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    Force, Hight look back on 2016

    December 4, 2016

    By JFR (Yorba Linda, CA) — The chase for the 17th NHRA Funny Car championship may have come up short for John Force, but the 147-time winner won four races, made a run at sweeping the Western Swing and was in half of the final rounds of the Countdown to the Championship. The winningest driver […]

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    Pro Mods to race at 2017 NHRA Kansas Nationals

    November 26, 2016

    By NHRA (Glendora, CA) — NHRA officials announced this week that the 12th additional race for the J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series will be contested at the NHRA Kansas Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka, May 19-21. J&A Service, a leader in oil and gas well-servicing exploration, had signed an agreement to extend their […]

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    NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series set for 2017

    November 23, 2016

    By NHRA (GLendora, CA) — For the 16th season, the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series will compete at top flight NHRA Drag Racing facilities across the country for the 2017 season. The upcoming 2017 schedule will feature 45 divisional events with a minimum of six in each of the seven divisions. There will also […]

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    Mopar and Dodge awarded 2016 NHRA Manufacturers Cup

    November 16, 2016

    By Mopar PR (Auburn Hills, MI) — Through dedication, perseverance, and with a generous supply of HEMI® horsepower, the Mopar and Dodge brands have achieved a remarkable goal in earning NHRA’s 2016 Manufacturers Cup. The cup was presented to Mopar representatives during the season-closing NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series awards ceremony in Hollywood on […]

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    NHRA champs honored at Annual Awards Ceremony

    November 15, 2016

    By NHRA (Hollywood, CA) — Antron Brown, Ron Capps, Jason Line and Jerry Savoie were the headliners crowned as world champions Monday evening during the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series awards ceremony at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. The four drivers were honored for their season-long achievements and presented with […]

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    Line claims third NHRA Pro Stock crown

    November 14, 2016

    By NHRA (Pomona, CA) — Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) claimed NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships Sunday at the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Line clinched his third Pro Stock world championship after he raced to victory in his Summit Racing Equipment […]

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    Capps clinches his first NHRA Funny Car title

    November 13, 2016

    By NHRA (Pomona, CA) — Funny Car racer Ron Capps clinched his first NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championship on Saturday at the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Capps, driver of the NAPA Auto Parts Dodge Charger R/T, had a 92-point lead over second-place Matt Hagan when qualifying […]

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    Pro Stock teammates Line and Anderson settle NHRA World Championship this weekend in Pomona

    November 11, 2016

    By NHRA (Pomona, CA) — Teammates Jason Line and Greg Anderson have experienced a number of high-pressure situations throughout their standout Pro Stock careers, but none of them have included something quite like this heading into this weekend’s Auto Club NHRA Finals at historic Auto Club Raceway. The longtime Summit Racing Equipment duo, who have […]

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    Capps on verge of first NHRA World title

    November 10, 2016

    BY NHRA (Pomona, CA) — Almost everything has gone according to plan for Ron Capps during the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship and now the Funny Car standout is on the verge of clinching his first career world title. Predicting it would take a finish of the semifinals or better […]

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    Brown clinches repeat NHRA Top Fuel World Title

    October 31, 2016

    By NHRA PR (Las Vegas, NV) — Antron Brown secured his third NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel world championship Sunday at the NHRA Toyota Nationals. After defeating Wayne Newby in the quarterfinals, Antron outlasted his two closest chasers, Doug Kalitta, who lost in the quarterfinal round to Steve Torrence, and Shawn Langdon, […]

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    Millican, Beckman on NHRA poles at Las Vegas

    October 30, 2016

    By NHRA PR (Las Vegas, NV) — Clay Millican piloted his dragster to the Top Fuel No. 1 qualifier on Saturday at the 16th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals. Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories at the 23rd race […]

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    Hagan, Pritchett lead Friday nitro qualifying at Las Vegas

    October 29, 2016

    By NHRA (Las Vegas, NV) — Matt Hagan powered to the Funny Car provisional No. 1 qualifier Friday at the 16th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals. Leah Pritchett (Top Fuel), Drew Skillman (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were the qualifying leaders in their respective categories at the 23rd race of 24 on the […]

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    Antron Brown eyes repeat title as NHRA invades Las Vegas

    October 25, 2016

    By NHRA PR (Las Vegas, NV) — Antron Brown was so dominant in the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship he clinched the Top Fuel world championship at the penultimate event of the year in Las Vegas. Now the two-time world champion is trying to top himself with another incredible […]

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    Brown, Hagan post NHRA Nitro wins at Texas Motorplex

    October 17, 2016

    By NHRA PR (Ennis, TX) — Antron Brown furthered his points lead in Top Fuel on Sunday by racing to victory at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals. Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Drew Skillman (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also winners in their respective categories at the 22nd event of 24 on […]