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NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals full Sunday outcomes up to date standings

NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals full Sunday outcomes up to date standings

Clay Millican piloted his Elements Plus/Nice Clips dragster to his first profession Prime Gas victory Sunday on the 17th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

Ron Capps (Humorous Automotive) and Alex Laughlin (Professional Inventory) had been additionally winners of their respective classes on the 11th occasion of 24 on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Sequence schedule.

Millican, a Tennessee native, raced a three.825-second go at 316.38 mph to defeat Leah Pritchett, who raced a three.881 at 307.09 in her Papa John’s dragster. He turned the 103rd completely different driver to win in Prime Gas. This was Millican’s 254th NHRA Prime Gas begin and the ninth remaining spherical of his profession.

“I really like what I do,” Millican mentioned. “There have been instances I ever puzzled if this was going to occur. I don’t deserve this credit score. I’m actually blissful for David Grubnic and the entire boys who work on this automotive and I imply that 100 p.c.”

Millican battled previous Kyle Wurtzel, Brittany Pressure and Steve Torrence en path to the finals. Pritchett squared up towards Troy Coughlin Jr., Scott Palmer and Shawn Langdon earlier than falling to Millican within the remaining spherical. Millican is seventh in factors, whereas Pritchett moved from third to second with the runner-up end. Torrence now has possession of the Prime Gas factors lead.

Defending Humorous Automotive world champion Capps raced to his fifth victory this season and 55th of his profession within the NAPA Auto Elements Dodge Charger R/T. He received on a holeshot towards Don Schumacher Racing teammate Jack Beckman in his Infinite Hero Basis Dodge Charger R/T with a go of four.054 at 317.05.

“We’ve gotten a couple of fortunate rounds, but it surely’s been preparation within the off season,” Capps acknowledged. “We had runs on Sunday towards 4 of the hardest automobiles, drivers and crew chiefs mixed. You learn down the checklist of individuals we needed to beat in a brand new automotive that was ready. There usually are not very many groups which might be that ready to tug a automotive out and have a faster setup than we had been.”

Ron Capps defeated Alexis DeJoria, Robert Hight and teammate Matt Hagan to make it to the ultimate spherical, the place he defeated Jack Beckman. Photograph by NHRA

Capps ties John Pressure with most Humorous Automotive victories at Bristol Dragway, with 4 apiece on their résumés.

Earlier than getting into the ultimate spherical, Capps defeated Alexis DeJoria, Robert Hight and teammate Matt Hagan. Beckman sailed previous Cruz Pedregon, Courtney Pressure and teammate Tommy Johnson Jr. earlier than seeing Capps for the second consecutive remaining spherical. Beckman defeated Capps within the finals on the occasion in Englishtown.

In Professional Inventory, Laughlin clinched his first Wally of the season and second of his profession with an ideal response time within the finals. He powered his Fuel Monkey Vitality Chevrolet Camaro to a 6.718 at 205.04 to defeat Bo Butner in his Jim Butner’s Auto Chevy Camaro. Laughlin is the eighth completely different Professional Inventory winner this season.

“We didn’t actually have something handed to us; we had some good matchups all day,” Laughlin mentioned. “I positively really feel like I had a degree to show. We’ve got a aggressive automotive on the beginning line. I got here into this weekend with the boldness to win.”

Laughlin raced previous Alan Johnson, No. 1 qualifier Jeg Coughlin and rookie Tanner Grey earlier than dealing with Butner within the remaining spherical. Butner lined up towards Wally Stroupe and two-time world champion Erica Enders en path to his fourth remaining spherical look this season.

The 2017 Mello Yello Drag Racing Sequence season continues on the 11th annual Summit Racing Gear NHRA Nationals June 22-25 at Summit Racing Gear Motorsports Park.

NHRA Bristol Winners

The 2017 Mello Yello Drag Racing Sequence season continues on the 11th annual Summit Racing Gear NHRA Nationals June 22-25 at Summit Racing Gear Motorsports Park. Photograph by NHRA

Ultimate end order (1-16) on the 17th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. The race is the 11th of 24 occasions within the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Sequence.

TOP FUEL:
1. Clay Millican; 2. Leah Pritchett; three. Shawn Langdon; four. Steve Torrence; 5. Scott Palmer; 6.Brittany Pressure; 7. Antron Brown; eight. Mike Salinas; 9. Kebin Kinsley; 10. Tony Schumacher; 11.Terry McMillen; 12. Doug Kalitta; 13. Troy Coughlin Jr.; 14. Chris Karamesines; 15. Pat Dakin; 16. Kyle Wurtzel.

FUNNY CAR:
1. Ron Capps; 2. Jack Beckman; three. Tommy Johnson Jr.; four. Matt Hagan; 5. Robert Hight; 6. Tim Wilkerson; 7. Courtney Pressure; eight. John Pressure; 9. Del Worsham; 10. Alexis DeJoria; 11. Cruz Pedregon; 12. J.R. Todd; 13. Jonnie Lindberg; 14. Jim Campbell; 15. Jeff Diehl; 16. Bob Bode.

PRO STOCK:
1. Alex Laughlin; 2. Bo Butner; three. Erica Enders; four. Tanner Grey; 5. Shane Grey; 6. Jeg Coughlin; 7. Vincent Nobile; eight. Allen Johnson; 9. Jason Line; 10. Greg Anderson; 11. Drew Skillman; 12. Alan Prusiensky; 13. Wally Stroupe.

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Sunday’s remaining outcomes from the 17th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. The race is the 11th of 24 within the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Sequence:

Prime Gas — Clay Millican, three.825 seconds, 316.38 mph def. Leah Pritchett, three.881 seconds, 307.09 mph.

Humorous Automotive — Ron Capps, Dodge Charger, four.054, 317.05 def. Jack Beckman, Charger, four.040, 319.29.

Professional Inventory — Alex Laughlin, Chevy Camaro, 6.718, 205.04 def. Bo Butner, Camaro, 6.729, 205.79.

Professional Modified — Troy Coughlin, Chevy Corvette, 5.878, 253.09 def. Shane Molinari, Pontiac Firebird, 5.881, 254.76.

Tremendous Inventory — Marty Rinehart Jr., Chevy Camaro, 9.980, 129.23 def. Greg Stanfield, Camaro, eight.731, 158.17.

Inventory Eliminator — Jimmy Hidalgo Jr., Pontiac GTO, 10.990, 117.12 def. John Leach, Plymouth Roadrunner, Foul – Crimson Mild.

Tremendous Comp — David Morris, Dragster, eight.902, 159.89 def. John Labbous Jr, Dragster, eight.891, 171.75.

Tremendous Fuel — Steve Furr, Chevy Camaro, 9.914, 149.75 def. Jacob Elrod, Chevy Corvette, 9.896, 156.34.

Prime Sportsman introduced by RacingRVs.com — Clayton Roberts, Chevy Cavalier, 7.542, 180.31 def. Jeffrey Barker, Chevy Cobalt, 6.704, 197.28.

Prime Dragster introduced by RacingRVs.com — Aaron Stanfield, Dragster, 6.370, 210.41 def. Angie Travis, Dragster, 6.288, 213.33.

Prime Gas Harley — Tii Tharpe, Dixie, 6.549, 205.01 def. Jay Turner, Dixie, 7.603, 134.20.

Ultimate round-by-round outcomes from the 17th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway, the 11th of 24 occasions within the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Sequence:

TOP FUEL:

ROUND ONE — Antron Brown, three.952, 286.62 def. Pat Dakin, 12.230, 56.62; Clay Millican, 5.313,139.40 def. Kyle Wurtzel, Broke; Shawn Langdon, four.183, 255.53 def. Doug Kalitta, four.414, 206.35; Steve Torrence, four.280, 203.80 def. Chris Karamesines, eight.710, 63.35; Leah Pritchett, four.378, 186.51 def. Troy Coughlin Jr., four.497, 189.26; Brittany Pressure, three.897, 310.55 def. Terry McMillen, four.283, 252.19; Scott Palmer, three.969, 307.16 def. Tony Schumacher, four.076, 275.96; Mike Salinas, three.855,320.05 def. Kebin Kinsley, three.850, 317.87;

QUARTERFINALS — Pritchett, 7.zero94, 84.32 def. Palmer, Foul – Crimson Mild; Langdon, four.251, 258.37 def.Brown, four.310, 263.26; Torrence, four.000, 309.56 def. Salinas, Broke; Millican, four.zero11, 294.18 def.
Pressure, four.zero60, 267.85;

SEMIFINALS — Pritchett, three.798, 319.90 def. Langdon, three.901, 308.00; Millican, three.812, 319.90 def.Torrence, three.949, 303.57;

FINAL — Millican, three.825, 316.38 def. Pritchett, three.881, 307.09.

FUNNY CAR:

ROUND ONE — Courtney Pressure, Chevy Camaro, four.132, 255.43 def. J.R. Todd, Toyota Camry, four.305, 240.89; Tim Wilkerson, Ford Mustang, four.367, 233.12 def. Bob Bode, Dodge Charger, Broke; Robert Hight, Camaro, three.985, 322.58 def. Jeff Diehl, Toyota Solara, 6.461, 105.19; Matt Hagan, Charger, four.387, 233.48 def. Jim Campbell, Charger, 6.307, 105.26; Jack Beckman, Charger, four.172, 303.43 def.Cruz Pedregon, Camry, four.302, 275.28; John Pressure, Camaro, four.136, 312.42 def. Del Worsham, Camry, four.211, 303.43; Ron Capps, Charger, four.104, 315.34 def. Alexis DeJoria, Camry, four.246, 278.75; Tommy Johnson Jr., Charger, four.105, 314.17 def. Jonnie Lindberg, Camry, 5.901, 122.44;

QUARTERFINALS — Beckman, four.321, 276.75 def. C. Pressure, four.343, 221.42; Capps, four.zero90, 314.31 def.
Hight, four.124, 310.55; Johnson Jr., four.083, 314.53 def. Wilkerson, four.220, 262.18; Hagan, four.202,306.95 def. J. Pressure, Foul – Centerline;

SEMIFINALS — Beckman, four.zero09, 318.99 def. Johnson Jr., four.zero43, 313.29; Capps, four.045, 314.61 def.Hagan, 5.264, 168.43;

FINAL — Capps, four.054, 317.05 def. Beckman, four.040, 319.29.

PRO STOCK:

ROUND ONE — Alex Laughlin, Chevy Camaro, 6.761, 204.88 def. Allen Johnson, Dodge Dart, 6.735, 205.13; Vincent Nobile, Camaro, 6.752, 205.57 def. Drew Skillman, Camaro, 6.765, 203.74; Shane Grey, Camaro, 6.743, 204.54 def. Jason Line, Camaro, 6.748, 204.94; Tanner Grey, Camaro, 6.736,
204.82 def. Greg Anderson, Camaro, 6.758, 204.60; Erica Enders, Camaro, 6.742, 205.38 def. Alan Prusiensky, Dart, 6.807, 203.61; Bo Butner, Camaro, 6.714, 205.79 def. Wally Stroupe, Camaro, Foul- Crimson Mild; Jeg Coughlin, Camaro, 6.740, 205.26 was unopposed;

QUARTERFINALS — Enders, 6.761, 204.88 def. Nobile, 16.442, 49.55; Laughlin, 6.769, 204.54 def. Coughlin, 10.491, 95.69; T. Grey, 6.748, 204.94 def. S. Grey, 6.783, 205.01; Butner, 6.763, 204.76 was unopposed;

SEMIFINALS — Butner, 6.732, 205.44 def. Enders, 6.745, 205.01; Laughlin, 6.767, 204.48 def. T.Grey, Foul – Crimson Mild;

FINAL — Laughlin, 6.718, 205.04 def. Butner, 6.729, 205.79.

Level standings (high 10) following the 17th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway, the 11th of 24 occasions within the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Sequence –

Prime Gas

1. Steve Torrence, 954; 2. Leah Pritchett, 943; three. Antron Brown, 934; four. Tony Schumacher, 801; 5. Doug Kalitta, 678; 6. Brittany Pressure, 649; 7. Clay Millican, 639; eight. Troy Coughlin Jr., 443; 9. Scott Palmer, 432; 10. Terry McMillen, 424.

Humorous Automotive

1. Ron Capps, 1,044; 2. Matt Hagan, 881; three. Jack Beckman, 748; four. Robert Hight, 707; 5. Courtney Pressure, 704; 6. Tommy Johnson Jr., 663; 7. John Pressure, 641; eight. Tim Wilkerson, 490; 9. J.R. Todd, 476; 10. Cruz Pedregon, 397.

Professional Inventory

1. Bo Butner, 945; 2. Greg Anderson, 835; three. Tanner Grey, 830; four. Jeg Coughlin, 766; 5. Jason Line, 702; 6. Erica Enders, 657; 7. Vincent Nobile, 617; eight. Drew Skillman, 536; 9. Shane Grey, 434; 10. Chris McGaha, 421.

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