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Toni Montgomery

An editor for the Frontstretch since 2006, Toni heads up the open-wheel portion of the website along with its NHRA coverage. Creative Director for Open-Wheel Wednesdays, she’s also responsible for pre- and post-race columns along with special features highlighting IndyCar and Formula One. An award-winning writer for the Presbyterian Church, Toni freelances with both writing and web design in North Carolina.

Nitro Shots: The Good Old Days

NHRA Chi-Town Hustler historic Funny Car courtesy NHRA

In case you missed it, NHRA is having a season-long celebration around Funny Car, celebrating 50 years of that particular class. As part of the celebration, historic cars are making appearances at events, television coverage is featuring the drivers and cars of the past, and perhaps as a centerpiece, a season-long …

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Antron Brown, Ron Capps, Greg Anderson Win Rain-Delayed New England Nationals

NHRA 2016 Epping Antron Brown Greg Anderson Ron Capps winners courtesy NHRA

Persistent rains washed out the NHRA New England Nationals from New England Dragway in Epping, N.H. yesterday, forcing postponement of the Mello Yello Series eliminations to Monday. Everything went off without a hitch though on the makeup day, with Antron Brown, Ron Capps and Greg Anderson taking home the wins. Brown …

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Nitro Shots: Great Scary News

NHRA 2016 Topeka Doug Kalitta on track courtesy NHRA

For the second time this year, NHRA blew the audience numbers out of the water, amassing 1,367,000 viewers for the Sunday’s finals show for the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals from Atlanta. Earlier this season, the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals from Las Vegas captured nearly 1.3 million viewers. …

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