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Dragsters wrap up Rumble series

The Rumble on the Runway drag racing series finished out in style last weekend in Port McNeill.

PORT McNEILL—The Rumble on the Runway drag racing series finished out in style last weekend as  the hot, dry weather made for ideal conditions on the track.

Saturday saw the drivers settle some unfinished business from Race 4, running the finals carried over from the July 20 meet.

Black Creek’s Otto Schulte topped the Super-Pro class ahead of Todd Fredericks, while Greg Wright beat out TJ Stagg for Pro honours.

The Sportsman class win was claimed by Doug Day ahead of Larry Hopps.

In Race 5, also run Saturday, Steve Veich from Courtenay beat out Port McNeill’s own Chris Sharpe for the Super-Pro win.

Parksville’s Dave Deck took top honours in the Pro class ahead of Vince Smith, while Port Alberni’s Ron Clark held off Brent Odland for the Sportsman win..

Sunday saw the drivers back on the track for Race 6, the final outing of the season at the eighth-mile strip.

Schulte was once again top in the Super-Pro class Sunday, crowning a fine weekend for the Black Creek driver.

Port Alberni’s Richard Spencer headed up the standings in the Pro class, while Port McNeill’s Dayton Fentie topped the Sportsman class.

For more information on the events, see the North Island Timing Association’s Facebook page or website: northislandtimingassociation.com.

 

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