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Hank Wilhelm takes Super Pro victory at Atlanta Dragway

By Jerry Towns
  Contact Editor

With a pair of Summit ET Drag Racing events on tap at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia on Saturday, drivers had the opportunity to double up on wins.

In the first round of racing, Hank Wilhelm edged out division points leader Susan Spikes for the Super Pro victory. In the final, Wilhelm ran a 5.176 ET on his 5.10 dial in at 126.13 mph and a prefect 0.001 reaction time. Spikes ran a 5.027 ET on her 4.98 dial in at 135.18 mph and a reaction of 0.040.

In the Pro final, Chad Brewer defeated Mike Kolakowski with a 6.756 off his dial in of 6.74 at 98.30 mph and a great reaction of 0.006. Kolakowski ran a 6.714 ET off a 6.68 dial in at 97.91 mph and a 0.031 reaction time.

In the Sportsman final, Dickey Forrester took the win over Tracy Schaffer. Forrester ran an 11.591 ET on his 11.53 dial in (quarter mile) at 115.17 mph and a reaction time of 0.068. Schaffer ran a 14.661 ET (break out) with a dial in of 14.74 at 94.94 mph and a 0.051 reaction time.

In the second set of races, Brad Howard took the Super Pro victory over Jimmy Mayfield. Howard ran a 4.703 ET on his 4.68 dial in at 146.11 mph and a 1.001 reaction time. Mayfield ran a 5.099 ET off his 4.53 dial in at 119.88 mph but with a red light reaction of -.149.

Brent Wheeler got his first Pro win of the season over Robby Nelson by running a 6.617 on a 6.58 dial in at 97.52 mph and a 0.063 reaction time. Nelson ran a 7.147 ET off his 7.10 dial in at 95.94 mph and a 0.072 reaction.

In the Sportsman final, Harold Wilson scored his first win of the season over Russell Haskins. Wilson ran a 12.644 ET on his 12.62 dial in at 102.91 mph and a 0.037 reaction time. Haskins ran a 12.518 ET off a dial in of 12.52 (break out) at 112.18 mph and a 0.062 reaction time.

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Atlanta Dragway – Commerce, GA
Summit ET Series – September 9, 2017

Race One

SUPER PRO                     CAR                       HOMETOWN               ET           MPH   DIAL-IN

Win:  Hank Wilhelm                 Ed Quay Dragster       Maysville, GA                    5.176            126.13   5.10

R/U:  Susan Spikes                 01 Undercover Commerce, GA                       5.027   135.18   4.98

Semi: John Hobbs                   70 Camaro                  Conyers, GA

 

PRO                                 CAR                       HOMETOWN               ET           MPH     DIAL-IN

Win:  Chad Brewer                  73 Nova                       Canton, GA                       6.756            98.30     6.74

R/U:  Mike Kolakowski            78 Camaro                  Olto, NC                            6.714            97.91     6.68

Semi:  Eric Smith                    71 Nova                       Baldwin, GA

 

SPORTSMAN                   CAR                       HOMETOWN               ET           MPH     DIAL-IN

Win:  Dickey Forrester 68 Camaro                  Hickory Flat, GA                      11.591 115.17   11.53

R/U:  Tracy Shaffer                 16 Challenger              Dallas, GA                         14.661            94.94     14.74

Semi: Sid Hopper, Sr              85 Blazer                     Gainesville, GA

 

Race Two

SUPER PRO                     CAR                       HOMETOWN               ET           MPH   DIAL-IN

Win:  Brad Howard                  Chevy Dragster           Gainesville, GA                 4.703            146.11   4.68

R/U:  Jimmy Mayfield              03 Worthy                    Gainesville, GA                 5.099            119.88   4.53

Semi: John Hobbs                   70 Camaro                  Conyers, GA

 

PRO                                 CAR                       HOMETOWN               ET           MPH     DIAL-IN

Win:  Brent Wheeler                66 Coronet                  Watkinsville, GA                6.617            97.52     6.58

R/U:  Robby Nelson                92 Chevy                     McDonough, GA               7.147            95.94     7.10

Semi:  Thomas Palmer           85 T-Bird                     West Union, SC

Semi:  Austin Smith                 73 Camaro                  Baldwin, GA

 

SPORTSMAN                   CAR                       HOMETOWN               ET           MPH     DIAL-IN

Win:  Harold Wilson                79 El Camino                          Winder, GA                  12.644            102.91   12.62

R/U:  Russell Haskins             13 Ford                        Marietta, GA                      12.518            112.18   12.52

Semi: Allen Schaffer                16 Challenger              Dallas, GA

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