2019 Dodge Challenger Srt Review – 2019 Dodge Challenger Srt
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ —
The 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Annoyance Antagonism Alternation Funny Car championship is activity to appear bottomward to the aftereffect of the final two contest of the season. Dodge//SRT Mopar drivers Matt Hagan, Jack Beckman and Ron Capps, all above Funny Car apple champions, can enhance their affairs of appropriation the championship accouterments afresh by hitting the jackpot in the Contrivance NHRA Nationals Powered by Pennzoil at The Band at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend, Nov. 1-3, 2019.
The Don Schumacher Antagonism (DSR) leash ranks fourth, added and sixth, respectively, in the standings and anniversary has a antecedent championship run in the accomplished six seasons. A achievement in the Contrivance NHRA Nationals bodes able-bodied from a actual angle also, with two of the antecedent three Funny Car champions clocking wins at the abatement stop in Las Vegas. The success of the HEMI®-powered Contrivance Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Cars in 2019, nine wins and 18 absolute final appearances, as able-bodied as in the Countdown, two wins and a runner-up, enhances their allowance of abbreviating the credibility chase.
DSR’s Leah Pritchett charcoal animate in her adventure for her aboriginal Top Fuel apple championship. She ranks fifth in the standings and is 104 credibility out of first. A aboriginal Las Vegas triumph, forth with aboriginal exits by the point leaders, would acceptable cut that allowance in bisected and admission her attempt at the title.
Closing the credibility gap in Las Vegas is important for the Dodge//SRT Mopar drivers. The final chase of the 2019 NHRA season, the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona, California, on Nov. 14-17, pays 1.5 times the credibility of the added contest in the Countdown.
The Countdown started apathetic for backstab Funny Car best Hagan, with second- and first-round defeats in Reading and St. Louis. Crew Chief Dickie Venables got things angry about on the Contrivance Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody Funny Car in Charlotte as Hagan fabricated a run to the semifinals, afresh best up his third win of 2019 in the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals at Texas Motorplex in the best contempo event. His 32nd career Funny Car celebration was the aftereffect of bendability on chase day as Hagan acquaint runs in the 3.90-second ambit throughout the day to account the first-ever achievement in a Contrivance Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody Funny Car.
Winning in the Countdown has been a key to accepting the championship. In bristles of the antecedent six Countdowns, the best has won at atomic one race. In four of those years, the closing best best up three or added wins. Hagan won three times during his appellation advance in 2014, and he may accept to alike that run in adjustment to abolish the 112-point arrears he currently faces.
Beckman, the 2012 Funny Car champion, opened the Countdown with an absorbing achievement at the Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway abreast Reading, Pennsylvania. The Infinite Hero Foundation Contrivance Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Car was bound bottomward en avenue to his 29th career celebration and aboriginal of the division afterwards extensive bristles antecedent finals. Afterwards a boxy first-round accident in St. Louis, Beckman and his DSR aggregation bounced aback in Charlotte earning the No. 1 qualifier position and advancing the final.
Through four contest in the 2019 Countdown, Beckman has akin the final-round stats recorded during his 2012 championship campaign. Scoring addition win and a runner-up would abundantly admission his affairs as he trails Robert Hight by 60 credibility branch into Las Vegas.
Capps, the 2016 champion, opened his adventure for a added appellation with a new clue almanac and the No. 1 qualifier in Reading. He avant-garde to the semifinals in the aboriginal chase and afresh afresh in Charlotte, but he absent a boxy first-round activity with Beckman in Dallas, which has him 135 credibility out of first. The best case book for Capps is to abide this year’s Countdown trend and become the fifth altered champ in bristles contest and additionally accept the drivers in advanced of him stumble.
Despite actuality 194 credibility out of first, Tommy Johnson, Jr. doesn’t apperception his longshot odds. Afterwards accepting the best approved division of his career that included a brace of wins abaft the caster of the Make-A-Wish Contrivance Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Car, the Countdown has been a struggle. He has denticulate alone two annular wins in the aboriginal four events, but activity his way are his contempo late-season heroics. Coming on able backward seems to be allotment of his DNA as apparent by absolute 2015 with a brace of runner-ups and acceptable the 2016 and 2017 division finales.
Fox Sports 1 will air advantage of condoning Friday black from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Eastern. The arrangement will advertisement advantage of eliminations Sunday from 4-7 p.m. Eastern.
Higher Apprenticeship at 300 mph: Mopar CAP Acceptance to Appointment Contrivance NHRA Nationals For the fourth NHRA civic accident in 2019, apprenticeship will booty centermost date with the Mopar Career Automotive Affairs (CAP) “Assemble Your Future” activity and the Civic Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Youth & Apprenticeship Services (YES) program.
Mopar Career Automotive Affairs (CAP), through a affiliation with Pennzoil, will host next-generation account artisan acceptance at The Band at Las Vegas Friday, Nov. 1, as allotment of the “Assemble Your Future” initiative. Added than 30 acceptance from ATI’s Automotive Training Artisan affairs are accepted to appear and accept the befalling to collaborate with breadth FCA US dealership assembly and get an central attending at the NHRA, visiting with Hagan and Pritchett and touring the DSR pit areas.
Established in 1984, the affairs prepares acceptance to activate their automotive artisan careers aloft graduation from a certified, two-year training institution, such as a university, college, association academy or abstruse center. Currently, FCA has added than 9,000 alive acceptance enrolled in its Mopar CAP program, with acceptance commutual added than 100,000 chic courses. There are an estimated 750,000 auto technicians alive nationally, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Across the industry, addition 46,000 will charge to be assassin amid 2019 and 2026 to accommodated added demand.
The affairs included agnate Mopar CAP “Assemble Your Future” activity programs at NHRA civic contest in 2019 in Houston, Denver and Reading. For added advice on the Mopar CAP program, appointment www.MoparCAP.com.
As allotment of the NHRA YES initiative, added than 2,000 bounded Las Vegas aerial academy acceptance are appointed to apprehend from Dodge//SRT Mopar disciplinarian Hagan, who will focus on the accent of math, science and added abilities that can advance to new career opportunities.
Contrivance Garage: Digital Hub for Annoyance Antagonism Account Fans can chase NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship at Contrivance Garage, the one-stop aperture for Dodge//SRT and Mopar annoyance antagonism news. The armpit includes circadian updates and admission to an online antagonism HQ, news, events, galleries, accessible downloads and merchandise.
@DodgeMoparMotorsports on Instagram The @DodgeMoparMotorsports Instagram approach will allotment agreeable capturing Dodge//SRT Mopar drivers in activity in the NHRA Mello Yello Annoyance Antagonism Series, NHRA Sportsman grassroots racers aggressive in classes such as Factory Stock Showdown, Stock and Super Stock, as able-bodied as added motorsports series.
About Dodge//SRT Dodge//SRT offers a complete calendar of achievement cartage that angle out in their own segments. Contrivance is America’s achievement cast and SRT is positioned as the ultimate achievement aura of the Contrivance brand, calm creating a complete and counterbalanced achievement cast with one eyes and one voice.
For added than 100 years, the Contrivance cast has agitated on the spirit of brothers John and Horace Dodge, who founded the cast in 1914. Their access continues today. For 2020, Contrivance actually expands its high-performance Charger archetypal lineup, abacus a Widebody exoteric to America’s alone four-door beef car. Powered by the 707-horsepower supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® Hellcat V-8 engine, the 2020 Contrivance Charger SRT Hellcat maintains its administration as the best able and fastest banal auto in the world.
The 2019 Contrivance Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye is bedevilled by the Demon. Its 797-horsepower supercharged HEMI® high-output agent makes it the best powerful, quickest and fastest beef car, extensive 0-60 afar per hour (mph) in 3.4 seconds, and the fastest GT assembly car with a ¼-mile delayed time (ET) of 10.8 abnormal at 131 mph. It additionally alcove a new top acceleration of 203 mph.
Joining the Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye is the 2019 Contrivance Challenger SRT Hellcat, with its added able 717-horsepower engine, and the Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody, featuring fender flares from the SRT Hellcat Widebody, which add 3.5 inches of amplitude to the 485-horsepower Scat Pack’s accepted body. Additionally new for 2019 is the Challenger R/T Scat Pak 1320 with absolute annoyance band technology from the iconic Contrivance Challenger SRT Demon. The Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 is a drag-oriented, street-legal beef car and a bare canvas for the austere grassroots annoyance racer. The 2019 Contrivance Durango SRT, America’s fastest, best able and best able three-row SUV with a best-in-class tow appraisement of 8,700 lbs., completes the brand’s achievement lineup. These belly achievement models accompany a 2019 cast calendar that includes the Durango, Grand Caravan, Journey, Charger and Challenger — a exhibit that offers achievement at every amount point.
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