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K&N Filters Horsepower Challenge award
Mon, 30 Apr 2012, 07:49 AM
O'Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Spring Nationals Special Awards
Courtesy of NHRA Communications
($3,000 to the No. 1 qualifier in Pro Stock) -
Allen Johnson, Team Mopar Dodge Avenger, 6.546 seconds, 211.93 mph.
Best Engineered Vehicle - Chase Murry, Orange, Texas, 2003 Miller Dragster, Top Dragster
NHRA Best Appearing Car - Britt Cummings, Hammond, La., 2000 Corvette, Stock
NHRA Best Appearing Crew - Buddy Domingue, Port Neches, Texas, 2001 dragster, Top Alcohol
Strange Engineering Perfectly Strange Performance Awards ($250 bonus to the first racer in
Super Stock, Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas, and Super Street who wins an elimination round by
running dead-on their dial-in or index) -
Super Stock: David Latino, Donaldsonville, La.
Super Comp: No winner
Stock: No winner
Super Gas: Jim Cappiello, Willis, Texas
Super Street: No winner
Full Throttle Hard-Working Crew Award ($3,000 each to Top Fuel and Funny Car and $1,500 to
Pro Stock for the crews that are recognized as the hardest working of the event):
Top Fuel: Morgan Lucas' GEICO/Lucas Oil dragster crew for qualifying No. 1 and making their
second victory of the season at steamy Houston race.
Funny Car: Mike Neff's Castrol GTX Ford Mustang crew for rebounding from struggling in two
days of qualifying to advance to their third final round of the season and first win of the year.
Pro Stock: Dave Connolly's Alamo Iron Works/KLR Group Chevy Cobalt crew for advancing to
the final round in only the team's second start of the season.
Pro Stock Motorcycle: Hector Arana Jr.'s Lucas Oil Buell crew for setting low E.T. of the
weekend during the heat of the day on Sunday and advancing to the final round.
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