Gatornationals Special Awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - SUMMIT FastNews - Special Awards presented during the 29th annual NHRA Mac Tools Gatornationals: BEST APPEARING CAR -- Checker, Schucks, and Kragen Pontiac Firebird Funny Car entry of Del Worsham, Orange, Calif. ...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - SUMMIT FastNews - Special Awards presented during the 29th annual NHRA Mac Tools Gatornationals:

BEST APPEARING CAR -- Checker, Schucks, and Kragen Pontiac Firebird Funny Car entry of Del Worsham, Orange, Calif.

BEST APPEARING CREW -- Paul Smith's Drag Racing School Top Fuel team, Driver: Mike Smith, Boynton Beach, Fla.

BEST ENGINEERED AWARD -- The Ed Mullis Race Cars Super Comp entry of Ed Richardson, Bradenton, Fla.

MBNA WORLD RECORD CLUB (Elapsed-time national record-setters can earn up to $50,000 in selected NHRA professional categories. Available at this event: Top Fuel $50,000; Funny Car, $50,000; Pro Stock, $25,000; Pro Stock Motorcycle, $10,000) --Funny Car, Cruz Pedregon, 4.873 seconds; Pro Stock, Warren Johnson, 6.873 seconds; Pro Stock Bike, Matt Hines, 7.245 seconds.

SEARS CRAFTSMAN CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARDS ($1,000 to the Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock crew chiefs of the race) -- Dale Armstrong for the Miller Lite Top Fuel Dragster driven by Larry Dixon; Wes Cerny for the Interstate Batteries Funny Car driven by Cruz Pedregon; Warren Johnson for the Goodwrench Service Plus Pontiac Firebird Pro Stock car driven by Warren Johnson.

ESTIMATED TOTAL ATTENDANCE: 122,500

Results provided by the FastNews Network, courtesy of Summit Racing Equipment ** http://www.summitracing.com/ ** ----------

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Series NHRA
Drivers Matt Hines , Larry Dixon , Warren Johnson , Del Worsham , Cruz Pedregon , Paul Smith , Mike Smit