Racing in Pomon-Champion edition

Hi everyone,

This weeks race took us to Pomona, California for the Auto Club NHRA Finals, the last race of the year and champions were crowned. If you want to read about the race in detail, see my previous post. In this one I’m going to be talking about each class champion and the season they had.

Top Fuel Champion: Steve Torrence

Team and Sponsor: Torrence Racing and Capco

Wins this season: 11, including a sweep of the Countdown

Championships: 1, this is his first

Funny Car Champion: JR Todd

Team and Sponsor: Kalitta Motorsports and DHL

Wins this season: 5

Championships: 1, this is his first

Pro Stock Champion: Tanner Gray

Team and Sponsor: Gray Motorsports and Valvoline/Nova Services and Chevrolet

Wins this season: 8

Championships: 1, this is his first, he’s the youngest Mello Yello champion

Pro Stock Motorcycle Champion: Matt Smith

Team and Sponsor: Matt Smith Racing and Victory Polaris Magnum

Wins this season: 4

Championships: 3

If you want to congratulate any of the champions here are their Twitter handles:

Steve Torrence: @SteveTorrence

JR Todd: @JRTodd373

Tanner Gray: @tannergray5

Matt Smith: @MattSmithRacing

Until next time, huge congrats to the champs and it’s been a great season :).


Twitter: @KSagerson

Instagram: Kyra Sage

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