Two BDBC members claim Super Chevy wins   

from staff reports

  BRISTOL -- Bristol Dragway Bracket Club racers Ronnie Rosenbaum and Tony Careccia capped off a spectacular weekend of racing at the AutoZone Super Chevy Show off with wins in the annual event.
  Rosenbaum, of Kingsport, captured the Bracket 1 victory on Sunday over Albert Lawson of Manchester, Ky. Rosenbaum piloted his 1957 Chevrolet to an impressive run that started with a .004 reaction time to go along with a 5.492 elapsed time at 124.91 mph. Lawson's Malibu was just a tick behind Rosenbaum at the light with a .005 with a 5.662 elapsed time at 121.20 mph.
  Junior Dragster racer Tony Careccia of Asheville, N.C., also went home with the top prize in his division after battling fellow bracket club member Aaron Roberts in the finals. Careccia posted a .034 reaction time with a 9.004 elapsed time at 80.06 mph while Roberts, of Bluff City, cut a .067 light with a 7.979 elapsed time at 80.41 mph.
  The Nitro Coupe win went to Bruce Boland of Ontario, Canada after he disposed of Tommy Howes in the finals. Boland had a .101 light with a 6.476 E.T. at 217.84 mph while Howes, of Laytonsville, Md., cut a .075 light with a 6.565 E.T. at 197.74 mph.
  The Bracket 2 champion was Mike Baker of Strawberry Plains, Tenn., who knocked off Shelia Shook of Leicester, N.C. to take the title. Baker's 1967 Malibu had a .167 light with a 6.768 E.T. at 93.08 mph while Shook's 1978 Malibu cut a .197 light with a 6.873 E.T. at 97.47 mph.
  Steve Taylor of Raleigh, N.C., was the DOT Street Tire winner, driving his 1993 Cavalier past Robert Whitehead of Maryville, Tenn. Taylor came off the line with a .031 light with a 17.254 E.T. at 75.61 mph. Whitehead and his 1980 Malibu drew a redlight.
  Bristol Dragway will be closed this weekend in observance of July 4th. Next up is Ride Revolution Street Fights on July 6 and July 8 with the NOPI Southeast Nationals on July 10-11.