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: Enders-Stevens Focused Forward; Ready to Start Pro Stock Title Defense

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POMONA, Calif. — official series release — NHRA photo — Erica Enders-Stevens put together a history-making 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season, finishing off her banner year by becoming the first female Pro Stock champion in NHRA history. With the season-opening Circle K NHRA Winternationals approaching at historic Auto Club Raceway, Feb. 5-8 at Pomona, it might be …

NHRA: Langdon, Re-Branded Alan Johnson Racing To Compete at Pomona Winternationals

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BROWNSBURG, Ind. — official team release — C&R Racing photo — Alan Johnson Racing (AJR) and 2013 Top Fuel World Champion Shawn Langdon announced on Thursday that they will open the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season next week at the 55th annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals in Pomona, Calif. AJR is moving forward into the new season while exploring …

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 …

NHRA: Battle Between Hagan and Force Could be One For the Ages

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POMONA, Calif. — official release — NHRA photo — With recent history in mind, it is not surprising the 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Funny Car world championship is coming down to another thrilling battle between Matt Hagan and reigning world champ John Force. The two talented Funny Car stars have duked it out on an almost annual …