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Dallas: Jason Line final summary

Dallas: Jason Line final summary

Line turned back in round 2 ENNIS, Texas. (September 24, 2006) -- With teammate Greg Anderson, who is second in the POWERade Pro Stock point standings, out in the opening round and Dave Connolly, third in points, out in the second round, Jason...

Dallas: Greg Anderson final summary

Dallas: Greg Anderson final summary

Northrop surprises Anderson in opening round ENNIS, Texas. (September 24, 2006) -- In a surprising first round loss, Greg Anderson was turned back by former comp racer, turned Pro Stock driver, Dave Northrop during eliminations at the ...

Dallas: Morgan Lucas final summary

Dallas: Morgan Lucas final summary

LUCAS SPEEDS TO QUARTERFINAL FINISH Advances to Semi-Finals in the NHRA Lucas Oil Top Alcohol Dragster Setting Low E.T. in Sportsman Division DALLAS (Sept. 24) -- Morgan Lucas was turned back in the quarterfinal round of Top...

Dallas: Melanie Troxel final summary

Dallas: Melanie Troxel final summary

TROXEL MAKES EARLY EXIT IN TEXAS ENNIS, Texas (Sept. 24, 2006) - Melanie Troxel entered today's O'Reilly NHRA Fall Nationals at Texas Motorplex with confidence about her chances of going rounds and making a charge back to the top of the NHRA ...

Dallas: Ron Capps final summary

Dallas: Ron Capps final summary

CAPPS GAINS GROUND ON FORCE WITH QUARTERFINAL FINISH IN TEXAS ENNIS, Texas (Sept. 24, 2006) - Points leader Ron Capps gained ground on John Force in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series Funny Car championship chase today by defeating the 13-time...

Dallas: Tommy Johnson Jr final summary

Dallas: Tommy Johnson Jr final summary

JOHNSON JR. RACES TO SEMIFINALS AT DALLAS ENNIS, Texas (Sept. 24, 2006) -- Eight-time NHRA winner Tommy Johnson, Jr. raced his Don "the Snake" Prudhomme-owned Skoal RacingSM Chevy Funny Car to a semifinal finish Sunday at Texas Motorplex.

Dallas: Gary Scelzi final summary

Dallas: Gary Scelzi final summary

SCELZI DRIVES 'HOUSE OF KOLOR' DODGE TO QUARTERFINALS IN TEXAS ENNIS, Texas (Sept. 24, 2006) - Reigning NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series Funny Car champion Gary Scelzi raced the Mopar/Oakley Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car - decked out in brilliant...

Dallas: David Baca final summary

Dallas: David Baca final summary

Baca reaches elite eight in Lone Star State DALLAS (Sept. 24) -- David Baca came to the 21st annual O'Reilly Fall Nationals needing to gain points on the racers directly in front of him in the POWERade points. He accomplished that goal with a ...

Dallas: Jack Beckman final summary

Dallas: Jack Beckman final summary

BECKMAN FIRST-ROUND FINISHER IN TEXAS FUNNY CAR DEBUT ENNIS, Texas (Sept. 24, 2006) - NHRA Super Comp champion and former Top Fuel racer Jack Beckman made his NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series Funny Car debut this weekend with Don Schumacher...

Dallas: Hillary Will final summary

Dallas: Hillary Will final summary

Will turned back in opening round ENNIS, Texas. (September 24, 2006) -- Hillary Will was turned back by J.R. Todd in the opening round of the 21st annual NHRA O'Reilly Fall Nationals. Will's KB Racing LLC-owned, Kalitta Motorsports-managed Top...

Dallas: Doug Herbert final summary

Dallas: Doug Herbert final summary

Herbert goes out early at the NHRA Fall Nationals DALLAS, TX, post-race: Doug Herbert went out in the opening round on Sunday at the 21st annual O'Reilly NHRA Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex. Herbert, who holds the track elapsed time...

Reading: Gary Scelzi preview

Reading: Gary Scelzi preview

SCELZI SAYS READING WON'T BE FOR THE WEAK OF HEART MOHNTON, Pa. (Sept. 27, 2006) - While one or more of his Don Schumacher Racing teammates are concerned about the cooler, even cold, weather conditions expected at this weekend's re-scheduled...

Reading: Ron Capps preview

Reading: Ron Capps preview

WEATHER IN READING STILL AN ISSUE FOR CAPPS AND BRUT REVOLUTION TEAM MOHNTON, Pa. (Sept. 27, 2006) - It was only two weeks ago that the Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway were re-scheduled because of rain to this coming weekend....

Reading: Hillary Will preview

Reading: Hillary Will preview

Will turns attention to Reading MOHNTON, Penn. (September 27, 2006) -- This weekend Hillary Will, who drives the KB Racing LLC-owned, Kalitta Motorsports-managed Top Fuel dragster, returns to the rerun of the rain-delayed NHRA Toyo...

Reading: Dave Connolly preview

Reading: Dave Connolly preview

Dave Connolly Eyes Second Place with Four Races to Go in 2006 Dave Connolly is playing a numbers game as the NHRA POWERade Series season dwindles to four races. Now the most important digits remaining are: 2, 62, 1, 140 and 16. And...

Reading: Cory McClenathan preview

Reading: Cory McClenathan preview

McClenathan, FRAM Boost Team Want to Make Amends at Reading Race Redemption. It is only on thing on the minds of Cory McClenathan and the Carrier Boyz Racing FRAM Boost Top Fuel team as they prepare for the rerun of the rain-delayed Toyo Tires...

Reading: Tony Pedregon preview

Reading: Tony Pedregon preview

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (September 26, 2006) - 2003 NHRA World Champion Tony Pedregon and his Q TorquePower Nitro Funny Car Team head to Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, Penn., this weekend for the NHRA Nationals, the 20th of 23 NHRA POWERade Drag...

Reading: Cruz Pedregon preview

Reading: Cruz Pedregon preview

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (September 26, 2006) -- Cruz Pedregon, the 1992 NHRA Nitro Funny Car world champion, and his Advance Auto Parts Nitro Funny Car Team are headed back to the NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, Penn., this weekend...

Dallas: Goodyear Racing final summary

Dallas: Goodyear Racing final summary

GOODYEAR WINS SEVEN TIMES IN NHRA EVENT ENNIS, Texas (Sept. 24, 2006) -- Duane Shields, Kebin Kinsley and Tom Schmidt used Goodyear tires to win NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series sportsman competition and four other drivers won ...

Steve Harker Ennis summary

Steve Harker Ennis summary

Harker qualifies No. 1 in Dallas ENNIS, Texas - Aussie NHRA Top Alcohol Funny Car driver Steve Harker logged another strong outing during this past weekend's O'Reilly Fall Nationals presented by Castrol Syntec at the Texas Motorplex just...

Spencer Massey Ennis summary

Spencer Massey Ennis summary

Massey scores runner-up at home event ENNIS, Texas - NHRA Top Alcohol Dragster rookie Spencer Massey scored a runner-up finish and clinched the Division 4 Championship at this past weekend's O'Reilly Fall Nationals presented by Castrol Syntec at...

Dallas: Bob Vandergriff Jr Saturday summary

Dallas: Bob Vandergriff Jr Saturday summary

Vandergriff happy to be starting from lucky No. 13 in Dallas ENNIS, Texas (Sept. 22, 2006) - Top Fuel driver Bob Vandergriff Jr. was able to breathe a sigh of relief as he positioned the UPS Top Fueler in the lucky 13th position for ...

Dallas: Hillary Will Saturday summary

Dallas: Hillary Will Saturday summary

Will makes Top Fuel field on final qualifying run Qualifies No. 14 ENNIS, Texas. (September 23, 2006) --Hillary Will, driver of the KB Racing LLC-owned, Kalitta Motorsports-managed Top Fuel dragster, raced her way into the 16-car field for...

Dallas: Jack Beckman Saturday summary

Dallas: Jack Beckman Saturday summary

BECKMAN QUALIFIES NO. 15 IN DSR FUNNY CAR DEBUT ENNIS, Texas (Sept. 23, 2006) - In his first national event driving the Matco Tools Iron Eagle Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car for Don Schumacher Racing, "Fast" Jack Beckman qualified No. 15 for the ...

Dallas: Morgan Lucas Saturday summary

Dallas: Morgan Lucas Saturday summary

LUCAS QUALIFIES NO. 8 AT THE TEXAS MOTORPLEX Earns His 50th Professional Career Start DALLAS (Sept. 23) -- Morgan Lucas will enter Sunday's O'Reilly Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex from the No. 8 starting position facilitating his 50th...

Dallas: Melanie Troxel Saturday summary

Dallas: Melanie Troxel Saturday summary

TROXEL REIGNS IN NO. 12 IN TEXAS QUALIFYING ENNIS, Texas (Sept. 23, 2006) - Melanie Troxel qualified No. 12 at the O'Reilly NHRA Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex after four rounds of Top Fuel qualifying amid changing weather conditions, ...

Dallas: Erica Enders Saturday summary

Dallas: Erica Enders Saturday summary

Enders' debut with Revive USA starts slowly DALLAS (Sept. 23) -- Three days ago, Pro Stock driver and team owner Erica Enders brought a new sponsor to the sport of drag racing when she unveiled Dallas-based food, beverage, and nutrition company...

Dallas: Gary Scelzi Saturday summary

Dallas: Gary Scelzi Saturday summary

IN A NAIL-BITER, SCELZI QUALIFIES NO. 10 IN TEXAS ENNIS, Texas (Sept. 23, 2006) - Following the first two rounds of Funny Car qualifying for the O'Reilly NHRA Fall Nationals, reigning NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series Funny Car champion Gary...

Dallas: Kurt Johnson Saturday summary

Dallas: Kurt Johnson Saturday summary

KJ Moves Up, Will Start Fifth in Dallas The second day of qualifying for the O'Reiily Fall Nationals proved to be quite a challenge for both racers and fans. For example, just as the third qualifying session was about to get underway on ...

Dallas: Cory McClenathan Saturday summary

Dallas: Cory McClenathan Saturday summary

Mechanical Trouble Contributes to Unexpected Outcome ENNIS, Texas, Sept. 23, 2006 -- Too many mechanical problems and racing conditions that changed rapidly Saturday afternoon at the Texas Motorplex near Dallas combined to deal Cory McClenathan...

Dallas: Doug Herbert Saturday summary

Dallas: Doug Herbert Saturday summary

Herbert overcomes tricky conditions to qualify 10th at the Fall Nationals DALLAS, TX, qualifying: Doug Herbert overcame an unusually tricky racing surface at the Texas Motorplex on Saturday to qualify for the 21st annual O'Reilly NHRA Fall ...

Dallas: Saturday qualifying report

Dallas: Saturday qualifying report

SCHUMACHER, HIGHT AND ANDERSON EARN TOP QUALIFYING SPOTS AT O'REILLY FALL NATIONALS ENNIS, Texas -- Three-time Top Fuel champion Tony Schumacher raced to his 10th No. 1 qualifying position of the season Saturday at the O'Reilly Fall Nationals ...

Dallas: First-round pairings

Dallas: First-round pairings

ENNIS, Texas -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday at the 21st annual O'Reilly NHRA Fall Nationals presented by Castrol Syntec at Texas Motorplex, the 19th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series.

Dallas: Ron Capps Saturday summary

Dallas: Ron Capps Saturday summary

CAPPS QUALIFIES NO. 11 IN TEXAS, TAKES ON FORCE IN FIRST ROUND ENNIS, Texas (Sept. 23, 2006) - With five races left in the 2006 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series and two drivers in the heat of battle for the Funny Car champion, what better...