DRAG RACING

TORRENCE, HIGHT, FREEMAN AND M. SMITH SECURE NO. 1 SPOTS AT DODGE MILE-HIGH NHRA NATIONALS PRESENTED BY PENNZOIL

MORRISON, Colo. – Steve Torrence continued his dominant pace on Saturday, powering to the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel during the 40th annual Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Bandimere Speedway. Robert Hight (Funny Car), Richard Freeman (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also qualified No. 1 in their…

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PEDREGON, TORRENCE, ANDERSON AND HINES RACE TO PROVISIONAL NO. 1 SPOTS AT DODGE MILE-HIGH NHRA NATIONALS PRESENTED BY PENNZOIL

MORRISON, Colo. – Looking for his first No. 1 qualifier since 2015, Cruz Pedregon raced to the provisional top spot in Funny Car on Friday during the 40th annual Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Bandimere Speedway. Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are also…

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DEFENDING WORLD CHAMPIONS TODD AND S. TORRENCE PROVISIONAL QUALIFYING LEADERS AT THE MENARDS NHRA HEARTLAND NATIONALS PRESENTED BY MINTIES

TOPEKA, Kan. – Defending Funny Car and Top Fuel world champions J.R. Todd and Steve Torrence powered to the top of their respective categories Friday evening at the 31st annual Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties at Heartland Motorsports Park for the 10th of 24 events on the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing…

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Why Is Drag Racing Called Drag Racing?

BY:  Jason Torchinsky I have a lot of respect for the sport of drag racing, partially because I believe there’s a lot more nuance and complexity to it than most people think, and also because I once almost crashed a dragster because I’m a moron. One thing I’ve never fully understood, though, is the name: why is called drag racing?…

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WILKERSON, SALINAS, BUTNER AND HECTOR JR. EARN PROVISIONAL NO. 1 QUALIFYING POSITIONS AT DENSO SPARK PLUGS NHRA FOUR-WIDE NATIONALS

·    Tim Wilkerson looks for first No. 1 qualifier in Funny Car since Bristol 2017 ·    Mike Salinas earns Top Fuel provisional No. 1 on Friday ·    Bo Butner looks for second Pro Stock No. 1 qualifying position of the season ·    Hector Arana Jr. searches for third career Pro Stock Motorcycle No. 1 qualifier at Las Vegas  LAS VEGAS…

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RACING ON TV: WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK

IMSA returns to action at Sebring in March.PHOTO BY MOTORSPORT IMAGES-LAT Where to find racing action, on TV and online BY:  MIKE PRYSON FRIDAY, MARCH 22 — NHRA in 30, Gainesville, Fla.; 1 a.m., FS2 (T) — Indy Lights practice, Austin, Texas; 9 a.m., RoadtoIndy.tv(L) — NTT IndyCar Series practice, Austin, Texas; 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.,…

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