Jim Daniels, (near lane) won the Mopar HEMI Challenge at The Dutch in his 1968 Dart by beating David Barton in the final Sunday afternoon at Maple Grove Raceway.

2009 Mopar HEMI Challenge Race Series Dutch Classic at Maple Grove

Although nature threatened to end the event early, Bristol, Pa., dentist Jim Daniels soldiered on to win the event and, in the process, set a new NHRA class record with his ’68 Dart.

Dave Barton took second after fouling off the start.