Pro Stock Motorcycle Results From the Summit Nationals

Tonglet on the Suzuki Edges Out Matt Smith’s Victory Magnum for final-round win.

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LE Tonglet, Nitro Fish SuzukiPhoto: NHRA

LE Tonglet powered his Nitro Fish Racing Suzuki to victory at the 11th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park. Tonglet’s win moves him into the Pro Stock Motorcycle points lead, bumping Eddie Krawiec on the Harley-Davidson team to second place overall.   Tonglet emerged victorious with a 6.824-second pass at 195.76mph to defeat Matt Smith’s 6.882 at 195.31 on his Victory Magnum. Tonglet notched his 13th career victory and third of the season.

Eddie Krawiec pro stock
In Round 1 action, Joey Gladstone on the Suzuki (near lane) defeats the factory Harley-Davidson of Eddie Krawiec. Krawiec drops to second in the Pro Stock Motorcycle points standings.Tim Hailey
Wally trophy
Tonglet raises the Wally for the third time this season in Norwalk, Ohio.Photo: NHRA

“I didn’t see any win lights throughout qualifying, but seeing them on Sunday is what matters and we are happy with the results,” Tonglet said. “This is huge for us and our position in the points standings, so getting as many wins as possible is definitely our goal.”

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Matt Smith was Low Qualifier on the Victory Magnum.Photo: NHRA

Tonglet has now reached three final rounds in five events this season, winning all three of those appearances. He defeated Melissa Surber, Steve Johnson and Hector Arana Jr. before the final round. Smith took on Joe DeSantis, Mike Berry and Scott Pollacheck before reaching his first final round of the season.

2017 Summit Nationals Results
ROUND ONE -- Mike Berry, Buell, 6.950, 192.22 def. Cory Reed, 6.991, 189.31; Scotty Pollacheck, Suzuki, 6.924, 193.43 def. Angelle Sampey, Foul - Red Light; LE Tonglet, Suzuki, 6.853, 195.25 def. Melissa Surber, Buell, 22.220, 24.02; Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 6.907, 193.74 def. Chip Ellis, Buell, 6.890, 193.93; Joey Gladstone, Suzuki, 6.880, 194.80 def. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.915, 195.96; Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.910, 196.13 def. Angie Smith, Buell, Broke; Hector Arana Jr, Buell, 6.867, 194.69 def. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 6.924, 193.16; Matt Smith, 6.849, 196.27 def. Joe DeSantis, Suzuki, Foul - Red Light;

QUARTERFINALS — Pollacheck, 6.905, 194.46 def. Gladstone, 6.904, 193.49; Arana Jr, 6.846, 197.36 def. Hines, 6.925, 193.02; Tonglet, 6.823, 196.22 def. Johnson, 6.962, 182.72; M. Smith, 6.876, 196.50 def. Berry, 6.916, 192.77;

SEMIFINALS — M. Smith, 6.872, 195.48 def. Pollacheck, 6.969, 186.30; Tonglet, 6.831, 195.08 def. Arana Jr, 6.863, 195.22;

FINAL — Tonglet, 6.824, 195.76 def. M. Smith, 6.882, 195.31.

Pro Stock Motorcycle Points Standings
1.  LE Tonglet, 480
2.  Eddie Krawiec, 389
3.  Scotty Pollacheck, 325
4.  Jerry Savoie, 322
5.  Andrew Hines, 317
6.  Hector Arana Jr, 314
7.  Joey Gladstone, 278
8.  Matt Smith, 256
9.  Steve Johnson, 219
10.  Karen Stoffer, 217