Drag racers from all over the Pacific Division gathered at the legendary Auto Club Dragway in Fontana, CA. to compete in nine NHRA classes. The spectators and the race cars enjoyed nearly ideal weather as the experienced track crew kept things fast and safe. On the Sunday of the competition, the predominantly Californian champions were crowned. Preventing the California sweep was a pair of Arizona racers, Michael Proctor in Super Comp and Frank Gostyla in Top Sportsman.
The Racers in the Lucas Oil Series earn points toward national and divisional championships with a year end points fund of more than $500,000! Pacific Division racers head to Sonoma Raceway for their next NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event, July 22-24, which as of this writing is still a few weeks away, followed by the NHRA Sonoma Nationals the next weekend.
Editor’s Note: A version of this article first appeared in the September 2016 print issue of the Drive Magazine.