DSR Las Vegas Four-Wide Nationals Qualifying Report

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DSR Las Vegas Four-Wide Nationals
Qualifying Report
NHRA Four-Wide Nationals
Event 4 of 24 (Las Vegas I)
The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Las Vegas, Nev.
April 6-8, 2018

DSR Las Vegas Qualifying Highlights:

  • Tony Schumacher earns his 86th No. 1 qualifier
  • Saturday marks the 150th time Schumacher has qualified either No. 1 or No. 2 in his career
  • Ron Capps is one of only three Funny Car drivers to have earned bonus points at each of the first four races in 2018

LAS VEGAS, Nevada (April 7, 2018)

Driver of the Make-A-Wish Foundation Dodge Charger R/T

Qualified: No. 2

The Competition:
No. 7 Matt Hagan
No. 10 Tim Wilkerson
No. 15 Del Worsham

The Results:
Q1: 4.092 E.T. at 303.57 MPH
Q2: 3.983 E.T. at 315.49 MPH (Three bonus points for quickest run of the session)
Q3: 3.932 E.T. at 318.84 MPH (Three bonus points for quickest run of the session)
Q4: 3.977 E.T. at 314.90 MPH

Bonus Points: Six

“I don’t think there are any easy quads tomorrow. The way the car is running right now, I’m extremely pleased. In qualifying, every run was a good run. It went down the track all four times and not very many people did that. So going into race day, I feel really confident in our car. It’s probably the best the car’s been all season so I’m looking for a long day. ”

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/Sandvik Coromant 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 has won 320 NHRA national event titles and 16 world championships.