Brainerd: Goodyear Racing final summary

Goodyear-equipped teams fast in drag racing competition Goodyear-equipped teams won six of the 11 classes in the Lucas Oil Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. The race was the last event prior to the MAC Tools US Nationals at ...

Goodyear-equipped teams fast in drag racing competition

Goodyear-equipped teams won six of the 11 classes in the Lucas Oil Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. The race was the last event prior to the MAC Tools US Nationals at Indianapolis Raceway Park over the Labor Day Weekend.

In the Sportsman classes, Alan Bradshaw beat David Wells in the final round of Top Alcohol Dragster. Goodyear-shod cars have won the last three national events in this class and have won seven times this season. No other tiremaker has more than three TAD wins this season.

Clint Sallee won in Competition Eliminator for his second national event victory. He was also the top qualifier.

In Super Stock, Paul Klein won his first national event. Klein's margin of victory was .0132 of a second.

In the professional classes, Doug Kalitta won by the narrowest of margins in Top Fuel. Kalitta and Tony Schumacher recorded identical elapsed times, but Kalitta was the first to leave the line and won. Gary Densham scraped by Tim Wilkerson in the Funny Car final, winning by .005 of a second. Greg Anderson edged Kurt Johnson in the Pro Stock final, winning by .003 of a second.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Kurt Johnson , Tony Schumacher , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Gary Densham , Tim Wilkerson , Alan Bradshaw , David Wells