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Lucas hoping Indy 500 excitement carries over at this weekend’s NHRA event

Spending time around the IndyCar team owned by Sam Schmidt last weekend at the Indianapolis 500 has energized Morgan Lucas heading into this weekend's race in Englishtown.

Lucas to compete in 200th pro race on NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series

 

Last week in Houston, Morgan Lucas reached the semifinals for third this time this year and solidified his hold on fifth place in the standings. He is 14 points ahead of Doug Kalitta and Khalid alBalooshi, who are tied for sixth.

Anderson seeking return to championship form at Gatornationals

Greg Anderson says he’s more determined than ever to win the Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals, March 14-17 at historic Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville. Morgan Lucas (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are the defending event winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Series event.

Capps runs to win; Enders makes it two straight on NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series

Ron Capps (Funny Car), Morgan Lucas (Top Fuel), Erica Enders (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were winners at the penultimate regular season event in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series.

Lucas, Hight and Line top Las Vegas NHRA qualifying

Morgan Lucas, who won two weeks ago in Gainesville, Fla. with a dominating performance, rallied from a 10th place effort in the opening round of qualifying to vault to the No. 1 spot during the day’s final session with a leading run of 3.817 seconds at 321.96 mph in his GEICO/Lucas Oil dragster.

Lucas, Hight, Edwards and Krawiec earn victories at rain delayed NHRA Gatornationals

Morgan Lucas powered his GEICO/Lucas Oil dragster to the second-quickest run in NHRA history with a 3.743 second time at 326.87 mph to hold off seven-time world champ Tony Schumacher, whose U.S. Army dragster lost traction early.

Lucas, Hight and Line notch top qualifying runs heading to Sunday finale

Morgan Lucas powered his GEICO / Lucas Oil dragster to a 3.783-second run at 325.06 mph to take the top spot in the field as teams took advantage of cooler track and air temperatures. It was Lucas’ fifth No. 1 qualifier of his career and first at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Winternationals, where he raced to the Top Fuel victory one year ago.

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