Chrysler Classic - Results
Written by Eric   
Friday, 17 July 2009 14:18
Final Results:



Greetings from the Chrysler Classic Hemi Shoot Out at US 131 Motorsports in Martin, MI.

Qualifying for Round 1 has just been completed with temps varying from about 68 to 72 degrees, depending on when the sun breaks through the clouds in the sky. The wind has come up just a bit, creating a headwind for the competitors.



Results for qualifying after one round are as follows: 

1) 3651 Charlie Westcott Jr.   RT: .0613     ET:  8.5698     MPH: 155.19

2) 403H Stephen Hebert     RT: -.0314    ET:   8.6392    MPH: 152.67

3) 3036 Charlie Westcott Sr.  RT: .0198     ET:   8.6939    MPH:  156.81

4) 1798 Bucky Hess             RT: .0055     ET:   8.7570    MPH:  151.04

5) 100H Tyler Hard              RT: .0001     ET:   8.7662    MPH:  152.09

6) 3426 Darrell Marvel           RT: .0750     ET:  8.8001     MPH:  150.08

7) 304 Jim Keyes                 RT: .0137     ET:  8.9074     MPH:  147.17

8) 2354 Bill Brooks               RT: .1794     ET:  9.1276     MPH:   151.55

9) 360 Geoff Turk               RT: .2294     ET:  9.6902       MPH:  147.10

10) 799J John Rains           RT: .4912     ET: 10.3802    MPH:  138.11

Best RT - Tyler Hard, Best ET - Wescott Jr., Best MPH - Wescott, Sr.

Bales and Kobylski made the first round pass at 11am, but did not come to the line for Q1.  Both are currently working on their cars.

Next up: Qualifying 2

Qualifying After 2nd Session 3:27pm EST:

1) 3651 Charlie Westcott Jr.        RT: .0613    ET: 8.5698    MPH: 155.19 

(Westcott Jr.'s Second Round Pass was a quick light, but a slow drive out the top end)

2) 3036 Charlie Westcott Sr.        RT: .1368    ET: 8.6349    MPH: 156.81

3) 403H Stephen Hebert           RT: -.0314   ET: 8.6392    MPH:  152.67

(Hebert - No second round pass)

4) 799J John Rains                  RT: .0600    ET: 8.6680    MPH: 152.58

5) 1798 Bucky Hess                  RT: .0055     ET: 8.7570   MPH: 151.04

6) 100H Tyler Hard                   RT: .0001     ET: 8.7662   MPH: 152.09

7) 3426 Darrell Marvel               RT: .0995     ET: 8.7985   MPH: 149.58

8) 304 Jim Keyes                     RT: .1408     ET: 8.8988   MPH: 147.63

9) 360 Geoff Turk                    RT: .0510     ET: 8.9220   MPH: 148.56

10) 2354 Bill Brooks                   RT: .1794     ET: 9.1276   MPH: 151.55 

(Brooks' Second Round Pass RT: .0600, but broke and was pushed back)

Elimination Round 1 Coming Up in About an Hour....

Hemi Shoot Out Cars have not been called to the line yet.  News from the paddock is that Marvel is on the trailer. Brooks is also questionable.

From the tower we can see everyone coming to the lanes.  Not too much longer now.

Elimination Round 1  5:45pm EST

L) 3651 Westcott Jr.   RT: .0971     ET: 8.5854    MPH: 154.67   WIN     

R) Tyler Hard             RT: -.0675    ET: 8.7980    MPH: 151.59   Red Light

 

L) Stephen Hebert     RT: .1667    ET: 8.6897   MPH: 152.59  WIN

R) Jim Keyes             Red Light

 

L) Bucky Hess           RT: -.0009    Launched and Broke   Technically Gets the WIN

Bill Brooks - DNS, Did Not Show - Competition Bye for Bucky

 

L) John Rains        RT: .0493    ET: 8.6631  MPH: 152.58  WIN

R) Geoff Turk         RT: .0502    ET: 9.1878  MPH: 147.16

 

L) Charlie Westcott Sr.  RT: .0563   ET: 8.7849  MPH: 156.81      

Darrell Marvel - DNS, Did Not Show. Competition Bye for Charlie Sr.

 

Round 2 Eliminations 7:45pm EST

L) John Rains   RT: .0628  ET: 8.6818  MPH: 152.06

R) Charles Westcott Sr.  RT: .0378  ET: 8.5714  MPH: 156.03 WIN

This was a beautiful run by both cars!!

 

L) Charlie Westcott Jr.  RT: .0491  Broke Transmission and did not complete run - WIN

Competition Bye

We are waiting to hear if he will be able to make repairs for the next round.

 

L) Stephen Hebert  RT:  -.0289   ET: 11.0283  MPH: 81.96  WIN

Competition Bye - Shuts this one down at the 1/8th mile.

News in from the paddock....Westcott Jr. is thrashing to get a new transmission in and Hebert has agreed to allow him the necessary time in order to settle this battle on the race track!  Stay Tuned!

In a great show of sportsmanship on Hebert's part, we now have the semi-finals in Hemi the Shoot Out.

Round 3 Eliminations - Semi-Finals  9:12pm EST

L) Charlie Westcott Jr.  RT: .0465  ET: 8.8035  MPH: 135.21  WIN

R) Stephen Hebert   RT: -.1579  ET: 8.5722  MPH: 153.65

 

L) Charlie Westcott Sr.  RT: 1.2086  ET: 11.3341  MPH: 55.41  WIN

 

Round 4 Eliminations - Final  9:34pm EST

L) Charlie Westcott Jr.  RT:  .0290  - Got loose, crossed center line and made contact with the rightside barrier.

Charlie is out of the car and is okay.

R) Charlie Westcott Sr.  RT: .1475  ET: 8.5107  MPH: N/A  WIN

 

A note of thanks to the US 131 Motorsports staff!  If you've never had the chance to race here - do.  The facility could not be nicer and the staff does a top notch job, including excellent response times from the wrecker! 

 

 

 
 

 

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