NHRA: Ellis ‘Pushing For Pippin’ In Pursuit Of First Pro Stock Motorcycle Crown

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Chip Ellis has found a championship-caliber motorcycle at the perfect time, and the end result has been one of the most enjoyable times he’s ever had racing in Pro Stock Motorcycle.

NHRA: Career Day; Brittany Force Leads List of No. 1 Qualifiers on Damp Day in Reading

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MOHNTON, Pa.  – official series release — NHRA photo — Brittany Force ran career-best numbers to claim the No. 1 qualifier in Top Fuel at the NHRA Keystone Nationals. Robert Hight (Funny Car), Drew Skillman (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) will also start in the top spot in their respective categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag …

NHRA: Friday Qualifying for Keystone Nationals Washed Out Due to Persistent Rain

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MOHNTON, Pa. – official series release — Persistent rain showers forced NHRA officials to cancel Friday’s racing action at the NHRA Keystone Nationals. Rain started in the morning and showers were expected to fall  throughout the day at Maple Grove Raceway. Despite Friday’s washout, 2012 Top Fuel world champ and current points leader Antron Brown is confident that conditions on …

NHRA: Looking for the Next Level; Force Hoping to Step Up Countdown Performance at Reading

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MOHNTON, Pa. – official series release — NHRA photo — John Force has put together a solid start to the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series  Countdown to the Championship and has had another strong regular season in Funny Car. But if the 16-time Funny Car world champion wants another world title, he knows he has to be great and …

NHRA: Qualifying Start Times Moved Up for Keystone Nationals Action in Reading

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MOHNTON, Pa. – official series release — Due to the inclement weather forecast Friday in the eastern Pennsylvania region, the NHRA has moved up the starting times for the first two NHRA Mello Yello Series qualifying sessions on Friday, Oct. 2, of the NHRA Keystone Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway. The race, which will be televised on ESPN2, is the …

Kyle’s Corner Blog: Magda’s Moments from the 2014 Racing Season

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Blog and photo by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — The 2014 racing season has come to an end. For me, it started back in late April at Evergreen Raceway Park with their opening weekend and closed last Saturday at Wall Stadium Speedway in New Jersey with Turkey Derby XLI. NASCAR, IndyCar, and short-track racing were all …

NHRA: Points Shakeup; Hagan, Schumacher, Brogdon and Krawiec Bag Clutch Wallys in Reading

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MOHNTON, Pa. — official release — NHRA photo — Matt Hagan took over the Funny Car points lead by racing to victory Sunday at the NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway. Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Rodger Brogdon (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the fourth of six playoff events during the NHRA Mello Yello Drag …