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Dixon Back In Form In Vegas
Friday, 1 Apr, 2011 – 20:42 | Comments Off
Dixon Back In Form In Vegas

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Defending Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon raced took the provisional pole Friday at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Cruz Pedregon and Mike Edwards also were qualifying leaders in their respective categories at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
Dixon, who claimed one of his 12 season victories here [...]

NHRA Pro Stocker Line Is Off To A Perfect Start
Friday, 1 Apr, 2011 – 10:55 | One Comment
NHRA Pro Stocker Line Is Off To A Perfect Start

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Every year, Jason Line tells somebody somewhere that the goal for his NHRA Pro Stock season is to win (fill in the number of events that are held that season right here) races. This year, the number is 22.
And every year, the goal goes unrealized.
He knows that the goal probably [...]

Minter: Credible Information Gap Is Getting Bigger
Wednesday, 23 Mar, 2011 – 15:11 | 4 Comments
Minter: Credible Information Gap Is Getting Bigger

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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I read on the Internet yesterday that National Speed Sport News was ceasing publication. I guess I’m just like most everybody else these days. I get my racing news online for free, but I also wonder when the point will come where those who gather the racing news just can’t [...]

Busch Says NHRA Was Anything But A Drag
Wednesday, 16 Mar, 2011 – 17:24 | Comments Off
Busch Says NHRA Was Anything But A Drag

Kurt Busch returns to his day job this week – driving the No. 22  Sprint Cup Dodge for  Penske Racing at Bristol Motor Speedway.
But during a teleconference on Wednesday, Busch took a look back at competing in the NHRA Gatornationals in a Pro Stock car.
It was Busch’s first drag race in the highly competitive Pro [...]

Worsham Gets First Top Fuel Win
Sunday, 13 Mar, 2011 – 17:52 | Comments Off
Worsham Gets First Top Fuel Win

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Del Worsham defeated seven-time champion Tony “The Sarge” Schumacher in the Top Fuel final round of the 42nd annual Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals Sunday at Gainesville Raceway in Gainesville, Fla.
In doing so, Worsham became the 15th driver in NHRA history to win races in Top Fuel and Funny Car.
The other winners at the second of 22 [...]

Kurt Busch In The Show At The Gatornationals
Saturday, 12 Mar, 2011 – 18:29 | Comments Off
Kurt Busch In The Show At The Gatornationals

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After a shaky NHRA Full Throttle Series debut on Friday, 2004 NASCAR champion Kurt Busch qualified solidly into the 16-car Pro Stock field on Saturday with 6.532-second pass at 211.46 mph.
Busch ended the day qualified No. 12 and he will have as interesting a matchup as he could draw in Erica Enders, the 27-year old [...]

Hagan Stays Hot In Florida
Friday, 11 Mar, 2011 – 18:36 | Comments Off
Hagan Stays Hot In Florida

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Matt Hagan continued his torrid run dating back to the end of last year by earning the provisional No. 1 qualifier spot in Funny Car on the first day of qualifying at the 42nd annual Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals Friday in Gainsville, Fla.
The other provisional No. 1 qualifiers at the second of 22 races in [...]

Busch Will Attempt To Go Straight This Weekend
Friday, 11 Mar, 2011 – 7:49 | Comments Off
Busch Will Attempt To Go Straight This Weekend

Kurt Busch last raced as a rookie a decade ago, when he made the career-altering leap from NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series to a full-time Sprint Cup ride with team-owner Jack Roush.
One championship and 22 Cup victories later, Busch is poised to join a distinguished list of NASCAR stars who have crossed-over to NHRA drag [...]

John Force Says: It Took A Death To Save My Life
Wednesday, 9 Mar, 2011 – 7:44 | Comments Off
John Force Says: It Took A Death To Save My Life

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – When John Force climbs out of a Funny Car for the final time, his legacy will extend beyond his record multiple NHRA world championships, his powerhouse organization and his over-the-top personality.
“I wasn’t put on this earth to win championships,” Force said Tuesday afternoon during a discussion [...]

Lucas, Hight, Line Win at Winternationals
Sunday, 27 Feb, 2011 – 22:29 | One Comment
Lucas, Hight, Line Win at Winternationals

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Morgan Lucas defeated Shawn Langdon in a matchup of former high school classmates in the Top Fuel final Sunday at the season-opening Kragen O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Winternationals presented by Valvoline at historic Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, Calif.
The other winners of the first of 22 races in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series [...]