Hartford wins first Pro Stock Camping World sponsored Wally

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Pro Stock driver Matt Hartford won the 2020 AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals on Sunday at the Texas Motorplex in Ennis, Texas. He defeated Greg Anderson in the final round.

The Scottsdale, Arizona native went 6.625 at 206.39 mph to claim the Wally. Anderson went 6.588 at 207.94 mph in the losing effort.

Total Seal Pro Stock driver Matt Hartford racing on Sunday at the 2020 AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals
Matt Hartford racing on Sunday at the 2020 AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals (Photo by the NHRA)

“The final was big because I’m now at three wins, but really the semifinal run was what set it apart for us,” Hartford said. “Erica is just so dominant on the tree and I just decided I was going to take my time, take a couple deep breaths and not be in a hurry. There was a lot on the line and to come back in the final round and win, it’s incredible to have another Wally. To hold the first ever Camping World Wally in Pro Stock, that never gets forgotten. For me, it’s just incredible. It wasn’t an easy road [on Sunday], but we’ve had a good car all year long. To have the fans out here supporting us, it was great.”

Before this final round, Anderson held a 12-2 advantage over Hartford in previous events. However, in the final rounds, before Sunday’s at the Texas Motorplex, each driver had a win over the other in a final round.

Hartford had a lead off of the starting line with a 0.018 reaction time. Anderson was trailing with a 0.066.

The Arizona native got a holeshot win, as he won by 0.0119 seconds. He won by approx. 4 feet.

This was Hartford’s first win of the 2020 season. It was the NHRA’s first Camping World Wallys that were issued following a multi-year agreement with Marcus Lemonis’ company.

Hartford now has three career Wallys.

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