Results for Memorial Day 2012
Qualifying results after 2 rounds of qualifying on Friday night.
#1 Robert Costa ..... 4.77 @ 149 MPH
#2 Jim Costa ..... 5.07 @ 144 MPH
#3 Clint Satterfield .... 5.14 @ 105 MPH
#4 Art Cordova .... 6.29 @ 110 MPH
#1 Sammy Gonzales .... 5.22 @ 136 MPH
#2 Jacob Villegas .... 5.29 @ 138 MPH
#3 Mike Chambers .... 5.33 @ 123 MPH
#4 Doyle Story .... 5.60 @ 93 MPH
#5 Charlie Fagan .... 5.73 @ 122 MPH
#6 Screwie Louie .... 7.40 @ 82 MPH
#7 Charlotte Schmidt .... Broke
NO ELIMINATIONS as weather conditions did not permit.
Results for July 6-7, 2012
After 3 Rounds of Qualifying:
1. Robert Costa 6.867 @ 195 mph
2. Jim Costa 7.028 @ 197 mph
3. Monte Weaver 7.260 @ 186 mph
4. Art Cordova 7.740 @ 164 mph
1. Ray Trujillo 7.639 @ 176 mph
2. Doyle Story 7.801 @ 175 mph
3. Mike Sherbring 8.013 @ 177 mph
4. Mike Chambers 8.095 @ 158 mph
5. Jacob Villegas 8.102 @ 175 pmh
6. Gordy King 8.177 @ 164 mph
7. Charlotte Schmidt 8.352 @ 162 mph
8. Screwie Louie 8.470 @ 158 mph
9. Charlie Fagen 8.519 @ 141 mph
10. Sammy Gonzales NT
Sharp Shooters 1st Round:
Monte Weaver (7.546 @ 159.58 def Jim Costa 8.146
Very close on the reaction time. Both Drivers have trouble but Monte gets the win and off to the finals
Art Cordova 7.751 @169.20 mph def Robert Costa NT
In a strange burn out, Robert doesn't stop and motors down the track. Art gets the competition bye and it s an ALL 63 Corvette final Round
Sharp Shooters Final Art Cordova (7.467 @ 170 mph) def Monte Weaver (7.577 @ 169MPH )
Art gets the advantage off the starting line and wins the pedal fest. Both drivers in and out of the throttle. Congrats to Art on his 1st RODS victory
Gunslingers 1st Round Gordy King (8.004 @ 168) def Jacob Villegas (8.233 @170 MPH)
Gordy gets the advatage on the starting line and never looks back.
Mike Sherbring (8.275 @ 162) def Charlotte Schmidt (No Time)
Charlotte having traction problems and nearly misses the left wall. Sherbring on to the semis
Doyle Story (7.754 @ 176.) def Screwie Louie (10.089 @ 87 mph)
Doyle making his best run of the weekend is no make for louie who has troubles
Ray Trujillo (8.111@ 170) def Sammy Gonzales (NT)
Sammy breaking on the starting line gives the win to Ray. #1 qualifier is on to the next round
Doyle Story (7.765 @ 176) def Mike Sherbring (8.250 @ 168 MPH)
Doyle runs another 7.70 pass and is on tot he finals
Ray Trujillo (7.873 @ 173) def Gordy King ( 7.973 @ 168 MPH)
Gordy runs his first 7 of the weeknd but is no match for the blown car. 2 blowers in the finals
Doyle Story (7.771 @ 176) def Ray Trujillo ( 8.887 @ 112 MPH)
Very close off the line, but Ray breaks a wheelie bar dragging it down the track, then blows the burst panels. Doyle runs his 3rd 7.7 pass in a row for the win. Congrats to Doyle on his win.
Results for Labor Day Bash 2012
Jim Costa firstname.lastname@example.org
Robert Costa email@example.com
Art Cordova firstname.lastname@example.org
Screwie Louie email@example.com
Doyle Story firstname.lastname@example.org
Ray Trujillo email@example.com
Gordy King firstname.lastname@example.org
Joe Smithberger email@example.com
Brian Hinkley firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike Chambers email@example.com
Angelo Sanchez firstname.lastname@example.org
Jacob Villegas email@example.com
Larry Stepp firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike Sherbring email@example.com
Sharp Shooters Eliminations:
Robert Costa firstname.lastname@example.org def Art Cordova email@example.com
Both cars make clean passes. Cordova was first off the line but Costa makes in up in the first 60’ and never looks back for the win.
Jim Costa firstname.lastname@example.org def Screwie Louie email@example.com
Both cars have trouble and peddle, Costa get in under control first and takes the win. He will face his brother in the finals, the younger Costa brother gets lane choice over big brother.
Jim Costa 6.76@210 def Robert Costa NT
Big brother gets the win. A flawless pass and his quickest in Albuquerque and for the weekend. The younger shakes the tires early and shuts it off. Congrats to Jim on his win.
Gunslingers 1st Round
Doyle Story firstname.lastname@example.org def Larry Stepp email@example.com
Story makes another effortless 7.70 pass. He was first off the line and never looked back.
Brian Hinkley firstname.lastname@example.org def Joe Smitheberger BROKE
Hinkley makes his RODS debut this weekend and get a competition bye for his first elimination round. He will face Story in the semis.
Ray Trujillo email@example.com def Angelo Sanchez
Nova vs Nova. Blown vs Nitrous. Sanchez gets a big starting line advantage but it is not enough as the blower power passes him by 330’. Another blower on to the semis
Gordy King firstname.lastname@example.org def Mike Chambers email@example.com
Very close off the line, King never looks back and now it both pairs in the semis will be a blower vs nitrous.
Doyle Story firstname.lastname@example.org def Brian Hinkly NT
Brian leaves before the tree comes down. Story makes steps it up from the first round and heads to another final
Ray Trujillo email@example.com def Gordy King firstname.lastname@example.org
Ray first off the line and never looks back. On to another final. Gordy slows on the big end with a puff of smoke. Blower vs blower in the finals
Doyle Story 7.77 @ ? def Ray Trujillo ?
Ray has trouble on the starting line and Doyle makes another 7.70 pass. Congrats to Doyle on his 3 straight RODS win.
Results for Oct 20-21, 2012
Jim Costa 6.850 @ 204.95
Art Cordova 6.970 @ 197.29
Screwie Louie 7.136 @ 194.72
Charlotte Schmidt 7.801 @ 184.24
Doyle Story 7.609 @ 180.93
Sammy Gonzales 7.672 @ 172.37
Brian Hinkley 7.895 @ 173.82
Joe Smithberger 7.998 @ 171.59
Gordy King 8.088 @ 168.10
Mike Chambers 8.231 @ 172.32
Art Cordova 9.410 @ 129.31 def Screwie Louie 9.715 @ 104.39
Art gets off the line first but has serious trouble before the christmas tree. Louie gets out of the groove around 200 ft. Both Drivers are peddling all the way down the track and Art gets the win.
Jim Costa 6.801 @ 202.38 def Charlotte Schmidt (Broke)
Jim makes his best pass of the weekend going straight down the center of the lane. Charlotte was unable to start.
Jim Costa 6.788 @ 208.40 def Art Cordova 7.100 @ 195.81
Both drovers left close together but Jim saves his best ET and speed for the finals. Going straight down the lane for the 3rd consecutive pass.
Brian Hinkley 7.567 @ 179.92 def Joe Smithberger 7.865 @ 171.25
Brian gets the win during a rerun. The first time the tree malfunctioned the first time. Brian runs a career best and moves on the 2nd round
Gordy King 7.684 @ 176.68 def Sammy Gonzales 7.696 @ 170.53
Gordy running a career best as well gets off the line first and never looks back. He will meet Brian in the semis.
Doyle Story 7.609 @ 181.19 def Mike Chambers (Broke)
With this competition bye run Doyle is the unofficial 2012 RODS Points Champion. Another string of 7.6's for Doyle
Brian Hinkley 7.583 @ 179.77 def Gordy King 7.725 NO MPH
Gordy red lights but it wouldn't have mattered. Brian put another 7.5 on the board. Headed to the finals
Doyle Story 7.639 @ 181.27 def BYE
Doyle shows why he is the champion with another 7.6 pass. Headed to the finals to meet Brian
Brian Hinkley 7.511 @ 180.16 def Doyle Story 7.661 @ 179.11
Brian gives Doyle his own lose of the season. Brian runs a career best to finish off the season.