2017-08-23T22:48:51Z 2017-08-23T22:48:51Z

Quick Eliminator at the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Race Series in Marble Falls, Texas

Lucas Oil Drag Boat Race Series
The Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series stopped in Marble Falls, Texas during the 26th annual LakeFest festival. Qualifying took place on Friday, August 11, racing on Saturday, August 12, and finals on Sunday, August 13, 2017.

The event is held on Lake Marble Falls and is sponsored by the Marble Falls / Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce. Executive director Patti Zinsmeyer stated "We estimate, over the three days, there were more than 25,000 spectators. That is not counting all the families and crew members for the racers or people who watch from the bridge or homes or places like Riverview RV park on the south side of the lake.”.

About the series
There is only one word for it... insanity! How else can you describe a form of racing in which nitro methane Top Fuel machines vaporize the liquid ¼ mile in just 4.7 seconds at over 250 mph? For racing fans around the country, nothing satisfies their urge for speed and raw horsepower like the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series. This now united sport allows more than 900 teams to run for one national championship, each national event spotlights several pro classes highlighted by the Top Fuel Hydro class. It’s all about 8,000 horsepower nestled in sleek composite vessels, a form of motorsport that’s as visceral as it is captivating.

Quick Eliminator Results
  1. Steve Carter (Ratical Proposition), 6.000156 seconds, 146.1438 MPH
  2. Steve Prewit (Hold My Bear & Watch This), 6.003348 seconds, 142.5759 MPH
  3. Henry Behne (Lucky Draw), 6.008183 seconds, 145.5514 MPH
  4. Todd Ebert (Another Wet Dream), 6.021534 seconds, 151.6998 MPH
  5. David Cooper (Gambler), 6.028711 seconds, 146.4389 MPH
  6. Tommy Rice (Electro Freeze Special), 6.067061 seconds, 144.7972 MPH
  7. Don Gordy (Miss Marilyn), 6.078758 seconds, 131.3097 MPH
  8. Robert Anderson (Wild Child), 6.135132 seconds, 119.5017 MPH
  9. Tyler Goodrum (Gator), 6.135902 seconds, 130.2736 MPH
  10. Ronnie Hodge (Ripsaw) 6.139738 seconds, 132.5264 MPH
  11. Steven Welch (Seein Red), 6.141211 seconds, 128.7992 MPH
  12. Gary Freeman (Smoke On The Water), 7.121157 seconds, 107.4758 MPH

Other classes

Lucas Oil Drag Boat Race Series contact
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Marble Falls / Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce contact
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Photos by Ralph Arvesen
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