The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway launched its 2014 local bracket-racing season on Sunday, Feb. 16.

Doug Carter of Henderson defeated Roger Kato of N. Las Vegas in the final round of Super Pro eliminations.

Todd Ishibashi of Las Vegas took the win in the Pro finale when opponent Garrett Parsons of Monroe, Utah, fouled ("red-lit") on the starting line.

Rick Emanuel of Las Vegas defeated Richard Ariotti of Boulder City in the Sportsman final.

Yamaha Banshee-riding Justin King of Henderson defeated Jeff Durfey in the Motorcycle class.

Jeff Avitable defeated Michael Kelly in the Duck Race final. The Duck Race is a consolation event for racers eliminated in the first or second round.

In Jr. Dragster competition, Cody Garceau defeated Aaron Covington of Las Vegas in the Jr. Thunder class. Jr. Lightning honors went to Josh Gagnon of Las Vegas over David Nickerson of Lake Havasu City, Ariz.

The Strip at LVMS will be dark until March 14 due to NASCAR Weekend at the superspeedway.

Month of March at The Strip at LVMS:
14 - Friday - MOPAR Midnight Mayhem (6-10:30p.m.).
15 - Saturday - Open Test 'n' Tune (at conclusion of "pure speed").
16 - Sunday - Short Line Express Jr. Dragster Series (9 a.m.-1 p.m.).
16 - Sunday - Bracket Series Race No. 2 (noon-6 p.m.).
20 - NHRA Division 7 LODRS Test 'n' Tune for event contestants only.
21-23 - NHRA Division 7 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series.
28-30 NHRA Nationals (Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national event).

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