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: History Made; No. 1 Qualifiers Sweep to Victory in Dominating Day at Sonoma

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SONOMA, Calif. — official series release — NHRA photo — Jack Beckman finished off a dominating weekend at the NHRA Sonoma Nationals on Sunday by racing to the Funny Car victory. Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Chris McGaha (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Sonoma Raceway. …

NHRA: Beckman Blasts to No. 1 in Funny Car; Backs Up National Record as Brown, McGaha and Krawiec Top Respective Fields

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SONOMA, Calif. — official series release — NHRA photo — Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Chris McGaha (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec earned No. 1 qualifying positions at Sonoma Raceway and will lead their classes into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event. No one in Funny Car was able to …

NHRA: Record Pace; Beckman Leads Sonoma Qualifying Fields With Quickest Funny Car Run Ever

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SONOMA, Calif. — official series release — NHRA photo — Jack Beckman powered his Infinite Hero Foundation Dodge Charger R/T to the quickest Funny Car run in NHRA history Friday as he raced to the qualifying lead at the NHRA Sonoma Nationals. Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were leaders in …

NHRA: Thundering to the Top; Schumacher, Wilkerson and McGaha Lead Opening Day Fields in Bristol

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — official series release — NHRA photo — Tony Schumacher drove to the qualifying lead in Top Fuel Friday at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. Tim Wilkerson (Funny Car) and Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event in northeast Tennessee. Schumacher ran a track record …

NHRA: Doing What He Has To; Langdon Tops Gatornationals Qualifying Along With Pedregon, McGaha and Smith

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. – official series release — NHRA photo — Shawn Langdon claimed his second straight No. 1 qualifier at the AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals on Saturday afternoon. Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers at the NHRA Mello …

NHRA: “The Sarge” Shows the Way; Schumacher Leads Opening Day Gatornationals Qualifying

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — official series release — NHRA photo — Defending world champ Tony Schumacher raced to the qualifying lead in Top Fuel Friday at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Chris McGaha (Pro Stock), and Angelle Sampey (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were the leaders in their respective categories at the third of 24 NHRA Mello …

NHRA: Brian Self Named Chris McGaha’s New NHRA Crew Chief

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ODESSA, Texas – official release — NHRA Pro Stock racer Chris McGaha has hired Brian Self to take over as crew chief of McGaha’s Pro Stock team beginning this weekend. Self, nicknamed Lump, and McGaha have known one another for a long time. They raced against each other in the Lucas Oil Series Competition Eliminator category for years and then …

NHRA: Langdon, Capps, McGaha, Ray Hold Onto Top Spots in Charlotte

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April 12, 2014 — official release — NHRA photo — CONCORD, N.C. — For the second season in a row, Shawn Langdon will enter eliminations at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals as the No. 1 qualifier in Top Fuel. Ron Capps (Funny Car), Chris McGaha (Pro Stock), and Michael Ray (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into eliminations as No. …

NHRA: Langdon, Capps, McGaha, Ray Lead Opening Day in Charlotte

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April 11, 2014 — official release — NHRA photo — CONCORD, N.C. — Shawn Langdon blasted to the qualifying lead in Top Fuel at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals on Friday. Ron Capps (Funny Car), Chris McGaha (Pro Stock), and Michael Ray (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were the leaders in their respective categories at the fifth NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series …