Menard’s NHRA Heartland Nationals
presented by Minties
Event 8 of 24 (Topeka)
Heartland Motorsports Park
May 18-20, 2018
DSR Topeka Friday Qualifying Highlights:
- The DSR Top Fuel contingent (Tony Schumacher, Antron Brown, Leah Pritchett) end the day sitting in the quick half of the Top Fuel qualifying field
- Tommy Johnson Jr. and Matt Hagan finish Friday in the top half of the Funny Car field
- Brown and Schumacher earned bonus points in Q1
Driver Information/Funny Car:
TOMMY JOHNSON JR.
Driver of the Make-A-Wish Foundation Dodge Charger R/T
Q1: 4.212 E.T. at 285.29 MPH
Q2: 4.008 E.T. at 313.00 MPH
Provisional Qualifying Position: No. 5
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 320 NHRA national event titles and 16 world championships.