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Brown Clinches Spot In Countdown
Sunday, 31 Jul, 2011 – 22:26 | Comments Off
Brown Clinches Spot In Countdown

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Antron Brown raced to his third Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday at Infineon Raceway and clinched a berth in the Full Throttle Countdown to the Championship, NHRA’s playoffs.
Ron Capps (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and LE Tonglet (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
Brown [...]

Force New No. 1 At No. 1 Qualifying
Saturday, 30 Jul, 2011 – 19:26 | Comments Off
Force New No. 1 At No. 1 Qualifying

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John Force’s assault on the NHRA’s record book continued Saturday when became series’ all-time leader in No. 1 qualifying positions by racing to the top spot in Funny Car Saturday at the FRAM / Autolite NHRA Nationals at Infineon Raceway.
Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) [...]

Force Has Record Run At Infineon
Saturday, 30 Jul, 2011 – 11:41 | Comments Off
Force Has Record Run At Infineon

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John Force’s Western Swing fling continued Friday when he raced to an Infineon Raceway track record performance to lead Funny Car qualifying Friday at the FRAM/Autolite NHRA Nationals.
Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
Force [...]

Pedley: Force Finds The Problem And It Is He
Tuesday, 26 Jul, 2011 – 7:30 | One Comment
Pedley: Force Finds The Problem And It Is He

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The Second Day Lede – A closer look at last weekend’s racin:
As John Force’s 2011 dry spell stretched from spring into summer, he thought he had looked everywhere for its causes. It took Robert Hight, his teammate and company president, to point out one last place where Force had not [...]

Force Gets First Victory of 2011
Sunday, 24 Jul, 2011 – 18:48 | Comments Off
Force Gets First Victory of 2011

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John Force got his first Funny Car victory of the season Sunday when he won the Mopar Mile High NHRA Nationals in Morrison, Colo.
Also winning at Bandimere Speedway were Spencer Massey in Top Fuel, Mike Edwards in Pro Stock and Karen Stoffer in Pro Stock Motorcycles.
Force, the defending Funny Car champion, beat Matt Hagan, who [...]

Allen Johnson Rolls On In The Rockies
Saturday, 23 Jul, 2011 – 20:20 | Comments Off
Allen Johnson Rolls On In The Rockies

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Allen Johnson drove to the No. 1 qualifying position in Pro Stock Saturday at the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at scenic Bandimere Speedway located in the foothills west of Denver.
Del Worsham (Top Fuel), Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car) and Hector Arana Sr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their respective categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations [...]

Worsham Earns Provisional Pole, Countdown Berth
Saturday, 23 Jul, 2011 – 5:23 | Comments Off
Worsham Earns Provisional Pole, Countdown Berth

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Points leader Del Worsham raced to the Top Fuel qualifying lead Friday at the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway near Denver and nailed a spot in the Countdown playoff, which is four events away.
Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the [...]

Pedley: The First Half’s Haves And Have-Nots
Thursday, 14 Jul, 2011 – 8:46 | One Comment
Pedley: The First Half’s Haves And Have-Nots

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The Sprint Cup season poked its nose over its half way point last Saturday night with the conclusion of race No. 18 on its 36-race schedule. The other major racing series in North America are roughly at their midway points.
You are correct; a half way-through-the-season piece coming up.
The following are [...]

Worsham Notches Fifth Top Fuel Victory Of Season
Sunday, 10 Jul, 2011 – 19:43 | Comments Off
Worsham Notches Fifth Top Fuel Victory Of Season

Del Worsham defeated David Grubnic to earn his series-high fifth win of the season on Sunday and extend his Top Fuel championship league to 125 points in today’s NHRA Full Throttle Series O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 Nationals at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill.
Also winning at Route 66 Sunday were Mike Neff (Funny Car), Greg [...]

Anderson Earns Pro Stock Pole at Route 66
Saturday, 9 Jul, 2011 – 22:25 | Comments Off
Anderson Earns Pro Stock Pole at Route 66

Defending Pro Stock world champion Greg Anderson claimed his first No. 1 qualifying position of the season Saturday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals, ending a drought of 43 races without a top spot that dates back to the 2009 season.
Spencer Massey (Top Fuel), Mike Neff (Funny Car) and Hector Arana Jr. [...]