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ARANA JR. RULES IN PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE RIVALRIES

Officially the race was the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals.

But when Hector Arana Jr. won his first Wally trophy of the year and second in his past two visits to The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, his final round Sunday was a three-wide affair.

BUTNER STAYS HOT AND WINS PRO STOCK AT VEGAS FOUR-WIDE NATS

Pro Stock standout Bo Butner knows winning, especially this season.

Butner won the third race in four attempts this season, the latest came Sunday when he snared the Wally at the 20th annual DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals in Las Vegas.

FATHER-SON VICTORIES HIGHLIGHT 2019 PDRA SEASON-OPENER

 

Father-son racing duo John and Johnny Pluchino earned a long-awaited double-up at the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech at GALOT Motorsports Park. John Pluchino won in Liberty’s Gears Extreme Pro Stock and Johnny Pluchino started his 2018 championship defense with a win in Schwing America Pro Outlaw 632 presented by Precision Chassis. 
 

NHRA FUNNY CAR’S BURKART UNHURT AFTER ROUND 1 FIRE AT LAS VEGAS

Funny Car racer Phil Burkart was unhurt following the first-round fire at the Denso Sparks Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Burkart’s Robert- and Lisa Schwab-owned ’14 Dodge caught fire at about the 800-foot mark in Lane 3 of his “quad” and trailed a giant plume of smoke as the veteran driver did a masterful job of stopping the car and exiting. The car was charred, and Burkart said moments after escaping through the roof hatch.

SALINAS, TODD, BUTNER AND ARANA JR. FINISH VICTORIOUS AT DENSO NHRA FOUR-WIDE NATIONALS

SAFETY SAFARI MEMBER RECOVERING FROM LAS VEGAS QUALIFYING ACCIDENT- UPDATE

 
Racing was delayed Saturday afternoon at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals during the final session of Pro Stock qualifying because a member of the Safety Safari crew was injured in a freakish accident in the turnout area, when they were swept up in the parachute of Alex Laughlin.

SPORTSMAN RESULTS FROM 2019 NHRA FOUR-WIDE NATIONALS

Sunday's final Sportsman results from the 20th annual DENSO Spark Plug NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The race is the fourth of 24 in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series:

POINT STANDINGS FOLLOWING 2019 NHRA FOUR-WIDE NATIONALS

Point standings (top 10) for NHRA professional categories following the 20th annual DENSO Spark Plug NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the fourth of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series -

 

ROUND BY ROUND RESULTS FROM 2019 NHRA FOUR-WIDE NATIONALS

Final round-by-round results from the 20th annual DENSO Spark Plug NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the fourth of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series:

 

 

COX SHINES IN RECORD-SETTING PDRA QUALIFYING

 

Local favorite Jay Cox reset the Switzer Dynamics Pro Nitrous elapsed time world record Saturday night on his way to winning first round of eliminations at the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech. Cox ran a 3.637-second pass at 204.26 mph in his Butner Construction ’69 Camaro to cap off the action-packed round at GALOT Motorsports Park in Benson, N.C.

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