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NHRA MAC TOOLS U.S. NATIONALS PRO STOCK NOTEBOOK

MONDAY - PRO STOCK NOTEBOOK

Gimmies and Do Overs – Greg Anderson admitted if
Dave Connolly wanted a do-over, he’d take one as well. Connolly was too quick on
the tree and Anderson could’ve been a bit quicker. Anderson will admit that a
.03 or quicker, and he’d have been an Indy runner-up.

NHRA MAC TOOLS U.S. NATIONALS - FUNNY CAR NOTEBOOK

MONDAY NOTEBOOK

Sophomore Officially - The event marks Mike
Ashley’s one year anniversary in the funny car category.  Ashley was a standout
in the Pro Modified category before switching to the nitro burners and recently
moved his Torco backed team under the umbrella of Don Schumacher Racing.

NHRA MAC TOOLS U.S. NATIONALS - TOP FUEL NOTEBOOK

MONDAY - TOP FUEL NOTEBOOK

NHRA U.S. NATIONALS - HOME PAGE


Keep up with this weekend's NHRA Mac Tools U.S. Nationals action from
Indianapolis. Check out the results and our exclusive pit notebooks.

MEMPHIS NOTEBOOK

MONDAY NOTEBOOK –

 

TOP FUEL

Welcome to the TF rookie - Doug Kalitta has been in 52 final
rounds and this was Hillary Will’s first. The points leader admitted he didn’t
feel a bit of remorse en route to beating her.

“You can’t make it too easy on them,” Kalitta said. ‘She almost beat me. It
was her first opportunity to go after a win and by beating her makes her
hungrier.”

OREILLY NHRA MID-SOUTH NATIONALS

MONDAY
FINAL -
FORCE, KALITTA, JOHNSON AND HINES WIN

RAIN-DELAYED
O'REILLY NHRA MID-SOUTH NATIONALS


 


EVENT NOTEBOOK

IHRA WORLD NATIONALS - NOTEBOOK

 

IHRA CANADIAN NATIONALS, Toronto, Ontario

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The IHRA eMax Drag Racing Series returns to Toronto, Ontario, for the completion of the rain-delayed IHRA Canadian Nationals.

IHRA WORLD NATIONALS

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Keep up with this weekend's IHRA SKULL Gear World Nationals action in Norwalk, Ohio. Check out the results and our exclusive pit notebook.

2006 NHRA LUCAS OIL NATIONALS - COMPLETED EVENTS

Brandon Bernstein upset three-time series
champion Tony Schumacher Sunday in the Top Fuel final of the $1.6 million Lucas
Oil NHRA Nationals for his third victory of the season. Bernstein's 4.510-second
pass at 329.34 mph was enough to dismiss the hottest driver on the NHRA tour,
who smoked his tires a few hundred feet down Brainerd International Raceway.

Rounding out the Sunday winners were Tommy Johnson Jr. in his Skoal Racing
Chevy Monte Carlo (Funny Car), Dave Connolly in his Skull Shine Chevy Cobalt
(Pro Stock) and Antron Brown on his U.S. Army Suzuki (Pro Stock Motorcycle).

Bernstein shook off a forgettable Western Swing, where he failed to win a
single round, with a stunning victory in his Budweiser dragster over the
three-time and defending champion Schumacher, who went into tire-spin at half
track. The pilot of the U.S. Army dragster was competing in his fifth
consecutive final round, two short of his own NHRA Top Fuel record for
consecutive final rounds (7).

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