By Rick Sheek
Candis Bise got closer to the top of the Trophy (1/4 mile) class last weekend at Bristol Dragway.
The Elizabethton driver swept Saturday’s and Sunday’s DER Racing finals. In each final round, she defeated points leader Patty Eads.
Bise, in a Chevrolet, prevailed on Saturday with an elapsed time of 16.941 at 79.83 mph with a 16.99 dial. Eads, in a Ford, posted a runner-up effort of 16.025/86.92 (16.12).
On Sunday, Bise laid down a winning pass of 16.753/80.50 (16.75) over Eads’ 16.138/87.77 (16.14) run.