Drag Illustrated Issue 177, July / August 2022 | Page 26
NHRA U . S . NATIONALS
event champions are Steve Torrence ( Top Fuel ), Tim Wilkerson ( Funny Car ), Erica Enders ( Pro Stock ), Eddie Krawiec ( Pro Stock Motorcycle ), Jeffrey Barker ( Pro Mod ), Ryan Peery ( Top Fuel Harley ), Jesse Alexandra ( Factory Stock Showdown ), Jackie Fricke ( Top Alcohol Dragster ), Doug Gordon ( Top Alcohol Funny Car ), Jim Greenheck ( Comp Eliminator ), Matt Morris ( Super Stock ), Matt Lisa ( Stock ), Nick Isenhower ( Super Comp ), Edmond Richardson ( Super Gas ), Larry Paden ( Super Street ), Jimmy Lewis ( Top Sportsman ), and Zach Sackman ( Top Dragster ).
After a shortened event schedule for the past two years , the U . S . Nationals will return to its
usual six-day format . Sportsman time trials and qualifying kick off on Wednesday and Thursday . Pros will start qualifying with one session on Friday , with two sessions apiece on Saturday and Sunday for a total of five qualifying sessions . On Labor Day , drivers will race for the most prestigious single-event Wally in NHRA drag racing . DI
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