NHRA: Beckman, Dixon, Anderson and Ellis Claim No. 1 Qualifying Positions at 61st Annual U.S. Nationals

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CLERMONT, Ind. — official series release — NHRA photo — Jack Beckman earned the No. 1 qualifying position for Monday’s 11 a.m. Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals eliminations, standing on his Friday night track-record performance of 3.936 at 323.74 in the Infinite Hero Foundation Dodge Charger R/T. Larry Dixon (Top Fuel), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Chip Ellis (Pro Stock Motorcycle) …

NHRA: Dixon Looking for More Indy Magic; Chasing Fourth U.S. Nationals Win Against Loaded Top Fuel Field

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INDIANAPOLIS – official series release — NHRA photo — Three-time Top Fuel world champion Larry Dixon’s fascination with the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals began more than 40 years ago. In fact, he had no trouble coming up with his first memory of the race, and the aura surrounding it, and it remains perfectly clear four decades later. “Coming here with …

NHRA: Force-Power; John Force Charges to No. 1 in Denver Along With Dixon, Johnson and Krawiec

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MORRISON, Colo. – official series release — NHRA photo — John Force earned his 154th career No. 1 qualifier in Funny Car Saturday at the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway. Larry Dixon (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were No. 1 qualifiers of their categories at the 14th of 24 events …

NHRA: Vandergriff to Retire; Taps Connolly and Dixon for Two-Car Top Fuel Effort in 2015

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ALPHARETTA, Ga. — official release — NHRA photo — Bob Vandergriff Jr. will step away from driving in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series in 2015 and will transition solely into the owner’s seat with a pair of dragsters driven by three-time Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon and 25-time NHRA Pro Stock winner Dave Connolly. The two Bob Vandergriff …