The Hot Rod class was part of the Smoke and Fire weekend at Mission Raceway. There were 25 Hot Rod racers on Saturday.
In round 1, Grant Toutant red lit giving the win to Robin Reding. Randy Hermsen and Dave Lieb both red lit with the win going to Dave Lieb. Roger Winter took out Alyssa Ward with a .047 light and a 8.87 run on a 8.69 dial in. Melinda Neil took out Silvia Hoogstins with a .019 light and a 14.50 run on a 14.44 dial in. Wilf Friesen red lit giving the win to Dave Wren. Ryan Johnston broke during time trials giving John Carpenter a single in to round 2. Dustin Hunter red lit giving the win to Len Kemp. Jerry Byfield red lit giving the win to George Criddle. Mark Thompson red lit giving the win to Graham Edney
Bill Halicki took out Kevin McNabb with a .032 light and a 10.97 run on a 10.90 dial in. Zak Yaroshuk took out Bill Clifford with a .023 light and a 9.41 run on a 9.37 dial in. Ed Loewen red lit giving the win to Barry Patterson. Mark Boutilier had the bye into round 2.
In round 2, Melinda Neil had a bye into round 3. Robin Reding red lit giving the win to Bill Halicki. Len Kemp red lit giving the win to Graham Edney. Zak Yaroshuk took out Dave Wren with a .003 light and a 9.33 run on a 9.30 dial in. Mark Boutilier took out Barry Patterson with a .089 light and a 12.17 run on a 12.14 dial in. Roger Winter took out Dave Lieb with a .043 light and a 8.83 run on a 8.67 dial in. George Criddle broke at the line giving the win to John Carpenter.
In round 3, Roger Winter took out Bill Halicki with a .130 light and a 8.68 run on a 8.67 dial in. Melinda Neil red lit giving the win to John Carpenter. Graham Edney red lit giving the win to Mark Boutilier. Zak Yaroshuk got the single into round 4.
In round 4, Mark Boutilier red lit giving the win to John Carpenter. Roger Winter took out Zak Yaroshuk with a .009 light and a 8.78 run on a 8.73 dial in.
In the final, John Carpenter red lit giving the win to Roger Winter. Congratulations Roger!!
The next Hot Rod race is the last race week for the bracket cars. October 1st and 2nd will be a double-header weekend. Hope to see everyone out for the last weekend of racing. Be safe.