NETO race 8 completed July 9, 2016
NETO race 8 was held at Beaver Springs dragway July 9 2016
On a bright, sunny and very hot day, 21 racers braved the heat to put on a great show. The race was sponsored by Psyched Clone racing from Staten Island NY. John and Kitty Giambertone presented the trophies.
John Giambertone in his high revving 1965 “Psyched Clone” Mercury Cyclone won Comp Eliminator. Despite having to run twice within a few minutes, after the race had to be re run due to a tree malfunction. John ran a 9.88 on a 9.60 index to win. Here are John and wife Kitty with the winner trophy.
Scott Thorpe took Comp runner up in his BBC powered 1955 Nomad. Scott ran a 9.97 on a 9.60 index. Here are Scott with wife Nellie and the grand children with the trophy.
Nostalgia eliminator was won by Wayne Farquhar driving the Team Farquhar 1969 406 C.I. Chevelle. Wayne ran an 11.64 on a 11.57 dial. Here is Wayne with the trophy.
Runner up was Bruce Patterson driving the Team Patterson 1966 427 C.I. Biscayne. Bruce ran an 11.76 on a 11.70 dial. here is Bruce with the trophy.