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US 131, Central Illinois And Grand Bend Win D5 Thunder Summit Super Series

Monday, 14 September 2015

Bill Swain brought an early victory for home track team US 131 as he emerged victorious during the Summit Super Series race today at the D5 Thunder Summit Team Finals.  Swain took out Osceola racer Bill Casner who had a .001 advantage on the tree but broke out by .001. 

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SUMMIT SUPERSERIES - Top Final                        
Bill Swain, US 131 Motorsports Park (.025) 7.682 on 7.65, 171.62
def. Bill Casner, Osceola Dragway (.024) 9.189 on 9.19, 144.97  - Bryan Epps photo

Team Central Illinois captured the Mod ET title thanks to Rick Shofner’s run through the field.  Shofner defeated Will Steckley from team US 131 in the final round.  Shofner gave up .02 to Steckley on the tree but played the finish line better running .01 over his dial.

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SUMMIT SUPERSERIES - Mod Final                        
Rick Shofner, Central Illinois Dragway (.036) 9.498 on 9.48, 140.14
def. Will Steckley, Grand Bend Motorplex (.016) 9.010 on 8.97, 141.33 - Bryan Epps photo

In the Junior class team Grand Bend will be sending Luke Schwemler to the Summit Super Series World Championship in Memphis.  Schwemler held off US 131 ace Adam Barr.  Both drivers were almost identical on the starting line but Schwemler was dialed tighter and ran .02 over his dial to Barr’s .03 over effort.

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UMMIT SUPERSERIES - Junior Final                        
Luke Schwemier, Grand Bend Motorplex (.038) 7.928 on 7.9, 82.30
def. Adam Barr, US 131 Motorsports Park (.031) 7.959 on 7.92, 80.79 - Bryan Epps photo


Last modified on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

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