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Courtney Force Stuns In Phoenix Test With All-Time-Quick 3.804!

By Dragzine Advance Auto Parts driver Courtney Force blistered Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park during the second day of NHRA Nitro Spring training Friday, posting the three-quickest passes of the week – including an incredible run under the Funny Car national record. Force’s best run in her Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car was 3.804 seconds at 333.33 mph, quicker than Matt Hagan’s national-record run of 3.822 seconds set last year in Brainerd, Minn. Because Force’s pass came during testing, it is

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

Courtney Force And Leah Pritchett Dominate Nitro Spring Training

Nitro Spring Training came to an end Saturday at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Ariz. where NHRA Funny Car and Top Fuel teams put all their off-season hard work to the test one week before the start of the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Leah Pritchett had the unofficial quickest run in NHRA history in her Papa John’s Pizza Top Fuel dragster Saturday morning. Pritchett and her crew put down a 3.654-second pass at 331.85

Mia Tedesco First Female To Win NHRA Super Gas National Championship

Mia Tedesco became the first woman to win the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Super Gas national championship when she claimed the title during the running of the Division 7 event Sunday at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Tedesco led the Super Gas national points standings heading into this race, and the 22-year-old had already finished accumulating points to her national-title count with her CARS Protection Plus/VP Racing Fuels Super Gas Chevrolet Cavalier. She had to wait

Brittany Force gets first career NHRA Top Fuel win in Gainesville Read more: http://autoweek.com/article/nhra/brittany-force-gets-first-career-nhra-top-fuel-win-gainsville#ixzz43beGV3Ph

Brittany Force picked up her first career NHRA victory on Sunday in Gainsville.PHOTO BY NHRA ROBERT HIGHT AND GREG ANDERSON ALSO PICK UP WINS Brittany Force raced to her first career victory and took control of the Top Fuel point standings Sunday at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Robert Hight (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also victorious at the third of 24 events in the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing

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

Alexis Dejoria to make history with 100th career NHRA start

Alexis Dejoria has five career wins in the NHRA Funny Car class.PHOTO BY NHRA/NATIONAL DRAGSTER  SEASON KICKOFF AT POMONA WILL BE BIG FOR KALITTA MOTORSPORTS STAR Alexis DeJoria is poised to make history this weekend at the 56th annual Circle K NHRA WinterNationals in Pomona, California, where she will become the first female to enter 100 Funny Car events. With 99 professional events under her belt, DeJoria is a proven force on the track. Along the road to 100, DeJoria

Courtney Force sets sights on more NHRA records, keeping new sponsors smiling in 2015

Courtney Force made history with the 100th win for a woman in NHRA competition. The big win came in May in Kansas.PHOTO BY GARY NASTASE  FUNNY CAR DRIVER PLAYS KEY ROLE IN GROWING SUCCESS OF WOMEN IN SERIES NHRA Funny Car driver Courtney Force is coming off her third (and most successful) season in the series and has no shortage of goals for the 2015 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series campaign. Below is a Q&A with Force released on Thursday,

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