Day 4: Dye wins $5,000 Sunday Las Vegas Bracket Nationals Super Pro finale;
Joines, Horn also win at The Strip at LVMS

Another Thanksgiving weekend Las Vegas Bracket Nationals is in the record books at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Bobby Dye Jr. of Ontario, Calif., won the $5,000 Super Pro finale over Jeff Devey of Twin Falls, Idaho.  Dye posted a better reaction time off the starting line -- .013 to Devey's .042 - and ran 7.707 sec./164.89 mph.

Brian Horn of Kent, Wash., defeated Joe Kidd of Marana, Ariz., for Pro honors.

Scott Joines of Corona, Calif., defeated Robbie Irving of Boulder City for the Sportsman victory.

Best Appearing Car awards:
Super Pro -- J.R. Leerkamp
Pro -- Tim Stensvad

Day 3: Devey wins $47,000 Las Vegas Bracket Nationals Ultimate Gambler;
Kadar is weekend's first repeat winner at The Strip at LVMS

Jeff Devey of Twin Falls, Idaho, won this afternoon's $47,000 Ultimate Gambler at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway during the third day of the Las Vegas Bracket Nationals.  Devey defeated Kyle Seipel of San Leandro, Calif., after yesterday's Super Pro winner fouled (red-lit) on the starting line. For the record books, Devey ran the eighth-mile at 4.785 sec./145.81 mph with a reaction time of .134.

In the Pro category, Tibor Kadar became the weekend's first repeat winner after defeating Marvin Roles of Chino, Calif.  Kadar, of Peoria, Ariz., scored his 18th consecutive winning round by turning in a reaction time of .006 with a run of 10.947 sec./120.29 mph.  Roles ensured Kadar's second consecutive Pro victory by fouling at the starting line (-.005).

Byron Boyd of Hat Creek, Calif., defeated Les Figueroa of Lake Havasu, Ariz., to score the $5,000 Super Pro win.  Although Figueroa posted a better reaction time (.027 to .039), Boyd outran him 10.554 sec./129.98 mph to 7.481 sec./177.25 mph.

Robbie Irving of Boulder City defeated Rick Emanuel of Las Vegas to claim the evening’s Sportsman title.

The Las Vegas Bracket Nationals wraps up on Sunday, Nov. 26.


Day 2: Seipel scores $5,000 Las Vegas Bracket nationals Super Pro finale;
Kadar, Jones, Furiani also win at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
during second day of Las Vegas Bracket Nationals


Kyle Seipel of San Leandro, Calif., won the $5,000 Super Pro finale during the second of four days of racing at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway's annual Thanksgiving weekend Las Vegas Bracket Nationals.  Seipel defeated Zach Craig of Olympia, Wash., 7.786 mph/165.94 mph to 8.023 sec./166.74 mph.  Seipel posted a reaction time of .018 to Craig's .035.

Tibor Kadar of Peoria, Ariz., won the Pro finale over Ken Wilson of Boise, Idaho.


Scott Joines of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., won the Sportsman final over Jennifer Carey of Fallon, Nev.

"Papa Joe" Furiani, 70, of San Gabriel, Calif., won the special "Geezer Gambler" for drivers 57 years of age or older. Lloyd Miyashiro of San Dimas, Calif., was runner-up.

The Las Vegas Bracket Nationals continues through the weekend at The Strip at LVMS with separate races on Saturday and Sunday night.  The field of entries includes NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series Top Fuel Dragster drivers Rod Fuller and Jack Beckman.  Tomorrow’s race features the $1,000 entry fee "winner-take-all" Ultimate Gambler.

Day 1: Fuller scores $5,000 Las Vegas Bracket nationals Super Pro finale;
Hale wins oldest pairing at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Tony Fuller of Las Vegas won the $5,000 Super Pro finale during the first of four days of racing at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway's annual Thanksgiving weekend Las Vegas Bracket Nationals.  Fuller’s Valvoline-sponsored dragster defeated Al Chinn of Auburn, Wash., for the victory.  Fuller posted a .003 reaction time to Chinn’s .005 and ran 7.712 sec./173 mph.

Larry Hale of Buhl, Idaho, won what is believed to be the oldest final-round pairing in the history of The Strip at LVMS.  Buhl, 71, defeated "Papa Joe" Furiani, 70, of San Gabriel, Calif., to win the Pro finale.  Hale’s 1960 Studebaker Lark cruised to an easy win after Furiani fouled (red-lit) on the starting line.

Scott Parsons of Monroe, Utah, won the Street final over Matt Crockett.

Brandi Clark won the "Best Of The Losers" consolation race over Becky Phlegar.