2014 NHRDA WORLD FINALS

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SCHUMACHER, C. FORCE, CONNOLLY AND HINES WIN AAA TEXAS NHRA FALLNATIONALS

ENNIS, Texas – Tony Schumacher and his U.S. Army Top Fuel dragster team are rounding into championship form as he raced to his second victory in as many days, this time winning the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Sunday at Texas Motorplex. Courtney Force (Funny Car) Dave Connolly (Pro Stock), and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also winners in their categories at the second of six playoff races in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship. Schumacher, who won the delayed Charlotte event here on Saturday, defeated No. 1 qualifier J.R. Todd in the finals for his 76th career Top Fuel win. Schumacher posted a winning run of 3.891 seconds at 318.62 mph to Todd’s trailing run of 4.134 at 251.49 in his Optima Batteries dragster. With the back-to-back wins, he moved into the championship lead, and holds a 106-point advantage over second place Steve Torrence. Schumacher defeated Leah [...]

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TODD, C. FORCE, S. GRAY AND KRAWIEC RACE TO NO. 1 QUALIFYING POSITIONS AT AAA TEXAS NHRA FALLNATIONALS

ENNIS, Texas – Courtney Force earned her fourth No. 1 qualifying position of the season Saturday at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals following her track record setting performance on Friday. J.R. Todd (Top Fuel), Shane Gray (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations for the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals. It is the second playoff race in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship. She raced to her seventh career No. 1 with a performance of 4.039 seconds at 314.90 mph in her Traxxas Ford Mustang. Her most recent No. 1 qualifying position came in Sonoma, an event she went on to win after defeating her father John in the final. “It feels good to have the Traxxas Ford Mustang back in the No. 1 spot, especially back here in Texas,” said Force who has two No. 1 qualifying [...]

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Tickets Available for Championship Sunday

Tickets are still available for Championship Sunday at the AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals. You can buy your tickets online here, call 1-800-Motorplex or simply walk up to to the ticket office to purchase your Sunday tickets. Join pro drivers at 9:30 Sunday morning to participate in the annual track walk! You don’t want to miss this up close and personal experience before Championship racing begins. Be a part of the Countdown to the Championship!!!!

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C. FORCE, TODD, S. GRAY AND ARANA JR., RACE TO QUALIFYING LEADS AT AAA TEXAS NHRA FALLNATIONALS

ENNIS, Texas – Courtney Force raced to the Funny Car qualifying lead Friday at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals with a track record performance at Texas Motorplex. J.R. Todd (Top Fuel), Shane Gray (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) led their respective categories during round two of the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship playoffs near Dallas. Force set both ends of the track record in her Traxxas Ford Mustang with a 4.039-second pass at 314.90 mph. She has three No. 1 qualifying positions this year and six in her 65-race career. “Going into this race I was confident that we had a good car,” said Force. “To go out there and go to the No. 1 spot with our Traxxas team and run a number like that, is a good weekend so far. We still have tomorrow and it is going to down since we [...]

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Date Event City Venue
Series: Fast Friday / NHRA Street Legal
10/25/14 http://texasmotorplex.com/events/full-schedule/ Ultimate Street Night/Texas 275 Ultimate Street Night/Texas 275 in Ennis, Tx Texas Motorplex
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $20 to Race and $10 to Watch. Age restrictions: All Ages.

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