NHRA Bristol Qualifying Report
NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals
Event 18 of 20
Countdown Event 5 of 7
Oct. 15 – 17, 2021
Driver of the Matco Tools ‘Tools for the Cause’ Toyota Top Fuel Dragster
Provisional Qualifying Position: No. 11
Q1: 7.275 E.T. at 86.08 MPH
Driver of the Sparkling Ice Spiked Top Fuel Dragster
Provisional Qualifying Position: No. 5
Q1: 3.752 E.T. at 321.42 MPH
Driver of the NAPA AUTO PARTS Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat
Provisional Qualifying Position: No. 10
Q1: 5.752 E.T. at 122.36 MPH
Driver of the Johnson’s Horsepowered Garage Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye
Provisional Qualifying Position: N/A
Q1: No Time (NHRA Timing System Issue)
ABOUT DON SCHUMACHER RACING
Established in 1998 as a single-car Top Fuel team, Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) has grown to become the winningest organization in NHRA Drag Racing history, and further cemented its position as one of motorsports’ elite teams when it surpassed the ‘350 wins’ milestone during the 2020 season. DSR owns 18 world championships in three different NHRA categories, and including hall-of-fame team owner Don Schumacher’s five NHRA Funny Car triumphs from the 1970s, DSR has been successful in capturing 366 national event victories overall.
Headquartered in Brownsburg, Indiana, DSR fields four professional teams competing in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series. Three-time world champion Antron Brown, and double-duty driver Leah Pruett headline DSR’s Top Fuel dragster team. DSR’s two Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Cars are driven by 2016 Funny Car world champion Ron Capps, and Matt Hagan, who earned his third NHRA series title in 2020.
DSR also campaigns three entries in the NHRA Constant Aviation Factory Stock Showdown Series. The trio of DSR Dodge Drag Paks is piloted by Pruett, the 2018 series champion, former Pro Stock racer Mark Pawuk, and David Davies who made his FSS debut in 2021.
Photo Credit: Auto Imagery via Don Schumacher Racing, Driver photos: NHRA