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Force Hood And Team Are Rolling At The Right Time
Tuesday, 7 Sep, 2010 – 16:13 | Comments Off
Force Hood And Team Are Rolling At The Right Time

Ashley Force Hood had faded to the background during the 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series season. Hers was the No. 3 story on her own team and hers were the worst stats on the three-car John Force Racing driver roster.
Seven times she was ousted in the first round of eliminations this season and [...]

Dixon, Force Hood Are Repeat Nationals Champs
Monday, 6 Sep, 2010 – 16:44 | Comments Off
Dixon, Force Hood Are Repeat Nationals Champs

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Larry Dixon, Ashley Force Hood, Greg Stanfield and LE Tonglet were crowned champions at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series’ Mac Tools U.S. Nationals on Monday afternoon.
Dixon is a repeat winner in Top Fuel while Force Hood won last year’s Nationals in Funny Car at O’Reilly Raceway Park.
Stanfield in [...]

Cory Mac Thinks The House Might Rock This Year
Monday, 6 Sep, 2010 – 8:40 | Comments Off
Cory Mac Thinks The House Might Rock This Year

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Clermont, Ind. – It was early evening at O’Reilly Raceway Park and fans who had sat through a full day of sportsman racing and pro qualifying at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals were headed out the gates and into a traffic jam.
Inside the media center, reporters were headed back to [...]

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 [...]