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Labor Day Drags | 09-01-14

September 1, 2014 - 12:05am

Saturday-Sunday at the Hilo Drag Strip


Bracket 1

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.

Bracket 2

Winner—Lawrence Cacabelos, Papaaloa, Camaro (12.04/110).

Runner-up—Joshua Alfonso, Hilo, Honda (12.53/119).

Pro bike

Winner—Rylan Grillot, Hilo, Suzuki (9.92/112).

Runner-up—Sheldon Asejo, Hilo, Suzuki (13.41/50).

Import car

Winner—Ian Bernard, Pahoa, Toyota (12.63/105).

Runner-up—Ricky Fujitake, Hilo, Toyota (14.57/83).


Bracket 1

Race between Cainin Francis (Honokaa, Nova) and Chad Fiesta (Pepeekeo, Nova) was rained out and will be completed during Oct. 4-5 meet.

Bracket 2

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.

Bracket bike

Winner — Sheldon Asejo, Hilo, Suzuki (9.54/140).

Runner-up—Rylan Grillot, Hilo, Suzuki (9.82/137).

Junior dragster

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.

Sports compact

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