NHRA: Schumacher Eyeing History at U.S. Nationals; “The Sarge” Searching for Historic Tenth Win

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INDIANAPOLIS – official release — NHRA photo — Tony Schumacher might not pay close attention to all of the numbers that equate to his remarkable success in the sport, but even he is well aware of the incredible success he’s had at the world’s most prestigious drag race, the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. Schumacher’s long list of accomplishments includes seven …

NHRA: Final Countdown Battles Looming as Several Top Names On the Outside Looking In

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INDIANAPOLIS – official release — NHRA photo — Jack Beckman is in uncharted territory heading into the 60th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, which takes place Aug. 27-Sept. 1 at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. But a strong performance in his 10,000-horsepower Valvoline Max Life/MTS Dodge Charger at the world’s most prestigious drag race would be just the turnaround his …

NHRA: Enders-Stevens Picks Up Engines Inc. as U.S. Nationals Sponsor

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INDIANAPOLIS – official release — Engines Inc., one of the foremost generator builders in the racing industry, will serve as primary sponsor on Elite Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro driven by Erica Enders-Stevens at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals next week at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. Engines Inc. is a family-owned company that has been in business for 79 years. The …

NHRA: Schumacher, Crampton and Langdon Impress During Final U.S. Nationals Test Day

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CLERMONT, Ind. – official release — NHRA photo — Several Top Fuel drivers, including nine-time Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals winner Tony Schumacher, defending winner Shawn Langdon and noted rookie Richie Crampton, raced to impressive performances Thursday during the final day of testing at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. NHRA teams utilized the two-day open test to prepare for the world’s …

NHRA: Traxxas Shootout Fan Voting Opens for Six Top Fuel, Funny Car Drivers

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GLENDORA, Calif. – official release — NHRA photo — Only one spot remains open in each of the NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootout fields for Top Fuel and Funny Car. Those two positions will be determined by NHRA fan votes and a pair of lottery-style drawings. Six drivers in both Top Fuel and Funny Car are eligible for the fan-vote/lottery positions …

NHRA: “Big Daddy” Don Garlits’ Beard to Make a Return Leading into US Nationals

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INDIANAPOLIS – official release — NHRA photo — It was on this exact date in 1967, when NHRA Top Fuel great “Big Daddy” Don Garlits had suffered a stunning setback at the NHRA Springnationals in Bristol, Tenn. After already posting a devastating DNQ at the season-opening Winternationals, one of the most successful drivers on the circuit also failed to qualify …