NHRA: DeJoria ‘Feeling Comfortable’ Heading to Phoenix; Looking to Score Win in the Desert

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CHANDLER, Ariz. – official series release — NHRA photo — The 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season opener at Pomona marked the 100th career Funny Car race for Alexis DeJoria, and as she heads into her fifth full season, the three-time winner feels more comfortable than ever behind the wheel of her 10,000-horsepower Tequila Patrόn Toyota Camry. The …

GRC: Arizona Set to Play Host to Red Bull Global Rallycross Opener for First Time Ever

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LOS ANGELES – official series release — Larry Chen photo — For the first time in series history, Red Bull Global Rallycross will visit the state of Arizona during the 2016 season. Red Bull GRC Phoenix, the season opener and first of four doubleheaders on the schedule, will take place at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Ariz., on …

NHRA: USD Returns to Jim Dunn Racing; Will Sponsor John Hale at CARQUEST Nationals

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PHOENIX — official team release — JDR photo — Phoenix-based USD returns to sponsor the Jim Dunn Racing/ALO Drink Nitro Funny Car for the NHRA CARQUEST Nationals, Feb. 21–23 at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. This year, USD is using this opportunity to introduce its customers to its new look and logo with bold artwork on the Dodge Funny Car. …

NHRA: Tommy Johnson’s weekend at Phoenix fulfilling in more ways than one

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February 28, 2014 — team report — photo via Twitter — CHANDLER, AZ — Tommy Johnson Jr. had a very fulfilling weekend behind the wheel of the Don Schumacher Racing Make-A-Wish Dodge Charger R/T, a car fully sponsored by Terry Chandler and designed to raise awareness for the foundation. The Make-A-Wish team had one of the most consistent cars on …