'Comedy of errors' eventually leads to Pro Stock victory
Makes it to semifinals in Monday's rain-delayed eliminatons
Goes out in round two of delayed finals
But the NHRA will have to wait at least another week for the 100th win by a female driver
Moments after completing his second qualifying run, Antron Brown was shutting down his dragster after a run of 3.788 seconds at 318.69 mph.
Mike Janis’ Valvoline ’12 Camaro beat Castellana, the Gainesville winner, with a 5.927-second pass at 244.56 mph.
Enders-Stevens faced Allen Johnson in the Pro Stock final, winning on a holeshot with a 6.594-second pass at 210.60 mph.
The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series heads on to Baytown, Texas for the NHRA O’Reilly Auto Parts SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway, April 25-27.
It was the second time that two female drivers have earned victories at the same NHRA event.
Brown, C. Force and Coughlin earn no. 1 qualifying positions.
All three drivers described a measured feeling of accomplishment.
Antron Brown moved up to second in the standings.
Robert Hight had to beat teammate and 16-time Funny Car legend John Force in the final.
Doug Kalitta gained revenge from Phoenix, defeating Antron Brown in the final with a performance of 3.830 seconds at 323.74 mph
Jack Beckman's team now has gone 29 national events without leaving with an event Wally trophy.
Rodger Brogdon and the ProtectTheHarvest.com team came within 9 feet of defeating V. Gaines in round one in Phoenix.
The third of 24 Mello Yello events is the March 14-16 Gatornationals at Gainesville, Fla.
The team led by crew chief Dickie Venables posted a 4.135-second pass at 306 mph in the opening round of eliminations but it wasn't enough.
"It's only the second race of the season. We have a lot of racing and hopefully a lot of winning left to do this season.", said Massey.
Antron Brown gives DSR its 220th NHRA Mello Yello Series event title.
Jason Line entered the event in Phoenix in the points lead and exits the event just 11 marks outside of No. 1 and is currently No. 2 in the Pro Stock points.
Tony Schumacher and his Don Schumacher Racing U.S. Army team performance showed big improvement over Pomona...
Antron Brown faced Brittany Force, 27, in the final round, and while Antron was going for his 42nd Wally trophy it was the first final round for the second-year Top Fuel racer.
Alexis DeJoria is now the only woman ever to win races in both Nitro Funny Car and Top Alcohol Funny Car
Force now leads Hight by 66 points and DeJoria moves to third overall with the win, 69 points back in Funny Car.
Morgan said his Ford spun the tires in second, third, and fourth gear, causing it to slow.
Jeg Coughlin Jr. squared off against Dave Connolly in ESPN's Marquee Matchup in round one of Pro Stock.
Matt Hagan earns runner-up finish at Pomona in debut of Mopar Express Lane graphics on his Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car.