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KB Doing OK At St. Lou
Sunday, 1 Oct, 2017 – 8:29 | Comments Off on KB Doing OK At St. Lou
KB Doing OK At St. Lou

Four-time Pro Stock world champion Greg Anderson led a 1-2-3 sweep for Ken Black Racing as qualifying concluded Saturday for the sixth annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Ill.
Anderson, who claimed his 91st career pole, was joined by teammates Bo Butner and Jason Line in the second and third […]

No Blues For Millican In St. Louis
Saturday, 30 Sep, 2017 – 8:08 | Comments Off on No Blues For Millican In St. Louis
No Blues For Millican In St. Louis

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Top Fuel veteran Clay Millican set the category’s national elapsed time record under the lights Friday as qualifying began for the sixth annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Ill.
Millican wheeled his dragster to a 1,000-foot pass in 3.631-seconds at 330.39 mph at the home race for Stringer Performance during […]

Capps Wins The Grove; Back On Top In Funny Cars
Monday, 25 Sep, 2017 – 7:03 | Comments Off on Capps Wins The Grove; Back On Top In Funny Cars
Capps Wins The Grove; Back On Top In Funny Cars

Reigning world champion Ron Capps reclaimed the NHRA Funny Car point-lead Sunday with a playoff victory at Maple Grove Raceway that neatly fit his definition of that’s amore!
Capps powered past Courtney Force in the final of the 33rd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals to claim his first win at the facility in Reading, Pa., retaking the […]

Hight, Millican Nail Maple Grove Poles
Sunday, 24 Sep, 2017 – 8:04 | Comments Off on Hight, Millican Nail Maple Grove Poles
Hight, Millican Nail Maple Grove Poles

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Record-setting Robert Hight remained atop the Funny Car qualifying order Saturday as qualifying concluded for the 33rd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals in front of a sellout crowd enjoying unseasonably summer-like weather conditions at Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, Pa.
Clay Millican (Top Fuel), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and Scotty Pollacheck (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are also No. […]

Hight Adds Onto His Records
Saturday, 23 Sep, 2017 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Hight Adds Onto His Records
Hight Adds Onto His Records

John Force Racing’s Robert Hight rewrote both ends of the track record to power into the provisional qualifying lead Friday evening during the 33rd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, Pa.
Clay Millican (Top Fuel), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also earned provisional poles in their […]

Courtney Force To Start ‘Second Season’ From Pole
Sunday, 17 Sep, 2017 – 7:59 | Comments Off on Courtney Force To Start ‘Second Season’ From Pole
Courtney Force To Start ‘Second Season’ From Pole

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Courtney Force powered into the Funny Car pole position Saturday as qualifying concluded for the start of NHRA’s “Second Season” at the 10th annual Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Tanner Gray (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also secured poles in their respective categories at the first of six playoff […]

Biker Hines Elbowing His Way To Better Runs
Saturday, 16 Sep, 2017 – 18:18 | Comments Off on Biker Hines Elbowing His Way To Better Runs
Biker Hines Elbowing His Way To Better Runs

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Wind tunnels have been used for decades to perfect the aerodynamics of race cars, but NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle competitor Andrew Hines noted that in his class his body provides the aero package.
“We’re going down the track and we’re trying to do everything we can to stay […]

Kalitta Pops To Top At Qualifying In Carolina
Saturday, 16 Sep, 2017 – 7:33 | Comments Off on Kalitta Pops To Top At Qualifying In Carolina
Kalitta Pops To Top At Qualifying In Carolina

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Doug Kalitta powered to the provisional pole position during Top Fuel qualifying Friday evening on the opening day of the 10th annual NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
Courtney Force (Funny Car), Tanner Gray (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also emerged as provisional qualifying leaders in their respective categories at the first of […]

Brown Finds Quiet Sitting In Front Of 10,000 Roaring Horses
Friday, 15 Sep, 2017 – 18:10 | Comments Off on Brown Finds Quiet Sitting In Front Of 10,000 Roaring Horses
Brown Finds Quiet Sitting In Front Of 10,000 Roaring Horses

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Three-time NHRA Top Fuel champion Antron Brown is known for his lightning fast performances at the dragstrip, but this year the track has actually been the place where he could slow his lifestyle and relax.
“It’s been crazy. I never appreciated my bed so much when I go […]

Capps Gives Mentor Props To Cup’s Elliott
Friday, 15 Sep, 2017 – 17:04 | Comments Off on Capps Gives Mentor Props To Cup’s Elliott
Capps Gives Mentor Props To Cup’s Elliott

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – NHRA Funny Car champion Ron Capps begins defense of his crown the same weekend that Chase Elliott opens his NASCAR title hopes in his playoffs, but the bond between the two goes beyond sharing the same sponsor – NAPA Auto Parts.
Capps looked up to Chase’s father, Bill, […]