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Brown Heads Field In Vegas
Saturday, 17 Apr, 2010 – 20:41 | Comments Off
Brown Heads Field In Vegas

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Del Worsham raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car Saturday at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas.
Antron Brown and Mike Edwards also will lead their respective categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations as the No. 1 qualifiers at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
Worsham was able to overcome the [...]

NHRA To Go Back Four More
Saturday, 17 Apr, 2010 – 16:18 | Comments Off
NHRA To Go Back Four More

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The NHRA announced Saturday that the 2011 NHRA Four Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway will once again feature four-wide racing in all four professional categories.
The event debuted earlier this spring at the facilities unique four-lane track. Next year’s event will again be the only race on the 2011 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series schedule [...]

Force Hood Is Early No. 1
Friday, 16 Apr, 2010 – 21:24 | Comments Off
Force Hood Is Early No. 1

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Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Ashley Force Hood (Funny Car) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) raced to the qualifying lead in Funny Car Friday at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Force Hood powered her Castrol GTX Ford Mustang to a leading performance of 4.195 seconds at 295.14 mph to pace [...]

Dixon Battles A Top Fuel Monster
Wednesday, 14 Apr, 2010 – 8:59 | Comments Off
Dixon Battles A Top Fuel Monster

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Bring up the fact that he is outgunned 3-to-1 by his biggest rival every time he shows up for an NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing event and Larry Dixon just issues his best it-is-what-it-is shrug.
“How do I feel? I feel the same way everybody else feels that has to race [...]

Dixon Wins Again, Hagan Wins First
Sunday, 11 Apr, 2010 – 19:07 | Comments Off
Dixon Wins Again, Hagan Wins First

Larry Dixon beat Antron Brown in a pedal-fest in the Top Fuel final at the 23rd annual O’Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals Sunday at Houston Raceway Park to win for the second time this season and the 50th time in his career.
The other winners at the fifth event in the 23-race NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing [...]

Force Tops Funny Car Qualifying
Saturday, 10 Apr, 2010 – 21:53 | Comments Off
Force Tops Funny Car Qualifying

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John Force inched one step closer to the one major NHRA milestone that eludes him – all-time No. 1 qualifiers – when he set the Funny Car pace at the 23rd O’Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals presented by Pennzoil on Saturday.
The other No. 1 qualifiers at the fifth of 23 races in the 2010 NHRA Full [...]

Force Powers To NHRA Pole
Friday, 9 Apr, 2010 – 21:11 | Comments Off
Force Powers To NHRA Pole

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John Force earned the provisional pole in Funny Car with a 4.021-second pass at 316.08 mph on the first day of qualifying at the 23rd annual O’Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals Friday.
The other provisional No. 1 qualifiers at the fifth of 23 races in the 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series season were Antron Brown [...]

Force Gives Four-Wide A Thumbs Sideways
Friday, 2 Apr, 2010 – 6:50 | One Comment
Force Gives Four-Wide A Thumbs Sideways

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By any measuring device, last weekend’s inaugural NHRA Four-Wide Nationals was a runaway success for John Force Racing.
But despite an historic victory in the rain-delayed Funny Car final at zMAX Dragway, Brut Force is suggesting that four-wide might better serve all vested parties as an all-star-style, non-points event on the [...]

Four-Wide Crowns Four Champs
Monday, 29 Mar, 2010 – 14:16 | Comments Off
Four-Wide Crowns Four Champs

John Force’s comeback season continued to come back in force on Monday as he won the Funny Car title in the inaugural Four Wide Nationals at zMAZ Dragway in Concord, N.C.
Cory McClenathan won in Top Fuel while Mike Edwards won Pro Stock and Matt Smith won Pro Stock Motorcyle in the rain-delayed event.
Force continued his [...]

Rain Postpones Cup, IRL and NHRA
Sunday, 28 Mar, 2010 – 16:59 | Comments Off
Rain Postpones Cup, IRL and NHRA

Rain has washed out Sunday’s events in three of the top auto-racing series of North America. All are in the Eastern time zone and all have been rescheduled for Monday.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia has been reschedule for noon. The race will be carried live [...]