Saturday was a rain out. Racing was cancelled and we kept our fingers crossed for Sunday.
Sunday was better and after a racers meeting, it was decided that two full races would be run to make up for the Saturday rain out. It was going to be a busy day.
In round 1, Ryan Johnston red lit giving the win to Kevin McNabb who had a .051 light and ran a 9.17 on a 8.98 dial in. Jerry Horne took out Bill Clifford with a .065 light and a 8.56 run on a 8.39 dial in. John Annecer took out Roger Winter with a .063 light and a 12.36 run on a 12.34 dial in. Len Kemp red lit giving the win to Wilf Friesen. Mark Boutilier took out Silvia Hoogstins with a .049 light and a 12.56 run on a 12.50 dial in. Randy Hermsen took out Al Morin with a .019 light and a 13.41 run on a 13.35 dial in. Larry Rhodenizer took out Jerry Byfield with a .054 light and a 9.51 run on a 9.49 dial in.
In round 2, Mark Boutilier red lit giving the win to John Annecer. Larry Rhodenizer red lit giving the win to Wilf Friesen. Jerry Horne took out Kevin McNabb with a .057 light and a 8.43 run on a 8.44 dial in. Kevin also ran too fast with a 8.95 run on a 8.98 dial in. Randy Hermsen got the bye into round 3.
In round 3, Wilf Friesen took out John Annecer with a .008 light and a 10.24 run on a 9.90 dial in. Jerry Horne took out Randy Hermsen with a .071 light and a 8.37 run on a 8.40 dial in. Randy also ran too fast with a 13.35 run on a 13.38 dial in.
In the finals, Jerry Horne took out Wilf Friesen with a .030 light and a 8.51 run on a 8.37 dial in. Congratulations Jerry!
The first race was sponsored by the Langley Loafers. Don’t forget, the Langley Loafers Old Time Drags happening on July 30-31 at Mission Raceway Park. Check out their website at www.langleyloafers.com
In round 1, Bill Clifford and Randy Hermsen were both too quick with the win going to Bill Clifford who had a .034 light and ran a 8.99 on a 9.03 dial in. Wilf Friesen red lit giving the win to Jerry Horne. Richard Bourcier red lit giving the win to Mark Boutilier. Jerry Byfield red lit giving the win to Roger Winter. Larry Rhodenizer took out Len Kemp with a .091 light and a 9.52 run on a 9.50 dial in. Ryan Johnston took out Al Morin with a .008 light and a 8.60 run on a 8.37 dial in. Silvia Hoogstins took out Kevin McNabb with a .031 light and a 12.96 run on a 12.91 dial in.
In round 2, Roger Winter took out Bill Clifford with a .129 light and a 12.59 run on a 12.55 dial in. Jerry Horne took out Silvia Hoogstins with a .087 light and a 8.39 run on a 8.38 dial in. Ryan Johnston had a bye into round 3. Mark Boutilier had issues with his car giving the single to Larry Rhodenizer.
Round 3, Roger Winter red lit giving the win to Ryan Johnston. Jerry Horne took out Larry Rhodenizer with a .080 light and an 8.36 run on an 8.36 dial in.
In the finals, Jerry Horne took out Ryan Johnston with a .105 light and a 8.43 run on a 8.34 dial in. Congratulations Jerry. Jerry doubled up on the wins this weekend.
The second race was sponsored by Northwest Propane, www.nwpropane.net.
The next race for the Hot Rod Racers is another double-header on July 2nd and 3rd. This is also the Door Warz weekend so there will be plenty of racing at Mission Raceway Park.
Hope to see everyone for another great weekend of racing. Be safe.