Repeat Season Wins for Teed, Scribani, Garcia & Bacon in the Regular 660 Points Competition!
Saturday September 7th, 2013 point’s competition started with the Junior Dragster class lined up in the staging lanes to kick off the day. Semi Final eliminations lined last year’s track champion, Randi Teed of Friendsville Pa against Junior driver Abby Hacker of Bainbridge NY. Teed dialed 7.93 went .592 on the tree, running a 7.952 ET on her dial. Hacker dialed 7.94, went .386 red on the tree, moving Teed into the Final round to take on Hannah Garinger of New Albany Pa. Garinger advanced into the Final after receiving the bye run in the Semis. In the Final round, Garinger left first dialed 12.88, running a 12.987 ET on her dial, .631 reaction time. Teed, dialed 7.95, had the better 6.08 reaction time, running a 7.966 ET on her dial.
In an all door car Super Pro Final, Matt Spisak of Herkimer NY took home the win over Scott Drake. Spisak left the line first dialed 6.57, going .529 on the tree, running a 6.599 ET on his dial. Drake gave chase but went .491 red on the tree, running a 5.884 ET on his 5.87 dial. In the Semi Finals Spisak lined up against Pete Curpier of Oneonta NY. Curpier dialed 4.90, went .523 on the tree running a 4.915 ET. Spisak, dialed 6.57, had the better .505 reaction time, running a 6.580 ET, moving him into the Final against Drake. Drake went on to the Final with a bye run in the Semi Final round.
Mike Scribani of Oneonta NY went to Victory Lane in the Pro class after defeating Anthony Zangari of Clay NY in the Final round. Both drivers were dialed 6.50 in a heads up final elimination round. Scribani had the better .525 reaction time, running dead on with a 6.507 ET. Zangari broke out running a 6.494 ET, with a .563 reaction time. In the Semi Final round, Zangari moved onto the final to face Scribani after receiving the bye run. Scribani defeated Bruce Rowan of Carbondale Pa. With only one hundredth of a second separating their dials, Scribani dialed in at a 6.50 and Rowan dialed in at a 6.51, Rowan left first and went .492 red on the tree running a 6.540 ET. Scribani went .514 green, running a 6.506 ET, putting him into the final against Zangari.
Brent Garcia of Cincinnatus NY took home his 4th Bike/Sled win of season after a red light start by Boyd McGarry of Horseheads NY. Garcia, dialed 6.85, left the line first, going .575 on the tree, running a 6.864 ET. McGarry, dialed 5.90, went .421 red against Garcia, running a 5.867 ET on his dial. Garcia earned his way into the final round after defeating Ken Dolatowski of Camillus NY in the Semis. Garcia dialed 6.85, went .592 on the tree running a 6.889 ET. Dolatowski went .595 on the tree, running a 6.558 ET on his 6.38 dial. McGarry went on to face Garcia in the final round with a bye run in the Semis.
In Street Money, Mike Dunkle of Millerton Pa went to Victory Lane in his first win of the 2013 season over Junior driver and new to the Street Money class, Haley Teed of Friendsville Pa. Dunkle chased down Teed with the better .538 reaction time, running a 9.745 ET on his 9.68 dial. Teed, dialed 9.84 went .662 on the tree running a 9.911 ET. In the Semi Finals, Dunkle defeated Dennis Achilles. Dunkle dialed 9.68, went .525 on the tree running a 9.717 ET. Achilles dialed 8.35, went .652 on the tree, running a 8.70 ET on his dial. Teed moved into the final round after defeating Howie Conklin of Grahamsville NY. Conklin dialed 8.37, went .651 on the tree, running a 8.407 ET. Teed had the better .514 reaction time, running a 9.877 ET on her 9.80 dial.
Kenneth Bacon of Elmira NY and Tim Wright of Apalachin NY faced off in the Final round of Street Trophy, with Bacon going to Victory Lane. Bacon, dialed 8.55, went .639 on the tree running a 8.593 ET for the win. Wright dialed 7.89, went .653 on the tree running a 7.934 ET. In the Semi Finals, Bacon defeated rookie driver, Matt Dunkle of Millerton Pa. Dunkle dialed 11.01, went .556 on the tree, running a 11.056 ET. Bacon turned the win light on after going a 8.586 ET on his 8.55 dial, .561 reaction time. Wright moved onto the final with a win over Dean DeWitt. DeWitt dialed 9.05, went .714 on the tree, running a 9.224 ET on his dial. Wright gave chase dialed at 7.89, going 8.052 ET on his dial, with a .619 reaction time.
By: Crystal Curpier