Super Chevy Show New England Coverage

Russo Runs the Table at Super Chevy's New England Stop

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Massachusetts Nitro Coupe competitor John Russo has "Draggin' Slayer" onthe front spoiler of his '68 Camaro SS, and he did just that at theSuper Chevy Show's Epping, New Hampshire event. Russo took both theTrim Parts low qualifier award and Sunday's championship, beating ChrisRusso in the finals. Chris was trying for a Nitro Coupe two-peat aftera win in Maple Grove.

In Saturday qualifying, John led the pack with a 6.274 at 227.00 mph. In Sunday's finals, he turned in a 6.384 at 221.34 to best Chris Russo,who had a 6.464 at 216.93 miles per hour.

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Adding some zest and a lot of speed to the Super Chevy Show at Eppingwere the National Speed Association Snowmobiles, who turned in wildtimes on dry land. Winner Jeremy Hannen of Durand, Michigan ran his2005 Fire Cat to a 8.455 at 149.76 mph in the finals. The reaction timechamp in finals round was Bracket Two winner Bill Chapman of Woburn, MAwho snagged an .005 light. (Complete bracket race finals informationfollows).

After a week off, the Super Chevy Show heads to the South Side ofChicago and Route 66 Raceway August 11-13.

Nitro Coupe Qualifying - Saturday 7/29
Qualifying Position Driver/Hometown Car ET MPH
1 John Russo, Middleton, MA '68 Camaro 6.274 227
2 Scott Filkins, Wareham, MA Pontiac 6.296 232.71
3 Paul "Red Eagle" Athey, Plainfield, CT '41 Willy's 6.373 220.26
4 Chris Russo, Cedar Grove, NJ '63 Corvette 6.467 215.82
5 William Farmer, Maryland '57 Chevy 6.542 219.01
6 Gene Terenzio, Stanford, CT '68 Camaro 7.673 207.91

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Nitro Coupe Eliminations - Sunday 7/29

Semi - Finals
Chris Russo - R/T: .111 - ET: 6.455 - MPH: 217.46
defeated
Gene Terenzio - R/T: .024 - ET: 7.616 - MPH: 202.00

John Russo - R/T: .108 - ET: 6.401 - MPH: 222.07
defeated
Scott Filkins - R/T: .167 - ET: 12.909 - MPH: 98.25

Finals
John Russo - R/T: .111 - ET: 6.384 - MPH: 221.34
defeated
Chris Russo - R/T: .106 - ET: 6.464 - MPH: 216.93

Low E.T. for season: 6.249 Randy Adler (Pomona)
Top M.P.H. for season: 225.56 mph - Trevor Lowe (Pomona)

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Mickey Thompson Nitro Coupe Challenge Points after 12 National Events

1. Tony "Sandman" Williams, Millington, TN - 115 pts.
2. Randy Adler, Tinley Park, IL - 110 pts.
3. Bruce Boland, Stoney Creek, ONT, Canada - 80 pts.
4. Tommy Howes, Laytonsville, MD - 60 pts.
5. Jeff Merritt, Merrillville, IN - 45 pts.
6. Dave Tomasino, Holley, NY - 40 pts.
7. Mike Swinarski, Hamburg, NY - 30 pts.
8. Dan Nickelson, La Verne, CA - 25 pts.
9. Wayne Torkelson, Belpre, OH - 15 pts.

Trim Parts Low Qualifier - Sat 7/29

Nitro Coupes: John Russo 6.274 227.88

Bracket Racing Series Eliminations Sunday 7/30 (All classes raced at 1/4 mile)

Mr. Gasket Bracket One Pro Eliminator

Winner: Jonathan Merrill, Hampstead, NH - '78 Malibu - R/T: .010 - Dial-in: 8.93 - ET: 8.951 - MPH: 151.43
Runner-up: Hong Lee, Sr., Durham, NH - R/T: .053 - Dial-in: 8.23 - ET: 8.214 - MPH: 158.67

Bracket Two Eliminator

Winner: Bill Chapman, Woburn, MA, '84 Camaro - R/T: .005 - ET: 10.055 - MPH: 134.39
Runner-up: Jeff Veins, Epping, NH - R/T: .042 - ET: 11.758 - MPH: 113.11

DOT

Winner: Richard Carlow, Chepachet, RI - '69 Nova - R/T: .109 - Dial-in: 11.85 - ET: 11.836 - MPH: 114.34
Runner-up: Warren Meyer, Brentwood, NH - '64 Chevy - R/T: .134 - Dial-in: 17.14 - ET: 16.967 - MPH: 79.89

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Snowmobile Race

Winner: Jeremy Hannen, Durand, NJ - '05 Fire Cat - R/T: .146 - ET: 8.455 - MPH: 149.76
Runner-up: Jay Pearl, Newport, ME - '99 Artic Cat - R/T: .175 - ET: 8.676 - MPH: 148.14 Jr. Dragster Race

Winner: Jenna Tavares, Mashpee, MA - R/T: .037 - R/T: 7.94 - ET: 7.980 - MPH: 81.25
Runner-up: Chris Sparago, Wilbraham, MA - R/T: .085 - R/T: 8.27 - ET: 8.312 - MPH: 80.02

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