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Gateway On Expanded NHRA Schedule
Friday, 9 Sep, 2011 – 6:32 | Comments Off
Gateway On Expanded NHRA Schedule

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Glendora, Calif. – A return to Gateway International Raceway and the St. Louis market as part of an expanded 23-race national event tour highlights the 2012 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series schedule.
A new operator at Gateway International Raceway has made the addition of the multi-purpose motorsports facility to the National Hot Rod Association schedule [...]

Pedregon Cruises To Pole
Sunday, 4 Sep, 2011 – 19:07 | Comments Off
Pedregon Cruises To Pole

Cruz Pedregon set a track record for time as he raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car on Sunday at the prestigious Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Lucas Oil.
Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Jason Line  (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycles) also took the top spots in their categories at [...]

Brown Moves To Pole At U.S. Nationals
Saturday, 3 Sep, 2011 – 21:46 | Comments Off
Brown Moves To Pole At U.S. Nationals

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Antron Brown raced to the provisional No. 1 qualifier in Top Fuel Saturday at the prestigious Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Lucas Oil at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
Cruz Pedregon, Greg Anderson and Matt Smith stayed in the provisional top spots in their respective categories at the 16th of 22 events in the NHRA [...]

Dixon On Top At U.S. Nationals
Friday, 2 Sep, 2011 – 20:50 | Comments Off
Dixon On Top At U.S. Nationals

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Larry Dixon raced to the provisional pole in Top Fuel at the NHRA Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis on Friday night.
Cruz Pedregon, Greg Anderson and Matt Smith also took the provisional top spots in their categories at the 16th of 22 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series [...]

Capps Hopes To Cap Comeback At U.S. Nationals
Friday, 2 Sep, 2011 – 9:11 | Comments Off
Capps Hopes To Cap Comeback At U.S. Nationals

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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It hasn’t been a call-the-Feds-worthy disappearance, but Ron Capps’ drop from sight on Sundays was sudden and mysterious. Fortunately for the 46-year-old NHRA Funny Car driver, it appears he is re-emerging and at exactly the right time.
When the pro cars fire up for the first round of qualifying tonight at [...]

Tasca In Hang-On Mode As U.S. Nationals Begin
Thursday, 1 Sep, 2011 – 11:39 | Comments Off
Tasca In Hang-On Mode As U.S. Nationals Begin

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Big events tend to produce big pressure for athletes. For that reason, NHRA Funny Car driver Bob Tasca III should theoretically being going through double hell this weekend.
Beginning Friday, Tasca will be driving his Ford Mustang in the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Clermont, Ind. – [...]

Brown Tops Top Fuel At Brainerd
Sunday, 21 Aug, 2011 – 18:23 | Comments Off
Brown Tops Top Fuel At Brainerd

Antron Brown raced to his fourth win of the season in Top Fuel Sunday, getting it at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway in Brainerd, Minn.
Johnny Gray, Greg Anderson and LE Tonglet were also winners in their respective categories at the 15th of 22 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing [...]

Streaking Worsham P1 At Brainerd
Saturday, 20 Aug, 2011 – 16:37 | Comments Off
Streaking Worsham P1 At Brainerd

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Del Worsham raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel Saturday at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals.
Matt Hagan, Jason Line and Eddie Krawiec also took the provisional top spots in their respective categories at the 15th of 22 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series.
Worsham drove his Al-Anabi dragster to the [...]

Hagan On Pole, In Countdown
Saturday, 20 Aug, 2011 – 7:04 | Comments Off
Hagan On Pole, In Countdown

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Matt Hagan raced to the provisional No. 1 qualifier in Funny Car – and clinched a spot in the NHRA Full Throttle Countdown to the Championship – at the 30th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals on Friday.
Additionally, LE Tonglet, the defending NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion, clinched his spot in the Countdown with his [...]

Worsham Conquers The Northwest
Sunday, 7 Aug, 2011 – 19:55 | Comments Off
Worsham Conquers The Northwest

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Del Worsham just keeps on winning in the Top Fuel category of the NHRA.
The Al-Anabi Racing driver’s latest victory came Sunday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Northwest Nationals in Kent, Wash. It was his sixth victory of 2011 and it came against Tony Schumacher in the finals.
Also winning at the final event of the NHRA’s [...]