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2020 Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Presented By Pennzoil
The penultimate event of the abbreviated 2020 NHRA national event season was conducted over the weekend of October 23 – 25 in Baytown, TX. The Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Presented By Pennzoil was greeted with just about every type of weather you could imagine. Friday started warm until heavy rains came down followed by a cool front that provided nearly perfect racing conditions for the remainder of the weekend. Louisiana racers were out in force once again, led by Metairie’s Craig Bourgeois who took home the trophy in Competition Eliminator. Bourgeois’ win also helped him secure the 2020 World Championship in the category, the second of his career. For complete coverage of the race, log onto https://www.nhra.com