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Brown Itching To Get Back Into The Show
Friday, 20 Sep, 2013 – 7:10 | Comments Off on Brown Itching To Get Back Into The Show
Brown Itching To Get Back Into The Show

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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(Editor’s note: Friday’s qualifying sessions were washed out by rain.)
DALLAS – When his Top Fuel dragster is pumping-out a 1,000-foot pass on all cylinders, reigning NHRA world champion Antron Brown says he is an accident waiting to happen.
Strange words from a guy who failed to qualify for Round 1 of […]

Hot Hight Wins Funny Car In Concord; Lucas Tops In Top Fuel
Sunday, 15 Sep, 2013 – 19:15 | Comments Off on Hot Hight Wins Funny Car In Concord; Lucas Tops In Top Fuel
Hot Hight Wins Funny Car In Concord; Lucas Tops In Top Fuel

CONCORD, N.C. – Funny Car driver Robert Hight repeated history Sunday at zMAX Dragway in the Carlyle Tools Carolina Nationals while Top Fuel’s Morgan Lucas secured his first-ever victory at the 6-year-old track as the Mello Yello NHRA Countdown to the Championship began with some interesting
scenarios.
In the other two professional categories, Jeg Coughlin claimed his […]

Antron Brown: Things Didn’t Go Our Way
Sunday, 15 Sep, 2013 – 7:46 | Comments Off on Antron Brown: Things Didn’t Go Our Way
Antron Brown: Things Didn’t Go Our Way

CONCORD, N.C. – Antron Brown’s Top Fuel dragster shut off before he completed his final qualifying run Saturday and the category’s defending champion found himself eliminated from zMAX Dragway’s Carlyle Tools Carolina Nationals, the opening event in the six-race Mello Yello NHRA Countdown to the Championship.
“You never imagine this kind of thing happening,” said Brown, […]

Field Set At zMAX; Brown A DNQ
Saturday, 14 Sep, 2013 – 18:44 | Comments Off on Field Set At zMAX; Brown A DNQ
Field Set At zMAX; Brown A DNQ

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Funny Car driver Cruz Pedregon is rounding into championship form as he raced to his fourth No. 1 qualifying position of the season at the Carlyle Tools NHRA Carolina Nationals presented by NAPA Auto Parts.
Morgan Lucas (Top Fuel), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) all will lead their categories as the […]

Second Time Around Is Easier For Brown
Saturday, 14 Sep, 2013 – 12:37 | Comments Off on Second Time Around Is Easier For Brown
Second Time Around Is Easier For Brown

CONCORD, N.C. – Defending NHRA Top Fuel champion Antron Brown says going after his second title isn’t nearly as stressful as trying to get the first one.
“The first championship is the hardest, just like winning the first race, because you don’t know how to do it; you don’t know how to get the job done,” […]

All Appears Right With Hight As Playoff Begins
Thursday, 12 Sep, 2013 – 17:53 | Comments Off on All Appears Right With Hight As Playoff Begins
All Appears Right With Hight As Playoff Begins

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Robert Hight’s NHRA resume is golden. Basically, it’s a long list of victories, final-round appearances and a Funny Car championship. But two weeks ago at this time, Hight was wondering if it was also a mirage. A list perhaps built more on circumstance that driving talent.
“You do start believing, wow, […]

Langdon Tops Nationals; Countdown Field Set
Monday, 2 Sep, 2013 – 18:40 | Comments Off on Langdon Tops Nationals; Countdown Field Set
Langdon Tops Nationals; Countdown Field Set

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For NHRA Top Fuel points leader Shawn Langdon, the 2013 U.S. Nationals weekend in Indianapolis became The Big Goes.
Langdon drove his Al-Anabi Racing dragster to victories in both the special $100,000 Traxxas Nitro Shootout on Sunday and the Nationals themselves on Monday at Lucas Oil Raceway.
Robert Hight (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and John Hall […]

Final Fields Set At U.S. Nationals
Sunday, 1 Sep, 2013 – 19:05 | Comments Off on Final Fields Set At U.S. Nationals
Final Fields Set At U.S. Nationals

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Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana (Pro Stock Motorcycle) will lead their categories as No. 1 qualifiers at the world’s most prestigious drag race – the NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis.
Shawn Langdon and Jack Beckman raced to thrilling $100,000 Traxxas Nitro Shootout victories in their respective […]

Hagan Speeds To The Top At U.S. Nationals
Sunday, 1 Sep, 2013 – 7:38 | Comments Off on Hagan Speeds To The Top At U.S. Nationals
Hagan Speeds To The Top At U.S. Nationals

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NHRA Funny Car points leader Matt Hagan shattered both ends of the track record and took over the qualifying lead Saturday at the 59th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
Brittany Force (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the world’s […]

Brittany Force P1 In Top Fuel At U.S. Nationals
Friday, 30 Aug, 2013 – 20:57 | Comments Off on Brittany Force P1 In Top Fuel At U.S. Nationals
Brittany Force P1 In Top Fuel At U.S. Nationals

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Brittany Force led first-round qualifying in Top Fuel Friday at the 59th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
Bob Tasca III (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the world’s most prestigious drag race, the 18th of 24 events in the […]