GLENDORA, Calif., -
Wed, 07 Nov 2018, 19:33 PM
Aragona Clinches World Championship
Courtesy of NHRA Field Marketing
Photo copyright 2018 Auto Imagery, Inc.
Frank Aragona and crew celebrate Gatornationals win.
Going into the NHRA season ending Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Dragway at Pomona this
weekend, Frank Aragona Jr. has locked up his second NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Comp
Eliminator World Championship. The Freehold, N.J., racer racked up 613 points including four wins
in six final rounds and cannot be caught.
A second-generation driver, Aragona came out strong with a pair of wins and a runner-up finish in
his first five events. He won national events in Gainesville, Fla., and in Charlotte, N.C., and
advanced to the final round at Speed World Dragway in Orlando, Fla. He then added a win in Reading,
Pa., a runner up in Rockingham and a win in West Lebanon, N.Y., to cap off his points total.
A number of racers were chasing Aragona going into last weekend's divisional event in Las Vegas
with most dropping out of contention including 2017 champion David Rampy. The championship was
officially locked up when Clint Neff elected not to enter this weekend's event in Pomona, Calif.
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