NHRA: Still in the Hunt; Allen Johnson Chasing Crucial Countdown Points in Texas

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ENNIS, Texas – official series release — NHRA photo — After back-to-back semifinal appearances to open the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship, Pro Stock standout Allen Johnson seemed to be building up to something big. But after a first-round loss at the most recent event at Maple Grove Raceway dropped Johnson to fifth in the …

NHRA: Dave Richards Set for Texas Debut With Help From Family Friends

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – official team release — Photo supplied — Dave Richards is quickly adding to his experience as a Funny Car driver in NHRA’s Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, and his latest venture into the world of the thunderous nitro-fueled race cars will include a debut in the Lone Star State at this weekend’s 30th annual AAA …

NHRA: “Big Daddy” Don Garlits to Serve as Grand Marshal for AAA Texas Fall Nationals

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ENNIS, Texas – official series release — Don Garlits Museum photo — If ever there was a legend in drag racing, it’s “Big Daddy” Don Garlits. When Texas Motorplex opened its gates to the public – becoming the first ever super-stadium of drag racing – in August of 1986, Garlits was on his way to earning his ninth Car Craft …

NHRA: Schumacher Doubles Down; Courtney Force, Connolly and Hines Also Win in Texas

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ENNIS, Texas – official release — NHRA photo — Tony Schumacher and his U.S. Army Top Fuel dragster team are rounding into championship form as he raced to his second victory in as many days, this time winning the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Sunday at Texas Motorplex. Courtney Force (Funny Car) Dave Connolly (Pro Stock), and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock …

NHRA: Courtney Force, Todd, Gray and Krawiec Earn No. 1 Qualifiers in Dallas

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ENNIS, Texas – official release — NHRA photo — Courtney Force earned her fourth No. 1 qualifying position of the season Saturday at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals following her track record setting performance on Friday. J.R. Todd (Top Fuel), Shane Gray (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations …

NHRA: DSR Double; Schumacher and Hagan Sweep Nitro Categories in Delayed Carolina Nationals

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ENNIS, Texas – official release — NHRA photo — Don Schumacher Racing swept the nitro categories as Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel) and Matt Hagan (Funny Car) took home titles in the delayed Pep Boys NHRA Carolina Nationals Saturday at Texas Motorplex. Jonathan Gray (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners in their respective categories at the …