NHRA: Schumacher, Gray and Nobile Lock Up Countdown Berths in Seattle

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SEATTLE, Wash. — official release — NHRA photo — Tony Schumacher, Shane Gray, and Vincent Nobile locked up their berths in NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship playoffs thanks to their efforts at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals presented by Super Start Batteries. Schumacher clinched as the result of his second-round victory; Gray and Nobile punched their tickets in qualifying. …

NHRA: King John Scores 150th No. 1 Qualifier; Force, Schumacher and A. Johnson Retain Top Spots in Seattle

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KENT, Wash. – official release — NHRA photo — John Force raced to his 150th No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car Saturday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals. Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel) and Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations. Force entered Saturday as the top qualifier but briefly lost the …

NHRA: Force-Power Leads in Seattle; John Force, Tony Schumaacher and Allen Johnson Top Day 1 Qualifying

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KENT, Wash.  — official release — NHRA photo — John Force raced to the provisional No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car during Friday qualifying at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals. Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel) and Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event near Seattle. Force ran a …

NHRA: Torrence Looking to Break Recent Slump in Washington

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KENT, Wash. — official release — NHRA photo — Steve Torrence might not have the recent results to show for it, but he believes his 10,000-horsepower Capco Contractors Top Fuel dragster is running as well as it has all season on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series circuit. Now needing a few fortunate breaks to go his way, Torrence …

NHRA: 2014 Championship Banquet for NHRA Drag Racing Returning to Los Angeles

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GLENDORA, Calif. – official release — The 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Awards Ceremony will return to the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles’ posh Westside on Monday, Nov. 17. NHRA also announced that the entire NHRA Mello Yello Awards Ceremony will be broadcast on the Web at NHRA.com and via NHRA’s YouTube channel on Wednesday, Nov. …

NHRA: Shawn Langdon Ready for Western Rebound at Sonoma

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SONOMA, Calif. — official release — NHRA photo — Shawn Langdon did not have the weekend he wanted at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series’ most recent event last weekend in Denver. But the good news for the reigning Top Fuel world champion is that he won’t have to wait long to bounce back. Langdon and his Al-Anabi Racing …

NHRA: Matt Smith Racing announces multi-race sponsorship with Stockseth Racing, Nitro Fish

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March 1, 2014 — team release — NHRA photo — KING, N.C. — Matt Smith Racing has entered into a multi-race agreement with Stockseth Racing and Nitro Fish, which will include associate sponsorship for the 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and five races each as the primary sponsor for the two-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Matt …