PETERSON CLAIMS NITRO FUNNY BIKE TITLE AT US 131
Riders from 11 Different States Hoist Trophies in All-Harley Michigan Nationals
MARTIN, Mich. Iowas Jordan Peterson won the featured Nitro Funny Bike title and riders representing 10 other states shared in the bounty at the AMRA Michigan Nationals All-Harley drag races at US 131 Motorsports Park.
Although Peterson won the feature, he had to share center stage with Donnie Huffman of Lakeland, FL, and Charley Douglas of Staunton, VA, both of whom were double winners in the event. Huffman prevailed in Pro Gas and Super Comp; Douglas in Outlaw Street and Super Street. Huffman just missed out on a triple when he was guilty of a .006 of a second breakout foul in the final round of Super Gas.
Peterson raced through the quarter-mile in 7.395 seconds at 184.28 miles per hour to beat veteran Jim Doyle of Chicopee, MA, who had trouble and slowed to 12.037 seconds at only 73.90 mph in the final.
In the other premier category, Pro Fuel, Dennis Waldron of Owings, MD, topped former AMRA and NHRA World Champion Janette Thornley of Statesville, NC, in the final.
Among the other winners was Bill Doherty of Wyoming who won one for the host state, beating John Price of Emmitsburg, MD, in the Pro Mod final.
MARTIN, Mich. Results from the AMRA Michigan Nationals All-Harley drag races Sunday at US 131 Motorsports Park (results include reaction time, elapsed time, target time when applicable and finish line speed):
NITRO FUNNY BIKE Jordan Peterson, Titonka, Iowa, .032, 7.395, 184.28 mph, def. Jim Doyle, Chicopee, MA, .052, 12.037, 73.90 mph.
PRO FUEL Dennis Waldron, Owings, MD, .183, 7.704, 161.41 mph, def. Janette Thornley, Statesville, NC, .130, 7.893, 149.25 mph.
PRO GAS Donnie Huffman, Lakeland, FL, .046, 9.003, 148.27 mph, def. Greg Frost, Omaha, NE, .066, 9.850, 145.30 mph.
PRO MOD Bill Doherty, Wyoming, MI, .025, 8.526, 153.27 mph, def. John Price, Emmitsburg, MD, .006, 8.679, 157.65 mph.
MODIFIED V-MOD Gary Douglas, Staunton, VA, .180, 9.986, 129.31 mph, def. Gregg Gross, Proctorville, Ohio, .035, 10.376, 97.54 mph.
OUTLAW STREET Charley Douglas, Staunton, VA, .045, 8.152, 159.80 mph, def. Dan Dennis, Barron, WI, .126, 8.404, 165.08 mph.
HOT STREET Brian Conley Jr., Country Club Hills, IL, .148, 9.223, 145.23 mph, def. Dave Cartwright, Evansville, IN, no time.
DRESSER Jeremy Williamson, Newcastle, IN, .127, 9.307, 149.70 mph, def. Eric Henderson, Erie, PA, .174, 9.678, 147.06 mph.
SUPER COMP Donnie Huffman, Lakeland, FL, .064, 9.145, 131.85 mph, def. Dave Cartwright, Evansville, IN, .239, 9.228, 144.97 mph.
TOP ELIMINATOR (9.30 target) David Doremus, Loveland, Ohio, .034, 9.550, 119.81 mph, def. Sharon Dubois, Lowell, IN, .011, 9.624, 138.21 mph.
SUPER GAS (9.90 target) John Shotts, Galesburg, IL, .009, 9.925, 130.93 mph, def. Donnie Huffman, Lakeland, FL, .006, 9.894 breakout foul, 124.07 mph.
SUPER PRO (10.30 target) Lou Martin, Florence, KY, .005, 10.226, 128.42 mph, def. Sharon Dubois, Lowell, IN, .034, 10.179 breakout foul, 129.85 mph.
PRO ELIMINATOR (10.90 target) Chris Hoppe, Pennington, NJ, .089, 10.907 106.64 mph, def. William Grove, Dallas, GA, .073, 10.836, 116.34 mph.
STREET ELIMINATOR (11.50 target) Terry Mason, Spring Hill, TN, .076, 11.586, 79.03 mph, def. Loren Potter, McDonald, TN, .142, 12.525, 96.57 mph.
ELIMINATOR Tony Eads, Indianapolis, IN, .235, 15.354 on a 13.640, 90.25 mph, def. Chad Trayner, Lexington, KY, foul.
SUPER STREET Charley Douglas, Staunton, VA, .008, 10.313, 125.49 mph, def. Clayton Danford, Tallmadge, Ohio, foul.
TROPHY STREET James White, Unknown, .085, 13.344 on a 13.200, 96.63 mph, def. Tommy Eads, Indianapolis, IN, .284, 13.928 on a 13.680, 91.35 mph.