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Pedley: The First Half’s Haves And Have-Nots
Thursday, 14 Jul, 2011 – 8:46 | One Comment
Pedley: The First Half’s Haves And Have-Nots

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The Sprint Cup season poked its nose over its half way point last Saturday night with the conclusion of race No. 18 on its 36-race schedule. The other major racing series in North America are roughly at their midway points.
You are correct; a half way-through-the-season piece coming up.
The following are [...]

Worsham Notches Fifth Top Fuel Victory Of Season
Sunday, 10 Jul, 2011 – 19:43 | Comments Off
Worsham Notches Fifth Top Fuel Victory Of Season

Del Worsham defeated David Grubnic to earn his series-high fifth win of the season on Sunday and extend his Top Fuel championship league to 125 points in today’s NHRA Full Throttle Series O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 Nationals at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill.
Also winning at Route 66 Sunday were Mike Neff (Funny Car), Greg [...]

Anderson Earns Pro Stock Pole at Route 66
Saturday, 9 Jul, 2011 – 22:25 | Comments Off
Anderson Earns Pro Stock Pole at Route 66

Defending Pro Stock world champion Greg Anderson claimed his first No. 1 qualifying position of the season Saturday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals, ending a drought of 43 races without a top spot that dates back to the 2009 season.
Spencer Massey (Top Fuel), Mike Neff (Funny Car) and Hector Arana Jr. [...]

Spencer Massey Fast Again at Route 66
Saturday, 9 Jul, 2011 – 7:28 | Comments Off
Spencer Massey Fast Again at Route 66

Spencer Massey earned the provisional pole in Top Fuel Friday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals in Joliet, Ill.
Mike Neff (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event at Route 66 Raceway near Chicago.
Massey [...]

Neff Runs Away In Norwalk
Sunday, 26 Jun, 2011 – 18:37 | Comments Off
Neff Runs Away In Norwalk

Mike Neff raced to his third win of the season Sunday, winning the Funny Car portion of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio.
Del Worsham, Vincent Nobile, and Eddie Krawiec also won in their respective categories at the 10th of 22 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series.
Neff drove his Castrol [...]

Greg Anderson Again Up To K&N Challenge
Saturday, 25 Jun, 2011 – 18:25 | Comments Off
Greg Anderson Again Up To K&N Challenge

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Greg Anderson raced to his second consecutive K&N Horsepower Challenge win, the special Pro Stock race-within-a-race bonus event Saturday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio.
Robert Hight, Del Worsham, Erica Enders, and Hector Arana Jr. raced to the No. 1 qualifying spots in their respective categories at the 10th of 22 events [...]

Rain Cancels Qualifying
Friday, 24 Jun, 2011 – 19:06 | Comments Off
Rain Cancels Qualifying

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Friday’s racing action at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals was cancelled due to frequent rain showers in the Norwalk, Ohio area.
Qualifying for the Full Throttle Drag Racing Series will continue on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Also taking place on Saturday will be the K&N Horsepower Challenge, a specialty race featuring [...]

Ingram: Hamlin, JGR Hitting Stride Just In Time?
Monday, 20 Jun, 2011 – 7:47 | One Comment
Ingram: Hamlin, JGR Hitting Stride Just In Time?

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
Were I tweeting, this would be my top 10 on Sunday (with footnotes):
1. Hamlin, M. Ford back on track at Michigan. Denny: “We made a magic adjustment and the car just took off.”
( No. 11 Crew Chief Mike Ford and his driver are on their [...]

Hight Shreds Speed Record In Bristol Win
Sunday, 19 Jun, 2011 – 22:37 | Comments Off
Hight Shreds Speed Record In Bristol Win

Robert Hight set the national NHRA Funny Car speed record at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers and won his fourth race of the season in doing so.
Larry Dixon (Top Fuel) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) also were winners at Bristol Dragway in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing [...]

Bernstein, Tasca On Pole In Bristol
Saturday, 18 Jun, 2011 – 19:32 | Comments Off
Bernstein, Tasca On Pole In Bristol

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Bob Tasca raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car Saturday at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers.
Brandon Bernstein (Top Fuel) and Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) also will lead their respective categories into Sunday’s noon eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing [...]