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Tasca, Ford Contenders Again In Funny Car
Sunday, 7 Jul, 2019 – 10:53 | Comments Off on Tasca, Ford Contenders Again In Funny Car
Tasca, Ford Contenders Again In Funny Car

Bob Tasca III celebrates after winning the Funny Car portion of the NHRA show at Norwalk, Ohio recently. (Photo courtesy of the NHRA)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Bob Tasca III’s fierce brand loyalty has returned Ford Motor Company to relevance in the NHRA’s nitro Funny Car ranks and rekindled memories of “Ford Total Performance.”

The […]

Torrence Nabs Wally, Shot Of Confidence In N.C.
Monday, 29 Apr, 2019 – 4:59 | Comments Off on Torrence Nabs Wally, Shot Of Confidence In N.C.
Torrence Nabs Wally, Shot Of Confidence In N.C.

Steve Torrence, bottom lane, drove to victory at the 4-Wide Nationals on Sunday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Jim Fluharty)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – NHRA Top Fuel champion Steve Torrence snared his first victory this season in Sunday’s NGK Spark Plugs 4-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway while five-time Pro Stock Motorcycle title holder Andrew […]

Salinas’ Journey Takes Him To Pole In Concord
Sunday, 28 Apr, 2019 – 14:07 | Comments Off on Salinas’ Journey Takes Him To Pole In Concord
Salinas’ Journey Takes Him To Pole In Concord

Top Fuel driver Mike Salinas is making his move at the Four Wides.

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – For several years team owner Mike Salinas was a NHRA journeyman, competing in different classes with qualifying for an event his sole objective. That, however, is no longer the case.

Saturday Salinas claimed the No. […]

Four Wides Get Off To Fast But Strange Start
Saturday, 27 Apr, 2019 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Four Wides Get Off To Fast But Strange Start
Four Wides Get Off To Fast But Strange Start

It took a while but qualifying finally got rolling at the Four Wide Nationals on Friday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – NHRA Top Fuel driver Mike Salinas and 2012 Funny Car champion Jack Beckman led qualifying in their respective classes Friday on a day that will be more […]

Torrence To Arrive At Pomona As The Top Dog
Thursday, 7 Feb, 2019 – 16:29 | Comments Off on Torrence To Arrive At Pomona As The Top Dog
Torrence To Arrive At Pomona As The Top Dog

Steve Torrence will attempt to back up his remarkable 2018 Top Fuel campaign with another in 2019. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Harold Hinson)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

On the November afternoon when Steve Torrence publicly was honored by his hometown folks, the reigning NHRA Top Fuel world champion was reminded about his place in the […]

John Force Racing Adds Top Tuner Grubnic
Tuesday, 29 Jan, 2019 – 19:14 | Comments Off on John Force Racing Adds Top Tuner Grubnic
John Force Racing Adds Top Tuner Grubnic

Clay Millican became a force with David Grubnic turning the wrenches. In the upcoming NHRA season, Grubnic hopes to become a force with Force.

By John Sturbin/Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Veteran crew chief David Grubnic has joined John Force Racing to oversee Brittany Force’s pursuit of the 2019 NHRA Top Fuel world championship.

JFR’s revised lineup _ minus Courtney Force […]

NHRA’s Courtney Force Announces Her Retirement
Thursday, 24 Jan, 2019 – 11:02 | Comments Off on NHRA’s Courtney Force Announces Her Retirement
NHRA’s Courtney Force Announces Her Retirement

Courtney Force, daughter of 16-time NHRA champion John Force, has retired from racing. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Harold Hinson)

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John Force Racing announced on Thursday that Funny successful Car driver Courtney Force will retire from driving effective immediately.

The winningest female Funny Car driver in NHRA history, Force – who is the daughter of team owner John […]

Sampey Takes A Ride With Harley-Davidson
Saturday, 5 Jan, 2019 – 9:35 | Comments Off on Sampey Takes A Ride With Harley-Davidson
Sampey Takes A Ride With Harley-Davidson

Angelle Sampey has moved over to the Screamin’ Eagles. (File photo by Marc Gewertz/NHRA)

By John Sturbin/Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Angelle Sampey officially has taken a seat in HOG Heaven.

Sampey will join the factory-backed Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines team for the opening four rounds of the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag […]

Palmer Re-ups With Thompson In Top Fuel
Thursday, 3 Jan, 2019 – 8:52 | Comments Off on Palmer Re-ups With Thompson In Top Fuel
Palmer Re-ups With Thompson In Top Fuel

Scott Palmer will be back in a Tommy Thompson dragster in 2019.

By John Sturbin/Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Top Fuel driver Scott Palmer will remain with Tommy Thompson Motorsports for the full 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.

Palmer, who finished 10th in the final 2018 Countdown to the Championship point standings topped by Steve Torrence, will campaign […]

NHRA Getting More Live Coverage
Saturday, 24 Nov, 2018 – 13:14 | Comments Off on NHRA Getting More Live Coverage
NHRA Getting More Live Coverage

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First-time live FOX broadcast network coverage of the annual NHRA SpringNationals from Houston Raceway in Baytown, Texas, highlights the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.
The FOX broadcast network schedule also includes live coverage of the summertime “Western Swing” through the Denver, Sonoma (Calif.) and Seattle markets as well as the prestigious Chevrolet […]