Virginia NHRA Nationals
Bernstein sets sights on gaining positions
“Certainly our goal is to win the championship,” said Bernstein, “but the leader has begun to out-distance himself from the field. So these next three races are critical.
“But there’s an interesting scenario building in the top half of the Countdown field.
We sit sixth as we head to
“For the two races leading into this event our Budweiser/Lucas Oil team has received the Full Throttle award for excellence and consistency in qualifying. Tim (Richards, crew chief) had this car on a string. If we can keep this consistency and if I can contribute from the cockpit, then we have a solid shot at making some moves up the point ladder.”
Bernstein finished in the final four in the
“The top ten teams that are in the Countdown to 1 are all first-rate teams capable of winning races. And there are many teams that aren’t in the Countdown that are capable of winning and working as spoilers. Each race and each round is a nail biter. A stumble means a tumble in the point standings, it’s that close.”
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