Randy Beck wins Super Comp at Northwest Nationals
Randy Beck won Super Comp for the second time in three years at the NHRA Northwest Nationals on Sunday.
KENT, WASH. – Randy Beck claimed the Super Comp title at the NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways on Sunday for the second time in three years. Beck, son of Top Fuel great Gary Beck, was the DragChamp pre-race pick to win.
The Division 6 champion kicked off his championship run taking a double-breakout win over Greg Taylor in round one. In round two, Beck used a .018 and 8.918 to take the breakout win over Nick Cobb who was .011 and -.010 under the index.
Beck posted the first of three dead-on passes in round three. Facing Super Gas winner Michael Dalrymple, Beck was .029 at the tree and 8.901 to force Dalrymple under by -.009. The win earned Beck a bye run to the semifinals.
There Beck would use his best package of the event to take down Brian Preszler. His .003 combined with an 8.908 defeated Preszler’s .009 initiated 8.889 breakout effort.
This moved Beck into his second final round appearance where he would meet James Warden. Warden was also making his second national event final round appearance after winning Top Dragster at the Arizona Nationals earlier this season.
Randy Beck posted his third dead-on pass of eliminations in the final round. His .016 initiated 8.901 eclipsed Warden’s .019 light and 8.915 lap. The win earned Beck his second NHRA Northwest Nationals Wally.
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