Labor Day Drags | 09-01-14
Saturday-Sunday at the Hilo Drag Strip
Winner—Chad Fiesta, Pepeekeo, Camaro (10.75 seconds/134
Runner-up—Davy Watanabe, Hilo, Chevelle (9.78/141).
Notes: Fiesta won on a hole shot and a better reaction time. … During a preliminary, Maui driver P.J. Marciel lost control of his Camaro and ran into a guard rail. The car’s fuel tank caught fire but was extinguished by rescue personnel. Marciel was flown to Honolulu because of smoke inhalation and remained for observation.
Winner—Lawrence Cacabelos, Papaaloa, Camaro (12.04/110).
Runner-up—Joshua Alfonso, Hilo, Honda (12.53/119).
Winner—Rylan Grillot, Hilo, Suzuki (9.92/112).
Runner-up—Sheldon Asejo, Hilo, Suzuki (13.41/50).
Winner—Ian Bernard, Pahoa, Toyota (12.63/105).
Runner-up—Ricky Fujitake, Hilo, Toyota (14.57/83).
Race between Cainin Francis (Honokaa, Nova) and Chad Fiesta (Pepeekeo, Nova) was rained out and will be completed during Oct. 4-5 meet.
Race between Ricky Fujitake (Hilo, Toyota) and Randal Jardine (Laupahoehoe, Oldsmobile) was rained out and will be completed Oct. 4-5.
Augie Taroma shoot out
Winner—Ralph Kawagoe, Mililani Town, Oahu, Camaro (8.97/141).
Runner-up—Lawrence Nahakuelua, Hilo, Camaro (8.80/152)
Note: Nahakuelua was red-lighted and lost the race.
Winner — Sheldon Asejo, Hilo, Suzuki (9.54/140).
Runner-up—Rylan Grillot, Hilo, Suzuki (9.82/137).
Bracket —Daesha Tobara, Mt. View (10.33/60).
Runner-up—Dionne Tobara, Mt. View (9.92/112).
Note: Tobara won on a hole shot and better reaction time.
Rain washed out the semifinals and final. Ricky Fujitake (Hilo, Toyota) and
Joshua Alfonso (Hilo, Honda) will race Oct. 4-5.
Quick six race winner
Final was rained out. Buddy Loeffler (Hilo, Cavalier) and Paul Crivello (Hilo, Digger) divided the prize money.
Fastest car on the track--Paul Crivello, Hilo, Digger (7.27/179).
Next race—Season finale, Oct.4-5