The primary seven months of the 2018 NHRA season contained loads of highlights for the Mopar- and Dodge-backed drivers within the Humorous Automotive and Prime Gasoline lessons. Amongst them:
- Matt Hagan debuts the redesigned 2019 Mopar Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Humorous Automotive physique in Denver, and drives it into the ultimate spherical at Indianapolis.
- Leah Pritchett scores two occasion championships in her Mopar Dodge HEMI Prime Gasoline automotive, whereas teammate Tony Schumacher notches one occasion championship.
- Hagan leads the Humorous Automotive quartet at Don Schumacher Racing with three occasion championships, as teammates Jack Beckman and Ron Capps acquire two Wally trophies and Tommy Johnson Jr. stays within the hunt with two runner-up finishes.
However every little thing is on the road for the ultimate six races of the season, the NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship.
The highest 10 drivers within the Humorous Automotive and Prime Gasoline lessons made the reduce and the factors have been reset to shut up the sphere forward of race one, the Dodge NHRA Nationals close to Studying, Pennsylvania, this coming weekend.
In Humorous Automotive, Hagan begins the Countdown in second place, trailing Courtney Pressure by 20 factors. Capps is in fourth, Beckman in sixth and Johnson in seventh. See the standings right here.
In Prime Gasoline, Schumacher begins in third place, 30 factors behind Steve Torrence, with Pritchett in fourth, 40 factors out of the lead spot. See the standings right here.
Heading into this weekend, simply 100 factors separate the chief from 10th place in every class. Since a driver can acquire a most of 120 factors in a race weekend, aside from the finals in Pomona, California, in November the place the max is 180 factors, each Mopar driver has a shot at taking dwelling the season title.
With the strain to win growing, you may get a better take a look at what motivates the Mopar-backed DSR drivers within the Chasing the Title video sequence at dodgegarage.com and on the Dodge YouTube channel. Preserve watching for brand new episodes.
For those who can, get to the drag strip to see/hear/really feel the championship battle because it rages or watch the motion on Fox Sports activities 1. Dodgegarage.com will even hold you up to date.
Mopar or No Automotive!