NHRA: Crampton Becomes 100th Top Fuel Winner; Pedregon, Coughlin, Hines Also Score in Englishtown

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ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. – Richie Crampton claimed his first career Top Fuel victory, becoming the 100th different winner in the category, at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals on Sunday. Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Jeg Coughlin (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were respective winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park. …

NHRA: Kalitta, Pedregon, Allen Johnson, Krawiec Lead Fields in Englishtown

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ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. – Doug Kalitta was quickest in Top Fuel Saturday and earned the No. 1 qualifying position at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park. Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers at the NHRA …

NHRA: Cruz Pedregon Blazes to Record-Setting Run; Kalitta, A.J. and Krawiec also Lead Opening Day in Englishtown

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ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. – Cruz Pedregon raced to the quickest Funny Car run in history Friday to take the qualifying lead in a record-setting day of action at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park. Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Mello Yello …

NHRA: Capps Eyes Englishtown History

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ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. — official release — NHRA photo — Ron Capps knows how to win at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, having done so in 2006. Capps also knows how to go fast there, as his incredible 3.964 second elapsed time from 2012 still stands as the quickest run in Funny Car history. Next on Capps’ to-do list is repeating …

NHRA: Langdon Seeks Repeat in Englishtown

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ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. — official release — HHP/Harold Hinson photo — Shawn Langdon still had three months in the regular season and then the Countdown to the Championship to conquer to claim his first NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championship. But the reigning Top Fuel champ wasn’t about to discount what his victory at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals meant to …