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NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Top Alcohol Funny Car winner Tyler Scott

16 May 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Tyler Scott

Tyler Scott became the latest first-time winner in Top Alcohol Funny Car when he upset Annie Whiteley in the final round. Scott, who won the North Central Regional event last year in Chicago and barely missed the top 10, recorded a 5.70 in the final for the win after Whiteley shut off early. Scott, the No. 4 qualifier, won a narrow 5.593 to 5.596 battle against Johan Lindberg to earn a semifinal bye run. Reigning world champ Sean Bellemeur lost to Whiteley’s 5.511 in the semi’s.