Rain wipes out last day of qualifying at Dodge // SRT NHRA US Nationals
Heavy rain showers on Saturday wiped out the final two qualifying sessions for the 67th Annual Dodge // SRT NHRA US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis. Fields for Sunday eliminations are set from Friday’s single qualifying session due to bad weather.
Brittany Force (Top Fuel), John Force (Funny Car), Kyle Koretsky (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) will officially qualify for the 13th of 20 races in the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series. It is also the last NHRA regular season race before the start of the Championship Countdown Playoffs.
On Friday, B. Force won its sixth consecutive No.1 qualifier in Top Fuel and its eighth in 2021 based on its 3.684 second run at 334.57 mph in its 11,000 horsepower Monster Energy dragster. She will open the race against Shawn Langdon. Points leader and three-time reigning world champion Steve Torrence will start race day from second place and Doug Kalitta is third.
J. Force’s 3.87-330.72 run in his 11,000 horsepower Chevrolet Camaro PEAK on Friday gives him his second No.1 place this year in Funny Car and the 162nd of his career. He will open the eliminations against Dave Richards. Bob Tasca III qualified second and Robert Hight third.
Koretsky notched his first career number in Pro Stock thanks to his 6.572 to 208.07 Friday in his Lucas Oil Chevrolet Camaro. He will start the race against Larry Morgan. Troy Coughlin Jr. qualified second and defending winner Erica Enders is third.
In Pro Stock Motorcycle, Eddie Krawiec clinched his first No.1 spot of the year on his Vance & Hines Buell with a race of 6.826 to 199.40 on Friday. He will face his teammate Andrew Hines in the first round of the eliminations. Steve Johnson is second and defending winner Scotty Pollacheck is behind.
Eliminations for the Dodge // SRT NHRA US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis begin Sunday at 10 a.m.ET. Saturday tickets will be good for Sunday eliminations. Fans can bring tickets to any Lucas Oil Raceway box office for a Sunday ticket of equal value. Ticket can also be used at Dodge // SRT NHRA US Nationals 2022. For ticketing questions, please contact 800-884-6472 or email [email protected].