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Minter: People As Much Fun As Racing At Atlanta Dragway
Sunday, 15 May, 2011 – 16:17 | Comments Off on Minter: People As Much Fun As Racing At Atlanta Dragway
Minter: People As Much Fun As Racing At Atlanta Dragway

Commerce, Ga. – After two days of rain, the third day of the 31st Summit Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway was picture perfect. The opening rounds in the Full Throttle professional classes produced some upsets …

Hood: First NHRA Race A Real Ear-Opener
Sunday, 15 May, 2011 – 7:15 | 5 Comments
Hood: First NHRA Race A Real Ear-Opener

Commerce, Ga. – After witnessing several hundred NASCAR races (I’ve actually lost count) in person over the past three decades, I experienced a motorsports first on Saturday when I attended my first NHRA event.
Though it …

Force Secures Funny Car Pole, In Atlanta
Saturday, 14 May, 2011 – 18:38 | Comments Off on Force Secures Funny Car Pole, In Atlanta
Force Secures Funny Car Pole, In Atlanta

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John Force tied NHRA Pro Stock Legend Warren Johnson for the most No. 1 qualifiers in NHRA history as qualifying came to an end Saturday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta …

Force No. 1 In Atlanta
Friday, 13 May, 2011 – 21:03 | Comments Off on Force No. 1 In Atlanta
Force No. 1 In Atlanta

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John Force grabbed the provisional No. 1 qualifying spot in Funny Car at the NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Summer Nationals in Atlanta.
Force is a seven-time winner at Atlanta Dragway.
Also grabbing top qualifying spots were Spencer …

The Sarge Looks To Erase Two Skid Marks
Friday, 13 May, 2011 – 16:45 | Comments Off on The Sarge Looks To Erase Two Skid Marks
The Sarge Looks To Erase Two Skid Marks

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Commerce, Ga. – Top Fuel driver Tony Schumacher has won just about everything there is to win in his drag racing career. He has 67 race wins and seven championships …

Professor Says Student Was A Quick Study
Friday, 13 May, 2011 – 12:01 | Comments Off on Professor Says Student Was A Quick Study
Professor Says Student Was A Quick Study

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Commerce, Ga. – As part of the NHRA’s 60th anniversary celebration, Warren Johnson, the 67-year-old Pro Stock veteran from nearby Buford, will be honored during this weekend’s Summit Southern Nationals …

Texas Drag Strip Is Taking It From The Streets
Wednesday, 11 May, 2011 – 7:40 | One Comment
Texas Drag Strip Is Taking It From The Streets

Ennis, Texas – En route to obtaining his NHRA Top Fuel license, Spencer Massey has been harboring a startling secret.
“I’ve never been involved in any kind of street race,” said Massey, at 28 one of …

Veteran Worsham, Rookie Nobile Win Baytown
Sunday, 1 May, 2011 – 18:28 | Comments Off on Veteran Worsham, Rookie Nobile Win Baytown
Veteran Worsham, Rookie Nobile Win Baytown

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Del Worsham won his second straight NHRA Top Fuel race and rookie Vincent Nobile won his first-ever Pro Stock event during in the final round of eliminations at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Sprint Nationals in …

Force Leads Qualifying In Baytown
Saturday, 30 Apr, 2011 – 18:01 | Comments Off on Force Leads Qualifying In Baytown
Force Leads Qualifying In Baytown

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Funny Car driver John Force held onto No. 1 qualifier honors Saturday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Sprint Nationals in Baytown, Texas.
The other three top qualifiers from Friday also held on to their positions …

Big Names Shine In Houston
Friday, 29 Apr, 2011 – 21:32 | Comments Off on Big Names Shine In Houston
Big Names Shine In Houston

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NHRA superstars Tony Schumacher and John Force claimed the provisional poles in Top Fuel and Funny Car respectively on the opening day of qualifying for the O’Reilly Auto Parts Spring Nationals in Baytown, Texas.
Also fastest …