Farrell Fabricates All-Star Win

By Ernie Raschke, 6/26/2016MIke Farrell

On a nice warm summer afternoon All Star race #3 was held at Lebanon Valley Dragway on Sunday June 26th. Sixty dedicated class racers showed up for the event.

Quarterfinal action began with Paul Sutherland’s SS/LA 66 Nova wagon defeating Pat Aubin’s 86 Camaro GT/GA 11.04 (11.06) to a 10.44 (10.46) in a double breakout affair. Another double breakout benefitted Mike Farrell’s 72 G/SA Cuda over Ed Bednaz and his 69 Nova B/S 11.17(11.19) to a 10.37(10.40). In a third consecutive double breakout, Angelo DiTacco’s 9.79(9.82) from his SS/HA Firebird prevailed over Ken Robinson’s 10.87 (10.91) in his D/SA 67 Camaro. The K/SA 89 Firebird of Gene Monahan defeated a troubled Paul Ricci and his 94 SS/AM Dodge Avenger.

Semifinal action began with Mike Farrell defeating Paul Sutherland 11.31 to 11.04. An all firebird battle saw Gene Monahan’s 11.79 (11.80) get by Angelo DiTacco’s 9.77(9.80) in yet another breakout race.

The final saw Mike Farrell emerge victorious over Gene Monahan 11.22(11.17) to 11.78(11.79) breakout. ASRA will be at Epping July 9th and 10th

Broadbent Brings Home All-Star Win

By EBob Broadbentrnie Raschke, 6/25/2016

On a beautiful, warm, and sunny day, Race #2 of the 2016 season was held at Lebanon valley, the first of a double event weekend. Fifty seven dedicated racers showed up to do battle. Quarterfinal action began with Tom Boucher’s 9.63 (9.62 Dail) from his GT/CA ’97 Firebird defeating Tony Fillipone’s red lighting 10.08 (10.05) from his SS/H ’66 Nova. Bob Vogel’s 12.09 (12.08) effort from his M/SA ’87 Mustang held off Pat Aubin’s vain 10.43 (10.41 Dial) in his GT/GA ’86 Camaro. Bob Moran’s 10.44 (10.41) from is B/SA ’69 Camaro caught Lenny Williams’ 11.17 (11.15) in his ’71 Buick GS 455 F/SA entry. Bob Broadbent’s 10.20 (10.18) from his A/S ’69 Camaro defeated Marc LaBrecque’s 10.19 (10.20) breakout in his GT/TC S-10 pickup.

Semifinal action began with Moran’s 10.76 dispatching Bob Vogel’s 12.07 (12.08) breakout while Bob Broadbent used a dial matching 10.19 to get by Tom Boucher’s 9.619 (9.62) breakout. Unfortunately mechanical woes for Bob Moran prevented the all ’69 Camaro big block final which Broadbent won by default.

Marc LaTrucque

LaBrecque Hauls to All Star Lid Lifter Win

By Ernie Raschke, 5/22/2016

With cloudy skies and a few dark clouds that made it look like rain was imminent, All Star race #1 of the 2016 season was held May 22nd to make up the May 7th rain plagued event.

Thirty two drivers showed up to do battle. Quarterfinal action saw Gregg Sutherland’s 10.19(10.15 dial) from his 66 Chevy II SS/GA getting by Woody Pagano’s 10.44(10.40dial) from his B/SA 70 Nova. Marc LaBrecque’s GT/TC 2002 S-10 used a 10.23 on a 10.19 dial to get by Dave Casey’s breakout 10.21 on a 10.23 dial in his A/S 69 Corvette.

In a battle of Camaro’s Brad Rose used a 11.31 (11.30) from his 67 F/SA forcing Tim Boudeau to breakout in his 69 B/SA 10.26 (10.27). Bob Broadbent’s 10.25 (10.24) from his A/S 69 Camaro was too much for Matt Ticony’s dial matching 11.18 from his 67 Cuda. Semi-Finals saw Marc LaBrecque’s dead-on 10.23 dispatching Broadbent’s game 10.25(10.23) from the 396/375 Camaro. Gregg Sutherland defeated a red lighting Brad Rose 10.21 to 11.26.

LaBrecque would prevail in a double breakout final for his first regular win. 10.20 (10.21) to a 10.17(10.20) for Sutherland.

The next ASRA race is a double header June 25th and 26th at Lebanon Valley.



 

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