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Larry Dixon Leaves Rapisarda
Friday, 12 Jul, 2013 – 17:36 | Comments Off
Larry Dixon Leaves Rapisarda

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Three-time NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel drag racing series champion Larry Dixon announced Friday that he plans to concentrate on securing the necessary funding for his 2014 Top Fuel program and has left the part-time effort of Rapisarda Autosport International.
Dixon, 46, is the second winningest Top Fuel driver in National Hot Rod Association history with [...]

It Was A Gray Day In Ohio
Sunday, 7 Jul, 2013 – 18:36 | Comments Off
It Was A Gray Day In Ohio

Johnny Gray picked up his fourth NHRA Funny Car victory of 2013 on Sunday when he beat Ron Capps in the finals at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.
Khalid alBalooshi (Top Fuel), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners of [...]

Kalitta Runs To Norwalk Pole
Saturday, 6 Jul, 2013 – 16:42 | Comments Off
Kalitta Runs To Norwalk Pole

NHRA Top Fuel driver Doug Kalitta earned his fifth No. 1 qualifier of the season and 36th of his career on Saturday, and will try for his first victory of the season on Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park.
John Force (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and [...]

Force At The Top In Norwalk
Saturday, 6 Jul, 2013 – 6:58 | 2 Comments
Force At The Top In Norwalk

John Force raced to the qualifying lead in Funny Car at the seventh annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Michael Ray (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Series event, the 13th [...]

Anderson Takes Digging Expedition To Norwalk
Thursday, 4 Jul, 2013 – 7:57 | Comments Off
Anderson Takes Digging Expedition To Norwalk

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fourth of July weekend and the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio, mark the start of the second half of the 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. It’s the point where many drivers will accelerate their pushes towards a championship, including four-time Pro Stock world champion [...]

Schumacher Notches Explosive Victory In Joliet
Sunday, 30 Jun, 2013 – 18:37 | Comments Off
Schumacher Notches Explosive Victory In Joliet

Tony Schumacher notched a hometown victory Sunday as he won the Top Fuel portion of the NHRA O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 Nationals in Joliet, Ill.
And a dramatic victory it was, too, as his car exploded in a huge fireball as when he crossed the finish line in the elimination finals.
Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Jeg [...]

Action Furiously Fast In Route 66 Qualifying
Sunday, 30 Jun, 2013 – 6:24 | Comments Off
Action Furiously Fast In Route 66 Qualifying

Ron Capps led a parade of three-second Funny Car runs and claimed the No. 1 qualifying position Saturday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by Super Start Batteries.
Morgan Lucas (Top Fuel), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations [...]

John Force Still Speeding At Route 66
Saturday, 29 Jun, 2013 – 6:43 | Comments Off
John Force Still Speeding At Route 66

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John Force kept his recent hot streak going Friday at Route 66 Raceway by powering to the qualifying lead in Funny Car at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by Super Start Batteries.
Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Scotty Pollacheck (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders in their [...]

Enders-Stevens Returns To Cockpit At Route 66
Wednesday, 26 Jun, 2013 – 15:43 | Comments Off
Enders-Stevens Returns To Cockpit At Route 66

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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NHRA Pro Stock driver Erica Enders-Stevens took last weekend off, but missing the series’ inaugural New England Nationals in Epping, N.H. was anything but a vacation. Enders-Stevens was forced off the track because of sponsorship issues at Cagnazzi Racing and it hurt like crazy.
This weekend, Enders-Stevens will be back in [...]

Courtney Force Makes It Daughter’s Day In N.H.
Sunday, 23 Jun, 2013 – 17:44 | Comments Off
Courtney Force Makes It Daughter’s Day In N.H.

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Courtney Force claimed a memorable Funny Car victory against her legendary father John Force on Sunday at the Inaugural Auto-Plus NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway.
Spencer Massey (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and John Hall (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event, the 11th [...]