DAVE CONNOLLY EAGER FOR TOP FUEL DEBUT AT CIRCLE K NHRA WINTERNATIONALS

POMONA, Calif. — Dave Connolly is just two weeks away from making his NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel debut when the 2015 season begins with the Circle K NHRA Winternationals, Feb. 5-8, at historic Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Needless to say, the longtime Pro Stock star is more than thrilled to experience his first race behind the wheel of his 10,000-horsepower C&J Energy Services dragster at the tradition-rich season-opener at the fabled Southern California dragstrip. “The season is right around the corner and that’s pretty exciting,” Connolly said. “I’ve been able to experience a lot, getting that first full pass and I’ve really grown to appreciate the car. These Top Fuel cars are the baddest things on the planet. There’s no way to prepare for it. These cars are so impressive. They just set you back in the seat the whole way down the track.” Connolly [...]

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PDRA SEASON OPENER, MARCH 20-21, 2015

PDRA SEASON OPENER, MARCH 20-21, 2015 WHAT: Texas Motorplex will host the PDRA Texas Nationals for the first time on March 20-21, 2015. The all Pro Mod show will feature the quickest and fastest 1/8-mile race cars in the world. The 10-event national tour kicks off at the historic Motorplex with more than 200 professional teams vying for valuable championship points. The PDRA was founded in 2014 by an elite group of racers committed to bringing credibility and stability to the sport of 1/8 mile drag racing. Jason Scruggs, Tommy Franklin, Gene Hector, and Roger Henson started the PDRA to preserve a viable door-slammer series that would benefit the fans, marketing partners, racers, and all those affiliated with the professional drag racing industry. WHERE: Texas Motorplex, Ennis, Texas. Track is located on Hwy. 287, two miles west of Ennis, between Interstates 35 and 45. WHEN: March 20-21, 2015. SCHEDULE: Wednesday, [...]

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TOP DRAGSTER, TOP SPORTSMAN TO COMPETE FOR NHRA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS IN 2015

GLENDORA, Calif. (Jan. 9, 2015) — NHRA announced today that competitors in the Top Dragster and Top Sportsman classes will compete for NHRA National Championships beginning in 2015. Both season champions will be awarded with NHRA National Champion’s Wally trophies along with National Championship rings and jackets. The two classes will be contested at 14 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national events across the country, as well as the three NHRA JEGS SPORTSnationals events and at all NHRA Lucas Drag Racing Series divisional events. To earn NHRA National Championships, drivers in both classes will count their best three of their first five national events, and their best five of their first eight divisional events. The JEGS SPORTSnationals events will be counted as national events, with competitors earning national event points. The six-second, 200 mph race cars featured in both classes have continued to increase in popularity and participation. The [...]

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NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING SERIES RETURNS TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TO OPEN 2015 SEASON WITH CIRCLE K NHRA WINTERNATIONALS

POMONA, Calif. — The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will kick-off another season in sunny Southern California with the tradition-rich Circle K NHRA Winternationals, Feb. 5-8, at historic Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Celebrating its 55th running, the iconic season-opener has always been on the top of every NHRA driver’s list of dream races to win on the Mello Yello circuit. Drag racing’s biggest names have reigned supreme at the facility located at the L.A. Fairplex, also home to the Los Angeles County Fair. The best in Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock will once again attempt to get off to a lightning quick start at one of drag racing’s most revered events. Khalid alBalooshi (Top Fuel), John Force (Funny Car) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) were last year’s winners of the race that will once again be televised nationally on ESPN2. In Top Fuel, reigning world champion [...]

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Bracket Racer Celebration this Saturday, January 10.

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02/20/15 http://texasmotorplex.com/events/full-schedule/ Renewal Deadline for AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals Tickets Renewal Deadline for AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals Tickets in Ennis, Tx Texas Motorplex
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