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NHRA Notes: Safety Measures Unveiled
Thursday, 29 Oct, 2009 – 20:30 | One Comment
NHRA Notes: Safety Measures Unveiled

Funny Car points-leader Robert Hight has given the new helmet removal system NHRA will implement next season The Eric Medlen Project seal of approval.
NHRA announced earlier this week a series of technical initiatives designed to …

NHRA Unveils Safety Updates
Wednesday, 28 Oct, 2009 – 6:28 | Comments Off on NHRA Unveils Safety Updates
NHRA Unveils Safety Updates

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A new helmet removal system leads a list of technical initiatives designed to improve safety and reduce unwanted downtime during the 2010 National Hot Rod Association season.
Highlighting changes announced Monday will be implementation of a …

Force Hood Wants Title For Team, Not Gender
Tuesday, 27 Oct, 2009 – 17:00 | 3 Comments
Force Hood Wants Title For Team, Not Gender

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Don’t fault Ashley Force Hood if she is underwhelmed by the prospect of emerging as the NHRA’s first female Funny Car world champion.
“It’s not such a big deal to me, …

NHRA Notes: Dixon Is Out To Demote The Sarge
Friday, 23 Oct, 2009 – 7:44 | 2 Comments
NHRA Notes: Dixon Is Out To Demote The Sarge

Larry Dixon’s next text message to Top Fuel rival Tony Schumacher might read: “Sarge: Game on!”
Dixon rolled into The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway one year ago a distant second to Schumacher and his …

Mike Edwards Moves In On Pro Stock Title
Sunday, 11 Oct, 2009 – 18:00 | Comments Off on Mike Edwards Moves In On Pro Stock Title
Mike Edwards Moves In On Pro Stock Title

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Pro Stock driver Mike Edwards went wire-to-wire at the NHRA Virginia Nationals, earning the maximum 150 points, to all but clinch his first career NHRA Full Throttle Series world championship.
The other winners at the 22nd …

Dixon Again Top Qualifier In Top Fuel
Saturday, 10 Oct, 2009 – 18:45 | One Comment
Dixon Again Top Qualifier In Top Fuel

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Larry Dixon closed the gap between himself and Top Fuel points-leader Tony Schumacher with his fourth straight No. 1 qualifier on Saturday at the NHRA Virginia Nationals.
The other provisional No. 1 qualifiers at the 22nd …

Force Hood Adds To Points Lead
Friday, 9 Oct, 2009 – 18:00 | Comments Off on Force Hood Adds To Points Lead
Force Hood Adds To Points Lead

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Ashley Force Hood solidified her status as the Funny Car points leader with a 4.094-second pass at 307.79 mph to secure the provisional pole on the first day of qualifying at the NHRA Virginia Nationals.
The …

Arend Gives Kalitta A Big Victory
Monday, 5 Oct, 2009 – 18:00 | Comments Off on Arend Gives Kalitta A Big Victory
Arend Gives Kalitta A Big Victory

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Jeff Arend scored an emotional win in Funny Car, and Morgan Lucas, Jason Line, and Michael Phillips boosted their championship hopes with victories at the rain-delayed conclusion to the 22nd annual O’Reilly NHRA Mid-South Nationals …

Greg Anderson Looking For Lip-Raising Runs In Memphis
Sunday, 4 Oct, 2009 – 7:50 | Comments Off on Greg Anderson Looking For Lip-Raising Runs In Memphis
Greg Anderson Looking For Lip-Raising Runs In Memphis

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Self-inflicted wounds to his confidence and left wrist have accompanied Greg Anderson to Memphis Motorsports Park, where NHRA Pro Stock points-leader Mike Edwards remains squarely in Greg’s grille.
And Greg’s head.
Anderson’s …

Dixon Has Big Point Day In Memphis
Saturday, 3 Oct, 2009 – 17:30 | One Comment
Dixon Has Big Point Day In Memphis

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Top Fuel driver Larry Dixon earned the pole and took advantage of NHRA’s new qualifying bonus-point system and earned the maximum 12 points for the second consecutive race during two days of qualifying at the …