NHRA: Anderson Stops Enders’ Sin City Win Streak; Banks $50,000 in K&N Horsepower Challenge

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LAS VEGAS – official series release — NHRA photo — Greg Anderson raced to victory in the K&N Horsepower Challenge in an uncontested final round when teammate Jason Line’s car broke on the starting line Saturday at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Anderson’s Summit Racing Equipment Chevrolet Camaro lost traction at the start, but he was able to …

NHRA: Torrence, Beckman and Line Bank No. 1 Qualifiers; Lead Fields Into Las Vegas Eliminations

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LAS VEGAS — official series release — NHRA photo — Following the final two rounds of qualifications, Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Jack Beckman (Funny Car) and Line (Pro Stock) claimed No. 1 qualifying positions and will lead their classes into Sunday’s noon eliminations at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event. In Top Fuel, Torrence held on to the …

NHRA: Beckman Hits Record Run; Torrence & Line Also Lead Day One Qualifying in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS – official series release — NHRA photo — Jack Beckman raced to a track record performance to lead Funny Car qualifying Friday at the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals. Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders in their categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event. Beckman, who is in …

NHRA: Erica Enders Returns to Vegas Seeking Spark of Momentum & Third Straight ‘Double-Up’

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LAS VEGAS — official series release — NHRA photo — The first three races in the new-look Pro Stock class haven’t brought the desired results for two-time defending world champion Erica Enders. But if she is looking for good vibes and a swift turnaround, her recent stellar track record shows there might not be a better spot for that to …

NHRA: Doug Kalitta Chasing First Win of 2016; Hopeful for Strong Performance in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS – official series release — NHRA photo — A strong early-season start has Top Fuel standout Doug Kalitta third in the points standings. While that gives Kalitta and his team confidence and momentum early in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season, he knows it can be a fleeting thing in the loaded Top Fuel class. Things …

NHRA: Millican Hopes to Make It a First-Time Trio in Top Fuel After Fast Start to 2016 Season

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LAS VEGAS – official series release — NHRA photo — With Leah Pritchett and Brittany Force claiming the last two NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series victories, fans have witnessed the very rare occurrence of having back-to-back first-time winners in the 10,000 horsepower Top Fuel category. Clay Millican would be more than happy to extend that statistic to three in …

NHRA: No Shortage of Momentum for Capps; Looks for Sin City Win After Strong Start to 2016

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LAS VEGAS — official series release — NHRA photo — The carryover of strong momentum and performances from the end of one year and into the beginning of the next can be a difficult thing to master when competitors are dealing with 10,000-horsepower Funny Cars. But class standout Ron Capps and his NAPA Auto Parts Dodge Charger R/T team seems …

NHRA: Fan Voting Officially Open for Pro Stock K&N Horsepower Challenge

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GLENDORA, Calif. – official series release — NHRA photo — Once again in 2016, NHRA’s loyal fans will be able to vote their favorite Pro Stock driver into the NHRA K&N Horsepower Challenge, a special bonus event for the factory hot rod class. The K&N Horsepower Challenge will be held Saturday, April 2, during the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals …