Results From Aug 30-31, 2019
Presented by Ben's Automotive of Santa Fe
Qualifying after 2 runs
1. Arthur Cordova 4.577 @ 154 mph
2. Mike Garcia 4.934 @ 144 mph
3. James Mosher 5.021 @ 141 mph
4. Mike Labbate 5.133 @ 123 mph
5. Robert Malone 5.757 @ 119 mph
6. Gordy King 5.762 @ 84 mph
7. Ken Person 5.899 @ 117 mph
8. Lawrence Sena 6.192 @ 89 mph
New Format. Drivers are paired with a random chip draw
Cordova, King and Sena are all no shows for eliminations. with 5 cars remaining someone will get a 1st round bye run
Mike Labbate 4.56 @ 162 mph def James Mosher NO TIME mph
Labbate has a great light and runs low ET of the event so far. Looks like he is back to his normal ways. Mosher has problems. It appears the car will not accelerate under power. Maybe a transmission problem
Mike Garcia 5.00 @ 142 mph def Robert Malone 5.17 @ 141 mph
This race is closer than it appears on paper. Garcia was late on the light and only gets by Malone by .04 seconds. This is the 3 time this year that these two have been randomly paired.
Ken Person 5.90 @ 108 mph def BYE run
Ken Person gets a lucky draw in the first round with a bye run.
Mike Garcia 4.86 @ 145 mph def Ken Person 5.91 @ 103 mph
Garcia make a nice clean run on his route to his first RODS final. Person goes down the track again but is no match for Garcia
Mike Labbate 4.77 @ 122 mph def BYE RUN
Labbate slows a little from the previous run. Looks like they were trying a new tune up. He gets lane choice in his 2nd final of the year.
Mike Labbate 4.50 @ 163 mph def Mike Garcia 4.85 @ 145 mph
Labbate sets up and runs low ET of the event in the final. He gets Garcia on the light as well in ET. Labbate makes a big move in the points with Cordova having engine problems and can't make eliminations, but Garcia looks like he could be the spoiler in the final race. Garcia is only 55 points back. Who will be crown champion?