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Mon, 28 Sep 2020, 19:28 PM

S. Torrence, Capps, Laughlin and M. Smith Pick Up Victories
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At 51st Annual Amalie Motor Oil NNHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway



GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Defending Top Fuel world champion Steve Torrence vaulted into the points lead on Sunday at Gainesville Raceway, powering past his father, Billy, in the final round to win the AMALIE Motor Oil Gatornationals for the first time in his career.

Ron Capps (Funny Car), Alex Laughlin (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also won in their respective categories at the seventh race of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.

Steve Torrence, 3.809 seconds, 322.11 mph defeated Billy Torrence, 3.810 seconds, 320.74 mph.

Reigning back-to-back champ Steve Torrence scooped up the win at the historic Gainesville Raceway in his Top Fuel dragster.

Ron Capps, Dodge Charger, 3.937 seconds, 323.12 mph defeated Tim Wilkerson, Ford Mustang, 3.945 seconds, 325.92 mph.

Funny Car star Ron Capps picked up his second win this year at the famed AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.

Alex Laughlin, Chevy Camaro, 7.068 seconds, 204.76 mph defeated Aaron Stanfield, Camaro, 14.002 seconds, 60.60 mph.

Pro Stock's Alex Laughlin earned his first win this season and fourth in his career at the AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.

Matt Smith, EBR, 6.843 seconds, 196.99 mph defeated Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.927 seconds, 194.63 mph.

Pro Stock Motorcycle No. 1 qualifier Matt Smith rode his EBR to his first victory in 2020 and 25th overall by going 6.843 seconds at 196.99 mph in the finals at Gainesville Raceway.





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