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Brown Leads Clean Qualifying Sweep At HRP
Saturday, 28 Mar, 2009 – 20:00 | Comments Off on Brown Leads Clean Qualifying Sweep At HRP
Brown Leads Clean Qualifying Sweep At HRP

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
BAYTOWN, Texas – Antron Brown led a clean sweep of new No. 1 qualifiers  Saturday at Houston Raceway Park, where cooler temperatures and a dry racetrack reset the professional fields for the 22nd annual O’Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals.
Brown drove his Matco Tools Dragster to a 3.819-second run at 316.75 mph […]

Cory Mac On Top in Houston
Saturday, 28 Mar, 2009 – 9:15 | Comments Off on Cory Mac On Top in Houston
Cory Mac On Top in Houston

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Cory McClenathan impressed himself, and topped the Top Fuel field, when he grabbed the provisional No. 1 spot during the rain-plagued opening day of qualifications for the 22nd annual O’Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals at Houston Raceway Park.

Qualifying in four professional classes was limited to a single session, as a rain […]

Connolly Eager for 2009 Pro Stock Debut
Friday, 27 Mar, 2009 – 0:26 | Comments Off on Connolly Eager for 2009 Pro Stock Debut

A reluctant spectator for three national events, Pro Stock driver Dave Connolly will make his debut in the 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series today at Houston Raceway Park.
Lack of sponsorship has kept Connolly and his Cagnazzi Racing Charter Communications Chevrolet Cobalt on the sidelines this season. At Baytown, Connolly will be wheeling Kenny […]

Tasca On the Way Up
Tuesday, 24 Mar, 2009 – 19:52 | Comments Off on Tasca On the Way Up
Tasca On the Way Up

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com 
The names of drivers in the NHRA’s glamour division, Funny Car, are well known. They include high-profilers like John Force, Ron Capps, Ashley Force. 
Then, or make that now, there is Bob Tasca III. In just his second full season in the NHRA Full Throttle series, Tasca is hard at work […]

Beckman Goes Backwards
Tuesday, 24 Mar, 2009 – 7:45 | Comments Off on Beckman Goes Backwards
Beckman Goes Backwards

“Fast” Jack Beckman, driver of the Valvoline/Mail Terminal Services Dodge Charger Funny Car for Don Schumacher Racing in the 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, will change pace on one of his off weekends and drive Lee Jennings’ Nostalgia “American Revolution” Camaro at the 28th Annual Funny Car Fever at Sacramento Raceway Park on […]