NHRA: Crampton and Hagan Lead Fields During Opening Day of U.S. Nationals Testing at Indianapolis

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CLERMONT, Ind. – official series release — NHRA photo — Defending Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals Top Fuel winner Richie Crampton and defending Funny Car world champion Matt Hagan made the quickest runs in their respective categories Wednesday at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis during the opening day of testing for the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. NHRA teams utilized the first …

NHRA: Home Track Hero; Hagan Grabs Elusive Bristol Win as Crampton, Enders Also Win in Thunder Valley

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — official series release — NHRA photo — Matt Hagan won at his home track in Funny Car for the first time in his career Sunday at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. Richie Crampton (Top Fuel) and Erica Enders (Pro Stock) were also winners in their respective categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing …

NHRA: Schumacher Clinches Eighth Top Fuel Title; Crampton, DeJoria, Line and Arana Jr. Claim No. 1 Qualifiers in Pomona

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POMONA, Calif. — official release — NHRA photo — Tony Schumacher earned a record eighth Top Fuel world championship title Saturday at the 50th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Richie Crampton (Top Fuel), Alexis DeJoria (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock), and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) earned No. 1 qualifying positions and …

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: Six Rookie Finalists Announced as Road to the Future Award Candidates

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GLENDORA, Calif. — official release — NHRA photo — Six NHRA rookie drivers representing three NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series classes – Top Fuel, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle – are the eligible candidates for the 2014 Automobile Club of Southern California Road to the Future Award, officials from NHRA and the Automobile Club of Southern California announced on …

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 …

NHRA: First-Time Champions Headline U.S. Nationals; DeJoria, Crampton, Gray and Krawiec Pick Up Wallys

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INDIANAPOLIS — official release — NHRA photo — Alexis DeJoria raced past 16-time Funny Car world champ John Force Monday to win the 60th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, the world’s most prestigious drag race. Richie Crampton (Top Fuel), Shane Gray (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were first-time winners at the tradition-rich NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing …

NHRA: Schumacher, Crampton and Langdon Impress During Final U.S. Nationals Test Day

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CLERMONT, Ind. – official release — NHRA photo — Several Top Fuel drivers, including nine-time Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals winner Tony Schumacher, defending winner Shawn Langdon and noted rookie Richie Crampton, raced to impressive performances Thursday during the final day of testing at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. NHRA teams utilized the two-day open test to prepare for the world’s …

NHRA: Crampton Gearing Up for Lucas Oil Sponsored Event at Brainerd

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BRAINERD, Minn. — official release — Geiger Media photo — Australian Top Fuel rookie Richie Crampton may not have any family ties to Brainerd Int’l Raceway, but this weekend’s 33rd annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals feels very much like a hometown race. Having the Lucas Oil name attached to the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event makes the race …