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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals

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Greg Anderson

Greg Anderson

Greg Anderson
KB Racing, Summit Racing Equipment Chevrolet Camaro

Car No.: PS7

Current points position: 6

Event-Specific Notes:

  • Defending event champion Anderson has five Dallas wins coming into this weekend’s event. There is no other currently competing driver in the category to have claimed more trophies at Texas Motorplex.
  • Anderson holds the Texas Motorplex Pro Stock track records for elapsed time (6.457-second) and speed (214.59 mph), both set in 2015 in the first round of eliminations

Driver Notes:

  • Greg Anderson, born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota, is the driver of the Americana-themed Summit Racing Chevrolet Camaro
    2020 is Anderson’s 22nd season as a Pro Stock driver. He began his career as a crew member and then was crew chief for multi-time champion Warren Johnson before taking the reins of his own Pro Stock car in Columbus in 1998.
  • Las Vegas-based Ken Black brought Anderson on board as a tuner, then a driver for KB Racing. They have been racing together for nearly two decades and have, along with crew chief Rob Downing, built a team that now owns 161 national event wins and eight championships.
  • Anderson’s four NHRA Pro Stock championships came in 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2010
  • He is the most decorated Pro Stock driver on the current tour with 94 national event wins and is the second-most winning driver of all time in the category (W. Johnson has 97)
  • Anderson’s 105 starts from the No. 1 position is third-most of any Pro driver

Anderson at the NHRA FallNationals
5 wins in 6 final rounds
Won 2003 (defeated Jeg Coughlin Jr.)
Won 2005 (defeated Jason Line)
Runner-up 2007 (Dave Connolly)
Won 2009 (defeated Johnny Gray)
Won 2010 (defeated Mike Edwards)
Won 2019 (defeated Coughlin)
No. 1 in 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007
Last year: Qualified No. 10; won the event

Anderson’s career stats through 2020 NHRA Midwest Nationals
(most recent event)
4-time NHRA Pro Stock series champion (2003-05, 2010)
477 Pro Stock races
94 wins
63 runner-up finishes
157 overall final rounds
105 No. 1 qualifier awards
Career round wins: 833
Career best e.t.: 6.457
Career best speed: 215.48

Quote:
“I’m looking forward to getting to Dallas this weekend to defend the title. That was a really special win, a really fun win, and that’s exactly what I need right now – another one just like that. This racetrack has been great for us in the past. We’ll have two opportunities to get a trophy at Texas Motorpolex, and the KB Racing team would like nothing more than to bring both of them back to the shop for team owner Ken Black and Summit Racing. It was disappointing to have to stop the show and leave St. Louis in the middle of eliminations, but that’s in the past. We’ve reset our frame of mind, our Summit Racing Chevys are ready, and we expect great things from this weekend.”

Greg Anderson on social media: 
Facebook: facebook.com/GregAndersonPS/
Instagram: @gregandersonprostock
Twitter: @GregAnderson_PS

Jason Line

Jason Line

Jason Line
KB Racing, Summit Racing Equipment Chevrolet Camaro

Car No.: PS4

Current points position: 1

Event-Specific Notes:

  • Line’s three FallNationals victories are the second-most claimed by a currently competing Pro Stock driver in Dallas. Summit Racing teammate Greg Anderson leads the category with five. Dave Connolly, part of the KB Racing brain-trust alongside crew chief Rob Downing, also has three wins there as a Pro Stock driver.

Driver Notes:

  • Jason Line will retire from driving his Summit Racing Equipment Chevrolet Camaro for Ken Black Racing at the conclusion of the 2020 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season. He will remain an integral part of KB Racing as he continues to produce and finesse high-performance engines in the team’s Mooresville, N.C., race shop, supporting their Pro Stock endeavors as well as their commitment to Sportsman racing.
  • In addition to driving for KB Racing, Line is the dyno operator at KB Racing and is an active part of the tuning team for the cars in the KB Racing stable
  • Line has three NHRA Pro Stock world titles with KB Racing (2006, 2011, 2016), as well as one NHRA Sportsman championship earned in Stock Eliminator behind the wheel of his 1970 Buick Gran Sport (1993)
  • His Pro Stock debut was in 2003 in Columbus

Line at the NHRA FallNationals in Dallas
3 wins in 4 final rounds
Won 2017 (defeated Drew Skillman)
Won 2013 (defeated Shane Gray)
Won 2011 (defeated Kurt Johnson)
Runner-up 2005 (Greg Anderson)
No. 1 in 2011, 2016
Last year: Qualified No. 7; first round

Line’s career stats through 2020 NHRA Midwest Nationals
(most recent event)
3-time NHRA Pro Stock series champion (2006, 2011, 2016)
1993 NHRA Stock Eliminator champion
381 Pro Stock races
51 Pro Stock wins
53 overall wins, including NHRA Sportsman and Professional categories
(2 Stock Eliminator, 51 Pro Stock)
53 runner-up finishes
104 Pro Stock final rounds
106 overall final rounds, including NHRA Sportsman and Professional competition
(2 Stock Eliminator, 104 Pro Stock)
58 Pro Stock No. 1 qualifier awards
Career round wins (Pro Stock): 636
Career best e.t.: 6.455
Career best speed: 215.17

Quote:
“It’s a good feeling anytime you’re leading the points, but the truth is that it isn’t by much, and we’ll have to be better than anyone else if we want to keep that lead. If we do what we’re supposed to do and my Summit Racing Chevrolet cooperates, the points will take care of themselves.”

Jason Line on social media:
Facebook: Facebook.com/jasonlineps
Instagram: @jasonlineprostock
Twitter: @JasonLine_PS

Bo Butner

Bo Butner

Bo Butner
KB Racing, Jim Butner Auto Group Chevrolet Camaro

Car No.: PS3

Current points position: No. 9

Event-Specific Notes:

  • The Floyds Knobs, Indiana, native won his first-ever NHRA national event in Dallas in 1999, when he defeated Jimmy DeFrank in the Super Stock final.
  • Butner will also be competing in Super Street at the event driving a ’69 Chevy Camaro owned by fellow racer Chase Huffman

Driver Notes:

  • 2017 NHRA Pro Stock world champion Bo Butner is the driver of the Strutmasters/JBA (Jim Butner Auto Group) Chevrolet Camaro
    Floyds Knobs, Indiana, native Butner’s Chevy Pro Stocker is powered by KB Racing. He made his Pro Stock debut with KB Racing in Atlanta in 2015 and has claimed all 11 of his wins in the class with championship team owner Ken Black.
  • An accomplished NHRA Sportsman racer, Butner earned the Comp Eliminator championship in 2006 and has four Division 3 season titles
  • Butner has national event wins in six different categories (Pro Stock, Comp, Super Stock, Stock, Super Street, and Super Gas).
  • So far this season, Butner has reached two final rounds: Pro Stock (Phoenix runner-up) and Pro Mod (Indy 3 runner-up)

Butner at the NHRA FallNationals in Dallas
1 win in 1 final round
1999 Won in Super Stock (defeated Jimmy DeFrank)
Last year: Qualified No. 4; second round

Butner’s career stats through 2020 NHRA Midwest Nationals
(most recent event)
2017 NHRA Pro Stock champion
2006 Competition Eliminator champion
114 races
11 Pro Stock wins
14 Pro Stock runner-up finishes
25 overall Pro Stock final rounds
11 Pro Stock No. 1 qualifier awards
27 overall wins, including NHRA Sportsman competition
(11 Pro stock, 6 Comp Eliminator, 3 Super Stock, 5 Stock Eliminator, 1 Super Street, 1 Super Gas)
56 overall final rounds, including NHRA Sportsman and Professional competition
(25 Pro Stock, 13 Comp Eliminator, 6 Super Stock, 7 Stock Eliminator, 1 Super Street, 2 SAM Tech Factory Stock Showdown, 2 Super Gas)
Career round wins (Pro Stock): 164
Career best e.t.: 6.475
Career best speed: 214.28

Bo Butner on social media:
Facebook: facebook.com/bobutnerprostock
Instagram: @turbo_bobo
Twitter: @boknowsracing

Quote:
“Dallas was my very first national event win, in Super Stock in 1999 over my good friend, Jimmy DeFrank. I’m looking forward to this race and then the next, too, because we go to Houston – and that’s where I got my first Pro Stock win. Texas has had a lot of firsts for us, so I look for it to be good again. We only have a few races left, and we sure want another one or two of those Pro Stock trophies. Our Strutmasters.com/Jim Butner Auto Group Chevy Camaro is so good. It’s coming around, and I’m not giving up.”nhra logo2020 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Pro Stock Standings
(after NHRA Midwest Nationals qualifying, eliminations to be completed in Dallas)

1. Jason Line, 553
2. Erica Enders, 550
3. Jeg Coughlin Jr., 517
4. Alex Laughlin, 394
5. Matt Hartford, 363
6. Greg Anderson, 357
7. Chris McGaha, 334
8. Aaron Stanfield, 317
9. Bo Butner, 313
10. Deric Kramer, 312Race Info
35th annual AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals
Texas Motorplex
Ennis, Texas
October 16-18, 2020

NOTE: Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle competition from the Mopar Express Lane NHRA Midwest Nationals will be completed during qualifying at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.Texas MotorplexRun Schedule (all times local)
Friday, October 16
9:30am – Lucas Oil Series Sportsman qualifying begins

Saturday, October 17
8:15am – Lucas Oil Series Sportsman eliminations begin
12:30pm – Camping World Drag Racing Series Pro Stock qualifying 1,
followed by round 2 of St. Louis Pro Stock eliminations
1:30pm – Camping World Drag Racing Series nitro qualifying 1
4:45pm – Camping World Drag Racing Series Pro Stock qualifying 2,
followed by round 3 of St. Louis Pro Stock eliminations
5:45pm – Camping World Drag Racing Series nitro qualifying 2,
followed by St. Louis Pro Stock final round

Sunday, October 18
10am – Camping World Drag Racing Series eliminations begin,
eliminations for all other categories continuefox#NHRAonFOX Schedule (all times ET)
Qualifying / Saturday – 7:30-8:30 PM ET / FS1
Qualifying / Sunday – 1-2 PM ET / FS1
Eliminations / Sunday – 2-5 PM ET / FS1

#FallNats #TeamSummit
**Full results at DragRaceCentral.com**

KB Racing has 161 Pro Stock wins & eight NHRA Pro Stock Championships

KB Racing includes Summit Racing NHRA Pro Stock drivers Jason Line, a three-time world champion; four-time Pro Stock world champ Greg Anderson; and 2017 Pro Stock champion Bo Butner, who leases the engines and car from the team. KB Racing also provides power to Deric Kramer, Matt Hartford, and Kyle Koretsky. All of the KB Racing engines are built in Ken Black’s race shop in Mooresville, N.C.

Photo Credit: Auto Imagery, driver photos: NHRA

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