Torco Racing Fuels NHRA Nationals
Connolly to debut new Skull Gear Cobalt in Virginia
Connolly will be driving a new Todd Bevis-built Cobalt when qualifying begins Friday for the Torco Racing Fuels Nationals in NHRA’s first race at VMP since 2000.
“I think this is going to be a very good race car,” said Connolly. “Todd built the car Tommy Lee is driving now and Tommy qualified higher than we did last week in
Connolly has four wins – the most by any driver in the category – and three runner-up finishes this year despite getting off to a slow start. He was races before Tommy Utt became the crew chief. The success that followed helped fuel Connolly’s rise to third in POWERade Series points with three races to go in 2006.
“I think we’re pretty secure in third place, but we’re going to be trying to pick up momentum going into the winter months,” said Connolly, who has 1270 series points. “We’d like to get another win before the season ends. We have races left at
Connolly, who was a finalist in the April race at
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