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Mon, 23 Apr 2018, 01:02 AM

Todd, B. Force and Hartford are Victorious at NHRA SpringNationals
Courtesy of NHRA Social Media

BAYTOWN, Texas - J.R. Todd captured his first career back-to-back Funny Car victory Sunday afternoon at the 31st annual NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway.

Brittany Force (Top Fuel) and Matt Hartford (Pro Stock) were also victorious in their respective categories at the fifth of 24 events on the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.

J.R. Todd, DHL Toyota Camry, 3.955 seconds, 313.29 mph defeated Robert Hight, Auto Club of Southern California Chevy Camaro, 3.993, 308.14.

Todd locked down his second consecutive victory after also earning the win in Las Vegas, as he became the third driver in Royal Purple Raceway history to earn event wins in both Top Fuel and Funny Car.

Brittany Force, Monster Energy dragster, 3.762 seconds, 299.46 mph defeated Terry McMillen, Amalie Motor Oil dragster, 3.818 seconds, 311.56 mph.

Force earned her first victory of the 2018 season as she took down Terry McMillen in the final round as she looks to defend her 2017 Top Fuel world championship crown.

Matt Hartford, Total Seal Chevy Camaro, 6.522 seconds, 211.36 mph defeated Erica Enders, Melling Performance/Elite Motorsports Camaro, 6.570 seconds, 210.50 mph.

This is the first event win in Matt Hartford's career, as he entered the event with nine round wins in his career.

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