The NHRA South Central Division crowned their 2020 champions. 2020 World Champions Christopher Dodd and Craig Bourgeois lead the list of winners.
The 2020 season has concluded and the South Central Division has crowned their champions, along with three world champions! 2020 World Champions Christopher Dodd, Craig Bourgeois, and Darian Boesch (2nd in Division) lead the list of well-deserved winners.
Joining Dodd and Bourgeois on the list is Jeff Miller, Gary Emmons, Austin Williams, Ray Dew, Aaron Stanfield, Darian Boesch, and Michael Nash.
Read the season recap below for more on the 2020 champions.
2020 NHRA South Central Division 4 Champions
Competition Eliminator – Craig Bourgeois
2020 World Champion Craig Bourgeois finished up his divisional season with 422 points, totaling out to four divisional wins! Following behind him was Chase Williams with 359 points and Sean Dodd with 284 points.
Bourgeois’ four wins came at Tulsa, San Antonio, and the Dallas double header.
Super Stock – Jeff Miller
Jeff Miller finished the year with 355 points, totaling out to a win and a runner-up. Following behind him was David Latino with 323 points and Pete Perry with 300 points.
Miller’s win came at San Antonio and his runner-up came at Houston.
Stock Eliminator – Gary Emmons
Gary Emmons finished the season with 352 points, totaling out to one win and one runner-up. Following behind him by one point was Jeff Lopez and Brett Candies with 350 points. A close top 3 finish!
Emmons’ win came at the Bayou and his runner-up at Las Vegas.
Super Comp – Christopher Dodd
2020 World Champion Christopher Dodd finished his divisional season with 398 points, totaling out to three wins. Following behind him was Vernon Rowland with 330 points and Steve Evans with 299 points.
Dodd’s three wins came at Indianapolis, San Antonio, and Dallas.
Super Gas – Austin Williams
Austin Williams finished the season with 374 points. Driving the Buddy Woods roadster, he came out with one win and one runner-up. Following behind him was Jim Capp with 288 points and Jeff Lopez with 287 points.
Williams’ win came at Dallas and his runner-up at Houston.
Super Street – Ray Dew
Ray Dew finished off the season with 373 points, totaling out to one win and one runner-up. Following behind him was Jay Bunce with 343 points and William Hughes with 321 points.
Dew’s win came at St. Louis and his runner-up at Houston.
Top Dragster – Aaron Stanfield
After winning the Factory Stock Showdown Championship, Stanfield decided that wasn’t enough and went ahead and took home the TD Divisional Championship with 346 points, totaling out to one win and one runner-up. Following behind him was JR Baxter with 291 points and Frank Young with 290 points.
Stanfield’s one win came at Indianapolis and his runner-up came at Houston.
Top Sportsman – Bob Gulitti
Bob Gulitti finished the season with 380 points, totaling out to three wins. Following behind him was 2020 World Champion Darian Boesch with 325 points and Kyle Firestone with 294 points.
Gulitti’s three wins came at San Antonio, Dallas, and the Bayou.
Sportsman Motorcycle – Michael Nash
Michael Nash finished the season with 350 points, totaling out to two wins and two runner-ups. Following behind him was David Gautreaux with 307 points and Tony Davis with 286 points.
Nash’s two wins came at Dallas and the Bayou, and his runner-ups at Topeka and San Antonio.
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.