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John Force Ready To Beat Up On The Sharks
Saturday, 18 May, 2013 – 14:36 | Comments Off on John Force Ready To Beat Up On The Sharks
John Force Ready To Beat Up On The Sharks

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
TOPEKA, Kan. – John Force was in an anecdotal kind of mood Friday as he “relaxed” in his motorhome at Heartland Park Topeka. Apparently when things are not going well for the 15-time NHRA Funny Car champion, stories with uplifting morals come to mind.
And, with neither he nor his other […]

Schumacher Fastest In Topeka
Friday, 17 May, 2013 – 21:52 | Comments Off on Schumacher Fastest In Topeka
Schumacher Fastest In Topeka

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Seven-time champion Tony Schumacher raced to the qualifying lead in Top Fuel Friday at the 25th annual NHRA Kansas Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka.
Robert Hight (Funny Car) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event.
Schumacher, the series points leader in the 8,000-horsepower category, posted a […]

Bernstein Looking Comfortable At Morgan Lucas
Friday, 17 May, 2013 – 18:47 | Comments Off on Bernstein Looking Comfortable At Morgan Lucas
Bernstein Looking Comfortable At Morgan Lucas

TOPEKA, Kan. – Brandon Bernstein looked anything but comfortable as he made his way around his team’s compound at Heartland Park Topeka on Friday. He was kind of waddling and weaving and making odd facial grimace kind of deals – all as a result of a mysteriously herniated disc in his lower back.
But rather oddly, […]

Greg Anderson Fined By NHRA
Wednesday, 15 May, 2013 – 6:47 | Comments Off on Greg Anderson Fined By NHRA
Greg Anderson Fined By NHRA

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Four-time Pro Stock world champion Greg Anderson and the Elite Motorsports Pro Stock team were penalized Tuesday by the NHRA for separate rules infractions committed last weekend during the 33rd annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Ga.
Anderson was fined $5,000 and penalized 10 NHRA […]

Antron Brown Gets Rain-Delayed Victory In Atlanta
Saturday, 11 May, 2013 – 18:08 | Comments Off on Antron Brown Gets Rain-Delayed Victory In Atlanta
Antron Brown Gets Rain-Delayed Victory In Atlanta

Antron Brown raced to the Top Fuel victory Saturday at the weather-delayed Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
Johnny Gray (Funny Car) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event, which was delayed for one week due to persistent rain showers.
Brown claimed his second […]

Hagan On Top As NHRA Returns To Atlanta
Friday, 10 May, 2013 – 17:59 | Comments Off on Hagan On Top As NHRA Returns To Atlanta
Hagan On Top As NHRA Returns To Atlanta

Matt Hagan ended a 29-race drought from the top of Funny Car’s qualifying order by racing to the No. 1 position Friday at the rain-delayed Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
Shawn Langdon (Top Fuel) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) also will lead their categories into Saturday’s 11 a.m. eliminations as the No. […]

Rain Postpones Southern Nationals
Saturday, 4 May, 2013 – 17:49 | Comments Off on Rain Postpones Southern Nationals
Rain Postpones Southern Nationals

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Rain at Atlanta Dragway and a forecast for more heavy rain throughout the remainder of the weekend forced NHRA officials to postpone the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals until next weekend, May 10 – 11.
Two sessions of qualifying for the seventh of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will take […]

Mike Edwards Is Stocking Up On Hardware In 2013
Saturday, 4 May, 2013 – 7:28 | Comments Off on Mike Edwards Is Stocking Up On Hardware In 2013
Mike Edwards Is Stocking Up On Hardware In 2013

Persistent rain showers and falling temperatures prompted NHRA officials to cancel qualifying Friday for the 33rd annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
Eight Pro Stock cars posted elapsed times in Commerce, Ga., before rain returned to the track located northeast of Atlanta. Rickie Jones and his 2013 Chevy Camaro led those making […]

Vandergriff, Pedregon Cruise In Baytown
Sunday, 28 Apr, 2013 – 18:28 | Comments Off on Vandergriff, Pedregon Cruise In Baytown
Vandergriff, Pedregon Cruise In Baytown

Cruz Pedregon became the first two-time winner in the Funny Car category in 2013 by racing to the victory Sunday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway.
Bob Vandergriff Jr. (Top Fuel), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag […]

Arana Brothers Team Up On Dad At SpringNationals
Sunday, 28 Apr, 2013 – 6:47 | Comments Off on Arana Brothers Team Up On Dad At SpringNationals
Arana Brothers Team Up On Dad At SpringNationals

Brothers Hector Jr. and Adam Arana upstaged their championship-winning father at Royal Purple Raceway Saturday, adding a family angle to the Pro Stock Motorcycle class at the rain-plagued 26th annual O’Reilly NHRA SpringNationals in Baytown, Texas.
Arana Jr. secured his second consecutive No. 1 qualifying position of the season and 12th of his career with a […]