Top Fuel Championship Coming Down To 3 Horse Race, Likely Torrence’s To Lose

As the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series heads to Texas, one thing is starting to get clearer, the Top Fuel championship race is down to a three driver battle. In my opinion, Steve Torrence, Doug Kalitta and Brittany Force are going to be the favorites to duke it out of the final three rounds. Currently, Torrence leads Kalitta by 42 points and Force by 83. While Antron Brown (-94), Clay Millican (-141), Tony Schumacher (-142) and Leah Pritchett (-152) are all more than capable of making a final push…

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Steve Torrence Wins Traxxas Top Fuel Nitro Shootout, Also Top Fuel US Nationals

Brownsburg, Ind – What a weekend it was for Steve Torrence. After a storied career was nearly cut short from a rare disease, he bounced back and started to regain form before leaving an accomplished team to start his own. This season, he’s seeing it all come back around in full circle. Now, he can hang is hat on a dream weekend in the biggest event of the season. 

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Steve Torrence Tops Tony Schumacher With $100k Traxxas Nitro Top Fuel Shootout Victory

Brownsburg, Ind – It’s been four years since Steve Torrence last made it to the final round of the Traxxas Nitro Top Fuel Shootout. Torrence, was runner-up to Spencer Massey in 2012 and runner-up again to Shawn Langdon in 2013. But, he hasn’t made it back since. Until Saturday. Torrence, missed the annual all-star event at Lucas Oil Raceway all together in 2014, but this season he beat Clay Millican in the first round, then Doug Kalitta in the semifinals, advancing to the final round against Tony Schumacher. 

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Steve Torrence On a Torrid Pace in Top Fuel Action This Season

The rise to the top hasn’t exactly gone the way that Steve Torrence had envisioned it. As a teenager in the late 1990s, Torrence was named the 1999 South Central Division Rookie-of-the-Year. That led him to high hopes for what the rest of his drag racing career could evolve into. Unfortunately, he had a different battle on his hands in 2000. Torrence, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma just one year after the Rookie of the Year triumph. But, he vowed to not let this stop him from his end goal, an…

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