The 11th annual NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway gave one driver his fourth Countdown to the Championship win, while two drivers finally found their ways to victory lane for the first time in this championship chase.
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As teams encamp at zMAX Dragway for the NHRA Carolina Nationals, drying out after battling the dregs of Hurricane Michael, it’s time to look at who’s hot and who’s not.
Courtney Force, the youngest daughter of team owner and 16-time NHRA Mello Yello Funny Car champion John Force, entered the series’ six-race Countdown to the Championship playoffs seeded No. 1. Since then, it’s been goose eggs for NHRA’s most successful female driver.
This year’s NHRA Countdown to the Championship bears little resemblance to LE Tonglet’s first season of Pro Stock Motorcycle competition.
Woe to anyone who underestimates Steve Torrence and Robert Hight. These two guys are turning NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship six-race playoffs into their personal playgrounds.
NHRA point leaders were all the rage at this weekend’s AAA Texas NHRA Nationals at Texas Motorplex.
The second NHRA Countdown to the Championship race outside St Louis at Gateway Motorsports Park two weeks ago boasted a compelling and fiery finish.
After a week off to breathe and prepare for another two rounds of NHRA Countdown to the Championship races in consecutive weeks, it’s time to revive competition in NHRA’s four top Mello Yello categories, as well as finish out the Factory Stock Showroom competition for the year.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Tanner Gray, the 19-year-old leading NHRA’s Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship Pro Stock standings, is going back to his racing roots.