Sonoma: Goodyear Racing summary

National Hot Rod Association: Goodyear-equipped teams won six final rounds in the Fram-Autolite Nationals at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif. That brings Goodyear's seasonal total to an industry-best 84 final round wins in national ...

National Hot Rod Association:

Goodyear-equipped teams won six final rounds in the Fram-Autolite Nationals at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif. That brings Goodyear's seasonal total to an industry-best 84 final round wins in national events.

Goodyear's victories came in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, Top Alcohol Dragster, Competition Eliminator and Super Gas. There were a total of 12 teams using Goodyear tires that reached the final round of competition at Infineon.

Gary Anderson's win in Competition Eliminator was the eighth this season for Goodyear-shod cars in that class.

Alan Bradshaw's win in Top Alcohol Dragster was the sixth this season for a Goodyear team in that class.

Ray Connolly won in Super Gas, giving Goodyear three wins in that class. Connolly's win was his second in national competition. His first win came in Super Comp.

Larry Dixon's Top Fuel win was his third straight and gave him a sweep of the three races in the NHRA's western swing. All told, Dixon has won eight times this year and leads the Top Fuel standings.

Gary Scelzi won the Funny Car final, his first victory in that class. However, Scelzi became the first driver ever to win a final round in the NHRA national competition in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car. Jeg Coughlin Jr., won the Pro Stock final, his first of the season.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Gary Scelzi , Alan Bradshaw , Gary Anderson