Saturday November 14th saw beautiful weather for the first running of the El Paso Motorplex Import Drag Racing event. Drag racers from Texas, New Mexico and Chihuahua converged to do battle on El Paso’s famous all concrete quarter mile.
After the racers received their two hour allotment for testing and tuning, the spectators on hand were treated to both heads up and handicapped style racing competition and the final results are as follows.
4 Cylinder Pro
Winner: Albert “Shadow” Gonzalez (El Paso, TX) Honda CRX 1.8L Turbo
Runner Up: Robert Gaska (El Paso,TX) Honda CRX 2.0L Turbo
4 Cylinder All Motor
W: Efren Gallardo (Rio Rancho,NM) ’88 Honda CRX 2.4L
RU: J Rafael Vasquez (El Paso, TX) ’83 Toyota Starlet 1.3L Rotary
W: Tito “Speed Zone” Olivares (Juarez,Chih.)
RU: Shileen Barker (Albuquerque,NM)
The next event at the El Paso Motorplex will be this Saturday for the Sand Drag Racing Finals.
Author: El Paso Motorplex