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Schumacher Cars Dominate Four-Wide Finals
Monday, 30 Mar, 2015 – 7:30 | No Comment
Schumacher Cars Dominate Four-Wide Finals

CONCORD, N.C. – Don Schumacher Racing continued its domination of the NHRA Mello Yello Racing nitro classes this season with Top Fuel and Funny Car victories Sunday in the Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
With Antron Brown’s Top Fuel victory and Jack Beckman’s Funny Car win, DSR has now won seven of eight nitro titles in [...]

Records Fall On Cool Day At The Four-Wides
Sunday, 29 Mar, 2015 – 7:41 | No Comment
Records Fall On Cool Day At The Four-Wides

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CONCORD, N.C. – Even though track records were broken Saturday in three of the NHRA’s four professional classes, competitors thought their two qualifying runs in the Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway would have been faster due to the unseasonably cold temperatures.
Funny Car was the only class that didn’t have a [...]

Hines Talks About Bikes And Being No. 1
Saturday, 28 Mar, 2015 – 7:50 | No Comment
Hines Talks About Bikes And Being No. 1

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Andrew Hines’ defense of his 2014 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world championship momentarily became an afterthought during the season-opener for the two-wheel class two weeks ago.
A four-time world champion, Hines and his Harley-Davidson V-Rod were ambushed by Shawn Gann and his Buell during the quarterfinals of the 46th annual AMALIE [...]

Langdon To Compete At 4-Wides
Monday, 23 Mar, 2015 – 15:00 | No Comment
Langdon To Compete At 4-Wides

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Alan Johnson Racing and Top Fuel point-leader Shawn Langdon will compete in this weekend’s NHRA 4-Wide Nationals, the team announced Monday. The fourth race of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season is set for Friday through Sunday at zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C.
Langdon, the 2013 NHRA Top Fuel world champion, won the season-opening [...]

Massey Snaps Up Gatornationals Victory
Sunday, 15 Mar, 2015 – 19:38 | Comments Off
Massey Snaps Up Gatornationals Victory

Spencer Massey claimed his first Top Fuel win of the season Sunday during the 46th annual AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville.
Ron Capps (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Karen Stoffer (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were class winners at the third of 24 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events [...]

Cruz Pedregon Again On Gatornationals Pole
Saturday, 14 Mar, 2015 – 19:11 | Comments Off
Cruz Pedregon Again On Gatornationals Pole

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Cruz Pedregon earned the No. 1 seed in Funny Car at the Gatornationals for the fourth straight year on Saturday.
Pedregon raced to a track record 4.022-second run at 312.13 mph in his Snap-on Tools Toyota Camry at the Gainesville, Fla. strip to earn his 58th career No. 1 qualifying position.
The 1998 Gatornationals winner is seeking [...]

Densmore Honored By Drag Racing Hall of Fame
Saturday, 14 Mar, 2015 – 5:02 | Comments Off
Densmore Honored By Drag Racing Hall of Fame

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Dave Densmore, one of the most visible and respected public relations specialists in motorsports, was presented the prestigious Founders Award during the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame banquet in Gainesville, Fla., Thursday night.
The man known to his press box peers as “Densy” was introduced by long-time friend and business partner Steve Earwood and 16-time [...]

Schumacher Hot In Gainesville
Saturday, 14 Mar, 2015 – 3:53 | One Comment
Schumacher Hot In Gainesville

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Eight-time/reigning world champion Tony Schumacher drove to the qualifying lead in Top Fuel Friday, the opening day of time trials for the 46th annual AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.
Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) and Angelle Sampey (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also emerged as provisional leaders in their respective categories at the third of [...]

Hagan Goes 2 For 2 in 2015
Sunday, 22 Feb, 2015 – 20:07 | Comments Off
Hagan Goes 2 For 2 in 2015

Matt Hagan remains undefeated in the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
Hagan collected his second Funny Car victory in two races Sunday when he knocked off Del Worsham in the elimination finals at the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.
Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel) and Rodger Brogdon (Pro Stock) [...]

Hagan Jumps To Pole In Arizona
Sunday, 22 Feb, 2015 – 7:59 | Comments Off
Hagan Jumps To Pole In Arizona

Two-time/reigning world champion Matt Hagan will attempt to notch season-opening, back-to-back Funny Car victories from P1 Sunday after recording his first career sub-4-second run during final qualifications for the 31st annual CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals.
Crew chief Dickie Venables turned up the wick on Hagan’s Rocky Boots/Mopar Express Lane Dodge Charger R/T during the fourth [...]