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Chicago Pro Stock results: Q4

Greg Anderson bumps teammate Jason Line from the top spot following a quick final session of Pro Stock qualifying.
01 Jun 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Greg Anderson
For the first time this year and 103rd time in his career, Greg Anderson will head into final eliminations as the low qualifier in Pro Stock. In order to gain the top spot, Anderson ran a 6.571 during a quick final session that was delayed by more…
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Chicago Top Fuel results: Q4

Scott Palmer and Terry McMillen punched their way into an incredibly competitive Top Fuel field at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals before weather got in the way.
01 Jun 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Race coverage
Scott Palmer
Rain shortened the final qualifying session of Top Fuel, but fans at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals enjoyed plenty of drama before wet weather got in the way. Scott Palmer fought his way into the field with a 3.854-second run, getting on the bump spot…
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Route 66 NHRA Nationals Saturday Gallery

NHRA National Dragster photographers Jerry Foss and Randy Anderson captured the action from Saturday qualifying at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals for your viewing pleasure.
01 Jun 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Route 66 NHRA Nationals
Saturday racing at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals featured intense qualifying in the nitro categories, the 2019 edition of the JEGS Allstar competition and more Pro Stock action all over the race track. NHRA National Dragster photographers Jerry Foss…
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South Central Division team goes back-to-back at JEGS Allstars

Led by four event champions, the Division 4 team successfully defended its overall team championship in the JEGS Allstars race as Central Region captures alcohol crown.
01 Jun 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
Christopher Dodd
In another dominant performance that was reminiscent of their 2018 triumph, the team from the South Central Division (Division 4) captured their second-straight overall team title in the JEGS Allstars event. Led by victories from Jeff Lopez (Stock…
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WATCH: Matt Smith goes 200-mph in Pro Stock Motorcycle Q3 at Route 66 Raceway

Matt Smith took the top spot in Q3 from Eddie Krawiec, who quickly took it back. Smith also went 200-mph at Route 66 Raceway in Q3 in Pro Stock Motorcycle session.
01 Jun 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Matt Smith
//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); There was not much movement in the Pro Stock class but that wasn’t the case for their two-wheel…
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Chicago Pro Stock results: Q3

Deric Kramer sets the pace in Q3 in Pro Stock while Alan Prusiensky bumps his way into the competitive field.
01 Jun 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
kramer
Anytime a daytime qualifying session follows a night session, odds are there won’t be much of a performance improvement from NHRA’s Pro Stock teams and that was the case on Saturday afternoon at Route 66 Raceway. Only a few drivers were able to show…
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Chicago Funny Car results: Q3

Tommy Johnson Jr. leads the third Funny Car qualifying session at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals. D
01 Jun 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Race coverage
Tommy Johnson Jr.
Tommy Johnson Jr. wheeled his Make-a-Wish Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat to the top of the sheet in the third Funny Car qualifying session at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals. The Don Schumacher Racing team ran a 3.933, nearly a tenth of a second quicker than…
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Chicago Top Fuel results: Q3

Mike Salinas continued to excel in his Scrappers Racing Top Fuel dragster. The Alan Johnson-tuned machine led the sheets for the second-straight session at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals.
01 Jun 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Race coverage
Mike Salinas
Mike Salinas made another spectacular pass down a warm race track at Route 66 Raceway, perhaps indicating the kind of handle tuner Alan Johnson has on the facility. The Scrappers Racing Top Fuel dragster went 1,000 feet in 3.755 seconds, .04-second…
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Route 66 NHRA Nationals Saturday Preview

The ninth event of 24 on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series tour continues with the final day of qualifying at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals outside of Chicago.
01 Jun 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Chicago
The Route 66 NHRA Nationals wrap up qualifying outside of Chicago with a pair of qualifying sessions in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The Route 66 Nats also features competition in the thrilling Jegs…
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Mike Salinas, Ron Capps, Jason Line and Eddie Krawiec lead Route 66 NHRA Nationals qualifying

Following a thrilling day and night of professional qualifying at Route 66 Raceway, Mike Salinas, Ron Capps, Jason Line, and Eddie Kraweic are the top-ranked racers in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle, respectively.
31 May 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Mike Salinas
Nighttime qualifying has long been a highlight of the NHRA Route 66 Nationals and this year's edition of Friday Night Lights did not disappoint. Las Vegas winner Mike Salinas delivered the best run of the night by driving his Scrappers dragster to a…
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WATCH: Mike Salinas captures provisional Top Fuel pole at Route 66 NHRA Nationals

Mike Salinas took his Scrappers Top Fuel dragster to the top of the field at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals. Watch every pass here.
31 May 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Mike Salinas
//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); Mike Salinas took his Alan Johnson-tuned Top Fuel dragster to the top of the field in the second…
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WATCH: J.R. Todd makes best pass of second Chicago Funny Car session

J.R. Todd made the best Funny Car run of the second qualifying session at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals while Ron Capps retained pole position in Chicago. Watch every run here.
31 May 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
J.R. Todd
//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); J.R. Todd made the best pass of the second qualifying session to earn three points and move into the No.…
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Chicago Pro Stock results: Q2

KB Racing teammates Jason Line and Greg Anderson flex their muscles with a pair of 6.58-second runs under the lights to lead the Chicago Pro Stock field.
31 May 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
line
Chicago Pro Stock results: Q2 A Pro Stock field that was already close got even closer under the lights during Friday’s second Pro Stock session. Several drivers made significant improvements most notably KB Racing teammates Jason Line and Greg…
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Route 66 NHRA Nationals Friday Gallery

NHRA National Dragster photographers Jerry Foss and Randy Anderson captured the Route 66 NHRA Nationals with their cameras. Enjoy.
31 May 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Jeg Coughlin Jr.
The Route 66 NHRA Nationals got off to a flying start with a terrific first Funny Car qualifying session, quick runs in Top Fuel and a first 6-second pass for Jianna Salinas in Pro Stock Motorcycle. A loaded field in Pro Stock hasn't quite…
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Chicago Pro Stock Motorcycle results: Q2

Eddie Krawiec nudged Matt Smith from the top spot in Pro Stock Motorcycle qualifying after a quick Friday night session.
31 May 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
krawiec
Eddie Krawic stole the top spot from Matt Smith during a quick second round of Pro Stock Motorcycle qualifying. Krawiec rode his Screamin’ Eagle Harley-Davidson to a 6.835 to end the day as the provisional low qualifier. Smith improved from his…
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Chicago Top Fuel results: Q1

Defending Top Fuel world champion Steve Torrence made the best pass at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals to continue his dominant stretch.
31 May 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Race coverage
Steve Torrence
Steve Torrence continued his dominant stretch of performance with a 3.757-second run. The defending world champion earned three bonus points for the best run in the first Top Fuel qualifying session at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals. Doug Kalitta and…
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Chicago Funny Car results: Q1

Ron Capps took his NAPA Brakes Funny Car to the top of the Route 66 NHRA Nationals field in a lightning-quick field.
31 May 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Race coverage
Ron Capps
The NAPA Brakes Funny Car team dropped a hammer on the competition in the first round of qualifying at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals. Ron Capps drove his Rahn Tobler-tuned Dodge Charger // SRT Hellcat to a 3.894, nearly a tenth quicker than No. 8…
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Chicago Pro Stock results: Q1

Matt Hartford takes the early lead in Pro Stock qualifying with a 6.585 in his Total Seal Camaro.
31 May 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
hartford
Matt Hartford has been to a pair of final rounds this year and now he’s the provisional low qualifier after the first Pro Stock qualifying in Chicago. Hartford drove to a 6.585 in his Total Seal Camaro to earn three bonus points. He’s followed by…
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Chicago Pro Stock Motorcycle results: Q1

World champ Matt Smith take early lead in Pro Stock Motorcycle while rookie Jianna Salinas makes her first six-second run
31 May 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
smith
After the first qualifying session, the top three riders in Pro Stock Motorcycle are Matt Smith, Eddie Krawiec, and Hector Arana Sr., and they are separated by just seven thousandths of a second. Reigning word champ Smith rode his Denso EBR to a 6.…
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Route 66 NHRA Nationals Friday Preview

The ninth event of 24 on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series tour kicks off with the Route 66 NHRA Nationals outside of Chicago.
31 May 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Chicago
The Route 66 NHRA Nationals get under way outside of Chicago with a pair of qualifying sessions in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The Route 66 Nats also features competition in the thrilling Jegs…
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Andrew Hines, Bo Butner capture fourth victories at Virginia NHRA Nationals; Ron Capps, Steve Torrence go back-to-back

Andrew Hines and Bo Butner continued their incredible starts to the 2019 seasons at the Virginia NHRA Nationals while Atlanta winners Ron Capps and Steve Torrence went back-to-back.
19 May 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Race coverage
Winners
Andrew Hines won his third-straight Wally while racing Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson teammate Eddie Krawiec in the Pro Stock Motorcycle final at the Virginia NHRA Nationals. The win is the 52nd in his career and came on the back of a 6.845-…
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Richmond Top Fuel results: Final

Steve Torrence won his third straight event in Top Fuel, defeating good friend Antron Brown in the final round at the Virginia NHRA Nationals.
19 May 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Steve Torrence
Steve Torrence won his third straight event in Top Fuel, defeating good friend Antron Brown in the final round at the Virginia NHRA Nationals. Brown had a solid lead on Torrence until halftrack when Brown’s Matco machine began to drop cylinders,…
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Richmond Funny Car results: Final

Atlanta winner Ron Capps ran his win streak to eight rounds by winning his second straight event title with the NAPA Brakes Dodge Charger.
19 May 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Ron Capps
Atlanta winner Ron Capps ran his win streak to eight rounds by winning his second straight event title with the NAPA Brakes Dodge Charger. World champ JR. Todd was the heavy favorite based on a trio of 4.0-second passes while Capps’ mount had…
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Richmond Pro Stock results: Final

Pro Stock returned after 41 days off -- and Bo Butner's incredible performance came right back with it. He captured his fourth win in five events by defeating Greg Anderson.
19 May 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Race coverage
Bo Butner
Bo Butner won again. The Indiana native scored his fourth win in the fifth race of the season by outrunning Greg Anderson by .005-second in the Pro Stock final at the Virginia NHRA Nationals. Anderson left first by .003 second, but that minor…
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Richmond Pro Stock Motorcycle results: Final

Andrew Hines captured his fourth win of the season by outrunning Eddie Krawiec at the Virginia NHRA Nationals.
19 May 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Race coverage
Andrew Hines
Andrew Hines won for the fourth time in five tries in 2019, continuing his incredible start to the Pro Stock Motorcycle season. He beat his teammate, Eddie Krawiec, after both Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson riders posted identical reaction times…
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Richmond Pro Stock Motorcycle results: Semifinals

Eddie Krawiec and Andrew Hines will battle it out for Pro Stock Motorcycle supremacy at the Virginia NHRA Nationals.
19 May 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Race coverage
Eddie Krawiec
A Harley-Davidson will bring home the Virginia NHRA Nationals Wally. Andrew Hines defeated Matt Smith with a 6.837-second elapsed time, his best of race day, to book a final-round matchup with Eddie Krawiec. Hines picked up nearly four-hundredths of…
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Richmond Pro Stock results: Semifinals

Greg Anderson will face teammate Bo Butner in the Pro Stock Virginia NHRA Nationals final as Butner hunts his fourth win of the season.
19 May 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Race coverage
Greg Anderson
Greg Anderson booked a spot in his first final round of 2019, the 155th of his career, and is hunting his 92nd win. He ran a 6.609-second elapsed time, just .002-second off the best time of race day. The track temperature dipped slightly and should…
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Richmond Funny Car results: Semifinals

World champ J.R. Todd and the DHL Toyota team continued to excel under the hot conditions with their third straight 4.0 pass to defeat Jonnie Lindberg and earn a final-round berth next to Ron Capps.
19 May 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
J.R. Todd
World champ J.R. Todd and the DHL Toyota team continued to excel under the hot conditions with their third straight 4.0 pass to defeat Jonnie Lindberg. Todd, winner of the Four-Wide Nationals in Las Vegas will have lane choice over Atlanta winner…
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Richmond Top Fuel results: Semifinals

Steve Torrence reached his fourth final round in the season’s first eight races by beating his father, Billy, in the semifinals and will face Antron Brown in the final round of Top Fuel at the Virginia NHRA Nationals.
19 May 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Steve Torrence
Steve Torrence reached his fourth final round in the season’s first eight races by beating his father, Billy, in the semifinals. Steve, winner of the last two races on the tour, in Charlotte and Atlanta, left second against his dad but pulled away…
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Richmond Pro Stock Motorcycle results: E2

No. 1 qualifier Andrew Hines will face Matt Smith in the semifinals of the Virginia NHRA Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park.
19 May 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Race coverage
Andrew Hines
The top four qualified cars advanced, including Matt Smith, who ran the quickest time of the second round yet again. He defeated Angelle Sampey with a 6.836-second pass to get to the semifinals. He will get lane choice against Andrew Hines, who ran…
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