July 8, 2017, St. Louis Region – Drag racing results from the July 7-8 weekend at Gateway Motorsports Park’s Dragplex in Madison, Illinois.

 

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

 

JULY 7 — FREE-ENTRY BRACKET RACE

Winner: Caleb Beaird (Astoria, Illinois) 2010 dragster  .053  5.020 sec. 136.62 mph.

Runner-up: Joe Renaud (Ladue, Missouri) 1998 Chevrolet  -.008 (foul)  8.258 sec. 74.54 mph.

 

JULY 8 — GATEWAY E.T. BRACKET SERIES

SUPER PRO

Winner: Angelo Belosi (Hillsboro, Illinois) 1967 Nova  .010  6.261 sec. 109.02 mph.

Runner-up: Corey Landolt (Hermann, Missouri) 2010 American dragster  .003  4.761 sec. 142.51 mph.

 

PRO

Winner: John Ratulowski Sr. (Highland, Illinois) 1971 Camaro  .005  6.451 sec. 104.30 mph.

Runner-up: Derek Allen (Waterloo, Illinois) 1988 S-10  .021  7.659 sec.  86.67 mph.

 

SPORTSMAN

Winner: Aaron Hagen (High Ridge, Missouri) 2001 Formula  .064  12.765 sec. 106.07 mph.

Runner-up: Gary Lewis (St. Ann, Missouri) 1969 Skylark  -.020 (foul)  12.411 sec. 109.68 mph.

 

SUPER PRO MOTORCYCLE

Winner: Charles Willis Jr. (Collinsville, Illinois) Suzuki  -.009  9.928 sec. 136.37 mph.

Runner-up: Phil Humphrey (Collinsville, Illinois) Kawasaki  -.061  9.049 sec. 129.44 mph.

 

TROPHY

Winner: Sydney Beach (Troy, Illinois) 2013 Camaro  .168  14.680 sec. 95.60 mph.

Runner-up: Jeremy Rosensrenzel (Belleville, Illinois) 1970 Nova  .043  13.647 sec. 104.00 mph.

 

JR. DRAGSTER THUNDER

Winner: Sam Stewart (Washington, Missouri) -.006  8.972 sec. 70.80 mph.

Runner-up: Jacob Wyman (Jacksonville, Illinois) -.065  9.004 sec. 72.32 mph.

 

JR. DRAGSTER LIGHTNING

Winner: Clayton McGinnis (Independence, Missouri) .000  8.015 sec. 78.97 mph.

Runner-up: Braxton France (Astoria, Illinois) 7.995 sec. 79.58 mph.

 

JR. DRAGSTER RUN-OFF (Thunder winner vs. Lightning winner)

Winner: Clayton McGinnis (Independence, Missouri) .118  7.923 sec. 82.01 mph.

Runner-up: Sam Stewart (Washington, Missouri) .046  8.978 sec. 69.10 mph.

 

 

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, a state-of-the-art Karting facility and a 14-acre, multi-purpose dirt off-road venue.