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Phoenix Pre-Race Report

Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Arizona Nationals
Event 2 of 24 (Phoenix)
Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park
Chandler, Arizona
February 22-24, 2019

Phoenix Event Highlights: 

  • Three-time event winner (2009, 2012, 2014)
  • 2011 runner-up
  • Ran career-best E.T. at 2017 event (3.667 seconds)

2018 Phoenix Recap:
Qualified eighth; Quarterfinal finish (defeated Mike Salinas in E1; defeated by Greg Carillo in E2)

Last Event (Pomona I):
Qualified third; First round exit (defeated by Leah Pritchett in E1)

2019 Season Statistics:
Ranked eighth in points

Career Statistics:
407 races; 66 wins (16 Pro Stock Motorcycle); 49 No. 1 qualifiers (11 PSM)

Noteworthy:

  • The Matco Tools team will debut their 2019 livery at the NHRA Arizona Nationals, a paint scheme that pays tribute to the brand’s 40th anniversary

Quotable:
“We know what the Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park track is about, how tricky it is. It definitely showed us some areas in our car (during pre-season testing) that we worked on, and improved upon, so we’re looking forward to going back there. I feel good that we can go out there and qualify in the top three.”

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