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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Top Alcohol Funny Car winner Brian Hough

30 Apr 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor

With nitro Funny Car driver Jonnie Lindberg as his crew chief, Brian Hough backed up his win at the Pomona season opener with a second Top Alcohol Funny Car title in Houston. In a battle of the top two qualifiers, Hough defeated Annie Whiteley in the final, 5.705 to a coasting 10.066. Hough set low e.t. of the event on his first-round bye run with a 5.407 and later stopped Bryan Brown to earn a spot in his 20th final. Whiteley also made a pair of 5.4-second runs in her wins against Aryan Rochon and Kirk Williams.