Jones, Rich, Derossett Win Wallys at Silver Dollar LODRS Event
May 2, 2023

Photos by Rhonda McCole and Kalyn Fox

Blake Jones (age 6-9), Cameron Rich (10-12), and Autumn Derossett (13-17) won Service Department Solutions Jr. Dragster class Wallys during the Division 2 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Silver Dollar Motorsports Park.

Jones, near lane, won a thrilling race against Brody Turner in the 6-9 age-group final round. Jones left the starting line first, .045 to .059, then clocked an 11.982 (11.90 dial) to finish .0005-second ahead of the 11.968 (11.90) of Turner.

Rich, near lane, got off the starting line first in the 10-12 class title round and never looked back, clocking an 8.977 (8.94) to defeat Luke McBride.

Derossett, near lane, bested Hayden James to claim top honors in the 13-17 bracket.