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NHRA Wrap-Up: A Packed House in Epping, NH for the 2022 New England Nationals

NHRA Top Fuel driver Antron Brown stages during the 2022 NHRA New England Nationals. (Image/Auto Imagery)

A sellout crowd packed into Epping, New Hampshire’s New England Dragway to watch the 2022 New England Nationals. And those in attendance got to see some impressive racing all weekend long. If you couldn’t see it for yourself, catch up in this week’s NHRA Wrap-Up.

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2022 NHRA New England Nationals Pro Stock Results

After a short hiatus on the NHRA calendar, Pro Stock racing returned this past weekend. And Erica Enders clearly spent her respite prepping for this race. Facing last year’s New England Nats winner Aaron Stanfield in the Finals, Enders cut a lightning quick light, on her way to a 6.547-second, 211.00 mph run—enough to hold off a hard-charging Stanfield’s 6.553 @ 212.13.

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2022 NHRA New England Nationals Top Fuel Results

Repeating his performance from last year, Mike Salinas found himself in the Final Round of Top Fuel racing in Epping again. Only this time, he emerged victorious. Paired up against Justin Ashley on Sunday, Salinas wrestled the steering yoke all the way down the track to notch a 3.72-second, 330.80 mph pass, besting Ashley’s 3.782 @ 315.78.

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2022 NHRA New England Nationals Funny Car Results

Tony Stewart Racing picked up another Wally in New Hampshire, as Funny Car Driver Matt Hagan faced off against, who else, Robert Hight. After Hight smoked the tires shortly after launch, Hagan never looked back, blasting to a 3.922-second, 327.98 mph run to easily top Hight’s 6.232 @ 110.15.

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The 2022 NHRA Season Continues with the Thunder Valley Nationals in Bristol, TN June 17 – 19.

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Current 2022 NHRA Championship Points Standings

Pro Stock

  1. Erica Enders, 592
  2. Aaron Stanfield, 484
  3. Kyle Koretsky, 405
  4. Dallas Glenn, 366
  5. Mason McGaha, 352
  6. Greg Anderson, 343
  7. Camrie Caruso, 307
  8. Bo Butner, 274
  9. Deric Kramer, 270
  10. Troy Coughlin Jr., 255

Top Fuel

  1. Brittany Force, 668
  2. Mike Salinas, 638
  3. Steve Torrence, 569
  4. Justin Ashley, 561
  5. Austin Prock, 425
  6. Clay Millican, 396
  7. Josh Hart, 376
  8. Doug Kalitta, 373
  9. Shawn Langdon, 341
  10. Tony Schumacher, 329

Funny Car

  1. Matt Hagan, 797
  2. Robert Hight, 756
  3. Ron Capps, 634
  4. John Force, 507
  5. Cruz Pedregon, 452
  6. J.R. Todd, 403
  7. Bob Tasca III, 386
  8. Alexis DeJoria, 362
  9. Chad Green, 321
  10. Tim Wilkerson, 311

Pro Stock Motorcycle

  1. Steve Johnson, 393
  2. Karen Stoffer, 343
  3. Eddie Krawiec, 279
  4. Matt Smith, 272
  5. Angie Smith, 245
  6. Joey Gladstone, 229
  7. Angelle Sampey, 209
  8. Jim Underdahl, 194
  9. Marc Ingwersen, 186
  10. Jerry Savoie, 158
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