Kil-Kare Raceway
1166 Dayton-Xenia Rd.
Xenia, Ohio 45385

 

Over 200 cars showed for competition Saturday as the Great Lakes Nostalgia Funny Car Circuit invaded Kil-Kare to entertain the fans. Saturday’s recipient of the Rapid Mortgage Best Package award were Steven Collier (Super Pro) and David Lowery (Pro) .

In the Super Pro Quarterfinals it would be Dave Caplinger dialing a 6.48 to the 4.88 of Ryan Burba. Caplinger would record the better light with a .014 and would take the breakout win with a 6.521. Next up would be Ryan Jenks dialing a 6.35 to the 5.02 of Tim Louderback. Louderback would see a .009 light however it would be Jenks for the win light with a 6.350 dead on. Dallas Manker had the bye to the semis.
In the semis we would see Jenks dialing a 6.34 to the 6.63 of Manker. Manker would go red sending Jenks to the finals to race bye runner Dave Caplinger.
In the finals Caplinger would dial a 6.50 to the 6.36 of Jenks. Jenks would pull away red, making Caplinger the Super Pro Winner.


In the Pro quarter finals Jason Ford would dial in a 6.47 to the 6.41 of IDDU’s Rich Wilson. Wilson would bring out the red light moving Ford to the semis. Next would be Doug Caplinger dialing a 6.88 to the 6.49 of Doug Honsted. Caplinger would cut a .011 for the better light and would take the win with a 6.911. The next pair up was Rob Anthony dialing a 5.77 to the 6.71 of Brett Thompson. Anthony would come off the line with a .007 and would take the win with a 5.773. Troy Layton would have the bye into the semis.
Semifinals would see Ford dialing a 6.47 to the 8.53 of Layton. Layton would cut the better light with a .015, but it would be Ford the winner with a 6.500 pass. Closing out the round would be Caplinger dialing a 6.87 to the 5.77 of Anthony. Anthony would go red moving Caplinger to the finals.
            In the finals Ford would dial a 6.48 to the 6.87 of Caplinger. Ford would cut a .003 light and would run a 6.487 for the Pro Win.

 


Sportsman quarterfinals would see Doug Thompson dialing a 13.28 to the 13.18 of Troy Layton. Thompson would be better on the tree with a .018 and would take the win light with a 13.31. Next would be Terry Knight dialing a   17.63 to the 12.43 of Dale Buck. Knight would come out with a .004 and would take the stripe with a 17.728 for the win light. The last pair for the round would be Matt Spradlin dialing a 17.74 to the 14.80 of Sarah McCoy. McCoy would cut a .025 but it would be Spradlin taking the win light with a 17.70 for the double breakout win.
In the semis we would see Thompson dialing a 13.28 to the 17.79 of Knight. Thompson would be better at the tree by only .003, and he would take the win with a 13.357. Matt Spradlin had the bye to the finals.
Sportsman final would see Spradlin dialing a 17.57 to the 13.28 of Thompson. Spradlin would be better at the start with a .021, and would take the stripe with a 17.615 for the Sportsman Win.

 


In Buckminn’s D&D Harley Davidson Pro Bike Division we would see Kevin Allen dialing a 9.21 to the 9.46 of Austin Stidham. Stidham would go red moving Allen to the semis. Next would be Rick Haupt dialing an 8.28 to the 9.99 of Jesse Sowers. Sowers would cut a .010 for the better light, but it would be Haupt on an 8.284 ride into the next round. Darrell Carmichael would have the bye into the semis.
Semis would see Haupt dialing an 8.27 to the 8.90 of Carmichael. Haupt would cut a .009 light and run an 8.278 for the win. Kevin Allen had the bye to the finals.
In the finals we would see Haupt with an 8.27 dial to the 9.13 of Allen. Haupt would cut a .014 for the better light and would take the win with an 8.324 ride.

 


In the Parson’s Hook Road Towing Sponsored Jr. Dragster Divisions we would see the 8-9 class start with Justin Knight dialing a 14.00 to the 13.30of Jayden Mitchell. Knight would be better on the tree with a .096, and would take the win with a 14.036. Gabby Needham would have the bye to the finals.
In the Finals we would see Knight dial a 14.00 to the 13.15 of Needham. Needham would go red making Justin Knight the Parson’s Hook Road Towing Jr. Dragster 8-9 winner.


In the 10-12 class we would see Kyle Beavers dial an8.90 to the 11.05 of Byron Pitts. Beavers would have the better light with a .020, and would take the win with an 8.959 light. Next would be Shelby Stacy dialing an 8.92 to the 10.80 of Allison Neeld. Neeld would cut a .077 for the better light, but it would be Stacy on the win light with a 9.016. Jacob Castle would have the bye to the semis.
In the semis it would be Stacy dialing an 8.99 to the 8.90 of Castle. Stacy would go .134 for the better light and would take the win with a 9.063. Beavers would have the bye to the finals.
In the finals Beaver would dial an 8.90 to the 9.03 of Stacy. Stacy would have the better light with a .114, but ti would be Beavers with the win on an 8.910 pass for the Parson’s Hook Road Towing Jr. Dragster 10-12 win!


In the 13 and Up class, Kay Crum and Kylie Derifield would dial 7.90 straight up for a heads up race. Kay would cut a .061 light for the advantage and would take the win with a 7.989. Next would be Paige Vance dialing a 7.90 to the 8.11 of Walt Crum III. Walt would go red moving Paige to the next round. Next would be Garreth Sheppeard dialing an 8.78 to the 7.90 of Mikah Miller. Miller would go red moving Sheppeard to the semis. Caleb Ellison would have the bye run to the semis.
In the semis we would see Ellison and Vance heads up dialed 7.90.Ellison would knock down the tree with a .0009 reaction and would take the win with a 7.922 pass. Next would be Kay Crum dialing a 7.90 to the 8.82 of Sheppeard. Crum cutting a .004 reaction would take the win with a 7.911 pass.
In the finals we would see Ellison and Crum heads up dialing a 7.90. Crum would be better at the tree with a .038, but Ellison was better at the finish line with a 7.958 for the breakout win!