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Alexis DeJoria wins at NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

Oct. 17, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Alexis DeJoria powered to her first Funny Car victory in more than four years Sunday in the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. DeJoria beat J.R. Todd with a 3.921-second run at 327.66 mph in a Toyota Camry for her sixth career...

Torrence has quickest Top Fuel run in Bristol history

Oct. 16, 2021 20:48 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Steve Torrence made the quickest Top Fuel run in Bristol Dragway history Saturday to top qualifying for the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals. Torrence closed out qualifying with a 3.667-second run at 331.28 mph for his fourth No. 1 qualifier of the...

Brittany Force has quickest run in Bristol Dragway history

Oct. 15, 2021 20:39 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Brittany Force made the quickest run in Bristol Dragway history Friday, powering to the provisional No. 1 spot in Top Fuel qualifying at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals. Force blistered the track record at Thunder Valley with a 3.682-second run...

Stewart enters NHRA with fiancée Leah Pruett, Matt Hagan

Oct. 14, 2021 11:04 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — First came the woman, then the fastest cars in racing. Tony Stewart, who fell in love with NHRA while tagging along with fiancée Leah Pruett at her races the past two seasons, will be an official part of the sport in 2022. The NASCAR Hall of Fame...

Greg Anderson breaks NHRA Pro Stock victory record with 98th

Oct. 10, 2021 20:04 PM EDT

ENNIS, Texas (AP) — Greg Anderson broke the Pro Stock victory record with his 98th win Sunday in the Texas NHRA FallNationals at Texas Motorplex. The 60-year-old Anderson won when Chris McGaha red-lighted in the final. “I saw (McGaha’s red...

Hight tops Funny Car qualifying at Texas NHRA FallNationals

Oct. 09, 2021 20:12 PM EDT

ENNIS, Texas (AP) — Robert Hight held onto the top spot in Funny Car qualifying Saturday at Texas Motorplex in the Texas NHRA FallNationals. Hight raced to his first No. 1 qualifier of the season and 70th overall with a 3.878-second run at 331.94 mph Friday in a...

Brittany Force breaks Texas Motorplex records in qualifying

Oct. 09, 2021 00:49 AM EDT

ENNIS, Texas (AP) — Brittany Force broke both ends of the Texas Motorplex record in Top Fuel qualifying Friday night for the Texas NHRA FallNationals. Force made the fifth-quickest run in NHRA history with a 3.637-second pass at 335.32 mph. She's trying to earn her 11th...

Tim Wilkerson races to 2nd NHRA Funny Car victory in 3 weeks

Sep. 19, 2021 17:34 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Tim Wilkerson raced to his second Funny Car victory in three weeks Sunday, beating Cruz Pedregon in the DeWalt NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway. Wilkerson had a 3.927-second run at 331.36 mph in a Ford Shelby Mustang in the final for his 22nd...

Forces complete father-daughter NHRA qualifying sweep

Sep. 18, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — John Force topped Funny Car qualifying for the 163rd time in his career Saturday in the DeWalt NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway. The 72-year-old Force’s run of 3.860 seconds at 332.18 mph in his Chevrolet Camaro on Friday held up, for his...

John and Britttany Force top Carolina Nationals qualifying

Sep. 17, 2021 21:35 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — The father-daughter duo of John and Brittany Force topped the first round of qualifying Friday night in the NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway. Brittany Force matched her Top Fuel track record set this year with a run of 3.662-seconds at...