Lauren Dodd repeated as the Race of Champions winner, and Trent Augustyn earned his second Division 4 championship during the South Central Division's Jr. E.T. Finals event at Texas Motorplex. Dodd outlasted Morgan Torres to earn her second straight Race of Champions Wally. Augustyn added this year's 13-14 title to the one he earned him the 10-12 bracket in 2013 when he bested Addyson Owen in that class' final.
Dodd and Augustyn were joined in the winner's circle by first-time champions Tyler Wells (age 6-9), Logan Abernathy (10-12), and Mallory Bontrager (15-17).
In the team portion of the event, Royal Purple Raceway Team 1 came out on top, tallying 17 points. Osage Tulsa Raceway Park Team 1 finished second with 14 points, followed by Texas Motorplex Team 1 at 12 and Royal Purple Team 3 and Ardmore Dragway Team 1 tied at fourth with 11 points each.
The event also featured a Saturday Fun Run. Winners were Cayden Keyes (6-9), Graeme Rufenacht (10-12), Ashleigh Joy (13-17), Hayden Trumble (All-Run Bracket), Cory Gulitti (Quick 32).
Final-round results from the Division 4 Jr. E.T. Finals at
Texas Motorplex in Dallas, Texas:
|Tyler Wells||Oklahoma City, Okla.||.046||12.149||(12.02)|
|Colt Saum||Norman, Okla.||-.070||12.270||(12.00)|
|Logan Abernathy||Willis, Texas||.023||8.911||(8.94)|
|Camron Nelson||Pearland, Texas||-.016||8.856||(8.90)|
|Trent Augustyn||Midlothian, Texas||.043||7.904||(7.94)|
|Addyson Owen||Corsicana, Texas||.020||7.885||(7.94)|
|Mallory Bontrager||Wylie, Texas||.024||7.935||(7.91)|
|Blaze Wolfford||Orange, Texas||.041||7.984||(7.95)|
|Race of Champions|
|Lauren Dodd||Wichita, Kan.||.001||8.079||(8.03)|
|Morgan Torres||LaPlace, La.||.067||7.920||(7.92)|
|Saturday Fun Run: 6-9|
|Cayden Keyes||Midland, Texas||.079||13.986||(13.90)|
|Mallory Mosley||Montgomery, Texas||.086||12.379||(12.23)|
|Saturday Fun Run: 10-12|
|Graeme Rufenacht||Round Rock, Texas||.059||8.961||(8.90)|
|Brigg Ray||Blooming Grove, Texas||.054||8.978||(8.91)|
|Saturday Fun Run: 13-17|
|Ashleigh Joy||Norman, Okla.||.041||7.953||(7.92)|
|Allison Wood||Broken Arrow, Okla.||.098||8.013||(8.02)|
|Saturday Fun Run: All-Run Bracket|
|Hayden Trumble||Pasadena, Texas||.003||8.062||(8.02)|
|Gage Wilson||Moore, Okla.||.046||8.969||(8.97)|
|Saturday Fun Run: Quick 32|
|Cory Gulitti||Spring, Texas||.034||7.966||(8.00)|
|Ashleigh Joy||Norman, Okla.||-.022||7.953||(7.90)|
Photos by Robert Grice
Tyler Wells took home his first Division 4 championship when he outlasted the field in the 6-9 age group.
Logan Abernathy took home the Wally in the 10-12 bracket. It was his first Division 4 title.
Trent Augustyn picked up his second Division 4 championships, adding this year's 13-14 title to the one he earned in the 10-12 class in 2013.
Mallory Bontrager denied Blaze Wolforrd a second straight win in the 15-17 category, stopping the 2016 winner to earn her first Division 4 championship.
Lauren Dodd repeated as the Race of Champions winner, defeating Morgan Torres for this year's crown.