The March Meet Coverage From Bakersfield - Dragzine
Results, Appearances and National Exposure March Meet · California Hot Rod Reunion - 2 pages. Saturday Night Nitro Mastercam Shootout. Bakersfield March Meet Final Results no stranger to the Auto Club Famoso Raceway winner's circle, became a three-time March Meet winner as a result NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series, Series Championships. Hix was no stranger to success at the March Meet. This was the second year in a row he claimed the Fuel Altered title. This weekend, Hix.
A good problem for Auto Club Raceway Famosa was a minute delay in racing action when sportsman cars couldn't make the call to the lanes.
Too much traffic with incoming race fans. They fixed the damage, rewelded the unit and sent Garten back to Bakersfield.
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They returned at It shook hard enough to finish it off. The concern was not due to he's being unqualified, but instead the health of the repaired part. It was fine once I hit the throttle.
It might have a 5. His prediction of an. This disqualification stung more than most: During tomorrow's second round of eliminations, the trio will be spectators. John Hale, the quickest driver in Thursday's testing, struggled with his combination all weekend -- making the field in a last ditch 5.
His frustrations continued into eliminations as he shook early against Richard Townsend. Jeff Arend was also a first-round casualty. Arend, making his front-engine Top Fuel debut, qualified No. He received a rude awakening in the first round as he lost to Rick Williamson, who blasted out of the gate with a.
The toughest break belonged to Cruz Pedregon, who was unable to get the beautiful California Charger to the finish line under power in qualifying. Adding insult to injury, the two-time NHRA champion wounded his engine in the final qualifying session.
Even though Jobe triumphed at that legendary drag race, he quit the sport soon after. Around that same time as Jobe hanging it up, Mike Sorokin was killed in a top-end clutch explosion at Orange County International Raceway. Bartone shrugged off any notions he might make a run at the Heritage Series Top Fuel record.
He managed only a 6. This year Fry was unable to snag a spot on the Funny Car field, missing the field with a 6.
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Schutz advanced to the second round of eliminations with a 5. Densham turned in an ET of 5. Horan finally left the line with a reaction time of.
The finals in this class was deja vu all over again. Hix is shown below. Below is Jeremy Sullivan in an early elimination round.
Kin Bates the No. When he met No. Waters ran an ET of 6.Famoso March Meet Track Spotlight
Waters, shown below, took the win. Kin Bates is shown below in an early round of A fuel. Due to the differences in Jr. Fuel cars, this class runs on a dial-in of 6. Parks took the win with a reaction time of. Enriquez left the line slower with a reaction time of. Near half-track Anderson headed toward the center line but pulled it out and crossed the finish line first with an ET of 6. Reinero finished with an ET of 6. Below are the three AA Supercharged cars running this week-end.
This is a 7.
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Barta and Morosan had nearly the same reaction times, Barta. This is an 8. Workman with a reaction time of. Dragster Jeff took the win with an ET of 8. Jeff Crider is shown below. This is a 9. DeStaute had a reaction time of. Turley tripped the red light at the start. This was a close race with Morovich inching out the win after leaving the line with a reaction time of. Morovich had an ET of 7. This was a 32 car field running on an 8. The end result was a double break-out.
Tourek broke-out less with an ET of 8. Tourek and Boyles at the line in the B Gas final. A 51 car field ran eliminations rounds in this 9. Also like A Gas this was a close race. While Shears had a reaction time of. Hoover, below, took the win with an ET of 9. Good thing the electronics told us who won this race or it would have been a photo finish. This class had a 46 car field and ran on a Wood left the line first with a reaction time of. Ficher was not far behind with a reaction time of.
Woods won the race with an ET of A dial-in class with a car field, 6 rounds of elimination and the finals. In the finals No.
Wagner in a Maverick on a Wagner had a reaction time of. Wagner ran an ET of Wagner went across the finish line first to take the win. Joshua Wagner and his Hot Rod Maverick is shown below.
There were two rear-engine Top Fuel cars running this week-end one of which is campaigned by the same crew that runs Fighting Irish the Funny Car.
A lot of wheels up. Purple Reign not only does great wheel stands but has some dandy mascots.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday the Grove was full of hot rods. March Meet truly has something for everyone. Where else can you watch 4 days of racing, with 15 classes and cars running elimination rounds, with winning speeds ranging from mph to mph, capped off by fire spewing 2 jet cars. More photos and an article on March Meet tomorrow night.