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Pomona II Pre-Race Report

Auto Club NHRA Finals
Event 24 of 24 (Pomona II)
Countdown Event 6 of 6
Auto Club Raceway at Pomona
November 15-17, 2019

Countdown to the Championship standing: 8th

Pomona II Event Highlights: 

  • Three-time event champion
    • Top Fuel (2009, 2010)
    • Pro Stock Motorcycle (1999)
  • Two-time runner-up
    • Top Fuel (2015)
    • Pro Stock Motorcycle (2004)
  • 2015 No. 1 qualifier

2018 Pomona II Recap:
Qualified sixth; Quarterfinal finish (defeated Doug Kalitta in E1; defeated by Brittany Force in E2)

Last Event (Las Vegas II):
Qualified 11th; First round exit (defeated by Terry McMillen in E1)

2019 Season Statistics:
24 round wins; ranked eighth in points

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

Noteworthy:

  • Has been successful in earning victories in both Top Fuel and Pro Stock Motorcycle at the Pomona II event
  • Brown’s Matco Tools Diagnostics livery is helping to promote the launch of the newest member of the Maximus Family, the Maximus Flash+.
    • About Maximus Flash+:
      • Recently reviewed in Tech Shop and PTen Magazine
      • In-shop Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) level flashing and reprogramming
      • Live support from experts to help diagnose and complete a job
      • OEM solutions for various makes and models of vehicles

Quotable:
“We definitely want to end the year on a high note. It’s the NHRA Finals, and you’ve got to bring your A+ game. Our Matco Tools Toyota team has been working hard, and we just want to go out there and showcase the work we’ve put into it. The Countdown wasn’t good to us this year. We came into it third, and we’re looking for a strong finish.”

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