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Bernstein Fastest In Thunder Valley
Saturday, 18 Jun, 2011 – 7:52 | Comments Off
Bernstein Fastest In Thunder Valley

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Brandon Bernstein won the provisional pole in Top Fuel Friday at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers at Bristol Dragway.
Bob Tasca (Funny Car) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
Bernstein, who hasn’t claimed a No. 1 qualifying position [...]

Top Fueler Massey Continues Winning Ways
Monday, 6 Jun, 2011 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Top Fueler Massey Continues Winning Ways

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Spencer Massey raced to his second consecutive win of the season Sunday at the NHRA SuperNationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
Mike Neff (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also won in their categories at the eighth of 22 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series.
Massey drove [...]

Cruz Pedregon Cruises To Pole In Englishtown
Saturday, 4 Jun, 2011 – 21:02 | Comments Off
Cruz Pedregon Cruises To Pole In Englishtown

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Cruz Pedregon raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car Saturday at the NHRA SuperNationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J.
Del Worsham (Top Fuel), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also took the top spots in their respective categories at the eighth of 22 events [...]

Hight Hot In Englishtown
Saturday, 4 Jun, 2011 – 6:43 | Comments Off
Hight Hot In Englishtown

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Robert Hight  led qualifying in Funny Car Friday night at the NHRA SuperNationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
Del Worsham (Top Fuel) , Shane Gray (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also took the provisional top spots in their respective categories at the eighth of 22 events in [...]

Hight Gives Force A Milestone Victory In Topeka
Sunday, 22 May, 2011 – 17:47 | Comments Off
Hight Gives Force A Milestone Victory In Topeka

Robert Hight won the Funny Car portion of the NHRA Summer Nationals Sunday at Heartland Park Topeka. In doing so, he gave John Force his 200th victory as a team owner.
Also picking up victories in Topeka were Spencer Massey in Top Fuel and Shane Gray in Pro Stock.
That Force would get victory No. 200 was [...]

Pro Stock’s Vincent Nobile Is Living Two Dreams
Sunday, 22 May, 2011 – 10:29 | Comments Off
Pro Stock’s Vincent Nobile Is Living Two Dreams

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Topeka, Kan. – Things just did not line up for John Nobile during his drag racing career. He never became a huge star but it was not for lack of talent nor lack of want-to and certainly not for lack of effort. Mostly, for lack of fate.
But the years and [...]

Schumacher, Beckman, Edwards Keep Poles In Topeka
Saturday, 21 May, 2011 – 16:45 | Comments Off
Schumacher, Beckman, Edwards Keep Poles In Topeka

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Topeka, Kan. – The clouds dispersed, the temperatures rose and the speeds came down Saturday at Heartland Park Topeka.
As a result, the third and fourth rounds of qualifying for the NHRA Summer Nationals failed to produce much change in the starting order for Sunday’s eliminations.
Tony Schumacher held onto the top [...]

Neff Tunes, Drives His Way To Top In NHRA
Saturday, 21 May, 2011 – 14:27 | Comments Off
Neff Tunes, Drives His Way To Top In NHRA

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Topeka, Kan. – The economic times were frightening a couple years back. Nobody went unaffected and virtually nobody’s lives were stable. In auto racing, sponsorship money was flowing out of the sport like tides out of the Bay of Fundy.
And there, standing in the middle of it, was NHRA driver [...]

‘Sarge’ In Command In Topeka
Saturday, 21 May, 2011 – 6:18 | Comments Off
‘Sarge’ In Command In Topeka

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Seven-time Top Fuel champion Tony Schumacher ended the first of two rounds of qualifying at the NHRA Summer Nationals Friday with a 3.798-second blast at a track-record 324.12 mph to earn the provisional No. 1 qualifying position.
The other provisional No. 1 qualifiers at the seventh of 22 races in the 2011 NHRA Full Throttle Drag [...]

DSR Rules In Atlanta
Sunday, 15 May, 2011 – 18:29 | Comments Off
DSR Rules In Atlanta

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It was a big Don Schumacher Racing day in Atlanta.
Antron Brown held off his DSR teammate Tony Schumacher as he raced to his second win of the season Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
Jack Beckman, Jason Line and LE Tonglet also won in their respective categories at the sixth [...]