Race 5 - Joliet
We had our 5th race at route 66 Joliet August 7th. There was a field of 12 cars. The low Et was Chris Redden, 6.822 at 202.06 MPH followed by Rick Sojka 6.864 at 201.58 MPH. Rick Sojka and Matt Szymczak were in the Semi Finals and Andre Harris got a buy run into the finals. Matt Szymczak won and went on to beat Andre Harris in the finals. Congratulations to Matt and his crew and to Andre and his crew. Great job by everyone. Hope to see everyone at our next race at Byron Sept 17th and 18th
Race 4 - Joliet
We had our 4th race at Joliet on July 16th. It was a hot but very calm day there, we had 17 cars show up but unfortunately one broke so 16 ran the program. Tim Kirman had best ET at 6.63 followed by Chris Redden at a 6.75. Tony Grzelinski and Bobby Romano were in the finals. Tony Grzelinski won at his dial in of 6.95 on a 6.950 with a .005 light. Great job and Congratulations to Tony and his team and to Bobby Romano and his team. Hope to see everyone at our next race August 7th at Joliet.
NHRA Route 66 Nationals
Congrats to Chad Pekrul and his dad! They took home the win for Top Sportsman at the Joliet nationals on July 10th 2016!!!
Race #3 - Byron
In a back to back weekend, Race #3 was held June 19th at Byron Dragway. It was another extremely hot race day at Byron, we only had 10 cars for the field Sunday. Low ET of the day was Chris Redden with a 6.837 Sec. also top speed was Chris Redden at 203.89 MPH. Congratulations to Chris and Amy. Rick Sojka made the next fastest pass with a 6.927 at 198.35 MPH.
Sunday's winner was Matt Szymczak, congratulations to Matt and his crew! Runner up was Eddie Banderowicz and congratulations to him and his crew also for a great job. Again, congratulations and thank you to all the racers who came out and bared the hot weather for the weekend, and for supporting MWTS.
Don't forget our next race will be July 16th at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet. Hope to see everyone there. Have a Safe and Happy 4th of July.
Race #2 - Byron
Race #2 was June 18 at Byron Dragway. We had 13 cars on Saturday and low ET was Chris Redden with a 6.839 and top speed of 205.04 MPH congratulations to Chris and Amy. Tim Kirman had the next fastest pass with 6.868 ET at 201.10 MPH. It was VERY hot but all you guys and gals managed to brave the heat for todays race. Congratulations to Tony Grzelinski on the win, you and your crew did great job. Runner up was Bob Romano who was piloting Rick Zirk's car, congratulations to their crew also on a great job.
Race #1 - Joliet
Troy Finner won the first race at Route 66 in Joliet, IL for Midwest Top Sportsman on May 7th. Great job to Troy and crew! Runner up was Matt Szymczak, congratulations to your crew also! We had 14 cars for our 1st race of the year. Low ET was Andre Harris at 4.422 in the 8th mile due to strong winds. Top speed was Andre Harris at 158.50 MPH. Congratulations to all the racers who showed up, and thank you for supporting MWTS!
Welcome To The New MWTS Website!
Welcome to the new MWTS website!!! In an effort to help keep the site updated frequently and stay user friendly, we have rebuilt everything from scratch. If you would like any announcements to be posted on the website please email me ( Kristi.Vicary@midwesttopsportsman.com ) and I can get them up right away.