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Force Secures Funny Car Pole, In Atlanta
Saturday, 14 May, 2011 – 18:38 | Comments Off
Force Secures Funny Car Pole, In Atlanta

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John Force tied NHRA Pro Stock Legend Warren Johnson for the most No. 1 qualifiers in NHRA history as qualifying came to an end Saturday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
Spencer Massey, Mike Edwards and LE Tonglet also earned the top spots in their respective categories at the sixth of [...]

Force No. 1 In Atlanta
Friday, 13 May, 2011 – 21:03 | Comments Off
Force No. 1 In Atlanta

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John Force grabbed the provisional No. 1 qualifying spot in Funny Car at the NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Summer Nationals in Atlanta.
Force is a seven-time winner at Atlanta Dragway.
Also grabbing top qualifying spots were Spencer Massey in Top Fuel, Mike Edwards in Pro Stock and Eddie Krawiec in Pro Stock Motor Cycle.
Two more rounds of [...]

The Sarge Looks To Erase Two Skid Marks
Friday, 13 May, 2011 – 16:45 | Comments Off
The Sarge Looks To Erase Two Skid Marks

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Commerce, Ga. – Top Fuel driver Tony Schumacher has won just about everything there is to win in his drag racing career. He has 67 race wins and seven championships and has won at about every track he’s ever competed on – except one.
He’s still winless at Atlanta Dragway.
“I’ve been [...]

Professor Says Student Was A Quick Study
Friday, 13 May, 2011 – 12:01 | Comments Off
Professor Says Student Was A Quick Study

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Commerce, Ga. – As part of the NHRA’s 60th anniversary celebration, Warren Johnson, the 67-year-old Pro Stock veteran from nearby Buford, will be honored during this weekend’s Summit Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
But even before the festivities kicked off, Johnson received a great tribute from one of his fellow racers [...]

Texas Drag Strip Is Taking It From The Streets
Wednesday, 11 May, 2011 – 7:40 | One Comment
Texas Drag Strip Is Taking It From The Streets

Ennis, Texas – En route to obtaining his NHRA Top Fuel license, Spencer Massey has been harboring a startling secret.
“I’ve never been involved in any kind of street race,” said Massey, at 28 one of the National Hot Rod Association’s rising stars for Don Schumacher Racing. “I started up in Jr. Dragster racing. There were [...]

Veteran Worsham, Rookie Nobile Win Baytown
Sunday, 1 May, 2011 – 18:28 | Comments Off
Veteran Worsham, Rookie Nobile Win Baytown

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Del Worsham won his second straight NHRA Top Fuel race and rookie Vincent Nobile won his first-ever Pro Stock event during in the final round of eliminations at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Sprint Nationals in Baytown, Texas on Sunday.
Also winning Sunday were Jeff Arend in Funny Car and Andrew Hines in Pro Stock Motorcycle.
After a [...]

Force Leads Qualifying In Baytown
Saturday, 30 Apr, 2011 – 18:01 | Comments Off
Force Leads Qualifying In Baytown

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Funny Car driver John Force held onto No. 1 qualifier honors Saturday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Sprint Nationals in Baytown, Texas.
The other three top qualifiers from Friday also held on to their positions as Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Ronnie Humphrey (Pro Stock) and LE Tonglet (Pro Stock Motorcycle) will lead their categories into [...]

Big Names Shine In Houston
Friday, 29 Apr, 2011 – 21:32 | Comments Off
Big Names Shine In Houston

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NHRA superstars Tony Schumacher and John Force claimed the provisional poles in Top Fuel and Funny Car respectively on the opening day of qualifying for the O’Reilly Auto Parts Spring Nationals in Baytown, Texas.
Also fastest in qualifying Friday were Ronnie Humphrey in Pro Stock and L.E. Tonglet in Pro Stock Motorcycles.
Spencer Massey was second fastest [...]

Force Survives Texas, Lives To Talk About It
Friday, 22 Apr, 2011 – 7:55 | Comments Off
Force Survives Texas, Lives To Talk About It

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Drag racing icon John Force said he felt “out of place” but certainly not out of words on the night he was honored as the 13th and latest inductee into the Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame.
“I’m really struggling with this,” Force said before the formal presentation [...]

Worsham Stays Hot, Winning The Four-Wides
Sunday, 17 Apr, 2011 – 16:39 | Comments Off
Worsham Stays Hot, Winning The Four-Wides

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Del Worsham, Jack Beckman and Greg Anderson emerged as winners of the VisitMyrtleBeach.com Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C. Sunday afternoon.
Worsham won the Top Fuel portion of the event, edging Al-Anabi Racing teammate and defending champion, Larry Dixon.
Worsham gave up four thousandths to Dixon at the starting line (.064 to .068), but he [...]