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Rain Postpones Stewart’s Prelude
Wednesday, 3 Jun, 2009 – 13:05 | Comments Off on Rain Postpones Stewart’s Prelude
Rain Postpones Stewart’s Prelude

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Persistent rain has forced officials at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, to postpone the fifth annual Prelude to the Dream.  The all-star dirt late model race has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 9.  A decision …

Larry Dixon Silences Doubters In Topeka
Sunday, 31 May, 2009 – 19:26 | Comments Off on Larry Dixon Silences Doubters In Topeka
Larry Dixon Silences Doubters In Topeka

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Topeka, Kan. – Larry Dixon has been taking a bit of a beating this year for not doing as well as many had expected in his role of driver for …

Slick Track Makes For Trouble at Summer Nationals
Saturday, 30 May, 2009 – 16:09 | Comments Off on Slick Track Makes For Trouble at Summer Nationals
Slick Track Makes For Trouble at Summer Nationals

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Topeka, Kan. – Following Satuday’s qualification runs for Sunday’s NHRA O’Reilly Summer Nationals, it became pretty apparent that track records at Heartland Park Topeka are in zero jeopardy this weekend.
Heck, …

Force’s Biggest Victory Is 1-Year-Old
Saturday, 30 May, 2009 – 15:39 | Comments Off on Force’s Biggest Victory Is 1-Year-Old
Force’s Biggest Victory Is 1-Year-Old

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Topeka, Kan. – John Force was scared when arrived at Heartland Park Topeka for last year’s O’Reilly NHRA Summer Nationals.
Not because of the horrific accidents that had killed one of …

Capps Has Become A Commercial Success
Friday, 29 May, 2009 – 18:44 | 2 Comments
Capps Has Become A Commercial Success

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Topeka, Kan. – Ron Capps is one of the biggest stars in the NHRA Full Throttle drag-racing series. Twenty-eight victories, points leader in Funny Car right now, ultra-sincere smile that …

For Alan Johnson, The Challenge Is Being Met
Thursday, 28 May, 2009 – 7:05 | Comments Off on For Alan Johnson, The Challenge Is Being Met
For Alan Johnson, The Challenge Is Being Met

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The victories were stacking up like Canadian cord wood for Alan Johnson. Top Fuel championships, too. The man who drives the cars he built, Tony Schumacher, would be  honored with …

Schumacher Back To Top In Bristol
Sunday, 17 May, 2009 – 18:30 | Comments Off on Schumacher Back To Top In Bristol
Schumacher Back To Top In Bristol

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Tony Schumacher won his second-straight NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals title on Sunday, defeating Doug Kalitta in the Top Fuel final at Bristol Dragway. Joining “the Sarge” in the winner’s circle were Funny Car’s Del Worsham, …

Eliminations Set For Thunder Valley
Saturday, 16 May, 2009 – 17:30 | One Comment
Eliminations Set For Thunder Valley

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Cory McClenathan (Top Fuel), Ashley Force Hood (Funny Car), and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock), will lead their classes into the eliminations at the Thunder Valley Nationals on Sunday.
All three hung onto their top-qualifyings spots at …

Cory Mac Leads Qualifiers in Bristol
Friday, 15 May, 2009 – 21:39 | Comments Off on Cory Mac Leads Qualifiers in Bristol
Cory Mac Leads Qualifiers in Bristol

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Cory McClenathan, Ashley Force Hood, and Mike Edwards were fastest in their categories during qualifying for the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway on Friday.
If McClenathan’s 3.874 holds through tomorrow’s two sessions in Top …

It’s The End Of The Road, Era For Bernsteins And Bud
Friday, 15 May, 2009 – 12:29 | Comments Off on It’s The End Of The Road, Era For Bernsteins And Bud
It’s The End Of The Road, Era For Bernsteins And Bud

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Brandon Bernstein felt odd as he left Gateway International Raceway two weeks ago. Empty, kind of. And not just because he left the NHRA O’Reilly Midwest Nationals there without a …