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Ashley Force Hood, the only Ford driver to have yet earned a starting spot in the NHRA’s Countdown to One, plans to do double duty at BIR this weekend.
Ron Capps heads to this week’s NHRA stop looking to regain the top spot in the chase for the NHRA Full Throttle Funny Car points standings.
JASON LINE SEEKING WIN IN HOME STATE OF MINNESOTA, MOVE TO POINTS LEAD IN FULL THROTTLE CHAMPIONSHIP HUNT
The one thing missing from the Wright, Minn. native’s high performance resume is a Pro Stock victory at his home track, Brainerd International Raceway.
Jeg Coughlin and most of the staff at Victor Cagnazzi Racing recently took the short trip from their Mooresville, N.C.-based race shop to fine-tune their set-up at zMax Dragway in nearby
Driver Brandon Bernstein, a two-time winner in Brainerd, is hoping to earn a third victory at this track and take home his 18th career Wally next weekend when the NHRA Full Throttle Series returns to action after a brief summer break.
Antron Brown, Tim Wilkerson, Jason Line and Andrew Hines were winners in their categories at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event in Sonoma, Calif.
J.R. Todd, Matt Hagan, Ron Krisher and Eddie Krawiec were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
Tony “The Sarge” Schumacher will be looking to take an
extra step this weekend in the FRAM-Autolite Nationals at Infineon
Entering this weekend’s 22nd annual Fram-Autolite NHRA Nationals at beautiful Infineon Raceway, Jeg Coughlin will be feeling the heat from red-hot rival Mike Edwards, the only driver left with a legitimate chance of taking the top position from him before the Countdown to 1 playoffs start four races from now.
Ron Capps and the
Eddie Krawiec, the former dragstrip manager at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J. turned hotshot Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion, emerged from deep in the top 10 last season in the Countdown to 1 to win the Full Throttle Series season crown.
Classic NHRA drag racing thrills Pacific Northwest fans at Pacific Raceways in Kent, Wash.
Tony Pedregon ran in the final pair of the second qualifying session with Bob Tasca (4.228, 282.48) and each got down the track – they qualified 1-2 – but they were among the only Funny Cars to do so on what proved to be a difficult track to solve for most of the Funny Car crew chiefs.
FORCE HOOD RETURNS TO PACIFIC RACEWAYS — SITE OF HER DRAMATIC 2007 CRASH – AS ‘MORE EXPERIENCED’ POINTS LEADER
NHRA Full Throttle invades Seattle, Wash. this weekend for the Northwest Nationals where Ashley Force Hood has a strong chance to pull off a victory.
Brandon Bernstein has made final round appearances in Seattle three out of the five years he’s been at the wheel of the popular Budweiser dragster owned by his father, Kenny.
The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division 32nd Annual Les Schwab Challenge event at Woodburn Dragstrip was called prematurely due to rain. Some racing was completed prior to Sunday’s downpour.
CAPPS, BROWN, A. JOHNSON AND KRAWIEC EARN VICTORIES AT MOPAR MILE-HIGH NHRA NATIONALS AT BANDIMERE SPEEDWAY
Ron Capps, Antron Brown, Allen Johnson and Eddie Krawiec picked up wins in Sunday’s Mopar Mile-High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway on the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series.
In the final rounds of qualifying at Woodburn Dragstrip, Top Alcohol Dragster pilot Joey Severance of Spanaway, Wash., and Top Alcohol Funny Car driver Jay Payne, Claremont, Calif., claimed the No. 1 qualifying positions in their classes.
Ron Capps took the top NHRA Full Throttle Funny Car qualifying position with a powerful run of 4.121 seconds at 297.22 mph in his NAPA Dodge Charger, which just edged out Tony Pedregon’s best of 4.135 in his Q-Horsepower Chevy Impala.
MCCLENATHAN, PEDREGON, JOHNSON AND TREBLE LEAD QUALIFYING AT DENVER’S MOPAR MILE-HIGH NHRA NATIONALS
Cory McClenathan posted a performance of 3.882 seconds at 317.05 mph in his FRAM Tough Guard dragster to lead the Top Fuel category, finally bringing to a close a long first day of qualifying prolonged by several rain delays.
Bandimere Speedway, the site of the upcoming 30th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals, has seen countless Pro Stock runs down its quarter-mile strip. But none to date have been accomplished in less than seven seconds in competition.
Shawn Cowie is leading the Top Alcohol Dragster points handily after scoring five wins in as many races. The Delta, B.C., resident started the season with wins at out-of-division races in
Ashley Force Hood rolls into Bandimere Speedway this week as the Funny Car favorite in the 30th annual Mopar Mile-High Nationals.
Larry Dixon is second in the NHRA Full Throttle Top Fuel points standings; he is 53 points out of first place.
Jeg Coughlin, Mike Edwards and Jason Line have been the major headliners in Pro Stock competition this season, while the Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines tandem of Eddie Krawiec, who has advanced to five consecutive final rounds, and recent winner Andrew Hines, are atop the Pro Stock Motorcycle point standings.
Jack Beckman drove his Valvoline/Mail Terminal Services Charger to his second win of the season and moved to fourth in the Full Throttle Series points standings, by his nearly perfect .001 reaction time off the line against Bob Tasca.
In other racing, Larry Dixon, Neff, Greg Anderson and Andrew Hines claimed No. 1 qualifying positions and will lead their respective categories into tomorrow’s 11 a.m. eliminations for the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. It is the 12th of 24 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
DIXON SITS NO. 1 IN NORWALK; NEFF, A. JOHNSON, GUIDERA ALSO IN PROVISIONAL SPOTS AT SUMMIT MOTORSPORTS PARK
Larry Dixon drove his Alan Johnson Al-Anabi Racing dragster to a 3.882-second pass at 301.74 mph to become the provisional top qualifier in Top Fuel. If it stands it would be Dixon’s third No. 1 qualifier of the season, 34th of his career and a first at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park.
Since winning last year in
This week’s stop for the NHRA Full Throttle series is in the state of Ohio where several drivers look to get back to winning ways and add to potential points championships in Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock.