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Massey Still ‘Feeling The Power’ At Texas Strip
Saturday, 24 Sep, 2011 – 9:47 | Comments Off on Massey Still ‘Feeling The Power’ At Texas Strip
Massey Still ‘Feeling The Power’ At Texas Strip

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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ENNIS, Texas – After a lifetime of weekends spent at the Texas Motorplex, there is no separating Spencer Massey – 2011 NHRA Top Fuel championship contender – from the wide-eyed …

Worsham Starts Fast In Texas
Friday, 23 Sep, 2011 – 20:33 | Comments Off on Worsham Starts Fast In Texas
Worsham Starts Fast In Texas

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Del Worsham of Al-Anabi Racing raced to the qualifying lead in Top Fuel Friday at the AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex.
Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines …

Memo: Mileage Races Won’t Fuel Chase Excitement
Thursday, 22 Sep, 2011 – 10:41 | 5 Comments
Memo: Mileage Races Won’t Fuel Chase Excitement

In today’s Morning Memo we find that:
The fuel-mileage element to NASCAR races is out of control.
Yes, the race to get to the checkered flag before the cars start stuttering and gasping and slowing can …

Record Book Takes A Beating At zMAX Dragway
Sunday, 18 Sep, 2011 – 18:53 | Comments Off on Record Book Takes A Beating At zMAX Dragway
Record Book Takes A Beating At zMAX Dragway

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CONCORD, N.C. – A record-breaking weekend at zMAX Dragway quickly transformed the self-described Bellagio of drag strips into the NHRA’s fastest facility as the NHRA began its six-race Full Throttle …

Field Set For NHRA Eliminations
Saturday, 17 Sep, 2011 – 20:27 | Comments Off on Field Set For NHRA Eliminations
Field Set For NHRA Eliminations

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Tony Schumacher, Matt Hagan, Jason Line and Eddie Krawiec emerged as the top qualifiers in their respective categories Saturday as six track records were established during two …

Pro Stocker Anderson Winning Important Battles
Saturday, 17 Sep, 2011 – 9:54 | Comments Off on Pro Stocker Anderson Winning Important Battles
Pro Stocker Anderson Winning Important Battles

CONCORD, N.C. – Four-time NHRA Pro Stock champion Greg Anderson enters the Full Throttle Countdown to the Championship seeking his third consecutive victory at zMAX Dragway, but it’s the obstacles the Minnesota native has overcome …

Hagan Starts Countdown With Three-mendous Run
Saturday, 17 Sep, 2011 – 8:20 | Comments Off on Hagan Starts Countdown With Three-mendous Run
Hagan Starts Countdown With Three-mendous Run

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Funny Car driver Matt Hagan became the first competitor in that category’s history to break the 3-second barrier Friday, leading a record-setting evening in qualifying for this …

NHRA Top Fuel Playoffs Could Be A Free-For-All
Tuesday, 13 Sep, 2011 – 9:09 | Comments Off on NHRA Top Fuel Playoffs Could Be A Free-For-All
NHRA Top Fuel Playoffs Could Be A Free-For-All

In a way, watching the NHRA Top Fuelers the last decade or so has been kind of fun. You got to see Tony Schumacher make history as he stacked Wallys like cord wood, and then …

Drag Racer Dies At Rockingham
Saturday, 10 Sep, 2011 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Drag Racer Dies At Rockingham

A 51-year-old drag racer was fatally injured driving an Extreme Pro Stock 2007 Pontiac GTO during the third qualifying session of the American Drag Racing League’s (ADRL) Dragstock VIII at Rockingham Dragway on Friday evening.
Burt …

Pedley: Final Thoughts On Racing And America
Friday, 9 Sep, 2011 – 9:06 | One Comment
Pedley: Final Thoughts On Racing And America

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
This is America. Americans do not need to appear before government officials unless they are arrested or subpoenaed or need to renew their drivers’ licences. And the Sprint Cup drivers …