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Antron Brown earned his first No. 1 qualifying position of the season Saturday at the Dollar General NHRA Summernationals at Heartland Park Topeka.
Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car) and Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) also will lead their respective categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
Cruz Pedregon obliterated the track records and claimed the provisional Funny Car pole at the Dollar General Summer Nationals with a 4.046 at 315.56 at pass at Heartland Park Topeka on Friday evening.
Also earning provisional poles were Antron Brown in Top Fuel and Allen Johnson in Pro Stock.
Bob Tasca was second fastest in Funny Car [...]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
TOPEKA, Kan. – Everything about Tony Schumacher as he sat at a lunch table in his team’s compound at Heartland Park Topeka on Friday said this: No wins, no problem. His words, his tone, his body language: No wins, no problem.
For a simple reason. Schumacher, a seven-time NHRA Top Fuel champion, [...]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The subject of weather is often little more than fodder for filling awkward pauses during conversations. But on Wednesday afternoon, Top Fuel driver Morgan Lucas slowly lowered his fork-full of tasty barbeque and opened his his wide when the upcoming weekend’s weather entered the conversation.
Because as [...]
Steve Torrence scored his first career Top Fuel win Sunday when he beat the field at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
Also scoring class wins were Ron Capps (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock), Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle).
Capps’ victory was the first in Funny Car this season for a non-John [...]
Friday’s qualifying leaders – Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock), and Hector Arana Sr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) – remained atop their classes after a steamy Saturday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals.
Schumacher will be attempting to win for the first time since 2010 Sunday in the finals [...]
Tony Schumacher raced to the Top Fuel qualifying lead Friday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
Robert Hight (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
Schumacher, who earned his last victory 29 races ago [...]
NHRA legends Kenny Bernstein and John Force and NASCAR team-owner Richard Childress were dressed to impress for their inductions into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame Thursday evening at the Speed Channel Dome adjacent to Talladega Superspeedway.
And for Childress, the black-tie ceremony was a lifetime removed from his first wide-eyed tour of the
sprawling Alabama facility.
Neff powered his Castrol GTX Ford Mustang past Ron Capps’ NAPA Auto Parts Dodge Charger R/T in the final round of eliminations. Neff’s 4.239 second pass at 301.67 mph was too much for Capps, who hazed the tires in the Texas heat and clocked a 4.476 second pass at 211.79 mph.
“This whole race was one [...]
Top Fuel driver Morgan Lucas raced to his fourth No. 1 qualifying position of the season Saturday at the 25th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Spring Nationals presented by Super Start Batteries at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas.
Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were No. [...]