NHRA: Courtney Force Ends Winless Drought; Kalitta & Anderson Also Score in Houston

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BAYTOWN, Texas – official series release — NHRA photo — Courtney Force raced to her first Funny Car victory of the season Sunday at the NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway. It is the fifth consecutive NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event that has featured a female winner. Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) also were …

NHRA: DeJoria, Torrence, Anderson & Krawiec Claim Four-Wide No. 1 Qualifiers

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CONCORD, N.C. – official series release — NHRA photo — Alexis DeJoria raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car in front of a sold-out zMAX Dragway crowd Saturday at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals presented by Lowes Foods. Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their respective categories …

NHRA: Hagan Smashes zMAX Track Records; Torrence, Anderson & Krawiec Also Top Day One

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CONCORD, N.C. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — John Davison/zMAX Dragway photo — Despite intermittent rain throughout the afternoon, first round qualifying for the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals was completed at zMAX Dragway on Friday, featuring a mammoth track-record run and familiar leaders in all four Pro classes. However, Friday’s action was rain-shortened, with the second-round …

NHRA: Anderson Seeking Third Four-Wide Nationals Win; Looks to Extend Hot Start

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CONCORD, N.C. – official series release — NHRA photo — 2016 did not bring with it the start four-time Pro Stock world champion Greg Anderson expected, but it brought one he will gladly take. There were vast changes in Pro Stock heading into the new NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season, and the veteran admitted to at least some …

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: 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: Capps Breaks Drought in Pomona; Torrence & Anderson Also Score Winternationals Wins

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POMONA, Calif. – official series release — NHRA photo — Ron Capps raced to his first Funny Car victory in nearly a year Sunday at the Circle K NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) also were winners at the season-opening NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event near Los …

NHRA: Fast Jack Strikes in Pomona; Beckman Bags No. 1 Qualifying Effort at Winternationals

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POMONA, Calif. – official series release — NHRA photo — Jack Beckman picked up right where he left off last season by racing to the No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car Saturday at the Circle K NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) also will lead their categories into …

NHRA: Record Territory; Hagan Blasts to Funny Car Lead as Torrence, Anderson, Savoie Also Bank No. 1 Qualifiers at Gateway

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MADISON, Ill. – official series release — NHRA photo — Matt Hagan continued his quest for a third Funny Car world championship as he powered to the No. 1 qualifying position with a track-record (and potential national record) performance Saturday during the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park near St. Louis. Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Greg Anderson …