Julie Nataas took home her first win of the 2020 season after qualifying no.1 with a 5.31 ET and 274MPH at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, KY. Julie Nataas is the 2019 North Central Regional Champion and current points leader. This was an essential win for Julie for her to keep her points lead.
“It was awesome to come back to Bowling Green and get another no.1 qualifier at this track. Last year we lost a close final round, so I’m thrilled we were able to park the OTG dragster in the winner’s circle this time.”
Julie faced the no.8 qualifier D. Jordan, first round. D. Jordan’s car stopped at the starting line, and Julie got the first-round win. Second round Julie faced her teammate Matt Sackman. Julie crossed the finish line first with a 5.22 ET and 276MPH to Matt Sackman’s 5.41ET and 262MPH. It was Julie Nataas and Jackie Fricke in the final round. Julie ran another 5.22ET and 275mph for the win over Jackie Fricke, who ran a 5.29ET and 271MPH.