Kelly, Goldman & Burgese claim victories at Atco

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Atco Dragway – June 23rd & 24th – The Mid Atlantic .90 Association invaded Atco Dragway for Race # 3 & 4 of the 2018 season. Rain showers on Friday Night into Saturday Morning forced the cancellation of Saturday’s event, leaving only a 1 day race on Sunday.

In Super Comp, local bracket racer Mark Kelly took his Motorsports Innovations Dragster to his first 8.90 victory at his home track. In the final, Kelly found him-self behind at the start (.037 to .015) to points leader Jay Neville but, Neville’s car fell off on the top end allowing Kelly to drive around for a 8.934 to 8.971 victory. In Super Gas “Mr. Atco” Tom Goldman took another trophy home to Allentown, Pa from the South Jersey Track when point’s leader Nick Olt rolled the beams in the finals and cause an automatic disqualification for Olt. The final class of the weekend had some significant terms on the line as Keith Mayers faced off with Dom Burgese. Mayers was riding a 33 round winning streak that dated back to April. In the finals though Burgese put a hold on that with an almost perfect 10.90 to Keith’s breakout 10.88, handing the win to the Williamstown, NJ resident. Next race for the series will be back at Atco on July 28th & 29th.