Baytown: Goodyear Racing final summary

Kalitta sets record, gets first win of season. Doug Kalitta recorded the fastest speed in NHRA history on his way to winning the Top Fuel portion of the O'Reilly Spring Nationals at Houston Raceway Park in Baytown, Texas. Kalitta's ...

Kalitta sets record, gets first win of season.

Doug Kalitta recorded the fastest speed in NHRA history on his way to winning the Top Fuel portion of the O'Reilly Spring Nationals at Houston Raceway Park in Baytown, Texas.

Kalitta's record-breaking speed was 333.91 mph, breaking the record set by Larry Dixon one race earlier. Kalitta also had the best elapsed time of the weekend with a run lasting 4.486 seconds.

Kalitta was one of five drivers to take class wins on Goodyear tires. Goodyear has an industry-best 29 wins this season in NHRA national competition.

Tony Pedregon won in Funny Car and Kurt Johnson won in Pro Stock.

Bob Newberry won the Top Alcohol Funny Car final while recording the best elapsed time of his career. Newberry was clocked at 5.572 seconds.

Mike Trumble defeated Brian Self to win the Competition Eliminator final.

Peter Biondo's victory in Stock Eliminator repeated his 2002 victory.

-goodyear-

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Series NHRA
Drivers Bob Newberry , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Tony Pedregon , Doug Kalitta , Peter Biondo , Brian Self , Mike Trumble