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Two-Time World Champ Erica Enders Readies For Season Of Redemption

By Dragzine For two glorious seasons from 2014-2015, Erica Enders was on top of the drag racing world, winning back-to-back titles in arguably the toughest category in all motorsports, NHRA Pro Stock. An impressive 15 victories during the stretch was punctuated by her incredible driving prowess. She was, quite simply, peerless. Last season the proud Texan returned to earth after a switch to another manufacturer, going winless en route to a sagging ninth-place finish overall. Now, with a new season

Pritchett, Wilkerson, Line Claim Victories Sunday In Phoenix

Leah Pritchett raced to her first Top Fuel victory Sunday at the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals. Tim Wilkerson (Funny Car) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also picked up victories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park near Phoenix. 035-PhoenixWinnersCirclePritchett used a quicker reaction time and a performance of 3.775 seconds at 323.12 mph in her Quaker State dragster to finish in front of Brittany Force’s 3.774 at 321.35 in her Monster

Chevrolet: 2016 Autoweek Constructor Award

Another year of motorsports domination for the Bowtie brand Chevrolet was up to its old tricks in 2015, and that meant another season of manufacturers titles. In NASCAR, Chevrolet made it 13 straight manufacturer’s championships – 39 overall – with 15 victories in the Sprint Cup Series. The winning beat also played on in the Verizon IndyCar Series (fourth consecutive title, 10 wins in 16 races); NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series (second consecutive title, 21st overall) and the IMSA

Erica Enders: 2016 Autoweek Driver Award

Erica Enders: 2016 Autoweek Driver Award NHRA SUPERSTAR PASSED LEGEND SHIRLEY MULDOWNEY FOR MOST CAREER WINS BY A WOMAN Erica Enders continued her assault on drag racing’s record book in 2015 with an impressive run to a second straight NHRA Pro Stock title. The 32-year-old Texan racked up nine wins, including three in the playoffs, giving her 21 for her career. She clinched the championship with a race weekend to spare and along the way passed NHRA legend Shirley Muldowney,