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Street Outlaws Recap: Drama, Guesses, and Fights at No Prep Kings Flying H

Hello everyone, welcome to! We're here with a quick recap of the intense action at the No Prep Kings event held at the Flying H Drag Strip. The day was filled with excitement, controversy, and some heated moments on and off the track.

First Round Highlights

In the first round, we saw some fierce competition:

  • John Odom took a decisive win over Scott Taylor.

  • Bobby Ducote edged out Kayla Morton.

  • Ryan Martin beat Alex Laughlin.

  • Nate Sayler came out on top against Daddy Dave.

  • Justin Swanstrom triumphed over Clay Cole, with a $1,000 side bet adding to the stakes.

  • Kye Kelley got a free pass against Reaper.

  • Robin Roberts defeated Paige Coughlin.

  • Giuseppe, known for his flying performances, beat Birdman.

Photo by Street Outlaws Live

Controversies and Fights :

The day wasn’t just about racing; accusations of "guessing" the tree were rampant. For those unfamiliar, "guessing" refers to anticipating the green light and launching early without triggering a red light for a false start. John Odom faced such accusations after his race against Scott Taylor. Despite the controversy, Odom's car made a fantastic pass, securing his victory.

The drama didn't stop there. In the losers bracket, Jerry Bird was accused of guessing in his race against Jim Howe, leading to a win for Bird. However, this sparked a confrontation at the finish line. Jerry Bird and his brother, Der Bird, ended up in a physical altercation with Jim Howe’s crew. This clash highlighted the tensions and high stakes of the event.

More Accusations and Wins

The accusations of guessing continued in subsequent races:

  • Giuseppe defeated Bobby Ducote.

  • Nate Sayler emerged victorious over Kye Kelley, with some accusing Nate of guessing.

  • John Odom faced more guessing allegations but secured a win against Justin Swanstrom.

  • Ryan Martin clinched a victory over Robin Roberts.

Photo by Street Outlaws Live

As we headed into the semifinals, the competition was fierce with two ProCharger cars and two screw-blown cars left standing. Notably, the points leader, Justin Swanstrom, had already been eliminated, adding more unpredictability to the outcomes.

Semifinals and Beyond

Ryan and Nate Sayler both showcased impressive performances, setting the stage for a thrilling conclusion. John Odom, whether guessing or simply demonstrating exceptional skill, continued to make remarkable passes, positioning himself as a strong contender.

Photo by Street Outlaws Live

Final Thoughts

The Flying H event was a rollercoaster of emotions, from accusations of guessing to physical confrontations. It’s clear that as the competition heats up, the margins for error are razor-thin, and every millisecond counts. While guessing the tree has always been part of the game, this event has brought the tactic into sharp focus. As the season progresses, it will be interesting to see how racers adapt and whether any new rules or measures will be introduced to address these controversies.

Photo by Street Outlaws Live

Stay tuned for more updates and in-depth analysis of the Street Outlaws No Prep Kings series right here on This season is shaping up to be one of the most exciting and contentious yet!

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