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Tony Pedregon pinch hits for brother Cruz at Indy test

FOX Sports NHRA analyst Tony Pedregon made his first runs in a nitro car since 2015 during a recent test session at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis
12 May 2017
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Two-time NHRA Mello Yello Funny Car world champion Tony Pedregon took a break from his current duties as a color analyst on the NHRA FOX Sports television broadcasts to return to the seat of a 10,000-horsepower nitro Funny Car. Pedregon got the…
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Latest issue of NHRA National Dragster now online (Vol. 58 No. 10)

NHRA National Dragster’s 10th issue of 2017, featuring Houston and Charlotte coverage, is online now for NHRA members, and it’s in the mail to homes and shops around the world.
11 May 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Bo Butner on National Dragster cover
NHRA National Dragster’s 10th issue of 2017, featuring Houston and Charlotte coverage, is online now for NHRA members, and it’s in the mail to homes and shops around the world. After seven near-misses, Bo Butner, a previous winner in…
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NHRA Fan Fest set for Thursday, May 18 in downtown Topeka

NHRA will hold a Fan Fest in downtown Topeka Thursday, May 18, in advance of the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties, featuring autograph sessions and race cars on display.
11 May 2017
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Fan Fest
NHRA will hold a Fan Fest in downtown Topeka Thursday, May 18, in advance of the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties. NHRA stars Leah Pritchett, Matt Hagan, Tommy Johnson Jr., Clay Millican, and Troy Coughlin Jr. are among those…
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NHRA well represented at ACCUS National Motorsports Council caucus

NHRA Senior Vice President-Racing Operations Graham Light, along with NHRA racing stars John and Brittany Force, represented NHRA at the National Motorsports Council of ACCUS, May 2-3, in Washington, D.C.
11 May 2017
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Led by NHRA Senior Vice President-Racing Operations Graham Light, NHRA was well represented at the National Motorsports Council of ACCUS. Sixteen-time NHRA champ John Force was warmly welcomed after being introduced by Congressman Richard Hudson. 3
NHRA Senior Vice President-Racing Operations Graham Light, along with NHRA racing stars John and Brittany Force, represented NHRA at the National Motorsports Council of ACCUS, May 2-3, in Washington, D.C. ACCUS, the Automobile Competition Committee…
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Beckman searching for first season win as tour heads to Topeka

Bringing in a number of new guys to the mix, including two crew chiefs, was part of the changes for the 2017 season but former Funny Car world champion Jack Beckman has started to find his rhythm.
09 May 2017
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Jack Beckman
Adjusting on the fly is nothing new for Jack Beckman, who has worked to adapt to personnel changes almost flawlessly during his standout Funny Car career. Bringing in a number of new guys to the mix, including two crew chiefs, was part of the…
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Rookie Report Card after Atlanta

Pro Stock's Tanner Gray recorded another semifinal appearance, and Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Joey Gladstone tallied a round-win to show the way for the rookie class at the Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals in Atlanta.
09 May 2017
Candida Benson, NHRA.com Managing Editor
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Rookie Report Card
Pro Stock's Tanner Gray recorded another semifinal appearance, and Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Joey Gladstone tallied a round-win to show the way for the rookie class at the Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals in Atlanta. Troy Coughlin Jr. (Top Fuel),…
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Torrence, Capps, Butner, Tonglet score at Southern Nationals

Ron Capps won his third straight Funny Car Wally and Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and LE Tonglet (Pro Stock Motorcycle) won for the second consecutive weekend to highlight the Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals. Bo Butner, who won his first Pro Stock title two weeks ago in Houston, was also victorious at Atlanta Dragway.
07 May 2017
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Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals winners, from left, Steve Torrence, Ron Capps, Bo Butner, and LE Tonglet 5
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Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals Sunday Notebook

News, notes, quotes, and photos from final eliminations at the Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
07 May 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Atlanta Dragway
Features | Results ELIMINATIONS ROUNDS RECAPS TOP FUEL E1 (11:16 a.m…
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Schumacher, Force, Butner, Krawiec nab No. 1 spots at Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals

Courtney Force picked up her fourth straight No. 1 start in Funny Car with a track-record 3.89. Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Bo Butner (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are also low qualifiers in Atlanta.
06 May 2017
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Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals a sellout for Saturday qualifying

For the second consecutive year, NHRA officials announced a sellout for Saturday’s racing at the Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
06 May 2017
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Crowd at Atlanta Dragway
For the second consecutive year, NHRA officials announced a sellout for Saturday’s racing at the Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. Fans from all over the southeast have filled the grandstands and pit areas under ideal weather…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals Saturday Notebook

Qualifying recaps, notes, quotes, and photos from the final day of qualifying at the 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
06 May 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
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John Force
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Sampey leads qualifying; inclement weather shortens Friday’s qualifying in Atlanta

Angelle Sampey is the current No 1. qualifier for Pro Stock Motorcycle at the Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals after a partial qualifying session that was shortened due to inclement weather.
05 May 2017
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Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals Friday Notebook

News and notes from the opening day of the Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals, race seven of 24 on the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.
05 May 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Atlanta Dragway
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Rough start has three-time world champ Sampey focused on good memories in Atlanta

Headed to a track that has brought Angelle Sampey so much success might be just the thing to get some positive momentum on her side. Sampey, a three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion, is a four-time winner at Atlanta Dragway.
05 May 2017
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Angelle Sampey
Headed to a track that has brought Angelle Sampey so much success might be just the thing to get some positive momentum on her side. Sampey, a three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion, is a four-time winner at Atlanta Dragway, the site of this…
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Brown, Capps, Anderson, Krawiec lead Tricky Tipster's Atlanta rankings

A quartet of former world champions -- Antron Brown, Ron Capps, Greg Anderson, and Eddie Krawiec -- are the NHRA National Dragster Tricky Tipster's top picks to claim Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals wins.
04 May 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Antron Brown, Ron Capps, Greg Anderson, and Eddie Krawiec
For more than five decades, NHRA National Dragster's famed Tricky Tipster has tested his prognosticating skills prior to each national event, putting odds on the top eight racers he thinks have the best shot at victory in Tricky Tipster.…
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Schedule change announced for Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals

NHRA officials have adjusted the schedule for the opening day of the Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals on May 5 at Atlanta Dragway, moving qualifying two hours earlier in the day due to predicted low temperatures.
04 May 2017
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Atlanta
NHRA officials have adjusted the schedule for the opening day of the Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals on May 5 at Atlanta Dragway. The updated schedule moves qualifying two hours earlier in the day due to predicted low temperatures.  The…
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After gaining first career Pro Stock win, Butner looking for more in Atlanta

03 May 2017
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Bo Butner
It took more than two years and eight final round appearances before Bo Butner grabbed his first career Pro Stock win two weeks ago in Houston. The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series victory provided relief for Butner, but it also gave the 15-time…
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Worsham returns to site of first win hoping for spark

Returning to the site of his first career NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series win, Del Worsham hopes it provides a spark to a Funny Car season that has not yet gotten on track.
03 May 2017
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Del Worsham
Returning to the site of his first career NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series win, Del Worsham hopes it provides a spark to a Funny Car season that has not yet gotten on track. After a first-round win at the opening race in Pomona in his 10,000-…
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Pritchett to be featured on HLN “Morning Express with Robin Meade”

Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel points leader Leah Pritchett is scheduled to appear as a live guest on the HLN network’s program Morning Express with Robin Meade on May 4.
03 May 2017
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Leah Pritchett
Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel points leader Leah Pritchett is scheduled to appear as a live guest on the HLN network’s program Morning Express with Robin Meade on May 4. The interview will take place in their Atlanta based…
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WFO Radio NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Winners Edition

03 May 2017
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NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Winners Edition featuring Ron Capps, Steve Torrence, Chris McGaha, and L.E. Tonglet. The NHRA’s Alan Reinhart and host Joe Castello recap the event plus ‘Celebrity Rental Car Roundup’ with Ashley Sanford.…
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NHRA Motorsports Museum Executive Director recognized for supporting education in Pomona

02 May 2017
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Larry Fisher, Executive Director of the NHRA Motorsports Museum presented by Automobile Club of Southern California, joined other community leaders who were recognized for their service and support of the students and educational programs of the…
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As tour heads to Atlanta, Palmer thrilled with constant improvement

It might be Scott Palmer’s most aggressive season to date in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series in terms of participation, but a controlled approach is currently the Top Fuel veteran’s main objective early in the 2017 season.
02 May 2017
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Scott Palmer
It might be Scott Palmer’s most aggressive season to date in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series in terms of participation, but a controlled approach is currently the Top Fuel veteran’s main objective early in the 2017 season. While that…
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Rookie Report Card after Charlotte

The 2017 rookie class continued its solid early season with Jonnie Lindberg (Funny Car), Tanner Gray (Pro Stock), and Joey Gladstone (Pro Stock Motorcycle) all making it out of the first round of competition at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals.
02 May 2017
Candida Benson, NHRA.com Managing Editor
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Charlotte Rookie Report Card
The 2017 rookie class continued its solid early season with Jonnie Lindberg (Funny Car), Tanner Gray (Pro Stock), and Joey Gladstone (Pro Stock Motorcycle) all making it out of the first round of competition at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals. In…
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The Pilgrimage, featuring radial tire racers, to participate at NHRA New England Nationals

Radial tire racers from the Northeast will take part in ‘The Pilgrimage’ on June 2 during the NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway. 
01 May 2017
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Radial tire racers from the Northeast will take part in ‘The Pilgrimage’ on June 2 during the NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway.  The Pilgrimage will pit racers in the New England X275 vs. X275 in an eight-car grudge match…
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NHRA fans, supporters encouraged to show their support for the RPM Act

NHRA fans and supporters are encouraged to show their support for the RPM Act, legislation intended to protect the right to convert a regular car into a racecar to be used only at racetracks.
01 May 2017
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NHRA
NHRA fans and supporters are encouraged to show their support for the RPM Act, legislation intended to protect the right to convert a regular car into a racecar to be used only at racetracks. The Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of…
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Torrence, Capps, McGaha, Tonglet collect NHRA Four-Wide Nationals wins

Steve Torrence, Ron Capps, Chris McGaha, and L.E. Tonglet shared the winner's circle during the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMax Dragway.
30 Apr 2017
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NHRA Four-Wide Nationals champs L.E. Tonglet, Chris McGaha, Ron Capps, and Steve Torrence 5
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NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Sunday Notebook

Steve Torrence, Ron Capps, Chris McGaha, and LE Tonglet shared the winner's circle during the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMax Dragway. Mike Castellana was also crowned the winner of the first-ever four-wide event for the J&A Services Pro Mod series.
30 Apr 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Millican, C. Force, Coughlin, Savoie hold on to top qualifying spots in Charlotte

Clay Millican (Top Fuel), Courtney Force (Funny Car), Jeg Coughlin Jr. (Pro Stock), and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) all held onto their Friday No. 1 qualifying spots and will lead their respective fields into battle Sunday at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
29 Apr 2017
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NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Saturday Notebook

Clay Millican (Top Fuel), Courtney Force (Funny Car), Jeg Coughlin Jr. (Pro Stock), and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) all held onto their Friday No. 1 qualifying spots and will lead their respective fields into battle Sunday at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
29 Apr 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Millican, C. Force, Coughlin, and Savoie lead Four-Wide Nationals Friday qualifying

Clay Millican, Courtney Force, Jeg Coughlin Jr., and Jerry Savoie are the leaders after two rounds of professional qualifying at the Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
28 Apr 2017
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Courtney Force
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