NETO race 9 completed Aug. 6 at Island dragway
NETO race 9 was completed Sunday August 9 at Island dragway. This was the Island dragway 57th anniversary and the Funny Car Throwdown. Thirty six racers competed in the race which was sponsored by New York Speed and Machine from Staten Island NY. John Giambertone presented the trophies.
Chris Kraft in his 55 Chevy capped off a successful weekend by winning Comp Eliminator. Chris ran a 8.65 on a 8.60 index to take the win. Here is Chris, wife Amy and the crew receiving the trophy.
Jim Mullen was runner up in Comp in his beautiful 63 Corvette. Jim ran a breakout 8.16 on a 8.20 index. here is Jim and wife Carol receiving the trophy.
Two time Nostalgia champion Roger Wright won Nostalgia eliminator in his first weekend racing this season. Roger survived five rounds to take the win turning a 11.21 on a 11.17 dial. Here is Roger and wife Cindy receiving the trophy.
Steve Consentino finished a successful weekend taking the Nostalgia eliminator runner up. Steve tuned on the red light before slowing to a 11.72 on a 10.60 dial. Here is Steve receiving the trophy. There were no homeless people available for to join Steve for the photo.