By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
ENGLISHTOWN, NJ — Rickie Smith, who returned this weekend after an absence, has won the NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park. The multiple-time champion defeated Troy Coughlin in the final round.
Smith went 5.884 at 247.83 mph in the Pro Mod final round. Coughlin, who was last year’s NHRA Summernationals winner, went 5.882 at 255.29 mph.
Prior to this race, Smith was 8-7 against Coughlin. Each had a win against each other in the final round.
Smith had the startling line advantage despite a pre-stage staging dual. He got the hole shot win over Coughlin.
Smith won by 0.0137 mph, or approx. 5 feet. This is Smith’s first Wally of the season — but only his second race this season.
He has 11 career Wally’s.
Any Corrections?. You can contact Anthony at email@example.com.
Any Corrections?. You can contact Anthony Caruso III, Publisher at firstname.lastname@example.org.
©2007-2018 The Capital Sports Report. Please honor copyright! Piracy hurts writers, devalues their works, and puts you and your employer at risk of lawsuits. All original materials contained on this website are protected by the United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcasted without the prior written permission.