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October 20, 2015

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Friday qualifying

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The opening day of the 24th annual California Hot Rod Reunion® presented by Automobile Club of Southern California concluded on Friday with nostalgia quarter-mile nitro drag racing and California car culture on display.

The day kicked off with hundreds of hot rods and customs flooding into Auto Club Famoso Raceway. Gleaming chrome and meticulously detailed machines were on display during the course of the day.

Racing action was also a focal point of the day's activities with Top Fuel and Funny Car headlining the action. In Top Fuel, Tony Bartone led the field with a run of 5.585 seconds at 242.10 mph. In Funny Car Ryan Hodgson led the nitro category with a run of 5.642 at 262.28.

The opening day concluded with the California Hot Rod Reunion Honoree Reception-taking place at the Double Tree hotel in Bakersfield, Calif.
The following are Friday's qualifying results from the NHRA Motorsports Museum 24th annual California Hot Rod Reunion, presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California:

1 616 Ryan Hodgson, Edmonton AB, '69 Camaro 5.642 262.28 262.28
2 766 Jason Rupert, Yorba Linda CA, '69 Camaro 5.652 259.76 259.76
3 496 John Hale, Addison TX, '69 Camaro 5.681 246.26 246.26
4 6006 Mark Sanders, Maple Valley WA, '70 Mustang 5.772 253.61 253.61
5 700 Steven Densham, Oceanside CA, '69 Camaro 5.777 245.23 245.23
6 736 Dan Horan, Rancho Cascades CA, '66 Mustang 5.778 249.58 249.58
7 778 James Day, San Juan Capistrano CA, '78 Challen 5.785 244.60 244.60
8 308 Marc White, Chicago IL, '77 Monza 5.792 246.39 246.39
9 7900 Richard Townsend, Oakdale CA, '69 Camaro 5.793 247.75 247.75
10 732 Kris Krabill, Tacoma WA, '78 Firebird 5.815 242.93 242.93
11 6800 Claude Lavoie, Anderson CA, '72 Satelite 5.841 241.32 241.32
12 13 Cory Lee, Oceanside CA, '77 Firebird 5.845 250.27 250.27
13 707 Matt Bynum, Ypsianti Mi, '69 Mustang 5.858 248.57 248.57
14 726 Marc Meadors, Alamo CA, '70 Camaro 5.888 245.09 245.09
15 758 Rian Konno, Rosemead CA, '73 Mustang 5.898 209.10 209.10
16 625 Nathan Sitko, Edmonton AB, '77 Arrow 5.904 247.02 247.02

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17 756 Don Hudson, Atacadero CA, '77 Trans AM 5.963 231.08 239.87
18 3557 Barrie Young, Pleasant Prairie WI, '69 Camaro 5.995 239.02 239.02
19 7212 Pete Peterson, Trabuco Canyon Ca, '77 Monza 6.003 240.98 240.98
20 7491 Alex Miladinovich, Orange CA, '69 Mustang 6.050 233.80 233.80
21 791 Brad Thompson, Visalia CA, '78 Camaro 6.168 169.53 169.53
22 7392 Justin Taylor, Anaheim Ca, '73 Mustang 6.218 227.11 227.11
23 7222 Dennis Swearingen, Carson CA, '79 Omni 6.401 228.34 228.34
24 6345 Clint Thompson, Klamath Falls OR, '74 Camaro 6.414 194.72 194.72
25 6017 Marcus Lawson, Spokane WA, '77 Trans AM 6.550 203.22 203.22
26 168 Steve Nichols, Newark DE, '78 Camaro 6.567 185.51 185.51
27 7380 Rick Rogers, San Diego CA, '73 Chevy Camaro 6.605 232.95 232.95
28 781 Mendy Fry, Aliso Viejo CA, '78 Challenger 7.254 131.82 131.82
29 800 Tony Betts, No Benfleet Essex , '69 Camaro 8.196 167.97 167.97
30 743 Wally Giavia, Klamath Falls OR, '78 Challenger 12.579 66.83 66.83
31 71 Cruz Pedregon, Brownsburg IN, '77 Trans AM 12.613 76.36 76.36
32 7743 John Weaver, Hanford CA, '78 Arrow DQ

Top Fuel

1 1 Tony Bartone, Long Island City NY, McKinney-417 5.585 242.10 242.10
2 7131 Rick White, San Diego CA, '06 Hansen 5.668 259.96 259.96
3 716 Bill Dunlap, Capitola CA, '03 Stirling 5.696 241.67 241.67
4 774 Jim Murphy, Santa Rosa CA, '13 Neil and Parks 5.752 228.46 228.46
5 700 Terry Cox, Clarkburg CA, '06 Uyehara 5.794 251.53 251.53
6 727 Ron August, Pleasanton CA, Uyehara 5.844 231.08 235.39
7 766 Adam Sorokin, Glendale CA, '04 Sterling 5.961 190.43 202.88
8 724 Denver Schutz, Fresno CA, '13 Neil and Parks 6.088 211.39 211.39
9 772 Rick Williamson, Stockton CA, '12 Davidson 6.778 144.29 219.22
10 7188 Brendan Murry, San Jose CA, '10 Rooman 7.517 110.33 110.33
11 318 David Hirata, Lowell IN, 8.497 95.05 95.05
12 752 Dusty Green, Pleasant Hill CA, '10 Neil and Pa 13.897 68.21 68.21
13 701 Rick McGee, Exeter CA, '10 Uyehara DQ

 

 

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