Anderson Gets Win No. 100; Capps, Brown and M. Smith All Get Victories at Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals
Greg Anderson drove picked up his 100th career win with a run of 6.587 seconds at 208.07 mph in his HendrickCars.com Chevrolet Camaro to defeat Dallas Glenn in the finals.
Greg Anderson picked up his 100th career win last Monday and veteran Ron Capps won for the first time at the 68th annual Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park. Antron Brown (Top Fuel) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also won at the 16th of 22 races during the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season and the final event of the regular season.
Anderson drove to the milestone win with a run of 6.587 seconds at 208.07 mph in his HendrickCars.com Chevrolet Camaro to defeat Dallas Glenn in the finals, becoming just the second driver in NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series history to reach 100 career victories.
Capps, the defending Funny Car world champion, went 3.911 at 327.98 in his 11,000-hp NAPA Auto Parts GR Toyota Supra to defeat points leader Robert Hight in the final round.
Brown drove to his second win in the past three races, earning his first Indy victory since 2011 with a strong run of 3.706 at 321.66 in his 11,000-hp Matco Tools dragster to knock off points leader Brittany Force in the final round.
Defending world champ Smith went 6.872 at 195.99 on his Denso Auto Parts EBR in the final round, knocking off Karen Stoffer to claim his first Indy win since 2006.
The NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series returns to action with the Pep Boys NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway on September 15–18. It is the first event in the six-race Countdown to the Championship playoffs.
NHRA Announces Full 2023 Camping World Drag Racing Series Schedule
NHRA has announced the full 2023 Camping World Drag Racing Series schedule, which will include a pair of Pep Boys NHRA All-Star Call-out races in Gainesville, Florida, and Indianapolis, as well as a return to the fan-favorite Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois. To view the full schedule, click here. For more information or to renew or purchase tickets, visit nhra.com/schedule/2023.
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