Friday results:

Spitali claims $5,000 Super Pro finale cash

The second round of the four-day B&M Las Vegas Bracket Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway now is in the record books and Larry Spitali of Glendale, Ariz., claimed the $5,000 Super Pro finale cash by defeating New Mexico's Ben Padilla.

Dora Prudhomme of Boise, Ida., defeated Chuck Killian of Ontario, Calif., to claim Pro honors. Lloyd Miyashiro of San Dimas, Calif., beat Kyle Hirschi of N. Las Vegas for Friday's Street title.

J.R. Leerkamp defeated Mark Barnhart for the Quick 8 title. Jon Brazeau won the Super Comp final over Dustin Hentges and "Sir James" Hartvigsen outran John Cross to claim Super Gas honors.

The B&M Las Vegas Bracket Nationals resumes Saturday morning at The Strip and continues on through Sunday. Each day pays $5,000 to the winner of the Super Pro final.

The final drag meet of the 2004 season at The Strip has attracted 400 entries from 15 states and two Canadian provinces, including cars from West Virginia and New Jersey. The holiday non-perishable food drive will continue throughout the weekend. Racers and fans are encouraged to donate non-perishable food for the area's needy families.

Results, indicating driver, hometown, car, reaction time, elapsed time (ET) and top speed:

$5,000-to-win SUPER PRO

Winner: Larry Spitali (Glendale, Ariz.) 1967 Camaro .016 9.896 sec./134.509 mph.

Runner-up: Ben Padilla (Albu., N.M.) 1967 Chevelle .105 9.086 sec./143.73 mph.

PRO

Winner: Dora Prudhomme (Boise, Ida.) 1966 Chevy II .047 11.209 sec./115.04 mph.

Runner-up: Chuck Killian Jr. (Ontario, Calif.) 1969 Camaro .055 12.059 sec./107.64 mph.

STREET

Winner: Lloyd Miyashiro (San Dimas, Calif.) 2003 Corvette .153 12.769 sec./108.41 mph.

Runner-up: Kyle Hirschi (N. Las Vegas) 1965 Mustang .078 13.108 sec./97.42 mph.

QUICK 8

Winner: J.R. Leerkamp (Olympia, Wash.) 2001 Mullis dragster .015 7.380 sec./184.09 mph.

Runner-up: Mark Barnhart (Emmett, Ida.) 1994 Soran dragster .011 8.367 sec./108.22 mph.

SUPER COMP

Winner: Jon Brazeau (St. George, Utah) 2004 Mullis dragster .081 9.037 sec./171.10

Runner-up: Dustin Hentges (Olympia, Wash.) 2000 Mullis dragster

SUPER GAS

Winner: "Sir James" Hartvigsen (Escondido, Calif.) 1967 Barracuda .045 10.077 sec./132.14 mph.

Runner-up: John Cross (Riverside, Calif.) 1934 Chevrolet .003 10.019 sec./147.34 mph.

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Thursday results:

Cannavo wins first round of B&M Las Vegas Bracket Nationals;

Stensvad, Preszler win Pro, Street

 

The first round of the four-day B&M Las Vegas Bracket Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is now history and Carl Cannavo of N. Las Vegas is its first big winner. Cannavo defeated Dennis Jorgensen of Nampa, Ida., in the final round of Super Pro eliminations to claim the $5,000 cash first prize.

Tim Stensvad of Grand Lake, Colo., defeated Mark Warmouth of Lodi, Calif., to claim Pro honors. George Preszler of Kennewick, Wash., beat Ron Winters of Las Vegas for Thursday's Street title.

The final drag meet of the 2004 season at The Strip has attracted 400 entries from 15 states and two Canadian provinces, including cars from West Virginia and New Jersey. The holiday non-perishable food drive already has received $550 in donations and a large quantity of food. The food drive will continue throughout the weekend. Racers and fans are encouraged to donate non-perishable food for the area's needy families.

Results, indicating driver, hometown, car, reaction time, elapsed time (ET) and top speed:

$5,000-to-win SUPER PRO

Winner: Carl Cannavo (N. Las Vegas) ¿95 Yancer dragster .003 8.089 sec./166.95 mph.

Runner-up: Dennis Jorgensen (Nampa, Ida.) 2000 Chevrolet S-10 .050 8.711 sec./155.76 mph.

PRO

Winner: Tim Stensvad (Grand Lake, Colo.) 1999 Cavalier .055 8.306 sec./159.59 mph.

Runner-up: Mark Warmouth (Lodi, Calif.) 1970 Oldsmobile 442 .066 11.026 sec./118.69 mph.

STREET

Winner: George Preszler (Kennewick, Wash.) 2002 Lincoln .054 16.009 sec./85.70 mph.

Runner-up: Ron Winters (Las Vegas) 1968 El Camino .061 16.684 sec./81.49 mph.