NHRA Mile-High Nationals
Event 11 of 22
Bandimere Speedway
Morrison, Colo.
July 15-17, 2022

Denver Event Highlights:

  • Three-time event champion (2009, 2012, 2017)
  • Five-time runner-up:
    • Top Fuel (2008, 2016)
    • Pro Stock Motorcycle (1999, 2001, 2005)
  • Three-time No. 1 qualifier:
    • Top Fuel (2009, 2010)
    • Pro Stock Motorcycle (2001)

2021 Denver Recap:
Qualified ninth; First round exit (defeated by Greg Carillo in E1)

Last Event (Norwalk):
Qualified 11th; First round exit (defeated by Doug Kalitta in E1)

Career Statistics:
471 races; 68 wins (16 Pro Stock Motorcycle); 49 No. 1 qualifiers (11 PSM)

Noteworthy:

  • As event No. 11, Denver marks the final race of the first half of the 22-race season
  • The Mile-High Nationals also serves as the kick-off to the three-race Western Swing
    • Brown is an 11-time winner on the Swing, with three Denver triumphs, four wins in Sonoma, and four in Seattle
  • Brown will be looking to ‘sweep the Swing’ for the second time in his career
    • No other Camping World Series driver has been successful in winning all three Western Swing events since Brown accomplished the challenging feat in 2009
    • Brown is one of only seven Camping World Series drivers to have swept the Swing

Quotable:
“Bandimere Speedway is always a challenging track for everyone, but we’re looking forward to rising to that challenge. I’ve won there a few times, and that’s always been a great event for our Matco Tools team. We have a very strong Matco presence there, and I’m looking forward to getting back on ‘the mountain’ and conquering the rock. It’s hard to conquer the rock, but we’ve done it before. We’re going in with our heads down and ready to give it our all. We want to start our Western Swing off on the right foot. We were very fortunate in 2009 to be able to ‘sweep the Swing.’ We’ve got two nighttime qualifying sessions on Friday and Saturday, and the fans always show out, so we like to show out on the race track for them.”

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