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Mon, 04 Sep 2017, 22:50 PM

Torrence, Todd, Skillman and Krawiec Winners at Prestigious Chevrolet Performance U.S.
Courtesy of NHRA Social Media

BROWNSBURG, Ind. -- Nationals Steve Torrence piloted his Capco Contractors dragster to the Top Fuel victory Monday at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, the world's biggest drag race, at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.

J.R. Todd (Funny Car), Drew Skillman (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also victorious at the 18th event of 24 on the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Series Drag Racing Series schedule.

Steve Torrence, 3.757 seconds, 322.96 mph defeated Kebin Kinsley, 10.820 seconds, 48.47 mph.

This is Torrence's first win at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, seventh of the season and 15th of his career. Torrence also won the Top Fuel Traxxas Nitro Shootout with the $100,000.00 cash prize.

J.R. Todd, Toyota Camry, 3.923 seconds, 325.61 mph defeated Ron Capps, Dodge Charger, 3.949 seconds, 325.53 mph.

This was Todd's first career win at the U.S. Nationals, second of the season and of his Funny Car career.

Drew Skillman, Chevy Camaro, 6.676 seconds, 206.61 mph defeated Greg Anderson, Camaro, 6.660 seconds, 208.01 mph.

Skillman won on a holeshot for his first victory at Lucas Oil Raceway, his hometown track, fourth win of the season and seventh of his career.

Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.858 seconds, 196.90 mph defeated Hector Arana Jr, Buell, 6.886 seconds, 195.48 mph.

Krawiec was the No. 1 qualifier and got his second win at Lucas Oil Raceway.

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