DSR Norwalk Friday Qualifying Report

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NHRA Nationals
Event 12 of 24 (Norwalk)
Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park
Norwalk, Ohio
June 21-23, 2019

DSR Norwalk Friday Highlights:

  • Funny Car racer Ron Capps rocketed to the provisional qualifying lead
  • Capps powered to the quickest pass of the second session, and second-quickest of the first session, banking five bonus points
  • Jack Beckman also earned Funny Car bonus points by running the quickest E.T. of the opening session, and third-quickest of Q2 to secure the provisional No. 3 spot
  • Leah Pritchett leads the DSR Top Fuel duo with her Q2 pass and finishes Friday in the No. 2 spot


Driver Information:
Funny Car:

Driver of the Make-A-Wish Foundation Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat

Q1: 5.345 E.T. at 134.69 MPH
Q2: 3.928 E.T. at 326.40 MPH

Provisional Qualifying Position: No. 6

About Don Schumacher Racing:
Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) is the winningest team in NHRA Drag Racing history, having claimed more than 325 NHRA national event titles and 17 world championships since opening its doors in 1998.

Headquartered in Brownsburg, Indiana, DSR fields seven professional teams competing in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing series. In Top Fuel, the Matco Tools dragster driven by three-time world champion Antron Brown, the MOPAR/Pennzoil/Sparkling Ice dragster driven by Leah Pritchett and eight-time world champion Tony Schumacher’s machine. In Funny Car, the NAPA AUTO PARTS Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat driven by 2016 world champion Ron Capps, the Mopar Express Lane/Pennzoil/Sandvik Coromant Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat piloted by Matt Hagan, and in Terry and Doug Chandler’s ‘giving cars,’ 2012 NHRA world champion Jack Beckman in the Infinite Hero Foundation Dodge, and Tommy Johnson Jr. behind the wheel of the Make-A-Wish Dodge.

DSR also campaigns two Factory Stock Showdown entries. The duo is piloted by Pritchett, the 2018 Factory Stock Showdown Series champion, and former Pro Stock racer Mark Pawuk.

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