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Rising Star Jordan Allena Performing a Concert at Memphis International Raceway on Manufacturer’s Weekend

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Action packed weekend to include car shows, drag racing and live music

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MILLINGTON, Tenn. (May 16, 2014)  – Country music singer/songwriter Jordan Allena will rev up Ford Fun Weekend and the Mega MOPAR Action Series when she takes the stage Saturday, June 7 at Memphis International Raceway (MIR) to celebrate manufacturer’s weekend.

The rising star was born in Memphis, Tenn. and currently resides in Nashville where she has released such hits as “I’ll be Your Whiskey” and “Tomboy” from her self-titled EP, finding airplay on major radio stations across the country. Jordan has performed with some of today’s hottest acts: Colt Ford, Parmalee, Chris Cagle, Keith Anderson, Josh Thompson and will open up for Florida Georgia Line at the Delta Country Jam on May 23. She has been invited to perform for the ACM Awards Experience two years in a row and is currently in production on her second album.

“We’re always looking for ways to add to the fan experience at Memphis International Raceway,” stated Pam Kendrick, VP & GM of Memphis International Raceway. “We met Jordan at our Super Chevy Show where she performed the National Anthem. She’s a great artist and a perfect fit for our Fun Ford Weekend and the Mega MOPAR Action Series fan concert.”

“My family has been and still is a part of the racing world,” stated Jordan. “I have spent a lot of time around a track of some sort. I plan on bringing a rockin show and am thrilled to have been asked to be a part of such an exciting weekend.”

Ford and MOPAR enthusiasts will be able to attend the concert for free with an admission ticket to either the Ford Fun Weekend on Saturday, June 7 or the Mega MOPAR Action Series on Sunday, June 8. The party will kick-off on track property Saturday at 7:00 p.m. CT following the Fun Ford Weekend on-track drag racing action with a 90-minute concert performed by Jordan and her band.

Tickets to manufacturer’s weekend are available at the gate for each day. Spectator pricing for adults is $20 per day, children 6-12 years of age $5 per day, children 5 and under are FREE. For more information about Fun Ford Weekend and Mega MOPAR Action Series, please visit www.racemir.com or call (901) WOW-Race.

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Manufacturers Weekend Coming to Memphis International Raceway on June 7 and 8

May 14, 2014 by  
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Two days of racing, car shows, swap meet, and autocross for Ford and MOPAR enthusiasts

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (May 14, 2014) – The events Ford and MOPAR lovers have been anxiously awaiting for will return to Memphis International Raceway (MIR) on Saturday, June 7 and Sunday, June 8. Manufacturer’s weekend kicks off on Saturday, June 7 with Fun Ford Weekend followed by Mega MOPAR Action Series on Sunday, June 8. It’s the only place you will find intense drag racing, huge car shows, swap meets, vendor midway, autocross, and all day action for two full days.

The fun kicks off Friday evening, June 7 with Test N Tune action and on Saturday, June 8 there’s a full day of events lined-up for Fun Ford Weekend. The gates open at 8:00 a.m. and will feature a swap meet, car corral, vendor midway, and drag racing that includes: Fast Ford Challenge, Quick Ford Challenge, Street Ford, True Street, Tuff Truck and MUSTANGGUYS.com Trophy Class. NASA Autocross will run from 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. For autocross pre-registration visit http://midsouth.drivenasa.com/registration.php.

Come out and celebrate the Mustang’s 50th Anniversary by taking part in the area’s largest Ford exclusive car show. There are over 20 classes Ford enthusiasts can participate in and judging begins at 1:00 p.m. and the awards ceremony is scheduled for approximately 3:00 p.m. Ford Racing is also giving away a 2015 5.0 Mustang to help Fun Ford Weekend celebrate Mustang’s 50th Anniversary this season. The sweepstakes ends on December 14, 2014.

The Mega MOPAR Action Series takes center stage on Sunday, June 8. Celebrate everything MOPAR at this family – friendly event which highlights drag racing, car and truck show, swap meet, vendor midway and autocross. The gates open at 8:00 a.m. and the action packed track schedule includes: Bracket 1 (electronics), Bracket 2 (no electronics) Tuff Truck, Hemi Challenge, Street MOPAR, and S&W Race Cars Challenger Shootout. NASA Autocross will run the second of a two day event from 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. For autocross pre-registration visit http://midsouth.drivenasa.com/registration.php

Sunday also features the Official Mega MOPAR Action Series Car & Truck Show with over 20 classes to participate in, all vying for the coveted Best of Show award. Judging for the Car & Truck Show begins at 1:00 p.m. and the awards ceremony is scheduled for approximately 3:00 p.m.

Fun Ford Weekend and Mega MOPAR Action Series has something to offer everyone. Kids are invited to take part in the famous Revell Make ‘N Take activity to build their very own model car on Saturday. Bring the whole family out for a wonderful weekend to celebrate Manufacturer’s weekend at Memphis International Raceway.

Tickets are available at the gate for each day. Spectator pricing for adults is $20 per day, children 6-12 years of age $5 per day, children 5 and under are FREE. For more information about Fun Ford Weekend and Mega MOPAR Action Series, please visit www.racemir.com or call (901) WOW-Race. For more information about NASA Autocross, please visit midsouth.drivenasa.com/.

The entire MIR team looks forward to seeing you at the track in 2014!

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GIBTEC PISTONS JOINS MANUFACTURERS SERIES AS NEW SPONSOR

May 13, 2014 by  
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The Manufacturers Series is proud to announce Gibtec Pistons as a new sponsor of the Super Chevy Show, Fun Ford Weekend, and Mega Mopar Action events. Gibtec’s involvement will focus on product awareness for bracket racers, car show participants, and automotive enthusiasts attending each national touring series.

Gibtec manufactures custom pistons for all different types of competition vehicles. Opened for business just over one year ago, the company is based in Denver. In addition to selling custom pistons, Gibtec also works with the Big 3 motor companies on research and development at its state-of-the-art facility.

“What makes our company different is we’re more personalized than the bigger companies; we work one-on-one with each customer. We offer a more unique experience for customers who want that competitive edge to win,” said Rob Giebas, Gibtec General Manager. “We look forward to growing our brand and meeting race fans through the Manufacturers Series events in 2014.”

Each of the three series – Super Chevy Show, Fun Ford Weekend, and Mega Mopar Action series have combined to complete 6 of 33 total events this season, and have seen an increase in spectator and participant admissions.

“The Manufacturers Series is off to a very positive start for the year, and we are excited to add Gibtec Pistons to the family of sponsors” said Lex Dudas, President of the Manufacturers Series. “Gibtec is going to jump right in and be involved at our shows in Virginia, Texas, and Michigan this weekend.”

The Super Chevy Show hosts two events on the weekend of May 17-18, at Virginia Motorsports Park and Texas Motorplex, as well as a one-day Mega Mopar Action series event at US 131 Dragway, on Sunday, May 18.

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Designed to offer something for everyone in a family atmosphere for American “Big Three” automotive brand enthusiasts, the Super Chevy Show, Fun Ford Weekend and Mega Mopar Action Series are all members of the Manufacturers Series with 33 events in 2014. Each Manufacturers Series event is wholly owned by its respective host track and showcases a car show, drag racing, manufacturer’s midway, swap meet and car corral, as well as autocross at selected events. For more information or for event schedules, visit: www.mfgseries.com.

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PALM BEACH INT’L RACEWAY CHANGES DATE TO SEPTEMBER 12-13, 2014

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Due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts, the Fun Ford Weekend event at Palm Beach International Raceway will be held one week earlier. Fun Ford Weekend is now on Friday and Saturday, September 12 – 13, 2014. Please note that Fun Ford Weekend kicks off on Friday, September 12 with Test & Tune on the Drag Strip only. Complete event programming for Fun Ford Weekend occurs on Saturday, September 13.

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2014 Fun Ford Weekend at Rockingham Dragway Results

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GORDON RACES TO $5,000 WIN IN ROCKINGHAM’S SPRING CIVIL WARS

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. – Billy Gordon of Bedford, Va., took his 2004 Ford Mustang to a wire-to-wire victory worth $5,000 Sunday in the CFM Outlaw 275 feature at the 19th annual Holcomb Motorsports Spring Civil War Fun Ford Weekend at Rockingham Dragway.

Gordon qualified No. 1 at 4.538 seconds, beat veteran Keith Szabo of Gainesville, Ga., in their semifinal showdown and then turned back David Pearson of Marion, N.C., in final.

Other winners in the event, held in conjunction with Fun Ford Weekend, included Buddy Holton of Monks Corner, S.C., John Phillips of Clayton, N.C., Donald Banks of Burnsville, N.C., Charlotte’s Kenny Floyd and Rockingham’s Will McKay.

Holton won the Fast Ford Quick 8 title in his 1982 Mustang, Phillips drove his 1990 Mustang to success in the Ultimate Converters King of the Street event, Banks was the SCCA Pure Street champion, Floyd beat 7.0 Index winner Kurt Flanagan to claim the 6.0-7.0 Combo title and McKay drove his 1985 Ford Thunderbird to a Sunday victory in Open Comp after having to settle for runner-up honors in the same category on Saturday.

Roxanne Shepard of Virginia Beach, Va., provided the frustration for McKay on Saturday in winning Open Comp. She shared the podium with 6.0 Index winner Jerry Cline of Mooresville, N.C., Flanagan, Pro Tree Doorslammer king Tracy Massey of Wilmington, N.C., who won when Cherryville’s Todd Robinson fouled out by .001 of a second in the final, and Footbrake champ Randy Etheridge of Eagle Head, N.C.

Sunday’s ET titles went to Donald Norris of Conway, S.C., in Pro Tree Doorslammer and Mark Soles of Riegelwood, N.C., in Footbrake. Alan Ottinger of Blountville, Tenn., was unopposed in winning the S&W Race Cars 5.0 Ford Shootout.

In the Fun Ford Weekend car show, Freddy Kelly, Jr. of Southern Pines won the Mustang Club of America Best Mustang; John Bullock of Fairmont won Best of Show; Richard Cox of Kershaw, S.C., won Best Appearing Race Car; Ron Strickland of Irmo, S.C., won Pro Street and Norman Glenn of Benson won the Special Interest Award.

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ROCKINGHAM, N.C. – Results from the 19th annual Holcomb Motorsports Spring Civil Wars and Fun Ford Weekend at Rockingham Dragway.

SUNDAY

 

CFM OUTLAW 275

Qualifying – 1. Billy Gordon, Bedford, Va., 2004 Ford Mustang, 4.538, 178.73 mph; 2. Scott Owenby, Marion, N.C., 1986 Ford Mustang, 4.628, 169.23 mph; 3. David Peason, Marion, N.C., NA, 4.712, 158.80 mph; 4. Jayme Thompson, Pittsboro, N.C., NA, 4.758, 160.59 mph; 5. Keith Szabo, Gainesville, Ga., 1993 Ford Mustang, 4.794, 170.99 mph; 6. John Gross, Sanford, N.C., 2000 Chevy Camaro, 4.820, 158.59 mph; 7. Frank Gurano, North Myrtle Beach, S.C., NA, 5.036, 143.89 mph; 8. John Phillips, Clayton, N.C., NA, 5.113, 145.23 mph.

Round 1 – Szabo, 4.865, 172.63 mph, def. Joe Alvarez, Siler City, N.C., NA, 5.395, 134.50 mph; Thompson, 4.863, 160.73 mph, def. Butch Bouldin, Rockingham, N.C., 1999 Ford Mustang, no time, no speed; Gross, 4.970, 156.63 mph, def. James “Ringo” Tincher, Randleman, N.C., NA, 4.391, 141.19 mph; Pearson, 4.874, 155.35 mph, def. Shannon Young, Princeton, N.C., no time, no speed; Davis Braxton, Chocovinity, N.C., NA, 5.068, 149.93 mph, def. Gurano, no time, no speed; Owenby, 5.574, 148.30 mph, def. Johnney Bowen, Williamston, N.C., 1988 Ford Mustang, no time, no speed; Phillips, 5.128, 144.83 mph, def. Ben Harris, Clover, S.C., NA, 6.547, 123.27 mph; Gordon, bye.

Round 2 – Pearson, 4.792, 149.18 mph, def. Gross, 4.967, 156.99 mph; Szabo, 4.891, 168.01 mph, def. Thompson, 4.837, 160.90 mph; Braxton, 6.191, 136.28 mph, def. Owenby, 6.267, 149.40 mph; Gordon, 4.696, 172.72 mph, def. Phillips, 9.749, 65.27 mph.

Semifinals – Pearson, 4.938, 150.65 mph, def. Braxton, 5.020, 151.07 mph; Gordon, 4.803, 166.33 mph, def. Szabo, 4.899, 169.78 mph.

FINAL – Billy Gordon, Bedford, Va., 2004 Ford Mustang, 5.211, 151.27 mph, def. David Pearson, Marion, N.C., 5.977, 127.29 mph.

Nelson’s Speed Shop Fast Ford QUICK 8

Qualifying – 1. Buddy Holton, Monks Corner, S.C., 1982 Ford Mustang, 5.448, 125.03 mph; 2. Mark Stone, Walterboro, S.C., 1988 Ford Mustang, 5.654, 125.03 mph; 3. Robert Holton, Monks Corner, S.C., 1982 Ford Mustang, 5.694, 121.58 mph; 4. Willie Morgan, Eagle Springs, N.C., NA, 5.850, 117.37 mph; 5. Greg Lane, New Bern, N.C., 1994 Ford Mustang, 5.869, 118.89 mph; 6. Steve Ratliff, Asheboro, N.C., NA, 5.910, 114.65 mph; 7. Brett Feimster, Valdese, N.C., NA, 5.947, 110.87 mph; 8. Jay Ayers, Monks Corner, S.C., 6.082, 116.41 mph.

Round 1 – B. Holton, 5.513 on a 5.440, 124.80 mph, def. Lane, 5.967 on a 5.860, 117.70 mph; R. Holton, 6.108 on a 5.690, 117.24 mph, def. Feimster, 7.057 on a 5.940, 115.15 mph; Stone, 5.674 on a 5.650, 123.60 mph, def. Ratliff, foul; Ayers, 6.136 on a 6.080, 115.48 mph, def. Morgan, 5.824 breakout on a 5.850, 117.78 mph.

Semifinals – B. Holton, 5.465 on a 5.240, 119.95 mph, def. R. Holton, 5.775 on a 5.490, 119.47 mph; Stone, 5.650 on a 5.450, 121.73 mph, def. Ayers, 6.108 on a 5.880, 115.29 mph.

FINAL – Buddy Holton, Monks Corner, S.C., 1982 Ford Mustang, 5.424 on a 5.240, 123.71 mph, def. Mark Stone, Walterboro, S.C., 1988 Ford Mustang, 5.654 on a 5.450, 122.46 mph.

 

ULTIMATE CONVERTERS CONCEPTS KING OF STREET

Qualifying – 1. John Phillips, Clayton, N.C., 1990 Ford Mustang, 5.087, 145.45 mph; 2. Matt Lawrence, Forest, Val., NA, 5.090, 142.70 mph; 3. Kevin Robinson, Blythewood, S.C., 1979 Ford Mustang, 5.143, 137.79 mph; 4. Scott Vestal, Bristol, Tenn., NA, 5.190, 139.62 mph; 5. Bruce Rentz, Bayley, Ga., 5.193, 138.44 mph; 6. Jacky McCarty, Bristol, Va., 1991 Ford Mustang, 5.327, 140.30 mph; 7. Doug Casselman, Andrews, S.C., NA, 5.404, 137.05 mph; 8. Thadd Dawson, Durham, N.C., NA, 5.510, 130.19 mph.

Round 2 – Vestal, 5.234, 135.43 mph, def. Brandon Jenkins, Conway, S.C., no time, no speed; Phillips, 5.787, 143.32 mph, def. Casselman, 8.059, 66.98 mph; McCarty, 5.274, 137.86 mph, def. Robinson, foul; Shannon Young, Princeton, N.C., 1993 Ford Mustang, bye.

Semifinals – Phillips, 5.161, 143.23 mph, def. Vestal, no time, no speed; McCarty, 5.293, 136.06 mph, def. Young, 6.207, 134.50 mph.

FINAL – John Phillips, Clayton, N.C., 1990 Ford Mustang, 5.248, 140.44 mph, def. Jacky McCarty, Bristol, Va., 1991 Ford Mustang, 5.279, 139.93 mph.

 

SCCA PURE STREET

Qualifying – 1. Steve Hicks, Concord, Va., 1969 Chevy Nova, 5.186, 140.91 mph; 2. Scott Vestal, Bristol, Va., NA, 5.283, 136.86 mph; 3. Donald Banks, Burnsville, N.C., 1969 Chevy Nova, 5.302, 132.21 mph; 4. Jenny Radford, Goldsboro, N.C., 1989 Ford Mustang, 5.306, 138.12 mph; 5. Mark Rogers, Salisbury, N.C., 5.400, 131.22 mph; 6. John Damern, Hildebren, N.C., 1993 Ford Mustang, 5.405, 134.00 mph; 7. Donald O’Meara, Clayton, N.C., 1968 Chevy Nova, 5.478, 129.58 mph; 8. Kevin Robinson, Blythewood, S.C., 1968 Chevrolet, 5.496, 143.03 mph.

Round 2 – Hicks, 5.229, 141.13 mph, def. Robinson, 11.062, 53.62 mph; Banks, 5.309, 133.41 mph, def. Damern, 5.403, 134.11 mph; Radford, no time, no speed, def. Tim Loftin, Gastonia, N.C., 1963 Chevy II, no time, no speed; Vestal, 6.022, 88.97 mph, def. O’Meara, 7.268, 87.02 mph.

Semifinals – Hicks, 5.211, 139.13 mph, def. Radford, 5.329, 137.18 mph; Banks, 5.509, 131.09 mph, def. Vestal, no time, no speed.

FINAL – Donald Banks, Burnsville, N.C1969 Chevy Nova, 5.328, 132.23 mph, def. Steve Hicks, Concord, Va., 1969 Chevy Nova., foul.

 

6.00/7.00 COMBO

Round 4 – Kurt Flanagan, Huntersville, N.C., 7.173 on a 7.000, 84.67 mph, def. Micharl Crumpler, Elm City, N.C., 1967 Chevy Camaro, 18.206 on a 7.000, 24.72 mph; Kenny Floyd, Charlotte, N.C., 6.039 on a 6.000, 110.42 mph, def. Daniel Comer, New London, N.C., 7.093 on a 7.000, 91.78 mph; Jerry Cline, Mooresville, N.C., 1990 Chevy Camaro, bye.

Semifinals – Flanagan, 7.016 on a 7.000, 96.85 mph, def. Cline, foul; Floyd, bye.

FINAL – Kenny Floyd, Charlotte, N.C., 6.010 on a 6.000, 111.94 mph, def. Kurt Flanagan, Huntersville, N.C., 7.009 on a 7.000, 96.97 mph.

 

OPEN COMP

Round 4 – Will McKay, Rockingham, N.C., 1985 Ford Thunderbird, 12.218 on a 12.300, 109.17 mph, def. Dale Sanders, Eagle Springs, 11.554 breakout on an 11.620, 114.32 mph; Justin West, Dunn, N.C., 1969 Chevy Camaro, 12.660 on a 12.600, 97.55 mph, def. Roxanne Shepard, Virginia Beach, Va., 9.515 on s 9.470, 141.06 mph; Clee Guinn, Four Oaks, N.C., bye.

Semifinals – Guinn, 11.769 on an 11.820, 112.03 mph, def. West, 12.578 breakout on a 12.660, 102.14 mph; McKay, bye.

FINAL – Will McKay, Rockingham, N.C., 1985 Ford Thunderbird, 12.190 on a 12.300, 109.65 mph, def. Clee Guinn, Four Oaks, N.C., foul.

 

Nelson’s Speed Shop PRO TREE DOOR

Round 5 – Michael Smith, Rieglewood, N.C., 1971 Chevy Nova, 5.731 on a 5.680, 117.72 mph, def. Donald Norris, Conway, S.C., Chevy Monza, 5.943 on a 5.890, 115.56 mph; Kenny Ward, Loris, S.C., 6.429 on a 6.430, 107.34 mph, def. Willie Morgan, Eagle Springs, N.C., foul; Donald Norris, Conway, S.C., second entry, 5.954 on a 5.940, 115.25 mph, def. Ron Williams, Eagle Springs, N.C., foul; Joshua Reigle, Monks Corner, S.C., 1990 Ford Mustang, bye.

Semifinals – Norris, 5.958 on a 5.940, 115.62 mph, def. Smith, 5.687 on a 5.680, 119.73 mph; Reigle, 6.180 on a 6.180, 114.26 mph, def. Ward, foul.

FINAL – Donald Norris, Conway, S.C., Chevy Monza, 5.959 on a 5.950, 112.48 mph, def. Joshua Reigle, Monks Corner, S.C., 1990 Ford Mustang, 6.206 on a 6.170, 113.96 mph.

 

Sandy’s Automotive FOOTBRAKE

Round 5 – Tommy Lumley, Charlotte, N.C., 1940 Chevy Coupe, 6.122 on a 6.110, 110.25 mph, def. Sandy Beard, Fayetteville, N.C., 1990 Ford Mustang, 6.727 breakout on a 6.730, 97.78 mph; Norman Williams, West Columbia, S.C., 7.096 on a 7.050, 95.71 mph, def. Hillary Sloan, Sanford, N.C., 1982 Chevy Camaro, 6.396 on a 6.380, 105.99 mph; Norman Williams, Cayce, S.C., 7.833 on a 6.400, 69.12 mph, def. John Love, Wade, N.C., 1984 Ford Mustang, foul; Mark Soles, Riegelwood, N.C., bye.

Semifinals – Williams, Cayce, S.C., 6.413 on a 6.400, 104.61 mph, def. Lumley, 6.105 breakout on a 6.120, 107.82 mph; Soles, 6.790 on a 6.750 110.19 mph, def. Williams, West Columbia, S.C., foul.

FINAL – Mark Soles, Riegelwood, N.C., 6.786 on a 6.750, 95.64 mph, def. Norman Williams, Cayce, S.C., 6.452 on a 6.400, 100.15 mph.

 

SATURDAY

 

7.0 INDEX

Round 3 – Kurt Flanagan, Huntersville, N.C., 7.000, 97.33 mph, def. Michael Crumpler, Elm City, N.C., 1967 Chevy Camaro, 6.949 breakout, 99.02 mph; Daniel Comer, New London, N.C., 1971 Ford Maverick, 6.849, 99.00 mph, def. Darrek Stancil, Albemarle, N.C., no time; Todd Robinson, Cherryville, N.C., Ford T-roadster, 7.041, 85.20 mph, def. Horace Dew, Chadbourn, N.C., 7.038 on a 7.000, 97.38 mph; Jamie Yelton, Belmont, N.C., 1964 Pontiac GTO, bye.

Semifinals – Comer, 6.962, 93.31 mph, def. Robinson, 6.950 breakout, 93.86 mph; Flanagan, 6.995, 97.36 mph, def. Yelton, 6.957 breakout, 97.46 mph.

FINAL – Kurt Flanagan, Huntersville, N.C., 6.989, 97.30 mph, def. Daniel Comer, New London, N.C., 1971 Ford Maverick, 6.965 breakout, 97.12 mph.

 

6.0 INDEX

Round 4 – Terry Floyd, Lake Wylie, S.C., 1955 Chevy, 6.183, 110.01 mph, def. Rickey Clark, Pleasant Garden, N.C., 6.181, 106.71 mph; Anthony Griekspoor, Belhaven, N.C., 6.046, 113.78 mph, def. Chris Witzel, Shelby, N.C., 5.956 breakout, 105.22 mph; Jerry Cline, Mooresville, N.C., bye.

Semifinals – Cline, 5.992, 119.21 mph, def. Floyd, no time; Griekspoor, bye.

FINAL – Jerry Cline, Mooresville, N.C., 6.002, 117.80 mph, def. Anthony Griekspoor, Belhaven, N.C., 6.040, 113.99 mph.

 

Performance Automatic OPEN COMP

Round 4 – Justen West, Dunn, N.C., 1969 Chevy Camaro, 12.529 on a 12.660, 103.27 mph, def. Travis Frazier, Franklinville, N.C., 1987 Ford Mustang, 10.504 breakout on a 10.620, 134.19 mph; Will McKay, Rockingham, N.C., 1985 Ford Thunderbird, 12.175 on a 12.300, 109.83 mph, def. Brett Feimster, Valdese, N.C., 1986 Ford Mustang, foul; Roxanne Shepard, Virginia Beach, Va., 9.457 on a 9.470, 138.22 mph, def. Tim Sloan, Sanford, N.C., 10.136 breakout on a 10.260, 115.83 mph; Dale Sanders, Eagle Springs, 11.521 on an 11.620, 112.61 mph, def. Clee Guinn, Four Oaks, N.C., 11.693 breakout on an 11.820, 114.50 mph.

Semifinals – McKay, 12.221 on a 12.300, 109.79 mph, def. West, 12.514 breakout on a 12.660, 102.29 mph; Shepard, 9.488 on a 9.470, 142.25 mph, def. Sanders, 11.509 breakout on an 11.620, 103.99 mph.

FINAL – Roxanne Shepard, Virginia Beach, Va., 9.524 on a 9.470, 142.25 mph, def. Will McKay, Rockingham, N.C., 1985 Ford Thunderbird, 12.172 breakout on a 12.300, 109.67 mph.

 

Nelson’s Speed Shop PRO TREE DOOR

Round 5 – Jay Ayers, Monks Corner, S.C., 6.101 on a 6.080, 114.42 mph, def. C.J. McDonald, Carthage, N.C., 1972 Chevy Nova, 6.367 on a 6.350, 106.25 mph; Keith Daniel, Currie, N.C., 1988 Ford Mustang, 6.850 on a 6.830, 99.85 mph, def. Michael Crumpler, Elm City, N.C., 56.514 on a 6.500, 102.49 mph; Tracy Massey, Wilmington, N.C., 6.976 on a 6.960, 92.56 mph, def. Mark Stone, Walterboro, S.C., 1988 Ford Mustang, 5.682 on a 5.650, 123.60 mph; Todd Robinson, Cherryville, N.C., 6.980 on a 6.940, 89.84 mph, def. Richard Britt, Darlington, S.C., 1972 Ford Maverick, 7.980 on a 7.940, 84.02 mph.

Semifinals – Robinson, 6.976 on a 6.940, 93.75 mph, def. Ayers, foul; Massey, 6.988 on a 6.950, 91.95 mph, def. Daniel, 6.806 breakout on a 6.830, 100.17 mph.

FINAL – Tracy Massey, Wilmington, N.C., 6.944 on a 6.960, 96.31 mph, def. Todd Robinson, Cherryville, N.C., foul.

 

Sandy’s Automotive FOOTBRAKE

Round 6 – Norman Williams, West Columbia, S.C, 7.021 on a 7.030, 95.36 mph, def. Dwayne Rozier, Sophia, N.C., 6.247 breakout on a 6.270, 108.38 mph; Randy Etheridge, Eagle Head, N.C., 1994 Chevy Camaro, 6.531 on a 6.470, 96.04 mph, def. Roy Baber, Randleman, N.C., 1970 Chevy Nova, 6.632 on a 6.610, 99.74 mph; Dwayne Rozier, Sophia, N.C., second entry, bye.

Semifinals – Etheridge, 6.467 on a 6.450, 104.74 mph, def. Rozier, 6.274 on a 6.240, 108.75 mph; Williams, bye.

FINAL – Randy Etheridge, Eagle Head, N.C., 1994 Chevy Camro, 6.477 on a 6.450, 105.40 mph, def. Norman Williams, West Columbia, S.C., foul.

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2014 Fun Ford Weekend at Royal Purple Raceway Results

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2014 Fun Ford Weekend at Royal Purple Raceway Results

CAR SHOW

Class- Mustang 1964-1968

Winner Eddie Randazu
Runner Up- Duane Myers

Class- Mustang 1969-1973

Winner- Bruce Smith
Runner Up-Kathy & Mike Miller

Class- Mustang 1978-1986

Winner- Andy Warwas
Runner Up- David Willett

Class- Mustang 1987-1993

Winner- Osvaldo Javier Martinez
Runner Up- Doug Street

Class- Mustang 1994-1998

Winner- Ron Roth
Runner Up- Darrell McBryde

Class- Mustang 1999-2004

Winner- Greg Hatches
Runner Up- Susan Quick

Class- Mustang 2005-2009

Winner- Joey Froust
Runner Up- Dina Gray

Class- Mustang 2010-2011

Winner Oscar Bishop
Runner Up-Robert Starnes

Class- Competition Sports

Winner John Volok
Runner Up-James Thorne

Class- Galaxie, Fairlane, Torino, Flacon

Winner- David Fosmen
Runner Up- Richard Rice

Class Rod (pre-1949)

Winner- John Vaughan
Runner Up- John Vaughan

Class- Nostalgia- Post 1950

Winner- Matthew Heller

Class- Pre 1989 SUV & Pickup

Winner- Amy McSwain
Runner Up- Allan Dedebane

Class- 1990-2010 SUV & Pickup

Winner- Tim Morales
Runner Up-Terry Parker

Class- Roush, Saleen & Steeda

Winner- Kelli Froust
Runner Up- Jaime Nunez

Class- Shelby

Winner – Cathy McBryde
Runner Up- Chris Smith

Class- SVT 1993-2004

Winner- James Graham
Runner Up- Mike Joublanc

SPECIAL AWARDS

Best of Show- Bruce Smith

Best Engine- Sam Joiner

Best Wheels- Cameron Cook

Cool Factor- Richard Rice

Best Paint- Matt Heller

Best Interior- John Volak

DRAG RACING

Fast Ford

Champion – Tony Rabito
Runner Up- John Stelly

Quick Ford

Champion- John Stelly
Runner Up- Jason Rice

Street Ford

Champion- Keith Howard
Runner Up- Raland Wray

MustangGuys Fastest 5.0 Shootout

Champion-
Runner Up-

Tuff Truck

Champion- Gumby Sanders
Runner Up-Ron Skinner

11.0 Index

Champion- Brian Warwas
Runner Up- David Styron

12.0 Index

Champion- John Goodenough
Runner Up- Lloyd Mikeska

13.0 Index

Champion- Jay Pope

Mod Motor

Champion- Colby Williams

Coyote Motor

Champion- Richard Lelsz
Runner Up-Jason Rice

True Street

Champion- Colby Williams
Runner Up- Chuck Hoekstra

10.00 Winner- Colby Willams
Runner Up-Chuck Hoekstra
11.00 Winner- Scott Bickham
Runner Up- David Sargent
12.00 Winner- Keven Kyser
Runner Up- Manuel Gil
13.00 Winner- Ginger Levien
Runner Up- Richard Friedrichs

 

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2014 Fun Ford Weekend at The Rock Event Details

April 28, 2014 by  
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S&W Grows Larger & Steps Up to Support All 2014 Manufacturers Series Events

March 19, 2014 by  
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jill Canuso
Tel. 610-948-7303
Fax. 610-948-7342
Email. jillc@swracecars.com
Web. www.swracecars.com

S&W Grows Larger & Steps Up to Support All 2014 Manufacturers Series Events
Sponsor of the S&W Challenger Shootout, CamaroGuys Gen 5 Challenge and the MustangGuys Fastest 5.0 Shootout

Spring City, Pa. (March 18, 2013) – The S&W Performance Group is delighted to announce their 33 event commitment to the 2014 Manufacturers Series, and the addition of both CamaroGuys.com and MustangGuys.com to their rapidly growing swracecars.com website. Now, with one click, the CamaroGuys.com and MustangGuys.com visitors will have full access to the entire S&W Race Cars, Race Parts and Rod Parts product lines. The recently updated ‘CamaroGuys’ and ‘MustangGuys’ categories are loaded with Easy to Do-It-Yourself, Bolt-On components for the serious performance enthusiast, as well as being stocked with professional level competition use race parts.

“The MFG Series racers, car show entrants and fans are passionate about their Made in the USA muscle,” said S&W’s Marketing Director, Jill Canuso. “That’s why it’s a perfect fit for our brands, as we are passionate about our Made in the USA products. I look forward to personally presenting the beautiful custom S&W made winner trophies, at the Memphis, Tenn., Martin, Mich., and Reading, Pa. Super Chevy Shows as well as at the Petersburg, Va., Mega Mopar Action Series event.”

S&W is also proud to announce the debut of Scott Weney’s Blog to their ever-expanding website. Scott is not only the President of the S&W Performance Group, he is the 2000 IHRA Funny Car World Champion and the reigning 2013 Atco Raceway Top Dragster Champ. The goal of his blog is to communicate and interact with our customers directly on ideas, experiences, issues, and provide helpful articles. As a bonus, occasionally his blog will feature ‘Past, Present & Future Racing Legends’ as guest contributors.

The 55 year old, USA Manufacturer, will sponsor the Mega Mopar Action Series – Challenger Shootout, as well as becoming the Presenting Sponsor of the Super Chevy Show – CamaroGuys Gen 5 Challenge and the Fun Ford Weekend – MustangGuys Fastest 5.0 Shootout.

ABOUT S&W RACE CARS
Founded in 1959, S&W Race Cars is known worldwide as the leader in drag race chassis development and innovation. Their custom built, award winning race cars are used by many of the leading NHRA & IHRA professional, Nostalgia and Sportsman race teams. Their 27,000 sq ft. headquarters houses a full line of affordable chassis kits, roll bars and roll cages, suspension parts, rollers to complete race cars and much more. S&W’s Made in the USA products are used by do-it-yourselfers and professionals around the world. S&W Race Cars also carries products for use in pro/street cars, street rods, and off-road trucks and RV’s. The manufacturing department provides WaterJet cutting, MIG and TIG welding, sheet-metal forming; round or rectangular tube bending and full-service machine shop services. For more information visit www.swracecars.com or call (800) 523-3353.
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If you would like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview, please call Jill Canuso at 610-948-7303 x112 or e-mail Jill at jillc@swracecars.com

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CUNDN DYNO TUNING & SATURDAY DYNO CONTEST FEATURED AT ROYAL PURPLE RACEWAY

February 19, 2014 by  
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C.U.N.D.N. Racing is BACK!

• March 28 & 29 we will offer Ford Dyno Tuning on all 1996 to present Ford cars. We will also be installing simple bolt-ons, such as air intake systems, pulleys, ect. Appointment is REQUIRED!

• March 29 we will offer our famous DYNO CONTEST. Costs: $40.00 for one pull and 10.00 for each additional pull consecutively. Trophies awarded to highest & lowest HP of the day.

• On March 29 we will offer our Cruise to the track from Pearland to Baytown and anyone is welcome. This is normally a big turnout of 40 plus cars so you must call and reserve a spot ahead of time.

For details or reservations please visit www.cundnracing.com

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