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Tuesday, August 20, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Hoffman Claims Big Bud

By Compiled From Wire Services

Al Hofmann earned the largest single-day purse in NHRA history, winning $100,000 in the Big Bud Shootout special event for Funny Cars during the U.S. Nationals at Indianapolis Raceway Park.

Hofmann beat Cruz Pedregon with a quarter-mile run of 5.139 seconds at 299.50 mph in a Pontiac Firebird. Pedregon finished in 5.301 at 289.11 in a Firebird.

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