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BILLY TORRENCE KEEPS RISING IN TOP FUEL AS CLASS HAS TONS OF SURPRISES AT DALLAS

Billy Torrence might have broken Jordan Vandergriff’s heart for a few minutes Sunday with his Top Fuel victory in the NHRA AAA Texas FallNationals at Texas Motorplex.

But he might be breaking the spirit – or at least maybe breaking the habits – of fulltime racers who always struggle through 18 regular-season races and sometimes don’t make the Countdown to the Championship.

GREG ANDERSON RACES TO MUCH-NEEDED PRO STOCK VICTORY AT DALLAS

Greg Anderson is not giving up the Pro Stock world championship fight.

Anderson, who struggled in qualifying, bounced back with a victory Sunday at the NHRA FallNationals at the Texas Motorplex Friday near Dallas Sunday.

PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE WINNER SAVOIE: THIS ONE’S FOR YOU, NEIL ARABIE!

Neil Arabie would have been proud.

Oh, he would be wanting to hear all about how his buddy Jerry Savoie won the NHRA’s AAA Texas FallNationals Pro Stock Motorcycle trophy Sunday near Dallas.

B. TORRENCE, HAGAN, ANDERSON AND SAVOIE RACE TO KEY VICTORIES AT FALLNATIONALS

SPORTSMAN RESULTS FROM 2019 NHRA FALLNATIONALS

POINT STANDINGS FOLLOWING 2019 NHRA FALLNATIONALS

Point standings (top 10) following the 34th annual AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals at Texas Motorplex, the 22nd of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series -

 

ROUND BY ROUND RESULTS FROM 2019 NHRA FALLNATIONALS

Final round-by-round results from the 34th annual AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals at Texas Motorplex, the 22nd of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series:

 

A CRINGE-WORTHY CRASH AT NO MERCY 10

The weekend started out perfectly for the race debut of Charles "Tommy" Youmans' beautiful new 1970 GTO at No Mercy 10 in the Pro 275 class. The car performed well in front of fans and photographers who immediately fell in love with the bright orange Judge. The good times ended abruptly, however, hard against the right-side wall of South Georgia Motorsports Park.

Youmans stepped up from 20th to sixth in the third-and-final qualifying session with a 4.17 at 181.91 mph on the SGMP eighth mile, then made it past Nigel Alexander in the opening round of racing. The McIntyre, GA-based driver faced a bye run in round two, which turned out to be fortuitous. 

PDRA CHAMPIONS CROWNED; HALSEY DOMINATES PRO NITROUS

 

Newly crowned world champions Jim Halsey and Travis Davis capped off their championship seasons with victories at the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) Brian Olson Memorial World Finals presented by Pro Line Racing and $hameless Racing at Virginia Motorsports Park. Halsey won and secured his first Switzer Dynamics Pro Nitrous world title, while Travis Davis won and claimed his second Drag 965 Pro Nitrous Motorcycle title. 

JEG COUGHLIN NO. 1 ON PRO STOCK LADDER AT NHRA FALLNATIONALS

Jeg Coughlin Jr. came to the NHRA FallNationals at the Texas Motorplex Friday near Dallas chasing points.

Coughlin Jr. arrived in town sixth in the point standings – 111 points behind class leader and teammate Erica Enders.

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