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
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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.
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...
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 ...
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...
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
Will's KB Racing LLC-owned, Kalitta Motorsports-managed Top...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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.
McClenathan, FRAM Boost Team Want to Make Amends at Reading Race
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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, ...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
SCHUMACHER, HIGHT AND ANDERSON EARN TOP QUALIFYING SPOTS AT O'REILLY
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 ...
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.
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...