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Brooks sees better times ahead for Pedregon’s Funny Car

Cruz Pedregon made a major change during the offseason, including hiring Aaron Brooks to tune his Funny Car. Indianapolis Bureau Chief John Kernan checked in with Brooks on their progress.
16 Mar 2017
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NHRA Today™
03:15
Cruz Pedregon made a major change during the offseason, including hiring Aaron Brooks to tune his Funny Car.   Brooks, who last tuned a Funny Car several years ago, told Indianapolis Bureau Chief John Kernan the performance isn’t there yet,…
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McMillen’s team heading to Gainesville with high hopes

Last year, Terry McMillen made his first Top Fuel final-round appearance at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals and crew chief Rob Wendland has nothing but high hopes heading into this year’s event.
16 Mar 2017
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NHRA Today™
03:14
Last year, Terry McMillen made his first Top Fuel final-round appearance at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Two races into this season, McMillen’s “new” car is responding well to tuning calls made by crew chief Rob Wendland, and during a…
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NHRA Today Roundtable: The East Coast opener

The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series heads east to Gainesville for the 48th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. John Kernan joins Amanda Busick and Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks Studio via Skype delivered by Papa John's to preview what's ahead in the Sunshine state.
16 Mar 2017
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NHRA Today™
07:02
As Top Fuel, Funny Car, and Pro Stock competitors continue to find their groove in a new season, drivers will look to use race No. 3 on the schedule to continue the fine-tuning of their team's, cars, and on-track performances. Pro Stock Motorcycle…
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Hines and Krawiec ready to go for 200 mph at Pro Stock Motorcycle season opener

The Vance and Hines team of Andrew Hines and Eddie Krawiec have spent the off-season working on a number of things to make their Pro Stock Motorcycles more consistent and faster. Indy Bureau Chief John Kernan stopped by the shop recently and found out that this could be the year the bikes finally break the 200-mph barrier.
15 Mar 2017
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NHRA Today™
02:43
The Vance and Hines team of Andrew Hines and Eddie Krawiec have spent the off-season working on a number of things to make their Pro Stock Motorcycles more consistent and faster. Indy Bureau Chief John Kernan stopped by the shop recently and found…
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Brittany Force and team looking for a Gators repeat performance

Brittany Force and her team, led by Brian Husen, head to Gainesville just like last year, following a runner-up finish to Leah Pritchett at Phoenix.  Indy Bureau Chief John Kernan caught up with Husen, who believes momentum could be on their side.
15 Mar 2017
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NHRA Today™
02:26
Last year Brittany Force won her first career Top Fuel race at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, and this year it feels like deja vu all over again.  Force and her team, led by Brian Husen, head to Gainesville just like last year…
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Catching up with Alex Laughlin

Two races into the 2017 NHRA season, fans may be wondering where Pro Stock's Alex Laughlin has been hiding. The Gas Monkey driver joined Amanda Busick in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio via Skype delivered by Papa John’s to discuss his upcoming Gatornationals debut in Top Alcohol Dragster and more.
14 Mar 2017
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05:05
After racing a full season in Pro Stock last year, Alex Laughlin has his 2017 sights set on his dream of driving Top Fuel. After failing to qualify at the Gainesville regional last weekend, the Gas Monkey driver returns this weekend for his national…
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Dixon readies for 2017 Top Fuel season debut in Gainesville

For the first time in his 20-plus-year career in Top Fuel, Larry Dixon will compete in a car he owns. Dixon joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio via Skype delivered by Papa John’s to discuss this major step in his drag racing career.
14 Mar 2017
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NHRA Today™
09:29
For the first time in his 20-plus-year career in Top Fuel, Larry Dixon will compete in a car he owns. That all starts for Dixon at the Amalie Motor Oil Gatornationals this week at historic Gainesville Raceway. Dixon joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom…
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NHRA Today: The 2017 March Meet

While the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series was on break after the NHRA Arizona Nationals, much of the drag racing world turned its attention to Auto Club Famoso Raceway and the 59th annual Good Vibrations March Meet, one of the oldest and most prestigious drag races in the country.
14 Mar 2017
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NHRA Today™
02:47
While the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series was on break after the NHRA Arizona Nationals, much of the drag racing world turned its attention to the home of nostalgia drag racing, Auto Club Famoso Raceway, and one of the oldest and most…
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NHRA Today: Beckman's clutch problem -- what went wrong and what went right

During eliminations at the NHRA Arizona Nationals, Jack Beckman's Infinite Hero Funny Car suffered a clutch malfunction. Indy bureau chief John Kernan checked in via Skype delivered by Papa John's with Lewis Bloom at the Wally Parks NHRA Studio after interviewing crew chief John Medlen, who explained what went wrong and the safety measures in place in case of such a failure.
06 Mar 2017
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NHRA Today™
03:16
During the first round of eliminations at the NHRA Arizona Nationals, Jack Beckman's Infinite Hero Funny Car suffered a clutch malfunction during the burnout. Indy bureau chief John Kernan checked in via Skype delivered by Papa John's with Lewis…
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NHRA Today roundtable: Looking ahead to the Gatornationals

After two races out west, the countdown to the East Coast opener is on as drivers and teams head east for the 48th annual Amalie Motor Oil Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla. Amanda Busick, Lewis Bloom and John Kernan get you caught up on news and notes on NHRA Today's Roundtable from the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s.
03 Mar 2017
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NHRA Today™
06:02
The Countdown to the 48th annual Amalie Motor Oil Gatornationals is on as the NHRA heads east to Gainesville, Fla., when fans will witness competition in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle, Pro Mod, and Sportsman racing,…
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No rest for Pritchett, Hagan teams despite western sweep

Both Leah Pritchett’s and Matt Hagan’s teams opened the season by sweeping the first two Top Fuel and Funny Car events, in Pomona and Phoenix. The teams arrived home mid-week and as Indy Bureau Chief John Kernan found out, the victory celebrations are over for now.
02 Mar 2017
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NHRA Today™
02:56
Both Leah Pritchett’s and Matt Hagan’s teams opened the season by sweeping the first two Top Fuel and Funny Car events, in Pomona and Phoenix.  The teams arrived home mid-week and as Indy Bureau Chief John Kernan found out, the victory…
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From the Driver's Seat, with Erica Enders

Putting the troubles of last season behind her, two-time Pro Stock World Champion Erica Enders joins Lewis Bloom and Amanda Busick via Skype in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s to discuss her new/old ride, her preparations for upcoming Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, and more.
02 Mar 2017
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NHRA Today™
06:04
After coming off of back-to-back championships in 2014 and 2015, Erica Enders would raise no Wallys last season and face year-long disappointment and adversity in the switch to EFI. Now seated back in her 2014 championship-winning Chevy, a renewed…
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NHRA Arizona Nationals recap

NHRA on FOX announcers Dave Rieff and Tony Pedregon recap the NHRA Arizona Nationals, race two of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series from Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.
28 Feb 2017
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02:46
NHRA on FOX announcers Dave Rieff and Tony Pedregon recap the NHRA Arizona Nationals, race two of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series from Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.
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Catching up with Whit Bazemore

There are few drivers in NHRA history with a stronger opinion about the sport than Whit Bazemore, who shares his thoughts about the Circle K NHRA Winternationals and the many side stories surrounding the event. (New, expanded interview!)
21 Feb 2017
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NHRA Today™
13:03
There are few drivers in NHRA history with a stronger opinion about the sport than Whit Bazemore. Bazemore, who has driven both Funny Cars and Top Fuel cars in his long career and won 20 races in Funny Car including two at the Chevrolet Performance…
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Persistent McMillen keeps moving forward in pursuit of Top Fuel success

Top Fuel racer Terry McMillen joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom in the NHRA Wally Parks Studio delivered by Papa John’s via Skype from his home in Indiana to talk about the start of the 2017 season racing.
20 Feb 2017
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NHRA Today™
04:41
Do you know who was the first driver in 2017 to score a round-win in the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series? The answer to that trivia question is Top Fuel racer Terry McMillen, who joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom in the NHRA Wally Parks Studio…
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NHRA Today roundtable: NHRA Arizona Nationals preview

As teams move on from the Circle K NHRA Winternationals and begin to prep for the NHRA Arizona Nationals in Phoenix, Amanda Busick, Lewis Bloom and John Kernan catch you up on what's happening in drag racing land.
17 Feb 2017
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NHRA Today™
05:35
As teams move on from the Circle K NHRA Winternationals and begin to prep for the NHRA Arizona Nationals in Phoenix, Amanda Busick, Lewis Bloom and John Kernan catch you up on what's happening in drag racing land. In this week’s roundtable from the…
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NHRA Today Roundtable: What did we learn in Pomona?

Has parity returned to Pro Stock? Is 2017 the year of the Funny Car? And why there is no room for mistakes in Top Fuel this season. John Kernan joins Amanda Busick and Lewis Bloom in the NHRA Wally Parks Studio delivered by Papa John’s.
16 Feb 2017
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NHRA Today™
06:05
Has parity returned to Pro Stock? Is 2017 the year of the Funny Car? And why there is no room for mistakes in Top Fuel this season. John Kernan joins Amanda Busick and Lewis Bloom in the NHRA Wally Parks Studio delivered by Papa John’s to recap the…
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Pritchett, Schumacher Valentine's Day tweets up the ante

Tuesday was Valentine’s Day, and the "love" was being shared throughout the drag racing Twitterverse, especially between Don Schumacher Racing Top Fuel teammates Leah Pritchett and Tony Schumacher.
15 Feb 2017
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NHRA Today™
05:08
Tuesday was Valentine’s Day, and the "love" was being shared throughout the drag racing Twitterverse, especially between Don Schumacher Racing Top Fuel teammates Leah Pritchett and Tony Schumacher after their semifinal race at the Circle K NHRA…
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NHRA Today: Testing, from the crew chief's perspective

Teams took to the track last weekend at the Nitro Spring Training in Arizona. NHRA reporter Lewis Boom caught up with crew chiefs Jimmy Prock, Jim Oberhofer, and Dickie Venables to check on their progress.
08 Feb 2017
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NHRA Today™
03:06
Teams took to the track last weekend at the Nitro Spring Training test at Wild Horse Pass Raceway in Arizona. NHRA reporter Lewis Boom caught up with crew chiefs Jimmy Prock, Jim Oberhofer, and Dickie Venables to check on their progress.…
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NHRA Today roundtable: Defending the crown

If you had to predict which of the 2016 Mello Yello NHRA champions will repeat this season what would be your answer? Our experts weigh in.
02 Feb 2017
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NHRA Today™
05:58
If you had to predict which of the 2016 Mello Yello NHRA champions will repeat this season what would be your answer? That was the subject of the NHRA Today latest round table discussion between NHRA reporters Amanda Busick, John Kernan and Lewis…
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Worsham gears up for family assault on Funny Car

Former Mello Yello Funny Car and Top Fuel champion Del Worsham stopped by the NHRA Wally Parks Studio delivered by Papa John's to talk with NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom about the 2017 season.
01 Feb 2017
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05:00
Former Mello Yello Funny Car and Top Fuel champion Del Worsham stopped by the NHRA Wally Parks Studio delivered by Papa John's to talk with NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom about the 2017 season.   One of the biggest surprises of the winter came…
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Campbell eager to begin driving for legendary owner Dunn

Jim Campbell, the new driver for Jim Dunn Racing, stopped by the NHRA Wally Parks Studio delivered by Papa John's to talk about his new role driving for the legend and about the season ahead.
31 Jan 2017
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04:16
'Jim Campbell, the new driver for Jim Dunn Racing, stopped by the NHRA Wally Parks Studio delivered by Papa John's to talk with NHRA’s Amanda Busick about his new role driving for the legend of the sport and about the season ahead.  …
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NHRA's Glen Gray discusses new rules changes

NHRA Vice President of Technical Operations Glen Gray discusses his responsibilities in keeping a level playing field, technology, and safety.
30 Jan 2017
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04:50
NHRA Vice President of Technical Operations Glen Gray joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom via Skype from Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis. Gray discusses his responsibilities in keeping a level playing field, technology, and safety.   Gray…
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NHRA Today roundtable: The crew chief shuffle

The 2016-17 NHRA off-season has proven to be especially "silly" for the crew chiefs. NHRA's Lewis Bloom, John Kernan, and Amanda Busick weigh in from the NHRA Wally Parks Studio.
28 Jan 2017
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NHRA Today™
05:24
The 2016-17 NHRA off-season has proven to be especially "silly" for the crew chiefs and Jimmy Prock's shocking return to John Force Racing was just the beginning. From changing owners, switching teams and radical new hires, who will come out on top…
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Nitro Spring Training preview

NHRA Nitro Spring Training is set to begin next week. NHRA’s Indy bureau John Kernan checked in with some of the crew chiefs to see what’s on their agendas as they prepare to head west.
27 Jan 2017
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NHRA Today™
02:14
NHRA Nitro Spring Training is set to begin next week at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park outside of Phoenix as the Top Fuel and Funny Car teams of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series get ready for the season-opening Circle K NHRA Winternationals…
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NHRA Today: Tim Wilkerson looks ahead to new season

NHRA fan favorite Funny Car driver Tim Wilkerson checked in via Skype with NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom at the Wally Parks NHRA Studio as he prepares for the start of the 2017 Mello Yello season.
25 Jan 2017
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NHRA Today™
04:49
NHRA fan favorite Funny Car driver Tim Wilkerson checked in via Skype with NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom at the Wally Parks NHRA Studio as he prepares for the start of the 2017 Mello Yello Drag Racing season.   Wilkerson offered a quick…
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NHRA Today: Jack Beckman discusses offseason changes

Former Funny Car world champ Jack Beckman stopped by the Wally Parks NHRA Studio to talk about the changes to his team over the winter, including a new tuning team, and takes a look at the year ahead.
25 Jan 2017
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NHRA Today™
04:17
Former Funny Car world champ Jack Beckman stopped by the Wally Parks NHRA Studio to talk with Amanda Busick about the changes to his Infinite Hero team over the winter, including a new tuning team, and takes a look at the season ahead.
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NHRA Today: NHRA's Graham Light discusses new points policies

NHRA’s Senior Vice President of Racing Operations Graham Light stopped by the Wally Parks NHRA Studio to chat with NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom about some of the rule changes for the 2017 season. 
20 Jan 2017
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05:18
NHRA’s Senior Vice President of Racing Operations Graham Light stopped by the Wally Parks NHRA Studio to chat with NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom about some of the rule changes for the 2017 season announced recently.  Some of the highlights of…
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NHRA Today roundtable: Who's in the driver's seat

NHRA reporters Amanda Busick, John Kernan and Lewis Bloom discuss some of the big “Silly Season” news so far as teams get ready for the Circle K NHRA Winternationals.
18 Jan 2017
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NHRA Today™
07:04
NHRA reporters Amanda Busick, John Kernan and Lewis Bloom discuss some of the big “Silly Season” news so far as teams get ready for the Circle K NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona starting. Some of the topics include not only the…
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NHRA Today: Catching up with Ashley Force Hood

16 Jan 2017
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NHRA Today™
04:52
Ashley Force Hood, the first of John Force's Funny Car-racing daughters, visits with NHRA's Amanda Busick in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio to talk about her current video projects with John Force Entertainment, about her racing memories, and the…
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