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Winning Still A Hoot For Champions Like Force And Brown
Monday, 19 Sep, 2016 – 10:44 | Comments Off on Winning Still A Hoot For Champions Like Force And Brown
Winning Still A Hoot For Champions Like Force And Brown

CONCORD, N.C. – Top Fuel winner Antron Brown and Funny Car victor John Force gave each other a congratulatory hug in the media center at zMAX Dragway shortly after receiving their Wallys at the NHRA Carolina Nationals.
Both have won championships in their respective classes, but each time they add to their victory total they exhibit […]

John Force Kicks Off Countdown With Victory In North Carolina
Sunday, 18 Sep, 2016 – 18:37 | Comments Off on John Force Kicks Off Countdown With Victory In North Carolina
John Force Kicks Off Countdown With Victory In North Carolina

Funny Car driver John Force, the NHRA’s all-time winningest driver, added to his victory record Sunday when he captured the Countdown playoff-opening Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C.
The victory was No. 146 for Force.
Also picking up victories in their respective categories at the Concord track were Antron Brown in Top Fuel, Jason Line […]

Field Set For Countdown-Opener In Carolina
Saturday, 17 Sep, 2016 – 18:26 | Comments Off on Field Set For Countdown-Opener In Carolina
Field Set For Countdown-Opener In Carolina

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Doug Kalitta and Tommy Johnson Jr. maintained the No. 1 qualifying positions in Top Fuel and Funny Car, respectively, as qualifying for the NHRA Carolina Nationals concluded Saturday at zMAX Dragway.  
Both drivers claimed the top spot in their respective categories Friday in second round qualifying and […]

Johnson Jr. Fastest In Funny Car As Countdown Begins
Saturday, 17 Sep, 2016 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Johnson Jr. Fastest In Funny Car As Countdown Begins
Johnson Jr. Fastest In Funny Car As Countdown Begins

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Tommy Johnson Jr. sprinted into the qualifying lead in Funny Car Friday at the ninth annual NHRA Carolina Nationals _ first race of the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship at zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also emerged as provisional leaders […]

Teammates Not A Blessing For DSR Drivers
Saturday, 17 Sep, 2016 – 7:51 | Comments Off on Teammates Not A Blessing For DSR Drivers
Teammates Not A Blessing For DSR Drivers

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – All eight of Don Schumacher Racing’s NHRA teams earned positions in the Countdown to the Championship, but that doesn’t mean it will be DSR against the rest of the field in the Top Fuel and Funny Car categories.
In fact, Top Fuel defending champion and No. 1 seed […]

Biker Hines May R and D Himself To Another Title
Friday, 16 Sep, 2016 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Biker Hines May R and D Himself To Another Title
Biker Hines May R and D Himself To Another Title

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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His NHRA resume reads five-time Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion. But Andrew Hines admittedly operates in a completely different role opposite teammate Eddie Krawiec.
“I’m the guinea pig on the crew,” said Hines, winner of three consecutive PSM titles aboard his Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson. “We always keep Eddie’s […]

Schumacher Becomes 10-Time Winner At NHRA’s Big Go
Monday, 5 Sep, 2016 – 19:04 | Comments Off on Schumacher Becomes 10-Time Winner At NHRA’s Big Go
Schumacher Becomes 10-Time Winner At NHRA’s Big Go

Top Fuel driver Tony Schumacher knows how to win the U.S. Nationals. He’s proven that nine times in the past and on Monday, he proved it for an 10th time.
Schumacher, the winningest Top Fuel driver in NHRA history with 82 victories, won the 2016 “Big Go” by disposing of Steve Torrence in the finals in […]

Courtney Force Captures Shootout at U.S. Nationals
Sunday, 4 Sep, 2016 – 20:57 | Comments Off on Courtney Force Captures Shootout at U.S. Nationals
Courtney Force Captures Shootout at U.S. Nationals

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Courtney Force won the Funny Car portion of the NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootout and Matt Hagan secured the No. 1 qualifier Sunday at the 62nd annual U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis on Sunday.
Clay Millican (Top Fuel), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and Angelle Sampey (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories at […]

‘Sarge’ Wins Shootout, Millican Provisional Pole At U.S. Nationals
Sunday, 4 Sep, 2016 – 7:41 | Comments Off on ‘Sarge’ Wins Shootout, Millican Provisional Pole At U.S. Nationals
‘Sarge’ Wins Shootout, Millican Provisional Pole At U.S. Nationals

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Tony Schumacher won the Top Fuel portion of the NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootout and Clay Millican raced to the qualifying lead in the same category on Saturday at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals near Indianapolis.
Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Vincent Nobile (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders in their respective […]

Hagan Out Front At U.S. Nationals
Saturday, 3 Sep, 2016 – 8:31 | Comments Off on Hagan Out Front At U.S. Nationals
Hagan Out Front At U.S. Nationals

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Matt Hagan drove to the provisional pole in Funny Car on Friday at the U.S. Nationals near Indianapolis.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Vincent Nobile (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders in their respective categories at the 18th event of 24 on the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.
Hagan […]