ACDelco Las Vegas NHRA Nationals
Bernstein name in lights on the Las Vegas Strip
On the competition side at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway their Budweiser/Lucas Oil team made a strong qualifying effort but was unable to make the gain in point standings they had hoped for.
In the opening round of eliminations, Bernstein defeated David Baca, 4.549/323.97, to 4.585/320.66.
“We were concentrating on doing the best job we could,” said Bernstein. “We were excited to get by first round.”
In the second round of race day action, Bernstein suffered a hole shot loss to Rod Fuller, 4.564/326.79 to Fuller’s winning 4.579/327.03.
Bernstein is third in POWERade point standings, 100 points out of the lead.
In Saturday’s Budweiser Shootout, Bernstein faced rival Doug Kalitta in the first round. Both drivers lost traction, but Kalitta was able to recover first and crossed the finish line with a 5.669/317.42.
In addition to a weekend of racing,
“We treasure all the honors that have been bestowed upon us through the years,” said Kenny, “but we never thought we’d see our name in lights on The Strip in
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