National Hot Rod Association

NHRA season titles go to Jason Line, Jerry Savoie

NHRA season titles go to Jason Line, Jerry Savoie

On the final day of the 2016 drag-racing season, drivers in the pro stock and pro stock motorcycle classes collected enough points to clinch world championships, while four other Mello Yello participants ended their year on a high note with victories at the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona.

Jason Line took his third title in pro stock after defeating Erica Enders-Stevens in the semifinals. That gave him enough of a cushion over teammate Greg Anderson, who came out of qualifying down 23 points.

“I’m glad I got those little points in qualifying, or else you’d be talking to Greg right now,” Line said in a post-race press conference. “I’m very...

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