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Khalid alBalooshi earns first NHRA Pro Mod win of 2019

Former world champion Khalid alBalooshi raced to his first victory of the 2019 season during E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service action on Sunday at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park.
23 Jun 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Khalid alBalooshi
Former world champion Khalid alBalooshi raced to his first victory of the 2019 season during E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service action on Sunday at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park. The series was…
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Torrence gets back into the winner's circle, denying veteran Dakin in final

One weekend after his 19-round win streak was snapped with a tough loss in the final round in Bristol, Steve Torrence has started yet another streak of victories, going four rounds to take home the Top Fuel title at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
23 Jun 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Steve Torrence
One weekend after his 19-round win streak was snapped with a tough loss in the final round in Bristol, Steve Torrence has started yet another streak of victories, going four rounds to take home the Top Fuel title at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA…
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Broken engines and bad burnouts can't stop Chris McGaha

Chris McGaha picks up career Pro Stock win No. 8 and his first in more than a year after a final round win against Alex Laughlin.
23 Jun 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
mcgaha
Two broken engines, one botched burnout, and the added burden of acting as his own crew chief weren't enough to prevent Chris McGaha from winning his eighth-career Pro Stock race and ending a winless drought that extends back to last year's New…
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Tasca goes back to back with his second straight Funny Car victory for Ford

Bob Tasca III waited seven years between Funny Car wins but after breaking back into the win column a week ago in Bristol, Tasca only had to wait seven days to raise another Wally as he defeated Jack Beckman in the final round at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
23 Jun 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Bob Tasca
Bob Tasca III waited seven years between Funny Car wins but after breaking back into the win column a week ago in Bristol, Tasca only had to wait seven days to raise another Wally as he defeated Jack Beckman in the final round. Beckman smoked the…
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Andrew Hines rolls to fifth win in seven races in all-Harley final

Five-time Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Andrew Hines runs his record to 21-2 this year with fifth win of the season in all-Harley final.
23 Jun 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
hines
Andrew Hines has more than 50 national event wins and five Mello Yello championships and accomplished all sorts of other first in the Pro Stock Motorcycle class including the first six-second run, but he’s never started a season the way he’s kicked…
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Norwalk Pro Stock Motorcycle results: Semifinal

Andrew Hines and Eddie Krawiec continue their dream season with fourth all-Harley final round in seven events. Hines will have lane choice for the duo's 30th final.
23 Jun 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
hines
For the 30th time in their career and fourth time this season, the Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson team will send a pair of riders to the Pro Stock Motorcycle final where Andrew Hines will attempt to maintain his slim 15-14 edge over teammate…
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Norwalk Funny Car results: Semifinals

Jack Beckman will have the chance to win his fourth Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals Funny Car title when he squares off with Bristol champ Bob Tasca III in the final round.
23 Jun 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Jack Beckman
Jack Beckman will have the chance to win his fourth Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals Funny Car title when he squares off with Bristol champ Bob Tasca III in the final round. The race will be a rematch of their final round here in 2009,…
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Norwalk Top Fuel results: Semifinals

Pat Dakin has reached his first final round in more than 20 years and will take on reigning world champ Steve Torrence for the Top Fuel title at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
23 Jun 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Pat Dakin
Pat Dakin reached his first final round in more than 20 years and will take on reigning world champ Steve Torrence for the Top Fuel title at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. Dakin, of Dayton, Ohio, and racing in front of his homestate…
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Norwalk Pro Stock results: Semifinal

There will be a first-time Pro Stock winner this season when Chris McGaha takes on Alex Laughlin in the Norwalk final round.
23 Jun 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
laughlin
The last time that an 8.79 elapsed time won a Pro Stock drag race was probably the mid-1970s but that's all that it too for Alex Laughlin to defeat Jeg Coughlin Jr. in one of the wildest races of the this or any other season. Both drivers rattled…
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Norwalk Pro Stock Motorcycle results: E2

Points leaders Andrew Hines, Eddie Krawiec, and Matt Smith to battle in the Norwalk semifinals along with Scotty Pollacheck, who is having his best weekend of the year.
23 Jun 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
smith
Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson riders Andrew Hines and Eddie Krawiec continued their methodic rampage through the Norwalk Pro Stock Motorcycle field with a pair of dominating wins in the quarterfinal round. Krawiec, the low qualifier, rode his…
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Norwalk Funny Car results: E2

Bristol winner Bob Tasca III stretched his win streak to six straight rounds to highlight the second round of Funny Car racing.
23 Jun 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Bob Tasca
Bristol winner Bob Tasca III stretched his win streak to six straight rounds to highlight the second round of Funny Car racing. Tasca’s Ford powered to a 3.993 after Paul Lee red-lighted and earned lane choice by a thousandth of a second for a…
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Norwalk Pro Stock results: E2

Bo Butner's dream season rolls on with another Pro Stock semifinal; He's joined by Jeg Coughlin Jr., Chris McGaha, and Alex Laughlin.
23 Jun 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
butner
Another race, another semifinal for Pro Stock points leader Bo Butner who is now 19-2 in elimination round after his quarterfinal win against Matt Hartford. Butner, a four-time winner this year, wheeled his KB Racing-powered Camaro to a 6.621 after…
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Norwalk Top Fuel results: E2

The footing got a little tricky as the sun beat down on Summit Motorsports Park, where tire smoke was a common sight in round two, but not for Steve Torrence.
23 Jun 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Steve Torrence
The footing got a little tricky as the sun beat down on Summit Motorsports Park, where tire smoke was a common sight in round two. Low qualifier Brittany Force smoked the tires in the middle of the track and pedaled her way to victory well ahead…
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Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals Sunday photo gallery

Photo highlights from a busy day of final eliminations at the 13th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk.
23 Jun 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Photo Gallery
  Race fans packed Summit Motorsports Park for final eliminations of the 12th race of the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. NHRA's Alan Reinhart emceed the pre-race ceremonies,…
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Norwalk Pro Stock Motorcycle results: E1

Round one survivors in Pro Stock Motorcycle include three Harley-Davidsons, three Matt Smith Racing EBRs, and a pair of underdogs.
23 Jun 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
angelle
Seven of the top eight qualifiers in Pro Stock Motorcycle made it on to the quarterfinal round but that doesn't mean the racing was anything other than exciting. The biggest upset of the round came early when the Lucas Oil EBR of No. 4 qualifier…
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Norwalk Pro Stock results: E1

The close competition that existed during Pro Stock qualifying continued on race day where Summit teammates Greg Anderson and Jason Line advanced. They were joined by point leaders Bo Butner, Alex Laughlin, and Matt Hartford.
23 Jun 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
mcgaha
Following yesterday’s harrowing fire in her Elite Pro Mod car, no one would have blamed Erica Enders if she’d decided to take Sunday off, but that’s not in her nature and the two-time world champ was on the starting line for her round one battle…
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Norwalk Funny Car results: E1

Twelve Funny Car drivers qualified in the three-second zone and it became clear in round one that it was going to take no less than a similar pass to continue in eliminations, led by John Force's 3.937.
23 Jun 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
John Force
Twelve Funny Car drivers qualified in the three-second zone and it became clear in round one that it was going to take no less than a similar pass to continue in eliminations. No. 2 qualifier John Force, gunning for career win No. 150, blasted to…
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Blake Alexander rides out wild explosion in round one at Norwalk

Blake Alexander rode out a wild blower explosion while racing Shawn Langdon in round one of Funny Car at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
23 Jun 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Blake Alexander
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Norwalk Top Fuel results: E1

The opening round of Top Fuel at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals was a Jekyll and Hyde affair with solid runs, tire some, and an upset by homestate hero Pat Dakin.
23 Jun 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Pat Dakin
The opening round of Top Fuel at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals was a Jekyll and Hyde affair with solid runs, tire some, and an upset by homestate hero Pat Dakin. Crew chief Rob Wendland stayed up late Saturday night “fiddling around…
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Enders puts Pro Mod fire in rearview mirror; shifts focus to Pro Stock car

Erica Enders wasn’t the only one holding her breath during Saturday’s final qualifying session in the E3 Pro Mod series after her Pro Mod Camaro burst into flames.
23 Jun 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
enders
Erica Enders wasn’t the only one holding her breath during Saturday’s final qualifying session in the E3 Pro Mod series. While Enders was gasping for air trying to climb out of her turbocharged Elite Performance Camaro when it was engulfed in flames…
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Summit Series National Championship drawing held in Norwalk

In a special drawing for the NHRA Summit Racing Series National Championship, four NHRA divisions were selected to send an extra racer to compete for the national championship at the season ending Auto Club NHRA Finals.
23 Jun 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Summit
In a special drawing for the NHRA Summit Racing Series National Championship, four NHRA divisions were selected to send an extra racer to compete for the national championship at the season ending Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona…
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For Ron Capps and Rahn Tobler, No. 1 qualifiers are nice, but they're all about the win

23 Jun 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Ron Capps
Ron Capps’ biography and racing record spans five pages in the 2019 NHRA Media Guide, filled with the facts and stats of a career that now spans more than 540 races. His numbers are impressive: 63 events wins and 120 final-round appearances -–…
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After long uphill battle, Scotty Pollacheck is finally in a position to win

Scotty Pollachek's talents on a Pro Stock Motorcycle are undeniable, but his results haven't show it yet. This could be the weekend that he finally turns the corner.
23 Jun 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
pollacheck
Scotty Pollacheck has competed in more than 100 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle races and he’s yet to win one. That should not be interpreted as an indictment of Pollacheck’s riding talent but rather, a clear sign that he’s spent a significant portion of…
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Scott Palmer adopts a new take-no-prisoners attitude and tune-up in Norwalk

Dissatisfied with the performance of his Magic Dry Top Fueler over the last several racers, Scott Palmer and team have decided it's time to take the gloves off and go gunning for their opponents.
23 Jun 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Scott Palmer
It was Saturday morning, before the third qualifying session of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, when Scott Palmer began channeling a little bit of Civil War naval officer David Farragut’s famed phrase: “Damn the torpedoes, full speed…
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Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals Sunday preview

The 2019 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season will reach its midway point once the winners are crowned today at Summit Motorsports Park.
23 Jun 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Norwalk
The 2019 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season will reach its midway point once the winners are crowned today at Summit Motorsports Park, and we’ll also be two-thirds of the way through the regular season and preparing to hit the homestretch in the…
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Cowie, Hough lead Saturday winners at Mission Raceway Division 6 doubleheader

Mission Raceway wrapped up its Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series doubleheader event with Shawn Cowie and Biran Hough leading the list of winners at the Division 6 event.
22 Jun 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Shawn Cowie
The following are Saturday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division event at Mission Raceway: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., 5.215, 277.60  def. Casey Grisel,…
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WATCH: Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals qualifying video recap

Brittany Force (Top Fuel), Ron Capps (Funny Car), Deric Kramer (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are all qualified No. 1 in their respective Mello Yello professional classes at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
22 Jun 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Race coverage
Norwalk
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Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals Saturday Photo Gallery

Photo highlights from a busy day of qualifying and eliminations at the 13th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk.
22 Jun 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Norwalk
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Ron Capps collects first Funny Car low qualifier of the season in Norwalk

Ron Capps not only collected his first No. 1 qualifying effort of the season with his Friday-evening 3.879 but then solidified that ranking with the best pass of the final session, a 3.912 in the NAPA Auto Parts Charger.
22 Jun 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Ron Capps
Ron Capps not only collected his first No. 1 qualifying effort of the season with his Friday-evening 3.879 but then solidified that ranking with the best pass of the final session, a 3.912 in the NAPA Auto Parts Charger. It was the 23rd No. 1 of…
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Brittany Force holds on to score fourth No. 1 of the season in Top Fuel

Brittany Force remained in the No. 1 spot in Top Fuel, her Friday best of 3.712 going untouched throughout the day for her fourth green hat of the season as low qualifier.
22 Jun 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Brittany Force
Brittany Force remained in the No. 1 spot in Top Fuel, her Friday best of 3.712 going untouched throughout the day. Her final attempt, in the final pair of the final session, resulted in tire smoke but she nonetheless ended the day with her fourth…
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