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Top Fuel Star Antron Brown Ready to Throw Down at NHRA New England Nationals

NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Returns to Epping, Pro Mod Makes Debut at NHRA New England Nationals

EPPING, NH – May 29, 2024 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Antron Brown has done a little bit of everything during the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season, winning the Pep Boys Top Fuel All-Star Callout, a Mission #2Fast2Tasty Challenge event and, in Chicago, his first event race win of the year.

It’s a diverse array of success this year for Brown and he’ll look to keep rolling at this weekend’s 11th annual NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway, where the three-time Top Fuel world champ looks for his second straight victory this season.

His triumph in Chicago gave the veteran his 75th career victory, a tremendous milestone for Brown and his team. The group performed well in warm conditions in his 11,000-horsepower Matco Tools Toyota dragster and with ideal conditions expected for Epping this weekend, Brown and his team are prepared to throw down against a talented and full Top Fuel field at the historic track.

“That’s always been a great track for us,” Brown said. “We’ve got to go out with the same gameplan we had in Chicago. I like where we’re at with this team. We’ve got a lot of data and know what to do and what not to do. We know where we need to be and we’ve got a lot of momentum coming off our victory. I like our chances, but you’ve got to qualify well. We’ll look at doing well there, take it one round at a time and see what we can do.”

A year ago, Justin Ashley (Top Fuel) and Bob Tasca III (Funny Car) won the New England Nationals, though the race finished in Bristol the following week due to weather. This year’s race will be broadcast on FS1, including eliminations at 1 and 7 p.m. ET on Sunday, and also includes the return of Pro Stock to the event. It is the seventh of 20 races during the 2024 season and Brown continues to make strong progress.

Brown’s Chicago win bumped him to fifth in points in the loaded category and the victory also means he’ll take part in the Mission #2Fast2Tasty Challenge on Saturday with Steve Torrence, Shawn Langdon and Dan Mercier. That presents a chance for a double-up victory in Epping, which is what Brown is after. On Sunday, he’ll also have to get past reigning world champ Doug Kalitta, Top Fuel rookie and racing legend Tony Stewart, Clay Millican, Tony Schumacher and Ashley, the defending event winner and current points leader.

Brown continues to be impressed with how his team has performed all year, and the one-time Epping winner (2016) remains…

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