By Jim McCombe

Infineon Raceway featured another evening of action-packed drag racing under the lights at the STP Wednesday Night Drags, March 21. 

The big winners included Sean Reggio (Gear Jammers), Doug Love (Motorcycle), Steve Wellman (Comp Rod), Kevin Neft (Sport Street), Barrie Beffa (Street) and Martin Esparza (High School).

The STP Wednesday Night Drags returns next week, March 28. The following week, April 4, marks the beginning of the popular Top the Cops™ program where high school student drag race against uniformed police officers in their patrol cars.  All STP Wednesday Night Drags racing events will be aired live on starting at 4 p.m. For more information, visit

Do you have questions about your car or anything tech related? Paul Brandner, an NHRA certified tech, can help you and is a frequent visitor to the Infineon Raceway forums where there are many different topics that you can participate in and discuss your ideas with fellow drag racers. Click here: IR Drag Strip to visit the forum and be sure to register.

Below are the final round results including semifinalists for each class:

Gear Jammers
Winner: Sean Reggio (San Lorenzo) 90 Mustang .051 RT 14.668 ET (14.40 dial in) 76.62 mph
Runner-up: Justin Johnson (Willits) 87 BMW .350 RT 17.140 (17.00) 80.64
Semifinalist: Clinton Lu (San Francisco) 11 Honda

Winner: Doug Love (Novato) 01 Triumph .021 RT 13.296 (13.24) 93.32
Runner-up: Richie Love (San Rafael) 08 Harley .072 RT 12.936 (12.83) 107.66
Semifinalist: Jason Deo (South San Francisco) 07 Harley

Comp Rod
Winner: Steve Wellman (Petaluma) 64 Nova .020 RT 10.254 (10.26) 128.55
Runner-up: Marko Perivolaris (Petaluma) 71 Datsun 240Z .044 RT 10.372 break out (10.39) 127.51
Semi Finals: Alan Cardwell (Napa) 78 Camaro

Sport Street
Winner: Kevin Neft (Petaluma) 07 Dodge .029 RT 17.434 (17.44) 76.51
Runner-up: Nick Bublitz (Concord) 89 Honda .141 RT 18.441 break out (18.53) 72.28
Semifinalist: Steve Del Buono Jr. (Vallejo) 05 Kia

High School
Winner: Martin Esparza (Vallejo) 91 Ford Festiva .151 RT 14.185 (13.89) 99.32
Runner-up: Matt Dutra (Novato) 99 Honda .105 RT 17.267 break out (17.27) 78.10
Semifinalist: Brandon Pirinjian (Novato) 92 Mustang