US 13 Dragway Captures IHRA Division 1 (Patriots) Championship

US 13 Dragway Captures IHRA Division 1 (Patriots) Championship
MECHANICSVILLE, Md. — US 13 Dragway captured the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Division 1 (Patriots) Summit Team Finals held at Maryland International Raceway over the weekend.
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US 13 Dragway narrowly beat host track Maryland International Raceway 55-54. 
 
Leading up to the main event, racers participated in “best of” awards.
 
Main Event:
 
Top
Ben Calhoun (Maryland International Raceway) put together a winning package with a 4.657elapsed time at 146.37 mph against a 4.65 dial-in, along with a .018 reaction time. Runner-up Billy Thomas (Maryland International Raceway) raced down the track in 4.634 seconds at 145.08 mph against a 4.64 dial-in with a .012 reaction time.
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Mod
Daryl Beauchamp (US 13 Dragway) defeated final-round opponent Russ Archer (US 13 Dragway). Beauchamp had a 7.398-second run at 95.82 mph with a .027 reaction time. Archer, who redlighted posted a 7.487 elapsed time at 88.86 mph with a -.004-reaction time. 
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Junior Dragster
Austin Keys (Summerduck Dragway) had a .029 reaction time and then raced down the 1/8-mile at 8.054 seconds and 81.06 mph. Tyler Sandy (Maryland International Raceway) finished runner-up with an 8.033 elapsed time at 78.03 mph with a .020 reaction time. 
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Special Awards
 
Best Appearing Open Bodied CarTroy CooperSummerduck 
Best Engineered Open Bodied CarMickey NelsonMaryland
Best Appearing Full Bodied Car Bobby MatteraMaryland
Best Engineered Full Bodied CarKeven YatesUS 13
Best Appearing Junior Dragster MacKenzie WilliamsUS 13
Best Engineered Junior DragsterCole FoskeyUS 13
Best Team Spirit US 13 Dragway
Best Appearing Team              Summerduck Dragway
Best Decorated Grandstands                  Maryland International Raceway
 
Team Standings
1. US 13 Dragway  55
2. Maryland International Dragway 54
3. Maryland International Dragway Team 2 44
4. Summerduck Dragway 24
5. US 13 Dragway Team 2 23
6. Roxboro Motorsports Park 6
7. Summerduck Dragway Team 2 4

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