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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 …

Hight Still On An NHRA High
Friday, 2 Oct, 2009 – 19:30 | Comments Off on Hight Still On An NHRA High
Hight Still On An NHRA High

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Robert Hight raced to the Funny Car qualifying lead Friday at the O’Reilly NHRA Mid-South Nationals in Memphis.
Larry Dixon, Mike Edwards and Andrew Hines also led their categories at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing …

Sturbin: The Sarge Is In Command Again
Friday, 2 Oct, 2009 – 12:00 | One Comment
Sturbin: The Sarge Is In Command Again

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Tony Schumacher’s return to the NHRA Top Fuel points lead is full of juicy irony, in that “The Sarge” knocked off the team of former tuner Alan Johnson in the …

Minter: A Car And A Driver Are Restored In Georgia
Wednesday, 30 Sep, 2009 – 9:55 | 2 Comments
Minter: A Car And A Driver Are Restored In Georgia

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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The news that Huston Platt is among the inductees into the 2009 class of the East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame is yet another sign that the 76-year-old former drag …

Schumacher Stands Tall In The Fall Nationals
Sunday, 27 Sep, 2009 – 17:45 | Comments Off on Schumacher Stands Tall In The Fall Nationals
Schumacher Stands Tall In The Fall Nationals

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Ennis, Texas – Given his recent history, Tony Schumacher might have won the Top Fuel final of the O’Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals blasting down nearby State Highway …

Hight To Face One Swede Ride In Super Stockholm Elimination
Saturday, 26 Sep, 2009 – 19:27 | One Comment
Hight To Face One Swede Ride In Super Stockholm Elimination

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Ennis, Texas – Robert Hight’s quest for his first NHRA Funny Car championship goes global on Sunday.
Hight emerged from four rounds of professional qualifying at Texas Motorplex Saturday afternoon on-pole …

NHRA’s Arana Is Privately Wheeling Way To the Top
Saturday, 26 Sep, 2009 – 16:00 | Comments Off on NHRA’s Arana Is Privately Wheeling Way To the Top
NHRA’s Arana Is Privately Wheeling Way To the Top

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Ennis, Texas – Hector Arana says he is riding a Pro Stock Motorcycle good enough to win the 2009 NHRA Countdown to 1 championship. And if the bike breaks, Arana …

Familiar Names Top Dallas NHRA Qualifying
Friday, 25 Sep, 2009 – 20:40 | Comments Off on Familiar Names Top Dallas NHRA Qualifying
Familiar Names Top Dallas NHRA Qualifying

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Larry Dixon, Robert Hight, Mike Edwards, and Eddie Krawiec are the first-day qualifying leaders at the 24th annual O’Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals presented by Castrol Syntec at Texas Motorplex outside of Dallas.
The …