What is CAP?







Check out the new CAP website!



2008 Champions honored and special award winners crowned at awards banquet
Jan 15, 2009
Author: Division 3 NHRA

Parkertech Team Division Champions
Spitzer Cup Winners
Bobby Martin Driver of the Year

The 2008 Division 3 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, NHRA Summit Racing Series, NHRA Dart Top Sportsman Racing Series, NHRA Spitzer Race Cars Top Dragster Series, NHRA Jegs Super Quick Series and NHRA O'Reilly Auto Parts Jr. Drag Racing League champions along with a number of other special award winners were honored this past weekend at the 42nd annual "Land of the Winners" Awards Banquet held at the Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel and Suites.

Among the evening's honorees were Bill Floyd and Leo Taugher named Land of the Winners Persons of the Year by Division Director Jay Hullinger. Both have been a significant part of the North Central Division from their earlier days working at their local track to their work on divisional and national event crews. This year marks the 30th year of service as part of the Division 3 Certification Team.

2008 Champions and Award Winners

NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Champions
Top Alcohol Dragster - Marty Thacker
Top Alcohol Funny Car - Bobby Martin
Competition - Jason Coan
Super Stock - Ricky Decker
Stock - John Keihn
Super Comp - Shawn Langdon
Super Gas - David Klomps
Super Street - Ricky Shipp, Jr.


NHRA's Glen Gray, standing left, and Division Director Jay Hullinger, standing right, honored the 2008 North Central Division NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Champions. Photo by Bob Hesser

NHRA Summit Racing Series Champions
Super Pro - Lance Stillwell
Pro ET - Joe Lee
Sportsman - Jimmie Barrett
Super Pro Bike - Chad Isley
High School - Toby Blankenship
Team Champions - O'Reilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis
National DRAGSTER Team Spirit - Windy Hollow Dragway

NHRA DART Top Sportsman Champion
Mitch Smith

NHRA Spitzer Race Cars Top Dragster Champion
Jeff Brown

NHRA Jegs Super Quick Series Champion
James Monroe

NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League Division Champions

13-17 Year Old - Holden English
10-12 Year Old - Kanean Adams
8-9 Year Old - Zac Barnett

Division 3 Jr. Race of Champions
13-17 Year Old - Derrick Beach
10-12 Year Old - Donnie Giovanini
8 & 9 Year Old - Jay Fox

NHRA O'Reilly Auto Parts Jr. Drag Racing League
Eastern Conference Champions
14 Year Old - Ben Browder
8 & 9 Year Old - Nick Isenhower

Spitzer Race Cars Top Alcohol Qualifier Winners

Top Alcohol Dragster - Bill Reichert
Top Alcohol Funny Car - Bobby Martin

Land of the Winners Person of the Year
Bill "Redman" Floyd and Leo Taugher


Bill Floyd and Leo Taugher were honored as the 2008 Land of the Winners Persons of the Year. Photo by Bob Hesser

Pro-Sportsman Driver of the Year
Bobby Martin

Pro-Sportsman Mechanic of the Year
Bill Reichert

Sportsman Driver of the Year
Ricky Decker

Sportsman Mechanic of the Year
Dave Coan

Super Eliminator Driver of the Year
Brina Splingaire

ET Bracket Driver of the Year
James Monroe

NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Track of the Year
Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park

NHRA Summit Racing Series Track of the Year
Coles County Dragway USA

National DRAGSTER Be A Winner, Be A Member
National Trail Raceway

National DRAGSTER Contributor of the Year
Pam Lobb - Action City Dragway



Bobby's News and ViewsThe Car The TeamBobby's Bio
Schedule PhotosSponsorsContact UsLinks