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Final Race Points Championship at Baytown

Clark Brothers take TAO Championship

Photo Courtesy Clark Brothers Racing

Eric Clark drove his way to the Texas Automatic Outlaw’s points championshop November 11th at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas.

Eric, driver of the Clark Brothers Racing Team, qualified #1 with a 3.99, went a 3.98 in the first round and runnered up in the final which put him solidly in the points lead by two points to win the 2012 Championship! During that process they also broke the record twice at only 17% over and above min weight too boot!

Congratulations to Eric, Scott and Team on the new Record and TAO Championship!

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Goes 6.829@223.28 at World Cup Race

Marc Carlyle World Record Pass Time Slip

Mark Carlyle 1st broke the LSX Drag Radial and Stock Suspension Corvette records when he ran a 7.09@212, on that pass he also went a 4.74 660′ – that was back in the first of October. He then broke into the 6 second zone a few weeks later at the LSX Shootout where he went 6.99@209, the first to break the six second barrier in the LSX Drag Radial Class.

There are a lot of guys that would call it as season right there shutting it down on a high note, put the car up on jackstands and enjoy a few months off,but not Mark! Next stop, the World Cup Race at MIR where Mark qualified #1 blasting away their own record with a 6.829@223.28 in the 2nd round of qualifying. He then backed it up in the 4th round with a 6.89@221!!!

Carlyle made it all the way to the finals but experieinced some breakage unfortunately but he still runnered up and laid waste to his previous record. He now solidly holds the World’s Quickest and Fastest IRS equipped car!!! But wait, there’s more… We hear Mark’s repairing the damage from MIR and is on his way to Vegas for the Street Car Supernationals – this season ain’t over yet, not when you’re Mark Carlyle!!! We can’t wait to hear the results from that race.

Congratulations Mark, IPS Motorsports and Team on your new records and the R/U finish!!!

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1st Time out with NXS lays down a 5.873@248.75!!!

Marc Meadors - Pure Hell2

Photo Courtesy of Marc Gewertz

Marc Meadors put one into the record books at the California Hot Rod Reunion October 21st with both a win and he reset both ends of the record books for Nostalgia Pro Mod!

“It was so easy to make it fast…”

Prior to this race, Marc installed the latest in converter technology for Roots & Screw Blown cars, the NXS billet converter in to his “Pure Hell2” 68 Camaro . He went on to shatter the record with a 5.873@248.75mph blast in the first round, and that was no small feat as the team was using a rather small 451 inch TAD engine to boot!.

That “little” engine went 197 mph to the 1/8th as well, and yes that’s smoking fast. Marc went on to squeak out an even faster 249.03 in the semi-final over Joe Lepone Jr.

This was Meador’s first win at Famoso, and you can certainly bet that it won’t be his last!

Congratulations Marc and the Goodguys Racing Team!!!

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Street Fighter Champion at MIR Import Vs. Domestic

RICCARDI WINS WORLD CUP

Rick Riccardi wins World Cup

Rick Riccardi continued his winning streak at the 17th Annual MIR Import Vs. Domestic World Cup Race. Hot off the heals of his win at Bowling Green last month, he qualified #3 with a 8.373@160.58. That wasn’t good enough for the team, they kept working on the details resulting in a 8.204@162 with a smoking 1.14 60′ during eliminations.

Rick dispatched his competition enroute to the final and then met James Kempf, the #1 qualifier. Rick took him out with a 8.282@161.36 over Kempf’s 9.472@161.27!

One pass in the semi finals he even laid down a 1.24 60′ on the back tires! Awesome…

Check out the video!

Congratulations Rick!!!!

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Dominates last three races despite bugs

Snider Wins Montgomery

Brandon Snider has been virtually unstoppable in his JMRC built 63 Vette at Montgomery Motorsports Park’s Southern Outlaw Series. He’s won the last three races in a row despite some weird bugs the team has been dealing with.

At the last race, Snider qualified #1 with a 3.82@190, laid down .902-.912 60′ times all night long and took his Vette to the winners circle for the third time in a row at the season final race!

The team recently suffered a driveshaft failure at the ADRL World Finals ending their advances early, and at the same time they discovered a fuel shutoff valve that was wanting to shut itself off going down track. That’s the kind of thing that can drive you nuts, we’re glad they finally caught it. You can bet they’ll get these issues sorted out and be even stronger when they come back out in 2013! What will this car do when the fuel is flowing all the way down track? You can bet it’s going to be quick!

Way to Go on the Three-Peat Brandon !!!!