NHRA: California Dreaming; Ferre Upsets The Sarge In Round One At zMAX

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In one of the biggest upsets of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season, 14th-qualifier Cameron Ferre upset U.S. Nationals winner and eight-time Top Fuel champion Tony Schumacher in the opening round of final eliminations on Sunday.

NHRA: Force & Schumacher End Winless Droughts; A.J. & Hines Also Score in Denver

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The two winningest drivers in their respective classes in NHRA history, John Force and Tony Schumacher, scored historic victories Sunday at the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway near Denver.

NHRA: Schumacher Looking to Tie Amato With Fifth Pacific Raceways Win This Weekend in Seattle

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KENT, Wash. — official series release — NHRA photo — With four wins at scenic Pacific Raceways, eight-time Top Fuel world champion Tony Schumacher knows how to close out the legendary NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Western Swing with a bang. Another win at this weekend’s 28th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals in his 10,000-horsepower U.S. Army dragster would tie …

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: Thundering to the Top; Schumacher, Wilkerson and McGaha Lead Opening Day Fields in Bristol

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — official series release — NHRA photo — Tony Schumacher drove to the qualifying lead in Top Fuel Friday at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. Tim Wilkerson (Funny Car) and Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event in northeast Tennessee. Schumacher ran a track record …

NHRA: They’re Back! Old Favorites Force, Schumacher and Anderson Win in New England

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EPPING, N.H. — official series release — NHRA photo — John Force picked up his second Funny Car win of the season Sunday at the NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway. Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel) and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) also took home victories in their respective categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event in …

NHRA: “The Sarge” Shows the Way; Schumacher Leads Opening Day Gatornationals Qualifying

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — official series release — NHRA photo — Defending world champ Tony Schumacher raced to the qualifying lead in Top Fuel Friday at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Chris McGaha (Pro Stock), and Angelle Sampey (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were the leaders in their respective categories at the third of 24 NHRA Mello …

NHRA: Unmatched Legacy Continues With Eighth Top Fuel Crown for Schumacher

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POMONA, Calif. — official release — NHRA photo — Tony Schumacher, the winningest driver in NHRA Top Fuel competition, locked up his eighth Mello Yello Top Fuel championship during qualifying at the Auto Club NHRA Finals. Schumacher clinched the championship by qualifying for the event and nearest competitor Spencer Massey not earning enough bonus points in the final session to …

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 …