kyle Lundberg, Isanti, Minn., ’10 Hayabusa, 9.032, 138.84  def. Jayme Bode, Gibbon, Minn., ’85 Suzuki, 9.480, 135.01.

Krech leads list of Muscle Car Series winners

Bill Krech won the Pro Outlaw Class at the Street Car Showdown.

Bill Krech won the Pro Outlaw Class at the Street Car Showdown.








Pro Outlaw
Finals: Bill Krech of Inver Grove Heights def. Ray Fuchs of Bowman, N.D.
Semifinals: Krech had a bye; Fuchs def. Brad Baklund of Corcoran

Finals: Jake Delmonico of St. Paul Park def. Jason Rolow of Anoka
Semifinals: Delmonico def. Brian Carpenter of Forest Lake; Rolow had a bye

King Street
Finals: Brian Mahnke of Proctor def. Mike Sterling of Oak Grove
Semifinals: Mahnke had a bye; Sterling def. Evan Boettcher of Andover

Real Street Unlimited
Finals: Jim Ripley of Duluth def. Jad Carlson of Hermantown
Semifinals: Ripley def. Clint Warpula of Chisholm; Carlson had a bye

Real Street Natural
Finals: Matt Sathre of Brooklyn Park def. Jerry Sellrecht of Goodhue
Semifinals: Sathre def. Kelly Rutz of Randall; Sellrecht had a bye

True Street
Finals: Jason Nelson of Champlin def. Zack Novak of Sauk Rapids
Semifinals: Nelson def. Randy Belehar of Detroit Lakes; Novak had a bye

660 Outlaw Street
Finals: David Senderhauf Jr. of Zimmerman def. Jim Friendt
Semifinals: Senderhauf def. Nick Strohbeen of Roseville; Friendt had a bye

Index Class Champion
Finals: Mark Angier of Waconia def. Mike Hammerstrom of Bemidji
Semifinals: Angier had a bye; Hammerstrom def. Tom Durand of Little Canada

Strip Eliminator 1
Finals: Luke Arendts of Dalbo def. Logan Loesch of Hastings
Semifinals: Arendts def. Charlie Odden of Pine Center; Loesch def. Jesse Haugesag of Prior Lake

Strip Eliminator 2
Finals: Brad Lesnick of Maplewood def. Gary Olson of Sartell
Semifinals: Lesnick def. John Hopkins of New Market; Olson had a bye

Strip Eliminator 3
Finals: Gary Tesar of Medina def. Chad Bednar of Knapp, Wis.
Semifinals: Tesar def. Michael Bombich of Gilbers; Bednar def. Brady Kaphing of St. Paul

Truck Eliminator
Finals: Bob Hager of Red Wing def. Greg Schmidt of Brainerd
Semifinals: Hager def. Blake Bednar of Cottage Grove; Schmidt def. Don Haataja of Brainerd

Manual Transmission
Finals: Chris Moorman of St. Michael def. Jessie Miller of Rochester
Semifinals: Moorman had a bye; Miller def. Andrew Pautsch of Brighton, Mich.

9.50 Index
Finals: Eric James of St. Cloud def. Pat Huebner of Bloomington
No Semifinals

10.00 Index
Finals: Tom Durand of Little Canada def. Chad Hoffmann of Lafayette
Semifinals: Durand def. Chad Newman of Little Falls: Hoffmann def. Bruce Johnson of Duluth

10.50 Index
Finals: Mike Hammerstrom of Bemidji def. Jerry Weston of Elk River
Semifinals: Hammerstrom had a bye; Weston def. Kerry Hemenway of Park Rapids

11.00 Index
Finals: Mark Angier of Waconia def. Phil Ives of Deephaven
Semifinals: Angier had a bye; Ives def. Travis Larson of Rosemount

11.50 Index
Finals: Shawn Baird of Champlin def. Shawn Hammre of Zimmerman
Semifinals: Baird def. Dave Vasseur of Rogers; Hammre had a bye

12.00 Index
Finals: Justin Iverson of Saginaw def. Gary Olson of Sartell
Semifinals: Iverson def. Nick Enberg of Plymouth; Olson def. Ryan Stellmach of Foley

12.50 Index
Finals: Greg Christenson of Willmar def. Bruce Morley of Brainerd
Semifinals: Christenson def. Andi Pesola of Duluth; Morley def. Jeff Gobernatz of New London

13.50 Index
Finals: Michael Koslucher of Hibbing def. Greg Schmidt of Brainerd
Semifinals: Koslucher def. Gary Carlson of Duluth; Schmidt def. Brad Nybo of Coon Rapids

14.00 Index
Finals: Michael Bombich of Gilbert def. Gary Tesar of Medina
No Semifinals