The NHRA North Central Division crowned their 2020 champions. Competition Eliminator racer Brian Browell led the pack of winners.
After what seemed to be the strangest racing season to ever exist, the 2020 season has come to an end and the NHRA North Central Division 3 has crowned their champions.
Leading the pack of champions was Brian Browell. Following him on that list is Mark Nowicki, Kevin Wells, Chris Sullivan, Leo Zynda III, Mark Smith, Al Peavler III, and Curt Fredrich.
Read the 2020 season recap below to learn more about the champions.
2020 NHRA North Central Division 3 Champions
Competition Eliminator – Brian Browell
Brian Browell finished the season with 304 points, totaling out to one divisional win. Following behind him was David Billingsley with 283 points and Mike Farrell with 273 points.
Browell’s one win came from Indy.
Super Stock – Mark Nowicki
Mark Nowicki finished the season with 372 points, totaling out to two divisional wins. Following behind him was Ricky Decker with 351 points and Jeff Dona with 332 points.
Nowicki’s two wins came at Orlando and Indy.
Stock Eliminator – Kevin Wells
Kevin Wells finished the season with 341 points, totaling out to one win and runner-up. Following behind him was Doug Duell with 318 and Jerry Bennett with 288.
Wells’ one win came at Bowling Green and his runner-up at Columbus.
Super Comp – Chris Sullivan
Chris Sullivan finished the season with 315 points, totaling out to one divisional win. Following behind him was Zack Fisher with 305 points and Rick Hughes with 266 points.
Sullivan’s one win came at St. Louis.
Super Gas – Leo Zynda III
Leo Zynda III finished the season with 317 points, totaling out to multiple late round finishes. Following behind him was Joey Shipp with 296 points and Tommy Turner with 287 points.
Zynda’s late round finishes were at Gainesville, Bowling Green, and St. Louis.
Super Street – Mark Smith
Mark Smith finished the season with 363 points, totaling out to one win and one runner-up. Following behind him were Les Harris with 308 points and Randy Shipp with 279 points.
Smith’s win and runner-up both came at Columbus.
Top Dragster – Al Peavler III
Al Peavler finished the season with 335 points, totaling out to one divisional win. Following behind him was Danny Nelson with 305 points and Mike Coughlin with 281 points.
Peavler’s one win came at St. Louis.
Top Sportsman – Curt Fredrich
Curt Fredrich ended the season with 281 points, totaling out to one win. Following behind him was Billy Thoman with 271 points and Lester Johnson with 259 points.
Fredrich’s one win came at Columbus.
About the author: Megan Strassweg is a 22 year old Super Comp racer from Louisville, Kentucky. She races a 2015 American Dragster sponsored by Coolshirt Systems. She graduated from Western Kentucky University in May of 2020 with a degree in Photojournalism and a minor in Entrepreneurship. Megan works at Jim Butner Auto in the Finance Department. Growing up at the racetrack, drag racing is all she has known and never plans to give up on it.