2011 RESULTS

 

Results for May 28th and 29th, 2011

 

Due to high winds on Sunday, Eliminations were canceled.  Only 2 rounds of qualifying were held. Also the qualifying sheets blew away so only ET was recorded

1.  Robert Costa  7.060

2.  Robert Howard 7.604

3.  Art Cordova  7.646

4.  Kelly Harvey  7.648

5.  Ray Trujillo  7.72

6.  Rafael De La Rosa 7.87

7.  Screwie Louie  7.92

8.  Sammy Gonzales 8.24

9. Gordy King  8.67

10. Mike Grady  8.74

11.  Jacob Villegas 9.22

12.  Ken Person 10.80

 

Results for July 2-3, 2011

 

 

After 2 Rounds of Qualifying:

 

1.  Robert Costa 7.113 @ 193.69

2.  Art Cordova  7.187 @ 190.28

3.  Kelly Harvey 7.508 @ 185.21

4.  Ray Trujillo 7.632 @ 179.91

5.  Robert Howard 7.721 @ 178.62

6.  Cecil Hankins 7.846 @ 172.07

7.  Rafael De La Rosa 7.943 @167.44

8.  Sammy Gonzales 7.979 @172.78

9.  Gordy King 8.214 @169.56

10. Doyle Story 8.279 @165.02

11.  Mike Chambers 8.585 @165.64

12.  Charlotte Schmidt 10.010 @ 98.26

 

1st Round:

Ray Trujillo (7.797 @ 177.25) def Robert Howard (10.750 @ 85.85 MPH)
Ray get the advantage on the starting line and never looks back taking an easy win.  Howard forgets to arm the Nitrous system and is dead int he water

 

Kelly Harvey (7.590 @ 175.99) def Cecil Hankins (7.861 @171.76 MPH)
The normally aspirated gets a huge advantage .017 vs .123 but can't hold off the blower of Harvey.

 

Art Cordova (7.649 @186.33) def Rafael De La Rosa (7.823 @ 168.54 MPH)
Old Corvette vs New Corvette:  De La Rosa runs his best time of the weekend but its not enough to out run the Ben's Automotive Corvette.

 

Sammy Gonzales (8.013 @ 167.84) def Robert Costa (No Time)
The Number 8 qualifier gets the best of the #1.  Sammy making a straight pass down the track while Costa has trouble, gets crossed up, crosses the center line and hits the wall.  Car is a little banged up but the driver is OK.

 

2nd Round:

Sammy Gonzales (7.981 @172.96) def Ray Trujillo (7.987 @ 133.45 MPH)
Ray has trouble at 1000 ft and the motor shuts off.  The #8 qualifier is in the finals

 

Kelly Harvey (7.476 @ 186.59) def Art Cordova (7.510 @182.45 MPH)
The Blown car from Colorado beats the Corvette in another upset as Art has to peddle it several times. Blown vs Nitrous in the FINALS.

 

FINAL Round:

Sammy Gonzales (8.416 @ 168.47 def Kelly Harvey (No Time)

Both cars have trouble on the starting line.  Sammy spins the tires but gets back in it.  Harvey breaks the throttle linkage and the motor goes quiet.  The #8 qualifier wins it all and the 2010 points champ is back in 1st place.

 

Gamblers Final Round:

Doyle Story 8.404 @165.12 def Charlotte Schmidt 15.059 @ 74.72 mph

Story gets the easy win as the blown car blows away the tires.

 

Results for Sept 4th and 5th, 2011

 

After 3 Rounds of Qualifying:

 

1. Robert Costa       6.833 @ 197.30 mph

2.  Dwayne James   7.240 @187.57

3.  Art Cordova    7.385 @ 191.30

4.  Mike Grady   7.394 @180.19

5.  Ray Trujillo  7.527 @171.99

6.  Robert Howard  7.693 @170.20

7.  Cecil Hankins  7.748 @ 176.27

8.  Rafael Dela Rosa 7.785 @ 171.06

9.  Charlotte Schmidt  7.870 @ 161.91

10.  Sammy Gonzales  7.976 @ 167.76

11.  Doyle Story  8.239 @ 162.74

12.  Mike Chambers 8.308 @ 165.49

13.  Jacob Villegas  8.400 @ 173.38

14.  Gordy King  8.925 @ 148.86

15.  Kelly Harvey 9.288 @ 94.78

16.  Clint Satterfield NT

17.  Jim Costa NT

 

1st Round:Some of the info is missing and will be added when avaialble.

Sammy Gonzlaes (7.82 @ 172 MPH) def Ray Trujillo (  @   MPH)
Ray losing traction on the starting line, Sammy runs his best time ever by a bunch for the win.  Good job to that team.

 

Art Cordova (7.79 @ 184) def Robert Howard (7.85 @  MPH)
Howard gets a big starting line advantage but Art comes around him at the finish line to take the victory by .003 of a second.

 

Cecil Hankins (7.70  @ 179) def Dwayne James (BROKE @  )
The pro charger car breaks the flexplate bolts on the burnout.  Cecil doesn't take it easy, he runs his best time ever.  Great run for the normally aspirated motor.

 

Robert Costa(8.10 @ 132) def Rafael Dela Rosa (          )
The number #1 qualifier gets lucky as he has to lift down track.  Dela Rosa did a 3 ft wheel stand on the line and was out of the race before it started.

 

2nd Round:

Art Cordova (7.46 @190.40) def Cecil Hankins (  @   MPH)
The normally Aspirated motor motor is no match for the nitrous of the Ben's Corvette.  Art is off to the finals.

 

Robert Costa (6.93 @ 195.06) def Sammy Gonzales (  @  MPH)
Sammy gets a huge starting line advantage, but it is not enough to hold off the Willy's.  Looks like it is the Willy's vs Corvette in the finals

 

FINAL Round:

Robert Costa (6.93 @ 197) def Art Cordova (      )

Art has trouble on the starting line but Costa makes another 6.93 back to back to win the race.  Congrats to the Costa Racing Team.  

 

Gamblers Final Round:

Mike Chambers (8.03) def Doyle Story

The turbo car runs its best time ever.  Congrats to the Chambers crew

Results for October 15-16, 2011

 

After 3 Rounds of Qualifying:

 

1. Robert Costa       7.03 @ 196.91 mph

2.  Art Cordova   7.36 @195.83

3.  Kelly Harvey    7.48 @ 191.30

4.  Clint Satterfield   7.7.51 @162.12

5.  Rafael Dela Rosa  7.63 @174.66

6.  Mike Grady  7.68@174.88

7.  Sammy Gonzales  7.72@175.14

8.  Gordy King  7.83 @ 178.27

9.  Pam Wasner 7.86@ 176.73

10.  Mike Chambers  7.91 @ 160.37

11.  Charlotte Schmidt  7.94 @ 164.89

12.  Ray Trujillo  8.04 @ 162.74

13.  Shawn Jones  10.14 @ 104.17

 

 

1st Round:

Sammy Gonzlaes (7.699 @ 179.97 MPH) def Gordy King ( 7.868 @  NA MPH)
Gordy gets the advantage at the starting line but can't hold off the career best time for Sammy

 

Pam Wasner (7.757 @ 178) def Mike Grady (10.198 @ 144.91  MPH)
Big advantage for Grady but the nitrous does not come on for the Camaro.  Pam in the Studebaker takes the win

 

Rafael Dela Rosa (7.655  @ 174) def Mike Chambers (8.144 @ 175 MPH )
The Corvette from Mexico gets the starting line advantage and never looks backs.  Also runs a career best time in the process.  The Chambers still working out the bugs in the turbo car.

 

Clint Satterfield (7.775 @ 195) def Charlotte Schmidt (7.829 @171 MPH)
Charlotte runs a career best but can not out run the new Camaro of Satterfield.

 

Kelly Harvey (7.417 @ 188) def Ray Trujillo (No Time)
Harvey and his Willy's runs another career best in a competition bye as Trujillo broke during qualifying.

 

Art Cordova (7.20 @ 195.) def Shawn Jones (No Time)
Jones can not get the new Corvette started so Cordova marches on with a competition bye.

 

Robert Costa (7.01@ 169) def BYE
The #1 qualifier gets the bye run do to the ladder.  Runs low ET of the round. 

 

2nd Round:

Rafael Dela Rosa (7.69 @175) def Clint Satterfield (7.27  @ 203 MPH)
Satterfield stumbles on the starting line.  The Corvette of Dela Rosa is on to the Semi's

 

Kelly Harvey (7.472 @ 183) def Pam Wasner ( 7.868 @ 170 MPH)
Harvery wins the battle of the two Colorado cars.  Harvey off to his 2nd semi of the year

 

Robert Costa (6.94 @ 198) def Sammy Gonzales ( 7.70 @ 175 MPH)
Sammy gets the jump on the line but cant hold off the Willy's.

 

Art Cordova (7.13 @ 193)  def BYE
Cordova gets the bye for being the #2 qualifier.  He is off to the semi's after running a career best

 

FINAL Round:

Robert Costa (6.93 @ 197) def Art Cordova (      )

Art has trouble on the starting line but Costa makes another 6.93 back to back to win the race.  Congrats to the Costa Racing Team.

 

3rd Round:(Semis's)

Art Cordova (7.48 @182) def Kelly Harvey (8.74  @ 120 MPH)
Both cars have trouble but Cordova gets a better handle on it.  Cordova off to his 2nd consecutive final

 

Robert Costa (7.03 @ 200) def Rafael Dela Rosa ( 7.955 @ 159 MPH)
Almost identical off the starting line, the big 200 mph charge is too much for Dela Rosa.  Costa off to meet Cordova for the 2nd time in the finals

 

FIANL Round:

Robert Costa (7.01 @201) def Art Cordova (7.64  @ 144 MPH)
The way the Championship battle is supposed to be.  #1 and #2 in the points are in the final.  The winner is the champ.  Costa gets off the line first and never looks back.  Cordova has problems and has to click it off early.  Costa is the 2011 RODS Champion.