Beckman gets 2nd Funny Car win of the season

August 18, 2008 by  
Filed under NHRA

MOHNTON, Pa. – In a final round that matched teacher against student, Funny Car driver Jack Beckman raced to his second win of the season on Sunday at the Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals.
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Beckman drove his Dodge Charger R/T to a 4.183-second run at 291.57 mph past Frank Hawley for his first win at Maple Grove. Hawley, who owns a drag racing school, employs Beckman as a drag racing instructor...

Read the full article and race recap in the Everett Herald

The win also keeps Beckman securely in the top ten in points and a position in the Countdown to One championship.