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Brittany Force Has Monster Sponsor
Thursday, 14 May, 2015 – 15:20 | Comments Off on Brittany Force Has Monster Sponsor
Brittany Force Has Monster Sponsor

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Brittany Force plans to “unleash the beast” that is her NHRA Top Fuel dragster at Atlanta Dragway this weekend, the launch  of a multi-year primary sponsorship deal with Monster Energy drink.
Force’s Top Fuel dragster will carry the Monster Energy logo and branding for the duration of the 2015 NHRA Mello […]

Capps Gets Second Funny Car Victory Of Season
Sunday, 26 Apr, 2015 – 19:22 | Comments Off on Capps Gets Second Funny Car Victory Of Season
Capps Gets Second Funny Car Victory Of Season

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Ron Capps raced to his second Funny Car victory of the season Sunday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals presented by Super Start Batteries.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) and Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Royal Purple Raceway near Houston.
Capps powered past Don Schumacher […]

Home-State Hero Massey Claims Top Fuel Pole In Baytown
Saturday, 25 Apr, 2015 – 19:16 | Comments Off on Home-State Hero Massey Claims Top Fuel Pole In Baytown
Home-State Hero Massey Claims Top Fuel Pole In Baytown

Texas native Spencer Massey raced to his first No. 1 qualifying position in nearly two years and his first ever in the Lone Star state Saturday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals presented by Super Start Batteries.
Jack Beckman (Funny Car) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also will lead their respective categories into Sunday’s 11 […]

Track Records Fall In Rainy Houston
Saturday, 25 Apr, 2015 – 6:51 | Comments Off on Track Records Fall In Rainy Houston
Track Records Fall In Rainy Houston

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“Fast” Jack Beckman posted Royal Purple Raceway’s first three-second Funny Car run to close a record-setting qualifying session and take the provisional class lead Friday during the 28th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals.
Spencer Massey (Top Fuel) and Shane Gray (Pro Stock) also emerged as first-day qualifying leaders at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing […]

Crampton Riding A Rocket In Houston
Friday, 24 Apr, 2015 – 10:33 | Comments Off on Crampton Riding A Rocket In Houston
Crampton Riding A Rocket In Houston

While driving a 320-plus mph Top Fuel car never will be classified as easy, Richie Crampton insists his comfort level is growing exponentially with each pass this season in the Lucas Oil dragster.
The NHRA’s reigning Rookie of the Year, Crampton hasn’t lost a first-round matchup through five races in 2015 – a streak capped by […]

Enders-Stevens Wins K&N Challenge: Field Set For Vegas Finals
Sunday, 12 Apr, 2015 – 8:15 | Comments Off on Enders-Stevens Wins K&N Challenge: Field Set For Vegas Finals
Enders-Stevens Wins K&N Challenge: Field Set For Vegas Finals

Erica Enders-Stevens won the $50,000 K&N Horsepower Challenge for the second consecutive year on Saturday during the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
J.R. Todd (Top Fuel), Matt Hagan (Funny Car) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) all carried their Fridayqualifying bests into Saturday and secured No. 1 qualifying positions at the […]

Todd, Hagan, Line Lead Qualifying In Vegas
Saturday, 11 Apr, 2015 – 8:21 | Comments Off on Todd, Hagan, Line Lead Qualifying In Vegas
Todd, Hagan, Line Lead Qualifying In Vegas

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Defending world champion Matt Hagan raced to the qualifying lead in Funny CarFriday at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals.
J.R. Todd (Top Fuel) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders in their categories at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The race is the fifth of 24 events in the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello […]

Schumacher Cars Dominate Four-Wide Finals
Monday, 30 Mar, 2015 – 7:30 | Comments Off on Schumacher Cars Dominate Four-Wide Finals
Schumacher Cars Dominate Four-Wide Finals

CONCORD, N.C. – Don Schumacher Racing continued its domination of the NHRA Mello Yello Racing nitro classes this season with Top Fuel and Funny Car victories Sunday in the Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
With Antron Brown’s Top Fuel victory and Jack Beckman’s Funny Car win, DSR has now won seven of eight nitro titles in […]

Records Fall On Cool Day At The Four-Wides
Sunday, 29 Mar, 2015 – 7:41 | Comments Off on Records Fall On Cool Day At The Four-Wides
Records Fall On Cool Day At The Four-Wides

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Even though track records were broken Saturday in three of the NHRA’s four professional classes, competitors thought their two qualifying runs in the Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway would have been faster due to the unseasonably cold temperatures.
Funny Car was the only class that didn’t have a […]

Hines Talks About Bikes And Being No. 1
Saturday, 28 Mar, 2015 – 7:50 | Comments Off on Hines Talks About Bikes And Being No. 1
Hines Talks About Bikes And Being No. 1

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Andrew Hines’ defense of his 2014 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world championship momentarily became an afterthought during the season-opener for the two-wheel class two weeks ago.
A four-time world champion, Hines and his Harley-Davidson V-Rod were ambushed by Shawn Gann and his Buell during the quarterfinals of the 46th annual AMALIE […]