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Crunch time for Stevens Jr. commences this weekend
Stevens has the final spot in the NHRA Countdown to the Championship playoff system, with a mere two point cushion on the ninth-place Warren Johnson, a six-time Pro Stock champ. Only 15 points separate Stevens from the seventh-place Larry Morgan, making every round of racing pressure-packed.
“We’ve got that spot, but we are barely holding on to it. It’s not a guarantee yet,” said Stevens of his current position. “If I could have gone some more rounds on Sunday in
Stevens can take heart in his team’s recent success in qualifying and his round win over Erica Enders at
“We’ve got a great handle on the car, as far as making horsepower and Mark [Ingersoll, crew chief for Stevens and teammate Johnson] setting the car up good. We’re making good runs in qualifying,” observed Stevens. “To go out there first round and get that .006 light against Erica felt really good. I’m just going to go out there and have fun and drive the car, and that’s usually when you do your best.
“I’ve done good at
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