When Doug Stringer elected to make tuning personnel changes to the NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel dragster he fields for veteran Clay Millican for the 2019 season, there were some causes for alarm.
The 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season reaches its halfway point once this weekend’s Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals are completed at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. Weather permitting, quick times will be set, rivalries will continue as NHRA marks the return of both Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle after a three-race hiatus.
Millican is, obviously excited about next weekend’s race, the 20th annual DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals on The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, as he and his team gain momentum and cohesion in this young season. “I knew it was going to be okay,” the ever-optimistic Millican said.
Starting with its Top Fuel effort for Clay Millican, whose breakout 2018 NHRA Mello Yello season included two victories, SSG is ramping up marketing efforts.
NHRA annually makes a full circle, starting and ending its 24-race seasons on the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona dragstrip.
Is this the year of the smiling assassin in NHRA’s Top Fuel Mello Yello Drag Racing Series category? It sure looks that way.
Despite Mother Nature making her best effort to become the ultimate champion at this weekend’s 30th annual Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties, endurance would pay off and spirits would remain anything but dampened by one femme fatale and two of her fellow competitors at Heartland Motorsports Park.
National NHRA Records were shattered at Topeka this weekend.
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The NHRA 4-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway were action packed and held exciting wins for a few drivers.