Cassil Scores NHRA Double-Up at Heartland Park
Tyler Cassil doubled-up in Stock and Super Stock at the Menards NHRA Nationals at Heartland Motorsports Park in Topeka, KS.
TOPEKA, KS – Tyler Cassil left with not one NHRA Wally, but TWO after winning both Stock and Super Stock at the Menards NHRA Nationals at Heartland Motorsports Park! Cassil defeated Tyler Bohannon in Stock, and Greg Stanfield in Super Stock to visit the winners circle.
Joining Cassil in the winners circle were Doug Engels (Comp), Austin Williams (SC), Don Nichols (SG), Jordan Pratt (SST), Anthony Bertozzi (TD), and Todd Stallbaumer (TS).
Read the race recap below to meet the winners!
2022 Menards NHRA Nationals
Doug Engels defeated Bruno Massel in the final round to pick up his sixth NHRA National event Wally. Engels had the starting line advantage, .010 to .039, and never trailed behind to pick up the trophy. Engels ran a 7.428 at 178 mph on the 7.99 index.
Chase Williams was the semi-finalist.
Tyler Cassil defeated Tyler Bohannon to take home his second NHRA National event Wally. Cassil had the slight starting line advantage, .025 to .036, and ran 1 above his 10.07 dial-in to get to the stripe by .010.
Derek Fenner was the semi-finalist.
Tyler Cassil sealed his double-up win after defeating Greg Stanfield in the final round. Stanfield turned on the red bulb by -.002 to hand the win over to Cassil, who ran a 9.608 at 139 mph on his 9.60 dial-in.
Jay Storey was the semi-finalist.
Austin Williams LOVES Topeka! Williams picked up his 7th consecutive Wally at Heartland Park after defeating Jessica Bogacki in the final round. Williams had the starting line advantage, .007 to .029, and ran a 8.889 at 176 mph to pick up the trophy.
Steve Williams was the semi-finalist.
Don Nichols picked up his third National event Wally after defeating Bo Butner in the final round. Butner had problems at the line to give Nichols the free ride to the winners circle. Nichols coasted to the win.
Christopher Best was the semi-finalist.
Jordan Pratt picked up his first NHRA National event Wally in his first final round after defeating Dell Hall in the final round. Both drivers were just a coinflip apart on the tree, .029 to .030, and Pratt ran a 10.908 at 142 mph on his 10.90 dial-in to go to the winners circle.
Nick Seibert was the semi-finalist.
Anthony Bertozzi scored his 28th NHRA National event Wally after defeating Paul Nero in the final round. Bertozzi had the starting line advantage, .006 to .030, and ran a 7.284 at 174 mph on his 7.27 dial-in to pick up the trophy.
Al Peavler and JR Baxter were the semi-finalists.
Todd Stallbaumer defeated Greg Lair in the final round to pick up his first NHRA National event Wally. Lair was way red to give the easy win to Stallbaumer, who ran a 7.212 at 193 mph on his 7.24 dial-in.
Jeff Connelly was the semi-finalist.
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