Central Canadian racers descended on Minnesota’s BIR last weekend for another rousing edition of the NHRA Lucas Oil Nationals……
2014 defending event Champion Scott McVey (from Ile Des Chains MB) qualified #3 in TAFC (with a 5.608 secs) before losing out to eventual winner Chris Foster in round #2
Art and Rachelle Thibert towed into BIR from Tilbury Ontario to enter their similar Chevy Malibu’s in Stock eliminator.
Ron Glowna (from St. Andrews MB) raced his cool ’71 Demon D/SA in Stock eliminator
Gord Gingles qualified the newest version of Clif Bakx’s “The Bull” strong in TAD with a 5.362 secs – but had a centreline violation in round #1
Tom Richards had a good event in S/C going to round 3 in eliminations with his Winnipeg-based machine.
Len Stauss (from Winnipeg) had his S&W Chevy powered car at BIR for Super Comp racing
Jeff Crooks (from Brandon MB) won three rounds in Super Gas with is ’67 Firebird.
Kevin Love (from Portage La Prairie MB) qualified his K/SA ’76 Firebird #11 in Stock eliminator.
Robert Shultz (Ridgeville MB) raced the Schultz Family dragster to a 2nd round finish in S/C
All photos by: “Jumpin’ Jimmy” Kampmann