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NHRA’s Courtney Force Announces Her Retirement
Thursday, 24 Jan, 2019 – 11:02 | Comments Off on NHRA’s Courtney Force Announces Her Retirement
NHRA’s Courtney Force Announces Her Retirement

Courtney Force, daughter of 16-time NHRA champion John Force, has retired from racing. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Harold Hinson)

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John Force Racing announced on Thursday that Funny successful Car driver Courtney Force will retire from driving …

Sampey Takes A Ride With Harley-Davidson
Saturday, 5 Jan, 2019 – 9:35 | Comments Off on Sampey Takes A Ride With Harley-Davidson
Sampey Takes A Ride With Harley-Davidson

Angelle Sampey has moved over to the Screamin’ Eagles. (File photo by Marc Gewertz/NHRA)

By John Sturbin/Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Angelle Sampey officially has taken a seat in HOG Heaven.

Sampey will join the …

Palmer Re-ups With Thompson In Top Fuel
Thursday, 3 Jan, 2019 – 8:52 | Comments Off on Palmer Re-ups With Thompson In Top Fuel
Palmer Re-ups With Thompson In Top Fuel

Scott Palmer will be back in a Tommy Thompson dragster in 2019.

By John Sturbin/Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Top Fuel driver Scott Palmer will remain with Tommy Thompson Motorsports for the full 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series …

NHRA Getting More Live Coverage
Saturday, 24 Nov, 2018 – 13:14 | Comments Off on NHRA Getting More Live Coverage
NHRA Getting More Live Coverage

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First-time live FOX broadcast network coverage of the annual NHRA SpringNationals from Houston Raceway in Baytown, Texas, highlights the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.
The FOX broadcast network schedule also includes live …

Litton Is Top NHRA Rookie At 61
Thursday, 15 Nov, 2018 – 9:40 | Comments Off on Litton Is Top NHRA Rookie At 61
Litton Is Top NHRA Rookie At 61

By John Sturbin | Senior Wrier
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Top Fuel driver Bill Litton received the Automobile Club of Southern California Road to the Future Award during the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series awards ceremony Monday at …

Todd, Smith Claim Titles On Final Day Of NHRA Season
Monday, 12 Nov, 2018 – 12:14 | Comments Off on Todd, Smith Claim Titles On Final Day Of NHRA Season
Todd, Smith Claim Titles On Final Day Of NHRA Season

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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J.R. Todd and Matt Smith clinched world championships Sunday during the 54th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, where Steve Torrence celebrated playoff perfection.
Todd clinched …

Pro Stock Becomes A Gray Area
Sunday, 11 Nov, 2018 – 9:31 | Comments Off on Pro Stock Becomes A Gray Area
Pro Stock Becomes A Gray Area

Teen-ager Tanner Gray became the youngest professional class champion in NHRA history Saturday when he qualified in the top half of the Pro Stock ladder for the 54th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Pomona.
At …

NHRA To Run Reduced Pro Stock Schedule Next Season
Saturday, 10 Nov, 2018 – 14:10 | Comments Off on NHRA To Run Reduced Pro Stock Schedule Next Season
NHRA To Run Reduced Pro Stock Schedule Next Season

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The NHRA announced Saturday that in 2019, the Pro Stock category will pare its schedule down to 18 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.

“We think the new schedule will increase participation by …

Smith Riding Toward Pole At Season-Ender
Saturday, 10 Nov, 2018 – 13:13 | Comments Off on Smith Riding Toward Pole At Season-Ender
Smith Riding Toward Pole At Season-Ender

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Point-leader Matt Smith’s bid for a third Pro Stock Motorcycle world championship began with a record-setting pass Friday during the opening sessions of time trials for the 54th annual Auto …

Torrence Claims 2018 Top Fuel Championship
Monday, 29 Oct, 2018 – 7:55 | Comments Off on Torrence Claims 2018 Top Fuel Championship
Torrence Claims 2018 Top Fuel Championship

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Now that he is a first-time NHRA Top Fuel world champion, Steve Torrence is determined to complete a relentless pursuit of personal perfection.
Three hundred-and-fifty days after enduring the biggest disappointment …