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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 […]

Torrence On Top At Western Swing Finale
Saturday, 5 Aug, 2017 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Torrence On Top At Western Swing Finale
Torrence On Top At Western Swing Finale

Top Fuel point-leader and Pacific Raceways speed record-holder Steve Torrence emerged with the provisional qualifying lead after the opening sessions of time trials Friday for the 30th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals in Kent, Wash.
Torrence wheeled his Capco Contractors dragster to 1,000-foot pass in 3.791-seconds at 324.75 mph. The 34-year-old resident of Kilgore in West Texas […]

Todd Makes History In Sonoma
Monday, 31 Jul, 2017 – 9:17 | Comments Off on Todd Makes History In Sonoma
Todd Makes History In Sonoma

 
J.R. Todd checked-off a lengthy list of professional, personal and emotional “firsts” Sunday, when he won the Funny Car portion of the 30th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals.
Todd’s Funny Car Wally trophy sent him into drag racing’s record book as the first African-American driver to win in the class. Todd also was the first […]

Tonglet Rides To Mickey Thompson Win; Field Set At Sonoma
Sunday, 30 Jul, 2017 – 8:19 | Comments Off on Tonglet Rides To Mickey Thompson Win; Field Set At Sonoma
Tonglet Rides To Mickey Thompson Win; Field Set At Sonoma

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LE Tonglet raced to victory in his first career NHRA Mickey Thompson Tire Pro Bike Battle during the 30th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals on Saturday. Tonglet bagged a $7,500 payday in the all-star race featuring the top eight Pro Stock Motorcycle riders during the last 12 months. 
Tonglet and his Nitro Fish Racing Suzuki defeated […]

Hight Tops 339 In Sonoma
Saturday, 29 Jul, 2017 – 7:31 | Comments Off on Hight Tops 339 In Sonoma
Hight Tops 339 In Sonoma

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Robert Hight reset the NHRA record book with the fastest pass in any category and nearly eclipsed the next major speed milestone _ 340 mph _ during Funny Car qualifying Friday for the 30th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway.
Following a 4.507-second, 1,000-foot pass at 184.62 mph […]

Colorado Win Has Put Hight’s Sites On Western Sweep
Monday, 24 Jul, 2017 – 7:17 | Comments Off on Colorado Win Has Put Hight’s Sites On Western Sweep
Colorado Win Has Put Hight’s Sites On Western Sweep

Robert Hight’s Funny Car victory Sunday in the opening race of the NHRA’s annual summertime Western Swing immediately left the John Force Racing ace thinking 1-2-3 sweep!
Hight’s win over Tommy Johnson Jr. at the 38th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway was his first of the 2017 season, fourth on “The Mountain” in […]

Pritchett Leads Top Fuel Field Into Mile High Eliminations
Sunday, 23 Jul, 2017 – 7:44 | Comments Off on Pritchett Leads Top Fuel Field Into Mile High Eliminations
Pritchett Leads Top Fuel Field Into Mile High Eliminations

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Leah Pritchett has been to the top of “The Mountain” and conquered it Saturday, when the Don Schumacher Racing/Mopar Top Fuel dragster driver claimed her fourth pole of the season as time trials concluded for the 38th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals in Morrison, Colo.
Pritchett’s 1,000-foot run of 3.733-seconds at 326.74 mph shattered Bandimere Speedway’s […]

Force Cars Forceful At Mile-High
Saturday, 22 Jul, 2017 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Force Cars Forceful At Mile-High
Force Cars Forceful At Mile-High

Courtney Force set both ends of the Funny Car track record Friday as John Force Racing posted a 1-2-3 sweep during the opening day of qualifications for the 38th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Drew Skillman (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also emerged as provisional leaders […]

Torrence Rolls On At Route 66
Monday, 10 Jul, 2017 – 7:59 | Comments Off on Torrence Rolls On At Route 66
Torrence Rolls On At Route 66

Texan Steve Torrence took another step toward securing the No. 1 slot for the NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship playoffs Sunday when he defeated Antron Brown in the Top Fuel final of the NHRA Route 66 Nationals in Joliet, Ill.
Winning for the fifth time in the last eight national events in his Richard Hogan-tuned Capco […]

Brittany Force Secures Nice Birthday Gift
Sunday, 9 Jul, 2017 – 7:53 | Comments Off on Brittany Force Secures Nice Birthday Gift
Brittany Force Secures Nice Birthday Gift

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Birthday girl Brittany Force powered to her first Top Fuel pole of the season Saturday evening as qualifying concluded for the 20th annual Fallen Patriots NHRA Route 66 Nationals at Route 66 Raceway.
Robert Hight (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and LE Tonglet (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also secured No. 1 positions in their respective categories in Joliet, […]