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Monday, July 22, 2024

Lauren Freer Doubles Up at Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals

Lauren Freer captured a double-up in Super Comp and Super Gas to be on the top of the leaderboard at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk.

NORWALK, OH – Lauren Freer picked up the NHRA Wally’s in both Super Comp and Super Gas at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, as well as the infamous Norwalk ice cream scoop, putting her on the top of the leaderboard with his double-up.

Freer became the first female to ever double-up at an NHRA National event, and the 30th person to do so.

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Joining her in the winner’s circle was Bruno Massel (Comp), Marion Stephenson (Stock), Sean Dornan (SS), Joe Swanson (TD), and Scott Wasko (TS).

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

2023 Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals

Competition Eliminator

Bruno Massel won his 17th NHRA National event Wally after defeating Andrew Holt in the final round. Bruno had the starting line advantage, .016 to .060, and turned it into a win-light to pick up the win. He ran a 7.006 at 196 mph on his 7.54 index.

Scott Chamness was the semi-finalist.

Super Stock

Sean Dornan defeated Peter D’Agnolo in the final round to pick up his first NHRA National event Wally. D’Agnolo had the starting line advantage, .022 to .034, and but Dornan got the double breakout win running a 8.917 at 148 mph on his 8.92 dial-in.

Semi-finalists were Kevin Helms and Fred Allen.

Stock Eliminator

Marion Stephenson took home his seventh NHRA National event Wally after defeating Rob Bihl in the final round. Bihl had the starting line advantage, .005 to .040, but took too much stripe to breakout and hand the win over to Stephenson. He ran a 9.778 at 132 mph on his 9.72 dial-in.

Steven Dziorny and Billy Folder were the semi-finalists.

Super Comp

Lauren Freer picked up her fifth NHRA National event Wally after defeating David Dahlem in the final round. Dahlem had the starting line advantage, .005 to .020, but Freer got to the stripe first by .015 to turn on the win-light. She ran a 8.910 at 173 mph.

Alison Prose and Dan Foley were the semi-finalists.

Super Gas

Lauren Freer visited the winners circle after defeating Pat Martin in the final round. Freer had the slight starting line advantage, .005 to .007, and ran a 9.911 at 161 mph on the 9.90 index to pick up her sixth NHRA National event Wally and her second of the weekend.

Dave Coapstick and Duane LaFleur were the semi-finalists

Top Dragster

Joe Swanson defeated Darian Boesch in the final round to take home his first NHRA National event Wally. Boesch turned it -.005 at he hit, handing the win over to Swan who ran a 7.189 at 189 mph on his 7.19 dial-in.

Blake Peavler and Tony Fagnilli were the semi-finalists

Top Sportsman

Scott Wasko defeated Mike Morehead in the final round to take home his second NHRA National event Wally. Wasko had the starting line advantage, .003 to .012, and ran a 6.459 at 208 mph on his 6.45 dial-in to pick up the trophy.

Glenn Butcher was the semi-finalist.

Megan Strassweg

Megan Bohannon is a 26 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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