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PROCK TO THE TOP

Past NHRA Rookie of the Year Austin Prock does a burnout across the historic Maple Grove Raceway starting line in the opening round of Top Fuel eliminations at the Pep Boys NHRA Nationals . The 2019 DI 30 Under 30 honoree defeated veteran Doug Foley before knocking out multi-time world champions Steve Torrence and Antron Brown on his way to the final round . Appearing in his second final round of the season , Prock beat 2017 30 Under 30 honoree Justin Ashley in a side-by-side race in the 3.70s to win his second Top Fuel Wally .
Photograph by Jerry Foss / NHRA Maple Grove Raceway | Mohnton , Pennsylvania | Sunday , September 18 , 2022
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