NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootout

The NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootouts, which are races within a race, will be conducted at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, with Top Fuel showcased Saturday, Aug. 30, and Funny Car featured on Sunday, Aug, 31. Teams qualify for the NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootouts by winning an NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series regular season event, holding the No. 1 spot in the standings after the event in Brainerd, Minn., or via a fan vote and lottery-style drawing. The NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootouts will award $100,000 to the winners in both the Top Fuel and Funny Car events. The program will award the top four finishers in each event, with the runners-up receiving $15,000 and the semifinal losers $7,500. 

The following drivers are qualified for the 2014 NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootouts:

TOP FUEL
1. Khalid alBalooshi (Pomona 1)
2. Antron Brown (Phoenix)
3. Doug Kalitta (Gainesville)
4. Tony Schumacher (Las Vegas)
5. Spencer Massey (Atlanta)
6. Richie Crampton (Englishtown)
7. Shawn Langdon (Bristol)
8. Brittany Force (fan vote)

WINNER: TONY SCHUMACHER


FUNNY CAR
1. John Force (Pomona 1)
2. Alexis DeJoria (Phoenix)
3. Robert Hight (Gainesville)
4. Courtney Force (Topeka)
5. Cruz Pedregon (Englishtown)
6. Tommy Johnson Jr. (Bristol)
7. Ron Capps (Epping)
8. Tim Wilkerson (fan vote)

WINNER: JOHN FORCE
 


2013 EVENT

TOP FUEL
1. Shawn Langdon (Pomona 1)
2. Tony Schumacher (Phoenix)
3. Antron Brown (Gainesville)
4. Spencer Massey (Charlotte 1)
5. Bob Vandergriff Jr. (Houston)
6. Steve Torrence (Bristol)
7. Khalid alBalooshi (Norwalk)
8. Brittany Force (fan vote/lottery)

WINNER: SHAWN LANGDON


FUNNY CAR
1. Courtney Force (Pomona 1)
2. Ron Capps (Phoenix)
3. Johnny Gray (Gainesville)
4. Cruz Pedregon (Las Vegas 1)
5. Matt Hagan (Charlotte 1)
6. John Force (Bristol)
7. Jack Beckman (based on points standing)
8. Tim Wilkerson (fan vote/lottery)

WINNER: JACK BECKMAN


2012 EVENT
TOP FUEL

1. Spencer Massey (Pomona 1)
2. Antron Brown (Phoenix)
3. Morgan Lucas (Gainesville)
4. Steve Torrence (Atlanta)
5. David Grubnic (Topeka)
6. Tony Schumacher (Bristol)
7. Doug Kalitta (based on points standing)
8. Brandon Bernstein (lottery)

WINNER: SPENCER MASSEY


FUNNY CAR
1. John Force (Pomona 1)
2. Robert Hight (Phoenix)
3. Mike Neff (Houston)
4. Ron Capps (Atlanta)
5. Jack Beckman (Topeka)
6. Johnny Gray (Englishtown)
7. Jeff Arend (Chicago)
8. Courtney Force (lottery)
 
WINNER: JOHN FORCE