Bristol: Goodyear Racing summary

Dixon wins at Bristol. National Hot Rod Association: Larry Dixon won the Top Fuel class in the Mac Tools Thunder Valley Nationals in Bristol, Tenn. Dixon also posted the best elapsed time for the weekend with a 4.582-second lap. Top Fueler...

Dixon wins at Bristol.

National Hot Rod Association:

Larry Dixon won the Top Fuel class in the Mac Tools Thunder Valley Nationals in Bristol, Tenn. Dixon also posted the best elapsed time for the weekend with a 4.582-second lap. Top Fueler Kenny Bernstein had the best speed of the event, 323.27 mph.

Goodyear-equipped cars won five of the seven classes to hold a final round. The finals for the Pro Mod, Competition Eliminator and Super Comp classes were called off due to rain delays and will be contested in the next NHRA national event in Atlanta. Goodyear cars qualified for the finals of the Pro Mod and Super Comp classes.

Whit Bazemore was the Funny Car winner and Warren Johnson won the Pro Stock final.

Of the Sportsman classes that did hold their final round races at Bristol, Jeff Strickland won in Stock and Ray Fordyce won in Super Gas.

Goodyear teams now have an industry-leading 34 victories in NHRA national competition this season.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Larry Dixon , Kenny Bernstein , Warren Johnson , Whit Bazemore , Jeff Strickland