This weeks race took us to Indianapolis, Indiana for the Chevrolet Performance US Nationals, aka the biggest race of the year and the specialty race for the Nitro categories. The Traxxas Shootout.
The ladder for Top Fuel looked like this; Antron Brown vs fan vote lottery winner Terry McMillen, Tony Schumacher vs Brittany Force, Steve Torrence vs Clay Millican and Leah Pritchett vs Doug Kalitta. The winners and who they would face were Terry McMillen and Tony Schumacher and Steve Torrence and Doug Kalitta. The semifinals featured Tony Schumacher and the US Army team and Steve Torrence and the Capco team. With the winner being Steve Torrence. This is Steve’s first Traxxas Shootout win and for his win he’ll take home $100,000.
On to Funny Car, the ladder looked like this; Ron Capps vs Courtney Force, Tommy Johnson Jr vs Jack Beckman, Matt Hagan vs John Force and Robert Hight vs JR Todd. The winners and who they would face were Ron Capps and Jack Beckman and John Force and Robert Hight. The finals featured Jack Beckman and the Infinite Hero team and Robert Hight and the AAA team. With the winner being Jack Beckman. This is Jack’s third Traxxas Shootout win.
Both Steve Torrence and Jack Beckman will have the chance to double up should they win the race on Monday.
Today’s action has just wrapped up and the full report on that will be up tomorrow, but it was a good race.
Until next time, congrats to the winners and I can’t wait for the next race :).
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