Fram Autolite NHRA Nationals
Humphreys continues Pro Stock education at Sonoma
One can’t blame him. There wasn’t much sun prior to or during the Schuck’s Nationals that concluded Sunday. By Monday, Humphreys, of
“It’s my first time out here – another new place, another new track,” he said.
Rain showers washed out Friday’s qualifying sessions and only allowed one session on Saturday. Humphreys and the RaceRedi Motorsports Knoll-Gas Energy Pontiac GTO team were able to extend their qualifying streak to four and they hope to keep it going at the FRAM-Autolite Nationals at Infineon Raceway in
That success caused Humphreys to rethink his pre-season goal.
“Our goal this year was to qualify, and now our expectations have been raised,” said. “You win rounds by running good. That’s our next step.”
Humphreys already has been to two semifinal rounds while he adapts to the competitive pressure of racing in one of the sport’s toughest categories. He made the most of his lone qualifying attempt at
While he is new to Pro Stock battles, Humphreys previously raced in the Sport Compact and Nopi series. He is surrounded by veteran crew members, led by crew chief Eric Luzinski.
One drawback of the rain at
It should be different at
“Hopefully we can get more (track) data and make more qualifying runs than we did at
This is the 15th race of the season and ends the grueling string of six races in succession.
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