Texas driver Steve Torrence qualifies No. 1
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) Texas driver Steve Torrence was the fastest Top Fuel qualifier Saturday in the NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway.
Torrence, from Kilgore, had a 3.786-second pass at 321.81 mph.
”We’ve got a lot of friends and family here,” Torrence said. ”We’ve got everyone from Capco Contractors out here supporting us. I consider Houston and Dallas to be home races so to do that at a home race, there is nothing better than that. That’s what this is about to me.”
Del Worsham topped the Funny Car field, and Allen Johnson was the fastest in Pro Stock.
Worsham’s Friday run of 4.051 at 314.68 in his Toyota Camry held up Saturday. He has three career wins at the track – two in Funny Car and one in Top Fuel.
Johnson’s Friday pass of 6.555 pass at 211.63 also held up.