Capps, S. Torrence, Anderson, Smith declare titles at NHRA Finals
Steve Torrence, Greg Anderson and Matt Smith all wrapped up their championship seasons in spectacular vogue, racing to a world title and the occasion victory on Sunday on the season finale, the Auto Membership NHRA Finals at Auto Membership Raceway at Pomona.
All 4 factors leaders getting into the race additionally claimed world titles, as Torrence clinched his fourth straight world title in Prime Gas, Anderson and Smith every received their fifth championship in Professional Inventory and Professional Inventory Bike, respectively, and Ron Capps picked up his second profession world title in Humorous Automobile.
Bob Tasca III (Humorous Automobile) additionally picked up a win on the closing race of the Countdown to the Championship and the 2021 NHRA Tenting World Drag Racing Sequence season.
Torrence continued his unbelievable reign of dominance and secured the world title for a fourth consecutive 12 months with a win within the first spherical in his 11,000-horsepower Capco Contractors dragster. He wasn’t achieved there, both, and powered to the victory, going 3.759-seconds at 317.12 within the closing spherical in opposition to Antron Brown. It capped off one other dominant season, as he picked up his eleventh victory of the season and 51st in his profession.
“I simply have all the boldness on this planet in that race automotive,” Torrence mentioned. “I don’t know the way we’ve completed what now we have apart from onerous work and nice assist, however that is what all the blokes on this workforce have devoted their lives to. On the stage we’re at, it takes a workforce that’s keen to go the additional mile. When you may have individuals the place profitable is the one possibility, you’re keen to go the additional mile and that’s what these guys do.”
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