Leah Pruitt gets to final round for Dodge//SRT Direct Connection

Carrying the racing hopes of four brands with her, Leah Pruett returned to the NHRA nationals in Brainerd, Minnesota, reaching the final round in a Tony Stewart Racing Dodge//SRT Direct Connection Top Fuel dragster. In her 200th NHRA Top Fuel start, she defeated two Top Fuel world champions and the current points leader, but was nipped from a win by former world champion Antron Brown, who tripped the lights 0.042 seconds faster.

Leah Pruett

Matt Hagan, four-time 2023 Funny Car winner, had a first round loss and now sits second in points.

The next event is the 68th Dodge Power Brokers NHRA US Nationals on September 1-4.

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