Matt Hagan roared to victory in the Funny Car class during the season-opening NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona on Sunday.
For the second time in his career, early-season excitement turned into something even more special for Matt Hagan last season.
Matt Hagan has been on enough hot streaks in his standout career – including one to open the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season – to know how quickly they can change the complexion of the season.
Clay Millican powered to the provisional Top Fuel lead during the second day of qualifying for the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals on Saturday at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
Matt Hagan set both ends of the Funny Car track record on Friday during the opening day of qualifying for the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
Brittany Force raced to her first Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday afternoon during the fifth annual NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway.
Leah Pritchett, a Redlands, Calif. native, earned the second Top Fuel victory of her career at the 57th annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals on Sunday at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, her home track.
Leah Pritchett raced to her second career Top Fuel No. 1 qualifier at her home track Saturday at the 57th annual Circle K Winternationals.
Doug Kalitta ran his career best elapsed time to lead Top Fuel qualifying Friday at the 57th annual NHRA Circle K Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.
Leah Pritchett raced to her first career No. 1 qualifier in Top Fuel on Saturday at the Dodge NHRA Nationals.
Two-time Funny Car world champion Matt Hagan had never won the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals before breaking through this season, and hopes to repeat that trend during this weekend’s fifth annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park.
Matt Hagan isn’t the first standout driver to have his share of struggles at Bandimere Speedway, where the altitude and racing at an elevation of more than 5,800 feet can throw a monkey wrench into even the best laid plans.