By Jim McCombe

Bracket Drag Racing took over Sonoma Raceway's quarter-mile drag strip under clear skies and 70 degree temperatures, Jan. 25. Winners from each class include: Marc Power (Super Pro), Jeff LaSalle (Pro ET), Scott McKenna (Sportsman), Denny Alves (Motorcycle) and Jorge Valencia (Trophy).

The next Summit ET Bracket Drags will take place on Monday, Feb. 17, at Sonoma Raceway. All drag racing events held at Sonoma Raceway will be aired live on www.1320go.com, with the exception of the NHRA Sonoma Nationals, July 25-27. The complete schedule can be found at www.racesonoma.com, including rules information. Please call the Drag Race Hotline at 1-800-7223 Ext. 209 for more information, as events are weather permitting.

Results are below:

Super Pro

Winner: Marc Power (Santa Rosa) 68 El Camino .009 RT 10.937 ET (10.88 dial in)121.57 mph

Runner-up: Larry Ball (Napa) 71 Chevy truck .146 RT 10.438 (10.41) 125.42

Semi Finals: Eric Reyes (Petaluma) 00 Worthy Dragster

Dean Hall (Guerneville) 03 Sarmento Dragster

 

Pro ET

Winner: Jeff LaSalle (Cloverdale) 67 Dodge RT .043 RT 10.143 (10.16) 130.81

Runner-up: John Terry (Oakley) 70 Nova  foul -.004 RT 18.833 (13.71) 51.17

Semi Finals: Mike Mitchell (St. Helena) 72 Vega Panel Delivery

 

Sportsman ET

Winner: Scott McKenna (Dublin) 68 Camaro .084 RT 12.010 (12.00) 99.00

Runner-up: Brad Bowen (Novato)  92 Mustang GT .095 RT 15.311 break out (15.32) 90.27

Semi Finals: Scott Sterley (San Rafael) 67 Chevelle

Nick Bublitz (Rohnert Park) 68 Plymouth Satellite

 

Motorcycle

Winner: Denny Alves (El Cerrito) 77 KZ 1100 Kawasaki .038 RT 9.118 (9.11) 140.15

Runner-up: Phil Nasca (Eureka) 07 Hayabusa Suzuki .059 RT 8.835 break out (8.85) 148.25

Semi Finals: Dan Martin (Elk Grove) 99 Hayabusa Suzuki 

Low Qualifier: Doug Love (Novato) 01 Triumph 0.001 RT

 

Trophy

Winner: Jorge Valencia (Santa Rosa) 75 Chevy Luv Truck .019 RT 10.689 (10.68) 125.47

Runner-up: Bill Taggart Jr. (Pacheco) 92 Honda Accord .040 RT 17.787 break out (17.85) 74.89

Semi Finals: Bob Tingles (Aptos) 71 Chevelle