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Salinas Clings To Pole At U.S. Nationals
Sunday, 2 Sep, 2018 – 7:45 | Comments Off on Salinas Clings To Pole At U.S. Nationals
Salinas Clings To Pole At U.S. Nationals

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NHRA privateer Mike Salinas remained in the provisional Top Fuel qualifying lead Saturday after Day 2 of time trials for the 64th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
J.R. Todd (Funny Car), Tanner Gray (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also retained their provisional poles from Friday night’s lone […]

Tasca Honors Glidden At U.S. Nationals
Saturday, 1 Sep, 2018 – 8:01 | Comments Off on Tasca Honors Glidden At U.S. Nationals
Tasca Honors Glidden At U.S. Nationals

Funny Car driver Bob Tasca III is paying tribute to drag racing legend Bob Glidden this weekend with a throwback paint scheme honoring Glidden’s 1987 Pro Stock championship-winning Ford Thunderbird during the 64th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals in Brownsburg, Ind.
“He was an incredible racer, no doubt, but the qualities of his life that he […]

NHRA Countdown Clock Is Down To 1
Friday, 31 Aug, 2018 – 16:21 | Comments Off on NHRA Countdown Clock Is Down To 1
NHRA Countdown Clock Is Down To 1

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Nine points separate Top Fuel contenders Scott Palmer, Mike Salinas and Richie Crampton for what could be the final two spots in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship playoffs.
With final regular-season spots to be determined during this weekend’s prestigious 64th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Indianapolis, every […]

Elder Torrence Rules At Brainerd
Monday, 20 Aug, 2018 – 8:12 | Comments Off on Elder Torrence Rules At Brainerd
Elder Torrence Rules At Brainerd

Billy Torrence defied the odds, avenged his son and wrote an improbable ending to Sunday’s 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals by scoring his first career Top Fuel victory at Brainerd International Raceway in Minnesota.
The 60-year-old Texan and founder of Capco Contractors, Inc., applied an exclamation point to his pole-winning weekend with a final-round victory […]

Torrences Are Tops In Brainerd
Sunday, 19 Aug, 2018 – 7:50 | Comments Off on Torrences Are Tops In Brainerd
Torrences Are Tops In Brainerd

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Billy Torrence made the most of a weekend off from the family-owned pipeline business Saturday, leading Team Capco to a Top Fuel qualifying sweep for the 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway in Minnesota.
On the last of his four qualifying runs, the 60-year-old Torrence drove through the 1,000-foot course in 3.784-seconds […]

Brown On Early Top Fuel Pole In Brainerd
Saturday, 18 Aug, 2018 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Brown On Early Top Fuel Pole In Brainerd
Brown On Early Top Fuel Pole In Brainerd

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Antron Brown continued his late-season resurgence Friday, emerging as provisional pole-winner in Top Fuel after the first two of four rounds of time trials at the 37th annual NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway in Minnesota.
Brown won the most recent national event at Pacific Raceways in Kent, Wash., where NHRA’s summertime three-race Western Swing concluded. […]

Brown Wins Northwest Nats To Secure Career Victory No. 50
Monday, 6 Aug, 2018 – 7:13 | Comments Off on Brown Wins Northwest Nats To Secure Career Victory No. 50
Brown Wins Northwest Nats To Secure Career Victory No. 50

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Three-time NHRA Top Fuel world champion Antron Brown recorded a career milestone Sunday with a victory over Don Schumacher Racing teammate Leah Pritchett in the finals of the 31st annual CatSpot NHRA Northwest Nationals.
Brown _ who scored his third consecutive victory at Pacific Raceways in Kent, Wash. _ became only […]

Coughlin Passes Tests On And Off Track In Wash.
Sunday, 5 Aug, 2018 – 8:10 | Comments Off on Coughlin Passes Tests On And Off Track In Wash.
Coughlin Passes Tests On And Off Track In Wash.

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Jeg Coughlin Jr.’s revived Pro Stock career earned the five-time NHRA world champion the ultimate compliment Saturday as qualifying concluded for the 31st annual CatSpot NHRA Northwest Nationals.
Coughlin’s pole-winning pass at Pacific Raceways in Kent, Wash., was protested by Chris McGaha, who questioned the legality of the Jegs.com/Elite Performance Chevrolet Camaro SS. By NHRA rule, […]

Hagan Shoots To Top In Northwest
Saturday, 4 Aug, 2018 – 7:29 | Comments Off on Hagan Shoots To Top In Northwest
Hagan Shoots To Top In Northwest

Matt Hagan and his latest/greatest race car appear ready to close NHRA’s Western Swing with another Wally trophy.
Hagan drove to the preliminary pole at the 31st annual CatSpot NHRA Northwest Nationals Friday at Pacific Raceways in Kent, Wash. Hagan covered the 1,000-foot distance in 3.913-seconds at 324.75 mph during the second session in search of […]

Alexander Steals Show In Sonoma
Monday, 30 Jul, 2018 – 7:45 | Comments Off on Alexander Steals Show In Sonoma
Alexander Steals Show In Sonoma

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Native Californian Blake Alexander brought home the second Top Fuel victory of his career in front of a sellout crowd Sunday at the 31st annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway.
Robert Hight (Funny Car), Jeg Coughlin Jr. (Pro Stock) and LE Tonglet (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also emerged as winners in their respective categories at […]