SONOMA, CALIFORNIA (July 29, 2012) - Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines riders Eddie Krawiec and Andrew Hines made it an all Harley-Davidson final round for the second weekend in a row at the NHRA Sonoma Nationals in Sonoma California.
Eddie Krawiec rode his Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson V-Rod to the win over his teammate Andrew Hines, again, this weekend with a a final-round performance of 6.809 at 197.74 to Hines’ 6.839 at 196.27, cutting a slower light than Hines and driving around him for the win.
“You can’t make mistakes out here,” Krawiec said. “We’re focusing on round-wins. You get enough of them, and that will equal race wins and then enough of those will win championships. I just want to see win lights.”
In qualifying, Krawiec defeated Angie Smith, John Hall, and Hector Arana Sr. and on again to meet his teammate in the final round. Krawiec’s weekend also included posting the low e.t. of the weekend in the first-round win with a 6.785. He then ran low 6.80s in the final three rounds.
Krawiec’s win is the eighth time this season a Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines bike was featured in the final round. “Our main goal is to stay on top of our program and do the best we can.”
Krawiec extends his championship points lead to 842 over Andrew’s 774 and the two teammates continue to put distance on the field for the race to the Pro Stock Motorcycle championship.
The NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Pro Stock Motorcycle racing continues Aug. 16-19 with the Lucas Oil’s Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway in Brainerd, Minnesota.