Mopar®/Dodge NHRA Sportsman Spotlight: Northwest Nationals

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Storms and Thomas Claim Dodge Top Finisher Awards

Mopar® power drove into round three in the Stock Eliminator category during the NHRA Northwest Nationals, with Vince Storms turning in the best package of the round. The driver from Maple Valley, Washington, made a 10.995-second pass at 117.39 mph on a 10.99 dial-in in his E/SA 1971 Plymouth Duster. Storms left the starting line with a .075-second reaction time. Despite failing to advance, it was his best pass of the weekend in elimination rounds.

In Super Stock, Kelly Thomas turned in the best Mopar effort, driving a GT/LA ’69 Dodge Dart to round two. The Auburn, Washington, driver made a breakout pass of 10.645 at 123.78 on a 10.66 dial-in after a .011 reaction time.

Storms and Thomas each were named the Dodge Top Finisher at Pacific Raceways. The program awards $500 to the competitors who advance the farthest in both Stock and Super Stock at all 24 NHRA national events in 2017. It is part of Mopar and Dodge brand’s strong commitment to Sportsman racers.




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