CONCORD, N.C. (April 28) – Courtney Force’s record pass of 3.851 seconds at 323.27 mph led a John Force Racing sweep of the top three Funny Car qualifying positions Friday, the first of two days of qualifying for Sunday’s Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
DSR suffers disappointing day to open Four-Wide Nationals, Brown, Matco 3rd in Top Fuel, Hagan's Mopar Dodge 4th in Funny Car
CONCORD, N.C. (April 28) -- Aside from the obvious -- that he posted the quickest elapsed time in the Pro Mod class Friday at the eighth annual NHRA Four-Wide Nationals -- Troy Coughlin isn't quite sure how he ended up on top of the timing sheets at the midway point of professional qualifying, but he's not complaining one bit.
CONCORD, N.C. (April 28) -- It's been 10 years since six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. has qualified on top of the Pro Stock field at consecutive races but the driver of the JEGS.com/Elite Performance Camaro is on the cusp of doing it again should his 6.578-second pass at 210.24 mph from Friday night hold through Saturday's final two qualifying sessions, scheduled to be run in the heat of the day.
CONCORD, N.C. (April 27) -- Troy Coughlin has secured world championships in two different sanctions, won national events in three different NHRA categories, captured numerous divisional and big dollar bracket race titles, and raced in a multitude of All Star events. But the veteran drag racer, who began his career some 30 years ago, has never done what he's about to do this weekend -- race four-wide down the strip.