Bill Webb wins the American/Race Tech Super Tuesday Shootout at the Summer Fling

Bill Webb captured the American/Race Tech Super Tuesday Shootout at the Summer Fling.

COLUMBUS, OH— The first day of on-track action for the JEGS Performance Summer Fling Presented by Optima Batteries at National Trail Raceway kicked off Tuesday following the free Expert Seminar on Monday afternoon.

The cars took to the track at noon for the Law Chevrolet Buick Test and Tune, where racers had an early opportunity to prepare their gear for the race days ahead. Meanwhile, an exclusive field of 32 cars was paired up in the Super Tuesday American Race Cars/Race Tech Shootout in hopes of securing one of two dragster chassis up for grabs with the winner given the option to build.

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Bill Webb and Matt Schell

As 32 cars became eight, Matt Schell, Jeg Coughlin Jr., Garrett Griffith, Joe Hoskins, Kyle Bigley, Donovan Williams, Bill Webb and Tim Kelley entered the lanes for the ladder round.

Griffith gave only two thousandths of red to Hoskins, and Bigley used a substantial tree advantage to eliminate Williams. Schell advanced to the semifinals via Coughlin’s .006 break, while Webb took the TruStart victory after turning him into a red .004 to Kelley’s red light .015.

Bill Webb's Summer Adventure
Bill Webb, 2022 Race Tech Dragster Winner

In four cars, Schell shut out Hoskins with a .015 package, and Webb capitalized on his perfect reaction time to win against Bigley and earn a spot in the final round.

While both finalists had secured a $16,000 dragster chassis, Schell and Webb would once again face off to choose between American or Race Tech. Through Schell’s .005 red light, Webb claimed the last winning light of the night. and the Race Tech dragster chassis, while Schell walked away with the American dragster chassis after dedicating his performance to his cousin Sean Serra.

Matt Schell's Summer Adventure
Matt Schell, 2022 American Dragster Winner

Advanced Product Design 15K Wednesday will kick off at 8:00 am with a timed run for everyone on property. Racer recognition gifts from industry leaders will be handed out from the prize vault, including weather stations, dragster firsts and more.

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Everything will be broadcast live as it happens on the MotorManiaTV YouTube channel free of charge to the viewer, courtesy of Strange Engineering, with exclusive new content produced by the Fling Team.

For more information, visit, the Spring Fling Bracket Races Facebook page, or text “COLUMBUS” to 74121 for race updates.

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