The second day of qualifying for the season-ending In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals featured enough drama and excitement to last a full season, but in the end, Austin Prock, Robert Hight, Greg Anderson, and Gaige Herrera head into eliminations as the top seeds.
Gaige Herrera and Erica Enders solidified their championship leads in Pro Stock Motorcycle and Pro Stock, respectively, while Mike Salinas and Robert Hight pulled themselves into the nitro title fights on a dramatic Sunday at the NHRA Nevada Nationals, the second-to-last event of the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series.
Kyle Koretsky displaced Friday’s Pro Stock leader on Saturday of the NHRA Nevada Nationals while Mike Salinas (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car), and Gaige Herrera (Pro Stock Motorcycle) continued to lead their fields into Sunday’s dramatic final eliminations at the season’s penultimate event.
Mike Salinas, Robert Hight, Erica Enders, and Gaige Herrera are the No. 1 qualifiers after the opening day of the NHRA Nevada Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The event is the second to last of the 2023 season with championship drama clinging to every run
Mike Salinas made a historic monster run to steal the pole in Top Fuel and Robert Hight did the same in Funny Car while Friday leaders Erica Enders and Gaige Herrera held onto their No. 1 spots as qualifying for the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals completed at zMAX Dragway.
Top Fuel’s Doug Kalitta picked up his milestone 50th career win on Monday at Maple Grove Raceway, earning his first victory in nearly three years after driving past Steve Torrence in the final round of the 38th annual Pep Boys NHRA Nationals.