NHRA: Wilkerson Searching to Cement Countdown Spot With Fourth Win in Seattle

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KENT, Wash. — official series release — NHRA photo — Tim Wilkerson is in a much more enviable position than he has been in previous seasons when it comes to qualifying for the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Mello Countdown to the Championship. But the popular Funny Car driver is not about to relax heading into the final leg …

NHRA: Beckman Blasts to No. 1 in Funny Car; Backs Up National Record as Brown, McGaha and Krawiec Top Respective Fields

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SONOMA, Calif. — official series release — NHRA photo — Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Chris McGaha (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec earned No. 1 qualifying positions at Sonoma Raceway and will lead their classes into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event. No one in Funny Car was able to …

NHRA: Torrence Looking to Break Recent Slump in Washington

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KENT, Wash. — official release — NHRA photo — Steve Torrence might not have the recent results to show for it, but he believes his 10,000-horsepower Capco Contractors Top Fuel dragster is running as well as it has all season on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series circuit. Now needing a few fortunate breaks to go his way, Torrence …

NHRA: Courtney Force Becomes Winningest Funny Car Female; alBalooshi, Line and Krawiec Also Triumph at Sonoma

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SONOMA, Calif. – official release — Courtney Force beat father John Force in the final to become the winningest female in Funny Car history at the NHRA Sonoma Nationals on Sunday. Khalid alBalooshi (Top Fuel), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Sonoma Raceway. …

NHRA: Robert Hight Looking to Sweep Western Swing for First Time

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SONOMA, Calif. — official release — NHRA photo — After an impressive win streak early in the season, Robert Hight wanted to make sure he avoided repeating history. A win last weekend in Denver assured the Funny Car standout that would not be the case, leaving Hight now focused on unleashing another hot streak. Hight’s dominant four-race winning streak in …

NHRA: Todd Breaks Through for Drought-Ending Victory; Hight, A. Johnson and Hines Also Kings of the Mountain in Denver

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DENVER, Colo. — official release — NHRA photo — J.R. Todd earned his first Top Fuel win of the season, and first since 2008, by racing to victory Sunday at the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway. Robert Hight (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock), and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were winners in their respective categories at the …

NHRA: Gaines Looking to Shake Slump at Home Track as Series Heads to Denver

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DENVER, Colo. — official release — NHRA photo — After the kind of slump V Gaines has been in lately on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series circuit, heading home might be the best solution. That is what Gaines, a prominent businessman in the Denver area, is banking on as the Pro Stock standout starts the three-week NHRA Western …