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NHRA Results: Todd wins first in Funny Car; Torrence, Gray, Tonglet also victorious in Sonoma « Roddin' & Racin' TV

NHRA Results: Todd wins first in Funny Car; Torrence, Gray, Tonglet also victorious in Sonoma

J.R. Todd powered to his first career Funny Car victory Sunday at the 30th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway.

Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Tanner Gray (Pro Stock), and LE Tonglet (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also victorious in their respective categories at the 15th of 24 events on the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.

Todd clinched the victory with a 4.049-second pass at 323.27 mph in his DHL Toyota Camry against Tim Wilkerson, who went up in smoke in his Levi, Ray & Shoup Ford Shelby Mustang, during the final round.


J.R. Todd

The victory makes Todd the first African-American to win in the NHRA Funny Car category. He also becomes the second driver in NHRA history to win at Sonoma Raceway in both nitro categories; the first was Don Prudhomme READ FULL STORY

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