By Jim McCombe

The STP Wednesday Night Drags returned to the Infineon Raceway drag strip, April 11. For many, the evening served as a tune-up for this weekend’s two-day STP Bracket Drags event weekend.

The STP Bracket Drags, which is expected to draw many out of town entries, will feature six-second cars from the Nor Cal Top Comp Association as well as competition in the Super Pro, Pro ET, Sportsman, Motorcycle and Trophy classes, The West Coast Pro Gas, Super Comp and Super Gas Associations will also race throughout the weekend.

Early pitting and parking for this weekend’s event begins on Friday evening, April 13, at 5 p.m. and will continue until 10 p.m.

If you can't make it out to the track but would like to check out the great racing action, log on to, which will air both days of racing, beginning at 8 a.m.  

The STP Wednesday Night Drags returns to Infineon Raceway, April 18. Gates open at 3 p.m. with racing spanning from 4-10 p.m. For more information, visit or call 800-870-RACE (7223).

Final round results listed below as well as semifinalists:

Gear Jammers
Winner: Vince Cardinale (San Francisco) 89 Mustang .063 RT 12.559 ET (12.36 dial in) 110.17 mph
Runner-up: Matt Brians (Petaluma) 02 Chevy S 10 .079 RT 16.043 break out (16.10) 69.17

Winner: Doug Love (Novato) 01 Triumph .471 RT 13.148 (12.94) 99.74

High School 
Winner: Cory Million (Martinez) 12 Sonata .346 RT 16.621 (17.20) 85.32

Sport Street
Winner: Doug McCay (Rodeo) 12 Ford F 150 .047 RT 15.080 (14.96) 77.63
Runner-up: Rick McIllmoil (Newark) 90 Toyota .142 RT 14.100 (13.90) 100.18
Semifinalist: Steve Del Buono Jr. (Vallejo) 05 Kia

Comp Rod
Winner: Marko Perivolaris (Petaluma) 71 Datsun 240Z .035 RT 10.406 (10.38) 123.35
Runner-up: Mitch Gately (Petaluma) 64 Nova .082 RT 10.946 break out (10.96) 121.25
Semifinalist: Steve Cassatt (Sonoma) 72 Vega

Winner: Brian Kam (Pacifica) 98 Camaro .115 RT 12.684 (12.71) 103.30
Runner-up: Scott Sterley (San Rafael) 71 Camaro .107 RT 11.906 break out (11.94) 107.64
Semifinalist: Ryan Matthews (Tiburon) 07 Jeep Cherokee