Jesse Fritts snags four trophies at Coles County to lead the DragChamp Top 10 List presented by Laris Motorsports Insurance
10/5/22 – DragChamp has accumulated the best performers over the weekend for the Top 10 List presented by Laris Motorsports Insurance. Check out the Top 10 List below to see how they ranked.
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DragChamp Top 10 List
1 – Jesse Fritts
Jesse Fritts enjoyed a weekend to remember at Coles County Dragway. He collected six trophies on the weekend, including two Wally’s, to grab the #1 spot on the Top 10 List. Fritts won Super Pro in his Camaro roadster on Saturday and Sunday and also collected the King of the Track trophy both days as well. As if that wasn’t enough, Fritts won a Wally in his Jr. dragster and won the Jr. King of the Track as well.
2 – John Markham
John Markham collected five victories over the weekend to claim the #2 spot on the Top 10 List. Markham rode his bike to three victories on Friday night at Huntsville winning Street ET, 6.0 Index, and the Super Comp class. On Saturday, Markham once again claimed the 6.0 Index title and also raced to a runner-up in the Street ET class. Not sure how he wasn’t already worn out but on Sunday, Markham won the 6.0 class for the third straight day and went to the semifinals in Pro ET. His son also joined in pulling off a double in his Jr.!
3 – Brian Whitworth
Brian Whitworth grabs the three spot this week after winning his second big money race in three weeks. Whitworth followed up his $11K victory at the JEGS Summer Door Car Shootout with a $10K victory at US41 Dragway.
4 – David Myhre
David Myhre is heading back to the NHRA World Finals for the second time in three years after winning the NHRA D7 Summit ET Finals! Myhre kicked off the weekend winning the High-Rollers Gamblers race on Friday and followed with the main event win on Saturday.
5 – Jake Howard
Jake Howard showed out at the 51st Annual Cowpasture Nationals at Ardmore Dragway. Howard raced to the No-Box title on Saturday and added a Super Pro victory on Sunday to secure the double!
6 – John Bailey
John Bailey outlasted a huge field at the Halloween Thing at Dragway 42 to secure not one, but two No-Box titles on the weekend. Bailey went undefeated on Friday and Saturday before losing for the first time in round 3 on Sunday. Btw, the races on Friday and Saturday were both 9 round races due to the large car counts.
7 – Robert Crum
Robert Crum has been on a tear all year on the West Coast and that continued at the D7 NHRA Summit ET Finals this past weekend. Crum won the Super Pro Run for the Money 16 car Shootout off the bottom on Friday night and followed with a Pro ET win on Saturday to punch his ticket to the World Finals.
8 – Joey Moore
Joey Moore has been on a hot streak lately. After winning a Super Pro title and King of the Track trophy last weekend, Moore rolled into US41 Dragstrip where he cashed for $10K at the Pumpkin Nationals on Saturday.
9 – Shane Daugherty
Shane Daugherty makes another Top 10 appearance after doubling up at Muncie Dragway. Daugherty cracked them on Friday and Saturday to earn a Top 10 spot.
10 – Blake Sanders
Blake Sanders closes out the Top 10 List this week after doubling up at the IHRA D2 Bracket Finals at Holly Springs. Sanders captured the Sportsman title on Friday and Sunday to complete the weekend double.
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