Joshua Hernandez and Johnny Pilcher not only won event titles last
weekend at the Flowmaster American Drag Racing League's Camp
Motorsports Georgia Drags, they also emerged as the big winners in the
ADRL's AlphaTrade Battle for the Belts points competition.
his win Saturday afternoon at the rain-delayed ADRL World Finals (which
were completed at the Georgia Drags), Hernandez moved from third place
to first in the Battle for the Belts Pro Extreme standings. Later that
night, Pilcher claimed his second career ADRL title with a win over
Rickie Smith in the Georgia Drags Pro Nitrous final to jump from fourth
to first in the class' standings.
In Extreme 10.5, Rodney Rosenstiel reached the Georgia Drags semifinals and maintained his lead in the points chase.
2007 AlphaTrade Battle for the Belts eliminators, scheduled for Friday,
Oct. 12 in Kennedale, Texas, will determine the ADRL's season
champions. The top eight points-earners in each of the ADRL's
professional classes at the completion of the ADRL Eastern Race Fuels
DRAGSTOCK IV event (Sept. 14-15) automatically qualify for the
championship eliminators. For a complete breakdown of how drivers earn
points in ADRL competition, visit http://www.adrl.us/rules.html.
is a look at the AlphaTrade Battle for the Belts competitions through
three of eight events on the 2007 points-scoring calendar.