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Johnson Jr. Steps Up Pursuit Of Funny Car Championship
Saturday, 14 Nov, 2015 – 7:46 | Comments Off on Johnson Jr. Steps Up Pursuit Of Funny Car Championship
Johnson Jr. Steps Up Pursuit Of Funny Car Championship

Tommy Johnson Jr. checked-off the first item on his long-shot laundry list in pursuit of the 2015 NHRA Funny Car world championship Friday when he raced to the provisional pole during qualifications for the 51st annual Auto Club NHRA Finals.
Johnson powered his Make-A-Wish Dodge Charger R/T to a track-record 1,000-foot performance of 3.917-seconds at 324.67 […]

Savoie Hopes To Ride ‘Moto-Scooter’ Past Big Boys
Friday, 13 Nov, 2015 – 9:38 | Comments Off on Savoie Hopes To Ride ‘Moto-Scooter’ Past Big Boys
Savoie Hopes To Ride ‘Moto-Scooter’ Past Big Boys

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Jerry Savoie’s quixotic quest for the 2015 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle rider’s title resumes Friday during the 51st annual Auto Club NHRA Finals, where the colorful-and-quotable Louisiana alligator farmer is conceding nothing to multiple world champions Andrew Hines and Eddie Krawiec.
Hines trailered Savoie in the final round at the most […]

Brown, Enders Crowned Champs
Monday, 2 Nov, 2015 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Brown, Enders Crowned Champs
Brown, Enders Crowned Champs

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Antron Brown and Erica Enders joined the elite list of multiple NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series champions Sunday during the 15th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Brown claimed his second Top Fuel world championship when he advanced one round farther than rival […]

Brown, Enders Can Clinch In Vegas
Sunday, 1 Nov, 2015 – 7:24 | Comments Off on Brown, Enders Can Clinch In Vegas
Brown, Enders Can Clinch In Vegas

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Top Fuel driver Antron Brown and Pro Stock racer Erica Enders moved closer to their second world championships after qualifying No. 1 Saturday during time trials for the 15th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Tommy Johnson Jr. (Funny Car) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their […]

Brown Looking To Expand Top Fuel Points Lead
Saturday, 31 Oct, 2015 – 17:16 | Comments Off on Brown Looking To Expand Top Fuel Points Lead
Brown Looking To Expand Top Fuel Points Lead

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Top Fuel point-leader Antron Brown raced to the qualifying lead Friday in his intramural battle with Don Schumacher Racing teammate Tony Schumacher during the opening day of time trials at the 15th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Tommy Johnson Jr. (Funny Car), Erica Enders (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie […]

No Gray Area: Enders Wins In Texas
Sunday, 18 Oct, 2015 – 21:23 | Comments Off on No Gray Area: Enders Wins In Texas
No Gray Area: Enders Wins In Texas

Erica Enders became the winningest female in a single season in NHRA history with her victory in Pro Stock Sunday at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.
Richie Crampton (Top Fuel), Del Worsham (Funny Car) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also victorious at the 22nd of 24 events of the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag […]

At Heart, Del Worsham Is Really A Funny Guy
Sunday, 18 Oct, 2015 – 8:26 | Comments Off on At Heart, Del Worsham Is Really A Funny Guy
At Heart, Del Worsham Is Really A Funny Guy

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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ENNIS, Texas – Del Worsham’s professional drag racing resume is highlighted by the entry that reads “2011 NHRA Top Fuel world champion.”
That’s a career-defining accomplishment but not the guy Worsham sees when he looks into a mirror. “I’ve always considered myself a Funny Car driver first,” Worsham said Saturday after […]

Funny Car’s Worsham Will Start P1 In FallNationals
Saturday, 17 Oct, 2015 – 19:41 | Comments Off on Funny Car’s Worsham Will Start P1 In FallNationals
Funny Car’s Worsham Will Start P1 In FallNationals

Current Funny Car points leader Del Worsham held on to the No. 1 qualifying position on Saturday at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.
Dave Connolly (Top Fuel), Drew Skillman (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) will also start as No. 1 seeds at the 22nd of 24 events in the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello […]

Worsham’s Hot Streak Continues in Texas
Saturday, 17 Oct, 2015 – 7:16 | Comments Off on Worsham’s Hot Streak Continues in Texas
Worsham’s Hot Streak Continues in Texas

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Funny Car points leader Del Worsham reset the track record in elapsed time en route to the qualifying lead Friday at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.
Dave Connolly (Top Fuel), Jonathan Gray (Pro Stock) and Karen Stoffer (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the 22nd of 24 events in the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello […]

Pioneer Meyer Back Behind The Wheel At Motorplex
Friday, 16 Oct, 2015 – 10:54 | Comments Off on Pioneer Meyer Back Behind The Wheel At Motorplex
Pioneer Meyer Back Behind The Wheel At Motorplex

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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ENNIS, Texas – Billy Meyer temporarily has re-assumed the duties of Texas Motorplex general manager, a role that might include diaper duty before the weekend has run its straight-line course.
Gabrielle Stevenson, Motorplex president/GM, officially is back on-site after giving birth this summer to twin sons Luke and Jake. During […]