Racing underway at Route 66 Raceway

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RACING UNDERWAY AT ROUTE 66 RACEWAY

JOLIET, Ill. – Racing got underway today at the Indicom Electric NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Route 66 Raceway. Top Alcohol Dragster pilot Bill Reichert and Top Alcohol Dragster Funny Car racer Jay Payne finished the day strong qualifying on top.

Reichert of Owosso, Mich., and defending Lucas Oil National Champion took the top spot with a pass of 5.354 seconds at 272.61 mph. Reichert finished ahead of No. 2 qualifier Kate Harker of Gainesville, Ga., who ran a time of 5.417 seconds at 261.07 mph.

Payne of Claremont, Calif., got off to a fast start finishing ahead of the pack with a pass of 5.754 seconds at 239.48 mph. Payne outran Scott McVey of Winnipeg, M.B., who qualified with a time of 5.783 seconds at 250.60 mph.

In Comp Eliminator, Royce Freeman of Lindsay, Okla., driving a ’07 Cobalt qualified in first with a time of 7.750 seconds. Freeman was able to edge passed Lafayette, Ind., resident Brian Browell.

John Coughlin of Delaware, Ohio, grabbed the early lead qualifying on top in Super Stock over Mt. Carmel, Ill., resident Kevin Murphy. Coughlin ran a pass of 8.752 seconds in his ’07 Cobalt, while Murphy drove a ’88 Cutlass.

Stock Eliminator racer and Charleston, Ill., resident Bert Morgan found the first position passing Tony Goodman of Zeeland, Mich. Morgan ran a time of 13.416 seconds and drove a ’76 Buick Wagon.

In the Spitzer Top Dragster division, Tom Elliott of Brooks, Ky., showed what he can do qualifying ahead of the field with a pass of 6.444 seconds at 210.28 mph. Cassie Simonton of Spring Lake Park, Minn., qualified next with a time of 6.806 seconds at 197.94 mph.

Greg Lair of Canyon Texas took the No. 1 position in the Dart Top Sportsman category running a pass of 6.732 seconds at 206.73 mph. Lair edged out Napierville, Ill., racer Bill Lueck who qualified in second. Also qualifying in the top position was Pro Stock Snowmobile pilot Dave Goodwill of West St. Paul, Minn., with a pass of 8.537 seconds.

Gates open on Saturday at 7 a.m. Tickets are $19 for adults and children age 6-12 are Free. For more information please call the track at 815-727-RACE or visit www.route66raceway.com

The following are Friday’s qualifying results from the Indicom Electric NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series from Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill.:

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER
1) Bill Reichert, Owosso, Mich., 5.354 seconds, 272.61 mph
2) Kate Harker, Gainesville, Ga., 5.417, 261.07
3) Marty Thacker, Robinson, Ill., 5.446, 263.87
4) Ken Perry, Gormley, Ont., 5.461, 260.11
5) Noah Condo, Monticello, Ind., 5.529, 261.02
6) Dave Hedges Jr., Plainwell, Mich., 5.548, 256.36
7) Dave Hirata, Lowell, Ind., 5.574, 253.90
8) Scott Murray, Winnipeg, Manit., 5.663, 258.42 Not Qualified
9) Paul Fishburn, Rensselaer, Ind., 5.680, 252.19
10) Todd Datweiler, Herscher, Ill., 5.756, 237.25

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR
1) Jay Payne, Claremont, Calif., '07 Mustang, 5.754 seconds, 239.48 mph
2) Scott McVey, Winnipeg, Manit., '00 Avenger, 5.783, 250.60
3) Mick Snyder, Demotte, Ind., '02 Firebird, 5.793, 254.57
4) Chuck Cheeseman, Galena, Ohio, '02 Firebird, 5.794, 216.00
5) John Bojec, Chardon, Ohio, '03 Avenger, 5.811, 248.07
6) Andy Bohl, Racine, Wis., '00 Firebird, 5.846, 246.35
7) Fred Hagen, Chicago, Ill., '07 Mustang, 5.873, 250.27
8) Chris Foster, Davenport, Iowa, '06 Avenger, 5.947, 245.45 Not Qualified
9) Mark Poyser, Fort Wayne, Ind., '02 Camaro, 6.153, 233.60
10) Ray Drew, Union Grove, Wis., '02 Firebird, 6.283, 191.65

COMP ELIMINATOR
1) Royce Freeman, Lindsay, Okla., '07 Cobalt, D/AA, 7.750 seconds, -0.600 (under index)
2) Brian Browell, Lafayette, Ind., dragster, D/D, 7.257, -0.563
3) Wayne Henderson, Fishers, Ind., dragster, A/ED, 6.676, -0.554
4) Douglas Stewart, Edwardsburg, Mich., '03 Stratus, B/SMA, 8.246, -0.524
5) Pat Nahan, St. Cloud, Minn., dragster, E/D, 7.647, -0.513
6) Jason Coan, Greentown, Ind., '32 Bantam, G/EA, 8.589, -0.481
7) Bruno Massel, Woodridge, Ill., '07 Cobalt, DD/AT, 7.606, -0.474
8) Eric Grundhoefer, Foley, Minn., '32 Bantam, G/EA, 8.598, -0.472
9) Mike Smith, Mineral Wells, W.V., '04 Neon, G/AA, 8.490, -0.470
10) Lee Sharp, Louisville, Tenn., '04 Cavalier, B/SMA, 8.302, -0.468

SUPER STOCK
1) John Coughlin, Deleware, Ohio, '07 Cobalt, SS/CM, 8.752 seconds, -1.198 (under index)
2) Kevin Murphy, Mt. Carmel, Ill., '88 Cutlass, GT/MA, 10.883, -1.167
3) Tom Plant, Rosedale, Ind., '03 S-10, SS/TD, 10.224, -1.126
4) Dave Layer, Dayton, Ohio, '87 Camaro, GT/IA, 10.394, -1.106
5) Dick Lux, San Antonio, Texas, '64 Comet, SS/M, 10.819, -1.081
6) Roy Whittemore, Denver, Colo., '88 Mustang, GT/EA, 9.874, -1.076
7) Jeff Dona, Gordonville, Mo., '69 Camaro, SS/HA, 9.833, -1.067
8) Paul Hellenberg, Dry Ridge, Ky., '04 Cavalier, GT/BA, 9.499, -1.051
9) Bret Voges, Findlay, Ohio, '67 Nova, SS/HA, 9.853, -1.047
10) Joey Wilkes, Zanesville, Ohio, '92 Camaro, GT/FA, 10.071, -1.029

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Bert Morgan, Charleston, Ill., '76 Buick Wgn, T/SA, 13.416 seconds, -1.284 (under index)
2) Tony Goodman, Zeeland, Mich., '77 Firebird, H/SA, 11.223, -1.227
3) James Harrison, Albion, Ill., '66 Nova, K/SA, 11.826, -1.124
4) John Foxbower, Franklin, Ohio, '68 Mustang, B/SA, 10.456, -1.094
5) Jim Marshall, Scottsville, N.Y., '80 Corvette, G/SA, 11.232, -1.068
6) Bill Owen II, Grand Blanc, Mich., '00 Grand Am, CF/S, 14.408, -1.042
7) Greg Hill, Louisville, Ky., '71 Camaro, E/SA, 10.959, -1.041
8) Bruce Witherspoon, Lansing, Mich., '90 Corvette, D/FIA, 11.259, -1.041
9) Marty Buth, Freeport, Ill., '86 Thunderbird, J/FIA, 13.313, -1.037
10) Sam Pourciau, Walker, La., '99 Firebird, A/FIA, 10.266, -1.034

PRO STOCK SNOWMOBILE
1) Dave Goodwill, W. St. Paul, Minn., '03 Ski Doo, 8.537 seconds, 148.89 mph
2) Edwin Wirbel, Midland, Mich., '03 Ski Doo, 8.643, 150.28
3) Ron Bray, Anoka, Minn., '03 Ski Doo, 8.656, 150.65
4) Todd King, Greenwich, N.Y., '03 Ski Doo, 8.841, 147.52
5) Mike Golaski, Lindstrom, Minn., '02 Ski Doo, 8.884, 141.43
6) Danny Blackfelner, Minneapolis, Minn., '06 Polaris, 9.147, 141.24
7) Darrin Weber, Anoka, Minn., '04 Polaris, 9.230, 144.83
8) Tim Sioui, Ft. Edward, N.Y., '00 Ski Doo, 9.602, 112.91
9) Anthony Mini, Casco, Mich., '00 Ski Doo, 9.694, 147.97

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Greg Lair, Canyon, Texas, '04 Grand Am, 6.732 seconds, 206.73 mph
2) Bill Lueck, Napierville, Ill., '66 Corvette, 6.817, 207.59
3) Tommy Turner, Naples, Fla., '06 GTO, 6.914, 200.74 4) Tom Stultz, Terre Haute, Ind., '92 Firebird, 6.917, 201.43
5) Reed Hughes, Terre Haute, Ind., '68 Camaro, 6.973, 192.08
6) Stephen Brineger, Germantown, Ohio, '97 Probe, 6.978, 199.79
7) Tim Kirman, Morris, Ill., '01 Grand Am, 6.990, 198.61
8) Gary Wojnowski, Brunswick, Ohio, '96 Monte Carlo, 7.009, 198.35
9) Rick Corn, Benton, Ill., '05 Stratus, 7.035, 195.53
10) Rick Sojka Sr., Batavia, Ill., '97 Firebird, 7.045, 195.90

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Tom Elliott, Brooks, Ky., dragster, 6.444 seconds, 210.28 mph
2) Cassie Simonton, Spring Lake Park, Minn., dragster, 6.806, 197.94
3) Steve Sayre, Elkhart, Ind., dragster, 6.943, 196.24
4) Mark Krupka, Elgin, Ill., dragster, 6.943, 191.19
5) Dean McIlvain, New Carlisle, Ohio, dragster, 7.009, 191.95
6) Ric Orosco, Hobbs, N.M., dragster, 7.139, 188.52
7) David Jamison, Twinsburg, Ohio, dragster, 7.152, 196.42
8) Ron Folk, Durand, Ill., dragster, 7.156, 186.38
9) Craig Sullivan, Avon, Ind., dragster, 7.185, 187.34
10) Jeff Brown, Marysville, Ohio, dragster, 7.186, 186.10

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