Top Alcohol’s Megan Meyer Post Runner-Up Finish at U.S. Nationals
Known as the World’s Biggest Drag Race, the NHRA Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals held at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis saw 22 Top Alcohol Dragsters compete for the 16-car field. Amongst the best were Megan Meyer and rookie Justin Ashley driving for the Randy Meyer Racing Team.
Technician.Academy, an automotive training company based out of Evansville, Indiana, partnered with Megan and the team for the U.S. Nationals. Technician.Academy focuses on continuing education for technicians with in-class, online, and in-the-bay hands-on training. It’s category-specific education that is manufacturer-supported to benefit the technicians of today and tomorrow. The “Respect is Learned, In The Pits” contest winner, Kyle Clapp, joined the Randy Meyer Racing Team for the weekend as a crew member on Megan’s A/Fuel Dragster.
Megan posted 5.23, 5.25, 5.19, and 5.26 elapsed times in qualifying and was positioned in the fourth spot, while Justin ran a 5.16 E.T. at 277 mph in the second session to claim the top spot. Megan took down Robin Samsel and Chris Demke in the first and second round, running low of the meet with a 5.19 E.T. at 277 mph. Justin defeated Jackie Fricke in first round followed by Marty Thacker in the second round.
About Randy Meyer Racing
A highly respected member of the NHRA Drag Racing family, Randy Meyer has had a successful career spanning over 35 years of drag racing as driver, team owner, and crew chief from AHRA Pro-Comp to IHRA Top Fuel and NHRA Top Alcohol Dragster. Randy Meyer is a multiple World Champion in the sport of drag racing. Together the team has won over 40 races and holds 9 Championships.
The Randy Meyer Racing Team is proudly supported by: Meyer Truck Center, Weld Wheels, Technician.Academy, Lucas Oil, NGK Spark Plugs, Gunk Cleaners, Mahle-Clevite Rings and Bearings, Burnyzz Speed Shop, Epic Motorsports Marketing, Realty Warehouse, Racepak Data, ARP Bolts and Studs, Pitsco Education, Aeroquip, ProThings Apparel, Quik-Latch, Boninfante, Taylor Cable, QSI Buildings, and Up In Smoke BBQ Sauce.