ET Bracket Series points race was rescheduled to May 13 following April 29 rain-out

 

Gateway Motorsports Park held a make-up race for its ET Bracket Series presented by Carl’s 4-Wheel Drive & Performance Center on Saturday, May 13 after the original date of April 29 was rained out.

There have not been any repeat winners in three ET Bracket Series points races held to date in 2017. Danny Ratulowski of Highland, Illinois, took out his older brother, Mike, in the Sportsman finale. Current points leader Mike Eggleston of Highland, Illinois defeated Kevin Johnson of Foristel, Missouri in the final round of Super Pro eliminations. Defending Super Pro Motorcycle champion Charles Willis Jr. of Collinsville, Illinois scored his first win of the 2017 campaign over Mike Simpher of Barnhart, Missouri. Jon Tignor won the Sportsman final over Jeremy McKague of Chamois, Missouri.

 

Final-round results, indicating racer, hometown, vehicle, reaction time, elapsed time, top speed:

SUPER PRO

Winner: Mike Eggleston (Highland, Illinois) Nelson dragster  .005  4.554 sec. 150.58 mph.

Runner-up: Kevin Johnson (Foristel, Missouri) 1970 Chevelle  .011  5.806 sec. 115.38 mph.

 

PRO

Winner: Jon Tignor (Hillsboro, Missouri) .018  6.108 sec. 110.47 mph.

Runner-up: Jeremy McKague (Chamois, Missouri) 1978 Nova  .021  6.450 sec. 102.69 mph.

 

SPORTSMAN

Winner: Danny Ratulowski (Highland, Illinois) 2001 Camaro  .043  13.025 sec. 106.23 mph.

Runner-up: Mike Ratulowski (Highland, Illinois) 2000 Camaro  .053  13.380 sec. 103.59 mph.

 

SUPER PRO MOTORCYCLE

Winner: Charles Willis Jr. (Collinsville, Illinois) Suzuki  .178  9.931 sec. 125.32 mph.

Runner-up: Mike Simpher (Barnhart, Missouri)  .038  10.037 sec. 144.04 mph.

 

Scoreboard: 2017 Gateway Motorsports Park Dragplex winners
Updated: May 13

 

SUPER PRO — ET Bracket Series presented by Carl’s 4-Wheel Drive & Performance Center

Tim Reid (1) — April 1

Ken Jones (1) — April 2

Mike Eggleston (1) — May 13

 

PRO — ET Bracket Series presented by Carl’s 4-Wheel Drive & Performance Center

Randy Weller (1) — April 1

Jeremy McKague (1) — April 2

John Tignor (1) — Pro

 

SPORTSMAN — ET Bracket Series presented by Carl’s 4-Wheel Drive & Performance Center

Seth Schaffer (1) — April 1

Mike Davis (1) — April 2

Danny Ratulowski (1) — May 13

 

SUPER PRO MOTORCYCLE — ET Bracket Series presented by Carl’s 4-Wheel Drive & Performance Center

Bruce Damewood (1) — April 1

Thomas Cole (1) — April 2

Charles Willis Jr. (1) — May 13

 

JR. DRAGSTER THUNDER

Nick Dokman (1) — April 1

Sam Stewart (1) — April 2

 

JR. DRAGSTER LIGHTNING

Andrew Green (1) — April 1

Luke Albietz (1) — April 2

 

JR. DRAGSTER RUNOFF

Nick Dokman (1) — April 1

Sam Stwart (1) — April 2

 

TROPHY

Anitra Vancil (1) — April 1

Rocky Fox (1) — April 2

 

HIGH SCHOOL

Ronnie Beach III (1) — May 10

 

MISSOURI STREET CAR SHOOTOUT

Jason Stam (1) — April 2

 

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About Gateway Motorsports Park

Gateway Motorsports Park is the home of INDYCAR, NASCAR and NHRA racing in the St. Louis region. Located just five minutes from downtown St. Louis and covering more than 340 acres, Gateway Motorsports Park is the largest outdoor entertainment facility in the area. Gateway Motorsports Park’s facilities include a 1/4-mile drag strip, 1.25-mile superspeedway, 1.6-mile road course, the state-of-the-art Gateway Kartplex and a 14-acre, multi-purpose dirt off-road venue.