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NHRA Tests New Fuel Pump
Tuesday, 11 May, 2010 – 15:56 | Comments Off
NHRA Tests New Fuel Pump

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Upon conclusion of the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals recently, the NHRA in cooperation with Tim Wilkerson Racing and John Force Racing tested a 60-gallon per minute fuel pump as part of its ongoing power reduction program.
The test was designed to reduce the volume of fuel that can be delivered to the engine in the [...]

Warren Johnson Busts Slump
Sunday, 2 May, 2010 – 21:15 | Comments Off
Warren Johnson Busts Slump

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Pro Stock driver Warren Johnson, the second-winningest driver in NHRA Full Throttle Series history, ended a four-year drought with his 97th career win Sunday at the 14th annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway International Raceway.
The other winners at the seventh event in the 23-race NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series were Tony Schumacher [...]

Cory Mac On Top of Top Fuel
Saturday, 1 May, 2010 – 21:02 | One Comment
Cory Mac On Top of Top Fuel

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Cory McClenathan held off defending Top Fuel world champion Tony Schumacher to pick up the No. 1 qualifying spot Saturday at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals.
John Force, Mike Edwards and Hector Arana also will head to the eliminations from the top spots in their respective categories as qualifying came to an end at Gateway [...]

Force Stays Hot At Gateway
Friday, 30 Apr, 2010 – 21:20 | Comments Off
Force Stays Hot At Gateway

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John Force held on to the provisional top spot in Funny Car as rain washed out most of Friday qualifying at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway International Raceway.
Tony Schumacher, Mike Edwards and Craig Treble also took the provisional top spots in their respective categories at the seventh of 23 events on the [...]

Force Wins Third Of Season
Sunday, 18 Apr, 2010 – 20:57 | Comments Off
Force Wins Third Of Season

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John Force continued his comeback run by racing to the Funny Car victory Sunday at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Larry Dixon (Top Fuel) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) also were winners in their respective categories at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
The 60-year-old Force, the 14-time [...]

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 [...]