Will, Hight fastest on final day of NHRA testing at The Strip;

Overall: Will fastest Top Fuel Dragster, Force fastest Funny Car

 

 

            Thirteen-time NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series Funny Car champion John Force and Hillary Will established themselves as the fastest Funny Car and Top Fuel Dragster drivers, respectively, during the four-day NHRA Nitro Blast-Off at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, which concluded today.  Will also posted the fastest Top Fuel Dragster time today and Robert Hight was the quickest Funny Car driver on the property under breezy conditions.

            The NHRA professional teams will return to The Strip at LVMS Feb. 2-5 for the Last Chance Test Session, which will include the Pontiac Pro Stock Showdown on

Saturday, Feb. 4.

 

Thursday, Feb. 2 - Last Chance Test Session - 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 3 - Last Chance Professional Test Session - 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 4 - Pontiac Pro Stock Showdown qualifying and eliminations -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 5 - Last Chance Professional Test Session, Top Comp Series - 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

RESULTS FROM TODAY'S TEST, COMPLIED BY RICK GREEN www.DRAGRACECENTRAL.COM:

TOP FUEL DRAGSTER

Hillary Will -- 4.483 sec./324.83 mph.

Brandon Bernstein -- 4.510 sec./326.08 mph.

Doug Kalitta -- 4.553 sec./319.98 mph.

Larry Dixon -- 4.593 sec./273.44 mph.

J.R. Todd -- 4.631 sec./277.94 mph.

David Grubnic -- 4.671 sec./317.05 mph.

Clay Millican -- 4.924 sec./222.07 mph.

David Baca -- 4.941 sec./217.60 mph.

Mike Strasburg -- 5.709 sec./163.79 mph.

Morgan Lucas -- 6.496 sec./123.19 mph.

Doug Foley -- 7.670 sec./92.00 mph.

Arley Langlo -- 7.681 sec./109.17 mph.

 

FUNNY CAR

Robert Hight -- 4.690 sec./311.56 mph.

John Force -- 4.692 sec./325.92 mph.

Eric Medlen -- 4.699 sec./321.88 mph.

Gary Scelzi -- 4.718 sec./327.03 mph.

Tommy Johnson Jr. -- 4.757 sec./326.63 mph.

Ron Capps -- 4.806 sec./322.73 mph.

Whit Bazemore -- 4.824 sec./291.19 mph.

Mike Ashley -- 4.890 sec./258.52 mph.

Phil Burkart -- 4.954 sec./267.48 mph.

Scott Kalitta -- 5.026 sec./297.42 mph.

Del Worsham - 12.100 sec./77.13 mph.

 

PRO STOCK

Ben Watson -- 6.826 sec./200.83 mph.

 

BEST RUNS OF THE FOUR-DAY NHRA NITRO BLAST-OFF TEST SESSION:

TOP FUEL: Hillary Will -- 4.483 sec./324.83 mph.

FUNNY CAR: John Force -- 4.673 sec./327.51 mph.

PRO STOCK: Bob Panella -- 6.805 sec./202.52 mph.

 

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