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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 …

Big Butner Move; Field Set In Las Vegas
Sunday, 28 Oct, 2018 – 8:33 | Comments Off on Big Butner Move; Field Set In Las Vegas
Big Butner Move; Field Set In Las Vegas

Bo knows about shifting gears and Bo knows when to change careers.
The 2017 NHRA Pro Stock world champion, Bo Butner will exit the “Factory Hot Rod” ranks at season’s end to prepare for a full-time …

Beckman Makes Most of His Run In The Sun
Saturday, 27 Oct, 2018 – 8:28 | Comments Off on Beckman Makes Most of His Run In The Sun
Beckman Makes Most of His Run In The Sun

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“Fast” Jack Beckman adapted to a very non-traditional Friday qualifying schedule to take the provisional lead in Funny Car after the opening two rounds of time trials for the 18th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at …

Torrence Remains Torrid
Sunday, 14 Oct, 2018 – 19:07 | Comments Off on Torrence Remains Torrid
Torrence Remains Torrid

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Unstoppable and dominating. Those are the only two words to describe Steve Torrence’s history making run towards his first-ever NHRA Top Fuel championship.
With Torrence’s victory Sunday in …

Johnson Jr. Qualifies P1 Again
Sunday, 14 Oct, 2018 – 8:29 | Comments Off on Johnson Jr. Qualifies P1 Again
Johnson Jr. Qualifies P1 Again

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Tommy Johnson Jr. continued his postseason qualifying prowess Saturday at zMAX Dragway, powering to the Funny Car pole as time trials concluded for the 11th annual NHRA Carolina Nationals presented by WIX Filters in Concord, …

Swinging Singles Torrence, Millican Duking It Out
Saturday, 13 Oct, 2018 – 18:38 | Comments Off on Swinging Singles Torrence, Millican Duking It Out
Swinging Singles Torrence, Millican Duking It Out

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – NHRA Top Fuel drivers Steve Torrence and Clay Millican don’t have hundreds of employees, but Torrence hopes that the fact they’re the top two in the standings …