Doll, Smyth Win in Epping
Multiple winners were crowned today at New England Dragway and the NHRA New England Nationals in Epping, New Hampshire. Doug Doll Jr., coming off a Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series divisional victory in Maple Grove Raceway, was victorious again in Comp Eliminator. Doll ran 7.462 seconds, 170.82 mph to best Al Ackerman, 8.033, 166.27.
Doll was not the only winner from Reading, Pa., to repeat as Allison Smyth cruised to victory in her Pontiac Firebird in the Stock Eliminator class. Smyth ran 10.487, 123.56 to surpass Jerry Hatch and his Plymouth Duster, 10.678, 122.64.
In the Super Stock class, John Santangelo went back to back to back, winning for the third time in a row at the New England Nationals. Santangelo ran his Camaro to a 10.318, 121.88 pass to defeat. Ray Knight, Olds Calis, 10.067, 131.46.
Matt Harper repeated his victory from 2014, winning in the Top Sportsman presented by RacingRVs.com. Harper, drove his Grand Prix to a 7.313, 187.26 mph lap to defeat Fred Perkins’ 6.732, 202.88.
Jay Turner ran 6.292, 223.32 defeating Tii Tharpe, 6.467, 198.03 to claim victory in the Top Fuel Harley class and the NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series.
The other drivers visiting the winner’s circle were John Smith in Super Comp; Tom Stalba (9th National Event win) in Super Gas; Steve Sisko in Super Street, and Ricky Romano in Pro Stock Snowmobile.
The following are final results from the NHRA New England National results from New England Dragway:
Doug Doll Jr., Dragster, 7.462, 170.82 def. Al Ackerman, Dragster, 8.033, 166.27.
Joe Santangelo, Chevy Camaro, 10.318, 121.88 def. Ray Knight, Olds Calis, 10.067, 131.46.
Allison Smyth, Pontiac Firebird, 10.487, 123.56 def. Jerry Hatch, Plymouth Duster, 10.678, 122.64.
John Smith, Dragster, 8.909, 165.33 def. Nick Willard, Dragster, 8.918, 162.86.
Tom Stalba, Chevy Corvette, 9.902, 163.95 def. Ray Sawyer, Chevy Camaro, 9.937, 167.28.
Steve Sisko, Chevy Vega, 10.922, 139.29 def. Keith Mayers, Porsche, 10.907, 149.91.
Matt Harper, Pontiac Grand Prix, 7.313, 187.26 def. Fred Perkins, Chevy Bel Air, 6.732, 202.88.
TOP FUEL HARLEY
Jay Turner, Harley, 6.292, 223.32 def. Tii Tharpe, Harley, 6.467, 198.03.
PRO STOCK SNOWMOBILE
Ricky Romano, Yamaha, 8.658, 148.95 def. Tyler Small, Ski Doo, 8.570, 152.92.
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