When the Midwest Class Racers involves Brainerd International Raceway each season, it usually attracts a crowd. And remaining weekend turned into no one-of-a-kind.
Saturday’s race became a six-round Battle Royal for the Stock/Super Stock magnificence, with Gene Mosbeck and Jared Hutar surviving the elimination rounds and incomes a spot within the finals. Mosbeck was twice as quick off the starting line, and Hutar couldn’t recover. Mosbeck took home $2,000 for his win, with a time of 10.347 seconds at 116.23 mph. Hunter had a $1,000 payday for his runner-up finish.
About 300 drag racers confirmed up for the fourth Bracket Drag Racing Series weekend. And like two of the primary three, Mother Nature saved the automobiles of the music with inclement climate for at the least a part of the weekend.
Saturday presented a few splendid racing within the 10 different lessons as well. The Pro ET elegance finals became an own family affair, while Uncle Mike Casteel faced off against his nephew, Cole Casteel.
Mike Casteel has been one of the hottest Pro ET racers this yr. He won the first race of the season and has been scuffling with Bob Ingman on the top of the factor standings. But by means of the give up of Saturday, Casteel had taken over first-place honors in the standings along with his win over the younger Casteel.
With ninety-eight racers within the Pro ET elegance Saturday, the Casteels survived six rounds of eliminations to meet for a showdown in the finals. With nearly same reaction times on the beginning line, the pair crossed the end line with simplest eleven/100ths of a second setting apart them. Uncle Mike headed to the Winner’s Circle.
The Super Pro magnificence featured 95 motors Saturday but no person may want to beat Kyle Loeffelholz in his dragster. Rodney Thompson coated up in opposition to Loeffelholz in the finals but Loeffelholz had a great response time on the starting line and ran a near-best race. Thompson becomes suitable but he couldn’t trap Loeffelholz, who published a winning time of 7.553 seconds at a hundred seventy-five.30 mph. Thompson’s runner-up completed moved him into the first location inside the standings.
Loeffelholz wasn’t performed, though. He additionally raced in the Quick sixteen magnificence, winning three rounds to boost to the finals, in which he suffered his most effective race of the day. He fouled at the starting line within the finals, handing Bryce Miller the clean win.
The Sportsman elegance featured 28 racers, of whom had been Luke Schneider and Bob Gillespie. The duo received their manner to the finals, Schneider in a 1967 Nova and Gillespie in a 1970 Dodge Charger. Schneider becomes a hair faster off the beginning line and held off Gillespie at the finish line with a prevailing time of 12.040 seconds and 111.21 mph.
The subsequent Bracket Drag Racing Series weekend is July 19-21. The Saturday race is particularly full-size – it’s the once a year King of the Track race, wherein the top drag racers in every magnificence go head to head to determine the exceptional of the nice. It’s also a Melling Performance Race Weekend, in which racers within the Super Pro/Pro ET Shootout will every earn a prize package from Melling Performance Parts.