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Hagan Pulls Out Of Dive At Route 66
Monday, 30 Jun, 2014 – 7:08 | Comments Off
Hagan Pulls Out Of Dive At Route 66

Matt Hagan ended an 11-race winless streak with a Funny Car victory Sunday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals in Joliet, Ill.
Hagan, the 2011 Funny Car world champ, ran his Mopar Express Lane Dodge Charger past Don Schumacher Racing teammate Tommy Johnson Jr. with a 4.098-second pass at 310.48 mph to claim [...]

Johnson Jr. Streaks To Pole In Joliet
Sunday, 29 Jun, 2014 – 7:25 | Comments Off
Johnson Jr. Streaks To Pole In Joliet

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Tommy Johnson Jr. ran his first career three-second pass in Funny Car to claim the Funny Car pole for Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also claimed No. 1 qualifying positions and will [...]

JFR Drivers Lead Nitro Fields At Route 66
Saturday, 28 Jun, 2014 – 7:14 | Comments Off
JFR Drivers Lead Nitro Fields At Route 66

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Brittany Force (Top Fuel) and Robert Hight (Funny Car) drove their John Force Racing entries to provisional No. 1 qualifying positions during Friday qualifying at the 17th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals.
Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also topped their classes in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing [...]

Capps Wins Epping To End Funny Car Skid
Sunday, 22 Jun, 2014 – 18:29 | Comments Off
Capps Wins Epping To End Funny Car Skid

Ron Capps raced to his first  Funny Car victory of the season Sunday at the Auto-Plus NHRA New England Nationals in Epping, N.H.
Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Dave Connolly (Pro Stock) and Angie Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at New England Dragway.
Capps drove his NAPA [...]

Brown On Top Fuel Pole In New England
Saturday, 21 Jun, 2014 – 18:00 | Comments Off
Brown On Top Fuel Pole In New England

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Antron Brown was the top qualifier in Top Fuel and will start Sunday’s eliminations at the Auto-Plus NHRA New England Nationals from the pole.
Robert Hight (Funny Car), Shane Gray (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also claimed No. 1 qualifying positions and will lead their respective classes into tomorrow’s 11 a.m. eliminations at [...]

Records Fall In New England
Saturday, 21 Jun, 2014 – 6:53 | Comments Off
Records Fall In New England

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Robert Hight posted the first three-second Funny Car run in New England Dragway history during Friday qualifying at the Auto-Plus NHRA New England Nationals in Epping, N.H.
Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Shane Gray (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders on a day when all eight track records were broken [...]

Top Fueler Langdon Gets First Win Of Season
Sunday, 15 Jun, 2014 – 19:01 | Comments Off
Top Fueler Langdon Gets First Win Of Season

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Reigning NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel world champion Shawn Langdon claimed his first victory of the season Sunday.
It came in Bristol, Tenn. at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers.
Tommy Johnson Jr. (Funny Car) and Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) also were winners in their respective categories.
Langdon raced to his [...]

Brittany Force Tops Top Fuel Qualifiers At Thunder Valley
Sunday, 15 Jun, 2014 – 6:09 | Comments Off
Brittany Force Tops Top Fuel Qualifiers At Thunder Valley

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Brittany Force earned her second Top Fuel No. 1 qualifying position of the season Saturday at Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway, and will go to school Sunday against one of drag racing’s legendary characters.
Force claimed pole position for the 14th annual Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers with a 1,000-foot pass in [...]

Worsham Leads Funny Car Qualifying In Bristol
Saturday, 14 Jun, 2014 – 7:39 | Comments Off
Worsham Leads Funny Car Qualifying In Bristol

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Former world champion Del Worsham raced to the qualifying lead in Funny Car Friday during a rain-shortened day of action at the 14th annual Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway.
Persistent rain showers forced NHRA officials to cancel the day’s second session midway through Funny Car’s final attempt. Brittany Force (Top Fuel) and [...]

Crampton Tops Kalitta; Wins First Top Fuel Race
Monday, 2 Jun, 2014 – 6:49 | Comments Off
Crampton Tops Kalitta; Wins First Top Fuel Race

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Richie Crampton claimed his first career Top Fuel victory and became the 100th different winner in the category. The victory came at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals in Englishtown, N.J. on Sunday.
Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Jeg Coughlin (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were respective winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing [...]