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The Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Association’s World Finals from Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park

The Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Association's World Finals from Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park

Chandler, ARIZ. (November 9, 2015) – There was thunder on the lake Sunday as the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Association’s World Finals began elimination rounds on the water.  Everything from Personal Watercraft to nitro drinking Top Fuel Hydro beasts would do their best to put the screws to the lake for the win.

The Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Association's World Finals from Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park

The Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Association’s World Finals from Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park

The Spirit of Texas, piloted by Scotty Lumbert and the Speed Sports, piloted by Jarret Silvey met in the final round of Top Fuel Hydro in front of a packed grand stand.  After firing their engines and turning on the nitro, Silvey hit the throttle early by -.084.  Lumbert piloted to the Spirit of Texas to a 3.653 at 245.258 mph.  Had Silvey not gone red he may have taken the win with his 3.622, 246.144 mph pass.

Scott Lumbert and the Spirit of Texas would not only win the Top Fuel Hydro, but he also set a world record with his 265.24 mph run.  He backed it up with a 266.33 mph pass.  Eddie Knox racing and the Problem Child still holds the TFH ET record of 3.396 set by Daryl Erlich in August 2011 at the Marble Falls Lakefest.

In Top Alcohol Hydro, Dale Riggs had problems off the start with a 5.408 light and did not complete the pass in the Bad Moon Rising.  Bob Pizza piloted the What a Tomato to a 4.426 a 201.721 for the win.

Top Alcohol Flat paired Randy Ball in The Oklahoman and Don Bausher in Habit Forming for the final round of eliminations.  Bausher went red by -.037, handing the win to Ball.  Ball cut a .032 light and went on to run a 5.332 at 147.261 mph on his winning pass.

In Pro Mod, Jimmy Booher in the A Fist full of Dollars and Shawn Reed in Top Secret would climb the through the ladders to the final round.  In a hole shot win, Booher got off the line first with a .065 light and went on to run a 7.021 at 170.778 mph for the win.  Reed ran a faster, but losing 7.000 at 172.745 mph.

Robert Leas in Desparado and Travis Tutle in Short Fuse met in the final round of Pro Outlaw.  Leas went red by -.108.  Tutle ran Short Fuse to a 5.389 at 169.607 mph for the win.

Quick Eliminator was won by Todd Ebert in Another Wet Dream after Kjell Adams wasn’t able to post a time in Liquid Motion.  Ebert ran a 6.094 at 133.952 mph for the win.

Pro Eliminator saw Tom Roberts in Outa Control and Jeff Hills in Wet-N-Ready meeting on the rope.  Hills left with a 0.126 light against Roberts’ .086 light.  Roberts got off the line first and ran a 8.227 at 120.160 mph for the win against 8.416 at 128.571.

Jeff Vail in Shock Therapy and Garrett Breistig in Trophy Wife rose through the ranks to meet in the final round of Top Eliminator.  In a hole shot win, Breistig cut a .034 light and went on to run a 9.106 at 104.046 mph for the win.  Vail left with a .157 light and ran a 8.990 at 111.940.

In Modified Eliminator, Joe McVemore in Superchicken and Rich Saindon met on the line for the final round of eliminations.  Mclemore cut a .040 light against Saindon’s .065.  Mclemore ran a 10.027 at 92.784 mph against Saindon’s 10.027 at 92.784 mph for the win.

Stock Eliminator paired Paul Hodges in Banana Spit and Jim Bernard in the finals.  Hodges went red by -.049, giving Bernard an easy win.  Bernard ran a 11.098 at 89.374 mph.

Don Blayney and Glenson Boehme in Blackies Magic paired in the final elimination of River Racer.  Boehme got off the line first with a .268 light against Blayney’s .331, but Blayney would make up for it by running 12.437 ay 81.227 mph against Boehme’s 14.734 at 65.502 mph.

Mike Adams and Brian Marble made it to the final elimination round of Personal Watercraft.  Adams cut a 1.332 light and went on to run a 20.418 at 56.639 mph.  Marble was almost twice as fast off the tree with a .723 light.  He ran a 21.802 at 40.232 mph.

Personal Watercraft 2 had Dylan Crownover and Dakota Sternadel meeting on the starting line in the finals.  Sternadel went red by -0.092 giving Crownover the win.  Crownover ran a 17.185 at 54.811 mph in his winning pass down the lake.

Cracker Box Pro was won by the NRI Sponsored P-74 Clean Logic.  Clean logic also won the 2015 season.

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