Shawn Langdon to compete in second Virginia NHRA Nationals

Shawn Langdon to compete in second Virginia NHRA Nationals
The second annual Virginia NHRA Nationals takes place May 17 through May 19, at Virginia Motorsports Park. (Source: NBC12)

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Shawn Langdon is set to compete in the Funny Car category at the Virginia NHRA Nationals.

The Virginia NHRA Nationals takes place May 17 through May 19, at Virginia Motorsports Park in Dinwiddie.

Langdon took home his first Funny Car win at the NHRA Carolina Nationals, making him one of 17 drivers who have wins in Funny Car and Top Fuel divisions.

The Indianapolis native was the 2013 NHRA Top Fuel champion.

Langdon has enlisted 2015 Funny Car champion Del Worsham as co-crew chief.

“I just never gave up,” Langdon said of his journey. “Even when I wanted to.”

Langdon is set to compete against points leader Robert Hights, defending world champion J.R. Todd, John Force, Matt Hagan and Ron Capps.

Tickets for the event can be purchased online.

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Posted by CW Richmond on Thursday, May 16, 2019

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