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A BUSY WILK RACES UNFAZED BY PRESSURE, ODDITIES IN WINNING CHARLOTTE FUNNY CAR TITLE

Maybe the reason Tim Wilkerson doesn’t seem fazed by the pressure lurking all around him is the veteran Funny Car driver keeps himself too busy to take notice.

Wilkerson, the Illinois-based driver, has longtime held the dual roles of crew chief and driver. Sunday at zMax Dragway, Wilkerson took his hectic pace right to the winner’s circle at the DeWalt Tools NHRA Carolina Nationals.

KID CHAOS SCORES THE FIRST TROPHY FOR THE FAMILY IN CHARLOTTE

The emotion of the moment got the best of the kid.

When Kyle Koretsky exited his Lucas Oil-sponsored Camaro after successfully beating his team leader and horsepower supplier Greg Anderson to win the DeWalt NHRA Carolina Nationals, he went through his list of sponsors and concluded the top-end interview by holding up his trophy and saying, "This one's for my Dad."

SAMPEY WINS NO. 44 ON A DAY FILLED WITH EMOTION

​It was as if she was a reluctant winner.

But that's how iconic Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Angelle Sampey came across as she opened the press conference in the zMax Dragway media center following her 44th career victory at the DeWalt Tools NHRA Carolina Nationals.

WILKERSON, HART, KORETSKY AND SAMPEY EARN WINS AT DEWALT NHRA CAROLINA NATIONALS

PSM RIDER CORY REED CRASHES IN CHARLOTTE; TRANSPORTED TO HOSPITAL

 

During the second round of Pro Stock Motorcycle eliminations at the DeWalt NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Charlotte, Cory Reed’s motorcycle crossed the center line past the finish line and he was thrown from his motorcycle.

POINT STANDINGS FOLLOWING 2021 NHRA CAROLINA NATIONALS

Point standings (top 10) following the 13th annual DeWalt NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMax Dragway, the 15th of 20 events in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series -

 

ROUND BY ROUND RESULTS FROM 2021 NHRA CAROLINA NATIONALS

Final round-by-round results from the 13th annual DeWalt NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMax Dragway, the 15th of 20 events in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series:

 

 

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B. FORCE, J. FORCE, STANFIELD AND JOHNSON EARN NO. 1 QUALIFIERS AT NHRA CAROLINA NATIONALS

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