Doug Carter, Steve Kachoian, Lyndzi Powers, Kahea Woods, Vanessa Hodges, Vince Generalao and Kylie Wakenhut earned NHRA Nevada State Champion honors today by winning their respective classes at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Carter (Super Pro), Kachoian (Pro), Powers (Sportsman), Woods (Motorcycle) and Hodges (High School) won their finals Saturday night during the Wicked HP Championship Drag Racing Series for local bracket racers.

Generalao (Lightning) and Wakenhut (Thunder) won during Saturday afternoon’s Short Line Express Markets/Chevron Jr. Dragster Series competition.

The NHRA Nevada State Champion winners will race the 2009 Strip champions for NHRA King-of-the-Track honors on Sunday morning.

SUPER PRO: Carter (Henderson) defeated Richard McFarland (Yucca Valley, Calif.).
PRO: Kachoian (N. Las Vegas) defeated Michael Jackson (Las Vegas).
SPORTSMAN: Powers (Boulder City) defeated John Irving (Boulder City).
MOTORCYCLE: Woods (Las Vegas) defeated Gary Oaks (Las Vegas).
HIGH SCHOOL: Hodges (Las Vegas) defeated Dakota Nitz (Las Vegas).
JR. DRAGSTER LIGHTNING: Generalao (Las Vegas) defeated Chad Webber (Kingman, Ariz.).
JR. DRAGSTER THUNDER: Wakenhut defeated Cody Webber (Kingman, Ariz.).
JR. DRAGSTER NOVICE: Keoki Desa (Las Vegas) defeated Josh Gagnon (Las Vegas).

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