2016 Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals


Sonoma Raceway

July 29 – 31, 2016

This is the second race of the western swing. Starting in Denver, then here at Sonoma, finishing up in Seattle. Pro Bike, Pro Stock, Funny Car and Top Fuel presented their best at a sold-out crowd at the 15th Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals.


The weather was perfect with temperatures inmid 80s with a slight breeze.

The Grand Marshals were Don the “Snake” Prudhomme and Ed the “Ace” McCulloch

J.R. Todd (Top Fuel), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and LE Tonglet (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were winners of the 15th NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event.

John Force secured his 145th career victory in the category when he defeated Ron Capps

JR Todd drove his SealMaster Top Fuel dragster, defeating Richie Crampton in the final.

Greg Anderson Pro Stock, Summit Racing Chevy Camaro defeated his KB Racing teammate Bo Butner for his seventh win of the season.

LE Tonglet defeated Andrew Hines in the final Pro Stock Motorcycle round.

By Randy Jones