NHRA: Line Keeps KB Racing On Top; Ellis Claims Emotional Bike Win At zMAX

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Jason Line (Pro Stock Car) and Chip Ellis (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were the kings of the Pro Stock classes in Sunday’s NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway, opening the six-race Countdown to the Championship playoffs with victories in their respective divisions.

NHRA: Savoie Enjoying Improbable Title Run; Takes Laid-Back Approach to Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS – official series release — NHRA photo — Jerry Savoie’s banner season in Pro Stock Motorcycle continued at the most recent event in Dallas, where the alligator farmer picked up his third win of the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. It made him a bonafide championship contender on his Savoie’s Alligator Farm Suzuki, putting him …

NHRA: Enders Taking Status Quo to Vegas in Hopes of Notching Second Pro Stock Title

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LAS VEGAS — official team release — EER photo — Defending Pro Stock champion Erica Enders can clinch her second consecutive championship at the 15th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals. After all, she has a massive 154-point lead on her nearest rival in the standings and is riding an otherworldly winning streak of 18 straight rounds of competition at The Strip …

NHRA: Beckman Looking to Finish Storybook Season in Style; Seeks Eighth 2015 Win in Vegas

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LAS VEGAS — official series release — NHRA photo — Jack Beckman has put together a storybook season in what has turned into one of the most thrilling years in NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Funny Car history. But for the Funny Car standout to have an ending he can celebrate, Beckman knows he will need to turn in …

NHRA: Brown ‘Changing Nothing’ in Title Approach; Hopes to Seal Second Crown in Vegas

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LAS VEGAS – official series release — NHRA photo — Antron Brown insisted he did not need to change much in regards to his approach heading into the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship. Competing in the rigorous Top Fuel class all season was all he needed and the payoff has been evident through the first …

NHRA: Brown Maintains Gateway Mastery as Worsham, Skillman and Arana Jr. Also Score

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MADISON, Ill. – official series release — NHRA photo — Antron Brown extended his mastery of Gateway Motorsports Park by racing to his fourth consecutive Top Fuel victory at the facility Sunday during the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals. Del Worsham (Funny Car), Drew Skillman (Pro Stock), and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners in their respective …

NHRA: Steve Torrence Racing Hires Alan Johnson for Remainder of Countdown

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BROWNSBURG, Ind. — official release — NHRA photo — Steve Torrence took a bold step forward in his bid to win his first NHRA Top Fuel championship by hiring Alan Johnson to work with crew chief Richard Hogan on the Capco Contractors dragster beginning with this week’s 18th annual AAA Insurance Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park. Torrence, who won …

NHRA: Hagan Not Afraid to Chase in Pursuit of Third Funny Car World Championship

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CONCORD, N.C. – official series release — NHRA photo — In the two years Matt Hagan won the Funny Car world championship, he did so by climbing the points standings with a red-hot performance in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship. To do the same in 2015 and claim back-to-back world titles in the loaded …

NHRA: Second to One; Hines Grabs Fourth Pro Stock Motorcycle Championship, Edges Closer to Schultz

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POMONA, Calif. — official release by Kevin McKenna, National DRAGSTER Senior Editor — NHRA photo — Andrew Hines became just the second rider in the Pro Stock Motorcycle class to win four NHRA Mello Yello world championships after the opening round of the Auto Club NHRA Finals. Hines, who entered the season-ending event with a substantial 92-point lead, officially clinched the …

NHRA: Schumacher Clinches Eighth Top Fuel Title; Crampton, DeJoria, Line and Arana Jr. Claim No. 1 Qualifiers in Pomona

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POMONA, Calif. — official release — NHRA photo — Tony Schumacher earned a record eighth Top Fuel world championship title Saturday at the 50th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Richie Crampton (Top Fuel), Alexis DeJoria (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock), and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) earned No. 1 qualifying positions and …