NHRA: Force goes to five-straight in Phoenix qualifying; Kalitta and McGaha also remain up top

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February 23, 2014 — Andrew Weber, USA TODAY Sports photo — CHANDLER, AZ — NHRA Funny Car icon John Force will be seeking his seventh consecutive final round appearance from the No. 1 qualifying position Sunday at the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) and Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) also will lead …

NHRA QUALIFYING: Force stays hot; tops field on Day One in Phoenix

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February 21, 2014 — NHRA photo — CHANDLER, AZ — John Force set national and track records at the NHRA season opener in Pomona two weeks ago and continued his impressive early season hot streak Friday by racing to the qualifying lead in Funny Car at the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals. Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) and Chris McGaha (Pro …

NHRA: Force powers into Phoenix in hot pursuit of 17th NHRA Mello Yello championship

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February 15, 2014 — series release — NHRA photo — YORBA LINDA, CA — At an age when most Baby Boomers are finalizing retirement plans, John Force is working on a different pension strategy. The NHRA’s most prolific winner and holder of countless performance records is creating a master plan to continue his Funny Car team’s dominating ways on dragstrips …

RADIO/PODCAST: Bell and Wilson highlight last night’s action-packed hour of Motorsports Madness

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February 11, 2014 — RaceChaser Online/Speed77 Radio audio — CHARLOTTE, NC — If you missed last night’s latest episode of Motorsports Madness on Speed77 Radio powered by Race Chaser Online, then pull up a chair and settle in, because you’ve got a lot to catch up on! Co-hosts Jacob Seelman, Tom Baker and James Pike led their cast of characters on a …

Open wheel talent Christopher Bell and Late Model racer Reid Wilson featured on new Motorsports Madness tonight at 7 PM Eastern

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Charlotte, N.C. – February 10, 2014 – Interviews with USAC open wheel star Christopher Bell and X1-R Pro Cup driver Reid Wilson headline an action packed hour of race talk as Speed 77 Radio/RaceChaser Online media personalities Jacob Seelman, Tom Baker and James Pike lead their cast of racing insiders through the news, notes and interviews of the day tonight at 7 PM …

NHRA: Game faces on for Antron Brown, MATCO Tools team headed to Phoenix

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February 10, 2014 — team report — Greg Griffo photo — Pomona, CA — On rare occasions when Antron Brown’s day ends in the opening round of an NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event he’s eager to hop a plane and rush home to be with his family in Pittsboro, Ind. When the 2012 Top Fuel world champion was eliminated …

NHRA: John Force, Khalid alBalooshi, and Jason Line score season-opening Winternationals Wallys

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February 10, 2014 — series release — NHRA photo — POMONA, CA — John Force opened his pursuit of a 17th Funny Car world championship title in record-setting fashion when he raced to victory Sunday at the Circle K NHRA Winternationals. Khalid alBalooshi (Top Fuel) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also were winners of the season-opening NHRA Mello Yello Drag …

NHRA: Kalitta, Force, Nobile top final fields in Pomona

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February 9, 2014 — series release — NHRA photo — POMONA, CA — Doug Kalitta raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel Saturday at the Circle K NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. John Force (Funny Car) and Vincent Nobile (Pro Stock) also will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations at the season-opening …

NHRA: Force-power in Pomona; John Force sets National ET record to lead opening day qualifying with Brown, Johnson

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February 8, 2014 — series release — NHRA photo — POMONA, CA — John Force raced to a national record time of 3.966 seconds at 324.12 mph in his Castrol GTX Ford Mustang to lead Funny Car qualifying at the season-opening Circle K NHRA Winternationals Friday at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Antron Brown (Top Fuel) and Allen Johnson (Pro …

SPEED ZONE BLOG: “Best (and worst) of” Awards for 2013

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January 28, 2014 — Blog by Jacob Seelman for Race Chaser Online — Getty Images photo — All right, so two things here. First, in homage to my old fantasy motorsports league, I’ve hereby changed the official name of my RaceChaser blog to “The Speed Zone”! Just so you guys know. Second, and much more important, I know the 2014 …