NHRA: Matt Hagan Hoping for Mile-High Breakthrough; Seeking First Bandimere Win

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Matt Hagan isn’t the first standout driver to have his share of struggles at Bandimere Speedway, where the altitude and racing at an elevation of more than 5,800 feet can throw a monkey wrench into even the best laid plans.

NHRA: Wilkerson Riding Early Season Surge; Seeking Back-to-Back Atlanta Wins

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COMMERCE, Ga. — official series release — NHRA photo — The last time Tim Wilkerson arrived at Atlanta Dragway, he was hoping to finally end a long dry spell in the winner’s circle. A year later, Wilkerson is simply aiming to add to what has been an impressive start to his NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. The Funny …

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: 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: 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: DeJoria ‘Feeling Comfortable’ Heading to Phoenix; Looking to Score Win in the Desert

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CHANDLER, Ariz. – official series release — NHRA photo — The 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season opener at Pomona marked the 100th career Funny Car race for Alexis DeJoria, and as she heads into her fifth full season, the three-time winner feels more comfortable than ever behind the wheel of her 10,000-horsepower Tequila Patrόn Toyota Camry. The …

NHRA: Clash of the Titans; Funny Car Title Tilt Comes Down to Worsham & Beckman in Pomona

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POMONA, Calif. – official series release — NHRA photo — The last time Del Worsham needed an impressive performance at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona to win a world championship, he claimed a thrilling victory to win his first Top Fuel title. With his first Funny Car world championship up for grabs at this weekend’s 51st annual Auto Club NHRA …