GALBRAITH, WAGNER, AND LOBNER WIN IN FIRST HALF OF HEARTLAND DOUBLE
The NHRA West Central division concluded the first half of it's double header Friday evening at Heartland Motorsports Park, Topeka, Kan. Troy Galbraith, Wyatt Wagner, and J.R. Lobner paraded down the return into the winner's circle with their teams.
Galbraith, Indianapolis, got off the line first and held off Chad Voges, St. Peters, Mo., by a few feet at the finish line for the Comp Eliminator divisional Wally trophy. Galbraith recorded a victory pass of 6.752 seconds, 183.67 mph. Voges followed up at 7.601 seconds, 169.98 mph.
Local runner, Wagner of Baschor, worked his way through the field to score his first Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series final round victory; upending Brett Speer, Pierz, Minn. Wagner ran 9.995 seconds, 129.97 mph.
In the Advanced Product Design Top Sportsman final round, Lobner of Gardner, Kan., ran 7.442 seconds, 180.52 mph to send J.J. Heber, Centennial, Colo., packing home.
Rodney Frazier, Sand Springs, Okla., gave up the starting line advantage to Matt Driskell, Wellsville, Kan., but was able to drive around him for the Fineline Graphics & Madcap Racing Top Dragster final round win. Frazier ran 6.517 seconds, 207.40 mph.
The other drivers visiting the winner's circle were Jeff Taylor in Stock, Kimbra Fuesting in Super Comp, Jackson Collier in Super Gas, Tom Phillips in Super Street, and Phillip Snare in Sportsman Motorcycle.
The following are Friday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, West Central Division event at Heartland Park Topeka:
Troy Galbraith, Indianapolis, Ind., Spitzer, B/DA, 6.752, 183.67 def. Chad Voges, St. Peters, Mo., '32 Bantam, K/AA, 7.601, 169.98.
Wyatt Wagner, Baschor, Kan., '68 Camaro, SS/HA, 9.995, 129.97 def. Brett Speer, Pierz, Minn., '87 Cheverolet, GT/JA, 9.977, 131.55.
Jeff Taylor, Sellersburg, Ind., '15 Camaro, FS/D, 9.717, 132.76 def. Slate Cummings, Hammond, La., '00 Corvette, B/SA, 10.275, 127.75.
Kimbra Fuesting, Waukegan, Ill., '17 Mcilvain Race, 8.889, 176.97 def. Mitch Mustard, Arvada, Colo., '16 Miller, broke.
Jackson Collier, Benton, La., '08 Camaro, 9.898, 170.64 def. Dennis Hay, Golden, Colo., '85 Corvette, 9.877, 169.59.
Tom Phillips, Dallas, Texas, '68 Camaro, 10.891, 136.10 def. Brad Frederick, Bassett, Neb., '62 Falcon, 10.866, 152.99.
J.R. Lobner, Gardner, Kan., '96 Cutlass, 7.442, 180.52 def. J.J. Heber, Centennial, Colo., '06 Ford, 6.704, 205.69.
Rodney Frazier, Sand Springs, Okla., '15 Miller, 6.517, 207.40 def. Matt Driskell, Wellsville, Kan., '14 Mullis, 6.274, 187.94.
Phillip Snare, Wichita, Kan., '96 Suzuki, 8.290, 147.81 def. Curtis Spracklin, Omaha, Neb., '05 Athanis, 8.878, 140.77.