NHRA: Brittany Force Breaks Through; Hight, Anderson & Krawiec Also Grab Gainesville Wins

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. – official series release — NHRA photo — Brittany Force raced to her first career victory and took control of the Top Fuel point standings Sunday at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Robert Hight (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also victorious at the third of 24 events in the …

NHRA: Force Finds Speed in Friday Drills; Beckman, Line & Krawiec Also Top Early Gainesville Fields

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. – official series release — NHRA photo — Brittany Force raced to the qualifying lead in Top Fuel at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals on Friday. Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the third of 24 events in the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag …

NHRA: Chasing Another Gatornationals Win, Force Reflects on Gainesville & Funny Car History

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. – official series release — NHRA photo — It has not taken long for John Force to see a difference in his John Force Racing team in 2016. In fact, it has been all of two events during the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and the legendary Force has seen an improvement compared to the early …

NHRA: Pro Stock Motorcycles Eye 200-MPH Barrier; Hines Enters 2016 Seeking Sixth Championship

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — official series release — NHRA photo — Andrew Hines will start the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Pro Stock Motorcycle season firmly focused on going after his third straight world championship. But another major accomplishment and one of the great, noteworthy NHRA milestones remains in the form of the first 200-mph pass in Pro Stock …

NHRA: Jim Dunn Racing Unveils New Paint Scheme Ahead of Gainesville Gatornationals

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. – official team release — JDR photo — Jim Dunn Racing will run a new ALO Drink Funny Car design for the NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla. this weekend. This is the first of five events for the aloe vera beverage drink to have its primary graphics on the Hall of Fame team owner’s Funny Car. The team will …

NHRA: Two-Time Funny Car Champion Frank Hawley to be Honored During 47th Gatornationals

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. – official series release — NHRA photo — The NHRA will honor a former Funny Car world champion and some rocking hot rods will be on display at the 47th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Florida’s Gainesville Raceway. The NHRA will continue its celebration of the 50th anniversary of Funny Car and the fan-favorite Hot Rod …

NHRA: McGaha Going Back to the Beginning in Pro Stock; Looking for First Gatornationals Victory

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. – official series release — NHRA photo — Chris McGaha enjoyed his finest season in Pro Stock last year, winning three races, advancing to five final rounds and becoming a legitimate championship contender. But in a sense, McGaha feels like he is starting over during the early part of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season, and …

NHRA: Beckman Looking to Record Pair of Firsts During Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — official series release — NHRA photo — Jack Beckman has not yet won during the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season — though there’s hardly reason for concern through only two events — and has yet to record a victory at Gainesville Raceway in his standout Funny Car career. But with all that in mind, …

NHRA: Torrence Fired Up for Gainesville Gatornationals After Solid Start to 2016 Season

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. – official series release — NHRA photo — While 22 races remain in the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season, Top Fuel standout Steve Torrence wasn’t about to discount what a win at the season-opener in Pomona meant. Torrence started the year in impressive fashion with a Winternationals victory in his 10,000-horsepower Capco Contractors/Torrence Racing dragster, …

NHRA: Shane Gray Set for Big Pro Stock Return in Gainesville; 47th Annual Gatornationals on Tap

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — official team release — Gray Motorsports photo — Pro Stock driver Shane Gray and his veteran crew have been “testing the wheels off” their sleek Valvoline/Nova Services Chevrolet Camaro since the season-opening NHRA Winternationals, and the team is more than ready to have a big showing this weekend at Gainesville Raceway for the 47th annual Amalie Motor …

NHRA: Massey, Capps, Anderson and Stoffer Claim Gatornationals Glory

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — official series release — NHRA photo — Spencer Massey claimed his first Top Fuel win of the season Sunday during the 46th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville. Ron Capps (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock), and Karen Stoffer (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the third of 24 NHRA Mello …