Mike Edwards Wins NHRA Pro Stock in Denver

Mike Edwards

Mike Edwards scored his third win of the season and 31st of his career by holding off Allen Johnson in the final round. Edwards ran 6.970 at 197.56 in his Weld Racing wheel equipped Penhall/Interstate Batteries Pontiac GXP in the final but ultimately wouldn’t need the strong performance because Johnson turned on a rare red-light at the start of the race. “It’s so sweet to come up here because the Bandimere family does such an awesome job, and the fans are great,” Edwards continued. “It’s such a privilege to come up here and race because it is such a unique place. We have to change everything from one end of the car to the other to adjust for the increased altitude, and it’s a game to see which team can make the best guesses and best choices and who can be ‘King of the Mountain’ for one year. I just give praise to God because this team is all about Him.” With the win, Edwards trimmed Jason Line’s series lead to six points.