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Hagan Off To Record-Setting Start At The Big Go
Saturday, 2 Sep, 2017 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Hagan Off To Record-Setting Start At The Big Go
Hagan Off To Record-Setting Start At The Big Go

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Two-time world champion Matt Hagan set both ends of the Funny Car track record on Friday as qualifications began for the 63rd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals _ the world’s biggest drag race _ at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
Leah Pritchett (Top Fuel), Tanner Gray (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also lead […]

NHRA’s Allen Johnson To Retire
Friday, 1 Sep, 2017 – 15:38 | Comments Off on NHRA’s Allen Johnson To Retire
NHRA’s Allen Johnson To Retire

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Veteran Mopar campaigner Allen Johnson, the 2012 NHRA Pro Stock world champion, announced he will retire at the end of the current season during a press conference Friday prior to the start of the 63rd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals.
“It’s been an amazing run for my dad (Roy) and I, but it just felt like now was […]

U.S. Nats Preview: DeJoria Says She’s Back, And Just In Time
Friday, 1 Sep, 2017 – 7:26 | Comments Off on U.S. Nats Preview: DeJoria Says She’s Back, And Just In Time
U.S. Nats Preview: DeJoria Says She’s Back, And Just In Time

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With NHRA’s postseason looming, Alexis DeJoria believes she’s finally got her groove back at 1,000-feet.
DeJoria‘s first victory of the 2017 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season on Aug. 20 at Brainerd International Raceway propelled her from 14th to 10th in the Funny Car point standings. DeJoria exited the Minnesota facility with a 12-point lead over […]

Beckman Lives Up To Name In Testing
Friday, 25 Aug, 2017 – 7:25 | Comments Off on Beckman Lives Up To Name In Testing
Beckman Lives Up To Name In Testing

“Fast” Jack Beckman led the Funny Car field Thursday during the second and final round of testing for the 63rd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Clermont, Ind.
Meanwhile, Tony Schumacher improved upon his elapsed time from Wednesday to lead Top Fuel and give Don Schumacher Racing a sweep of the nitro categories heading […]

Testing Under Way at U.S. Nats
Thursday, 24 Aug, 2017 – 15:29 | Comments Off on Testing Under Way at U.S. Nats
Testing Under Way at U.S. Nats

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Eight-time NHRA world champion Tony Schumacher led Top Fuel drivers during the first of two days of  testing Wednesday for the 63rd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Clermont, Ind.
Meanwhile, Don Schumacher Racing teammate Matt Hagan led the Funny Car class as preparations began for “The Big Go,” the final event […]

DeJoria Back In Gear; Wins In Brainerd
Tuesday, 22 Aug, 2017 – 7:11 | Comments Off on DeJoria Back In Gear; Wins In Brainerd
DeJoria Back In Gear; Wins In Brainerd

A resilient Alexis DeJoria launched a late-season rush toward the NHRA’s Funny Car playoffs Sunday with a victory in the 36th annual  Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. 
DeJoria recorded her first win of the season, fifth of her career and the 250th women’s victory in NHRA history when she defeated Tommy Johnson Jr. […]

Pritchett Leads Field Into Brainerd Eliminations
Sunday, 20 Aug, 2017 – 8:36 | Comments Off on Pritchett Leads Field Into Brainerd Eliminations
Pritchett Leads Field Into Brainerd Eliminations

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Leah Pritchett’s quickest run in NHRA history withstood two rounds of qualifying Saturday and secured pole position in Top Fuel during the 36th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. 
Record-smashing Robert Hight (Funny Car), Tanner Gray (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also earned No. 1 positions in their respective […]

ET Marks Take Beating In Brainerd
Saturday, 19 Aug, 2017 – 7:45 | Comments Off on ET Marks Take Beating In Brainerd
ET Marks Take Beating In Brainerd

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Leah Pritchett and Robert Hight posted national elapsed-time record runs in Top Fuel and Funny Car, respectively, during Friday’s opening qualifying sessions for the 36th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. 
Tanner Gray (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were provisional qualifying leaders at the Minnesota facility during the […]

Western Swing Ends The Way It Began
Monday, 7 Aug, 2017 – 7:13 | Comments Off on Western Swing Ends The Way It Began
Western Swing Ends The Way It Began

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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NHRA’s annual three-race summertime Western Swing wrapped up Sunday in the Great Northwest, leaving Antron Brown, Robert Hight and Drew Skillman to ponder the one that got away in Sonoma, Calif.
That threesome began “The Swing” with victories at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colo., on July 23 and closed out the […]

Hight’s High Continues
Sunday, 6 Aug, 2017 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Hight’s High Continues
Hight’s High Continues

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Robert Hight secured his second consecutive Funny Car pole position Saturday as qualifying concluded for the 30th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways.
Hight earned P1 after a 1,000-foot pass in 3.883-seconds at 329.34 mph in his Auto Club of Southern California Chevrolet Camaro SS during the fourth and final qualifying session in Kent, Wash. Hight […]