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Antron Brown Rolls To Fourth Straight Top Fuel Victory
Sunday, 27 Sep, 2015 – 18:12 | Comments Off on Antron Brown Rolls To Fourth Straight Top Fuel Victory
Antron Brown Rolls To Fourth Straight Top Fuel Victory

Antron Brown extended his mastery of Gateway Motorsports Park by racing to his fourth consecutive Top Fuel victory at the facility Sunday during the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals.
Del Worsham (Funny Car), Drew Skillman (Pro Stock), and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners in their respective categories at the second of six playoff […]

Hagan Earns Funny Car Pole With Record Run
Sunday, 27 Sep, 2015 – 7:19 | Comments Off on Hagan Earns Funny Car Pole With Record Run
Hagan Earns Funny Car Pole With Record Run

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Matt Hagan continued his pursuit of a third Funny Car world championship Saturday as he powered to the pole position with a track-record performance during the fourth annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Ill.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will […]

Dixon Races To P1, Gets Lost At Gateway
Saturday, 26 Sep, 2015 – 7:21 | Comments Off on Dixon Races To P1, Gets Lost At Gateway
Dixon Races To P1, Gets Lost At Gateway

Three-time NHRA Top Fuel world champion Larry Dixon raced into the qualifying lead – and then needed directions to find the media center – during Friday’s opening day of time trials for the fourth annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals in Madison, Ill.
Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro […]

NHRA Retreats On Oil Down Penalties
Tuesday, 22 Sep, 2015 – 19:15 | Comments Off on NHRA Retreats On Oil Down Penalties
NHRA Retreats On Oil Down Penalties

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NHRA is reducing the penalties for oil downs on the track effective immediately.
In a press release issued Tuesday evening, the NHRA announced: Until further notice, escalating penalties for oildowns will be capped at $3,000 ($1,000 for first violation, $2,000 for second violation, and $3,000 for third and after), instead of the previous system which had […]

NHRA Countdown Gets Off To Surprising Start
Monday, 21 Sep, 2015 – 7:50 | Comments Off on NHRA Countdown Gets Off To Surprising Start
NHRA Countdown Gets Off To Surprising Start

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Historical moments and upsets defined Sunday’s NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway as three of the four pro classes point leaders changed in the first round of the Countdown to the Championship.
Top Fuel winner Antron Brown, Funny Car victor Del Worsham and Pro Stock Motorcycle winner Andrew […]

Brown Countdown Pursuit Off To Big Start In North Carolina
Sunday, 20 Sep, 2015 – 19:33 | Comments Off on Brown Countdown Pursuit Off To Big Start In North Carolina
Brown Countdown Pursuit Off To Big Start In North Carolina

Antron Brown raced to a historic Top Fuel victory Sunday at the NHRA Carolina Nationals by outrunning rival J.R. Todd in the first final round to be contested by African-American drivers in NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series history.
Meanwhile in Pro Stock at zMAX Dragway, NHRA’s strong competitor diversity also was showcased in impressive fashion […]

Millican Continues Spoiler Role In zMAX Qualifying
Saturday, 19 Sep, 2015 – 18:29 | Comments Off on Millican Continues Spoiler Role In zMAX Qualifying
Millican Continues Spoiler Role In zMAX Qualifying

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Countdown playoff spoiler Clay Millican earned his first No. 1 qualifying position in more than two years Saturday at the NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
Tommy Johnson Jr. (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into Sunday’s noon eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers in the […]

Johnson Jr. And Team Have Become A Serious Funny Car Threat
Saturday, 19 Sep, 2015 – 17:54 | Comments Off on Johnson Jr. And Team Have Become A Serious Funny Car Threat
Johnson Jr. And Team Have Become A Serious Funny Car Threat

CONCORD, N.C. – Tommy Johnson Jr.’s NHRA career looked pretty grim about three years ago, but the Indiana resident revitalized it and this weekend entered the Countdown to the Championship at zMAX Dragway with one of the most consistent Funny Cars this season.
“We’re not running the record numbers,” Johnson Jr. said. “We’re racing what […]

Johnson Jr. Rolls On In Carolina Nationals Qualifying
Saturday, 19 Sep, 2015 – 6:51 | Comments Off on Johnson Jr. Rolls On In Carolina Nationals Qualifying
Johnson Jr. Rolls On In Carolina Nationals Qualifying

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Tommy Johnson Jr., who has quietly had one of the most consistent Funny Cars of the season, raced to the qualifying lead Friday at the NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
Clay Millican (Top Fuel), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the opening round of the Mello […]

Enders In Prime Position As Countdown Begins
Friday, 18 Sep, 2015 – 17:23 | Comments Off on Enders In Prime Position As Countdown Begins
Enders In Prime Position As Countdown Begins

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Erica Enders opens the NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship at zMAX Dragway in a very enviable position – atop the point standings and as Pro Stock’s defending champion.
With six victories on the season, she and her Elite Motorsports team are brimming with confidence. They enter the NHRA Carolina […]