NHRA U.S. Nationals: Final finishing order, results, round-by-round, standings

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BROWNSBURG, Indiana — Here’s everything you need to know about what happened during Monday’s final eliminations of the NHRA Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in suburban Indianapolis:

FINAL FINISHING ORDER:

TOP FUEL: 1.  Tony Schumacher; 2.  Steve Torrence; 3.  Doug Kalitta; 4.  J.R. Todd; 5.  Antron Brown; 6. Shawn Langdon; 7.  Brittany Force; 8.  Clay Millican; 9.  Pat Dakin; 10.  Tripp Tatum; 11.  T.J. Zizzo; 12.  Bruce Litton; 13.  Richie Crampton; 14.  Morgan Lucas; 15.  Leah Pritchett; 16.  Terry McMillen.

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

Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals

PRO STOCK: 1.  Chris McGaha; 2.  Allen Johnson; 3.  Shane Gray; 4.  Vincent Nobile; 5.  Greg Anderson; 6. Alex Laughlin; 7.  Jason Line; 8.  Curt Steinbach; 9.  Aaron Strong; 10.  Matt Hartford; 11.  Drew Skillman; 12.  Erica Enders; 13.  Deric Kramer; 14.  Jeg Coughlin; 15.  Kenny Delco; 16.  Bo Butner.

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

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FINAL RESULTS:

TOP FUEL: Tony Schumacher, 3.806 seconds, 317.64 mph  def. Steve Torrence, 3.803 seconds, 325.06 mph.

FUNNY CAR: Matt Hagan, Dodge Charger, 3.964, 327.43  def. Del Worsham, Toyota Camry, 3.958, 324.20.

PRO STOCK: Chris McGaha, Chevy Camaro, 6.688, 207.15  def. Allen Johnson, Dodge Dart, 6.715, 207.08.

PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE: Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.862, 194.63  def. Hector Arana Jr, Buell, Foul – Red Light.

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FINAL ROUND-BY-ROUND RESULTS:

TOP FUEL: ROUND ONE — J.R. Todd, 3.718, 326.56 def. Morgan Lucas, 4.373, 181.64; Tony Schumacher, 3.746, 327.19 def. Tripp Tatum, 3.825, 323.66; Clay Millican, 3.739, 323.66 def. Terry McMillen, Foul – Red Light; Steve Torrence, 3.743, 326.79 def. Bruce Litton, 3.976, 308.50; Brittany Force, 3.758, 323.81 def. Pat Dakin, 3.795, 321.58; Antron Brown, 3.750, 325.30 def. T.J. Zizzo, 3.843, 319.22; Doug Kalitta, 3.745, 327.35 def. Richie Crampton, 4.351, 223.65; Shawn Langdon, 3.737, 330.31 def. Leah Pritchett, 6.130, 97.03; QUARTERFINALS — Schumacher, 3.788, 320.81 def. Brown, 4.000, 275.34; Kalitta, 3.833, 289.26 def. Force, 4.791, 163.43; Todd, 3.773, 326.40 def. Millican, 4.814, 158.46; Torrence, 3.772, 327.74 def. Langdon, 4.127, 265.12; SEMIFINALS — Schumacher, 3.981, 298.87 def. Todd, 4.174, 257.63; Torrence, 3.808, 324.98 def. Kalitta, 3.849, 285.83; FINAL — Schumacher, 3.806, 317.64 def. Torrence, 3.803, 325.06.

FUNNY CAR: ROUND ONE — Dave Richards, Ford Mustang, 4.132, 307.44 def. Jack Beckman, Dodge Charger, 8.238, 80.59; Matt Hagan, Charger, 3.894, 327.59 def. John Bojec, Toyota Solara, 11.329, 73.25; Ron Capps, Charger, 3.927, 321.96 def. Bob Bode, Solara, 4.107, 283.19; Courtney Force, Chevy Camaro, 3.939, 322.27 def. Jim Campbell, Charger, 4.023, 315.93; Tommy Johnson Jr., Charger, 3.944, 317.87 def. John Hale, Charger, 7.385, 86.73; Chad Head, Toyota Camry, 3.953, 285.95 def. John Force, Camaro, 3.983, 316.00; Del Worsham, Camry, 3.897, 325.92 def. Alexis DeJoria, Camry, 9.304, 94.02; Robert Hight, Camaro, 3.931, 326.56 def. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 10.657, 86.91; QUARTERFINALS — Capps, 3.957, 322.19 def. Head, 4.001, 325.77; Hagan, 3.942, 324.59 def. Hight, 4.572, 183.42; Johnson Jr., 3.966, 320.74 def. C. Force, 4.072, 276.41; Worsham, 3.986, 321.19 def. Richards, 5.348, 144.06; SEMIFINALS — Worsham, 3.976, 321.96 def. Capps, 4.059, 308.71; Hagan, 3.945, 323.81 def. Johnson Jr., 3.970, 321.65; FINAL — Hagan, 3.964, 327.43 def. Worsham, 3.958, 324.20.

PRO STOCK: ROUND ONE — Chris McGaha, Chevy Camaro, 6.659, 207.75 def. Matt Hartford, Camaro, 6.664, 206.64; Allen Johnson, Dodge Dart, 6.668, 206.83 def. Drew Skillman, Camaro, 6.666, 208.65; Alex Laughlin, Camaro, 6.647, 208.71 def. Kenny Delco, Camaro, 6.734, 206.35; Jason Line, Camaro, 6.634, 208.26 def. Aaron Strong, Camaro, 6.662, 207.46; Shane Gray, Camaro, 6.644, 208.14 def. Erica Enders, Dart, 6.680, 207.02; Greg Anderson, Camaro, 6.633, 208.62 def. Jeg Coughlin, Dart, 6.696, 206.61; Curt Steinbach, Camaro, 6.827, 204.39 def. Bo Butner, Camaro, Foul – Red Light; Vincent Nobile, Camaro, 6.653, 208.23 def. Deric Kramer, Dart, 6.684, 206.89; QUARTERFINALS — McGaha, 6.695, 206.60 def. Steinbach, 6.753, 203.65; Gray, 6.663, 208.01 def. Laughlin, 6.662, 207.72; Nobile, 6.673, 208.52 def. Line, Foul – Red Light; Johnson, 6.683, 207.21 def. Anderson, 6.655, 207.91; SEMIFINALS — McGaha, 6.705, 206.48 def. Nobile, 6.807, 206.99; Johnson, 6.701, 206.35 def. Gray, 6.673, 208.17; FINAL — McGaha, 6.688, 207.15 def. Johnson, 6.715, 207.08.

PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE: ROUND ONE — Jerry Savoie, Suzuki, 6.859, 195.48 def. Scotty Pollacheck, Buell, 10.400, 74.01; Chip Ellis, Buell, 6.867, 195.93 def. Jim Underdahl, Suzuki, 6.922, 193.16; Hector Arana Jr, Buell, 6.866, 195.56 def. Michael Ray, Buell, 6.910, 194.16; Cory Reed, Buell, 6.931, 194.21 def. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.064, 192.11; Angelle Sampey, Buell, 6.865, 195.76 def. Hector Arana, Buell, 7.044, 194.44; LE Tonglet, Suzuki, 6.847, 197.25 def. Matt Smith, 6.856, 195.00; Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.835, 195.93 def. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 6.892, 194.58; Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.875, 193.13 def. Melissa Surber, Buell, 6.916, 193.49; QUARTERFINALS — Hines, 6.883, 193.49 def. Savoie, 6.897, 195.11; Arana Jr, 6.930, 193.65 def. Ellis, 6.939, 194.30; Reed, 6.883, 193.68 def. Sampey, Foul – Red Light; Tonglet, 6.883, 194.69 def. Krawiec, 6.879, 195.19; SEMIFINALS — Arana Jr, 6.913, 194.44 def. Reed, Foul – Red Light; Hines, 6.918, 192.85 def. Tonglet, 6.925, 194.41; FINAL — Hines, 6.862, 194.63 def. Arana Jr, Foul – Red Light.

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POINT STANDINGS AFTER 18-RACE REGULAR SEASON:

TOP FUEL: 1.  Antron Brown, 1,504; 2.  Doug Kalitta, 1,370; 3.  Steve Torrence, 1,367; 4.  Tony Schumacher, 1,290; 5.  Brittany Force, 1,247; 6.  J.R. Todd, 1,090; 7.  Shawn Langdon, 1,049; 8.  Clay Millican, 908; 9.  Richie Crampton, 889; 10.  Leah Pritchett, 684.

FUNNY CAR: 1.  Ron Capps, 1,532; 2.  Del Worsham, 1,330; 3.  Matt Hagan, 1,295; 4.  Courtney Force, 1,282; 5. Jack Beckman, 1,200; 6.  Robert Hight, 1,118; 7.  Tommy Johnson Jr., 1,112; 8.  John Force, 1,055; 9.  Tim Wilkerson, 964; 10.  Alexis DeJoria, 812.

PRO STOCK: 1.  Jason Line, 1,843; 2.  Greg Anderson, 1,772; 3.  Bo Butner, 1,269; 4.  Allen Johnson, 1,192; 5. Vincent Nobile, 1,121; 6.  Drew Skillman, 1,000; 7.  Chris McGaha, 969; 8.  Shane Gray, 939; 9. Erica Enders, 788; 10.  Jeg Coughlin, 775.

PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE: 1.  Andrew Hines, 1,026; 2.  Eddie Krawiec, 985; 3.  Angelle Sampey, 752; 4.  Jerry Savoie, 743; 5. LE Tonglet, 631; 6.  Chip Ellis, 535; 7.  Hector Arana Jr, 526; 8.  Hector Arana, 505; 9.  Matt Smith, 449; 10.  Cory Reed, 410.

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RESET POINT STANDINGS ENTERING SIX-RACE COUNTDOWN TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP:

TOP FUEL: 1. Antron Brown 2,110; 2. Doug Kalitta 2,080; 3. Steve Torrence 2,070; 4. Tony Schumacher 2,060; 5. Brittany Force 2,050; 6. J.R. Todd 2,040, 7. Shawn Langdon 2,030; 8. Clay Millican 2,020; 9. Richie Crampton 2,010; 10. Leah Pritchett 2,000.

FUNNY CAR: 1. Ron Capps 2,110; 2. Del Worsham 2,080; 3. Matt Hagan 2,070; 4. Courtney Force 2,060; 5. Jack Beckman 2,050; 6. Robert Hight 2,040; 7. Tommy Johnson Jr. 2,030; 8. John Force 2,020; 9. Tim Wilkerson 2,010; 10. Alexis DeJoria 2,000.

PRO STOCK: 1. Jason Line 2,110; 2. Greg Anderson 2,080; 3. Bo Butner 2,070; 4. Allen Johnson 2,060; 5. Vincent Nobile 2,050; 6. Drew Skillman 2,040; 7. Chris McGaha 2,030; 8. Shane Gray 2,020; 9. Erica Enders 2,010; 10. Jeg Coughlin 2,000.

PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE: 1. Andrew Hines 2,110 points; 2. Eddie Krawiec 2,080; 3. Angelle Sampey 2,070; 4. Jerry Savoie 2,060; 5. LE Tonglet 2,050; 6. Chip Ellis 2,040; 7. Hector Arana Jr. 2,030; 8. Hector Arana 2,020; 9. Matt Smith 2,010; Cory Reed 2,000.

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March 29 in Motorsports History: Scott Dixon wins first race after reunification

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Reunited and it felt so good.

That’s what drivers likely thought before the 2008 IndyCar opener at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

For the first time since 1995, major-league open-wheel racing in the United States was under the banner of a sole sanctioning body as Champ Car and the Indy Racing Leauge had reunified just a month prior.

Scott Dixon celebrates after winning the 2008 IndyCar opener at Homestead. Photo: Jim Hines/IndyCar.

The first race after reunification also saw a reversal of fortunes for Scott Dixon, who won the race after losing the 2007 IRL championship in crushing fashion.

In the 2007 season finale at Chicagoland Speedway, Dixon ran out of fuel while leading on the final lap of the race. The race victory – and championship – went to Dixon’s future teammate, Dario Franchitti.

But the tides turned for Dixon nearly seven months later, and the Kiwi was able to win with the help of another driver’s misfortune.

Tony Kanaan was leading with seven laps remaining when E.J. Viso spun and made contact with Kanaan’s car. Kanaan remained on track through the caution period despite suffering obvious damage to his right front suspension.

On the final restart with three laps remaining, Dixon and others cars easily passed Kanaan’s wounded car on the outside. Dixon then maintained his lead through the checkered flag to win at Homestead for the second time in his career.

“I think Marco (Andretti) and T.K. probably had a little bit better cars today, but we came through with the win, and that’s what counts,” Dixon told ESPN after his 12th career victory.

Following his victory at Homestead, Dixon continued to redeem himself through the course of the 2008 season. In May, he won the Indianapolis 500 for the first (and so far only) time. Following Indy, he went on to win four more times in 2008 and won his second series championship.

Also on this date:

1998: Mika Hakkinen won the Grand Prix of Brazil, the first of eight victories in his first championship season.

2010: Will Power won the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, which was held on a Monday morning because of rain postponing the race on Sunday.

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