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Field For Final Show Of Big Go Set In Indy
Sunday, 5 Sep, 2010 – 18:50 | Comments Off
Field For Final Show Of Big Go Set In Indy

The field for the final eliminations for drag racing’s biggest event – the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Lucas Oil – were set Sunday at O’Reilly Raceway Park in the Indianapolis suburb of Clermont, Ind.
Defending world champion Mike Edwards raced to the No. 1 qualifying spot in Pro Stock.
Also winning poles were Larry Dixon [...]

Dixon Roars To Top At U.S. Nationals
Saturday, 4 Sep, 2010 – 21:03 | Comments Off
Dixon Roars To Top At U.S. Nationals

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Larry Dixon took teh qualifying lead Saturday at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Lucas Oil, capping a record-setting day of performances at the world’s most prestigious drag race.
Matt Hagan, Jeg Coughlin and Andrew Hines also were qualifying leaders in their categories at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event, the first of [...]

Edwards Looking Dynastic In NHRA Pro Stock
Saturday, 4 Sep, 2010 – 9:50 | One Comment
Edwards Looking Dynastic In NHRA Pro Stock

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Clermont, Ind. – Mike Edwards has been pedaling Pro Stock cars down drag strips for a while now. He’s seen enough of the sport to know that success in that division of the NHRA Full Throttle series can be contageous.
Pro Stock, he’s observed, tends to be the division which produces [...]

NHRA Notes: JFR Attacks In Force
Friday, 3 Sep, 2010 – 19:42 | Comments Off
NHRA Notes: JFR Attacks In Force

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Clermont, Ind. – It was a John Force Racing kind of September evening on the opening day of the 2010 NHRA Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at O’Reilly Raceway Park.
Led by defending Funny Car champion Robert Hight, the JFR bunch swept the top three spots in first-round of qualifying for the [...]

Hight’s On A Lot Of Minds As Nationals Begin
Friday, 3 Sep, 2010 – 12:31 | Comments Off
Hight’s On A Lot Of Minds As Nationals Begin

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Clermont, Ind. – Robert Hight arrived at drag racing’s biggest event on Friday as a whole lot more than just the defending Funny Car champion and the owner of the No. 2 spot in this year’s point standings.
He arrived as a symbol of hope for that large handful of drivers [...]

NHRA Adjusts Schedule For 2011
Saturday, 28 Aug, 2010 – 7:09 | One Comment
NHRA Adjusts Schedule For 2011

Inclusion of the Arizona Nationals as Round No. 4 of the six-race Countdown to the Championship, and a repositioning of the prestigious Mac Tools U.S. Nationals, highlight the 2011 National Hot Rod Association Full Throttle Drag Racing Series schedule.
NHRA will mark its “60th Anniversary Celebration” via a 22-race national tour, with the most significant change [...]

Testing For U.S. Nationals Gets Under Way
Thursday, 26 Aug, 2010 – 7:07 | Comments Off
Testing For U.S. Nationals Gets Under Way

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Antron Brown, Robert Hight and Andrew Hines were quickest in their respective categories Wednesday during the first of two days of National Hot Rod Association open testing at O’Reilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis.
NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series teams are utilizing the two-day session to prepare for the 56th annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented [...]

NHRA Countdown Is Set
Sunday, 15 Aug, 2010 – 17:50 | Comments Off
NHRA Countdown Is Set

Three drivers had a shot at their first career NHRA Full Throttle Series win on Sunday at the 29th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway and Funny Car veteran Bob Bode was the lucky one who struck paydirt.
The other winners at the 17th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Series [...]

Kalitta On Top At Brainerd
Saturday, 14 Aug, 2010 – 17:44 | Comments Off
Kalitta On Top At Brainerd

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Top Fuel driver Doug Kalitta earned his second No. 1 qualifying berth in the last four races Saturday at the 29th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.
The other No. 1 qualifiers at the 17th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Series season – and final race in the Countdown to [...]

Bernstein, Force Hood are No. 1 in Brainerd
Friday, 13 Aug, 2010 – 20:36 | Comments Off
Bernstein, Force Hood are No. 1 in Brainerd

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Brandon Bernstein put himself into position to collect his first pole position of 2010 after Friday’s first qualifying session at the 29th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals in Brainerd, Minn.
The other provisional No. 1 qualifiers at the 17th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Series season – and final race in the Countdown [...]