Josef Newgarden would claim victory for Team Penske to conclude the 2020 IndyCar season. Scott Dixon finished on the podium with a third-place run to claim his sixth IndyCar championship.
Saturday afternoon at Houston Raceway Park, NHRA teams and drivers took to the track for their respective qualifying rounds for the second to last race of the year.
Don Schumacher Racing continued their winning ways in the Funny Car division Sunday afternoon by scoring their 12th consecutive victory by a Don Schumacher entry when No. 6 qualifier Jack Beckman ousted his teammate Matt Hagan in the final.
"It’s been a tough road, for sure," said Holmes. "Everything we’ve done has just been phenomenal this season, every decision we’ve made. To come out and not even know we were going to run the full season, and to finish it off like this, is really special."
With just three races left on the schedule, Doug Kalitta and Steve Torrence are in a league of their own. Both Torrence and Kalitta have traded the points lead during the last few weeks with Torrence having the upper hand by two points over Kalitta.
Amid an eventful day at the Midwest Nationals in St. Louis, Missouri, Doug Kalitta was back on top in Top Fuel, while Don Schumacher's Tommy Johnson Jr. won in the Funny Car division.
NHRA (National Hot Road Association) announced Sunday afternoon a new multi-year contract with Marcus Lemonis's brand Camping World, which will serve as the official title sponsor for NHRA.
“I don’t like being the winningest female. I just want to be the winningest person on a Pro Stock bike. I know I’ll never have more wins than John Force, but I want to be known as a person who has the most wins on a Pro Stock Motorcycle.
Sunday afternoon marked NHRA's 51st Gatornationals located in Gainesville, Florida making up the postponed event from March due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Gibbs made the pass for the lead and the eventual win following the Segment 3 restart on Lap 153 for his sixth ARCA Menards Series win of 2020.