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Shawn Langdon

1982-09-03 (age 38)


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Langdon's return is main story heading into Houston

Shawn Langdon will kickstart his 2017 season this weekend, as the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series arrives at Royal Purple Raceway just outside Houston for its fifth round of a 24-race season.

Testing times for NHRA’s elite

Most nitro teams competing in the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will gather for a test this week as they prepare for next week’s season-opener at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, California. Anne Proffit looks ahead.

Capps, Line, Savoie take titles; Kalitta, Johnson Jr., Anderson, Smith earn wins

Ron Capps (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) claimed NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series championships at Pomona, to join Antron Brown (Top Fuel) in the 2016 elite.

Titles in the balance in Vegas

NHRA could see champions crowned this weekend but the title favorites are trying not think about it, as Anne Proffit reports.

Brown and Hagan conquer Texas

Antron Brown furthered his points lead in Top Fuel by racing to victory at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals, as Matt Hagan, Drew Skillman and Eddie Krawiec also ran out winners in the 22nd of 24 events in the NHRA season.

Johnson Jr., Brown, Nobile, Krawiec grab wins in Maple Grove

Tommy Johnson Jr. raced to Funny Car victory at the Dodge NHRA Nationals as Antron Brown, Vincent Nobile and Eddie Krawiec were also victorious in the third of six races in the Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship.

Surprise winners in NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway

Shawn Langdon (Top Fuel), Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Alex Laughlin (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) won at Gateway Motorsports Park in the second of the six-race Countdown to the Championship playoffs.

U.S. Nationals drama is a taster of what’s to come

The Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals is a huge event in and of itself, but it also set the field for the six-race Countdown to the 2016 Championship. Annie Proffit looks ahead.

Force, Worsham, Skillman and Hines race to winner’s circle at NHRA Nationals

Final finish order (1-16) at the 35th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.

Hagan earns No. 1 spot with world record performance at Brainerd

Brown, Nobile and Sampey also top qualifiers at Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals

Torrence, Worsham, Butner and Savoie lead friday qualifying at Sonoma Nationals in Wine Country

Friday's results after the first two of four rounds of qualifying for the 29th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway,

C. Force, Torrence, Enders and Hines lead Friday qualifying at Mile-High Nationals at Denver

Friday's results after the first two of four rounds of qualifying for the 37th annual Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway,

Force, Capps, Gray and Smith lead qualifying at Route 66 Raceway in Chicago

Friday's results after the first two of four rounds of qualifying for the 19th annual K&N Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway,

Norwalk yields fourth win of 2016 for Capps

Ron Capps' mid-season dominance continued in the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Norwalk, Ohio, as Shawn Langdon (Top Fuel), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also won.

Johnson and Langdon take first wins of season

Tommy Johnson Jr. raced to his first Funny Car victory of the season at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway, with Shawn Langdon taking Top Fuel honors and Jason Line conquering Pro Stock.

Langdon ready for a serious title run

Changing teams midseason made for a very stressful 2015 for former NHRA Top Fuel champion Shawn Langdon. However, at Don Schumacher Racing, he's got every chance to reclaim that TF crown.

Two-time Top Fuel World Champion Antron Brown ready to defend Crown

The 56th annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals will start on February 11 at historic Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Worsham and Hines earn NHRA Mello Yello Series World Championship titles

Langdon, A. Johnson And Krawiec join Worsham as event winners at Auto Club NHRA finals

Langdon picked up by Don Schumacher Racing

With Alan Johnson Racing suspending operations, Shawn Langdon found himself on the outside looking in - but not for long.

Alan Johnson Racing suspends operations

The six-time NHRA Top Fuel champions cite a lack of funding for the reason behind the decision.

Top Fuel's Connolly is eager to continue the good string at NHRA Carolina Nationals

Now Dave Connolly has a chance to race for his first NHRA world championship.

Crampton, Hight, Enders and Krawiec race to victories in Brainerd

Antron Brown set the Top Fuel elapsed time record at 3.680 seconds and Jack Beckman set the Funny Car mark at 3.901 seconds.

Beckman, Langdon, Gray and Hines are quickest qualifiers on Friday at Brainerd

Shawn Langdon, Shane Gray and Andrew Hines were qualifying leaders in their categories

Johnson Jr., Todd and Mcgaha race to victories at Northwest Nationals

Three home victories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event near Seattle.

Traxxas Nitro Shootout fields nearly full

The NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootout awards $100,000 to the winners in both the Top Fuel and Funny Car events.

Torrence looking forward to Texas race in NHRA

Top Fuel driver wants to end losing streak at home.

Force, Crampton and Enders-Stevens winners at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

NHRA Mello Yello Series results Sunday from Las Vegas

Enders-Stevens wins specialty K&N horsepower challenge at Las Vegas

Todd, Hagan and Line secure No. 1 qualifiers.

Hagan, Line and Todd lead NHRA Las Vegas qualifying

Charlotte winner Beckman qualifies second.

Top Fuel star Antron Brown credits strong team for overall success heading to Las Vegas

Brown’s success in Charlotte indicates just a small slice of the immense success the Don Schumacher Racing team has enjoyed in 2015.

Beckman, Brown, Morgan and Hines race to victories at Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway

Results from the unique event that features NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series teams racing in a four-lane configuration...

C. Force, Todd, Mcgaha and Arana Jr. race to No. 1 qualifying positions at NHRA Four Wide-Nationals

Courtney Force moved from the 16th spot to first with the quickest Funny Car run of the weekend at the controls of her 10,000-horsepower Traxxas Chevy Camaro SS.

Pro Stock motorcycle veteran Karen Stoffer aims for more positive steps

Karen Stoffer never missed a beat in Gainesville, but PSM veteran do not not competed since 2013.

John Force Racing ready for Charlotte

Team looks to turn around tough season.

NHRA ramps up at Gainesville this weekend

It’s one of those “givens” that the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season really starts at Gainesville. All four professional categories - Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle - compete at the same dragstrip for the first time this year.

Hagan, Schumacher and Brogdon race to victories in Phoenix

Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel) and Rodger Brogdon (Pro Stock) also were winners of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event near Phoenix.

Schumacher, Hagan and Enders-Stevens race to No. 1 qualifying positions at Phoenix

Tony Schumacher: “It is great that we went down the track on all four runs and got every point except one,”

Three-time Top Fuel world champ Larry Dixon welcomes return to Nationals in Phoenix

Dixon is competing in a full-time role for the first time since 2011.

Langdon, C. Force and Enders-Stevens earn no. 1 qualifying positions at Pomona

Shawn Langdon set the track record for time with a performance of 3.700-seconds at 328.30 mph in the Knuckle Sandwich/AJPE dragster.

NHRA Friday notebook: Pomona

News and notes from Friday's action at Pomona with Motorsport.com's Anne Proffit.

Kalitta, Johnson Jr. and Line lead qualifying at Pomona

Doug Kalitta raced to the qualifying lead in Top Fuel during Friday qualifying at the 55th annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals.

NHRA to reward oil-free runs

An added incentive for teams to avoid oil-downs.

Dave Connolly prepares for jump from Pro Stock to Top Fuel

How will the change from Pro Stock to Top Fuel effect the veteran driver?

Top Fuel driver J.R. Todd heading to season-opening at Pomona

J.R. Todd will start the 2015 season back at the historic drag racing venue in Southern California.

Reigning Pro Stock World Champion Enders-Stevens remains focused in 2015 heading to Winternationals

Erica Enders-Stevens enters the first race of her Pro Stock career with the “No. 1” on the side of her Elite Motorsports Chevy Camaro.

Alan Johnson Racing for Winternational win

There’s some good news for lovers of 10,000 horsepower NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel cars. 

Dave Connolly eager for Top Fuel debut at NHRA Winternationals

The longtime Pro Stock star is more than thrilled to experience his first race behind the wheel of his 10,000-horsepower C&J Energy Services dragster.

Al-Anabi loses funding from Qatar Racing Club

The NHRA team has been hit with some unexpected news today.

Richie Crampton in the running for rookie of the year award

U.S. Nationals winner one of six nominees.

Ender-Stevens, Hagan take Pro Stock and Funny Car titles with Pomona wins

Tony Schumacher, Andrew Hines wrap up Top Fuel and Pro Stock Motorcycle championships early.

Schumacher locks up eighth Top Fuel title at Pomona

Funny Car, Pro Stock titles to be decided in today's finals.

Kalitta, Johnson fastest in Top Fuel and Funny Car qualifying

Shane Gray and Hector Arana Jr. also top qualifying at Pomona finale.

NHRA closes out season at Pomona with championships on the line

Funny car points battle will be decided between Force and Hagan.

Robert Hight back where season started, at Pomona

John Force Racing driver wants to close out 2014 on a high note.

Las Vegas lucky for Massey, Worsham and Enders-Stevens

Andrew Hines all but clinches bike title with one race left.

Crampton, J. Force, Enders-Stevens and Savoie top leaderboard after friday qualifying at Las Vegas

John Force raced to the qualifying lead Friday at the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.