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Lucas Oil To Sponsor The Greek
Friday, 9 Mar, 2012 – 16:58 | Comments Off
Lucas Oil To Sponsor The Greek

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Lucas Oil founder Forrest Lucas has announced a unique sponsorship of Chris Karamesines that will last as long as the drag racing legend competes.
Lucas Oil first joined Karamesines, widely known as “the Greek,” for seven national events in 2011 to rave reviews from the media and fans.
“The Greek is a legend in our sport,” Lucas [...]

Smack-Immune Krawiec Is Ready To Defend
Friday, 9 Mar, 2012 – 9:27 | Comments Off
Smack-Immune Krawiec Is Ready To Defend

John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Not all the noise emanating from the NHRA’s Pro Stock Motorcycle pits in 2011 was engine-related. En route to his second world championship, Eddie Krawiec bowed-up and figured out how to turn the smack talk regularly served by Hector Arana Jr. and Jerry Savoie, among others, to his advantage.
“That motivates me,” [...]

Top Fueler Lucas Ready ‘To Scare People’
Wednesday, 7 Mar, 2012 – 19:04 | Comments Off
Top Fueler Lucas Ready ‘To Scare People’

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The fun parts have always been there for Top Fuel driver Morgan Lucas. The speed, the competition, the atmosphere. However, there have also been the not-so-much-fun parts. The parts which came with unpredictable performance.
The 2012 NHRA season is only two events into its 23-race schedule, but it appears that Lucas [...]

Pedley: Doping Out Week 2 Of NHRA Season
Tuesday, 21 Feb, 2012 – 8:17 | Comments Off
Pedley: Doping Out Week 2 Of NHRA Season

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Looking back the weekend’s NHRA Arizona Nationals at Firebird International Raceway , the view from here indicates that:
– Matt Hagan maybe suffering a bit of post-championship hangover.
Hagan, who won the 2011 Funny Car championship for Don Schumacher Racing, lost in the first round of eliminations and finished 12th in the season-opening [...]

Hight, Brown, Line Capture Arizona Nationals
Sunday, 19 Feb, 2012 – 20:08 | Comments Off
Hight, Brown, Line Capture Arizona Nationals

Robert Hight gave John Force Racing its second-straight Funny Car victory of the 2012 NHRA season while Jason Line did the same thing for KB Summit Racing in Pro Stock Sunday at the Arizona Nationals on Sunday.
Antron Brown also kept Don Schumacher Racing perfect as he won the Top Fuel portion of the event at [...]

Forces Will Work Against Each Other Today In Arizona
Sunday, 19 Feb, 2012 – 9:27 | Comments Off
Forces Will Work Against Each Other Today In Arizona

A couple of weeks ago, NHRA team-owner John Force, a man synonymous with racing Funny Cars, talked about his thought process pertaining to the decision to begin working on dragster.
A big reason for his interest, he said, was that he already had four Funny Cars on the track every weekend and that meant big odds [...]

Gray Powers To Funny Car Pole At Firebird
Saturday, 18 Feb, 2012 – 20:12 | Comments Off
Gray Powers To Funny Car Pole At Firebird

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Johnny Gray held on to the No. 1 spot in Funny Car Saturday as qualifying came to an end at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Firebird International Raceway.
Shawn Langdon and Mike Edwards also were qualifying leaders in the Top Fuel and Pro Stock categories respectively at the second of 23 races in the 2012 NHRA [...]

Langdon Tops Top Fuel Qualifying At Firebird
Friday, 17 Feb, 2012 – 22:02 | Comments Off
Langdon Tops Top Fuel Qualifying At Firebird

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Shawn Langdon raced to the provisional No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel Friday at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Firebird International Raceway.
Johnny Gray and Jason Line also took the provisional top spots in the Funny Car and Pro Stock classes in the second of 23 races in the 2012 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing [...]

Fired-Up Force Is Doing The Fine Wine Thing
Friday, 17 Feb, 2012 – 18:24 | Comments Off
Fired-Up Force Is Doing The Fine Wine Thing

By Mark Armijo | Senior Correspondent
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CHANDLER, Ariz. – Father Time has a new name. It’s John Force.
Force, 62, loudly silenced a miserable stretch of eight first-round losses by pouring his infamous Castrol GTX High Mileage Ford Funny Car into Victory Lane last week in the season-opening NHRA Full Throttle Winternationals at Pomona, Calif.
Don’t put it [...]

Lucas Oil Adds Pro Stocker Brogdon
Wednesday, 15 Feb, 2012 – 17:15 | Comments Off
Lucas Oil Adds Pro Stocker Brogdon

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Lucas Oil’s NHRA organization has added Pro Stock driver Rodger Brogdon and his MAVTV/Lucas Oil/Charter Communications Pontiac GXP.
“It’s very exciting for us to be joining with Forrest, Charlotte and Morgan Lucas,” Brogdon said. “They are such a great family and the support and love they’ve shown for drag racing is tremendous. It’s an honor.”
Partnering with [...]