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Kalitta Adds Coughlin
Friday, 14 Oct, 2016 – 20:54 | Comments Off on Kalitta Adds Coughlin
Kalitta Adds Coughlin

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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ENNIS, Texas _ Kalitta Motorsports will expand to a sixth nitro entry for the first time in its 57-year history in 2017, when the organization founded and owned by drag …

Force Vs. Schumacher Rivalry Arrives In Texas
Friday, 14 Oct, 2016 – 7:17 | Comments Off on Force Vs. Schumacher Rivalry Arrives In Texas
Force Vs. Schumacher Rivalry Arrives In Texas

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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ARLINGTON, Texas – NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship playoff season launches into its second half Friday afternoon at Texas Motorplex, where the Funny Car rivalry between Don Schumacher Racing and …

Tommy Johnson Jr. Rolls On At Maple Grove
Monday, 3 Oct, 2016 – 7:06 | Comments Off on Tommy Johnson Jr. Rolls On At Maple Grove
Tommy Johnson Jr. Rolls On At Maple Grove

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Tommy Johnson Jr. continued his big run through the NHRA playoffs Sunday as he raced to the Funny Car victory at the Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway on Sunday.
Johnson Jr. powered his Dodge …

Pritchett Earns First-Ever Pole
Saturday, 1 Oct, 2016 – 19:13 | Comments Off on Pritchett Earns First-Ever Pole
Pritchett Earns First-Ever Pole

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Leah Pritchett raced to her first career No. 1 qualifier in Top Fuel on Saturday at the Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway in Pennsylvania.
Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Vincent Nobile (Pro Stock) and Andrew …

Wet Track At Maple Grove Cancels Early Qualifying
Saturday, 1 Oct, 2016 – 8:11 | Comments Off on Wet Track At Maple Grove Cancels Early Qualifying
Wet Track At Maple Grove Cancels Early Qualifying

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Rain and persistent mist prompted NHRA officials to cancel the first two rounds of professional qualifying Friday at the 32nd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway. The event is the third race of …

Langdon Captures Gateway
Sunday, 25 Sep, 2016 – 18:30 | Comments Off on Langdon Captures Gateway
Langdon Captures Gateway

Shawn Langdon raced to his third victory of the year on Sunday when he captured the Top Fuel Portion of at the NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park just east of St. Louis in Madison, Ill.
Also …

Crampton To Enter Gateway As Top Seed In Top Fuel
Sunday, 25 Sep, 2016 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Crampton To Enter Gateway As Top Seed In Top Fuel
Crampton To Enter Gateway As Top Seed In Top Fuel

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Richie Crampton powered to pole position in Top Fuel Saturday as qualifications wrapped up at the fifth annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Ill., outside St. Louis.
Robert Hight (Funny …

Test Helps Hight Drive To Provisional Pole At Gateway
Saturday, 24 Sep, 2016 – 7:55 | Comments Off on Test Helps Hight Drive To Provisional Pole At Gateway
Test Helps Hight Drive To Provisional Pole At Gateway

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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A one-day test delivered immediate dividends for Robert Hight Friday at Gateway Motorsports Park, where the 2009 NHRA Funny Car world champion earned the provisional pole for the fifth annual …

Capps Chasing Funny Car Title A Point At A Time
Friday, 23 Sep, 2016 – 7:16 | Comments Off on Capps Chasing Funny Car Title A Point At A Time
Capps Chasing Funny Car Title A Point At A Time

Ron Capps is pursuing his first NHRA Funny Car world championship with a point-padding plan that is as basic as one…two…seven.
Capps earned seven of a possible 12 bonus points when he was second-quickest twice, and …

Winning Still A Hoot For Champions Like Force And Brown
Monday, 19 Sep, 2016 – 10:44 | Comments Off on Winning Still A Hoot For Champions Like Force And Brown
Winning Still A Hoot For Champions Like Force And Brown

CONCORD, N.C. – Top Fuel winner Antron Brown and Funny Car victor John Force gave each other a congratulatory hug in the media center at zMAX Dragway shortly after receiving their Wallys at the NHRA …