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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Major League Baseball fan Robert Hight admittedly is still swinging for the fences in pursuit of a second NHRA Funny Car world championship.
Inspired by the grit displayed by the newly crowned World Champion St. Louis Cardinals, Hight sped to the provisional pole after two of four rounds of qualifications Friday [...]
By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Having separated themselves from their Class of 2011 peers, Hector Arana Jr. and Vincent Nobile are poised to settle the Automobile Club Road to the Future Award as NHRA’s top rookie.
And they’ll have to do so quickly. Two races remain in the six-event Countdown to the Championship playoffs, beginning with [...]
Jack Beckman raced to his third Firebird International Raceway win and took over the Funny Car points lead as racing came to a close Sunday at the NHRA Arizona Nationals.
Larry Dixon, Vincent Nobile and Hector Arana Jr. were also winners in their respective categories at the fourth of six races in the NHRA Full Throttle [...]
An inability to solve two days of extreme track conditions in the desert left NHRA Top Fuel points-leader Spencer Massey and veteran Funny Car driver Ron Capps stunned after both failed to make their respective 16-car fields at the close of qualifying Saturday for the 27th
annual NHRA Arizona Nationals at Firebird International Raceway.
Massey’s DNQ – [...]
Top Fuel points leader Spencer Massey failed to make the field Saturday as qualifying came to an end at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Firebird International Raceway.
Larry Dixon, Cruz Pedregon, Mike Edwards and Hector Arana Jr. raced to the No. 1 qualifying positions in their respective categories at the 20th of 22 events in the [...]
Larry Dixon won the provisional pole in Top Fuel in Friday’s first rounds of qualifying for the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Firebird Raceway near Phoenix.
Also winning provisional poles Friday were Cruz Pedregon in Funny Car, Mike Edwards in Pro Stock and Eddie Krawiec in Pro Stock Motorcyles.
Pedregon took the provisional top spot in the field [...]
Matt Hagan didn’t really need to be interviewed in the moments after he lost the 2010 Funny Car championship to John Force at the season-ending race in Pomona. The nauseated look on Hagan’s face told the whole story.
There’s a new look on Hagan’s face these days, however. It’s the look of a driver who is [...]
Spencer Massey (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) collected victories at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series’ rain-delayed final round of the Auto Plus® NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway on Monday.
Coverage of the rain-delayed eliminations will air tonight, Monday Oct. 3, on [...]
Sunday eliminations of the Auto Plus® NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway have been postponed due to weather in the Reading area. Rain and a forecast for more severe weather Sunday forced NHRA officials to postpone the completion of event.
Eliminations for the Full Throttle Drag Racing Series will continue Monday, Oct. 3 beginning with Pro [...]
It appeared that Larry Dixon had a potential new Top Fuel elapsed-time record with a 3.769-second pass in Saturday’s second qualifying session only to see fellow Toyota driver Antron Brown Pedregon eclipse the mark by .003 seconds later in the session with what currently stands as a new record at 3.766-second to win the pole [...]