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Successful test prepares John Force for critical Eastern Swing

Even though John Force ran well at times during the last race in Topeka, that first-round loss to Bob Tasca III told the 16-time Funny Car champ that his car wasn’t exactly like he wanted it. So, the team spent a day testing at Lucas Oil Raceway, and Indy Bureau Chief John Kernan says Force left Indy with a lot of confidence.
24 May 2017
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01:18
Even though John Force ran well at times during the last race in Topeka, that first-round loss to Bob Tasca III told the 16-time Funny Car champ that his car wasn’t exactly like he wanted it.  So, the team spent a day testing at Lucas Oil…
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Roundtable: Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals pre-race preview

NHRA's John Kernan, Amanda Busick, and Lewis Bloom preview the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties at Heartland Park Topeka, race No. 8 of the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
19 May 2017
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05:19
NHRA's John Kernan, Amanda Busick, and Lewis Bloom preview the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties at Heartland Park Topeka, race No. 8 of the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
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Texas-sized confidence driving Steve Torrence

With his confidence at an all-time high, Steve Torrence heads to Topeka looking for three straight wins after back-to-back wins in Charlotte and Atlanta. He joins Amanda Busick and Lewis Bloom via Skype in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s to talk about his hot streak.
15 May 2017
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10:21
With his confidence at an all-time high, Steve Torrence heads to Topeka looking for three straight wins after back-to-back wins in Charlotte and Atlanta.  From his Capco office in Kilgore, Texas, the self-funded driver joins Amanda Busick…
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Brittany Force’s team heading to Topeka with renewed confidence

After struggles at recent races, Brittany Force's Top Fuel team tested at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis. Indy Bureau Chief John Kernan reports from the track.
11 May 2017
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01:21
Even with a newly designed front half on her Top Fuel dragster, Brittany Force continued to struggle in Atlanta. The team smoked the tires early in qualifying and in a first-round loss.   Despite the limited data, her team was able to…
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NHRA Today roundtable: Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals preview

Special guest Tony Pedregon joins John Kernan, Lewis Bloom, and Amanda Busick in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s to preview the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties.
11 May 2017
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07:41
With only one weekend off before Topeka, how are nitro and Pro Stock teams gearing up for the eighth race of the 2017 season? Special guest Tony Pedregon joins John Kernan, Lewis Bloom, and Amanda Busick in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by…
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Crew Chief Confidential: NHRA Four-Wide Nationals

NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom caught up with Rahn Tobler, crew chief for Ron Capps, after his big Funny car win last weekend at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals in Charlotte, as well as Bobby Lagana, co-crew chief for Top Fuel winner Steve Torrence. 
03 May 2017
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02:26
NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom caught up with Rahn Tobler, crew chief for Ron Capps, after his big Funny car win last weekend at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals in Charlotte, as well as Bobby Lagana, co-crew chief for Top Fuel winner Steve Torrence.…
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NHRA Today roundtable: Previewing the Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals

Indianapolis Bureau Chief John Kernan joined Lewis Bloom via Skype in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s to recap last weekend’s NHRA Four-Wide Nationals and look ahead to this weekend’s Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
03 May 2017
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06:08
Indianapolis Bureau Chief John Kernan joined Lewis Bloom via Skype in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s to recap last weekend’s NHRA Four-Wide Nationals and look ahead to this weekend’s Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta…
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JFR works overtime to give Brittany Force a new car for Atlanta

A day after a disappointing first-round loss at the Four-Wide Nationals John Force Racing’s fab shop was hard at work replacing the front half of Brittany Force’s Top Fuel dragster in anticipation of this weekend's Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals in Atlanta.
02 May 2017
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01:36
A day after a disappointing first-round loss at the Four-Wide Nationals John Force Racing’s fab shop was hard at work replacing the front half of Brittany Force’s Top Fuel dragster in anticipation of this weekend's Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals…
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Lagana prepares for return to Top Fuel cockpit in Charlotte

Top Fuel racer Dom Lagana joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom via Skype in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s to talk about his first race in 2017, the upcoming NHRA Four-Wide Nationals.
28 Apr 2017
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08:30
Top Fuel racer Dom Lagana joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom via Skype in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s to talk about his first race in 2017, the upcoming NHRA Four-Wide Nationals. Lagana returns to Top Fuel competition in…
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NHRA Today Roundtable: NHRA Four-Wide Nationals preview

From the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s, NHRA’s Lewis Bloom and John Kernan preview this weekend’s NHRA Four-Wide Nationals.
27 Apr 2017
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07:38
From the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s, NHRA’s Lewis Bloom and John Kernan preview this weekend’s NHRA Four-Wide Nationals. Teams that ran well in Houston head to the unique four-wide event with high hopes because they gathered…
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NHRA Today Roundtable: Houston preview

John Kernan joins Lewis Bloom and Amanda Busick for in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John's to discuss the upcoming NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway, talking about Brittany Force, Funny Car drivers currently outside of the top 10, and even Deric Kramer's love of fencing (yes, fencing!). 
20 Apr 2017
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06:22
After two weekends off, the 2017 NHRA season returns to Houston for the 30th annual NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway. As the first of three back-to-back races, how important is it for drivers to start finding their groove at the fifth…
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Enders excited about SpringNationals homecoming to Royal Purple Raceway

Two-time NHRA Pro Stock champ Erica Enders joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom via Skype in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s to discuss the upcoming NHRA SpringNationals outside of Houston, where she grew up.
18 Apr 2017
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05:41
Two-time NHRA Pro Stock champ Erica Enders joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom via Skype in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s to discuss her excitement about NHRA’s next stop on tour at Royal Purple Raceway for the NHRA…
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Kalitta Motorsports looking forward to addition of third Top Fuel team in Houston

Jim Oberhofer, Kalitta Motorsports Vice President of Operations, joined NHRA’s Amanda Buisck via Skype in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio presented by Papa John’s to talk about the team’s addition of a third Top Fuel dragster, driven by Shawn Langdon, and Kalitta Motorsport’s history of success in Houston, site of this weekend’s NHRA SpringNationals.
17 Apr 2017
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07:04
Jim Oberhofer, Kalitta Motorsports Vice President of Operations, joined NHRA’s Amanda Buisck via Skype in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio presented by Papa John’s to talk about the team’s addition of a third Top Fuel dragster, driven by Shawn Langdon,…
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Between race wins, Pritchett keeps a busy schedule of activities

Leah Pritchett joined NHRA reporters Amanda Busick and Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s via Skype to talk about her very busy schedule, encompassing everything from new-car premieres to street-car madness and racing her Papa John’s-sponsored Top Fueler.
13 Apr 2017
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08:34
Leah Pritchett joined NHRA reporters Amanda Busick and Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s via Skype to talk about her very busy schedule.  Pritchett recently was in New York City for the unveiling of the new…
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NHRA Today Roundtable: SpringNationals preview

With two weekends off before the 30th annual NHRA SpringNationals in Houston, teams are back in their shops working on improvements ahead of the fifth race of the 2017 NHRA season. Indianapolis correspondent John Kernan joins Lewis Bloom and Amanda Busick on NHRA Today delivered by Papa John’s with details.
13 Apr 2017
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07:03
With two weekends off before the 30th annual NHRA SpringNationals in Houston, teams are back in their shops working on improvements ahead of the fifth race of the 2017 NHRA season. Indianapolis correspondent John Kernan joins Lewis Bloom and Amanda…
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Brown talks Vegas win, Top Gear hosting, and racing with his sons

Antron Brown joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s via Skype to talk about his recent win at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas, his newest day job as a co-presenter on BBC America’s Top Gear America, and Jr. Dragster racing with his family.
12 Apr 2017
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08:32
Antron Brown joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s via Skype to talk about his recent win at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas, his newest day job as a co-presenter on BBC America’s…
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Vandergriff tests in anticipation of return to Top Fuel racing

A year after Bob Vandergriff Racing placed its operation in mothballs, the team is ready to race again at the upcoming race in Houston. BVR spent time over the weekend at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis preparing for its return.
10 Apr 2017
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01:32
A year after Bob Vandergriff Racing placed its operation in mothballs, the team is ready to race again at the upcoming race in Houston. BVR spent time over the weekend at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis preparing for its return.  …
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After history-making win, rookie Gray's next goal: 'To win again'

Rookie Tanner Gray joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio via Skype delivered by Papa John’s to talk about his recent Pro Stock win at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals. 
07 Apr 2017
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04:51
Rookie Tanner Gray joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio via Skype delivered by Papa John’s to talk about his recent Pro Stock win at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals.  In just his fourth start in his young Pro…
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Langdon discusses the move to Kalitta Motorsports

Kalitta Motorsports released news today that Shawn Langdon would join as the third Top Fuel driver on their team. The former DSR driver joined Amanda Busick on NHRA Today delivered by Papa John’s to discuss his surprising move to Kalitta Motorsports.
06 Apr 2017
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NHRA Today™
07:53
Beginning in Houston, Shawn Langdon will drive a third Top Fuel car for Kalitta Motorsports. The 2013 Top Fuel world champ will be tuned by Connie Kalitta and will race the remainder of the 2017 season. How did this transition come about and how…
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NHRA Today Roundtable: Spring Vegas recap

There were two new winners for the season and one first-time winner at the fourth race of the 2017 NHRA season, so what did we learn from the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals? John Kernan joins Lewis Bloom and Amanda Busick for Thursday’s Roundtable from the Wally Parks NHRA Studios delivered by Papa John’s.
06 Apr 2017
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NHRA Today™
07:05
There were two new winners for the season and one first-time winner at the fourth race of the 2017 NHRA season, so what did we learn from the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals? John Kernan joins Lewis Bloom and Amanda Busick with updates on Tommy…
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NHRA Today Roundtable: Las Vegas preview

From the Wally Parks NHRA Studios delivered by Papa John’s, NHRA reporters Lewis Bloom, Amanda Busick and John Kernan preview the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas.
31 Mar 2017
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06:33
From the Wally Parks NHRA Studios delivered by Papa John’s, NHRA reporters Lewis Bloom, Amanda Busick and John Kernan preview the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas.  
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NHRA Today: Gladstone talks about his hot start in Gainesville and more

Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Joey Gladstone joined NHRA reporters Amanda Busick and Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s via Skype to talk about his results so far and plans for 2017.
30 Mar 2017
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10:15
Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Joey Gladstone joined NHRA reporters Amanda Busick and Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s via Skype to talk about his results so far and plans for 2017. Gladstone is a second-generation…
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Schumacher and Force head to Vegas with momentum

After winning at Gainesville both Tony Schumacher and John Force head to Las Vegas with momentum on their side. Indianapolis bureau chief John Kernan stopped by the DSR and JFR shops to see how they plan to keep that momentum rolling.
28 Mar 2017
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01:47
After winning at Gainesville both Tony Schumacher and John Force head to Las Vegas with momentum on their side. Indianapolis bureau chief John Kernan stopped by the DSR and JFR shops to see how they plan to keep that momentum rolling.
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One veteran, one rookie, two learning curves

One veteran, one rookie but both J.R. Todd and Troy Coughlin Jr. are striving to tackle the learning curve in their new rides this season. Lewis Bloom and Amanda Busick made a field trip to Toyota Headquarters in Torrance, Calif., to catch up with the Kalitta teammates for NHRA Today delivered by Papa John's.
28 Mar 2017
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NHRA Today™
03:38
One veteran, one rookie but both J.R. Todd and Troy Coughlin Jr. are striving to tackle the learning curve in their new rides this season. Lewis Bloom and Amanda Busick made a field trip to Toyota Headquarters in Torrance, Calif., to catch up…
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NHRA Today roundtable: Breaking down the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals

The Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, race three of the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, went into the history books last weekend in Gainesville, Fla. NHRA’s John Kernan joined Amanda Busick and Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio via Skype delivered by Papa John’s to break down the happenings of the historic event.
24 Mar 2017
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NHRA Today™
10:15
Three races into the 2017 Mello Yello NHRA season, so what did we learn from the East Coast Opener? John Kernan joins Amanda Busick and Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks Studio delivered by Papa John's for NHRA Today's Roundtable. Gainesville, Fla…
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Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain fires up DeJoria's Funny Car

In a special edition of NHRA Today delivered by Papa John’s on location at Gainesville Raceway, NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom talks with Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain, who got to warm up Alexis DeJoria’s Funny Car prior to the team’s first test run on Monday.
22 Mar 2017
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03:47
In a special edition of NHRA Today delivered by Papa John’s on location at Gainesville Raceway, NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom talks with Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain, who got to warm up Alexis DeJoria’s Funny Car prior to the team’s first test run…
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Crew Chief Confidential: The Monday Nationals

Many times throughout the season, teams will stay after the completion of an NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event to test on Monday, a gathering commonly called the “Monday Nationals” by the teams. NHRA’s Lewis Bloom checked in with a number of crew chiefs testing Monday at Gainesville Raceway to ask about their weekends and the reason for their testing.
21 Mar 2017
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NHRA Today™, Crew Chief Confidential
04:52
Many times throughout the season, teams will stay after the completion of an NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event to test on Monday, a gathering commonly called the “Monday Nationals” by the teams. NHRA’s Lewis Bloom checked in with a number of…
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