Wrap-Up: Super Chevy at Palm Beach Int'l Raceway, March 28th & 29th, 2015

Palm Beach International Raceway recently hosted the Super Chevy Show on Saturday, March 28th and Sunday, March 29th. Saturday started out with overcast skies and temperatures in the 60s. Time runs began promptly at the scheduled 10 am start time. Opening ceremonies and eliminations ran smoothly most of the day until a brief oil down at the top end of the track halted progress in the early evening. Racing was complete just before 10 pm..

Competitors on Sunday were greeted with cloudless skies, bright sunshine, and cool temperatures. The first time runs of the day started at 9:30 am. After the opening ceremonies concluded, bracket eliminations began right around noon. Racing went very smoothly until an oil down in the right lane at the top end halted the action. The downtime pushed back racing around 40 minutes. Once racing resumed it continued all the way until the completion of the event.

Saturday, March 28, 2015 Bracket I Sunday, March 29, 2015
Saturday: JP Hickman of Sarasota, Fla. driving his '06 Mullis dragster faced off against Randy Weber of Loxahatchee, Fla. in his '12 Miller dragster. Weber had a perfect .000 reaction but had problems down track. Hickman won with a .001 reaction time, running 7.888, 134.73 mph.

Sunday: David Hoxie of Jupiter, Fla. faced off against Steve Dweck in the final round. In the end it was Dweck taking victory with a dial in of 7.62, running 7.621 at 174.59 mph to take the win light. (Sunday - AP Photo/Bryan Epps)

Saturday, March 28, 2015 Bracket II Sunday, March 29, 2015
Saturday: It was not a Chevy bodied car that took win but the '68 Falcon of Loxahatchee, Fla. native Brandon James over Steve Dweck from Hollywood, Fla. driving his '70 Z-28 Camaro.

Sunday: Larry Doty from Margate, Fla. and his '83 Cougar faced Ryan Moore of Merritt Isle, Fla. in his '85 Camaro. Doty broke on the starting line and was not able to make the pass. Moore had dialed in 11.23 as he ran a 12.089 at 81.77 mph. (Sunday - AP Photo/Bryan Epps)

Other classes:

Jr. Dragster, Saturday: In the Jr Dragster class it was Ariana Foster, dialing in at 7.90 for all of her passes and consistently hitting her mark , making it into the finals to face Julian Puya of Pompano Beach, Fla. It was Puya winning after Foster, a Jupiter, Fla. native, red lighted by -.001 seconds. Puya had dialed in at 8.70 to run a 8.974, 73.24 mph to capture the win. Jr. Dragster, Sunday: In the Jr. Dragster class it was the top qualifier taking the overall victory. Camryn Fredrickson of Palm Harbour, Fla. faced off against Gage Burch of Palmetto, Fla. Both drivers dialed in at 8.90 seconds making it a heads up final. At the top of the track it was the No. 1 qualifier, Fredrickson, with the win running a 8.984, 73.33 mph to Burch's 9.076, 63.77 mph.

Southern Stock/Super Stock Association, Saturday: The first race in an eight race season for the Southern Stock/Super Stock Association yielded exciting wheel standing launches through out the day. In the finals it was Harry "Underdog" Morgan from Blackshear, Ga. facing off with Fred Rowntree of Parrish, Fla. The "Underdog" dialed in at 17.27 seconds to Rowntree's 10.39 seconds. The seven second wait for Rowntree resulted in a red light as he went -.160 second on the tree and Morgan took home the victory. Southern Stock/Super Stock Association, Sunday: The second race of the year for the Southern Stock/Super Stock Association again yielded some great passes through out the day. In the final it was IHRA Stock K/CM record holder Myron Platek from Holly Hill, Fla. facing Carl Wright of Oviedo, Fla. Both drivers had comparable reaction times off the line with Myron's .023 edging Wright's reaction of .092 and taking the win light. Platek dialed in at 11.36 to run a 11.389 at 103.40 mph in his '75 Dodge Dart.

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