2008 All Mitsu Cookout

For 2008 we expanded the All Mitsu Cookout to be a full weekend.  On Saturday, August 23rd, we had a Dyno Challenge at DB Performance.  After that we took a cruise down to Wagner’s Drive In, in Brooklyn Park.  Then on Sunday, August 24th, we had the All Mitsu Cookout.  Our numbers for the Cookout were down this year.  We had 134 cars there.

Here was the dyno numbers from the Dyno Challenge:

Hp Tq Name — Car
1 370 371 Jeff Rohner — 98 Eclipse GSX
2 361 349 Jim Hayek — 06 EVO IX MR
3 353 Lucas Raatz — 96 Talon AWD
4 315 348 Mike Willis — 92 Stealth R/T TT
5 306 298 Andy Nash — 91 Talon Tsi FWD
6 279 253 Kevin Dickie — 91 Talon Tsi
7 270 307 Dan Graul — 92 Stealth R/T TT
8 270 286 Matt Deering — 95 Eclipse GSX
9 252 249 Mike Standaert — 03 EVO
10 242 211 Dan Iozzo — 91 Galant VR4
11 235 224 Jarrod Watkins — 06 EVO IX
12 233 259 Mike Dierks — 94 Stealth R/T TT
13 232 258 Steve Hagen — 92 Stealth R/T TT
14 231 239 Mike Blageo — 98 Eclipse Spyder GSX
15 218 244 Mike Austing — 94 3000GT VR4
16 204 181 Bill Reitz — 97 Talon Tsi FWD
17 133 128 Mike Helmer — 95 Talon Tsi FWD

Here are the trophy winners from the Cookout:

90-94 DSM
1st – Andy Nash — 91 Talon TSi
2nd – Alex Wolner — 93 Talon TSi
3rd – Mike Wolff — 92 Laser RS
95-99 DSM
1st – Kerry Eldstron — 97 Spyder GSX
2nd – Mike Blageo — 98 Spyder GSX
3rd – Oleg Krampf — 97 Talon TSi AWD
91-93 3/S
1st – Jessica Trboyevich — 93 VR4
2nd – Chantz Leisz — 93 R/T TT
3rd – Steve Hagen — 92 R/T TT
94-99 3/S
1st – Scott Stronach — 95 Spyder VR4
2nd – Mike Austing — 94 VR4
3rd – Curt Gross — 95 Spyder VR4
Evos
1st – Austin Xiong  — 06 EVO IX MR
2nd – Mark Schroeder  — 95 EVO III
3rd – Scott Smith — 05 EVO
Other Mitsus
1st – Harvey Bligard —  87 Van
2nd – Pete Slabek — 01 Galant GTZ
3rd – Dave Kuenne — 97 Avenger
00-05 Eclipse/Stratus Coupe
1st – Collin Resch — 01 Eclipse GT
2nd – Chris Choat — 00 Eclipse GT
3rd – Nate DeFoe — 01 Stratus R/T
Starion / Conquest
1st – Jim Klubertantz — 89 Conquest TSI
2nd – Shannon Owen — 87 Conquest TSI
3rd – Joshua Perrault — 87 Starion
The Long Distance Award
Matt Rodriguez — 99 Galant — Norfolk, NE
The “Gene Helms” Cleanest Car Overall
Jim Klubertantz — 89 Conquest TSI

Here are the pics: