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Racing News: Snake & Mongoose to Appear at PRI Grand Opening Breakfast

The Grand Opening Breakfast at the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show will feature special appearance of two of the biggest names in drag racing's storied history—Don "Snake" Prudhomme and Tom "Mongoose" McEwen—on the morning of Thursday, December 11, 2014.

NHRA: Lucas Wins in Top Fuel; Funny Car, Pro Stock to Be Completed in Indy

Morgan Lucas raced to his third Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Top Fuel victory in spectacular fashion Sunday to close out the rain-drenched NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Brainerd Int'l Raceway. The Funny Car final round between John Force and Ron Capps, along with the Pro Stock semifinals and final was postponed by NHRA officials due to darkness and inclement weather following a day filled with multiple rain delays.

Racing News: Sheehan/Arsham 3Peat at Mazda Raceway in Touring

The team of Gary Sheehan and Ali Arsham made it three wins in a row in the Touring class of the Nitto Tires United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC) at Mazda Raceway. Andrie Hartanto won the GT class and made up some points in the championship.

NHRA: J. Force, Kalitta and Line End Western Swing With Victories

John Force earned his third win of the season by racing to the Funny Car victory at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals presented by Super Start Batteries at Pacific Raceways.

Racing News: Olsbergs Rallycross Cars Post Fast Runs in Charlotte

Speedway motors announced its sponsorship of the SCCA Classic American Muscle Invitational Challenge; and Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST rallycross cars post fast runs in Charlotte.

NHRA: alBalooshi, C. Force, Line and Krawiec Take Home Wins in Sonoma

Khalid alBalooshi (Top Fuel), Courtney Force (Pro Stock), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) took home wins at the NHRA Sonoma Nationals—the second of three races in the Western Swing. In Top Fuel, alBalooshi piloted his Al-Anabi Racing dragster to a 3.912 at 309.42, defeating teammate Shawn Langdon. It was the second win of the season for alBalooshi, who celebrated his 35th birthday during race day, and fourth of his career.

Racing News: McNamara Takes Victory in Formula DRIFT Round 5: Throwdown

Formula DRIFT returned to Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, Washington, last weekend for Round 5: Throwdown, where Darren McNamara in the Falken Tire Nissan S14 took his first victory of the season.

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.

Racing News: Masao Suenaga Takes Formula DRIFT Japan Event Victory

Formula DRIFT entered Fuji Speedway for the first Formula DRIFT Japan event for Round 2 of the Formula DRIFT Asia Championship where Japan’s own Masao Suenaga took the inaugural event victory.

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.
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