NHRA: Savoie Enjoying Improbable Title Run; Takes Laid-Back Approach to Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS – official series release — NHRA photo — Jerry Savoie’s banner season in Pro Stock Motorcycle continued at the most recent event in Dallas, where the alligator farmer picked up his third win of the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. It made him a bonafide championship contender on his Savoie’s Alligator Farm Suzuki, putting him …

NHRA: Record Territory; Hagan Blasts to Funny Car Lead as Torrence, Anderson, Savoie Also Bank No. 1 Qualifiers at Gateway

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MADISON, Ill. – official series release — NHRA photo — Matt Hagan continued his quest for a third Funny Car world championship as he powered to the No. 1 qualifying position with a track-record (and potential national record) performance Saturday during the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park near St. Louis. Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Greg Anderson …

NHRA: Beckman, Lucas, Enders and Savoie Score First-Career U.S. Nationals Victories at Lucas Oil

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CLERMONT, Ind. — official series release — NHRA photo — Jack Beckman completed a sweep of the weekend in Funny Car with his victory on Labor Day Monday at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. Morgan Lucas (Top Fuel), Erica Enders (Pro Stock), and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the world’s most prestigious drag race and the …

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: 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: Force-Power; Courtney Closes as Brown, Connolly and Savoie Also Take Home St. Louis Wins

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MADISON, Ill. — official release — NHRA photo — Courtney Force raced to her second consecutive Funny Car victory in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship playoffs Sunday at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals. Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Dave Connolly (Pro Stock), and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at Gateway Motorsports Park near St. Louis …