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Force Hood Tops In Norwalk
Saturday, 26 Jun, 2010 – 6:32 | Comments Off
Force Hood Tops In Norwalk

By John Sturbin/Senior Writer
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Ashley Force Hood is the only John Force Racing Funny Car driver without a National Hot Rod Association event victory in 2010, a fact the second generation star aims to amend by the end of this weekend.
Force Hood raced to the qualifying lead late Friday during the delayed second round of time [...]

Quest For Success Shakes Up Capps’ Team
Thursday, 24 Jun, 2010 – 7:44 | One Comment
Quest For Success Shakes Up Capps’ Team

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Physically, the re-assignment of Ed “Ace” McCulloch at Don Schumacher Racing will relocate the veteran crew chief/tuner from the front to the rear of Ron Capps’ Funny Car.
Just how that will play out emotionally for Capps, McCulloch and newly appointed crew chief John Medlen will begin to unfold  Friday during the [...]

Medlen Paired With Capps
Monday, 21 Jun, 2010 – 7:17 | One Comment
Medlen Paired With Capps

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Funny Car driver Ron Capps received a pair of unexpected presents on his 45th birthday Sunday – a first-round loss in the 10th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals and a new crew chief.
Winless through the first 12 events of 2010, Capps will be paired with crew chief John Medlen “effective [...]

Force Adds Another Victory
Sunday, 20 Jun, 2010 – 19:06 | Comments Off
Force Adds Another Victory

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John Force regained the points lead and added to his NHRA-record victory total on Sunday when he  won the Funny Car portion of the 10th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.
The victory was No. 130 for Force.
The other winners at the 12th race in the 23-race NHRA Full Throttle Series season were Tony [...]

Finals Set at Bristol
Saturday, 19 Jun, 2010 – 17:50 | Comments Off
Finals Set at Bristol

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Allen Johnson from nearby Greeneville, Tenn. moved around Mike Edwards on Saturday with a 6.722-second pass at 205.10 mph to secure the No. 1 qualifier in Pro Stock at the 10th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.
The other No. 1 qualifiers at the 12th of 23 races in the 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series [...]

Force Hood No. 1 In Bristol
Friday, 18 Jun, 2010 – 21:20 | Comments Off
Force Hood No. 1 In Bristol

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Ashley Force Hood earned the provisional pole in Funny Car on the first day of qualifying Friday at the 10th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals with a 4.151-second pass at 296.70 mph.
The other provisional No. 1 qualifiers at the 12th of 23 races in the 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series season were Antron [...]

No Blue Monday For Dixon, Tasca
Monday, 14 Jun, 2010 – 15:37 | Comments Off
No Blue Monday For Dixon, Tasca

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Larry Dixon raced to his sixth Top Fuel victory of the season Monday afternoon at the rain-delayed NHRA SuperNationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park while Bob Tasca got his first in Funny Car.
Mike Edwards and Michael Phillips also were winners at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
Dixon posted a performance of 3.824 [...]

Rain Postpones NHRA Finals
Sunday, 13 Jun, 2010 – 20:31 | Comments Off

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Persistent rain showers forced NHRA officials to delay final eliminations for the NHRA SuperNationals until Monday at 10 a.m.
Three rounds of racing were completed in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event before rain started falling at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park around 3:45 p.m.
Antron Brown will face Larry Dixon in the Top Fuel [...]

Cory Mac’s Big Run Stands
Saturday, 12 Jun, 2010 – 18:10 | Comments Off
Cory Mac’s Big Run Stands

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Cory McClenathan secured the top qualifying position when his quickest pass in NHRA Full Throttle Series history from Friday wasn’t threatened on Saturday as qualifying concluded at the 41st annual NHRA Supernationals.
In fact, there were no changes in any of the other three categories either as Robert Hight (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and [...]

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 [...]