NHRA: Second to One; Hines Grabs Fourth Pro Stock Motorcycle Championship, Edges Closer to Schultz

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POMONA, Calif. — official release by Kevin McKenna, National DRAGSTER Senior Editor — NHRA photo — Andrew Hines became just the second rider in the Pro Stock Motorcycle class to win four NHRA Mello Yello world championships after the opening round of the Auto Club NHRA Finals. Hines, who entered the season-ending event with a substantial 92-point lead, officially clinched the …

NHRA: Second Verse Sweeter Than the First; Hagan Stops Force for Second Funny Car Championship

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POMONA, Calif. — official release by Candida Benson, National Dragster Senior Editor — NHRA photo — Matt Hagan survived another epic, down-to-the-wire championship battle with 16-time and reigning NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world champion John Force to earn the second Funny Car title of his career. Hagan, who built up a 23-point lead in qualifying, and Force matched round-wins in …

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: Unmatched Legacy Continues With Eighth Top Fuel Crown for Schumacher

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POMONA, Calif. — official release — NHRA photo — Tony Schumacher, the winningest driver in NHRA Top Fuel competition, locked up his eighth Mello Yello Top Fuel championship during qualifying at the Auto Club NHRA Finals. Schumacher clinched the championship by qualifying for the event and nearest competitor Spencer Massey not earning enough bonus points in the final session to …