C. Pedregon, Vandergriff, Line and Arana Jr. Score Wins at the 2013 Spring Nationals

2013 O'Reilly Auto Parts Spring Nationals Pro Winners
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C. Pedregon, Vandergriff, Line and Arana Jr. Score Wins at the 2013 Spring Nationals

Cruz Pedregon became the first two-time event winner in Funny Car in 2013 by winning Sunday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals presented by Super Start Batteries at Royal Purple Raceway.

Cruz and the Snap-on Tools Toyota Camry defeated Tim Wilkerson in the Funny Car Final using a 4.246, 296.96 pass over Tim’s 6.914 effort. Cruz has now escalated his national event career win total to 32.

Bob Vandergriff Jr. (Top Fuel), Jason Line (Pro Stock), and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event near Houston.

2013 O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Spring Nationals Final Round Results:

Vandergriff Top Fuel Final

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In Top Fuel, Vandergriff earned his third career victory by holding off Shawn Langdon in the final
round.
Top Fuel — Bob Vandergriff, 3.904 seconds, 316.38 mph def. Shawn Langdon, 8.485 seconds, 74.90 mph.

Cruz Pedregon Funny Car Final

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Funny Car — Cruz Pedregon, Toyota Camry, 4.246, 296.96 def. Tim Wilkerson, Ford Mustang, 6.914, 102.08.

Jason Line Pro Stock Final

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In Pro Stock, Line raced his Summit Racing Chevy Camaro to his second win at Royal Purple Raceway and his first of the year with a holeshot victory over Shane Gray.

Pro Stock — Jason Line, Chevy Camaro, 6.589, 211.99 def. Shane Gray, Camaro, 6.589, 211.26.

Arana Jr Pro Stock Motorcycle Final

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Arana Jr. records his third straight win of the year in Pro Stock Motorcycle with a final-round performance of 6.912 at 194.74 on his Lucas Oil Buell to defeat Scotty Pollacheck

Pro Stock Motorcycle — Hector Arana Jr, Buell, 6.912, 194.74 def. Scotty Pollacheck, Buell, 6.985, 188.54.

Top Alcohol Dragster — Randy Meyer, 5.366, 271.90 def. Jim Whiteley, 5.466, 221.27.

Top Alcohol Funny Car — Tony Bartone, Ford Mustang, 5.591, 263.56 def. John Lombardo Jr., Chevy Monte Carlo, 5.629, 261.52.

Pro Modified — Clint Satterfield, Chevy Camaro, 6.015, 246.75 def. Kenny Lang, Chevy Corvette, foul.

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