NHRA: Schumacher Claims Milestone 80th Win; Johnson Pair and Arana Jr. Also Take Chicago Wins

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JOLIET, Ill. — official series release — NHRA photo — Tony Schumacher raced to a milestone 80th career victory in Top Fuel Sunday at the Lucas Oil Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by General Tire at Route 66 Raceway. Tommy Johnson Jr. (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock), and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were victorious in their …

NHRA: Massey Motivated, Ready For Big Top Fuel Turnaround at Route 66 Raceway

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JOLIET, Ill. – official series release — NHRA photo — Two straight first-round losses isn’t exactly what Top Fuel standout Spencer Massey hoped for heading into an important part of the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. If there is one positive, though, it is that Massey might be more motivated than ever to get things back on the right …

TORC: The Off-Road Championship Confirms 2015 Return to Chicagoland

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IRVINE, Calif. – official release — AMSOIL Racing photo — TORC: The Off-Road Championship Presented by AMSOIL is returning to Chicagoland Speedway in 2015 as part of the track’s NASCAR Nationwide Series weekend June 18-20, 2015. TORC has raced at Chicagoland Speedway several times, most recently in 2013. Chicagoland was left off the 2014 schedule, but is now confirmed to …

NHRA: Hagan, Brown Lead DSR Hometown Sweep at Route 66

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JOLIET, Ill. – official release — NHRA photo — Matt Hagan ended an eleven race winless streak in Funny Car with a victory Sunday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals. Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Vincent Nobile (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event …

NHRA: Force, Hight, Johnson, Krawiec Lead Day One Chicago Qualifying

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JOLIET, Ill.  — official release — NHRA photo — Brittany Force piloted to the provisional No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel during Friday qualifying at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals. Robert Hight (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series …