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Bittersweet Day For NHRA
Saturday, 12 Jun, 2010 – 7:11 | Comments Off
Bittersweet Day For NHRA

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Cory McClenathan ran the quickest 1,000-foot pass in history on a somber day at the 41st annual NHRA SuperNationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
Robert Hight, Mike Edwards, and Michael Phillips lead their respective fields in Saturday’s qualifying.
The day’s racing was conducted in a somber tone following the top-end accident that claimed the life of [...]

Drag Racer Dies At Englishtown
Friday, 11 Jun, 2010 – 15:16 | Comments Off

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Top Alcohol Funny Car racer Neal Parker, 58, from Millville, N.J., crashed today at a high rate of speed in the shutdown area during qualifying for the NHRA SuperNationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park and was pronounced dead.
NHRA officials and the New Jersey State Police are investigating the accident. In their statement, the NHRA [...]

Dixon’s Turn To Be Top Fueler
Monday, 7 Jun, 2010 – 6:53 | Comments Off
Dixon’s Turn To Be Top Fueler

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The hottest rivalry in drag racing re-fired in the Top Fuel finals of the United Association Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway Sunday night and this time it was Larry Dixon getting the victory over Tony Schumacher.
Dixon drove his Al-Anabi Racing dragster to a 3.823-second run at 323.12 mph past Schumacher to earn [...]

Dixon Leads Qualifying In Joliet
Saturday, 5 Jun, 2010 – 19:26 | Comments Off
Dixon Leads Qualifying In Joliet

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JOLIET, Ill. – Larry Dixon strengthened his points lead in Top Fuel as he raced to the No. 1 qualifier at the United Association Route 66 NHRA Nationals.
Robert Hight, Mike Edwards and Craig Treble also took the top spots in their respective categories at the 10th of 23 events on the NHRA Full Throttle Drag [...]

Hight Stays Hot In Funny Car
Saturday, 5 Jun, 2010 – 7:39 | Comments Off
Hight Stays Hot In Funny Car

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Funny Car driver Robert Hight continued his streak of success as he took the provisional No. 1 qualifier as rain shortened Friday qualifying to just one session at the United Association Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill.
Larry Dixon, Mike Edwards and Craig Treble also took the provisional top spots in [...]

Hight, Schumacher & Edwards win at Topeka
Sunday, 23 May, 2010 – 19:20 | One Comment
Hight, Schumacher & Edwards win at Topeka

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TOPEKA, Kan. – Robert Hight continued on his impressive three race hot streak and dominated the Funny Car field to get his third win in as many races during the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Summer Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka. Tony Schumacher took home the win in Top Fuel and Mike Edwards secured [...]

Eliminations Set In Topeka
Saturday, 22 May, 2010 – 19:59 | 2 Comments
Eliminations Set In Topeka

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Robert Hight continued his torrid May by qualifying No. 1 at the 22nd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Summer Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka.
The other No. 1 qualifiers at the ninth of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series season were Antron Brown (Top Fuel) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock).
Hight, the 2009 [...]

The Sarge Will March On
Saturday, 22 May, 2010 – 14:34 | 2 Comments
The Sarge Will March On

By Nick Bromberg | Senior Correspondent
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Topeka, Kan. – Unlike another seven time world champion driver with the same surname, when Tony Schumacher retires from driving, he’s retiring for good. But according to Schumacher – the seven time NHRA Top Fuel one – not even he knows when that time will come.
“I will not set a [...]

Hight Leads Funny Car Field
Friday, 21 May, 2010 – 21:00 | One Comment
Hight Leads Funny Car Field

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TOPEKA, Kan. – Robert Hight took the provisional No. 1 qualifier position on Friday and showed he is a contender to win his third race of the season during the first day of qualifying for the 22nd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Summer Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka.
Antron Brown and Mike Edwards also take [...]

John Force Racing Winning But Not Celebrating
Friday, 21 May, 2010 – 16:57 | 2 Comments
John Force Racing Winning But Not Celebrating

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Topeka, Kan. – It’s not like members of the John Force Racing organization are embarrassed by the fact that its drivers are ranked first, second and third in the NHRA Funny Car standings. They’re certainly not apologizing for it.
But, they’re not exactly breaking out the confetti canons, either.
Way too early [...]