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NHRA: Langdon, Johnson and Enders-Stevens Win in Bristol

LANGDON, JOHNSON AND ENDERS-STEVENS SECURE WINS IN BRISTOL: Reigning NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel world champion Shawn Langdon claimed his first victory of the season last Sunday at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers. Tommy Johnson Jr. (Funny Car) and Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) also were winners in their respective categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Bristol Dragway. Langdon raced to his first Bristol Dragway victory and ninth win of his career defeating points leader Doug Kalitta.

Movers & Shakers: Covercraft’s Beth Velarde Named National Sales Director

Here is a brief look at some of news and updates from around the specialty-equipment industry. Companies featured this week:

NHRA: Massey Excited for Busy Stretch Starting at Bristol Dragway

MASSEY EXCITED FOR BUSY STRETCH STARTING AT BRISTOL DRAGWAY: After back-to-back victories in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, Spencer Massey suffered a first-round loss at the most recent event in Englishtown. But to hear the ever-optimistic Top Fuel standout talk, he may be as thrilled to get back in his 10,000-hp Battery Extender by Schumacher Electric dragster as he has been at any point in 2014.

Movers & Shakers: Jim Blayne Joins Truck Accessories Group

Here is a brief look at some of news and updates from around the specialty-equipment industry. Companies featured this week: CURT Manufacturing, Goodguys, Motovicity, Truck Accessories Group and more.

Racing News: Vaughn Gittin Takes His Second Consecutive Formula DRIFT Victory

Formula DRIFT entered Homestead–Miami Speedway for the first time for Round 3: Miami Heat. Vaughn Gittin Jr. in the Monster Energy/Nitto Tire Ford Mustang RTR battled Chris Forsberg in the Hankook Tire Nissan 370Z for his second consecutive victory.
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