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Rain Postpones NHRA In Seattle; Finals Move To Other Tracks
Monday, 8 Aug, 2016 – 7:16 | Comments Off on Rain Postpones NHRA In Seattle; Finals Move To Other Tracks
Rain Postpones NHRA In Seattle; Finals Move To Other Tracks

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NHRA’s three-race summertime “Western Swing” ended under an umbrella late Sunday, when intermittent rain forced postponement of the final rounds of Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock during the 29th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways in Kent, Wash.
After multiple rain delays in the Seattle area NHRA officials announced the Funny Car final […]

Worsham’s On Record Binge In Seattle
Sunday, 7 Aug, 2016 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Worsham’s On Record Binge In Seattle
Worsham’s On Record Binge In Seattle

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Del Worsham reset the Funny Car elapsed time national record twice on Saturday en route to claiming pole position at the 29th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals presented by Lucas Oil at Pacific Raceways.
It was, in fact, an extraordinary day of time trials for the entire Funny Car class in Kent, Wash., featuring the top-five quickest 1,000-foot passes […]

Worsham Uses Record Run To Earn Provisional Pole In Washington
Saturday, 6 Aug, 2016 – 5:32 | Comments Off on Worsham Uses Record Run To Earn Provisional Pole In Washington
Worsham Uses Record Run To Earn Provisional Pole In Washington

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Reigning Funny Car world champion Del Worsham sprinted to the provisional pole in record-setting fashion Friday at the 29th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals presented by Lucas Oil.
 Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Vincent Nobile (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders in their respective categories at the 16th event of 24 on the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing […]

DeJoria To Miss Northwest Nationals
Friday, 5 Aug, 2016 – 13:49 | One Comment
DeJoria To Miss Northwest Nationals

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Injured NHRA Funny Car driver Alexis DeJoria will sit out the NHRA Northwest Nationals in Seattle, Washington this weekend.
 
Last weekend at Sonoma Raceway, DeJoria was involved in an accident when her Toyota Camry lost traction and made a sudden violent left turn, colliding with the retaining wall in her lane. The impact caused a high-energy fracture to […]

Force Wins Sonoma; Eyes A Sweep Of The Western Swing
Monday, 1 Aug, 2016 – 7:10 | Comments Off on Force Wins Sonoma; Eyes A Sweep Of The Western Swing
Force Wins Sonoma; Eyes A Sweep Of The Western Swing

John Force raced to his second consecutive Funny Car win of the year on Sunday and he did it in front of a sold-out crowd at the Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals.
The victory gives Force a shot at sweeping the prestigious three-race Western Swing, which concludes with the coming weekend’s event near Seattle.
J.R. Todd (Top Fuel), […]

Harley’s Hines Wins Bike Battle In Sonoma
Sunday, 31 Jul, 2016 – 7:41 | Comments Off on Harley’s Hines Wins Bike Battle In Sonoma
Harley’s Hines Wins Bike Battle In Sonoma

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Harley-Davidson ace Andrew Hines raced to his second career NHRA Pro Bike Battle victory during Saturday’s 29th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals. The five-time/reigning world champion, Hines earned a $7,500 payday in the all-star bonus race featuring the tour’s top eight Pro Stock Motorcycles at Sonoma Raceway, near San Francisco.
Hines rode his Screamin’ Eagle Vance […]

Torrence Pole Blitz Moves To Sonoma
Saturday, 30 Jul, 2016 – 7:25 | Comments Off on Torrence Pole Blitz Moves To Sonoma
Torrence Pole Blitz Moves To Sonoma

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Top Fuel driver Steve Torrence powered to a national record elapsed time and moved into position to claim his eighth pole position of the season Friday during the first day of time trials for the 29th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals.
Del Worsham (Funny Car), Bo Butner (Pro Stock), and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also […]

Nitro Stars Brilliant In Colorado
Monday, 25 Jul, 2016 – 7:03 | Comments Off on Nitro Stars Brilliant In Colorado
Nitro Stars Brilliant In Colorado

John Force and Tony Schumacher, the two winningest drivers in their respective NHRA nitro categories, scored historic victories Sunday in the 37th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.
Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners during the first NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series final to be televised […]

Thin Air Agrees With Torrence
Sunday, 24 Jul, 2016 – 7:31 | Comments Off on Thin Air Agrees With Torrence
Thin Air Agrees With Torrence

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Steve Torrence extended his mastery of Bandimere Speedway’s rarified air Saturday and will start from the No. 1 qualifying position in defense of the Top Fuel title at the 37th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals.
The 33-year-old Texan turned in an overpowering performance in qualifying, and for the second time this season was quickest in all […]

Enders On Top In Colorado
Saturday, 23 Jul, 2016 – 7:24 | Comments Off on Enders On Top In Colorado
Enders On Top In Colorado

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Erica (provisionally) is back.
Two-time/reigning world champion Erica Enders returned to the top of the NHRA Pro Stock chart Friday, grabbing the provisional No. 1 spot during time trials for the 37th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colo.
Enders dominated the “Factory Hot Rod” class during the past two seasons, winning 15 races […]