August 1, 2007
Chris Escobar's Jake LaMotta-tuned twin-turbo SVO looked awful hard to beat. His string of low 9-second passes left him a 9.29 average with the entire field in tail. Escobar chose to drop in a '98 Cobra motor with twin 35mm turbos.

Aside from the three days of shopping and tech searching in the endless manufacturers' midway, a weekend pass for an NMRA race offers spectators a full qualifying session on Friday and two on Saturday, leaving the elimination rounds for Sunday. All those in attendance enjoyed a sunny start to the race weekend but conditions worsened with the rain settling in by midafternoon Sunday. The good news was that the NMRA and Silver Dollar crew worked feverishly to get the racetrack ready early on Sunday. A continuous flow of anxious racers in the staging lanes whittled down most of the classes to the final pair of race cars. We also saw the completion of the MM&FF/Hedman Hedders True Street competition.

Due to the inclement weather, the finals from this event will be contested at the Toyo Tires NMRA Ford Nationals at Milan Dragway in June. At Reynolds, some of the class finalists chose to flip a coin to award the top trophy because they couldn't make it to the next race for a continuance. It's also common in a case like this for the racers to agree to bucket the purse for the top two spots and split it, as it offers a fair closure to an event.

True Street Winners
OrderNameRun 1Run 2Run 3AVG.Award
1Chris Escobar 9.25 9.33 9.30 9.294Winner
2Justin Burcham 9.76 9.78 9.70 9.747Runner-Up
3Kevin Coy10.1410.1910.2010.17610 Sec Winner
4Robert Watson10.3610.4210.4510.411
5David Bradford10.3710.4910.4410.435
6Kenny Kipple10.4510.5010.5210.491
7Chris Lancaster11.1910.6810.8610.906
8Matt Leetch10.7611.4810.7911.00811 Sec Winner
9Damon Rice11.1911.0110.9811.061
10Zane Owen11.5111.2611.3111.361
11Larry Waters11.7411.{{{90}}}11.5011.712
12David Harbin12.7311.3211.7711.{{{940}}}
13Jeff Wells11.6111.8512.8212.09212 Sec Winner
14Chris Statton11.8112.0612.6412.169
15Brent McIntosh14.3911.5311.3412.418
16Michael Davis12.4512.9012.1112.488
17Bernard Wifcciams12.9912.5412.3112.614
18Wayne Davis12.7412.8312.{{{80}}}12.790
19Stephen Clements12.7713.5412.4312.913
20Angela Zamboni12.5212.9113.3612.931
21Matthew Cowan12.8613.2713.1613.09813 Sec Winner
22Kevin Hardison13.2713.2513.1613.227
23Kevin Fleming13.1613.3613.3013.271
24Chip Leetch13.2413.6713.0613.321
27Dorinda Blaney13.9913.9214.8014.23614 Sec Winner

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