Who says trucks are only for towing? Bob Kowalske and his Street Lightning managed to run high 12s at over 108 mph.Who says trucks are only for towing? Bob Kowalske and his Street Lightning managed to run Street LightningAn open comp format for all Ford Lightning trucks running 11.60 and slower. Full chassis or back-half trucks are not permitted, nor is the use of any electronic device to improve e.t. or reaction time. A Few Good Rea$on$ to RaceThere seems to be an abundance of cash floating around these kind of races. Why not try to get a chunk for yourself? While we didn't list it, if you make it to the semi, quarter, and eighth round, you still get something in your pocket. Class Winner Runner Up Pro-Mod 5.0 $35,000 $15,000 Pro Street Outlaw 10,000 5,000 Wild Street 3,000 1,500 Renegade 2,000 1,000 Hot Street 2,000 1,000 Pure Street 1,300 650 Factory Stock 1,300 650 Modular Street 1,000 500 Pro Lightning 1,000 500 Street Lightning 500 250 Open Comp 500 250 ET-1* 2,500 1,250 ET-2* 1,500 750 ET-3* 750 375 *Bracket classes Craig Zurman of Largo, Florida, with his Paxton-powered '93 Cobra posed a serious threat in Renegade running 9.29 at 146 mph.Craig Zurman of Largo, Florida, with his Paxton-powered '93 Cobra posed a serious threat i John Gullet, with his hair-dryer-induced pony, showed the crowd he was here on business. He set the low-e.t. and high-mph record with a 7.01 at 206 mph blast, but regrettably didn't make it past the second round of eliminations. Look at the front tires-its not uncommon to see John go well pass the 330 marker on only the rear rubber.John Gullet, with his hair-dryer-induced pony, showed the crowd he was here on business. H We need to start driving to these events. Just look at all the goodies we could have brought home. We're sure our significant others would have given us the thumbs up (yeah right).We need to start driving to these events. Just look at all the goodies we could have broug Nick Bacalis's '65 coupe was the lone first-generation pony going up against all the late-models in Hot Street. Nevertheless, he showed them what good ol' iron could do, running a string of 10.05 at 135 mph passes before getting knocked out in the third round of eliminations.Nick Bacalis's '65 coupe was the lone first-generation pony going up against all the late- In a freak twist of fate, the final round of racing was suddenly put to a halt by an unexpected cloudburst. Several hours later, the track officials tried to use a jet-dryer only to have it break. But the racing did continue later-and well into the night-producing some rather dramatic finishes.In a freak twist of fate, the final round of racing was suddenly put to a halt by an unexp « | 1 | 2 | View Full Article Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!