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Cruz Pedregon Not Rolling Over
Friday, 18 Sep, 2009 – 19:00 | Comments Off on Cruz Pedregon Not Rolling Over
Cruz Pedregon Not Rolling Over

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Concord, N.C. – No pressure, nothing to prove and no revenge motive. That’s what Cruz Pedregon said Friday night after grabbing the provisional No. 1 qualifying spot in Funny Car …

In A Twist, Points Snuck Up on Drivers in NHRA
Friday, 18 Sep, 2009 – 12:01 | Comments Off on In A Twist, Points Snuck Up on Drivers in NHRA
In A Twist, Points Snuck Up on Drivers in NHRA

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Concord, N.C. – The cell phone was out of Ron Capps’ pocket like a Colt .44 out John Wayne’s holster when he got the news that the NHRA Full Throttle …

Pedregon Says Battle With Force Is Over
Wednesday, 16 Sep, 2009 – 5:45 | 2 Comments
Pedregon Says Battle With Force Is Over

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
NHRA Funny Car champions Tony Pedregon and John Force have hissed and made up.
Pedregon said he and former bossman Force cleared any ill will still simmering between them during an …

Force Fined; Grudge Race Proposed
Thursday, 10 Sep, 2009 – 15:05 | 17 Comments
Force Fined; Grudge Race Proposed

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Funny Car racer John Force has been fined $10,000 by the NHRA for an incident involving physical contact with an NHRA official on Monday, Sept. 7 during the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Lucas …

Pedley: The C-Word Slows Down Racing
Wednesday, 9 Sep, 2009 – 12:00 | 2 Comments
Pedley: The C-Word Slows Down Racing

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Let’s see what’s in the Wednesday Morning Memo today:
* Did too, did not
I tend to continue right on with what I’m doing when I hear one person involved in professional …

Pedley: The Big Go Was An Incredible Go Sunday In Indy
Tuesday, 8 Sep, 2009 – 7:14 | 14 Comments
Pedley: The Big Go Was An Incredible Go Sunday In Indy

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Who would have thought that sitting in front of a television set for five straight hours on a beautiful autumn holiday would ever be considered a wise investment of one’s …

Pedley: Answers And Questions From The Nationals
Sunday, 6 Sep, 2009 – 19:00 | One Comment
Pedley: Answers And Questions From The Nationals

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Clermont, Ind. – The eliminations are set for Monday’s finals at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals.
Tops seeds are: Antron Brown in Top Fuel, Robert Hight in Funny Car, …

U.S. Nationals Is Tour De Force
Saturday, 5 Sep, 2009 – 21:30 | Comments Off on U.S. Nationals Is Tour De Force
U.S. Nationals Is Tour De Force

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The 2009 Mac Tools U.S. Nationals is turning into the John Force Racing show as the top four qualifiers through the first three rounds of qualifying in the Funny Car division race are JFR drivers.
Robert …

Hight Chips Away At Countdown Berth
Saturday, 5 Sep, 2009 – 9:15 | Comments Off on Hight Chips Away At Countdown Berth
Hight Chips Away At Countdown Berth

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Clermont, Ind. – It’s a baby-steps kind of weekend for Robert Hight at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals. You know, pick up small victories here and there and hope that …

Stoffer’s Near-Perfect Run Not Good Enough
Friday, 4 Sep, 2009 – 21:10 | Comments Off on Stoffer’s Near-Perfect Run Not Good Enough
Stoffer’s Near-Perfect Run Not Good Enough

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Clermont, Ind. – Karen Stoffer crossed the finish line Friday night in the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals with some pretty warm thoughts racing through her mind. The kind of thoughts …