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Leah Pritchett took her first victory of the season when she conquered Top Fuel at the NHRA Southern Nationals, as Courtney Force, Vincent Nobile and Eddie Krawiec triumphed in Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle respectively.
Richie Crampton scored his first NHRA Top Fuel win for Connie Kalitta and his first victory since 2015 at Gainesville Raceway, as Jack Beckman, Tanner Gray, and Eddie Krawiec conquered Funny Car, Pro Stock and PS Motorcycle categories.
Courtney Force took home the Funny Car victory at the 34th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, as father John was hospitalized after suffering another explosive crash in the preliminaries.
Top Fuel champion Brittany Force has been allowed to return home after a precautionary overnight stay in hospital.
NHRA’s 2018 season-opener for the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, the Lucas Oil Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, saw Doug Kalitta, Matt Hagan and Bo Butner win their classes.
Reigning Top Fuel champion Brittany Force is being kept in hospital overnight after crashing into the walls either side of Pomona’s Auto Club Raceway during NHRA’s Winternationals.
Eight-time Top Fuel champion Tony Schumacher says he’s confident that star Funny Car tuner Mike Neff will adapt well to the demands of dragsters and can examine the U.S. Army car with fresh eyes.
Courtney Force said she was thrilled with her best run in NHRA Spring Training after topping the Funny Car times at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.
The third and final day of NHRA Spring Training at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park near Phoenix saw Leah Pritchett, Matt Hagan and Erica Enders at the top of the speed charts in Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock, respectively.
Courtney Force, Doug Kalitta and Alex Laughlin topped the speed charts after the second day of NHRA’s last test before the opening round.
The first day of NHRA Spring Training at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park saw Antron Brown, Matt Hagan and Erica Enders lead Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock categories respectively.
NHRA has replaced Englishtown with Virginia Motorsports Park, John Force Racing has rearranged its engineering lineup, Leah Pritchett joins the Army, and Pro Stock teams have gained a new facility. Anne Proffit reports.
There will be 23 races on the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series calendar, as Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, NJ has decided to shutter its entire drag racing operations.
Anne Proffit looks back on a season that saw the first female Top Fuel champion for 35 years, John Force Racing's first nitro double, a thrilling three-way Pro Stock battle and a brilliantly dominant run by Eddie Krawiec in PS Motorcycles.
The NHRA Finals at Pomona saw Brittany Force earn John Force Racing’s first ever Top Fuel championship, as teammate Robert Hight earned the squad its 19th Funny Car title in his Chevrolet Camaro.
B. Force, Beckman and Anderson secure No. 1 qualifiers at Auto Club NHRA finals
Friday's results after the first two of four rounds of qualifying for the 53rd annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona