Pomona Finals – Canadian Photo Extra

Calgary’s Ken Mostowich ran his “new” Corvette Roadster at Pomona and promptly won 3 rounds with it in Super Gas


Jason Rupert had a good go at Pomona driving Geoff Goodwin’s Synoil-backed TAFC. They qualified #8 before falling to eventual winner John Lombardo in round #2.


Edmonton’s Don St. Arnaud ran a stupendous 276.41 mph during TAD qualifying — according to our records that is by far the fastest any Canadian has run in the category!


Samantha Kenny had a very strong outing during the NHRA AAA Auto Club Finals — going to the 5th round in Super Comp.


Congratulations to Canadian favorite fuel FC racer Jeff Arend who recorded a career quick 4.036 secs at Pomona. Jeff also took out John Force in round #1 on Sunday.


Bryon Setters (Red Deer AB) was the top qualifying Canadian in Super Stock — he ran is GT/CA Pontiac to a .952 sub index for the #4 position.


Stefan Kondolay had a valiant attempt in the chase for the NHRA World Super Comp crown. The B.C. racer fell just short however with a -.002 foul in round four.


Les Davenport and Jirka Kaplan were very impressive during their NHRA national event debut together in TAFC. They qualified #5 and won in round one.


Bob Gullett (from Calgary) qualified his cool ’68 G/S Nova high on the Stock eliminator grid — his -.937 was good for #6


Versatile and very talented Canadian racer Mike Shannon (from Kelowna) ran cars in both Super Gas and Super Comp during the AAA Auto Club Finals.

(Photos by:  Bruce Biegler)

To view even more images from NHRA’s Pomona Finals visit our event photo gallery:  HERE