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BECKMAN GETS FIRST FUNNY CAR WIN OF SEASON AT ENGLISHTOWN

During the 2016 offseason, Jack Beckman’s Funny Car team at Don Schumacher Racing went through wholesale changes.

His crew chiefs became John Medlen, Dean Antonelli and Neal Strausbaugh, and the trio helped Beckman reach the winner’s circle at the Summernationals at Englishtown, N.J. It was the first win of the season for Beckman in Terry Chandler's Infinite Hero Foundation Dodge Charger nitro Funny Car.

SAVOIE KEEPS WHITE ALLIGATOR RACING TEAM ONE TO BEAT IN PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE

From an NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle field of 16 that boasted five female riders Sunday, it was the same familiar guys who have dominated the season so far.

Jerry Savoie scored his first victory of the season at the Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park – and the third straight for his White Alligator Racing team in four bike events.

ANDERSON CAPS HECTIC WEEKEND WITH PRO STOCK WIN AT ENGLISHTOWN

The pace of this past race weekend at the Summernationals at Englishtown, N.J., was hectic for Greg Anderson and in the end, it was worth it.

After flying back to Mooresville, N.C., Saturday to attend his son’s high school graduation, Anderson made it back in time to Englishtown Sunday and left with a Wally.

AUSSIE ICON GARY PHILLIPS CAPTURES TITLE NO. 20

 

Winning never gets old for Gary Phillips.

The veteran Australian Pro Alcohol driver clinched his 20th series championship when he carried a point lead into the final day of the rain-cancelled Gulf Western Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway.

So what is the key to his longevity and success?

TORRENCE, BECKMAN, ANDERSON, SAVOIE NOTCH VICTORIES AT ENGLISHTOWN

Steve Torrence powered his Top Fuel dragster to victory Sunday at the 48th annual NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.

Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also winners in their respective categories at the tenth of 24 events on the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.

SMITH WINS PRO MOD EVENT AT THE NHRA SUMMERNATIONALS

Rickie Smith powered his IDG ’15 Camaro to victory on Sunday during the NHRA J&A Pro Mod Drag Racing Series at the NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park. This weekend’s Pro Mod racing, presented by Aquaball, was the sixth of 12 events this season.

Defending world champion Smith faced the No. 1 qualifier, Troy Coughlin, in the final round. Smith posted a winning time of 5.884-seconds at 247.93 to the trailing time of 5.882 at 255.29.

POINT STANDINGS FOLLOWING 2017 NHRA SUMMERNATIONALS

Point standings (top 10) following the 48th NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, the tenth of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series:

 

ROUND BY ROUND RESULTS FROM 2017 NHRA SUMMERNATIONALS

Final round-by-round results from the 48th NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, the tenth of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series:

 

 

SPORTSMAN RESULTS FROM 2017 NHRA SUMMERNATIONALS

Sunday's final Sportsman results from the 48th NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park. The race is the tenth of 24 in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series:

 

TONGLET GRABS TOP PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE SPOT AT SUMMERNATS

When LE Tonglet became a teammate to reigning NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Jerry Savoie he immediately had lofty expectations for 2017.

And, he hasn’t been disappointed.

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