NETO race 1 completed May 6, Lebanon Valley, race 2 rained out
NETO race 1 was completed Saturday May 6 at Lebanon Valley Dragway. The race was sponsored by Accurate Auto Repair of Norwalk, CT and opened our 2017 season. Paula Nappi presented the trophies. Race 2, sheduled for Sunday may 7 at Lebanon Valley Dragway was cancelled due to rain before the first time trial.
Vinny Laurita made a victorious return to NETO Comp by winning Comp Eliminator. Vinny has been out of action for the past three years after grenading his motor on a winning run at Numidia. Since then Vinny has updated the chassis completely at Valley Chassis Works. In his return to competition Vinny showed no rust . Vinny in his BBC powered 69 Camaro ran an 8.961 on a 8.90 index. Here is Vinny with wife Bridget receiving the trophy.
Lou Laferrara jr. turned on the red light in his S & W BBC altered to capture runner up. Lou ran a 7.603 on a 7.60 index. Here is Lou jr along with Guy, Lou sr, Taco, Staci and Frank receiving the trophy.
Nostalgia eliminator was won by Frank (Taco) Martinez in his BBF powered Maverick. Frank ran 10.766 on a 10.65 dial to take the win. Here is Frank with friends Frank and Lou receiving the trophy.
Greg Schreiner in his SBC powered Camaro was runner up. Greg ran a 11.575 on a 11.52 dial. Here is Greg receiving the trophy.
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