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Team Liberty To Retreat After Missing The Countdown
Tuesday, 12 Sep, 2017 – 7:18 | Comments Off on Team Liberty To Retreat After Missing The Countdown
Team Liberty To Retreat After Missing The Countdown

John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Having failed to qualify for NHRA’s impending playoff season, Team Liberty Racing’s Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey have opted to take time off from the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule to focus on their Pro Stock Motorcycle engine program.
NHRA’s six-race Countdown to the Championship postseason will begin with the 10th […]

Brittany Force Headed To Funny Cars?
Wednesday, 6 Sep, 2017 – 17:34 | Comments Off on Brittany Force Headed To Funny Cars?
Brittany Force Headed To Funny Cars?

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Top Fuel dragster regular Brittany Force completed a successful test in a new John Force Racing Funny Car Tuesday in what could be the prelude to a sponsor-driven NHRA career-change.
“We don’t know where we stand with sponsorships next year,” Brittany said in a team-issued release, “so it’s good to have […]

‘Big Go’ Win A Big Get For Top Fueler Torrence
Tuesday, 5 Sep, 2017 – 7:25 | Comments Off on ‘Big Go’ Win A Big Get For Top Fueler Torrence
‘Big Go’ Win A Big Get For Top Fueler Torrence

By  John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Steve Torrence exited the world’s biggest drag race with championship-caliber confidence Monday after adding a victory in the Top Fuel final of the NHRA’s 63rd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals to his Saturday win in the $100,000 Traxxas Nitro Shootout.
His victory over upset-minded, fellow-Texan Kebin Kinsley at “The Big Go’ […]

Beckman Claims Another Shootout Win
Monday, 4 Sep, 2017 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Beckman Claims Another Shootout Win
Beckman Claims Another Shootout Win

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Jack Beckman raced to his third Funny Car NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootout victory during the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals Sunday, as professional qualifying wrapped-up and ramped-up for  the 63rd edition of “The Big Go” at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. 
“Fast Jack” covered the 1,000-foot distance in 3.952-seconds at 324.67 mph in his Infinite Hero Foundation […]

Torrence Last Top Fueler Standing After Shootout
Sunday, 3 Sep, 2017 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Torrence Last Top Fueler Standing After Shootout
Torrence Last Top Fueler Standing After Shootout

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Texan Steve Torrence emerged from “the baddest eight guys in drag racing” to win the Top Fuel NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootout Saturday during the 63rd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
Torrence covered the 1,000-foot distance in 3.673-seconds at 329.50 mph in his Capco Contractors dragster to defeat eight-time world champion Tony […]

Hagan Off To Record-Setting Start At The Big Go
Saturday, 2 Sep, 2017 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Hagan Off To Record-Setting Start At The Big Go
Hagan Off To Record-Setting Start At The Big Go

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Two-time world champion Matt Hagan set both ends of the Funny Car track record on Friday as qualifications began for the 63rd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals _ the world’s biggest drag race _ at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
Leah Pritchett (Top Fuel), Tanner Gray (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also lead […]

NHRA’s Allen Johnson To Retire
Friday, 1 Sep, 2017 – 15:38 | Comments Off on NHRA’s Allen Johnson To Retire
NHRA’s Allen Johnson To Retire

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Veteran Mopar campaigner Allen Johnson, the 2012 NHRA Pro Stock world champion, announced he will retire at the end of the current season during a press conference Friday prior to the start of the 63rd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals.
“It’s been an amazing run for my dad (Roy) and I, but it just felt like now was […]

U.S. Nats Preview: DeJoria Says She’s Back, And Just In Time
Friday, 1 Sep, 2017 – 7:26 | Comments Off on U.S. Nats Preview: DeJoria Says She’s Back, And Just In Time
U.S. Nats Preview: DeJoria Says She’s Back, And Just In Time

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With NHRA’s postseason looming, Alexis DeJoria believes she’s finally got her groove back at 1,000-feet.
DeJoria‘s first victory of the 2017 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season on Aug. 20 at Brainerd International Raceway propelled her from 14th to 10th in the Funny Car point standings. DeJoria exited the Minnesota facility with a 12-point lead over […]

Beckman Lives Up To Name In Testing
Friday, 25 Aug, 2017 – 7:25 | Comments Off on Beckman Lives Up To Name In Testing
Beckman Lives Up To Name In Testing

“Fast” Jack Beckman led the Funny Car field Thursday during the second and final round of testing for the 63rd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Clermont, Ind.
Meanwhile, Tony Schumacher improved upon his elapsed time from Wednesday to lead Top Fuel and give Don Schumacher Racing a sweep of the nitro categories heading […]

Testing Under Way at U.S. Nats
Thursday, 24 Aug, 2017 – 15:29 | Comments Off on Testing Under Way at U.S. Nats
Testing Under Way at U.S. Nats

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Eight-time NHRA world champion Tony Schumacher led Top Fuel drivers during the first of two days of  testing Wednesday for the 63rd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Clermont, Ind.
Meanwhile, Don Schumacher Racing teammate Matt Hagan led the Funny Car class as preparations began for “The Big Go,” the final event […]