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NHRA: Johnson Continues Dominance of Denver; Todd, Hight and Hines Also Win

Allen Johnson in his Team Mopar Dodge Dart continued his dominance of Bandimere Speedway when he recordered his sixth win at the track in his eighth consecutive final-round appearance. J.R. Todd (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also took home wins at the event.

NHRA: Hagan Has Big Goals Heading Into Denver

Matt Hagan isn’t going to make any bold claims following his first win of the season. But heading into a crucial stretch of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season it was precisely the type of performance the Funny Car standout wanted to see.

NHRA: Brown, Force, Enders-Stevens, Hines Win in Ohio

BROWN, FORCE, ENDERS-STEVENS, HINES WIN IN OHIO: In a side-by-side final-round duel with longtime rival Ron Capps, NHRA Funny Car icon John Force picked up his 140th career win last Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners in Norwalk. In the championship round, Force powered his Castrol GTX High Mileage Ford Mustang to a performance of 4.113 seconds at 317.27 mph while Capps had a run of 4.135 at 305.56 in his NAPA Auto Parts Dodge Charger. Force, the reigning Funny Car world champion, earned his first-ever win at Norwalk and second of the 2014 season.

NHRA: Hagan, Brown, Nobile, Arana Jr. Race to Wins in Chicago

HAGAN, BROWN, NOBILE, ARANA JR. RACE TO WINS IN CHICAGO: Matt Hagan ended an 11-race winless streak in Funny Car with a victory last Sunday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by Super Start Batteries. Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Vincent Nobile (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Route 66 Raceway.

NHRA: Schumacher, Capps, Connolly and Smith Win in Epping

Ron Capps raced to his first victory of the season in Funny Car Sunday at the Auto-Plus NHRA New England Nationals. Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Dave Connolly (Pro Stock) and Angie Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at New England Dragway. Capps drove his NAPA Auto Parts Dodge Charger to the win over Alexis DeJoria with a 4.095-second run at 315.19 mph to claim the 41st victory of his career.

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.

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.

NHRA: Six Decades of Drag Racing to Be Celebrated During Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals

SIX DECADES OF DRAG RACING TO BE CELEBRATED DURING CHEVROLET PERFORMANCE U.S. NATIONALS: The Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals will celebrates its 60th anniversary during the traditional Labor Day weekend showcase of speed and high performance. For six decades, the event has been a proving ground for the best NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series teams, and a victory at this event can elevate a driver to legendary status. Tickets are on sale now, and can be purchased by calling the NHRA Ticket Sales Center at 800-884-NHRA (6472), or online at www.NHRATIX.com.

NHRA: Force Earns 100th Female Victory in Mello Yello Drag Racing Series

FORCE EARNS 100TH FEMALE VICTORY IN NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING SERIES: Funny Car driver Courtney Force earned the 100th victory for female pro drivers in NHRA history Sunday at Heartland Park Topeka (Kansas) during the NHRA Kansas Nationals. It was her first win of the season and fourth of her career. She was the event's No. 1 qualifier and defeated Dale Creasy Jr., Jeff Arend and Tommy Johnson Jr. in the first three rounds before outrunning two-time world champ Cruz Pedregon in the final round to take the win.

NHRA: Memorial Day Weekend Racing Boosts Excitement in Topeka

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND RACING ADDS BOOST OF EXCITEMENT IN TOPEKA: Already home to some of the most historic runs in NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series history, Heartland Park Topeka created an added incentive for fans by hosting the 26th annual NHRA Kansas Nationals over Memorial Day weekend, May 23–25. It marks the eighth of 24 events during the 2014 NHRA season, and all of the stars in Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock are already anticipating the added excitement of racing on a holiday weekend.
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