DSR Bristol Friday Qualifying Report

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NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals
Event 11 of 24 (Bristol)
Bristol Dragway
Bristol, Tennessee
June 15-17, 2018

DSR Bristol Friday Qualifying Highlights:

  • Antron Brown and Tony Schumacher finish Friday sitting inside of the Top Fuel ‘top three,’ earning bonus points
  • Jack Beckman and Tommy Johnson Jr. will start Saturday from the top half of the Funny Car field
  • Matt Hagan and Johnson collect bonus points during the opening Funny Car qualifying session
  • Mark Pawuk makes his Factory Stock Showdown series debut


Driver Information:
Funny Car

Driver of the Make-A-Wish Foundation Dodge Charger R/T
Q1: 4.167 E.T. at 303.03 MPH (Two bonus points for second quickest run of the session)
Q2: 4.221 E.T. at 296.63 MPH

Provisional Qualifying Position: No. 8

Bonus Points: Two

About Don Schumacher Racing
Don Schumacher Racing, headquartered in Brownsburg, Ind., fields seven professional NHRA teams. In Top Fuel, the U.S. Army dragster driven by eight-time world champion Tony Schumacher, the Matco Tools/U.S. Army dragster driven by three-time world champion Antron Brown and the Mopar/Papa John’s Pizza/Pennzoil/FireAde/U.S. Army dragster driven by Leah Pritchett; and in Funny Car, 2016 world champion Ron Capps in the NAPA AUTO PARTS Dodge Charger R/T; two-time world champion Matt Hagan in the Mopar Express Lane Dodge Charger R/T, and 2012 NHRA world champion Jack Beckman in Terry and Doug Chandler’s Infinite Hero Foundation Dodge and the Chandlers’ Make-A-Wish Dodge driven by Tommy Johnson Jr.

DSR also campaigns two Sportsman teams. The two-car Factory Stock Showdown duo is piloted by Pritchett and veteran Pro Stock racer Mark Pawuk. Both drivers compete in Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Paks.

DSR has won 321 NHRA national event titles and 16 world championships.

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