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Allen Johnson Wins, Takes Points Lead In Colorado
Sunday, 22 Jul, 2012 – 20:14 | Comments Off
Allen Johnson Wins, Takes Points Lead In Colorado

NHRA Pro Stock driver Allen Johnson continued his mastery of Bandimere Speedway Sunday as he raced to his fourth Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals win at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colo.
Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Jack Beckman (Funny Car) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also scored wins in their respective categories.
Johnson driving his Team Mopar Dodge [...]

Allen Johnson Wins Pole In Record Fashion
Saturday, 21 Jul, 2012 – 20:26 | Comments Off
Allen Johnson Wins Pole In Record Fashion

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Allen Johnson set a Pro Stock track record run in the final qualifying session to take his seventh No. 1 qualifying position of the season Saturday at the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at scenic Bandimere Speedway.
Spencer Massey, Jack Beckman and Hector Arana Jr. also will lead their respective categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations at [...]

Massey Streaks To Provisional Pole In Colorado
Saturday, 21 Jul, 2012 – 6:57 | Comments Off
Massey Streaks To Provisional Pole In Colorado

Points-leader Spencer Massey continued his recent surge in Top Fuel, racing to the provisional qualifying lead Friday at the 33rd annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colo.
Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also took provisional top spots in their respective categories at [...]

Enders, Stealth Cobalt Ready For An Uphill Battle
Friday, 20 Jul, 2012 – 7:37 | Comments Off
Enders, Stealth Cobalt Ready For An Uphill Battle

In its next life, the “stealth black” Chevrolet Cobalt Erica Enders drove into the NHRA history books likely will end up as a museum piece – perhaps fit for the Smithsonian.
But not so fast. While Enders became the first woman to win a National Hot Rod Association Pro Stock final at the O’Reilly Auto Parts [...]

Capps Heads West To Re-Fire Some Momentum
Thursday, 19 Jul, 2012 – 10:54 | One Comment
Capps Heads West To Re-Fire Some Momentum

This year, Ron Capps has been point man in one of the most dramatic turnarounds in recent racing memory. It’s been a turnaround that has shot him and his NHRA Funny Car team to second place in the standings and has the leader looking back over his shoulder.
But as the NHRA begins its annual Western [...]

Sprint Cup’s Jimmie Johnson Wins Second-Quarter DOTY
Wednesday, 18 Jul, 2012 – 8:37 | Comments Off
Sprint Cup’s Jimmie Johnson Wins Second-Quarter DOTY

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Jimmie Johnson on Wednesday was named the Driver of  The Year Award winner for the second quarter of 2012 racing season.
The award, which was voted upon by an elite panel of 18 broadcasters and journalists, covered racing in American-based series during the period running from April 22nd to July 1st.
Johnson, the five-time Sprint Cup Series [...]

Massey Runs Back To The Top In Norwalk; Nobile Sweeps In Pro Stock
Sunday, 8 Jul, 2012 – 19:04 | Comments Off
Massey Runs Back To The Top In Norwalk; Nobile Sweeps In Pro Stock

Spencer Massey raced to his fourth Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.
Mike Neff (Funny Car), Vincent Nobile (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
Massey drove [...]

Nobile Wins Challenge; Torrence Tear Continues At Norwalk
Saturday, 7 Jul, 2012 – 19:35 | Comments Off
Nobile Wins Challenge; Torrence Tear Continues At Norwalk

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Vincent Nobile won the K&N Horsepower Challenge, the special Pro Stock race-within-a-race bonus event, Saturday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio.
Also Saturday at  Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park, Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Johnny Gray (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock), and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) raced to the No. 1 [...]

Gray Sets Funny Car Pace
Saturday, 7 Jul, 2012 – 6:32 | Comments Off
Gray Sets Funny Car Pace

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Johnny Gray led Funny Car qualifying Friday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Sr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event near Cleveland.
Gray drove his Service [...]

The First NASCAR Playoff Card Has Been Dealt
Tuesday, 3 Jul, 2012 – 8:40 | One Comment
The First NASCAR Playoff Card Has Been Dealt

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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A final look back at a big weekend of racing:
– The stretch drive in the Chase for the Chase began Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway and it produced what I think most would agree is a slam dunk entrant to the playoffs. The first slam dunk entrant.
Brad Keselowski’s victory at [...]