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Torrence Sidelined For Norwalk
Friday, 24 Jun, 2016 – 6:52 | Comments Off on Torrence Sidelined For Norwalk
Torrence Sidelined For Norwalk

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A health issue has forced Top Fuel championship contender Steve Torrence to withdraw from this weekend’s 10th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio.
Torrence, who has qualified on-pole in six of the season’s first 11 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series races, made the decision to sit-out at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park after […]

Johnson Jr. Shines In Bristol
Monday, 20 Jun, 2016 – 9:04 | Comments Off on Johnson Jr. Shines In Bristol
Johnson Jr. Shines In Bristol

Tommy Johnson Jr. delivered a dual birthday/Father’s Day gift for his dad, Tommy Johnson Sr., at Bristol Dragway Sunday that couldn’t be bought. It had to be earned.
“I love this race, and Father’s Day seems to be really good to me,” Johnson Jr. said after his first Funny Car victory of the season in the […]

Torrence On Pole In Bristol
Sunday, 19 Jun, 2016 – 7:07 | Comments Off on Torrence On Pole In Bristol
Torrence On Pole In Bristol

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Steve Torrence claimed pole position in Top Fuel on Saturday as qualifications concluded for the 16th NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway.
Ron Capps (Funny Car) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also were No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories at the 11th of 24 events on the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing […]

Capps Rolls On In Funny Car
Saturday, 18 Jun, 2016 – 8:09 | Comments Off on Capps Rolls On In Funny Car
Capps Rolls On In Funny Car

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Ron Capps raced to the Funny Car provisional pole on Friday at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders in their respective categories at the 11th event of 24 on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
Capps powered his Don Schumacher […]

Sampey A Winner Again
Sunday, 12 Jun, 2016 – 17:56 | Comments Off on Sampey A Winner Again
Sampey A Winner Again

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Angelle Sampey raced to her first Pro Stock Motorcycle victory since 2007 on Sunday at the NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
She powered her Star Racing Buell to a 6.876-second pass at 194.41 mph to defeat Jerry Savoie’s 6.928 at 177.21 on his Savoie’s Suzuki. The win was her first since 2007 in […]

Torrence Leads Top Fuelers Into Englishtown Eliminations
Sunday, 12 Jun, 2016 – 7:48 | Comments Off on Torrence Leads Top Fuelers Into Englishtown Eliminations
Torrence Leads Top Fuelers Into Englishtown Eliminations

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Steve Torrence will start Sunday’s Top Fuel eliminations at Englishtown from the pole position. Joining Torrence as pole winners at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park on Saturday were Ron Capps (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle).
Torrence, who won the season opener in Pomona, piloted his dragster to a 3.735-second pass […]

Brown Charges To Top Fuel Victory In The New England Nationals
Monday, 6 Jun, 2016 – 17:32 | Comments Off on Brown Charges To Top Fuel Victory In The New England Nationals
Brown Charges To Top Fuel Victory In The New England Nationals

Doug Kalitta’s three-race winning streak came to an end and Antron Brown raced to his second Top Fuel victory of the season Monday at the rain-delayed NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway.
Brown closed the gap on series points-leader Kalitta with a convincing victory over rival Steve Torrence in the final round. Brown powered […]

Rain Postpones Cup, NHRA Events
Sunday, 5 Jun, 2016 – 17:06 | Comments Off on Rain Postpones Cup, NHRA Events
Rain Postpones Cup, NHRA Events

Rain in Pocono, Pa. and New England forced postponement of Sunday’s Sprint Cup and NHRA events respectively.
The Cup race was rescheduled for noon ET on Monday when sunshine is forecast. FS1 will broadcast the race.
Team Penske teammates Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano will start first and second at the Pocono triangle.
NHRA officials postponed eliminations for the […]

Brown Rolls To First Pole Of Season
Sunday, 5 Jun, 2016 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Brown Rolls To First Pole Of Season
Brown Rolls To First Pole Of Season

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Antron Brown claimed his “overdue” first pole of the season during Saturday’s final round of qualifications at the fourth annual NHRA New England Nationals in Epping, N.H.
Ron Capps (Funny Car) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also will lead their categories into eliminations at the ninth race of the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series at New […]

Capps’ Record Highlight Of First Qualifying Day In New England
Saturday, 4 Jun, 2016 – 11:44 | Comments Off on Capps’ Record Highlight Of First Qualifying Day In New England
Capps’ Record Highlight Of First Qualifying Day In New England

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Ron Capps set a track record en route to the provisional Funny Car qualifying lead Friday during the opening day of time trials for the fourth annual NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders in their respective categories at the ninth event […]