Black Diamond Motorsports' John DeFlorian is runner-up at ADRL World Finals
ENNIS, TX – John DeFlorian in Black Diamond Motorsports' Jerry Haas Race Cars 2012 Camaro powered by a Sonny Racing engine started from the number one qualifying spot with a 4.040 seconds elapsed time (ET) at 179.95 miles per hour (MPH) which set the new MPH record when he backed it up with a 4.046 ET at 178.64 MPH in the second session to earn 50 Championship points. DeFlorian defeated Brian Gahm, Elijah Morton and Matt Bertsch before squaring off with newly crown ADRL World Champion Cary Goforth.
DeFlorian used a .082 reaction time coupled with a 4.102 seconds ET at 176.26 mph but it was not enough to catch Cary Goforth's .037 reaction time coupled with an engine destroying run of 4.096 ET for the win .
Kevin Bealko in the Black Diamond Motorsports Jerry Haas Race Cars 2011 GXP powered by a Sonny Racing engine qualified for the sixth race in a row since converting to a clutch started from the fourteenth position with a 4.096 ET at 176.77 MPH to face off with newly crown ADRL World Champion Cary Goforth. Bealko ran a 4.149 ET at 174.73 MPH loosing effort against Goforth's 4.095 ET at 175.87 MPH when the GXP rolled though the beams causing at (-.102) red light .
Black Diamond Motorsports ended the 2012 American Drag Racing League season on a high note and look forward to a bigger and better 2013 championship season with more things to come.
Black Diamond Motorsports would like to thank all their fans and sponsors and most of all Sonny’s Racing Engines, Jerry Haas Race Cars and our hard working crew without you we could not do what we love.