DePascale, Pennabaker, Ream win Wallys at Maple Grove Raceway LODRS event
June 2, 2017

Tyler DePascale (age 6-9), Bobby Pennabaker Jr. (10-12), and Cory Ream (13-17) took home the first Wallys in the new Direct Cabinet Sales-backed Jr. Dragster series run in conjunction with Division 1's NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series. The trio outlasted the competition during the Memorial Day weekend event at Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, Pa.

Final-round results from the Division 1 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at
Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, Pa.:

Driver Hometown Reaction E.T. (Dial)
Tyler DePascale Parlin, N.J. .049 12.706 (12.57)
James Antonette Valley Stream, N.Y. .110 15.121 (14.96)
Bobby Pennabaker Jr. Morgantown, Pa. .006 9.059 (8.97)
Kate Hall Nokesville, Va. .098 8.991 (8.90)
Cory Ream Narvon, Pa. .010 8.172 (8.10)
Santina Santamaria Holland Patent, N.Y. .267 7.991 (7.97)

Photos by Diane Kubicke and Phil Hutchison (

Reading 6-9 final
Tyler DePascale, near lane, defeated James Antonette to win the 6-9 age-group Wally.

Reading 10-12 winner
Bobby Pennabaker Jr. took home top honors in the 10-12 bracket, defeating Kate Hall in the title round.

Reading 13-17 final
Cory Ream, far lane, outlasted Santina Santamaria in the 13-17 category.