Tommy Grimes and Dennis Fisher raced to wins this weekend for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park prior to rain putting a stop to the racing action Sunday evening.
The NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series was also in action this weekend and finished up their eliminations before the weather hit with former series champion Tommy Grimes taking the win in Top Fuel Harley and Dennis Fisher winning in Pro Fuel Harley. Grimes, Pfafftown, N.C., clocked in at 6.411, 224.17 in outrunning Joey Sternotti, Naples, Fla., coming in at 6.838, 199.20 on his ’12 Harley.
Fisher, Dayton, Ohio., ended Janette Thornley’s day with a hole-shot win on his ’11 Harley. Fisher went 7.565, 162.67 to the quicker Thornley out of Mocksville, N.C., with a 7.526, 169.53 mph pass.
Also taking home wins in the Harley-Davidson series were Edward Golson, Conita, Colo., in Screamin’ Eagle Performance; Darrell Schwalbach, Omaha, Neb., in Draggin’ Bagger; Michael Majeska, League City, Texas, in Hot Street, Curt Chronister, Broken Arrow, Okla., in Pro Gas; and Larry Fore, Commerce City, Colo., in Street Pro.
Golson, went 10.365 on his ’06 VRod to beat William Rowe and Schwalbach won over Larry Fore, who was looking to double up on wins this weekend.
The semifinals and final rounds for the division’s Sunset Performance Top Sportsman and KPE Top Dragster classes will be completed at a South Central Division race later this year while other classes are back at Tulsa Raceway today in hopes of completing eliminations.
South Central Division racers head south to Royal Purple Raceway outside of Houston for the next NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event this coming weekend, June 19-21.
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.