Antron Brown became the first African American racer of a four-wheel vehicle to earn a major American-based championship. The 2012 NHRA Top Fuel champion was selected by our staff to hold the #6 top moment spot.
Don Schumacher Racing Funny Car teammates gave it all they could in the season final two events, and at Pomona Jack Beckman took his victory and earned a spot in our 2012 top 20 moments.
The first of the Top 20 Moments of 2012 selected by Motorsport.com staff goes to Allen Johnson who landed his first NHRA Pro Stock championship. It was a remarkable season for the Johnson & Johnson Racing team.
The American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association made their selection for the drivers who competed in an American-based series. Antron Brown and Jack Beckman led the list of the of NHRA choices.
Enders became the third female to win this award and joins Ashley Force Hood who received it in 2010 and 2011 recipient, Danica Patrick.
in voting for the SPEED Performer of the Year's international field