NHRA: Final results, updated standings after U.S. Nationals

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BROWNSBURG, Indiana — As the sun sets on the biggest drag race of 2015, the 61st annual NHRA Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway, one season comes to an end and another begins.

The six-race NHRA Countdown to the Championship playoff begins in two weeks in Concord, North Carolina at zMAX Dragway. The top-10 drivers in the points in each of the four pro classes — Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle — will now begin their quest to finish the season as champion in their respective category.

But before the playoffs begin, let’s take a look back at how the U.S. Nationals played out and the updated standings for each class:

FINAL FINISHING ORDER:

TOP FUEL: 1. Morgan Lucas; 2.  Dave Connolly; 3.  Shawn Langdon; 4.  Brittany Force; 5.  Antron Brown; 6.  Richie Crampton; 7.  Doug Kalitta; 8.  Billy Torrence; 9.  Khalid alBalooshi; 10.  Leah Pritchett; 11.  Larry Dixon; 12.  Pat Dakin; 13.  J.R. Todd; 14.  T.J. Zizzo; 15.  Tony Schumacher; 16.  Steve Torrence.

FUNNY CAR: 1. Jack Beckman; 2.  Robert Hight; 3.  Del Worsham; 4.  Tommy Johnson Jr.; 5.  John Force; 6.  Courtney Force; 7.  Tim Wilkerson; 8.  Ron Capps; 9.  Alexis DeJoria; 10.  Cruz Pedregon; 11.  John Bojec; 12.  Tony Pedregon; 13.  Matt Hagan; 14.  John Hale; 15.  Bob Bode; 16.  Chad Head.

PRO STOCK: 1. Erica Enders; 2.  Drew Skillman; 3.  Greg Anderson; 4.  Vincent Nobile; 5.  Larry Morgan; 6.  Shane Gray; 7.  Bo Butner; 8.  Jason Line; 9.  Allen Johnson; 10.  Jeg Coughlin; 11.  Alex Laughlin; 12.  V. Gaines; 13.  Chris McGaha; 14.  Deric Kramer; 15.  Jonathan Gray; 16.  Aaron Stanfield.

PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE: 1. Jerry Savoie; 2.  Chip Ellis; 3.  Hector Arana Jr; 4.  Angelle Sampey; 5.  Eddie Krawiec; 6.  Steve Johnson; 7.  Andrew Hines; 8.  Matt Smith; 9.  Karen Stoffer; 10.  LE Tonglet; 11.  Jim Underdahl; 12.  Shawn Gann; 13.  Hector Arana; 14.  Scotty Pollacheck; 15.  Angie Smith; 16.  Chaz Kennedy.

FINAL ROUND RESULTS:

Top Fuel — Morgan Lucas, 3.864 seconds, 319.90 mph  def. Dave Connolly, 6.235 seconds, 83.47 mph.

Funny Car — Jack Beckman, Dodge Charger, 4.058, 310.77  def. Robert Hight, Chey Camaro, 4.045, 309.77.

Pro Stock — Erica Enders, Chevy Camaro, 6.611, 209.75  def. Drew Skillman, Camaro, 6.606, 209.98.

Pro Stock Motorcycle — Jerry Savoie, Suzuki, 7.011, 193.02  def. Chip Ellis, Buell, foul.

FINAL ROUND-BY-ROUND RESULTS:

TOP FUEL: ROUND ONE — Morgan Lucas, 3.787, 323.89 def. Leah Pritchett, 3.816, 320.05; Dave Connolly, 3.820, 324.59 def. Khalid alBalooshi, 3.809, 326.08; Doug Kalitta, 3.808, 317.42 def. Larry Dixon, 3.819, 326.16; Billy Torrence, 3.804, 326.16 def. T.J. Zizzo, 4.001, 255.29; Antron Brown, 3.796, 318.17 def. J.R. Todd, 3.905, 311.34; Richie Crampton, 4.159, 205.51 def. Steve Torrence, 4.666, 201.79; Brittany Force, 3.853, 318.99 def. Pat Dakin, 3.901, 314.17; Shawn Langdon, 3.841, 313.44 def. Tony Schumacher, 4.264, 212.83;

QUARTERFINALS — Langdon, 3.913, 292.33 def. Kalitta, 5.125, 146.24; Force, 4.058, 264.29 def. B. Torrence, 7.422, 58.71; Connolly, 3.828, 323.74 def. Brown, 3.825, 317.72; Lucas, 3.902, 297.42 def. Crampton, 3.899, 302.62;

SEMIFINALS — Lucas, 6.181, 169.08 def. Force, DQ; Connolly, 4.149, 231.36 def. Langdon, 7.063, 95.67;

FINAL — Lucas, 3.864, 319.90 def. Connolly, 6.235, 83.47.

FUNNY CAR: ROUND ONE — Jack Beckman, Dodge Charger, 4.047, 302.55 def. Bob Bode, Toyota Solara, 5.022, 157.65; Robert Hight, Chey Camaro, 4.078, 315.78 def. John Bojec, Solara, 4.384, 285.41; Tommy Johnson Jr., Charger, 4.054, 312.42 def. John Hale, Charger, 4.777, 177.32; Del Worsham, Toyota Camry, 4.345, 237.46 def. Chad Head, Camry, 6.626, 83.41; Tim Wilkerson, Ford Mustang, 4.270, 259.91 def. Tony Pedregon, Camry, 4.511, 198.88; Courtney Force, Chevy Camaro, 4.064, 316.67 def. Alexis DeJoria, Camry, 4.085, 307.02; John Force, Camaro, 4.079, 316.15 def. Cruz Pedregon, Camry, 4.088, 307.72; Ron Capps, Charger, 4.490, 211.63 def. Matt Hagan, Charger, 4.528, 237.34;

QUARTERFINALS — Johnson Jr., 4.093, 309.13 def. C. Force, 4.117, 312.93; Beckman, 4.057, 311.41 def. Capps, 4.516, 219.54; Hight, 4.064, 312.57 def. J. Force, 4.085, 316.52; Worsham, 4.130, 309.56 def. Wilkerson, 4.132, 306.33;

SEMIFINALS — Hight, 4.047, 313.58 def. Johnson Jr., 8.885, 81.08; Beckman, 4.058, 307.72 def. Worsham, 4.189, 299.20;

FINAL — Beckman, 4.058, 310.77 def. Hight, 4.045, 309.77.

PRO STOCK: ROUND ONE — Bo Butner, Chevy Camaro, 6.650, 209.10 def. Jeg Coughlin, Camaro, 6.626, 208.84; Jason Line, Camaro, 6.626, 208.59 def. Deric Kramer, Dodge Dart, 6.665, 208.42; Shane Gray, Camaro, 6.624, 209.69 def. Chris McGaha, Camaro, 6.641, 209.17; Larry Morgan, Camaro, 6.603, 209.85 def. Allen Johnson, Dart, 6.621, 209.17; Erica Enders, Camaro, 6.604, 209.49 def. V. Gaines, Dart, 6.637, 209.10; Greg Anderson, Camaro, 6.602, 209.85 def. Aaron Stanfield, Dart, DQ; Vincent Nobile, Camaro, 6.630, 209.59 def. Jonathan Gray, Camaro, foul; Drew Skillman, Camaro, 6.605, 209.59 def. Alex Laughlin, Camaro, 6.632, 209.33;

QUARTERFINALS — Nobile, 6.621, 209.30 def. Line, foul; Skillman, 6.619, 209.30 def. S. Gray, 6.614, 209.85; Enders, 6.617, 209.01 def. Morgan, 6.613, 209.52; Anderson, 6.605, 209.39 def. Butner, 6.633, 209.04;

SEMIFINALS — Skillman, 6.619, 209.88 def. Nobile, 6.655, 209.75; Enders, 6.618, 209.39 def. Anderson, 6.591, 210.41;

FINAL — Enders, 6.611, 209.75 def. Skillman, 6.606, 209.98.

PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE: ROUND ONE — Chip Ellis, Buell, 6.880, 195.59 def. Angie Smith, foul; Jerry Savoie, Suzuki, 6.877, 194.46 def. Chaz Kennedy, Buell, broke; Hector Arana Jr, Buell, 6.904, 195.36 def. Jim Underdahl, Suzuki, foul; Angelle Sampey, Buell, 6.910, 192.99 def. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 6.911, 194.69; Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.916, 193.82 def. Scotty Pollacheck, Buell, 7.171, 188.33; Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 6.946, 193.38 def. Hector Arana, Buell, 6.977, 194.83; Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.873, 193.96 def. LE Tonglet, Suzuki, 6.919, 195.56; Matt Smith, 6.915, 192.85 def. Shawn Gann, Buell, foul;

QUARTERFINALS — Sampey, 7.000, 190.46 def. M. Smith, 6.960, 190.03; Savoie, 6.896, 194.30 def. Johnson, 6.945, 192.30; Arana Jr, 6.953, 194.07 def. Hines, 6.952, 192.93; Ellis, 6.900, 195.05 def. Krawiec, 6.923, 194.13;

SEMIFINALS — Ellis, 6.877, 196.47 def. Sampey, 7.130, 176.53; Savoie, 6.878, 194.77 def. Arana Jr, 6.963, 195.48;

FINAL — Savoie, 7.011, 193.02 def. Ellis, foul.

UPDATED POINT STANDINGS (Top 10 qualify for Countdown to the Championship playoff):

Top Fuel: 1. Tony Schumacher, 1,398; 2.  Antron Brown, 1,375; 3.  Richie Crampton, 1,172; 4.  Larry Dixon, 1,142; 5.  Brittany Force, 1,051; 6.  Shawn Langdon, 1,045; 7.  Doug Kalitta, 1,032; 8.  J.R. Todd, 978; 9.  Steve Torrence, 931; 10.  Dave Connolly, 894.

Funny Car: 1. Jack Beckman, 1,458; 2.  Matt Hagan, 1,280; 3.  Tommy Johnson Jr., 1,271; 4.  Del Worsham, 1,149; 5.  John Force, 1,143; 6.  Ron Capps, 1,102; 7.  Robert Hight, 1,069; 8.  Tim Wilkerson, 1,022; 9.  Cruz Pedregon, 908; 10.  Alexis DeJoria, 905.

Pro Stock: 1. Erica Enders, 1,563; 2.  Greg Anderson, 1,499; 3.  Chris McGaha, 1,304; 4.  Jason Line, 1,275; 5.  Allen Johnson, 1,060; 6.  Larry Morgan, 1,035; 7.  Shane Gray, 999; 8.  Drew Skillman, 957; 9.  Vincent Nobile, 927; 10.  Jonathan Gray, 909.

Pro Stock Motorcycle: 1. Eddie Krawiec, 901; 2.  Hector Arana Jr, 766; 3.  Andrew Hines, 734; 4.  Jerry Savoie, 663; 5.  Karen Stoffer, 569; 6.  Matt Smith, 544; 7.  Jim Underdahl, 540; 8.  Chip Ellis, 510; 9.  Hector Arana, 497; 10.  Scotty Pollacheck, 454.

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Peacock to stream all Supercross and Motocross races in 2023, plus inaugural SuperMotocross Championship

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NBC Sports and Feld Motor Sports announced that Peacock and the NBC family of networks will stream all 31 races of the combined Monster Energy Supercross, Lucas Oil Pro Motocross and the newly created SuperMotocross World Championship beginning January 7, 2023 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California and ending October 14 in the place where Supercross was born: the Los Angeles Coliseum.

The combined series will create a 10-month calendar of events, making it one of the longest professional sports’ seasons in the United States.

The agreement is for multiple years. The season finale will air live on Peacock and the USA Network.

Peacock will present live coverage of all races, qualifying and heats across both series. The 31 total races will mark a record for the combined number of Supercross and Pro Motocross events that NBC Sports will present in a single season.

NBC, USA Network and CNBC will provide coverage of all races, including the SuperMotocross World Championship Playoffs and Final, through 2023 and beyond. For more information about the Peacock streaming service, click here.

“With our wide array of live and original motorsports offerings, Peacock is a natural home for Supercross and Pro Motocross races,” said Rick Cordella, Chief Commercial Officer, Peacock. “We’re looking forward to providing fans with an easily-accessible destination to find every race all season long, including the exciting finish with the newly formed SuperMotocross World Championship.”

MORE: A conversation about media rights created the new SuperMotocross World Championship Series

The NBC family of networks has been home to Supercross for the past several seasons and this is a continuation of that relationship. The media rights for both series expired at the end of 2022, which allowed Supercross and Motocross to combine their efforts.

In fact, it was that conversation that led to the formation of the SuperMotocross World Championship (SMX).

The SMX series will begin on September 9, 2023 after the conclusion of the Pro Motocross season. Points will accumulate from both series to seed the SMX championship, which creates a record number of unified races.

“The SuperMotocross World Championship adds a new dimension to the annual Supercross and Pro Motocross seasons that will result in crowning the ultimate World Champion,” said Stephen C. Yaros, SVP Global Media and Supercross for Feld Motor Sports. “We are thrilled to be extending our relationship with NBC Sports so our fans can watch all the racing action streaming live on Peacock and the option to also watch select rounds on NBC, USA Network and CNBC.”

Complete 2023 coverage schedules for Supercross, Pro Motocross and the SuperMotocross World Championship on Peacock, NBC, USA Network and CNBC will be announced in the near future.