Prather Racing Runoffs Roundup
Kent Prather Leads Group With Sixth Title
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
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
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.