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Torrence sets up championship run with Indy test

Just five days after surviving a vicious crash and engine explosion at the Texas Motorplex, Top Fuel points leader Steve Torrence was back in the driver’s seat Friday at Lucas Oil Raceway.
20 Oct 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
NHRA Today™
02:46
Just five days after surviving a vicious crash and engine explosion at the Texas Motorplex, Top Fuel points leader Steve Torrence was back in the driver’s seat Friday at Lucas Oil Raceway. The team had replaced everything from behind the driver’s…
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Force vs. Pedregon 1992, Part 2

From forgotten interviews and smashed Happy Meal toys, more notes from one of the most intriguing points battles in NHRA history.
20 Oct 2017
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
DRAGSTER Insider
Cruz Pedregon
I had a lot of fun last week reliving the story of the tumultuous 1992 season-long battle between John Force and Cruz Pedregon for Funny Car supremacy –- capped by their crazy Dallas final round -- and judging by the volume of email, so did a lot of…
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Behind the Numbers: Torrence confident as Countdown to Championship winds down

Steve Torrence is ready to bounce back following wreck at AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals wreck.
19 Oct 2017
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Behind the Numbers
01:49
If Steve Torrence wins his first Mello Yello Top Fuel Championship, he’ll do it alone. Okay, I’m exaggerating; he’ll do it with co-crew chiefs Richard Hogan and Bobby Lagana, along with the incredible Capco Contractors team that has helped Torrence…
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NHRA Today Roundtable: AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Pro Stock recap

NHRA’s Amanda Busick, Lewis Bloom, and John Kernan take a look at the big stories in the Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle classes following the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals, race four of the six-event 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship.
19 Oct 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
NHRA Today™
02:54
   
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NHRA Today Roundtable: AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals nitro recap

The AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals marked the two-third point of the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship. NHRA’s Amanda Busick, Lewis Bloom, and John Kernan take a look at the big stories in the nitro classes, including the frenzied action taking place at the Torrence Racing shop.
18 Oct 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
NHRA Today™
03:04
     
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WFO Radio NHRA Nitro AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Winners Edition

18 Oct 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
WFO
Check out the WFO Radio NHRA Nitro AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Winners Edition featuring Robert Hight, Brittany Force, Jason Line, and Eddie Krawiec. Plus, Steve Torrence after his horrific crash, Jimmy Prock, John Force, and Marvin Rodak. NHRA’s…
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Seven rookie candidates eligible for 2017 Auto Club Road to the Future Award

Seven rookie drivers representing the four NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series categories were announced by officials from NHRA and Automobile Club of Southern California as the eligible candidates for the 2017 Automobile Club of Southern California Road to the Future Award.
18 Oct 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
AAA
Seven rookie drivers representing the four NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series categories, Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle, were announced by officials from NHRA and Automobile Club of Southern California as the eligible…
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Crew Chief Confidential: AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals

NHRA's Lewis Bloom spoke to the winning crew chiefs from the AAA Texas NHRA Fallnationals: Rob Downing ( for Jason Line, Pro Stock); Jimmy Prock (Robert Highy, Funny Car); Alan Johnson (Brittany Force, Top Fuel); and Matt Hines (Eddie Krawiec, Pro Stock Motorcycle)
17 Oct 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Crew Chief Confidential
05:21
     
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Fast Five: AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals

The Countdown to the Championship entered the homestretch during the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals, and the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series' annual stop at Texas Motorplex certainly delivered many big moments. NHRA’s Amanda Busick and Lewis Bloom share their five greatest moments from the race.
16 Oct 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Fast Five
01:53
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Hight tops Capps; B. Force, Line, Krawiec capture wins at Texas Motorplex

Robert Hight took down the points leader at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals, while Brittany Force, Jason Line, and Eddie Krawiec also got into the winner's circle at the Texas Motorplex.
15 Oct 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Race coverage
Event winners Robert Hight, Brittany Force, Jason Line, and Eddie Krawiec 5
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Points leader Torrence rebounds from second-round wreck for semifinal finish

Top Fuel points leader Steve Torrence emerged unhurt after a wild crash in a winning second-round race at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals with Richie Crampton. Torrence and team put together a backup car but fell in the semifinals.
15 Oct 2017
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
News
01:48
Top Fuel points leader Steve Torrence rode out a wild crash in a winning second-round race at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals with Richie Crampton. Torrence was ahead of Crampton when the car went out of control, hit the left wall, then caromed…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Sunday Notebook

Brittany Force, Robert Hight, Jason Line, and Eddie Krawiec got the cowboy hats at Texas Motorplex as the Countdown to the Championship heats up in the Lone Star State.
15 Oct 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Dallas Hero
Preview | Features | Results | Photos ELIMINATION ROUND RECAPS…
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Hight, Torrence, Butner, Krawiec lead AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals fields

Robert Hight, Steve Torrence, Bo Butner, and Eddie Krawiec qualified in the top spots and will lead their respective fields into Sunday battle at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.
14 Oct 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Race coverage
Robert Hight
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Catch final qualifying from AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals live on NHRA.com

The final qualifying session from the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals is live on NHRA.com and FOX Sports Go.
14 Oct 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
FOX
The final qualifying session from the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals is live on NHRA.com and FOX Sports Go. Catch all of the action, from Pro Stock Motorcycle through the nitro classes as teams battle for a spot in Sunday’s fields. No cable…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Saturday Notebook

Robert Hight, Steve Torrence, Bo Butner, and Eddie Krawiec qualified in the top spots and will lead their respective fields into Sunday battle at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.
14 Oct 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Dallas
 Preview | Features | Results | Photos…
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Torrence ties track record; Capps, Butner, Krawiec grab Friday poles in Dallas

Top Fuel points leader Steve Torrence tied a Texas Motorplex track record as he, Ron Capps (Funny Car), Bo Butner (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) took the provisional poles at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.
13 Oct 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Race coverage
06:21
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Parker takes victory in Redemption exhibition at AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals

Chuck Parker collected the event victory in the Redemption series exhibition eliminator, which features a wide variety of no-prep-style cars, during Friday qualifying at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals at Texas Motorplex. 
13 Oct 2017
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
News
Redemption
Chuck Parker collected the event victory in the Redemption series exhibition eliminator, which features a wide variety of no-prep-style cars, during Friday qualifying at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals at Texas Motorplex.  The Redemption…
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2013 Top Fuel champion Langdon will move to Funny Car class in 2018

2013 Top Fuel champion Shawn Langdon will make the move to the Funny Car class for the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing season. His current primary sponsor, Global Electronic Technology, will make the move with him and back his Toyota Camry Funny Car. 
13 Oct 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Shawn Langdon
Kalitta Motorsports has announced that 2013 Top Fuel champion Shawn Langdon will make the move to the Funny Car class for the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing season. His current primary sponsor, Global Electronic Technology, will make the move…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Friday Notebook

Steve Torrence tied a track record, while Ron Capps, Bo Butner, and Eddie Krawiec grabbed the provisional poles at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.
13 Oct 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Dallas Hero
Preview | Features | Results | Photos QUALIFYING ROUNDS RECAPS…
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Force vs. Pedregon, Dallas '92: 25 years later

John Force and Cruz Pedregon have raced one another a remarkable 103 times, but 25 years ago this week the duo engaged in one of the weirdest and wildest Funny Car final rounds in the annals of the sport and certainly the craziest of all of their meetings.
13 Oct 2017
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
DRAGSTER Insider
John Force
John Force and Cruz Pedregon have raced a remarkable 103 times in their concurrent Funny Cars careers, but 25 years ago this week, the duo engaged in one of the weirdest and wildest Funny Car final rounds in the annals of the sport and certainly the…
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Latest issue of NHRA National Dragster now online (Vol. 58 No. 21)

NHRA National Dragster’s 21st issue of 2017, featuring Reading and St. Louis coverage and more, is online now for NHRA members, and it’s in the mail to homes and shops around the world.
12 Oct 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
News
National Dragster cover
NHRA National Dragster’s 21st issue of 2017, featuring Reading and St. Louis coverage and more, is online now for NHRA members, and it’s in the mail to homes and shops around the world. The Countdown to the Championship is midway…
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Torrence, Capps, Butner, Krawiec are Tricky Tipster's favorites for Dallas wins

Points leaders Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Ron Capps (Funny Car), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle), along with Pro Stock's Bo Butner are NHRA National Dragster's Tricky Tipster's picks to win the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals at Texas Motorplex.
12 Oct 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
News
Tricky Tipster
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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Behind the Numbers: Anderson's going rounds to get back into championship hunt

Greg Anderson holds the Pro Stock points lead midway through the Countdown to the Championship thanks to a string of consistent performances.
12 Oct 2017
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Behind the Numbers
Greg Anderson
Greg Anderson earned his third victory of the season by beating teammate Jason Line in a final round for the second time this season at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals. That win came in Anderson’s fourth straight final-round appearance, but…
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Free mammograms for the fans program to continue at Dallas, Las Vegas events

Alexis DeJoria Racing’s annual "Free Mammograms for the Fans" program has provided more than 440 free mammography screenings since 2013. Now in its fifth year, the program is on track to reach a major milestone in 2017: 500 free screenings.
11 Oct 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Mammovan
Alexis DeJoria Racing’s annual "Free Mammograms for the Fans" program has provided more than 440 free mammography screenings since 2013. Now in its fifth year, the program is on track to reach a major milestone in 2017: 500 free screenings.…
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Billy Torrence ready to saddle up in Dallas to help son's title quest

Billy Torrence joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom via Skype in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s to talk about his return this weekend to Top Fuel at the AAA Texas Fall Nationals at  Texas Motorplex.
11 Oct 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
NHRA Today™
03:33
Billy Torrence joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom via Skype in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s to talk about his return this weekend to Top Fuel at the AAA Texas Fall Nationals at  Texas Motorplex. Torrence last raced Top…
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Oberhofer talks Kalitta's strong start to the Countdown, DeJoria's retirement

Jim Oberhofer, crew chief for Doug Kalitta, joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio via Skype delivered by Papa John’s to talk about the last three races of the Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship.
11 Oct 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
NHRA Today™
06:45
Jim Oberhofer, crew chief for Doug Kalitta, joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio via Skype delivered by Papa John’s to talk about the last three races of the Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship. The Mac Tools team…
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McGaha recalls fond memories ahead of AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals

The Odessa, Texas, native was there the day the Texas Motorplex opened in 1986, he watched his dad racing there growing up and got his first career Pro Stock round win at the facility.
11 Oct 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Chris McGaha
Racing at Texas Motorplex means a great deal to Pro Stock’s Chris McGaha. The Odessa, Texas, native was there the day the track opened in 1986, he watched his dad racing there growing up and got his first career Pro Stock round win at the facility…
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WFO Radio NHRA Nitro welcomes Torrence, Meyer, Gaydosh

11 Oct 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
WFO
This week Steve Torrence, Billy Meyer, John Gaydosh, and Jeff Diehl stop by WFO Radio NHRA Nitro. NHRA’s Alan Reinhart and host Joe Castello discuss the eight-car fields in Pro Stock and preview the AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals. Castello takes…
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NHRA Today: Force looks to end winless streak at AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals

Courtney Force joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio via Skype delivered by Papa John’s to talk about her success in the first three races of the 2017 Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship.
11 Oct 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
NHRA Today™
05:51
Courtney Force currently sits third in the points, a little over five rounds behind first-place Ron Capps with 12 rounds of racing left in play. Of all the drivers in Funny Car, she has made the biggest move in the points to start the Countdown…
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NHRA Today Roundtable: AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals nitro preview

As the Countdown to the Championship reaches its midway point, NHRA's Lewis Bloom, Amanda Busick, and John Kernan discuss who needs to make the biggest move at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals in both Top Fuel and Funny Car.
10 Oct 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
NHRA Today™
02:22
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