2012 September

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The Southern California Sand Drag Association’s (SCSDA) third event of 2012 “Remember September” went off with a memorable day of eliminations on Sunday. Dennis Rieck soloed for the Top Fuel win, but unfortunately had both rear tires come apart on that pass. Thankfully, Dennis is okay, and the damage is minimal to the Hammer Down Hemi. Jim Hammond continued his winning streak taking his second straight Top Alcohol class win over Gary Mink. Billy Morris also made it back-to-back victories as the 2 Dolla’ Bill Team took top honors in Top Eliminator over Todd Kinney. Aaron Mamer drove the Sidewinder to the Fast Fours victory over Brian Chapman’s Short Fuse Dragster. Geoff Gill piloted Larry Minor’s Jeep to the Pro Mod Unlimited title over Jimmy DePasse. Bracket winners on the day included Bob Cambridge (Pro 1), George Amos (Pro 2), Charlie Johnson (Pro 3), Dakoda Crockett (Motorcycle Pro 1), Mark Ratliff (Motorcycle Pro 2), and Christian Myers (Junior Dragster). *Run Sheets are now posted. (10-2-12)*

The Mid-America Sand Drag Series is setting up for a thrilling conclusion to the 2012 season after a great Race 3 at Thunder Valley Sand Drags' Show-Me Fall Nationals. The only points race that is pretty much settled is the Pro 1 Cars class, where John Acker has effectively clinched the series title. The Top 4 in both the Top Eliminator & Pro ATV classes are within a few mere points setting up the stage for a showdown at the Season Finale. Atoka Motorsports Park in Atoka, OK will be the location for this Season Finale on October 12-13. For more information, go to www.AtokaSandDrags.com. Click on the link below for the full listing of the current series standings.

Current 2012 Mid-America Sand Drag Series Point Standings (After Race 3 of 4)

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Thunder Valley Sand Drags put on a great show Saturday night as the Show-Me Fall Nationals came to a conclusion. The hotly contested Top Eliminator class saw Texas racer Courtney Stidham walk away as the winner after he ran an impressive string of high 2.9 passes on race day. In the Pro 1 Cars class, John Acker continued towards a clean sweep of the Mid-America Sand Drag Series season as he took his third straight win. Mollie Eades did a great job in the Pro 1 ATV class as she defeated Darren Dockins in the final round to take the big win. Other winners on the day included Terry Hatfield (Pro 2 Cars), Josh Mansfield (Pro 2 ATV), Brad Buxton (Sport Comp), Joey Tate (Sport ATV), Mikel Eades (Juniors), and Luke Buxton (Peewees).

SCSDA 2012 Race 3 - September 28-30, 2012

Update: Be sure to check out the Saturday night Pit Party at the Hammer Down Racing pit area. There will be a band performing as well as “Willie T Elvis” aka Wild Willie. This will be from 7-11PM. All donations will go to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Also, be sure to print out the registration form below & have it filled out before you head to the track as it will help expedite the registration process.

Race Weekend Schedule PDF Document *NOTE: Saturday Schedule may vary due to addition of Motorcycle Gambler class.*
Racer Registration Form PDF Document *Do NOT send in pre-registration money, pay at the track.*
Announcer Info Card PDF Document
Torco Race Fuels Pre-Order Form PDF Document ALL FUEL MUST BE PRE-ORDERED

Above Documents can be sent one of the following ways:
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- Fax: 909-525-4126
- Mailing Address: SCSDA; 1330 N Eastbury Ave.; Covina, CA 91722

Gate Admission
$10/Adult (Per Day)
$5/Kids Ages 9-12 (Per Day)
Free/Kids Ages 8-Under
Atoka Motorsports Park in Atoka, OK is excited to present their Fall Fest event on October 12-13. This race will be the Season Finale for the Mid-America Sand Drag Series as well as their own track point series. So, there will be multiple championships up for grabs at this event. Read on to view full race details for this event.

West Michigan Sand Dragway’s Labor Day Weekend event is typically one of the top Michigan races of the race season, and certainly this year’s lived up to the hype. The weekend started off with a jam packed Test and Tune with many competitors testing for the Buggy Brawl as well as many duners trying their hand at the track. This all led to a regular Saturday WMSD race program, followed up by Sunday’s special event program. Let’s take a look at the weekend’s action.


NSDN Editor - Tom BrayThis month’s column has been a challenge to put together as there is so much going on in the sand drag world as we head into one of the busiest stretches the sport has seen in recent history. I guess the easiest way to go is to start where I left off last month. Late August was pretty quiet in the sand drag world, but things would get rolling again with West Michigan Sand Dragway’s Labor Day Weekend event. This is the last big event of the year in MI, and had a solid turnout. There was close racing all weekend, especially on Sunday with big money Buggy Brawl, Big Bud, & Top Gun Shootout races. I was fortunate enough to win the Top Gun Shootout in my last race of the season against some amazing competition. It’s always a positive as a racer to end the year on a high note, and makes for a little more pleasant off season.

Atoka Motorsports Park
September 8 Race Results
Atoka, OK

Pro 1 Cars

1st-Tim Feuerhelm
2nd-Ethan Fomby

1st-Les Steelmon
2nd-Gage Moore

West Michigan Sand Dragway
Mears, MI

Sunday Race Results

Buggy Brawl
1st-Matt Peel
2nd-Kevin Roe
3rd-Jon Sorg
4th-Jim Knoll
5th-Andy Villemure

Top Gun
1st-Tom Bray
2nd-Buddy Hammett
3rd-Dean Dangremond
3rd-Tom Hartman

Big Bud
1st-Matt Ewing
2nd-Steve Ewing
3rd-Tom Hartman

Junior Top Gun
1st-Joshua Rammacher
2nd-Bennett Dozeman
3rd-Courtney Thorpe

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