NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series
Division 4 aces Slate Cummings and Tommy Phillips back up their recent St. Louis wins with two more victories at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals in Dallas
Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Ill., will host the annual All-American Hot Rod Showdown and the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series this weekend, Oct. 20-22. The event features Top Alcohol Dragsters and Top Alcohol Funny Cars, reaching speeds of more than 275 miles per hour on the quarter-mile drag strip.
Todd Bruce, Doug Gordon, and Thomas Marlow all scored final-round victories Sunday evening during the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals at Texas Motorplex.
David Rampy and Jeffrey Barker each clinched NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series national championships this weekend at Silver Dollar Raceway and the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event.
Sean Conway, Kirk Williams, and Ed Wright all scored victories Sunday at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, South Central Division, Thunder in the Heartland at Thunder Valley Raceway Park.
Tyler Wudarczyk became the latest driver to nearly double up when he scored a win in Stock and a runner-up in Super Stock at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals in St. Louis. Tommy Phillips also landed in the winner’s circle for the 39th time in his Hall of Fame career with a victory in Super Comp.
After several years of near misses, Canadian Jeff Veale persevered and finally won his first NHRA national event title in Top Alcohol Dragster, and Sean Bellemeur drove Tony Bartone’s car to the Top Alcohol Funny Car win at the Dodge NHRA Nationals in Reading.
Shawn Cowie and Andy Bohl earned titles in Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car, respectively, during the NHRA Carolina Nationals, but the big stars of the event were John Labbous Jr. and Todd Ewing, who both nearly doubled.
Cody Cumpton raced to this second win of the weekend and was joined by Utah racer Shawn Hart in the winner’s circle for the second half of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Double Header at Rocky Mountain Raceways.