As the NHRA departs from Heartland Motorsports Park in Topeka, Kansas, the 2022 Points Championship picture is getting a little clearer, but there were plenty of pleasant surprises as some familiar names returned to the Winner’s Circle—reviving some championship hopes in the process.

Get the scoop in this week’s NHRA Wrap Up.

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2022 Menards NHRA Nationals Top Fuel Results

After Antron Brown launched his own AB Motorsports race team, NHRA fans knew it was not a question of if, but rather when the team would secure its first Wally. And after Topeka, that question has been answered. Meeting last year’s Top Fuel Champ Steve Torrence in the Final Round, Brown bolted to a 3.902-second, 309.49 mph pass to best Torrence’s 4.443@201.49.

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2022 Menards NHRA Nationals Funny Car Results

Any NHRA fan will tell you the names Force and Tasca are permanently welded to the sport. So it’s no surprise that we saw the two square off in the Finals at Topeka. But it was Tasca III getting the edge against Force, racing to a 3.999-second, 316.82 mph run, topping Force’s 4.131@311.27.

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2022 Menards NHRA Nationals Pro Stock Results

Pro Stock veteran Greg Anderson faced off against Troy Coughlin Jr. in on Sunday. Though the competitors were well matched, Coughlin cut the quicker light, which led him to a 6.680-second, 206.54 mph victory over Anderson’s 6.701@204.85.

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2022 Menards NHRA Nationals Pro Stock Motorcycle Results

Eddie Krawiec has been slowly crawling up the PSM points standings as the season carries on, but Joey Gladstone still stands in his way to the top. The two squared off in the Finals Sunday, where Gladstone got the W thanks to a 6.876-second, 195.59 mph pass, to edge out Krawiec’s 6.935@195.36 run.

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THE 2022 NHRA SEASON CONTINUES WITH THE LUCAS OIL NHRA NATIONALS AUGUST 18 – 21 AT BRAINERED INTERNATIONALS RACEQ IN BRAINERED, MN.

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Current 2022 NHRA Championship Points Standings

PRO STOCK

  1. Erica Enders, 1,156
  2. Aaron Stanfield, 1030
  3. Kyle Koretsky, 798
  4. Greg Anderson, 781
  5. Tory Coughlin Jr., 696
  6. Dallas Glenn, 668
  7. Mason McGaha, 604
  8. Camrie Caruso, 570
  9. Matt Hartford, 553
  10. Bo Butner, 528

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TOP FUEL

  1. Brittany Force, 1122
  2. Mike Salinas, 1091
  3. Justin Ashley, 989
  4. Steve Torrence, 960
  5. Josh Hart, 736
  6. Leah Pruett, 726
  7. Shawn Langdon, 709
  8. Doug Kalitta, 659
  9. Tony Schumacher, 625
  10. Antron Brown, 613

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FUNNY CAR

  1. Robert Hight, 1,334
  2. Matt Hagan, 1,097
  3. Ron Capps, 1,008
  4. John Force, 1,002
  5. Bob Tasca III, 921
  6. J.R. Todd, 741
  7. Cruz Pedregon, 718
  8. Alexis DeJoria, 712
  9. Tim Wilkerson, 611
  10. Jim Campbell, 488

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PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE

  1. Joey Gladstone, 724
  2. Angelle Sampey, 660
  3. Eddie Krawiec, 628
  4. Steve Johnson, 621
  5. Matt Smith, 615
  6. Angie Smith, 577
  7. Jerry Savoie, 541
  8. Karen Stoffer, 534
  9. Marc Ingwersen, 378
  10. Ryan Oehler, 298
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