Both wins came at the 13th of 24 events during the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
Hagan won for the third straight year at the track in Funny Car, going 4.014-seconds at 322.81 mph in the final round in his MOPAR Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat to beat Shawn Langdon's 4.046 at 317.49. Hagan, a two-time world champion, picked up his second win of 2019 and 31st in his career.
"We went down the track in qualifying and that created a lot of confidence in our team," said Hagan, who also picked up his 350th career round win during eliminations. "Rolling into race day, I knew we had a great car and I was confident in it.
"We kept lane choice every pass and that was big. I'm really excited we were able to get another win and we needed this to be our turning point this season. We needed to gather up some momentum and I feel like we're making the right steps to move forward coming out of this race."
Palmer advanced to his second career final round thanks to wins against Dan Mercier, Antron Brown and No. 1 qualifier Clay Millican, going 4.014 at 251.25 against Torrence. The victory also gives Torrence, who already clinched his spot in the Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship this weekend, his 13th win in the last 19 races dating back to last year's playoffs and 26th win since 2017.
"I really, really want Scott Palmer to win a race, but we want to win them all, too," said Torrence, who qualified ninth and won from the seventh different qualifying position in 2019. "That was a great final round. That's a really good group of guys and to see the progression we've both made, it's pretty neat and really special for us.
"Without being cocky and just being confident, you carry the mindset of you want to go everywhere and win. With doing that, you don't treat anywhere any differently. This is a fun place to come to and it's a pretty neat part of the country."
The Mello Yello Drag Racing Series continues July 19-21 with the 40th annual Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Bandimere Speedway in Denver. It also marks the start of the NHRA's famed three-race Western Swing. Eliminations of all three events will be shown live on the FOX national broadcast network.
Sunday's final results from the seventh annual NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway. The race is the 13th of 24 in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series-
Top Fuel -- Steve Torrence, 3.861 seconds, 321.58 mph def. Scott Palmer, 4.014 seconds, 251.25 mph.
Funny Car -- Matt Hagan, Dodge Charger, 4.014, 322.81 def. Shawn Langdon, Toyota Camry, 4.046, 317.49.
Super Stock -- Byron Worner, Chevy Camaro, 10.453, 97.25 def. Richard Kay, Plymouth Valiant, 27.213, 42.31.
Stock Eliminator -- Dean Cook, Ford Mustang, 10.757, 124.02 def. Angelo DiTocco, Pontiac Firebird, 10.384, 127.63.
Super Comp -- Kenneth Moses, Dragster, 8.894, 182.01 def. Kyle Bigley, Dragster, 8.875, 166.64.
Super Gas -- Iggie Boicesco, Chevy Corvette, 9.900, 163.10 def. John MacLean, Corvette, 9.888, 161.85.
Super Street -- Brian Sawyer, Chevy Camaro, 10.902, 141.37 def. Darren Wood, Pontiac Firebird, 10.944, 147.76.
Top Dragster presented by RacingRVs.com -- Kenneth Moses, Dragster, 6.547, 205.47 def. Nick Meloni, Dragster, 6.684, 198.50.
Top Sportsman presented by RacingRVs.com -- Dave Miller, Chevy S-10, 6.937, 189.95 def. Richard Lachapelle, Chevy Beretta, 7.709, 178.24.
Top Fuel Harley -- Tii Tharpe, JTR, 6.393, 214.69 def. Rickey House, Harley, 6.424, 219.61.
Mountain Motor Pro Stock -- John DeFlorian Jr, Chevy Camaro, 6.297, 224.28 def. Johnny Pluchino, Ford Mustang, Foul - Red Light.
Pro Stock Snowmobile -- John Parenteau, Arctic Cat, 8.472, 154.90 def. Tiina Duncanson, Ski-Doo, 8.779, 151.31.