CHICAGO – Former NHRA world champion Jeff Lopez won his first JEGS Allstars event at Chicago. Lopez drove his FS/B ’14 Camaro to the win after a close .007-second win over Jeff Hairrington in the final.
Lopez began eliminations with a win over a red-lighting Mick Alley in round one. In the second round, he came out on top of a double breakout race with Allison Doll.
In the final, Lopez took a .019 to .041 advantage at the tree and carried it to the finish posting a .027 over 9.507 to Hairrington’s .012 over 10.14.
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