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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 …

John Force Kicks Off Countdown With Victory In North Carolina
Sunday, 18 Sep, 2016 – 18:37 | Comments Off on John Force Kicks Off Countdown With Victory In North Carolina
John Force Kicks Off Countdown With Victory In North Carolina

Funny Car driver John Force, the NHRA’s all-time winningest driver, added to his victory record Sunday when he captured the Countdown playoff-opening Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C.
The victory was No. 146 for …

Field Set For Countdown-Opener In Carolina
Saturday, 17 Sep, 2016 – 18:26 | Comments Off on Field Set For Countdown-Opener In Carolina
Field Set For Countdown-Opener In Carolina

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Doug Kalitta and Tommy Johnson Jr. maintained the No. 1 qualifying positions in Top Fuel and Funny Car, respectively, as qualifying for the NHRA Carolina Nationals concluded …

Johnson Jr. Fastest In Funny Car As Countdown Begins
Saturday, 17 Sep, 2016 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Johnson Jr. Fastest In Funny Car As Countdown Begins
Johnson Jr. Fastest In Funny Car As Countdown Begins

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Tommy Johnson Jr. sprinted into the qualifying lead in Funny Car Friday at the ninth annual NHRA Carolina Nationals _ first race of the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship at zMAX Dragway in …

Teammates Not A Blessing For DSR Drivers
Saturday, 17 Sep, 2016 – 7:51 | Comments Off on Teammates Not A Blessing For DSR Drivers
Teammates Not A Blessing For DSR Drivers

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CONCORD, N.C. – All eight of Don Schumacher Racing’s NHRA teams earned positions in the Countdown to the Championship, but that doesn’t mean it will be DSR against the rest …

Biker Hines May R and D Himself To Another Title
Friday, 16 Sep, 2016 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Biker Hines May R and D Himself To Another Title
Biker Hines May R and D Himself To Another Title

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
His NHRA resume reads five-time Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion. But Andrew Hines admittedly operates in a completely different role opposite teammate Eddie Krawiec.
“I’m the guinea pig on the crew,” …

Schumacher Becomes 10-Time Winner At NHRA’s Big Go
Monday, 5 Sep, 2016 – 19:04 | Comments Off on Schumacher Becomes 10-Time Winner At NHRA’s Big Go
Schumacher Becomes 10-Time Winner At NHRA’s Big Go

Top Fuel driver Tony Schumacher knows how to win the U.S. Nationals. He’s proven that nine times in the past and on Monday, he proved it for an 10th time.
Schumacher, the winningest Top Fuel driver …

Courtney Force Captures Shootout at U.S. Nationals
Sunday, 4 Sep, 2016 – 20:57 | Comments Off on Courtney Force Captures Shootout at U.S. Nationals
Courtney Force Captures Shootout at U.S. Nationals

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Courtney Force won the Funny Car portion of the NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootout and Matt Hagan secured the No. 1 qualifier Sunday at the 62nd annual U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis on Sunday.
Clay Millican (Top Fuel), …

‘Sarge’ Wins Shootout, Millican Provisional Pole At U.S. Nationals
Sunday, 4 Sep, 2016 – 7:41 | Comments Off on ‘Sarge’ Wins Shootout, Millican Provisional Pole At U.S. Nationals
‘Sarge’ Wins Shootout, Millican Provisional Pole At U.S. Nationals

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Tony Schumacher won the Top Fuel portion of the NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootout and Clay Millican raced to the qualifying lead in the same category on Saturday at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals near Indianapolis.
Matt …