Harteveld hurtles to top of the charts

24
Jun
2019

At the STP Summer Nationals, Marck Harteveld consolidated his points lead by winning the event, and also was number one qualifier in the field of eight cars. His 1970 Plymouth Superbird ran flawlessly and recorded a new personal best speed. In the final two rounds, he defeated British entries, both of whom had run personal best ETs, Kevin Slyfield dipping into the five second zone for the first time and recording low ET of the meeting.

Top 5 qualifiers:

1 Marck Harteveld: 5.979 sec. / 239.85 mph

2 Kevin Slyfield: 6.035 / 234.82

3 Jean Dulamon: 6.137 / 231.24

4 Bobby Wallace: 6.207 / 224.41

5 Nick Davies: 6.252 / 236.09

Eliminations:

Round 1:

Bobby Wallace, 6.181 sec, 227.78 mph def. Nick Davies, 10.422 sec, 84.11 mph

Kevin Slyfield, 5.961, 236.17 def. Wayne Nicholson, 6.834, 205.37

Jon Webster, 6.400, 223.62 def. Jean Dulamon, 7.056, 173.73

Marck Harteveld, 6.126, 238.67 def. Mick Payne, 9.273, 112.09

Semi-final:

Marck Harteveld, 6.006, 239.85 def. Bobby Wallace, 6.158, 227.01

Kevin Slyfield, 6.007, 236.09 def. Jon Webster, 6.373, 224.62

Final:

Marck Harteveld, 6.041, 238.60 def. Kevin Slyfield, 6.224, 231.68

Low Elapsed Time of the Event: . 5.961 – Kevin Slyfield

Top Speed of the Event: 241.83 mph - Marck Harteveld

Championship standings:

1 Marck Harteveld 213

2 Kevin Slyfield 190

3 Bobby Wallace 142

4 Nick Davies 120

5 Micke Gullqvist 114

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