Prather Racing Runoffs Roundup
Kent Prather Leads Group With Sixth Title

Lexington, Ohio (Sept. 25, 2005) -- Prather Racing Engines-tuned and built racecars had a week of mixed results but plenty of promise at the 42nd SCCA National Championship Runoffs Presented by Kohler at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Sept. 19-25.

  • Driving his venerable No. 26 Prather Racing/Victoria British MGA, Prather Racing patriarch Kent Prather captured his record sixth Production Category SCCA National Championship. Read a full account of Kent's record run here. Check out full week G Production class results here.

  • Topeka's Jesse Prather had a promising run going in Don Christman's No. 34 Prather Racing/Wilcox RV Mazda RX-7, starting 14th and moving up to eighth on lap 10 before a fuel regulator failed and ended his day after 11 laps. Check out full week GT-3 class results here.

Three drivers with power from the Prather Racing laboratory competed in the F Production class. For the F Production class results, click here.

  • Topeka's Eric Prill was solidly in the top-10 of the 44-car field all week, qualifying his No. 7 FIGHT-MS/Apex Hyperformance Lotus Super 7 ninth. After running sixth for half of the 20-lap race, Prill held on for an eighth-place finish.

  • Mark Weber, of Saint Louis, Mo., started 27th in his No. 25 Goodyear/Red Line/Exclusive Sports Car Photo Austin Healey Sprite and was up to 13th by the 15th lap before a valve cover gasket let go, ending his day on the 19th lap in 28th place.

  • Chris Bovis (Lawrence, Kan.) started 21st in the maiden Runoffs voyage for his No. 01 Prather Racing/Mazda Mazda Miata. Bovis ran as high as 14th before settling into 16th at the finish.

Two drivers with Prather rotary engines endured a carnage-filled E Production race.

  • Charlie Clark (Mission, Kan.) started 28th in the huge 49-car field and worked his way up to a solid 13th place finish in his No. 16 KC Raceware Mazda RX-7.

  • Meredith Haupt (Overland Park, Kan.) started her Carriage and Motor Works Mazda RX-7 30th and worked up to a 16th place finish.






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