Pos Driver Points 1 Steve Torrence 2718
2 Clay Millican 2487
3 Tony Schumacher 2454
4 Leah Pritchett 2394
5 Brittany Force 2302
6 Antron Brown 2291
7 Mike Salinas 2259
8 Doug Kalitta 2259
9 Terry McMillen 2253
10 Scott Palmer 2182
FUNNY CAR 1 JR Todd 2553
2 Robert Hight 2479
3 Ron Capps 2388
4 Tim Wilkerson 2367
5 Tommy Johnson 2362
6 Courtney Force 2324
7 Matt Hagan 2321
8 Jack Beckman 2283
9 John Force 2277
10 Shawn Langdon 2204
PRO STOCK 1 Tanner Gray 2583
2 Jeg Coughlin 2443
3 Erica Enders 2434
4 Drew Skillman 2413
5 Vincent Nobile 2404
6 Jason Line 2350
7 Greg Anderson 2334
8 Bo Butner 2300
9 Deric Kramer 2220
10 Chris McGaha 2135
PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE 1 Matt Smith 2479
2 Eddie Krawiec 2475
3 LE Tonglet 2418
4 Hector Arana Jr. 2415
5 Jerry Savoie 2378
6 Andrew Hines 2366
7 Angelle Sampey 2268
8 Angie Smith 2255
9 Steve Johnson 2242
10 Scotty Pollacheck 2209
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Mike Salinas scores first win in Las Vegas
J.R. Todd, Bo Butner, Hector Arana Jr. win too Mike Salinas captured his first career win in his second final round with a terrific reaction time in just his fourth race paired up full-time with legendary crew chief Alan Johnson. The San Jose-based businessman defeated Brittany Force, Clay Millican and Doug Kalitta to the stripe at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals to score his victory.
Mike Salinas, Bo Butner, Matt Smith take top spots in Las Vegas Tim Wilkerson secured the 20th No. 1 qualifier of his career and his first since 2017 Thunder Valley NHRA Nationals in Bristol. The Funny Car veteran took pole at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals in Las Vegas alongside Mike Salinas, who took the Top Fuel No. 1 qualifier for the second time in his career. Bo Butner earned his second Pro Stock pole of the season and is chasing his third win of the campaign. Matt Smith, the defending Pro Stock Motorcycle champion, will take on a difficult quad at the first four-wide event of the year from pole position.
Crampton, Hight, Butner, and Hines win Gatornationals
The 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals was historic As the winners of the historic 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, Richie Crampton, Robert Hight, Bo Butner, and Andrew Hines are now the proud owners of a special edition gold Wally trophy. Crampton won in Gainesville for the second-straight year when he drove the Kalitta Motorsports DHL Top Fuel dragster to a final round win against Clay Millican. Following wins against Antron Brown, Leah Pritchett, and the very competitive entry of T.J. Zizzo, Crampton won the final on a holeshot with his 3.769 barely edging Millican's 3.756. Crampton was able to claim his ninth-career win by a final margin of just 0.0032-second.
Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Arizona Nationals Billy Torrence, Matt Hagan, and Jeg Coughlin Jr. had the hot hands on a cool weekend in the desert outside of Phoenix and collected victories at the Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Arizona Nationals. Torrence, the low qualifier, collected his second career NHRA Top Fuel trophy when final-round opponent Leah Pritchett smoked the tires in the final. Prior to the final, Torrence had defeated Terry Totten, Mike Salinas, and Jordan Vandergriff to get to Pritchett.
At Pomona, California Robert Hight claimed his fourth win at Auto Club Raceway to kick off the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series the right way. He defeated Jack Beckman with a 3.881-second, 329.75 mph holeshot run to leave the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals with the points lead. Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) and Bo Butner (Pro Stock) also leave Pomona with victories and the lead in their categories.
Winternationals Top Fuel world champion Steve Torrence, former Funny Car champ Robert Hight, and returning Pro Stock racer Rodger Brogdon snagged pole position at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals. Final eliminations are scheduled for 11 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10. The last time Steve Torrence was at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, he was wrapping up an unprecedented run to his first world title.
2018 season summary ahead of 2019 season We have experienced a thrilling season of auto racing with many wins and records being set. In this article, we provide a brief roundup of NASCAR, Formula One and NHRA series. If you are into online casino games and betting with a draft promotion code, we are sure you would love to know what the racing world is up to ahead of the 2019 season to start in just two months time. But first let's look back on 2018.
Todd's Dominating Run Gives Toyota 9th World Title
Toyota Drivers Combine For 10 Wins in '18 J.R. Todd’s run to the Funny Car world championship highlighted a year that saw Toyota-supported drivers win 10 races during the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Todd dominated throughout the six-race Countdown to the Championship playoffs, earning three victories in five final round appearances, culminating with his sixth victory of the season at the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona to capture the title.
Todd, Smith Clinch World Championships J.R. Todd clinched his first career NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Funny Car world championship title during the first round of eliminations Sunday at the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Matt Smith also won his third Pro Stock Motorcycle world championship at the final 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event during eliminations on Sunday.
Tanner Gray Clinches NHRA Pro Stock Title in Pomona
Pritchett, Capps, Coughlin, Jr., Smith No. 1 Qualifiers Pro Stock racer Tanner Gray became the youngest NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world champion by qualifying Saturday at the season ending Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Leah Pritchett (Top Fuel), Ron Capps (Funny Car), Jeg Coughlin Jr. (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories at the final race of the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
Todd, Butner, Arana, Jr. Win in NHRA Toyota Nationals Steve Torrence won his first Top Fuel world championship during eliminations on Sunday at the NHRA Toyota Nationals and raced to his 10th victory of the year at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. J.R. Todd (Funny Car), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also winners in their respective categories at the fifth of six playoff events during the 2018 Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship.
Millican, Johnson, Jr., Coughlin, Jr., Arana, Jr. on pole
NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Clay Millican remained a contender for the Top Fuel world championship securing his 10th No. 1 qualifying position on the season Saturday afternoon at the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Tommy Johnson Jr. (Funny Car), Jeg Coughlin Jr. (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are the No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories at the fifth of six playoff events during the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship.
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