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NHRA Notes: Dixon Reacts To DNQ
Thursday, 18 Feb, 2010 – 7:38 | One Comment
NHRA Notes: Dixon Reacts To DNQ

Larry Dixon’s DNQ in his debut for Al-Anabi Racing last February arguably cost him the 2009 NHRA Top Fuel world championship.
A two-time champion, Dixon fell two points short of Tony Schumacher at the conclusion of …

Wilkerson Cool With Being Test Mule
Tuesday, 16 Feb, 2010 – 9:05 | Comments Off on Wilkerson Cool With Being Test Mule
Wilkerson Cool With Being Test Mule

Funny Car driver Tim Wilkerson spent part of his offseason testing the National Hot Rod Association’s spec engine, a session that admittedly proved more miss-than-hit.
Wilkerson’s January test at Firebird International Raceway in Chandler, Ariz., was a …

Force Is A Force Again
Sunday, 14 Feb, 2010 – 22:17 | Comments Off on Force Is A Force Again
Force Is A Force Again

On a weekend in which NHRA paid tribute to its rich history during the 50th running of the Kragen O’Reilly NHRA Winternationals, NHRA legend John Force turned back the clock himself by winning for the …

NHRA Notes: The ‘Stang Is Back
Sunday, 14 Feb, 2010 – 8:40 | Comments Off on NHRA Notes: The ‘Stang Is Back
NHRA Notes: The ‘Stang Is Back

Ford Motor Co. marked its official return to drag racing’s famed “Factory Hot Rod” wars Saturday, when veteran competitor Larry Morgan qualified a 2010 Mustang for the 50th annual Kragen O’Reilly NHRA Winternationals at Pomona, …

Cory Mac Back At The Top
Saturday, 13 Feb, 2010 – 22:49 | Comments Off on Cory Mac Back At The Top
Cory Mac Back At The Top

Cory McClenathan returned to the top of the speed charts at the Kragen O’Reilly Winternationals on Saturday while Robert Hight and Mike Edwards stayed there.
McClenathan, who led Top Fuel after Thursday’s first round of qualifying, …

Antron Brown Settling In At DSR
Saturday, 13 Feb, 2010 – 14:16 | Comments Off on Antron Brown Settling In At DSR
Antron Brown Settling In At DSR

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Antron Brown has learned to drive hard and travel light during his nomadic NHRA Top Fuel career, the residue of having raced for four team-owners over two seasons. But Brown …

Langdon Cooking At Home
Saturday, 13 Feb, 2010 – 8:59 | One Comment
Langdon Cooking At Home

Having grown up just down the road from the track in Pomona, Shawn Langdon knows all the secret spots at that wonderful old dragstrip. He knows the best places to get autographs, to eat, to …

Dixon Jumps To Top In Pomona
Friday, 12 Feb, 2010 – 21:06 | One Comment
Dixon Jumps To Top In Pomona

Larry Dixon jumped to the provisional Top Fuel pole at the 50th-annual Kragen O’Reilly NHRA Winternationals Friday with a second-round qualifying run at 3.795 second and 317 mph.
Robert Hight held on to the No. 1 …

The High Continues For Hight
Friday, 12 Feb, 2010 – 9:38 | Comments Off on The High Continues For Hight
The High Continues For Hight

Now that he has the No. 1 decal slapped on his race car, Robert Hight wants to avoid being labeled a one-hit wonder.
So motivated, Hight launched defense of his NHRA Funny Car world championship by …

Champs Dominate At Pomona
Thursday, 11 Feb, 2010 – 22:00 | Comments Off on Champs Dominate At Pomona
Champs Dominate At Pomona

RacinToday.com
Defending champions Robert Hight and Mike Edwards picked up right where they left off with pace-setting runs on the first day of qualifying at the season-opening Kragen O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Winternationals presented by Valvoline …