Pritchett Buzzes to Provisional No. 1 Spot in Mopar Dodge 1320 Top Fuel Car during Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar

July 21, 2018

, Morrison, Colorado

Leah Pritchett claimed a provisional No. 1 symbol during a Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar in thespian conform on Friday night, racing her Mopar Dodge 1320 Top Fuel dragster to a tip symbol in a final span of subordinate during Bandimere Speedway nearby Denver.
Pritchett carried a special 1320-themed clothing on her Mopar Dodge Top Fuel dragster to assistance symbol a phenomenon of a new Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320, geared for grassroots Sportsman racers, and denounced with assistance from Pritchett during a press discussion on Thursday, Jul 19.
With automobile graphics that also enclosed a new interpretation of a mythological Dodge Super Bee logo, a “Angry Bee,” Pritchett buzzed to a provisional tip symbol with a 3.806 elapsed time during 317.19 mph in a final pass of subordinate before a packaged throng during Bandimere Speedway.
“This is a outrageous weekend for us, we competence as good put it adult there with a U.S. Nationals,” pronounced Pritchett, who competent No. 1 during a many new NHRA eventuality in New Hampshire. “For all of Don Schumacher Racing, Dodge and Mopar, all a bigwigs in a residence today, it’s been incredible. What’s sparkling is, entrance here to Bandimere, kicking it off with a (Mopar Big Block) Party, and a fans, this vibe is like nothing other.
“The organisation did an overwhelming job. We felt genuine confident. It goes behind to strategy; we were means to run late in a night and it was so cool, they done final notation changes and that’s what we saw on a track. They went for it, and that’s what this group is about. That’s what we adore about (crew chiefs) Todd (Okuhara) and Joe (Barlam) is that when it’s time, they can put it down and they’re not afraid.
“Overall, man, that ‘Angry Bee,’ she stuck, she was going down that run, it felt amazing. we knew all a approach that we had all 8 (cylinders) lit. we got to a finish line, and it was really sport for some some-more extract for sure. There’s some-more to be had tomorrow night, and I’m vehement for it.
“This is Mopar nation, and we’re blissful to be No. 1 tonight in Denver.”
Matt Hagan done story on Friday, steering a Mopar Express Lane Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat NHRA Funny Car to a foe entrance after a media exhibit on Thursday. Coming off dual uninterrupted competition wins, Hagan finished Friday competent in a No.15 symbol and will demeanour to pierce adult a charts in a final dual subordinate sessions tomorrow.
Hagan’s DSR teammates, Ron Capps and Tommy Johnson Jr., competent their Mopar-powered Dodge Charger R/T Funny Cars in a tip 5 on Friday. Capps was fourth with a 4.007 ET, while Johnson raced his Make-A-Wish Dodge to a fifth position with a 4.031 ET.
Prior to a initial turn of qualifying, Hagan and Pritchett also renewed their array of hate compare races in Dodge Challenger SRT Demon vehicles. Pritchett was 2-0 opposite her teammate final year in a conflict of a many absolute flesh cars ever, and she kept her record ideal by withdrawal initial and violence Hagan to a stripe. Hagan will have a possibility for punish in a second and final compare competition tomorrow.

Tune-In Info                      
Qualifying coverage of a Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar will atmosphere live on Fox Sports 1 (FS1) from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Jul 21. Three hours of eliminations coverage will atmosphere live on a inhabitant Fox Network starting during 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, Jul 22.

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