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Pritchett Leads Field Into Brainerd Eliminations
Sunday, 20 Aug, 2017 – 8:36 | No Comment
Pritchett Leads Field Into Brainerd Eliminations

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Leah Pritchett’s quickest run in NHRA history withstood two rounds of qualifying Saturday and secured pole position in Top Fuel during the 36th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. 
Record-smashing Robert Hight (Funny Car), Tanner Gray (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also earned No. 1 positions in their respective […]

ET Marks Take Beating In Brainerd
Saturday, 19 Aug, 2017 – 7:45 | No Comment
ET Marks Take Beating In Brainerd

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Leah Pritchett and Robert Hight posted national elapsed-time record runs in Top Fuel and Funny Car, respectively, during Friday’s opening qualifying sessions for the 36th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. 
Tanner Gray (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were provisional qualifying leaders at the Minnesota facility during the […]

Western Swing Ends The Way It Began
Monday, 7 Aug, 2017 – 7:13 | No Comment
Western Swing Ends The Way It Began

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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NHRA’s annual three-race summertime Western Swing wrapped up Sunday in the Great Northwest, leaving Antron Brown, Robert Hight and Drew Skillman to ponder the one that got away in Sonoma, Calif.
That threesome began “The Swing” with victories at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colo., on July 23 and closed out the […]

Hight’s High Continues
Sunday, 6 Aug, 2017 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Hight’s High Continues
Hight’s High Continues

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Robert Hight secured his second consecutive Funny Car pole position Saturday as qualifying concluded for the 30th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways.
Hight earned P1 after a 1,000-foot pass in 3.883-seconds at 329.34 mph in his Auto Club of Southern California Chevrolet Camaro SS during the fourth and final qualifying session in Kent, Wash. Hight […]

Torrence On Top At Western Swing Finale
Saturday, 5 Aug, 2017 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Torrence On Top At Western Swing Finale
Torrence On Top At Western Swing Finale

Top Fuel point-leader and Pacific Raceways speed record-holder Steve Torrence emerged with the provisional qualifying lead after the opening sessions of time trials Friday for the 30th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals in Kent, Wash.
Torrence wheeled his Capco Contractors dragster to 1,000-foot pass in 3.791-seconds at 324.75 mph. The 34-year-old resident of Kilgore in West Texas […]

Todd Makes History In Sonoma
Monday, 31 Jul, 2017 – 9:17 | Comments Off on Todd Makes History In Sonoma
Todd Makes History In Sonoma

 
J.R. Todd checked-off a lengthy list of professional, personal and emotional “firsts” Sunday, when he won the Funny Car portion of the 30th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals.
Todd’s Funny Car Wally trophy sent him into drag racing’s record book as the first African-American driver to win in the class. Todd also was the first […]

Tonglet Rides To Mickey Thompson Win; Field Set At Sonoma
Sunday, 30 Jul, 2017 – 8:19 | Comments Off on Tonglet Rides To Mickey Thompson Win; Field Set At Sonoma
Tonglet Rides To Mickey Thompson Win; Field Set At Sonoma

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LE Tonglet raced to victory in his first career NHRA Mickey Thompson Tire Pro Bike Battle during the 30th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals on Saturday. Tonglet bagged a $7,500 payday in the all-star race featuring the top eight Pro Stock Motorcycle riders during the last 12 months. 
Tonglet and his Nitro Fish Racing Suzuki defeated […]

Hight Tops 339 In Sonoma
Saturday, 29 Jul, 2017 – 7:31 | Comments Off on Hight Tops 339 In Sonoma
Hight Tops 339 In Sonoma

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Robert Hight reset the NHRA record book with the fastest pass in any category and nearly eclipsed the next major speed milestone _ 340 mph _ during Funny Car qualifying Friday for the 30th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway.
Following a 4.507-second, 1,000-foot pass at 184.62 mph […]

Colorado Win Has Put Hight’s Sites On Western Sweep
Monday, 24 Jul, 2017 – 7:17 | Comments Off on Colorado Win Has Put Hight’s Sites On Western Sweep
Colorado Win Has Put Hight’s Sites On Western Sweep

Robert Hight’s Funny Car victory Sunday in the opening race of the NHRA’s annual summertime Western Swing immediately left the John Force Racing ace thinking 1-2-3 sweep!
Hight’s win over Tommy Johnson Jr. at the 38th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway was his first of the 2017 season, fourth on “The Mountain” in […]

Pritchett Leads Top Fuel Field Into Mile High Eliminations
Sunday, 23 Jul, 2017 – 7:44 | Comments Off on Pritchett Leads Top Fuel Field Into Mile High Eliminations
Pritchett Leads Top Fuel Field Into Mile High Eliminations

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Leah Pritchett has been to the top of “The Mountain” and conquered it Saturday, when the Don Schumacher Racing/Mopar Top Fuel dragster driver claimed her fourth pole of the season as time trials concluded for the 38th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals in Morrison, Colo.
Pritchett’s 1,000-foot run of 3.733-seconds at 326.74 mph shattered Bandimere Speedway’s […]