MONROE DRAGSTERS TAKING SHAPE
IN PREPARATION FOR 2014
Changes are taking place for the upcoming season as KillerRONS.COM looks to further the development of the extremely successful supercharger program. There will be three cars in the stable that will see action at one time or another. You can see these cars by clicking the individual links below. The cars will be powered by Rolla Competition Engines built BBC's.
238" Race Tech Updated by Diamond Race Cars
250" American Race Cars Dragster
272" Spitzer Race Cars Dragster
KILLERRONS.COM RACERS MEET
IN THE $5,000 FINAL AT
LYONS RACEWAY PARK
James Monroe and new KillerRONS.COM racer Tony Virgilio met up in the memorable final on October 12. Both racers advanced through many rounds of tough competition in the marathon event with Monroe carrying two entries to the final five cars. Virgilio advanced with a brand new car and also a brand new alcohol injection system on his 632" BBC with 12* cylinder heads. Monroe's win light came on at the stripe for the win to close out the season.
NEW KILLERRONS COMBINATION TAKES FASTENAL "FAST 8" WIN AND RUNNER-UP IN LRP SUPER PRO ACTION
The Monroe's had a great day at their home facility while testing a new supercharger combination in late September. Showing great promise the car posted a Fastenal "Fast 8" win and then went on to a seven round Super Pro runner-up finish. In the great final both drivers posted .024 packages but Monroe was .0009 too short at the stripe with a dead-on 4.607 elapsed time. To see more of this combination click here.
MONROE AND SCALI LEAD WAY FOR D3
The new KillerRONS.COM Top Dragster recorded its first win and it certainly was a big one. James Monroe clinched the win for the team with a dead-on 6.43 in the Top Dragster final round to defeat the always tough Phil Unruh. Moments later John Scali, Jr. defeated Jeffrey Barker in Top Sportsman for the exclamation point. See full story here. This was Monroe's third final round appearance in this event in a row and second win. Click here to see photos of the event.
KILLERRONS.COM RACERS COLLECT
KillerRONS.COM's James Monroe and longtime customer and friend Jeremy York picked-up their divisional championship Wally's at the recent NHRA D3 awards ceremony. Monroe is the 2012 Top Dragster champion and York is the Super Quick Series champion. To take it one step further York was voted the "ET Bracket Driver of the Year" while Monroe collected the "Sportsman Driver of the Year" distinction. It was a great weekend to say the least as Monroe was also presented a special recogniton award at the Spitzer Enterprises annual open house earlier in the weekend. Full Story here.
MONROE RUNNER-UPS AT INAUGURAL
MOSER SPORTSMAN SHOOTOUT
KillerRONS.COM's James Monroe lost a tough final round .001 decision at the inaugural Moser Sportsman Shootout held at the recent NHRA Sports Nationals. Monroe was able to cash in on the Moser product use incentive picking up $2,000 for the runner-up finish. Thanks to Moser Engineering for sponsoring this great event and offering great products.
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MONROE CONTINUES TO BUILD UPON AN IMPRESSIVE SEASON WITH NEW BLOWER COMBO
The Rolla Competition Engines engine combination continues to perform perfectly while consistently qualifying well throughout the season with approximately 12-14 psi of boost. Monroe is shown above launching in the final round of the Beech Bend Raceway Park final round where he was runner-up to Al Peavler.
Norwalk Divisional (13.6 psi) - 6.479 at 209 MPH
Chicago Divisional (14.1 psi) - 6.454 at 210 MPH
JEG'S AllStars (13.0 psi) - 6.484 at 209 MPH
Norwalk National (12.7 psi) - 6.499 at 208 MPH
Columbus Divisional (14.4 psi) - 6.470 at 210 MPH
Mid-Michigan Divisional (14.5 psi) - 6.473 at 210 MPH
Cordova Dragway Park (13.6 psi) - 6.443 at 210 MPH
Beech Bend Divisional (14.8 psi) - 6.464 at 210 MPH
JEG'S Sports Nationals (13.5 psi) - 6.399 at 212 MPH
To see a video of a 6.47 qualifying pass at Norwalk Divisional click here.
MONROE WINS SECOND NHRA
DIVISIONAL IN A ROW
Our James Monroe took a second win in a row at the NHRA divisional level with a strong showing at National Trail Raceway in Columbus, OH. Monroe picked-up another Wally with a great car and some good fortune. Monroe's car was 6.47 or 6.48 capable all through eliminations for the nice win. This is the second win for Monroe at this event in the last three years.
MONROE COMES UP JUST SHORT IN
JEG'S ALLSTARS COMPETITION
KillerRONS.COM's James Monroe raced to his second final round appearance in as many seasons at the JEG'S AllStars event in Chicago in late June. Monroe defeated D4's Jimmy Arabie in round one and then the always tough Dylan Stott from D2 in round two. In the final JR Lobner's .011 package was too much for Monroe who was .015 on the tree but broke out at the stripe due to Lobner's package.
WE HAVE A WINNER IN THE WINDY CITY!
KillerRONS.COM's James Monroe had a great weekend in Chicago in early June as he snatched the win in Top Dragster to pick-up his fourth divisional "Wally" in the class. Monroe was less than stallar in the final round on the tree but his car bailed him out running a dead-on 6.504 to take the big win with the new supercharged combination and fuel system. The winning machine is shown above with the LODRS winners in the champion's photo. This is the second win for James at the "Burndown at Sundown" in the last three years.