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Nitro Shots: It’s My Party and I’ll Cry If I Want To

Nhra 2016 Englishtown Angelle Sampey On Bike Courtesy Nhra

Angelle Sampey won her first Pro Stock Motorcycle race in nine years and was emotional about the win and what it meant to her. Most would say this reaction is understandable, in addition to Sampey being an emotional person to start. Then there are those few who call her out on social media for her tears, …

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Nitro Shots: The Good Old Days

Nhra Chi Town Hustler Historic Funny Car Courtesy Nhra

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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 vote is ranking fans’ favorite …

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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 faced off against Steve Torrence …

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Nitro Shots: Close ‘Em Up Or Let ‘Em Dominate?

We have a great debate about NHRA’s Countdown championship format on our hands here. It’s called KB Racing. Jason Line has won five of eight races so far this season and his teammate Greg Anderson has won the other three. Third driver, Bo Butner, has also seen some final round action. As a matter of fact, …

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Torrence, DeJoria, Anderson and Krawiec Top Charts for 4-Wide Nationals

Nhra 2016 Charlotte Eddie Krawiec Top Qualifier Credit Toni Montgomery

Top Fuel driver Steve Torrence got his 4-Wide weekend off to a strong start, topping the one and only qualifying session on a rainy Friday and holding on through two rounds on a sunny and warm Saturday to take home No. 1 qualifier honors for the NHRA’s most unique event of the season. Torrence posted a …

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