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Mon, 15 Apr 2019, 12:18 PM

Turner Wins Top Fuel Harley
Courtesy of NHRA Communications

At Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil



BAYTOWN, Texas --

Jay Turner defeated Mike Scott
Jay Turner qualified number one in the Mickey Thompson Top Fuel Harley Series, setting both end of the track records with a 6.186 second pass at 235.93.

Turner defeated Bill Jackson is round one with a good pass of 6.297 seconds. Turner faced Beau Layne in the semifinal to advance to his 16th final round. He would met Mike Scott in the final, Scott defeated Doug Vancil in round one and Rickey House in the semifinal to advance to his fourth final round.

In the final Scott got the starting line advantage, but then had problems. Turner then had problems, but held on for the his tenth career win.

Houston marks the fourth of 12 race on the Mickey Thompson Top Fuel Harley Series schedule. The class will return to action at the 31st annual Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties in Topeka, Kan. June 7-10.


Jay Turner celebrates 10th win.

Summary of eliminations in Top Fuel Harley at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 32nd annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil.

Round 1:
Jay Turner, Julian NC, '17 JTR, Right lane, (0.125) 6.297 225.82 def. Bill Jackson, Honey Brook PA,
'15 Weekend, (0.148) 6.757 175.18
Beau Layne, Redding CA, '17 Weekend, Left lane, (0.025) 6.267 219.22 def. Randal Andras, Amelia LA,
'15 Weekend, (0.048) 8.793 106.25
Rickey House, Humble TX, '13 Harley, Right lane, (0.158) 6.364 218.48 def. Tii Tharpe, Pfaftstown
NC, '17 JTR, (0.070) 15.059 42.50
Mike Scott, Calgary AB, '18 JTR, Right lane, (0.050) 6.621 207.59 def. Doug Vancil, Cedar Crest NM,
'18 Weekend, (0.051) 9.864 95.37

Semifinal:
M Scott, Left lane, (0.051) 6.364 213.27 def. R House, (0.049) 8.445 129.55
J Turner, Left lane, (0.106) 6.880 218.41 def. B Layne, (0.001) 8.938 115.63

Final:
J Turner, Right lane, (0.064) 6.792 163.63 def. M Scott, (0.025) 7.027 164.55

 Low ET:    Jay Turner 6.186 seconds
 Top Speed: Jay Turner 235.93 MPH





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