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Fired-Up Force Is Doing The Fine Wine Thing
Friday, 17 Feb, 2012 – 18:24 | Comments Off on Fired-Up Force Is Doing The Fine Wine Thing
Fired-Up Force Is Doing The Fine Wine Thing

By Mark Armijo | Senior Correspondent
RacinToday.com
CHANDLER, Ariz. – Father Time has a new name. It’s John Force.
Force, 62, loudly silenced a miserable stretch of eight first-round losses by pouring his infamous Castrol GTX High Mileage …

Lucas Oil Adds Pro Stocker Brogdon
Wednesday, 15 Feb, 2012 – 17:15 | Comments Off on Lucas Oil Adds Pro Stocker Brogdon
Lucas Oil Adds Pro Stocker Brogdon

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Lucas Oil’s NHRA organization has added Pro Stock driver Rodger Brogdon and his MAVTV/Lucas Oil/Charter Communications Pontiac GXP.
“It’s very exciting for us to be joining with Forrest, Charlotte and Morgan Lucas,” Brogdon said. “They are …

Pedley: Doping Out Week 1 Of The NHRA Season
Tuesday, 14 Feb, 2012 – 12:36 | One Comment
Pedley: Doping Out Week 1 Of The NHRA Season

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Looking back at last weekend’s season-opening NHRA O’Reilly Auto Parts Winternationals in Pomona, the view from here indicates that:
– Spencer Massey has the makings of being an all-timer.
Pass after pass, …

Force Starts 2012 With A Victory At Winternationals
Sunday, 12 Feb, 2012 – 20:51 | Comments Off on Force Starts 2012 With A Victory At Winternationals
Force Starts 2012 With A Victory At Winternationals

John Force, who won just one NHRA Funny Car event in 2011, started the 2012 season with a victory in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Winternationals in Pomona, Calif. on Sunday.
Also collecting class victories at Pomona …

Pressure Eases As Al-Anabi Cars Make Field
Sunday, 12 Feb, 2012 – 9:42 | Comments Off on Pressure Eases As Al-Anabi Cars Make Field
Pressure Eases As Al-Anabi Cars Make Field

A lot of eyes have been on the Al-Anabi RacingvTop Fuel cars this weekend at the NHRA season-opening Winternationals, and for a lot of reasons.
What those eyes saw on Saturday was just one round of …

Coughlin Ends Hiatus, Climbs Back Into Pro Stock
Sunday, 12 Feb, 2012 – 8:55 | Comments Off on Coughlin Ends Hiatus, Climbs Back Into Pro Stock
Coughlin Ends Hiatus, Climbs Back Into Pro Stock

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
His self-imposed exile over, four-time world champion Jeg Coughlin is eager to re-introduce himself to the current players in NHRA’s Pro Stock wars.
“I got to sit on the sidelines and …

Field Is Set For Winternational Eliminations
Saturday, 11 Feb, 2012 – 20:54 | Comments Off on Field Is Set For Winternational Eliminations
Field Is Set For Winternational Eliminations

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Rain shortened the final day of qualifying for the NHRA’s season-opening O’Reilly Auto Parts Winternationals Saturday, but it did not wash it out all together.
All three classes got in one of the scheduled two rounds …

NHRA Notes: Summit Heads Toward The Top
Saturday, 11 Feb, 2012 – 9:15 | Comments Off on NHRA Notes: Summit Heads Toward The Top
NHRA Notes: Summit Heads Toward The Top

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
The Summit Racing operation looked very little like the Summit Racing operation during Thursday’s opening round of qualifying at the 2012 NHRA O’Reilly Auto Parts Winternationals. But during Friday’s second …

Tasca Makes Funny Car Move At Winternationals
Friday, 10 Feb, 2012 – 20:29 | Comments Off on Tasca Makes Funny Car Move At Winternationals
Tasca Makes Funny Car Move At Winternationals

Bob Tasca raced to the provisional No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car action Friday at the 52nd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Winternationals presented by Super Start Batteries at Auto Club Speedway.
Morgan Lucas …

NHRA Notes: Courtney Force Models Her Genes
Friday, 10 Feb, 2012 – 9:45 | Comments Off on NHRA Notes: Courtney Force Models Her Genes
NHRA Notes: Courtney Force Models Her Genes

On her first day as a real-gosh-darn NHRA Funny Car driver, Courtney Force showed speed. And, she showed savvy.
Her 4.21 second/303.16 mph pass in the first round of qualifying for the NHRA O’Reilly Auto Parts …