It was 92 degrees around 4 p.m. when the event’s final race was scheduled to go off in front of a very sparse crowd. The absence of Ashley, who is only in his second year as a Top Fuel racer, allowed Redlands native Leah Pruett to claim the Top Fuel title after making a solo run down the Auto Club Raceway track.
Who were the winners today in NHRA?
|Antron Brown||Top Fuel|
|Bob Tasca III||Funny Car|
|Greg Anderson||Pro Stock|
|Scotty Pollacheck||Pro Stock Motorcycle|
Who won NHRA Top Fuel?
Leah Pruett completes comeback with first 2021 Top Fuel win at home track. Leah Pruett, who began her racing career in Jr.
Who won NHRA on Sunday?
Shawn Langdon took the win in the other marquee matchup in Top Fuel, going 3.900 at 307.16 to beat Antron Brown, who ran into trouble early in his run. After struggling all weekend, Funny Car’s Robert Hight and his team picked an ideal time to get things turned around.
How much money does a NHRA Top Fuel driver make?
Average Total Cash Compensation
- $37 k.
- $45.5 k.
- $54 k.
How much horsepower does a funny car have?
Horsepower claims vary widely—from 6,978 to 8,897—but are probably around 8,000 HP. Supercharged, nitromethane-fueled motors of this type also have a very high torque, which is estimated at 7,000 ft⋅lbf (9,500 N⋅m). They routinely achieve a 6G acceleration from a standing start.
How much does nitromethane cost per gallon?
Nitromethane used to power the engines of NHRA Top Fuel dragsters and Funny Cars costs about $16 US per gallon!