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May, Green, Klein, Peters Win Division 5 Gamblers Races at US 131

Monday, 26 September 2022

MARTIN, Mich. — Four racers — Wes May, Adam Green, Chris Klein and Braden Peters — went home as winners of Gamblers races at the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Division 5 (Thunder) Summit Team Finals at US 131 Motorsports Park.

May, a Greentown, Ind., driver, became the winner of the Box gamblers race when his final-round opponent Jeff Burdess was too anxious to get started. May eased into a .114 reaction time after Burdess, a Hemlock, Mich., racer, triggered the light by a half-second.

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The No Box final saw Green from Fostoria, Mich., also win on a red-light. He put together a hard-to-beat run of 6.748 seconds at 100.38 against a 6.74 dial-in and a .007 start. It was all a formality as Pena had gotten off the line -.004 too quick. Pena from Palos Park, Ill., went on down the track in 8.484 seconds at 78.98 mph.

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Michigan racers met in the finals of both Street and Juniors. In the Street final, Chris Klein from New Boston had a stout package with a 7.549-second run at 87.98 mph against a 7.54 dial-in and a .018 reaction time. Matt Nap from Kalamazoo ended in 7.539 seconds and 82.49 mph after a .032 start.

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In the Junior Dragster ranks, Braden Peters from Howell won on a holeshot going .066 to beat Ryden Selleck from Fenwick who left in .153 seconds. Peters posted a 7.924 second-run at 79.69 mph against a 7.90 dial-in. Selleck’s totals included a 12.009-seocnd pass at 54.54 mph against a 12.01 dial-in.

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Last modified on Monday, 26 September 2022

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