NHRA: Todd in for Grubnic Beginning at Vegas

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March 29, 2014 — staff report — NHRA photo — LAS VEGAS – Announced earlier today at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, J.R. Todd will take over driving the Kalitta Motorsports Bounty Hunter Top Fuel dragster previously driven by David Grubnic.

Todd, 32, out of Lawrenceburg, Indiana, will drive the Connie Kalitta-tuned Top Fuel machine beginning with the third qualifying session scheduled for 1:30 p.m. PT this afternoon.

Todd has accumulated six wins in eight final round appearances in NHRA Top Fuel competition.

Team owner Connie Kalitta has not said whether or not this is a temporary or permanent change and no additional information was released by the team. The team is expected to make an announcement regarding the future of the Top Fuel program at a later date.

Doug Kalitta, driver of the Mac Tools dragster for Kalitta Motorsports, currently leads the NHRA Top Fuel points.

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