NHRA Southern Nationals
Event No. 3 of 22
Atlanta Dragway
Commerce, Ga. 
May 1-2, 2021

Driver of the Whisps Cheese Crisps Top Fuel Dragster

Atlanta Event Highlights:

  • 2018 event champion 
  • 2015 runner-up

2020 Atlanta Recap:
N/A (canceled due to COVID-19)

2019 Atlanta Recap:
Qualified fourth; Quarterfinal finish (defeated Audrey Worm in E1; defeated by Jordan Vandergriff in E2)

Last Event (Las Vegas 1):
Qualified seventh; Quarterfinal finish (defeated Greg Carrillo, Cameron Ferre in E1; defeated by Steve Torrence, Doug Kalitta in E2)

Career Statistics:
154 races; eight wins; 12 No. 1 Qualifiers 


  • Made her first professional final round appearance at the 2015 event 
  • Reset the Atlanta Dragway E.T. record in 2017: 3.699 seconds 

From Leah:
So much to look forward to with the Atlanta race. Being able to represent one of my favorite snacks on the track is awesome. The light, crunchy Whisps Cheese Crisps were already a part of my go-to snack selection since they’re deliciously low carb, high protein, and gluten-free. They always beat even my cheesiest cravings, which brings me to the on-track competition. The focus here is not the competition, but merely getting back into the two-wide zone, and with only two rounds of qualifying, getting our Whisps machine dialed in immediately. I’m a numbers-associated person, and believe that back to two-wide, with two qualifiers, at a two-day event, will hopefully result in our second Atlanta Wally on Sunday.

"I’ve made a lot of great memories at Atlanta Dragway. From working as a crew person to relentlessly racing Pro Mods there during the week to debuting as a Don Schumacher Racing driver in 2016, and then, of course, my first Atlanta win in 2018. I expect to keep that track in my favorable thoughts. I can’t wait to get our Whisps machine on the track, and hopefully make another great Commerce memory with one of my favorite snacks on-board this weekend.

Source: Don Schumacher Racing