Dorchester, SC (June 16) - One day after winning the Draglist.com
Southern Fuel Coupes race at Wilkesboro North Carolina, Keith Floyd made
the trek down to Dorchester Dragway in South Carolina to repeat the feat.
Floyd again was married to low 4.50-second elapsed times and again
honeymooned in the winner's circle.
Five Draglist.com Southern Fuel Coupes made the trip to Race # 4 on the
2002 schedule. This gave Keith Floyd a first round bye run. Despite the
sure win, Keith nailed a superb 4.511 ET to show the troops that he meant
Don Roddy and his "All Girl Crew" then took a close one from
Harold Barnhart, 4.804 to 4.940. Three-time series champ Jim Dickey
finished the round by defeating Jerry Davis in the Carolina Wildman Trans
Am, although neither racer received times.
Keith Floyd kicked off round two by defeating an incredibly consistent
Don Roddy. The yellow Pro Mod shut down the yellow funny car, 4.536 to
In another recurring role from Wilkesboro, Harold Barnhart made it to
round two by running the quickest losing time of round one. Jim Dickey
ended Harold's day there, however, as the My Favorite Charity blown
altered lead through the lights by half a second, 4.508 to 5.055. Dickey's
time was Low ET of Eliminations.
Just as they had the night before in Wilkesboro, Keith Floyd's
"Blown By You" '63 Corvette Pro Modified lined up against
1999, 2000, and 2001 Southern Fuel Coupes champion Jim Dickey. And just as
he did the night before, Floyd took out the supercharged ‘23-T, this
time with a 4.544 to Dickey's close 4.601.
With half the 2002 schedule in the books, the team of Jimmy Walton and
Keith Floyd is looking to unseat Jim Dickey from his traditional Southern
Fuel Coupes championship throne.
The Draglist.com Southern Fuel Coupes race next at Cooper River Dragway
on July 6. For more information, log on to