Texas Automatic OutLaws are taking on a international flavor with Kristinestad Finland’s Bengt Blomberg in his Firebird winning over Doug Morales Lumina in the second all nitrous Texas Automatic Outlaw finals this year at North Star Dragway in Denton, Texas, Doug had won the last Texas Automatic OutLaws race in May at North Star Dragway .
Eleven Texas Automatic OutLaw ProMods made to the trip to North Star Dragway with several teams coming up from the Houston area. David Houser’s red Camaro made it’s competition debut since being rebuilt from a wreck suffered last year in Houston and Jay Ligon brought his Willys truck down from Wichita Falls .
First round of qualifying saw “Cowboy” Woods Pro Charger fed Camaro lead off the pack with a 4.42 seconds elapsed time, Doug Morales Nitrous Lumina 4.65, Jay Ligon Supercharged Willys 4.67, Bengt Blomberg Nitrous Firebird 4.69, Paul Brandt Supercharged Camaro 4.98, Jeff Benham Supercharged Corvette 5.16, Dennis Hendrix Nitrous Firebird 5.52, Chuck Poindexter Chevy Luv truck 6.58, Matt Jones Nitrous Camaro 7.21, David Houser Nitrous Camaro 8.39 .
Second round of qualifying order saw “Cowboy” Woods stay on top with his 4.42 followed by Ligon stepping up to a 4.61, Morales 4.65, Blomberg 4.69, Brandt 4.98, Benham DQ, Hendrix 5.52, Jones 6.19, Houser 6.41, Chuck Poindexter DQ .
David Houser .191 6.76 @ 71.46 def Jay Ligon Redlight (-.132) 4.59 @ 154.59
Jay left a redlight on the tree handing David the win
Doug Morales .168 4.73 @ 149.40 def Dennis Hendrix .477 5.49 @ 128.39
Doug easily got the win when Dennis shut off after a Giant wheel stand
Low Elasped Time and Miles per Hour of the round “Cowboy” Woods 4.45 @ 157.29
Best Reaction Time of the round Paul Brandt .015
Bengt Blomberg .093 4.65 @ 148.61 def David Houser .000 5.45 @ 117.22
David cut down the tree, .00 light, but Bengt easily drove around for the win
Low Elasped Time and Miles per Hour of the round Doug Morales 4.61 @ 152.28
Best Reaction Time of the round David Houser .000
The best race was saved for last Bengt had the better light, .024, and was able to hold off Doug’s faster elapsed time of 4.60 .
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