Results for Memorial Day 2012

 

Qualifying results after 2 rounds of qualifying on Friday night.

Sharp Shooters:

#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

Gunslingers :

#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.

 

2012 RESULTS

 

Results for July 6-7, 2012

 

 

After 3 Rounds of Qualifying:

 

Sharp Shooters

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

 

Gunslingers

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

 

2nd 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

 

Sharp Shooters

  • Jim Costa 6.901@206.10

  • Robert Costa  7.176@184.49

  • Art Cordova  7.264@186.46

  • Screwie Louie 7.408@174.75

 

 

Gunslingers

  • Doyle Story  7.624@179.78

  • Ray Trujillo  7.681@167.71

  • Gordy King  7.891@173.10

  • Joe Smithberger  7.985@165.19

  • Brian Hinkley  8.005@171.75

  • Mike Chambers  8.018@173.10

  • Angelo Sanchez  8.169@166.73

  • Jacob Villegas  8.329@176.84

  • Larry Stepp 8.958@151.00

  • Mike Sherbring  10.060@156.54

 

Sharp Shooters Eliminations:

 

Semi Finals

Robert Costa 7.083@187.02 def Art Cordova 7.359@178.27

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 7.118@194.25 def Screwie Louie 9.363@103.24

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.

 

Finals

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 7.772@176.24 def Larry Stepp 8.920@150.52

Story makes another effortless 7.70 pass.  He was first off the line and never looked back.

 

Brian Hinkley 7.986@172.08 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 7.791@183.48 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 7.932@171.54 def Mike Chambers 8.166@170.52

Very close off the line, King never looks back and now it both pairs in the semis will be a blower vs nitrous.

 

Semis

Doyle Story 7.687@177.52 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 7.887@176.37 def Gordy King 8.436@162.00

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

 

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

 

Sharp Shooters

Jim Costa 6.850 @ 204.95

Art Cordova 6.970 @ 197.29

Screwie Louie 7.136 @ 194.72

Charlotte Schmidt 7.801 @ 184.24

 

 

Gunslingers

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

 

 

Eliminations:Sharp Shooters:

 

1st round:

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. 

 

FINAL Round:

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.

 

 

Eliminations Gunslingers:

1st Round

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

 

2nd Round:

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

 

FINAL Round:

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.