MUSI, LEGGETT, RAY HEADLINE PDRA GALOT CHAMPIONS
Records were broken and championships were decided as the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) crowned the Drag Wars event champions at GALOT Motorsports Park Saturday night. Lizzy Musi set the elapsed-time and speed national records on her way to the Switzer Dynamics Pro Nitrous presented by MoTeC win, while Cary Goforth secured the Extreme Pro Stock world championship along with his victory.
Also victorious in the professional classes were North Carolinians Terry Leggett in Pro Extreme and Brad McCoy in Drag 965 Pro Extreme Motorcycle. Dillon Voss earned his second consecutive event win in East Coast Auto Transport Extreme Outlaw 632.
In the PDRA’s sportsman categories, Aaron Glaser drove his ’68 Camaro to the win in MagnaFuel Top Sportsman Elite, while Kris Gilbert won in MagnaFuel Top Sportsman Quick 32. Dennis Rinehardt claimed the Lucas Oil Top Dragster victory. In Campers Inn RV Pro Junior Dragster, Zach Pennington ran 7.92 on a 7.90 dial-in to defeat Amber Franklin, who secured the Pro Junior Dragster world championship earlier in the day. Arellyn Garner-Jones used a .003-second reaction time and perfect 7.92 to earn the MegaCorp Top Junior Dragster win over Wallace Wilson.
The 2017 PDRA Tour will conclude at the 3rd annual Brian Olson Memorial PDRA World Finals, Oct. 19-21, at Virginia Motorsports Park in Petersburg, Virginia.