of the event surpassed the expectations of special guests
of honor, motorcycle celebrity Paul Teutul Sr. and his
Orange County Choppers team. Among the action, Robin Procopio
was the big winner in Saturday's "Paint the 1/4 Pink
Breast Cancer Fundraiser, all-female race."
more than a dozen entries in the inaugural Trim-Tex Nitro
Harley class. New York rider Peter Geiss took over the
points lead with a final-round victory over the upset
story of the event, Pro Fueler Billy Hendren. Geiss ran
a 6.84 to oust the 7.99 of Hendren. Hendren, who upset
No. 1 qualifier and track record holder Bob Malloycin
the semis, collected the runner-up purse and a special
Pro Fuel bonus courtesy of Barry Andrews Homes.
McKinney Motorsports Pro Mod saw a full field of some
of the quickest competitors in the world. Iowa racer Brunson
Grothus of Grothus Dragbikes made the long trip from Hawkeye
State pay off with a 4.04 to 4.09 final-round win over
Rodney Williford, called the quickest street bike rider
in the world, stayed undefeated in Orient Express Pro
Street. Williford went down the track in 6.79 seconds
to edge Team DME's 13-time champion Jeremy Teasley in
In DME Racing Real Street, multi-time class champion Johnny
"Turbo" Dobrin followed up his May victory with
7.87 to 8.27 win over the CP-Carrillo team of Del Flores.
With the runner-up finish Flores, in his first year with
this team, climbed to No. 2 in the IDBL point standings.
Eddie Chapman put his new DME-built motor to good use
and recorded the category's quickest turbo run at 7.75
seconds. It was not Chapman's only achievement of the
weekend. Chapman became the first winner of the 1 Stop
Speed 600 Supersport class with his beautiful, red Kawasaki.
Hines 4.60, the world's quickest index category, continues
to grow in popularity. IDBL veteran Kenny Cornell outlasted
the field, defeating former Pro Stock Motorcycle racer
Mike Chongris, who made his IDBL debut. Cornell won by
just three thousandths of a second, 4.614 to Chongris.
Series regulars and good friends Jeremy Brown and Courtlan
Whiting met in the FBR Shop 5.60 final. Brown won on a
holeshot as Whiting at 5.64 to 5.68 was slightly faster
down the track.
Another holeshot determined the World Wide Bearings Crazy
8's final, where Stephen Knight cut a razor sharp .003
light to beat Jeremy Teasley. It was needed as Teasley
ran an 8.86 to an 8.89 for Knight.
James Farmer did what few have been able to do in the
APE Trac King final, and that was stop Dustin Lee. Farmer
was .029 on the tree and ran 8.29 on a 8.28, as Lee went
under with a 8.17 on a 8.19.
Sr. won Shinko Tires Pro ET and Shayne Proctor was victorious
in Lady Law Street ET. Both racers earn berths into the
Tournament of Champions, to be held in Rockingham, NC,
Nov. 3-5. For Proctor, it was an emotional victory. Last
year at this event, he suffered a high-speed explosion,
caught on fire and was confined to the hospital for weeks.
Proctor was surrounded by friends and family in the winner's
The IDBL series resumes Oct. 6-8 at Maryland International
Raceway for the DME Fall Nationals, featuring Top Fuel,
Nitro Harley and a huge Pro Street $10,000-to-win Battle
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