Shawn Cowie had his hands full in one of the most competitive Top Alcohol Dragster fields of the year. After qualifying No. 3, he defeated Ashley Sanford, Garrett Bateman, and Randy Eakins with a string of 5.2-second runs before meeting low qualifier Julie Naatas in the final round. Norwegian-based Naatas, who had earlier made the third-quickest run in the history of the class with a 5.115, dropped a cylinder in the final and slowed to a 5.481, allowing Cowie to score career win No. 10 with a 5.272, 274.72. Cowie finished the season with eight wins in Top Alcohol Dragster.