It’s not every week that the NHRA is on one of the major television networks, but Sunday’s Lucas Oil Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway will air on FOX, putting the spotlight on the best drag racers in the world. world.
How to watch:
Time: 3 p.m. ET
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Sunday’s event will feature the final round of the NHRA Best Series, with racers from Funny Cars and Top Fuel Dragsters headlining the show.
In Top Fuel, Steve Torrence starts this race with a huge lead in the points classification over Brittany Force, who is 342 points behind second place. Torrence has already won six events this year, while Force have just claimed their first victory of the 2021-2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season.
Meanwhile, Mike Salinas was the fastest rider this weekend in Top Fuel. Salinas are only sixth in points and are looking for their first win of the season.
On the Funny Car side, veteran John Force has just won his third victory of the season. A 16-time NHRA champion, Force is arguably the greatest drag racer of all time. That he’s still winning races at the age of 72 is amazing, but what’s even more impressive is that Force is the current points leader in Funny Car.
Just behind Force in points is another veteran Ron Capps, who recently claimed his first win of the season.
This weekend, Bob Tasca – who led the points classification for eight races this year – showed speed. See him as a major threat to win his third event of the season.
This race will also include Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle races. While not as high profile as the other two series, these events produce some exciting races. Greg Anderson, Aaron Stanfield and Erica Enders are Pro Stock favorites, while Matt Smith has dominated the Pro Stock Motorcycle this season.
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