NSDN Daily Race Coverage - Avenal Oct '17
The 2017 Avenal Sand Drags Fall Nationals got off to a fast start with some incredible 300' sand drag racing in Avenal, CA. Jim Hammond earned the #1 Qualifying spot in Top Alcohol so far with a strong 2.50 ET in his “April’s Dream” Dragster. Paul Taylor led the pack in early Top Eliminator qualifying recording a 2.968 ET on the 2.95 Class Index. Chris Adamson topped a huge Pro Gambler field in his “Bounty Hunter” Jeep defeating Kenny Hayes in the final round. The highly anticipated return of the 3.95 Index class did not disappoint as Kevin Williams turned on the final win light over Washington’s Chris Wells. Action continues on Saturday with Final Heads-Up Qualifying as well as the highly popular Saturday Pro Gambler & Sportsman categories.
SCSDA Hammer Down Nats '17 Race RecapThe 2017 SCSDA Hammer Down Nationals was once again a huge success at the Soboba Casino in San Jacinto, CA. Sunny skies and warm temps during the day with nice cool evening air made for some incredible racing action across all three days. The Saturday Night Thunder show once put on a phenomenal show with Heads-Up Qualifying under the lights in front of a huge Southern California crowd. Big money was on the line for Sunday Race Day with added purse money on the line. Continue on to read about the Winners as well as check out our Event Photo Gallery.
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NSDN Daily Race Coverage - Soboba Sept '17
The 2017 SCSDA Hammer Down Nationals is complete after an incredible weekend of racing at the Soboba Casino in San Jacinto, CA. Dennis Rieck put his Hammer Down Dragster in the Winner’s Circle taking the Top Fuel title with a strong 2.29 ET in the final round over Matthew Ludlow. Jake Morton saved his best for last as he recorded a 2.55 to not only defeat Jim Hammond in the Top Alcohol final round, but also take the 2017 SCSDA class championship. Paul Graham was the story of Sunday as he had an incredible string of Top Eliminator passes, including a pair of perfect 2.950’s in the Semi-Final & Final Rounds that propelled him to the class victory. Robert Skidmore was another racer that saved his best for last as he threw down a 2.83 to defeat Hawaiian Lance Kaaina in the Fast Fours final round. Derek Balcunas did a great driving job to put the Larry Minor Motorsports Jeep on down the track to a 2.96 ET for the Pro Mod Unlimited victory over Dave Huffman. Big money was on the line in the Pro Bracket classes where Kenny Hayes (Pro 1), Jim Larr (Pro 2) and Joe Simeone (Pro 3) took home the $2000 top prize while Joey Weaver (Motorcycle Pro 1) and Randy Mings (Motorcycle Pro 2) took $1500 first place winnings. Junior classes were also hotly contested with Ryan Rodriguez (Juniors). Sunny Graham (Junior Dragster), Jax Gazzeny (Junior Dragster Mini’s) and Joshua Snowden (Peewees) taking top honors. Check back soon for Run Sheets, Recap Videos and Photos over the coming days from this event.
Avenal Sand Drags Fall Nationals Event InfoThe 2017 Avenal Sand Drags Fall Nationals is upcoming on October 20-22. This will be an action packed 3-Day Event. The event schedule is listed below, please take note that the 3.95 Index & Motorcycle Gambler classes have been added to Friday. Avenal Sand Drags has decided to sweeten the pot for this event. The listed payouts below are Guaranteed PLUS the normal Avenal Sand Drags payout. A huge thank you goes out to Avenal Sand Drags, Inc., #NeverGiveUp, Ross Racing and Hammer Down Racing for making this possible for the racers. Full event info is listed below.
Race Weekend Schedule (PDF)
Racer Registration Form (PDF)
Event Flyer (Hi-Res JPG)
2017 Avenal Sand Drags Fall Nationals Guaranteed Payouts
Top Eliminator - $1000
Pro 1 - $1000
Pro 2 - $1500
Pro 3 - $1500
3.95 Index - $1000
Motorcycle Pro 1 - $500 (Must be 10 or More Entries)
Motorcycle Pro 2 - $500 (Must be 10 or More Entries)
*Guaranteed Payouts Listed Above PLUS the normal Avenal Sand Drags Payouts*