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Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals

Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals

  • May 05-07, 2017
  • Atlanta Dragway
  • 500 E Ridgeway Rd Commerce, GA 30529

Detailed Results

Lane Driver Q. Pos. RT 60 FT 330 FT 660 FT 660 FT MPH ET MPH
Left Tony Schumacher 1 .050 .861 2.151 3.140 238.05 4.061 243.28
Right Steve Torrence WIN 2 .055 .839 2.129 3.002 290.76 3.745 320.81

Weather conditions: air temperature 74 degrees, relative humidity 23 percent, barometer 29.15 inches, adjusted altitude 2,213 feet, track temperature 115 degrees. This is the 101st time that the top two qualifiers have met in a Top Fuel final round and the sixth time it has happened at this race. The last time it happened in Atlanta was in 2012 when Steve Torrence, No. 2, beat Tony Schumacher, No. 1. Overall the No 1 qualifier has won 57 of the previous 100 meetings. Schumacher is 17 - 10 against Torrence in prior events and Torrence is 3 - 1 against Schumacher in prior final rounds. Schumacher with the slight starting line advantage, but then starts to haze the tires early and Torrence has the lead by the time they go by the Christmas tree. Torrence wins for the second week in a row and the the 10th time in his career. Torrence with his quickest pass of race day in the win.

Lane Left Right
Driver Tony Schumacher Steve Torrence W
Q. Pos. 1 2
RT .050 .055
60 FT .861 .839
330 FT 2.151 2.129
660 FT 3.140 3.002
660 FT MPH 238.05 290.76
ET 4.061 3.745
MPH 243.28 320.81

Weather conditions: air temperature 74 degrees, relative humidity 23 percent, barometer 29.15 inches, adjusted altitude 2,213 feet, track temperature 115 degrees. This is the 101st time that the top two qualifiers have met in a Top Fuel final round and the sixth time it has happened at this race. The last time it happened in Atlanta was in 2012 when Steve Torrence, No. 2, beat Tony Schumacher, No. 1. Overall the No 1 qualifier has won 57 of the previous 100 meetings. Schumacher is 17 - 10 against Torrence in prior events and Torrence is 3 - 1 against Schumacher in prior final rounds. Schumacher with the slight starting line advantage, but then starts to haze the tires early and Torrence has the lead by the time they go by the Christmas tree. Torrence wins for the second week in a row and the the 10th time in his career. Torrence with his quickest pass of race day in the win.