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Kris Thorne's hopes for the Pro Mod championship got wrecked in Las Vegas

The 2023 NHRA season was a wild one in many ways, including several spectacular on-track incidents. Here’s a look back at 12 of the biggies. Day 12: Pro Mod championship leader Kris Throrne stacks 'er up in Las Vegas.
23 Dec 2023
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Twelve Days of Wrecks-mas
Kris Thorne

The race for the 2023 FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by Type A Motorsports world championship took an unexpected turn — right into the guardwall — at the NHRA Nevada Nationals when points leader Kris Thorne crashed heavily in qualifying. Thorne was not hurt, but the incident allowed Mike Castellana to win the championship.