By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
Louisiana Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Jerry Savoie won the 2020 AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals at the Texas Motorplex on Sunday in Ennis, Texas. The Alligator hunter defeated Joey Gladstone in the final round.
Savoie went 6.910 at 191.16 mph to claim the Wally. Gladstone went 7.005 at 192.69 mph in the losing effort.
“There’s just something about Texas,” Savoie said. “To come here and be in the finals six times and win three, it’s just awesome and a great deal. We’ve really been struggling and (crew chief) Tim (Kulungian) has been working really hard at the shop. We didn’t have the fastest bike [on Sunday], but luck was on our side and we just out-raced them.”
With the win, Savoie has won the event for the second straight year. In fact, it is Savoie’s sixth straight final round at the Texas Motorplex.
Savoie now has three wins at the facility. He now has 13 career wins.
Following the win, Savoie dedicated the win to a friend, who recently passed away.
This was Gladstone’s first career final round.
Savoie had the advantage with a 0.050 reaction time. Gladstone was playing catch up, as he was a 0.072 at the starting line.
Before this final round, Savoie was 5-0 in previous events against Gladstone. However, this was the first-time that they faced each other in the final round.
Savoie never trailed for the win. This is his first win since winning Dallas last year.
Copyright © 2007-2020. The Capital Sports Report. All Rights Reserved.
All information contained in this Digital Publication are copyright by The Capital Sports Report, and may not be duplicated, copied, modified or adapted, in any way without our written permission. Your use of our work does not constitute any right or license for you to use our trademarks, without the prior written permission of The Capital Sports Report.
Our Content, as found within our Website, is protected under United States and foreign copyrights laws. The copying, redistribution, or use of our publication by you of any such Content, is strictly prohibited. Your use of our Website does not grant you any ownership rights to our Content.
The Capital Sports Report and its logo are official trademarks of Anthony Caruso III and Anthony Caruso Enterprises.