Mike Salinas won for the first time at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park, taking over the Top Fuel points lead on Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals with his fourth victory of the 2022 season.
NHRA’s visit to Houston last weekend started late and finished even later, thanks to the vagaries of weather patterns in the Gulf of Mexico that presaged the upcoming hurricane season.
NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship lineup is looking a bit more secure for several nitro racers but is also tenuous for others, as it seems to be every year.
In between NHRA Mello Yello races, many nitro teams like to test. Some stay after an event to try out different parts while they’ve still got tents and haulers set up to accumulate data and prep cars between rounds; others go to match-race events to work on their skills in anticipation of the next NHRA event.
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