|Top 8 winner Joe Masullo|
credit: David Vaught
In Franco’s Pizza Friday Night IHRA Drag Racing action at Lancaster National Dragway Friday night, Joe Masullo picked up his second win of the year in Top 8 after his opponent, Kenn Dominczak, red lighted in the final round. Masullo now has three wins overall in 2016, with a win in Top ET as well.
Bill Blaser Sr. took top honors in Mallare Enterprises Top ET, holding off Thomas Fletcher for the win. Dale Eckert earned his fifth win of the season in McGard Mod ET, beating Clay Ricketson in the finals.
Mike Nearhoof picked up the win in Hebeler’s Sales Sleds & Bikes after Brian Babiak left the starting line early. It was the second week in a row that the Nearhoof family won Sleds & Bikes, as his son Drew earned his first win the previous week. Dan Knab became the seventh different winner of the season in Tread City Tire Street, taking his 2001 Saturn to victory lane after a red light by Cody Winkowski in the finals.
Lancaster celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Funny Car with match races between the Alcohol Funny Cars of Vinnie Rastelli and Chris Zagoda and the vintage Funny Cars of Kim McKean and Johnny K.
The Buffalo Superchargers head back to Lancaster Dragway on Friday, August 12, joining a full card of IHRA drag racing. Time trials begin at 5 p.m. Find out more at www.lancasternationalspeedway.com.