Hagan ends long NHRA drought with victory
Sunday, Apr. 21, 2013
CONCORD Matt Hagan ended a 17-month winless drought by racing to the Funny Car victory Sunday at the Dollar General NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
Hagan powered his Dodge Charger to the final round win over fellow Virginian Blake Alexander, veteran driver Tim Wilkerson, and rookie Chad Head for his sixth career victory.
Hagan covered the distance in 4.071 seconds at 315.34 mph to beat Alexander's Charger in the four-wide final.
Spencer Massey (Top Fuel), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners of the only NHRA event that features competition in four lanes.