NHRA SummitRacing.com Nationals
Vegas jackpot awaiting Lucas
Only 11 markers separate in the POWERade Top Fuel standings and 22-year old dragster driving Morgan Lucas is right in the midst of the battle with 229 points. It's very important to Lucas that his Lucas Oil team performs and keeps him in the thick of things at this weekend's Summitracing.com Nationals on "The Strip" at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
"In 2004 we won the spring race in Vegas with our Alcohol dragster," Lucas said. "After last week's
"Everyone says that once you get your first win, the second one comes a lot easier. As hard as we're working for this first one, it's only a matter of time before we see our fourth win light on race day. In addition, you have to start thinking about points. Any ground you lose now makes it just that much harder to catch up later."
In his opening round win over Tony Schumacher in
"It's a Brad Hadman chassis, an identically matching car to the one we had before," said Lucas. "But no two cars are the same, so we'll have to learn what it wants. We have data from the shake down runs in testing and now we can try to get after it. I
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