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Sampey-Drago Leaves Fear Behind In NHRA Return
Sunday, 21 Sep, 2014 – 14:48 | Comments Off on Sampey-Drago Leaves Fear Behind In NHRA Return
Sampey-Drago Leaves Fear Behind In NHRA Return

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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ENNIS, Texas – Angelle Sampey-Drago says any fear she had about climbing back aboard the seat of a Pro Stock Motorcycle was resolved when she made her first test …

Routine Mistake Costs John Force A Countdown Victory
Sunday, 21 Sep, 2014 – 7:06 | One Comment
Routine Mistake Costs John Force A Countdown Victory

ENNIS, Texas – Funny Car icon John Force was foaming at the mouth Saturday after an uncharacteristic red-light cost him a victory against Matt Hagan during the delayed Race 1 final of the NHRA’s Countdown …

Courtney Force Hangs On To Claim Funny Car Pole In Texas
Saturday, 20 Sep, 2014 – 20:50 | Comments Off on Courtney Force Hangs On To Claim Funny Car Pole In Texas
Courtney Force Hangs On To Claim Funny Car Pole In Texas

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Courtney Force earned her fourth pole position of the season Saturday, when she qualified P1 at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.
J.R. Todd (Top Fuel), Shane Gray (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will …

Courtney Force Trashes Texas Records
Saturday, 20 Sep, 2014 – 6:37 | Comments Off on Courtney Force Trashes Texas Records
Courtney Force Trashes Texas Records

ENNIS, Texas – Courtney Force had the blinders on at the Texas Motorplex Friday evening, and cranked out a blinding pass to back it up.
Force claimed the provisional Funny Car pole during second-round qualifying for …

Texas Motorplex To Host Countdown Doubleheader
Friday, 19 Sep, 2014 – 7:12 | Comments Off on Texas Motorplex To Host Countdown Doubleheader
Texas Motorplex To Host Countdown Doubleheader

ENNIS, Texas – Re-routed into the Lone Star State, NHRA’s problem-plagued Countdown to the Championship will resume at the Texas Motorplex Friday with a weekend schedule that leaves no room for error.
The 2014 opener of …

Thanks To Weather,Texas Inherits Countdown Opener
Sunday, 14 Sep, 2014 – 18:30 | Comments Off on Thanks To Weather,Texas Inherits Countdown Opener
Thanks To Weather,Texas Inherits Countdown Opener

CONCORD, N.C. – Rain Sunday afternoon at zMAX Dragway forced postponement of the elimination round in the Countdown to the Championship’s opening event – the Pep Boys NHRA Carolina Nationals – until next weekend at …

Wreck And Rain Force Postponement Of Countdown Opener
Sunday, 14 Sep, 2014 – 16:49 | 4 Comments
Wreck And Rain Force Postponement Of Countdown Opener

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – V. Gaines escaped injury Sunday when his Dodge Dart flipped four times near the finish line at zMAX Dragway in the first round of Pro Stock eliminations …

Female Drivers Have Big Days At ZMAX
Saturday, 13 Sep, 2014 – 17:53 | Comments Off on Female Drivers Have Big Days At ZMAX
Female Drivers Have Big Days At ZMAX

CONCORD, N.C. – Fresh off a victory in the U.S. Nationals, Alexis DeJoria emerged as the No. 1 qualifier in Funny Car for the second time in her career Saturday during preparations for the Pep …

Sampey Returning To NHRA Bike Competition
Saturday, 13 Sep, 2014 – 14:53 | One Comment
Sampey Returning To NHRA Bike Competition

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – After a seven-year absence, three-time NHRA champion Angelle Sampey will return to Pro Stock Motorcycle competition this year in the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series with …

Countdown Off And Running
Friday, 12 Sep, 2014 – 19:26 | Comments Off on Countdown Off And Running
Countdown Off And Running

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Matt Hagan opened NHRA’s playoffs by racing to the qualifying lead  in Funny Car Friday at the Pep Boys NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord.
J.R. Todd (Top Fuel), Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) and …