Las Vegas II: Hillary Will final summary

Will drops race to D. Kalitta LAS VEGAS (October 29, 2006) -- With her KB Racing LLC-owned, Kalitta Motorsports-managed Top Fuel dragster losing traction, Hillary Will was turned back by her Kalitta Motorsports teammate Doug Kalitta in the...

Will drops race to D. Kalitta

LAS VEGAS (October 29, 2006) -- With her KB Racing LLC-owned, Kalitta Motorsports-managed Top Fuel dragster losing traction, Hillary Will was turned back by her Kalitta Motorsports teammate Doug Kalitta in the second round of eliminations during the NHRA ACDelco Las Vegas Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

After defeating Alan Bradshaw in the opening round, Will ran a tire-smoking pass of 8.872 seconds to 4.547 seconds for Kalitta in the second round.

"I've put this weekend behind us and all I can do is look forward to the next race," said Will. "We know we have a great racecar that has been running very consistent. I can't wait to get to Pomona and end the season on a positive note."

By advancing to the quarterfinals, Will was able to move back into the top ten in the NHRA POWERade Top Fuel point standings. She leaves Las Vegas in the No. 10 position with 1003 points, one point behind ninth.

Next Race: The season-ending 42nd annual NHRA Auto Club Finals takes place at the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona (Calif.) November 9-12. Qualifying takes place on Thursday and Friday will one session each day and concludes with two sessions on Saturday. Eliminations get underway on Sunday.

-credit: kb racing

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Series NHRA
Drivers Doug Kalitta , Alan Bradshaw , Hillary Will