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Thursday, February 29, 2024

Gusso, Rizzoli Lead NHRA Nevada Nationals

Travis Gusso and Kyle Rizzoli visited the winner’s circle at the NHRA Nevada Nationals to led the leaderboard at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

LAS VEGAS, NV – Travis Gusso and Kyle Rizzoli led the winners at the NHRA Nevada Nationals, picking up the Wally’s in Competition Eliminator and Super Stock. Gusso won his second NHRA National event Wally of his career, while Rizzoli won his 14th of his career.

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Joining them in the winner’s circle was Dwayne Scheitlin (STK), Chad Webber (SC), Val Torres (SG), and Doug Crumlich (TS).

Read the race recap below to learn more about the winners!

2023 NHRA Nevada Nationals

Competition Eliminator

Travis Gusso won his second NHRA National event Wally after defeating Glen Treadwell in the final round. Gusso had a huge starting line advantage and turned it into a win light, running a 8.760 at 154 mph.

Semi-finalists were Scott Linder and Cody Lane.

Super Stock

Kyle Rizzoli took home his 14th NHRA National event Wally after defeating Brad Burton in the final round. Burton had the slight starting line advantage, .015 to .018, but took too much stripe to hand the win over to Rizzoli. He ran a 9.216 at 131 mph to head to the winner’s circle.

Gary Emmons and Jody Lang were the semi-finalists.

Stock Eliminator

Dwayne Scheitlin took home his second NHRA National event Wally after defeating Leo Glasbrenner in the final round. Scheitlin had the starting line advantage, .012 to .059, and he picked up the trophy running a 10.365 at 118 mph on his 10.30 dial-in.

Justin Lamb was the semi-finalist.

Super Comp

Chad Webber picked up his second NHRA National event Wally after defeating James Cowie in the final round. Holcombe was .024 up front and ran an 9.050 at 173 mph on the 9.05 index to pick up the trophy.

Trey Vetter was the semi-finalist.

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Super Gas

Val Torres visited the winners circle for his ninth NHRA career Wally after defeating Bill Dennis in the final round. Both drivers were .019 up front, and Torres turned it into a win light running a 10.076 at 160 mph on the 10.05 index.

Chris Cannon and Curt Geise were the semi-finalists.

Top Sportsman

Doug Crumlich defeated Mike Morehead in the final round to take home his third NHRA National event Wally. Crumlich had the starting line advantage with a .007 reaction time and turned it into a win light, running a 6.682 at 186 mph on his 6.61 dial-in.

Bri Bergh and Kamron Wright were the semi-finalists.

Megan Strassweg

Megan Bohannon is a 25 year old Super Comp racer from Louisville, Kentucky. She races a 2015 American Dragster with a 648 Oakley Motorsports Engine. Growing up at the racetrack, drag racing is all she has known and never plans to give up on it. Megan works with TB Promotions in promoting their races and keeping entries straight, as well as keeping their social media pages updated.

You can reach Megan on Facebook or email at megan@dragchamp.com

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