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The Dragtime News - Wrap-Up: E.T. Bracket Racing at Gateway Motorsports Park, 4/28/2018

 
Wrap-Up: E.T. Bracket Racing at Gateway Motorsports Park, 4/28/2018
April 28, 2018, St. Louis Region – Scott Cook of Festus, Missouri won the Super Pro finale in the Carl’s 4WD Bracket Series meet held today at Gateway Motorsports Park’s NHRA-sanctioned Dragplex in Madison, Illinois. Cook defeated Jon Tignor of Hillsboro, Missouri with an .004 sec. reaction time on a 4.827 sec./136.07 mph run to his opponent’s .033 6.158 sec./108.25 in the eighth mile.

Final round results, indicating driver/rider, hometown, vehicle, reaction time, elapsed time, top speed:

SUPER PRO
Winner: Scott Cook (Festus, Missouri) 2015 Racecraft dragster .004 4.827 sec. 136.07 mph.
Runner-up: Jon Tignor (Hillsboro, Missouri) 1979 Malibu .033 6.158 sec. 108.25 mph.

(Publisher's note: now THIS is a bracket race! The door car of Jon Tignor going wheels-up and on the run from the dragster of Scott Cook!)

PRO
Winner: Tommy Barbero (Wentzville, Missouri) 1978 Malibu .053 6.877 sec. 96.70 mph.
Runner-up: Jeremy McKague (Chamois, Missouri) 1974 Vega .040 6.804 sec. 98.64 mph.

SPORTSMAN
Winner: Erik Lipka (Wright City, Missouri 1999 Camaro .065 11.916 sec. 112.88 mph
Runner-up: Kyle Jennings (Maryland Heights, Missouri) 2013 Challenger -.032 (fouled) 12.142 sec. 114.03 mph.

MOTORCYCLE:
Winner: Mark Abrahms (Bethalto, Illinois) 1980 Kawasaki .042 9.255 sec. 135.51 mph.
Runner-up: Scott Leonard (Glen Carbon, Illinois) 2009 Hayabusa .116 9.213 sec. 148.48 mph.

TROPHY
Winner: Neil Kuykendall (Moscow Mills, Missouri) 1981 Camaro .281 13.157 sec. 101.13 mph.
Runner-up: Mark Vatlon (Edwardsville, Illinois) 1998 Camaro .283 9.034 sec. 68.43 mph.

JR. DRAGSTER THUNDER
Winner: Lilly Kinne (Canton, Illinois) .087 9.025 sec. 72.76 sec.
Runner-up: Cohen Hale (Pevely, Missouri) .084 9.034 sec. 68.43 mph.

JR. DRAGSTER LIGHTNING
Winner: Paige Teel (Quincy, Illinois) .020 8.049 sec. 74.89 mph.
Runner-up: Allysia Vaultonberg (Canton, Illinois) .154 7.868 sec. 82.30 mph.

JR. DRAGSTER RUN-OFF (LIGHTNING WINNER VS. THUNDER WINNER)
Winner: Paige Teel (Quincy, Illinois) .037 7.985 sec. 76.66 mph.
Runner-up: Lilly Kinne (Canton, Illinois) .031 8.934 sec. 73.39 mph.

For more information on Gateway Motorsports Park, visit www.gatewaymsp.com.

Text and photos submitted by John Bisci, Gateway Motorsports Park



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