Battle of Detroit, Jr Drag Racing Series #5 Results – May 14, 2011
Molly Doherty, Taylor Toftemark, Justin Harmon, and Eli Iverson emerged victorious in the Woodburn Dragstrip Junior Drag Racing Series event held May 14, 2011. Chrysler Corporation racers defeated General Motors and Ford Corporation racers in the Battle of Detroit taking victories is all three classes on this same date. Jeff Courtney, Kyle Saucy, and Ronald Weise won the Sportsman, Pro, and Super Pro classes respectively.
In JDRL competition, Dougherty ran 7.92 at 81 mph to defeat the number 1 qualifier, Taylor Nielsen in Fast class. Toftemark ran 9.168 on her 9.10 dial to defeat Cheyanne Helvey in JDRL Lightning. The number one qualifier in Lightning was Lane Howard. Justin Harmon is dominating the Thunder class in 2011 by taking his fourth consecutive event win. He ran 12.047 in the win over the number one qualifier in Thunder, Kyler Pitts. Eli Iverson was victorious over Tucker Took-Terry in the finals of Junior Tuff.
Ronald Weise won the Super Pro class in the Battle of Detroit, taking the victory over Debbie Dawson with a .018 package in the final in his 34 Dodge Coupe. Kyle Saucy took up where he left off several years ago, driving his 440-powered Mopar to victory over fellow Mopar racer, Cliff Mansfield in Pro class. Jeff Courtney drove his ’04 Dodge to victory in Sportsman over fellow Dodge racer Tom Dettman.
Listed below are the final results with driver’s name, city, car, reaction time, elapsed time, miles per hour, and dial in.
W: Molly Doherty, Olympia, WA (’09 Half Scale) .095, 7.926, 81.00, 7.90 dial in
R/U: Taylor Nielsen, Damascus, OR (’01 Half Scale) -foul
SEMI: Spencer David, Eugene, OR
W: Taylor Toftemark, Castle Rock, WA (’03 Half Scale) .018, 9.168, 69.29, 9.10 dial in
R/U: Cheyanne Helvey, Milwaukie, OR )’09 Eickmann) .010, 9.478, 68.20, 9.40 dial in
SEMI: Jerold Mix, Aumsville, OR
W: Justin Harmon, Bay City, OR (’00 Van Ness) .126, 12.047, 51.99, 11.99 dial in
R/U: Kyler Pitts, Lebanon, OR ( Jr. Dragster) .067, 12.848, 45.90, 12.90 dial in
SEMI: Trevin Walberg, Junction City, OR
W: Eli Iverson, Salem, OR (Jr. Dragster) .094, 9.171, 68.59, 9.14 dial in
R/U: Tucker Tooke-Terry, Portland, OR ( Jr. Dragster) .226, 8.005, 79.82, 7.94 dial in
SEMI: Miranda Floyd, Gresham, OR
W: Ronald Weise, Springfield, OR (‘34 Coupe) .012, 10.306, 126.83, 10.30 dial in
R/U: Debbie Dawson, Sutherlin, OR (’76 Vega) .034, 9.958, 134.44, 9.93 dial in
SEMI: Danny Wargnier, Keizer, OR
W: Kyle Saucy, Molalla, OR (’68 Valiant) .039, 10.873, 121.19, 10.88 dial in
R/U: Cliff Mansfield, Odell, OR (’67 Coronet) -foul
SEMI: John Baker, The Dalles, OR
W: Jeff Courtney, Portland, OR (’04 Dodge) .010, 15.342, 86.91, 15.29 dial in
R/U: Tom Dettmer, Gresham, OR (’07 Dodge) .130, 12.591, `08.94, 12.60 dial in
SEMI: Bob Gibbs, Aumsville, OR