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 won the NHRA Top Fuel last weekend?
Pruett, who lost to Steve Torrence in the final round last weekend in Sonoma, got the shot at her ninth Top Fuel Wally and 15th overall after defeating blower-banging Mike Salinas with a 3.92 to earn her lane choice.
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|
Why did the NHRA ban the Dodge Demon?
Dodge says the Demon’s capable of a 9.65 quarter mile at 140 mph, and that was certified by the NHRA. So, why does Dodge claim the NHRA then banned it? Because anything that runs under the 10-second mark at 135 mph requires a lot more safety equipment than the Demon comes with stock.
How much money does a NHRA Top Fuel driver make?
Average Total Cash Compensation
- $37 k.
- $45.5 k.
- $54 k.
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 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.