David Billingsley won for the sixth time in Comp eliminator, and Justin Jenkins and Brina Frank earned the fifth NHRA national event wins of their careers during the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals.
With a thrilling side-by-side win over points rival Troy Coughlin Jr., Megan Meyer officially clinched the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Top Alcohol Dragster national championship in the final round of the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals.
Many of the future stars of NHRA Drag Racing develop their skills in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, the premier Sportsman racing program in motorsports. The series showcases competitors in Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car, Comp, Super Stock, Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas, Super Street, Top Dragster presented by Racing RVs, and Top Sportsman presented by Racing RVs, who compete for national, regional, and divisional championships depending on class and a share of more than half a million dollars in prize money.
In addition to 46 divisional and 26 regional events, the series includes the JEGS NHRA SPORTSnationals, Sept. 20-22 at National Trail Raceway outside of Columbus, Ohio, the premier standalone event for Sportsman racers that will continue to be a national event.