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DSR Drivers Lead NHRA Qualifying At Maple Grove
Friday, 30 Sep, 2011 – 19:45 | Comments Off on DSR Drivers Lead NHRA Qualifying At Maple Grove
DSR Drivers Lead NHRA Qualifying At Maple Grove

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Matt Hagan powered his DieHard Dodge Charger to the qualifying lead in Funny Car Friday at the Auto-Plus® NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway in Mohnton, Pa.
Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and …

NHRA Notes: Maple Grove Safety Questioned
Friday, 30 Sep, 2011 – 9:56 | Comments Off on NHRA Notes: Maple Grove Safety Questioned
NHRA Notes: Maple Grove Safety Questioned

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Former NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Hector Arana Sr. is questioning a long-standing safety issue at Maple Grove Raceway heading into today’s Auto-Plus® NHRA Nationals in Reading, Pa.
“I don’t …

Vandergriff Jr. Makes Two Winning Passes
Monday, 26 Sep, 2011 – 7:21 | Comments Off on Vandergriff Jr. Makes Two Winning Passes
Vandergriff Jr. Makes Two Winning Passes

ENNIS, Texas – Bob Vandergriff Jr. says his natural athleticism kicks-in every time he rolls to the starting line in his Top Fuel dragster.
But after an impromptu victory sprint up the all-concrete Texas Motorplex Sunday …

Pedregon Races Up In The Funny Car Standings In Texas
Sunday, 25 Sep, 2011 – 18:41 | Comments Off on Pedregon Races Up In The Funny Car Standings In Texas
Pedregon Races Up In The Funny Car Standings In Texas

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Cruz Pedregon raced to his first win of the season and moved into the third spot in the Funny Car point standings as racing came to an end Sunday at the AAA Texas NHRA Fall …

Bernstein, Force, Childress Elected To IMHOF
Sunday, 25 Sep, 2011 – 14:12 | Comments Off on Bernstein, Force, Childress Elected To IMHOF
Bernstein, Force, Childress Elected To IMHOF

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The International Motorsports Hall of Fame announced Sunday that NHRA greats Kenny Bernstein and John Force will be inducted into the Hall along with NASCAR’s Richard Childress.
“Congratulations to the Class of 2012. Kenny and …

Early NHRA Rounds In Texas Are Upset-O-Rama
Sunday, 25 Sep, 2011 – 13:51 | Comments Off on Early NHRA Rounds In Texas Are Upset-O-Rama
Early NHRA Rounds In Texas Are Upset-O-Rama

(Editor’s note: This story will be updated after conclusion of racing this afternoon.)
ENNIS, Texas – Matt Hagan knocked off Funny Car points-leader Mike Neff in the opening round of eliminations of the 26th annual AAA …

Cruz Pedregon Is Giant Killing In Texas
Saturday, 24 Sep, 2011 – 18:19 | Comments Off on Cruz Pedregon Is Giant Killing In Texas
Cruz Pedregon Is Giant Killing In Texas

ENNIS, Texas _ Cruz Pedregon realizes all the numbers, team-wise, are against him every time he straps into his nitro Funny Car.
The four-car juggernaut fielded by Don Schumacher Racing and John Force Racing’s three-car armada …

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 …