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LINE EARNS FIRST PRO STOCK WIN AT HOME TRACK WITH FLAWLESS WEEKEND

There is no other word that can be used to describe Jason Line’s weekend other than perfection.

Line was flawless in all eight passes over three days at his home track, sweeping qualifying, earning the No. 1 spot and racing to his first victory of the season and his first on home soil at the 38th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.

LINE WINS AT HOME TRACK, DSR DOUBLES UP AS PRITCHETT AND CAPPS ALSO WIN AT BRAINERD

Minnesota native Jason Line won a race for an NHRA-record 16th straight season on Sunday, racing to the wire-to-wire victory at his home track during the 38th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.

In other racing, it was a double-up victory for Don Schumacher Racing for the first time in 2019, as Leah Pritchett (Top Fuel) and Ron Capps (Funny Car) won in their respective categories at the 17th of 24 events on the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.

POINT STANDINGS FOLLOWING 2019 NHRA LUCAS OIL NATIONALS

Point standings (top 10) following the 38th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway, the 17th of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series -

 

ROUND BY ROUND RESULTS FROM 2019 NHRA LUCAS OIL NATIONALS

 Final round-by-round results from the 38th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway, the 17th of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series:

 

 

SPORTSMAN RESULTS FROM 2019 NHRA LUCAS OIL NATIONALS

Sunday's final results from the 38th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. The race is the 17th of 24 in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series:

 

FORCE SURPRISES WITH TOP FUEL NO. 1 ON FINAL PASS

It is safe to say few saw that one coming.

After day one in Minnesota, Steve Torrence looked to have a lock on yet another Top Fuel pole.

LINE TOPS PRO STOCK FIELD AT HOME RACE

There is nothing quite like home field advantage.

With friends and family looking on, Jason Line, who hails from nearby Wright, Minnesota, placed his Summit Racing Equipment Chevrolet Camaro in the No. 1 spot on Saturday at the 38th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway, his second pole position of the season.

LINE, B. FORCE AND HAGAN SECURE TOP SPOTS AT LUCAS OIL NHRA NATS

Pro Stock driver and Minnesota native Jason Line secured his second No. 1 qualifier of the 2019 season and the 55th of his career at the 38th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.

Brittany Force (Top Fuel) and Matt Hagan (Funny Car) also qualified No. 1 in their respective categories at the 17th of 24 races during the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.

HAGAN FINDING MOMENTUM AT THE RIGHT TIME, LEADS FUNNY CAR FIELD FRIDAY AT BRAINERD

It has been a roller-coaster kind of year for Matt Hagan.

From a string of early season success that saw him as high as second in points, to a summer stretch of six first round losses in eight races, and back to the top again, Hagan is ready for a little consistency on the race track.

TORRENCE SURPRISED BY CHART-TOPPING LAP AT LUCAS OIL NATS

It takes a lot to surprise Steve Torrence these days.

But that was exactly the position Torrence found himself in on Friday as the defending Top Fuel world champion rocketed to the top of the charts on a run that he felt wasn’t even close to the best on day one at the 38th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.

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