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  • CPTV VIDEO DIARY - KEBIN KINSLEY'S DALLAS DIARY: FRIDAY EDITION

    unnamed 3Go behind the scenes during the NHRA Fall Nationals with Top Fuel driver Kebin Kinsley. Tune in as the driver of the Gas Monkey dragster provides insight on their day's racing.

     

     



  • FUNNY CAR’S COURTNEY FORCE HAS CLEAR MISSION IN TEXAS

     

    c force 2NHRA Funny Car fans at the AAA Texas Fall Nationals might be a little confused, but Traxxas Ford Mustang driver Courtney Force knows exactly what’s happening. And at least overnight Friday, she was the dominator.

    Considering the Brainerd race finished at Indianapolis and the Charlotte race will wrap up here at the Texas Motorplex that’s south of Dallas (where last year the Traxxas Nitro Shootout bonus races carried over from the U.S. Nationals), it’s no wonder this second race of the Countdown to the Championship seems more complicated than usual.

     

     



  • KALITTA TEAM HAS TOP FUEL RIVALS ON THE ROPES EARLY

     

    todd 2The Kalitta Motorsports starting-line brawl is its own phenomenon.

    But JR Todd in the Optima Batteries Dragster and Doug Kalitta in the Mac Tools entry packed a 1-2  performance punch for the team Friday at the AAA Texas FallNationals.

     

     



  • MATTHEWS WINS MOSER SPORTSMAN SHOOTOUT

     

    Matthews Winner CircleRudy Matthews from Ohio City, Ohio took home the trophy in the NHRA Moser Sportsman Shootout at the 10th annual JEGS Northern SPORTSnationals knocking out Fishers, Ind., racer Ed Dudley in the final round at National Trail Raceway. Matthews, driving his ’69 Camaro posted a winning lap of 7.424 seconds at 105.61 mph.

    Matthews ran consistent throughout the day and took out Scotty Rienschield in round one with a favorable starting line advantage before beating Larry Rzepczynski in round two. He then met up with Todd Frantz in the semifinals using a .009 light to take the win. Matthews picked up $5,000 from Moser Engineering for the win along with the champions trophy.

     

     



  • 2014 NHRA DALLAS FALLNATIONALS - EVENT NOTEBOOK
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  • 2014 NHRA DALLAS - EVENT RESULTS
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  • LINDA MCCULLOCH PASSES

    Linda McCulloch, wife of iconic Funny Car racer Ed McCulloch, passed away on September 17, 2014.

     



  • JEGS NORTHERN SPORTSNATIONALS CELEBRATE DECADE OF RACING

     

    unnamed 9In the midst of National Trail Raceway's 50th anniversary celebration, the JEGS NHRA Northern SPORTSnationals, part of a trio of events designed to showcase the best drivers in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, will celebrate its 10th anniversary this weekend at the venerable southwest Ohio strip. The special event is expected to attract several hundred drivers from across North America.
     
    The second of the three annual events designed specifically to showcase NHRA's grassroots racers, the JEGS Northern SPORTSnationals will crown champions in Comp, Super Stock, Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas, Super Street, Top Dragster, and Top Sportsman. There will also be a special Jr. Drag Racing League event held Sunday.

     

     

     



  • PS DRIVER AARON STANFIELD READY FOR DALLAS

     

     
    a stanfieldMost NHRA Pro Stock drivers don’t have this type of debut – especially at 19 years of age.

    Aaron Stanfield, however, defied the odds at the U.S. Nationals (Aug. 27-Sept. 1) as he qualified No. 8 and then upset five-time world champion Jeg Coughlin in the first round when Coughlin recorded a redlight.

     

     



  • 5TH ANNUAL HOLLEY LS FEST RESULTS

     

    bf81321d-ebb8-42da-9259-6be0560ddc99September 5th-7th marked the 5th annual Holley LS Fest, which means that it has come and gone. The 2014 LS Fest was by far the largest incarnation of the event yet with over 10,000 in attendance and over 500 participating LS-powered cars. Congratulations are in order for all of the participants who had the chance to enjoy and contribute to the event. Even bigger congratulations are in order for those who managed to claim some hardware and prize money. Here is the recap.

     

     



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