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Winners crowned at U.S. Nationals on NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series

NHRA Top Fuel points leader Shawn Langdon, Robert Hight (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and John Hall (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were winners at the world’s most prestigious race, the 18th of 24 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events. It is the last race in the NHRA’s regular season and sets the stage for the six-race Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship playoffs which begins Sept. 13-15 at zMAX Dragway near Charlotte, N.C.

Schumacher earns record setting victory at NHRA U.S. Nationals

Tony Schumacher moved past “Big Daddy” Don Garlits for most Indy Top Fuel wins and into a tie with Pro Stock great Bob Glidden for most pro category wins at the world’s most prestigious drag race. In the final round, Schumacher powered his U.S. Army dragster to a 3.806 at 315.34 to hold off Spencer Massey, who trailed with a 3.828 at 319.37 in his FRAM/Prestone dragster.

Rain postpones U.S. Nationals to next weekend

Rain forces the NHRA's Labor Day Weekend event to next weekend at Lucas Oil Raceway. Qualifying had been run on Friday and Saturday but yesterday;s round and today's eliminations were scrubbed.

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