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Lucas Wins Top Fuel In Darkness-Plagued Brainerd
Monday, 18 Aug, 2014 – 8:01 | No Comment
Lucas Wins Top Fuel In Darkness-Plagued Brainerd

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Morgan Lucas raced to his third Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Top Fuel victory in spectacular fashion Sunday to close out the rain-drenched NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Brainerd International Raceway.
The Funny Car final round between John Force and Ron Capps, along with the Pro Stock semifinals and final was postponed by NHRA [...]

Brown Is P1 In Brainerd
Sunday, 17 Aug, 2014 – 7:06 | No Comment
Brown Is P1 In Brainerd

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Top Fuel driver Antron Brown raced to his third No. 1 qualifying position of the season Saturday at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.
Brown will try to score his sixth win of the season and continue to chase series leader Doug Kalitta when he faces J.R. Todd in the first round of [...]

Hight On Provisional Pole At Brainerd
Saturday, 16 Aug, 2014 – 6:49 | No Comment
Hight On Provisional Pole At Brainerd

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Funny Car point-leader Robert Hight began chipping away at a 10-year run of frustration at Brainerd International Raceway Friday, racing to the provisional pole during the opening day of qualifications for the 33rd annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals.
Hight never has been No. 1 qualifier at the Minnesota facility, one of [...]

Force Leads JFR To Swing Sweep
Monday, 4 Aug, 2014 – 6:08 | Comments Off
Force Leads JFR To Swing Sweep

Funny Car icon John Force earned his third win of the season Sunday at the 27th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals, capping a sweep of the annual three-race Western Swing for his powerhouse team.
Brut Force’s victory at Pacific Raceways in Kent, Wash., near Seattle, was preceded by Robert Hight’s win at Morrison, Colo., [...]

John Force Holds Onto No. 1 Qualifying Spot In Northwest
Sunday, 3 Aug, 2014 – 6:56 | Comments Off
John Force Holds Onto No. 1 Qualifying Spot In Northwest

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Drag racing icon John Force raced to his 150th Funny Car pole position Saturday during final qualifications for the 27th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals.
Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel) and Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) also will lead their respective categories into Sunday morning’s eliminations at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event in [...]

John Force P1 In Northwest
Saturday, 2 Aug, 2014 – 7:11 | Comments Off
John Force P1 In Northwest

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John Force raced to the provisional No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car during Friday qualifying at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals.
Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel) and Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event near Seattle.
Force ran a 4.085-second pass at 308.07 mph in [...]

Courtney Is The Stronger Force At Sonoma
Monday, 28 Jul, 2014 – 6:18 | Comments Off
Courtney Is The Stronger Force At Sonoma

Courtney Force beat father John Force in the final to become the winningest female in Funny Car history at the NHRA Sonoma Nationals on Sunday.
Khalid alBalooshi (Top Fuel), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Sonoma Raceway.
Force, who won the [...]

Hines Earns Bike Bonus; Eliminations Set At Sonoma
Sunday, 27 Jul, 2014 – 7:02 | Comments Off
Hines Earns Bike Bonus; Eliminations Set At Sonoma

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Andrew Hines drove to victory in the inaugural MiraMonte Records Pro Bike Battle, a race within a race at the NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway on Saturday.
Hines, the current points leader in Pro Stock Motorcycle, beat Scotty Pollacheck in the finals of the specialty bonus event final with a 6.835-second run at 196.02 on [...]

Force Sisters Top Sonoma Round 1 Qualifying
Saturday, 26 Jul, 2014 – 6:54 | Comments Off
Force Sisters Top Sonoma Round 1 Qualifying

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Sisters Courtney and Brittany Force amped-up their intramural rivalry Friday by racing to provisional pole positions in Funny Car and Top Fuel, respectively, during the opening day of qualifications for the 27th annual NHRA Sonoma Nationals.
Jason Line (Pro Stock) and John Hall (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag [...]

Enders-Stevens Decision Is Bad News For NHRA
Wednesday, 23 Jul, 2014 – 8:42 | 18 Comments
Enders-Stevens Decision Is Bad News For NHRA

The decision by Elite Motorsports to sit out the next two NHRA national events is understandable. But, it’s also highly troubling.
Elite owner Richard Freeman made the decision public on Sunday at Bandimere Speedeway, site of the Mopar Mile-High Nationals. He said that his driver, Erica Enders-Stevens, would not compete at events in Sonoma, Calif. and [...]