NHRA: Torrid DSR Run Buoys Antron Brown Heading to Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS — official series release — NHRA photo — Top Fuel points leader Antron Brown will take plenty of momentum into this weekend’s 16th annual SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway after his first victory of the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals in Charlotte. But Brown’s …

NHRA: Girl-Power Headlines in Vegas as Enders and DeJoria Score; Schumacher also Snags Wally

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March 31, 2014 — official release — NHRA photos — LAS VEGAS, NV — Girl power reigned supreme when Alexis DeJoria (Funny Car) and Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) raced to victories Sunday at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel) also was a winner at the fourth event on the 2014 …

NHRA: Enders-Stevens wins $50,000 Pro Stock K&N Horsepower Challenge

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March 29, 2014 — official release — NHRA photo — LAS VEGAS, NV — Erica Enders-Stevens collected the $50,000 top prize for winning Saturday’s K&N Horsepower Challenge for Pro Stock cars at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas. Enders-Stevens, runner-up in last year’s Challenge, made a strong run of 6.64, 208.39 to collect the win over Dave Connolly, who had …

NHRA: Todd in for Grubnic Beginning at Vegas

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March 29, 2014 — staff report — NHRA photo — LAS VEGAS – Announced earlier today at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, J.R. Todd will take over driving the Kalitta Motorsports Bounty Hunter Top Fuel dragster previously driven by David Grubnic. Todd, 32, out of Lawrenceburg, Indiana, will drive the Connie Kalitta-tuned Top Fuel …

NHRA: Friendly Fire Pushes Hagan to Funny Car No. 1 Friday in Vegas; Torrence, Coughlin also Lead

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March 28, 2014 — series release — NHRA photo — LAS VEGAS, NV — Matt Hagan found a little extra motivation in a friendly rivalry to help him race to the Funny Car qualifying lead Friday at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals. Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Jeg Coughlin Jr. (Pro Stock) also were the leaders in their respective categories at …

NHRA: Doug Kalitta Ready to Keep Momentum Rolling in Sin City

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March 27, 2014 — NHRA photo — LAS VEGAS, NV — If Doug Kalitta and his Mac Tools team had mapped out the ideal start to the 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, what has transpired over the first three events of the season would be high on the list. Capping off his three-race hot streak with a victory …