Del Worsham and the Alan Johnson Al-Anabi Racing Funny Car have been a consistent qualifier most of the season. Through the first eight races, Worsham’s average qualifying position is 6.13. Throw out qualifying No. 16 in
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Topeka, Kan.-Del Worsham won the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway on May 17; it was his second win in as many races. He defeated Jeff Arend, Cruz Pedregon, Tim Wilkerson, and Tony Pedregon on his way to victory. It was his second victory of the season and the second for the Alan Johnson Al-Anabi Racing Funny Car team. Worsham is currently second in the NHRA Full Throttle Funny Car points standings; he trails first-place Ron Capps by 57 points.
The Alan Johnson Al-Anabi Racing Funny Car has been a consistent qualifier most of the season. Through the first eight races, Worsham’s average qualifying position is 6.13. Throw out qualifying No. 16 in
Worsham has advanced to at least the semifinals in four of the season’s eight races, including three of the last five. He has also won eight consecutive rounds of eliminations.
Last year at Heartland Park Topeka, Worsham did not qualify for eliminations. Worsham has never won at
“It’s just unreal the way this team has come together in the last three races; we’ve won two in a row, but the turnaround really started at Atlanta,” said Worsham. “The last round of qualifying got us into the race, and then we lost in the first round as the No. 16 qualifier. Those were two pretty strong runs that showed us we were headed in the right direction.
“Our two wins were pretty different. At
“After winning eight straight rounds, we tested for two days right after