The Ray Price Race Team finishes the 2012 AHDRA Championship Series with a win at the Cajun Nitro Nationals. After qualifying in the number three position this weekend, the team put on a great show to finish strong.
“Consistency is the key to winning”, says Ray Price, “the numbers we are seeing show that and is paying off.”
Saturday, the Akea Express, piloted by Tommy Grimes ran the following qualifying passes. Pass #1 6.679 ET @ 218.23 mph; pass #2 6.646 ET @ 218.51 mph; pass #3 6.650 ET @ 211.39 mph and pass #4 6.564 @ 211.39 mph.
The 1,000 horsepower Top Fuel Nitro Harley drag bike takes a round one win with a 6.619 ET @ 213.64 mph vs Seamen’s 7.900 ET @ 181.67 mph.
The semi-finals proved to be a tight race, as it usually is when you pair Grimes vs Horne. The team pulled off another win, running an impressive 6.307 ET @ 221.34 mph vs D. Horne 6.382 ET @ 229.04 mph.
To wrap up the day in Bell Rose, the Ray Price Race Team runs a strong 6.459 ET @ 211.23 mph in the finals vs J. Turner 8.992 ET @ 108.69 mph.
“Although we didn’t capture a championship we are pleased to finish number two in points for the 2012 AHDRA Championship Series”, says Ray Price.
The Ray Price Race Team will run its last race of the year in Valdosta GA, competing in the Manufactures Cup Drag Racing Series, November 9, 10 and 11.
The Ray Price Motorsports team sends sincere thanks to all their sponsors for their support. They include our Primary Sponsors: Akea, Ray Price Harley-Davidson, with special thanks to our Associate Sponsor Raleigh H.O.G. and our Support Sponsors: Vanson Leathers, PJ1 Products, RC Components, CP Pistons, Barnett Clutches & Cables, Autolite Sparkplugs, Mickey Thompson Tires, Gates Belts, Nationwide Insurance, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, JIMS USA, Industrial Machine Solutions, Wiley X, LAT Racing Oils and Nitrolube. Additional thanks: Bill Hayes, Hargis Consulting, Ultra Pro Machining and Freddie Robbins.