NHRA: AAA Fall Nationals – Top Fuel Harley

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NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series

AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals
Texas Motorplex
Oct 16-18, 2020

Top Fuel Harley

Randal Andras had clinched the Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Championship before the AAA Texas Fall Nationals even began at the Texas Motorplex. The Jay Turner Racing rider couldn’t help himself and took another win, making it his sixth win of the season. Andras qualified number one with a 6.201 at 225 mph. In the final, he faced teammate Jay Turner. Turner took the starting advantage but Andras easily chased him down to outrun him with a 6.437 to Turner’s 6.606.

Randal Andras - NHRA Top Fuel Harley





Round 1 Eliminations

Driver Ryan Peery Jay Turner – WIN
Car No. 300 63
RT .079 .053
60 FT 1.084 1.128
330 FT 2.802 2.844
660 FT 4.149 4.167
660 FT MPH 178.85 182.70
1000 FT 5.353 5.313
ET 6.466 6.299
MPH 206.29 230.84

Weather conditions: air temperature 85 degrees, relative humidity 58 percent, barometer 29.36 inches, adjusted altitude 3,250 feet, track temperature 90 degrees. Turner with the starting line advantage and the win. He runs his quickest pass of the weekend for the win.

Ryan Peery - NHRA Top Fuel Harley

Driver Rickey House – WIN Tii Tharpe
Car No. 3 1
RT .074 .103
60 FT 1.134 1.147
330 FT 2.885 3.024
660 FT 4.277 4.424
660 FT MPH 177.93 175.09
1000 FT 5.477 5.614
ET 6.511 6.691
MPH 215.68 203.19

House with the starting line advantage and the win. He runs his quickest pass of the weekend.

NHRA Top Fuel HarleyTii Tharpe - NHRA Top Fuel Harley

Driver William Jackson Chris Smith – WIN
Car No. 711 201
RT .149 .067
60 FT 1.170 1.099
330 FT 2.954 2.821
660 FT 4.355 4.147
660 FT MPH 180.86 211.20
1000 FT 5.607 5.292
ET 6.923 6.273
MPH 160.19 230.84

Smith with the starting line advantage and is straight down the groove for the win. He will have lane choice over Turner in the semifinal.

Billy Jackson - NHRA Top Fuel Harley

Driver Randal Andras – WIN
Car No. 204
Class TFH
Dial In
RT .089
60 FT 1.106
330 FT 3.174
660 FT 5.655
660 FT MPH 89.33
1000 FT 8.300
ET 10.852
MPH 84.58

Andras with problems getting the bike to fire, he does and then has problems right off the starting line and clicks it off. He will give up lane choice to House in the semifinal.

Randal Andras - NHRA Top Fuel Harley

SEMI-FINAL

Driver Randal Andras – WIN Rickey House
Car No. 204 3
RT .048 .071
60 FT 1.118 1.154
330 FT 2.905 2.910
660 FT 4.253 4.263
660 FT MPH 184.83 181.30
1000 FT 5.411 5.461
ET 6.409 6.578
MPH 227.46 190.32

Andras with the starting line advantage never trailed for the win.

Rickey House - NHRA Top Fuel Harley

Driver Jay Turner – WIN Chris Smith
Car No. 63 201
RT .073 .091
60 FT 1.121 1.087
330 FT 2.811 2.785
660 FT 4.117 4.111
660 FT MPH 189.50 182.82
1000 FT 5.315 5.459
ET 6.411 6.876
MPH 202.30 149.31

Turner with the starting line advantage and never trailed for the win. He will give up lane choice to Andras in the final.

Chris Smith NHRA Top Fuel HarleyJay Turner - NHRA Top Fuel Harley

FINAL

Driver Randal Andras – WIN Jay Turner
Car No. 204 63
RT .067 .039
60 FT 1.154 1.120
330 FT 2.941 2.874
660 FT 4.283 4.324
660 FT MPH 185.15 175.96
1000 FT 5.439 5.569
ET 6.437 6.606
MPH 227.88 220.87

Weather conditions: air temperature 90 degrees, relative humidity 50 percent, barometer 29.30 inches, adjusted altitude 3,668 feet, track temperature 109 degrees. Turner with the starting line advantage, but Andras chased him down for the win. Andras wins his sixth National event Wally this year and seventh career.

Randal Andras - NHRA Top Fuel Harley


Qualifying

Randal Andras - NHRA Top Fuel Harley

Qualifying Round 2

DRIVER POSITION CAR NO. ET MPH
01 Randal Andras 204 6.201 225.86
02 Chris Smith 201 6.259 225.75
03 Jay Turner 63 6.313 219.76
04 Tii Tharpe 1 6.315 202.52
05 Rickey House 3 6.525 213.87
06 Ryan Peery 300 6.555 210.73
07 William Jackson 711 6.688 206.39

Jay Turner - NHRA Top Fuel Harley

Qualifying Round 1

DRIVER POSITION CAR NO. ET MPH
01 Randal Andras 204 6.201 225.86
02 Jay Turner 63 6.313 219.76
03 Chris Smith 201 6.354 222.22
04 Tii Tharpe 1 6.378 220.76
05 Rickey House 3 6.525 213.87
06 Ryan Peery 300 7.285 145.39
07 William Jackson 711 29.958 25.62

Jay Turner NHRA Top Fuel Harley

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