Peterson, Craft, Wilson win Gainesville Wallys
March 17, 2017

After finishing as the runner-up at the opening event in Orlando, Fla., William Craft was able to go the distance in race No. 2, defeating Brittany Schmidt to win the 10-12 age group. Craft was joined in the winner's circle by Hailey Peterson, who stopped Orlando 6-9 champ Dylan MacNicol in that class, and Morgan Wilson, who topped sister Madison for 13-17 honors.

After the first two events, MacNicol (age 6-9), Craft (10-12), and Morgan Wilson (13-17) are the points leaders. Click here for the complete points standings.

Final-round results from the Division 2 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at
Gainesville Raceway in Gainesville, Fla.:

Driver Hometown Reaction E.T. (Dial)
Hailey Peterson Punta Gorda, Fla. .104 12.518 (12.41)
Dylan MacNicol North Port, Fla. .070 12.009 (12.02)
William Craft Melbourne, Fla. .219 9.048 (9.05)
Brittany Schmidt Sparr, Fla. .062 9.083 (9.09)
Morgan Wilson Laurens, S.C. .032 7.919 (7.92)
Madison Wilson Laurens, S.C. .101 7.910 (7.92)

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Hailey Peterson, near lane, got the better of Dylan MacNicol in the 6-9 age-group final.

10-12 final round
After finishing as the runner-up in Orlando, Fla., William Craft, far lane, went the distance this time, defeating Brittany Schmidt in the 10-12 class title round.

13-17 final round
The 13-17 category came down to sisters Morgan, far lane, and Madison Wilson, and older sister Morgan came out on top in the double-breakout match.