Records fall as the best go head to head at Haltech World Cup Finals

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Maryland International Raceway was once again the host of one of the biggest events of its kind in the world, the Haltech World Cup Finals.

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Over 25,000 spectators made their way down to see hundreds of Heads-Up racers from over 10 countries.

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But it wasn’t all about the racing. There was a huge car show, bikini contest and trader midway, just to name a few.

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The Haltech team were in full attendance showcasing the latest products and merchandise, which proved very popular with the crowd.

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Back with a brand new car after a horrific accident last year, Damon Chin was in fine form, cementing his rightful place in the sport compact drag racing elite.

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A year of hard work rebuilding the car and testing paid off with Damon getting 3 consecutive 5 second passes, and a PB of 5.97 @ 237mph which makes him the fastest Haltech-powered sport compact drag racer.

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Damon finished runner-up in the Outlaw vs Extreme class.

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Although only getting eliminated in round 2, Dale Collins Jr still managed an impressive 6.01 @ 235mph.

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Buck Jarvis pulled one out the bag with a new PB 6.15 @ 228mph.

 

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Moving to the Radial vs Modified class, Luis Corujo in the Paradise Racing Celica recorded  a 6.77 @ 210mph. This time was enough to get him to round 3.

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Vince Palazzolo broke into the sixes with a best of 6.87 @ 202mph. The Mustang was performing very reliably giving them 6 second passes all weekend.

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Larry Ramnath put on a huge show in his S2000, although the awesome wheel stand caused some serious damage the suspension and forced him to withdraw his car from the running.

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Jason Enos got his GT500 down the line in 7.6 @ 185mph for a new PB.

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Luis Ferrer secured a solid 7.91 @ 180mph.

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Silvio Leal set a new Street Fighter record and PB with a  7.32 @ 187mph in the 240SX.

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Driving his Talon, Devin Schultz managed a best of 7.56 @ 201mph and a new PB.

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Jacob Conant steered the Cobra to a new PB of 7.64 @ 176mph.

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With a time of 7.65 @ 184mph Jacob Couto secured a new PB.

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Vijay Ramkissoon got the Supra over the line at 7.70 @ 170mph.

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Aaron Gregory managed a 7.71 @ 175mph for a new PB.

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Jerson Correa recorded a best of 7.74 @ 175mph.

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Mike Wohler’s best time for the weekend was 7.98 @ 188mph.


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