NHRA: Top Fuel Harley Results – Dodge Indy Nationals

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NHRA Mello Yellow drag racing series

Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil
Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis
August 7-9, 2020

Top Fuel Harley

Ron Capps picked up his first career win at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, racing to the Funny Car victory on Sunday at the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil and also giving the longtime standout a win at every track on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series circuit.

In Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley, Randal Andra won over Tii Tharpe in the final to take the win and extend his points lead in the 2020 drag racing season. When Tharpe turned on the red light in the final round he handed Andras his second Wally of the year and the third of his career!





Randal Andras NHRA Top Fuel Harley

ROUND ONE

  • Ryan Peery (0.121) 6.515 219.04 def. Tracy Kile (0.097) 6.619 207.34
    This is the first time Kile and Peery have faced each other in eliminations. Kile with the starting line advantage, but Peery has the lead by the time they go by the Christmas tree. He never trailed from there on for the win. He makes is quickest pass of the weekend for the win.
  • Rickey House (0.109) 6.607 206.54 def. Tyler Wilson (0.066) 8.077 122.91
    This is the first time Wilson and House have faced each other in eliminations. Wilson with the starting line advantage, but then is out of the groove and had to click it off. House gets the win with a clean pass.
  • Randal Andras (0.098) 6.467 213.60 def. Mitch Brown (0.146) 10.030 110.14
    This is the first time Andras and Brown have faced each other in eliminations. Andras with the starting line advantage and never trailed for the win. He will have lane choice over House in the semifinal. Brown was up in smoke right at the hit.
  • Tii Tharpe (0.051) 6.522 195.56 was unopposed
    Tharpe with the bye. Tharpe is straight down the groove and clicks it off early. He will give up lane choice to Peery in the semifinal.

SEMIFINALS

  • Tii Tharpe (0.038) 6.388 219.90 def. Ryan Peery, (0.070) 6.517 208.94
    This is the first time Peery and Tharpe have faced each other in eliminations. Tharpe with the starting line advantage and the win.
  • Randal Andras, Left lane, (0.054) 6.304 218.83 def. Rickey House, (0.070) 6.462 207.53
    House is 3 – 2 against Andras in prior events. Andras with the starting line advantage and the win. He runs low E.T. of the event for the win and lane choice over Tharpe in the final.

FINAL

  • Randal Andras (0.064) 6.324 222.77 def. Tii Tharpe (-0.046 foul) 6.320 226.43
    Andras is 3 – 1 against Tharpe in prior events and Andras is 2 – 0 against Tharpe in prior final rounds.
    Tharpe goes red and gives Andras the win. He wins his second Wally this season and the third of his career.

FINAL Qualifying

01 Tii Tharpe 6.323 220.04
02 Randal Andras 6.364 213.54
03 Rickey House 6.515 211.49
04 Tracy Kile 6.553 210.21
05 Ryan Peery 6.569 210.05
06 Tyler Wilson 6.895 167.59

 

POINTS

  1. Randall Andras 320
  2. Jay Turner 221
  3. Tii Tharpe 214
  4. Rickey House 198
  5. Tyler Wilson 147
  6. Ryan Peery 98
  7. Richard Vreeland 95
  8. Tracy Kile 53
  9. Tim Kerrigan 52
  10. Mike Scott 41
  11. Chris Smith 36
  12. Greg Justice 31
  13. Mitch Brown 31
  14. Anthony Ruggiero 10


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