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Matt Smith Rides Off With NHRA Bike Trophy
Monday, 28 Oct, 2013 – 6:35 | Comments Off
Matt Smith Rides Off With NHRA Bike Trophy

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Matt Smith joined his father as a 2013 NHRA world champion Sunday, when he won the Pro Stock Motorcycle final of the 13th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Smith claimed his second PSM world championship on a day that saw John Force earn his record 16th Funny Car title [...]

Force Wins 16th Title Amid A Year Of Distractions
Monday, 28 Oct, 2013 – 6:15 | 10 Comments
Force Wins 16th Title Amid A Year Of Distractions

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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John Force’s 16th NHRA Funny Car world championship has redefined the term “unprecedented” as it relates to drag racing drivers, and reinforced the undeniable fact that the manic character known as “Brut” truly is one astute businessman.
Force outran daughter Courtney in Sunday’s final of the 13th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals [...]

Force Uses Record Run To Earn Vegas Pole
Saturday, 26 Oct, 2013 – 20:24 | Comments Off
Force Uses Record Run To Earn Vegas Pole

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Points leader John Force qualified in the No. 1 position and continued his late-season surge with a track record performance in Funny Car on Saturday during the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Shawn Langdon (Top Fuel), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their [...]

Langdon Takes First Round Of Qualifying In Vegas
Saturday, 26 Oct, 2013 – 7:15 | Comments Off
Langdon Takes First Round Of Qualifying In Vegas

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Top Fuel point-leader Shawn Langdon continued to push toward his first world championship by racing to the qualifying lead Friday at the 13th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Courtney Force (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and rookie Adam Arana (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders in their [...]

Cagnazzi, Gray To Merge Pro Stock Teams
Friday, 25 Oct, 2013 – 15:58 | Comments Off
Cagnazzi, Gray To Merge Pro Stock Teams

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NHRA teams Gray Motorsports and Cagnazzi Racing will combine forces in 2014 to create a multi-car team Pro Stock team.
The merged team will race under the Gray Motorsports banner.
Engine development for both the Pro Stock and Cagnazzi’s successful COPO Camaro Stock Eliminator programs will take place at the Gray Motorsports facility in Denver, N.C., and [...]

Hagan’s Job Is To Take Down The People’s Choice
Friday, 25 Oct, 2013 – 7:32 | One Comment
Hagan’s Job Is To Take Down The People’s Choice

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Matt Hagan’s pursuit of a second NHRA Funny Car world championship has cast him in the role of villain, the fate of any number of drivers chasing drag racing icon John Force.
“Well, if you read Facebook there ain’t no Matt Hagan fans out there. That drives you,” said Hagan, who [...]

NHRA Schedule Features Topeka Switch
Tuesday, 15 Oct, 2013 – 18:41 | One Comment
NHRA Schedule Features Topeka Switch

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A return to racing on Memorial Day weekend with the NHRA Kansas Nationals highlights the 24-race 2014 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.
NHRA’s 26th annual visit to Heartland Park Topeka is set for May 23-25, 2014, as the series returns to one of the premier weekends of any racing season with competition in Top Fuel, [...]

Langdon, Force Make Hay In Maple Grove
Sunday, 6 Oct, 2013 – 21:39 | Comments Off
Langdon, Force Make Hay In Maple Grove

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Top Fuel driver Shawn Langdon and Funny Car’s John Force both extended their points leads and edged closer to world championship titles by racing to victories on Sunday at the Auto-Plus NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.
Jeg Coughlin (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the fourth of six playoff [...]

John Force Wins Pole, Takes Points Lead at Maple Grove
Saturday, 5 Oct, 2013 – 17:55 | Comments Off
John Force Wins Pole, Takes Points Lead at Maple Grove

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John Force won the pole at the 29th annual Auto-Plus NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway Saturday and earned the Funny Car points lead in the process.
Morgan Lucas (Top Fuel), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Michael Ray (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers at [...]

Force Three-mendous At Maple Grove
Saturday, 5 Oct, 2013 – 8:07 | Comments Off
Force Three-mendous At Maple Grove

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Funny Car icon John Force powered to the first three-second run of his colorful career and raced to the qualifying lead Friday during the 29th annual Auto-Plus NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.
Morgan Lucas (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Michael Ray (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders in their categories at Reading, [...]