JUSTIN ASHLEY TAKES TOYOTA TO TOP FUEL VICTORY IN ARIZONA
Final Round Appearances for Three Toyotas
CHANDLER, Ariz. (March 26, 2023) – The Top Fuel final at Wildhorse Pass Motorsports Park consisted of two Toyota teammates making an appearance – Shawn Langdon for Team Kalitta and Justin Ashley for Davis Motorsports. Ashley edged out Langdon by only three one-hundredths of a second at the line to claim his first win of the 2023 season.
The GR Supra of Ron Capps represented for Toyota in the final for Funny Cars on Sunday afternoon, but had to settle for a runner-up result to race-winner Robert Hight.
Toyota Post-Race Recap
NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series
Wildhorse Pass Motorsports Park
Race 2 of 21
TOYOTA TOP FUEL FINISHING POSITIONS
|Justin Ashley||Phillips Connect Toyota Top Fuel Dragster||Winner||W. 3.741 vs. 4.879 (Schumacher)W. 3.743 vs. 3.750 (Salinas)W. 3.740 vs. 3.743 (Torrence)W. 3.705 vs. 3.732 (Langdon)|
|Shawn Langdon||DHL Toyota Top Fuel Dragster||Finals||W. 3.716 vs. 3.702 (Brown)W. 4.007 vs. 6.511 (Kalitta)W. 3.719 vs. 3.761 (Pruett)L. 3.732 vs. 3.705 (Ashley)|
|Steve Torrence||Capco Contractors Toyota Top Fuel Dragster||Semi-Finals||W. 3.735 vs. 3.846 (Baldwin)W. 3.737 vs. 3.768 (Prock)L. 3.743 vs. 3.740 (Ashley)|
|Doug Kalitta||Mac Tools Toyota Top Fuel Dragster||Round 2||W. 3.760 vs. 11.283 (Passey)L. 6.511 vs. 4.007 (Langdon)|
|Antron Brown||Matco Tools Toyota Top Fuel Dragster||Round 1||L. 3.702 vs. 3.716 (Langdon)|
TOYOTA FUNNY CAR FINISHING POSITIONS
|Ron Capps||NAPA Auto Parts Toyota GR Supra Funny Car||Finals||W. 3.912 vs. 7.591 (Laughlin)W. 3.982 vs. 8.830 (Alexander)W. 3.930 vs. 3.935 (DeJoria)L. 5.534 vs. 3.930 (Hight)|
|Alexis DeJoria||Bandero Tequila Toyota GR Supra Funny Car||Semi-Finals||W. 3.906 vs. 3.923 (Todd)W. 3.949 vs. 4.678 (Wilkerson)L. 3.935 vs. 3.930 (Capps)|
|J.R. Todd||DHL Toyota GR Supra Funny Car||Round 1||L. 3.923 vs. 3.906 (DeJoria)|
JUSTIN ASHLEY, Phillips Connect Toyota Top Fuel Dragster, Davis Motorsports
Final Result: Semi-Finals
How do you keep it together on the starting line?
“You know you’re only as good as the team that you surround yourself with and we’re a resilient group. We didn’t have the weekend that we wanted in Gainesville. We just regrouped – Mike Green, Tommy DeLago did a great job and we learned from last weekend and applied it. It was just a great, great day. There’s only one last race in Arizona and the fans were fantastic all weekend long. We are so happy for everyone at Phillips Connect, Toyota, National Debt Relief – the list goes on and on. This is because of them, our partners and we love, love, love to win.”
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