Scribani Brothers Battle it out in Pro Final

Mother nature struck again at Skyview Drags on Saturday June 13, 2015 leaving the track and much of the area without power until Noon. Once power was restored, the track officials gave the okay for the Junior Dragsters to head down to the staging lanes to start off a full day of racing.

 Junior Dragster

Hunter Denmark of Ovid NY took home the trophy in Junior Dragster competition after defeating Lewis Ink of Barton NY in the final round. Denmark dialed 8.02, Ink dialed 10.19, had identical .624 reaction times, but Ink broke out running a too fast 10.175 at 62.24 mph on his dial. Denmark ran a 8.048 at 77.48 mph. In the semi finals, Ink moved on after defeating points leader Hannah Garinger of Exeter Pa. Garinger dialed 7.94, was .639 on the tree, running 7.992 at 80.20 mph. Ink with the better .543 light, ran 10.254 at 61.73 mph on his 10.19 dial. Rookie driver AJ Denmark of Ovid NY had a tough draw against his sister Hunter Denmark. AJ dialed 16.15 ran 16.222 at 39.47 mph after a red light start to Hunter. Hunter went .681 on the tree, running 8.019 at 81.67 mph on her 7.98 dial.

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Garinger Takes Home 2nd Season Win in Juniors!

Unfortunately, Mother Nature did not cooperate with Skyview Drags best efforts to hold a Test & Tune and Gamblers Race on Friday June 5, 2015.  A storm cell came through leaving the track no choice but to cancel racing for the evening after sending a few pair down the track. 

With over 100 competitors entered Saturday June 6, 2015, Skyview marked the 3rd points race of the season completed in the books.  The results:

Junior Dragster

Hannah Garinger of Exeter Pa took home the first class win of the day in the Junior Program against rookie, Anthony Ferrigno.  Garinger at the line and going for her second win of the season, dialed 8.00 against Ferrgno's 13.85 ET.  Ferrigno went .429 red on the tree, automatically turning the win light on for Garinger who went .600 on the tree, and ran dead on her dial 8.0009 at 79.79 mph.  In the semi finals, veteran racer, Hunter Denmark of Ovid NY took home the semi final finish after being defeated by Ferrigno.  Denmark dialed 8.11, broke out running a 8.101 at 74.61 mph, .561 reaction time.  Ferrigno dialed 13.75, went .605 on the tree running 14.047 at 43.65 mph.  Garinger had the bye run to the final.

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Quick Updates

TRACK PHONE: 607-343-9325

RACE FUEL: Now being sold every Saturday at Shangri-La II by Tom Bellinger. If you need to reach Tom to make sure he has the racing fuel octane you need, contact him at 607-343-2567.

 

THUNDERSTORMS & POTENTIAL DOWNPOURS EXPECTED TODAY 4-6 PM!

Good Morning Racers & Fans: It's day's like these that give us ulcers. Weather for today shows a very good chance for rain from 4-6 PM. We usually start First Round at 4 PM. So now we have to make the difficult call. If we're right, we're heroes! If we guess wrong, it's "you made a terrible call!"

But make the call we must. We've decided to err on the side of caution and rather than call you all here, take your money, and then probably endure 3 hours of rain in the early evening, we've decided to CANCEL RACES FOR TODAY.

So don't load up folks, we are NOT racing today. We hope to see everyone next weekend for Friday night Test & Tune and Saturday & Sunday Points Racing. And please ask Mother Nature to be kind to us!

 

2 Day Memorial Day Weekend Race Kicks Off the 2015 Skyview Drags Race Season!

The Memorial Day Weekend marked the official start to the 2015 race season at Skyview Drags with a successful 2 day race in honor of SSG William R. Wilson III.  A service, lead by Super Pro driver Kathy Kiekel, was held following the Junior program in honor of Wilson.  Drivers, spectators and former service men lined up to honor Wilson's life.  The Junior Dragster program kicked off the event on Saturday May 23, 2015 with the first season win going to Hannah Garinger of Exeter Pa.  Garinger, making her debut this season in her all new 7.90 dragster, turned the win light on against 2014 Junior Dragster Champion, Morgan Burgess.  Burgess, dialed 7.90, went .660 on the tree, running dead on her dial, 7.901 at 81.05 mph.  But Garinger in a whole shot win went .639 on the tree running an 8.004 at 80.10 mph on her 7.99 dial. 

Read more: 2 Day Memorial Day Weekend Race Kicks Off the 2015 Skyview Drags Race Season!

 

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