NHRA: Protect the Harvest Becomes Title Sponsor of Seattle’s Northwest Nationals

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NHRA has announced that Protect The Harvest, a group founded in 2011 to assist in the fight for the rights of America’s farmers, ranchers, animal owners and sportsmen/sportswomen, has signed an agreement to become the title rights sponsor of the upcoming NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Pacific Raceways in Washington.

NHRA: The Hot Streak Continues; Beckman Rockets to Seattle Qualifying Lead Alongside Connolly and Coughlin

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KENT, Wash.  — official series release — NHRA photo — Jack Beckman continued his hot streak in Funny Car by racing to the qualifying lead Friday at the NHRA Northwest Nationals. Dave Connolly (Top Fuel) and Jeg Coughlin (Pro Stock) also were quickest in their categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event near Seattle, the final of …

NHRA: Wilkerson Searching to Cement Countdown Spot With Fourth Win in Seattle

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KENT, Wash. — official series release — NHRA photo — Tim Wilkerson is in a much more enviable position than he has been in previous seasons when it comes to qualifying for the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Mello Countdown to the Championship. But the popular Funny Car driver is not about to relax heading into the final leg …

NHRA: Jason Line Hunting for Fourth Pacific Raceways Victory in Final Round of Western Swing

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KENT, Wash. — official series release — NHRA photo — Two-time Pro Stock world champion Jason Line may have struggled at scenic Pacific Raceways early in his career, but he has more than made up for it in recent seasons. Line picked up his third win at the facility a year ago in his Summit Racing Equipment Chevrolet Camaro, tying …

NHRA: Schumacher Looking to Tie Amato With Fifth Pacific Raceways Win This Weekend in Seattle

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KENT, Wash. — official series release — NHRA photo — With four wins at scenic Pacific Raceways, eight-time Top Fuel world champion Tony Schumacher knows how to close out the legendary NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Western Swing with a bang. Another win at this weekend’s 28th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals in his 10,000-horsepower U.S. Army dragster would tie …

Supermodified Mania Invades Motorsports Madness as ‘Liquid Lou’, DannyK and Dave Danzer Talk LIVE Tonight at 7 ET

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Paul Murphy photo — Supermodified mania has struck the Speed77 Radio studios in a big way, as Mr. Supermodified champion Dave Danzer, defending International Supermodified Association (ISMA) champion “Liquid” Lou Cicconi and Oswego Speedway promoter Dan Kapuscinski will all take to the 77 Hotline LIVE tonight to offer their takes on …

NHRA: Doug Kalitta Matches “Big Daddy” Don Garlits with 35th Win; John Force, Line Also Collect Seattle Wallys

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SEATTLE, Wash. — official release — NHRA photo — Doug Kalitta earned his second win of the season by racing to the victory Sunday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways. John Force (Funny Car) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also were winners in their respective categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event …

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: Rottler Partners with Team Wilkerson

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May 1, 2014 — team release — SPRINGFIELD, IL — Rottler Manufacturing, a leading maker of machinery used in all facets of the performance engine-building arena, has joined Team Wilkerson Racing as a technology partner for the 2014 season. In addition, Rottler will be the featured focus on a special-edition Shelby Mustang body during the 2014 O’Reilly Auto Parts Northwest Nationals, …