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J.R. Todd wins first NHRA Funny Car season title

Nov. 11, 2018 9:40 PM EST

POMONA, Calif. (AP) — J.R. Todd wrapped up his first Funny Car season title Sunday during the first round of Funny Car eliminations in the Auto Club NHRA Finals and went on to win the event. Matt Smith won his third Pro Stock Motorcycle title in the final event of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series...

19-year-old Tanner Gray becomes youngest NHRA season champ

Nov. 10, 2018 9:38 PM EST

POMONA, Calif. (AP) — Tanner Gray became the youngest NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season champion Saturday by qualifying at the season-ending Auto Club NHRA Finals. The 19-year-old Pro Stock driver from New Mexico has seven victories this season. In the Countdown to the Championship, he has two...

Leah Pritchett lead Top Fuel qualifying at NHRA finale

Nov. 9, 2018 9:28 PM EST

POMONA, Calif. (AP) — Leah Pritchett led Top Fuel qualifying Friday night in the season-ending Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway. Prichett had a 3.649-second pass at 329.34 mph in the second session. "When you have this horsepower weather and this time of day you can just feel the energy,"...

Steve Torrence wraps up NHRA Top Fuel season title

Oct. 28, 2018 9:35 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Steve Torrence won his first Top Fuel season championship Sunday during eliminations and won the NHRA Toyota Nationals for his fifth straight victory and 10th of the year. Torrence beat Leah Pritchett in the final with a 3.751-second run at 326.32 mph in the fifth of six playoff events in...

Clay Millican tops NHRA Top Fuel qualifying in Las Vegas

Oct. 27, 2018 7:43 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Clay Millican took his 10th No. 1 Top Fuel qualifying position of the season Saturday at the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Millican's 3.699-second pass at 327.82 mph from Friday night help up for the top spot in the fifth of six playoff events in the NHRA...

Jack Beckman tops NHRA Funny Car in Las Vegas

Oct. 26, 2018 7:45 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jack Beckman topped Funny Car qualifying Friday in the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Beckman had a 3.922-second run at 327.19 mph in a Dodge Charger R/T during the first session in the fifth of six events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series...

Torrence races to 4th straight win to open NHRA playoffs

Oct. 14, 2018 6:38 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Steve Torrence raced to his fourth straight Top Fuel victory to open the NHRA playoffs Sunday in the Carolina Nationals. Torrence beat defending series champion Brittany Force with a 3.703-second run at 329.67 mph. The first Top Fuel driver to win the first four races of the Countdown...