Bob Tasca III ended Funny Car qualifying in style on Saturday at Maple Grove Raceway, powering to the No. 1 position in front of a sellout crowd at the 38th annual Pep Boys NHRA Nationals, the first race in the NHRA Countdown to the Championship playoffs.
Points leader Justin Ashley started the NHRA Countdown to the Championship playoffs in impressive fashion at Maple Grove Raceway, powering to the provisional No. 1 spot in Top Fuel on Friday at the 38th annual Pep Boys NHRA Nationals.
Funny Car legend John Force claimed his first win in the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge, defeating back-to-back world champ Ron Capps in the final round. Justin Ashley (Top Fuel), Aaron Stanfield (Pro Stock) and Gaige Herrera (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also won the bonus event in Indy.
Justin Ashley, Ron Capps, and Greg Anderson, finished qualifying as the leaders in Top Fuel, Funny Car, and Pro Stock, at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals.
Top Fuel points leader Justin Ashley continued an impressive run as he claimed his sixth win of the season, while Bob Tasca III and Erica Enders each claimed their second victories of the year at the Menards NHRA Nationals at Heartland Motorsports Park.
Gaige Herrera becomes the ninth driver to sweep the Western Swing while Justin Ashley and J.R. Todd secure nitro wins at the Denso NHRA Sonoma Nationals.
Qualifying for the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA Mile-High Nationals was tied up neatly with a thunderous track record-setting run by Brittany Force.