NHRA: Second Alone; Capps Claims 44th Win as Enders-Stevens, Kalitta Also Score in Houston

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BAYTOWN, Texas – official series release — NHRA photo — Ron Capps raced to his second Funny Car victory of the season Sunday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals presented by Super Start Batteries. Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) and Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Royal Purple Raceway …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Enders-Stevens Continues to Impress NHRA Pro Stock Ranks; Seeking Back-to-Back Titles

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Audio and story by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — Elite Motorsports photo — If Erica Enders-Stevens’ drag racing career could ever be summed up in one word, perhaps the most fitting would be “first.” When she began racing in the NHRA Pro Stock class in 2005, she became the first woman to do …

NHRA: Enders-Stevens Focused Forward; Ready to Start Pro Stock Title Defense

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POMONA, Calif. — official series release — NHRA photo — Erica Enders-Stevens put together a history-making 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season, finishing off her banner year by becoming the first female Pro Stock champion in NHRA history. With the season-opening Circle K NHRA Winternationals approaching at historic Auto Club Raceway, Feb. 5-8 at Pomona, it might be …

NHRA: History Made for Erica Enders-Stevens With Winner-Take-All Pro Stock Title

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POMONA, Calif. — official release by John Hoven, National Dragster Associate Editor — NHRA photo — Erica Enders-Stevens made history Sunday by becoming the first woman to win an NHRA Mello Yello Pro Stock world championship. Raised in Texas and now living in Louisiana, she secured the title with a victory at the 50th anniversary of the Auto Club NHRA Finals …

NHRA: Enders-Stevens, Hagan Crowned Champions With Finals Wins; Lucas, Arana Jr. Also Claim Season-Ending Wallys

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POMONA, Calif. — official release — NHRA photo — Erica Enders-Stevens became the first woman to win an NHRA Pro Stock world championship title Sunday when she defeated her closest points rival Jason Line in the final round of the Auto Club NHRA Finals. In other racing, Matt Hagan claimed the Funny Car world championship in dramatic fashion over John …

NHRA: Massey, Worsham, Enders-Stevens, Hines Hit the Jackpot in Vegas

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LAS VEGAS — official release — NHRA photo — Erica Enders-Stevens reclaimed the Pro Stock points lead with one race remaining by earning a major victory at the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday. Spencer Massey (Top Fuel), Del Worsham (Funny Car), and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the …

NHRA: Track Records Tumble; Todd, Hagan, Enders-Stevens, Hines Lead Record Day in Vegas

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LAS VEGAS — official release — NHRA photo — Matt Hagan took another step towards a second Funny Car world championship when he qualified No. 1 with the sixth quickest time in NHRA Funny Car history at the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday. Hagan powered his Dodge Charger to a career-best performance …

NHRA: Jimmy Who? Force Soars to Friday No. 1 With Interim Tuner John Medlen; Crampton, Enders-Stevens and Savoie Also On Top

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LAS VEGAS — official release — NHRA photo — In the thick of the battle to earn another NHRA Funny Car world championship, John Force raced to the qualifying lead Friday at the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Richie Crampton, Erica Enders-Stevens and Jerry Savoie were also provisional No. 1 qualifiers for the fifth …

NHRA: Schumacher, Pedregon, Enders-Stevens and Arana Jr. Top Final Reading Fields

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MOHNTON, Pa. – official release — NHRA photo — Top Fuel points leader Tony Schumacher claimed the No. 1 qualifying position Saturday at the NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway. Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) will also lead their respective categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations at the fourth of …

NHRA: Kalitta, Pedregon, Enders-Stevens and Savoie Pace Day One Qualifying at Reading

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MOHNTON, Pa. – official release — Harry Cella photo — Doug Kalitta raced to the Top Fuel qualifying lead Friday at the NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway. Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also led their categories at the fourth of six playoff events during the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing …

NHRA: Kalitta, John Force, Enders-Stevens and Krawiec Claim No. 1 Qualifying Positions in St. Louis

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MADISON, Ill. – official release — NHRA photo — Doug Kalitta raced to his sixth No. 1 Top Fuel qualifying position of the season Saturday at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park near St. Louis. John Force (Funny Car), Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into Sunday’s …

NHRA: Happy Anniversary; Force Marches to Early No. 1 in Gateway as Crampton, Enders-Stevens, Krawiec Also Lead Fields

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MADISON, Ill. — official release — NHRA photo — John Force continued his march to a record 17th world championship title by racing to the Funny Car qualifying lead Friday at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park in St. Louis. Richie Crampton (Top Fuel), Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were …