Justin Morgan claims his third NHRA national event win at the Sonoma Nationals. Morgan outlasted the Super Comp class for his latest victory.
SONOMA – Justin Morgan defeated Kevin Motter to claim the Super Comp victory on Sunday at Sonoma Raceway. With his latest victory, Morgan is now a perfect three-for-three in NHRA national event finals.
Morgan kicked off his championship run with a .005 dead three lap in round one. His 8.903 was good enough to take down Tanner Hiatt and claim the number one qualifying spot.
After a second round bye, Morgan ran Tanner and Travis Theobald in rounds 3 & 4. Justin was able to slip past both rounds when neither could post better than an 8.95 ET.
Morgan caught a break in the semifinals when Lori Warden left before the tree activated.
Runner up Motter also ran through a tough crowd to reach the final. He defeated Don Barton, Parker Theobald, Kevin Wright, and Ken Mostowich.
In the final, Morgan was .011 take .005 for the win. His 8.918 was enough to outpace Motter’s .036 initiated 8.898.
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