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Henrico Sportsman Showdown a rousing success!

Published by Johnny Davis on August 1, 2011

Competitors streamed into the Richmond Dragway from as far as Canada for the 2011 Henrico Sportsman Showdown featuring the IHRA Summit Pro Am Tour July 29-31st.  Congratulations to all of the winners and thanks to everyone who participated in the outstanding weekend.  A huge thank you to Henrico County &  the Henrico Economic Development Authority for all of the support during the event!

Special congratulations to local drivers JB Donati (Top Dragster Winner and Tournament of Champions Qualifier), Terry Logan (Top Sportsman Winner), Seth Phillips (Stock Winner) and Todd Atkinson (Hot Rod Runner Up). 


The following are Saturday’s final results from the Summit Racing Equipment Pro-Am Tour, Patriot Division 1 day one at Richmond Dragway: 

TOP SPORTSMANTerry Logan, Richmond, Va., ’99 Firebird, 4.803, 146.39  def. Calvin Butler, Marlinton, W.V., ’63 Corvette, 4.740, 148.47.

TOP DRAGSTERBrett Nesbitt, Burlington, N.C., dragster, 4.389, 158.67  def. Mandy Teets-Seal, Manassas, Va., dragster, foul.

SUPER STOCKRichard Alford Jr., Raleigh, N.C., ’63 Nova, PFA-1, 6.281, 104.75  def. Michael Crumpler, Elm City, N.C., ’67 Nova, PGA-2, 6.911, 97.26.

STOCK ELIMINATORSeth Phillips, Montpelier, Va., ’68 Camaro, E/SA, 7.320, 91.04  def. Greg Rowe, Bridgeton, N.C., ’94 Firebird, A/FIA, 6.623, 94.72.

QUICK RODBrett Nesbitt, Burlington, N.C., dragster, 5.715, 131.77  def. Greg Slack, Albemarle, N.C., dragster, foul.

SUPER RODCameron Manuel, Winston Salem, N.C., ’04 Corvette, 6.403, 118.89  def. Donald Webb, Four Oaks, N.C., ’69 Camaro, 6.386, 115.36. 

HOT RODEddie Bolton, Mechanicsville, Md., ’67 Barracuda, 7.027, 95.77  def. Matthew Robinson, Garner, N.C., ’55 Bel Air, 7.034, 106.94.


The following are Sunday’s final results from the Summit Racing Equipment Pro-Am Tour, Patriot Division 1 day two at Richmond Dragway:

TOP SPORTSMANBob Phillips, Oley, Pa., ’03 Neon, 4.756, 147.40  def. Calvin Butler, Marlinton, W.V., ’63 Corvette, 4.703, 148.71.

TOP DRAGSTERJB Donati, Henrico, Va., dragster, 4.661, 146.44  def. Nick Womack, Lillington, N.C., dragster, 4.781, 139.84.

SUPER STOCKCorey Taylor, Lumberton, N.C., ’87 Camaro, GT/CA, 6.684, 100.40  def. Richard Alford Jr., Raleigh, N.C., ’63 Chevy II, PFA-1, foul.

STOCK ELIMINATORWallace Dent Jr., Charlotte Hall, Md., ’98 Camaro, B/FIA, 6.620, 100.29  def. Missy Phillips, Lumberton, N.C., ’68 Nova, A/CM, foul.

QUICK RODJesse Alberts, Bernville, Pa., dragster, 6.037, 98.53  def. Bo Upton, Taylors, S.C., dragster, foul.

SUPER RODDonald Webb, Four Oaks, N.C., ’69 Camaro, 6.385, 116.94  def. Cameron Manuel, Winston Salem, N.C., ’04 Corvette, foul.

HOT RODDaryl Griffin, Pittsboro, N.C., ’69 Camaro, 7.025, 117.58  def. Todd Atkinson, Mechanicsville, Va., ’69 Camaro, 7.029, 100.56.

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