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Mike Salinas picked up his first career NHRA victory at the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at the Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway as J.R. Todd (Funny Car), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were the other winners.
Steve Torrence raced his way to Top Fuel victory in the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at Zmax Dragway, while Ron Capps, Chris McGaha and LE Tonglet conquered FC, PS and PSM categories respectively.
Top fuel and Funny Car drivers take to the track while NASCAR truck drivers sit in the hot seats during media event on Thursday.
Leah Pritchett drove to her third NHRA Top Fuel victory of the season at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas, as Ron Capps (Funny Car) and Bo Butner (Pro Stock) also prevailed at the fifth round of the year.
This coming weekend’s 38th Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville, Florida marks some good, bad and ugly remembrances.
Courtney Force topped the Funny Car testers and Leah Pritchett headed Top Fuel runners at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Ariz. as Nitro Spring Training came to an end.
J.R. Todd made his mark in NHRA’s Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel category, but in 2017 will get the opportunity to drive former teammate and 2015 Funny Car champ Del Worsham’s Toyota Camry. Anne Proffit reports.
Following Del Worsham’s departure, team owner Connie Kalitta has made significant changes to the format of his team, the most significant of these being Top Fuel winner JR Todd’s switch to the Funny Car category.
Ron Capps (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) claimed NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series championships at Pomona, to join Antron Brown (Top Fuel) in the 2016 elite.
John Force beat daughter Courtney to Funny Car victory in Las Vegas, but while Steve Torrence took Top Fuel honors on the day, Antron Brown did enough to clinch his third NHRA championship.
Mello Yello Series results Saturday from Reading, Sunday's first-round pairings for eliminations for the 32nd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway
The Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals is a huge event in and of itself, but it also set the field for the six-race Countdown to the 2016 Championship. Annie Proffit looks ahead.
Tony Schumacher sprinted to victory on Labor Day at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, as Matt Hagan, Chris McGaha, and Andrew Hines also grabbed category wins.
Mello Yello Series results Sunday from Atlanta
Friday's results after the first two of four rounds of qualifying for the Fourth annual, 20th of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.
First all African-American final round in NHRA Mello Yello series history
Three home victories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event near Seattle.