Keeping Pace archive for Sept. 2010

TUESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2010

Schumacher wins Dallas NHRA Top Fuel final round

Tony Schumacher scored his fifth win of the season and first in the playoffs by outrunning Shawn Langdon in the final round. Schumacher posted a performance of 3.838 seconds at 320.43 mph in his U.S. Army dragster to hold off Langdon’s Lucas Oil/Speedco dragster, which...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 27, 2010

SUNDAY, SEPT. 26, 2010

Tim Wilkerson blazes to the top of the Funny Car qualifying ladder in Dallas. (Photo courtesy of NHRA)

Wilkerson tops Funny Car qualifying in Dallas

Tim Wilkerson earned his first No. 1 qualifying position of the 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series campaign. Running the Dallas strip at 4.079-sec. with a speed fo 305.77 mph on the all-concrete Texas Motorplex. Larry Dixon (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and...

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SATURDAY, SEPT. 25, 2010

TUESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2010

MONDAY, SEPT. 20, 2010

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SATURDAY, SEPT. 18, 2010

FRIDAY, SEPT. 17, 2010

Racing program will supply boost to drivers

A group of 15 participants will compete in a 14-race schedule similar to what Competitive Edge offers each summer for aspiring drivers and those looking to hone their skills. Next summer’s overall winner receives an opportunity to race for Billy Ballew Motorsports, which this season...

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 16, 2010

Coughlin looks to rebound in Charlotte

Jeg Coughlin cruised into the postseason with two wins in three consecutive final-round appearances but his Chevy Cobalt overpowered the racetrack in Indianapolis and spun its tires just enough to prevent him from advancing further in the first of six playoff races.

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Schumacher focused on return to victory lane

Heading into this weekend’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Nationals here at zMax Dragway, Tony Schumacher finds himself trailing Top Fuel points leader Larry Dixon by more than four rounds of racing – 87 points – and holding third-place in the standings.

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MONDAY, SEPT. 13, 2010

Keeping Pace

Motorsports correspondent Doug Pace keeps up with motorsports news and notes from around the region.

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