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The NHRA kicked off the 2017 season with the 57th annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals Feb. 9-12 at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.
Out of all the Lucas Oil winners, Ed Olpin, Pleasant Grove, Utah, had the most successful weekend by taking home a pair of NHRA Wally trophies. In the Super Gas final round, Olpin left the starting line with a nearly perfect light (.009), taking home the win at 9.886, 168.98 to Robert Naber’s, Ontario, Calif., 9.882, 163.06.
Olpin then returned to the starting line to beat out Jeff Gillette, Benicia, Calif., and win his second Wally of the weekend, in Top Sportsman Presented by Racing RVs.com in a close 6.978, 298.26 to 6.939, 193.24.