HARTSVILLE, S.C.- Greer Dragway captured the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Division 9 (Raiders) Summit Team Finals.
Greer Dragway won by a 59-52 margin over host track Darlington Dragway with Farmington Dragway finishing in third with 43 points. Other tracks that participated were: Coastal Plains Dragway, Elk Creek Dragway, Union Dragway, Ware Shoals Dragway, Pageland Dragway and South Carolina Motorplex.
In an all Greer Dragway final, Joe Gary from Boiling Springs, S.C., took home with win with a 4.433 second pass at 155.49 mph against a 4.44 dial-in with a .045 reaction time. Kevin Brannon from Boiling Springs, S.C., finished with a 4.428 second pass at 152.91 mph with a 4.44 dial-in and a .119 reaction time.
Jeff Flood from Mocksville, N.C., representing Farmington Dragway was the victor with a 6.011-second run at 115.24 mph against a 6.02 dial-in and a .101 reaction time. Travis Peake from Elgin, S.C. representing host track Darlington Dragway was -.020 too quick at the start before going down the track with a 5.942-second pass at 115.09 mph.
It was an all Greer Dragway Sportsman final with Cody Spear from Mount Carmel, Tenn., taking home the win with a 9.333-second pass at 67.77 mph against a 9.31 dial-in and a .060 reaction time. James Philbeck from Grover, N.C., was the runner-up with a 11.045-second run at 60.75 mph against a 11.03 reaction time and a .023 reaction time.
In an all Elk Creek Dragway final, Brandon Sullivan from Radford, Va., scored the win with a 7.970-second run at 79.96 mph against a 7.97 dial-in with a .070 reaction time. Slade Kincer was runner-up with a 7.939-second run at 80.86 mph against a 7.95 dial-in and a .472 reaction time.
Best Appearing Team- South Carolina Motorplex
Best Team Spirit- Greer Dragway
Best Decorated Grandstand- Coastal Plains Dragway
Best Appearing Full Body Car- Justin Faile, Pageland Dragway
Best Engineered Full Body Car-Wayne Couick, Pageland Dragway
Best Appearing Open Body Car- Robert Anderson, Union Dragway
Best Engineered Open Body Car- Brian Hicks, Darlington Dragway
Best Appearing Junior Dragster- Budd Trammell II, Darlington Dragway
Best Engineered Junior Dragster- Jesse James Snuffer III, Farmington Dragway
2019 IHRA Division 9 Raiders Summit Team Finals Final Point Standings
1. Greer Dragway 59
2. Darlington Dragway 52
3. Farmington Dragway 43
4. Coastal Plains Dragway 35
5. Elk Creek Dragway 27
6. Union Dragway 26
7. Ware Shoals Dragway 25
8. Pageland Dragway 25
9. South Carolina Motorplex 23