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'Purple' Hays finishes second at drag strip

Wednesday, June 11, 2003

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Sikeston Drag Strip owner Ray Poirier congratulates Super Pro winner Linden Hills on Saturday
SIKESTON - Here are the results from Saturday and Sunday's action at the Sikeston Drag Strip.

Super Pro

Linden Hills scores yet another victory. Linden, from Fremont, Missouri, ran a 5.49 on a 5.30 dial at 105 mph. His reaction time was a .522.

Jeff "Purple" Hays from Herrin, IL., dialed 6.71 and ran 7.74 at 82 mph for second place. His reaction time was .569.

Pro Class

Cecil Hammontree from East Prairie took first place with a 7.69 dial as he ran 7.70 at 88 mph. His reaction time was a .556.

Jerome Overstreet was the runner-up as he dialed a 8.27 and ran a 8.37 at 81 mph. His reaction time was .491.

ET Class

Bill hooker from Herrin, IL, too honors with a 8.18 dial and he ran 8.23 at 83 mph. His reaction time was .547.

Second place went to Dave Slayden of Diehlstadt. He ran a 8.08 on a 8.5 dial. his reaction time as .632.

EZ Street

Wayne Joplin won with a 5.57 at 128 mph.

Derrick Bailey was the runner-up as he ran a 5.84 at 122 mph.

Super -Street

Mike Micke ran a 5.01 at 142 mph while taking the win.

Rob Wagner took second place at 114 mph with a 5.38.

Street Bikes

James Rainey from Union City, TN, won with a 7.20 dial he ran a 7.26 at 89 mph. His reaction time was a .748.

Runner-up Jim Drake from Sikeston ran a 7.80 on a 7.85 dial at 90 mph. His reaction time was .942.

Pro Bikes

Frank Linders from Washington, IL, too honors with a 6.15 dial he ran 6.24 at 110 mph. His reaction time was a .511.

Second place went to Mark Abrams from Bethate, IL. he ran a 5.88 on a 5.97 dial at 11 mph. His reaction time was a .792.