Team M/T racers take home five Wally’s at the U.S. Nationals

8 Sep 2017 0 Cammie Wright

Stow, Ohio – Sept. 8, 2017– Team M/T won big at the Big Go last weekend, going home with five Wally’s and three second-place finishes at the Chevrolet Performance NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis.

Known as the biggest drag race in the world, the U.S. Nationals is the most prominent NHRA Drag Racing Series event of the year. Nearly 1,000 drivers faced-off in the 10-race, six-contest playoff for championships in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle on the vast grounds of Lucas Oil Raceway outside Indianapolis.

Team M/T had an impressive weekend with wins in five categories including: Kevin James, Super stock; Kevin Adams, Super Gas; David Barton, Factory Stock Showdown; Jimmy Daniels, Hemi Shootout and Eddie Krawiec, Pro Stock Motorcycle.

Additionally, three Team M/T racers were runners-up in their respective classes: Marion Stephenson, Super Stock; Samantha Coughlin, Super Gas and Wendell Howes, Hemi Shootout.

“Congratulations to Team M/T on a great weekend of racing at the U.S. Nationals,” said Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing for Mickey Thompson. “A win at the Nationals is a true benchmark for great drivers and teams, and much-deserved for these dedicated and talented athletes who continue to impress us every race.”

For more information, and a full list of results from the U.S. Nationals, go to: http://www.nhra.com/schedule/2017/nhra-mello-yello-drag-racing-series/chevrolet-performance-us-nationals