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Richie Crampton right pulled off the upset in the first round of Top Fuel, taking out Brittany Force's digger with a stout 3. Crampton then went on to lose to Doug Kalitta in the second round.
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Torrence is on a tear and is headed to the semis to face Khalid Al Balooshi. Stay tuned to see how those races shake out and who goes to the money round. Force then raced Tommy Johnson Jr. Get this; Force ran mph while Johnson blasted off a in the next lane. Gary Densham and Alexis DeJoria had a pedal-fest in the first round, as both lost the hook and had to get on and off the gas to stay alive.
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It was Densham getting to the stripe first however, advancing him to round number two. Unfortunately for him, he couldn't quite handle Del Worsham's 4. A flattened set of headers and an early trip home was the result. He will face Del Worsham in the semi. Worsham ran a 4. Vince Nobile took out Shawn Tucker's machine in the first round, while elsewhere on the ladder defending champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. Nobile and Coughlin will therefore meet in the semi-finals. Gaines who took out Greg Stanfield.
So far in eliminations, Gaines has a slight ET advantage over the former Jr. Steve Torrence back to the camera and Khalid Al Balooshi wish each other luck prior to bucking into their Top Fuelers for the semi-final round.
Both men's energy levels were through the roof as they strapped in, and their on-track matchup did not disappoint. Torrence got a slight holeshot with a. Kalitta won it by. So both semi-final round matchups in Top Fuel were decided by a total of. The final against Kalitta and alBalooshi is going to be epic!
The first pair saw Hagan get a. We got beat in St. Louis in the first round and then came back in Reading. It takes the losing to enjoy the wining. The last four years we have been digging through adversity and really took a lot of heat for sticking with the six-disc clutch, people wanted us to revert to the five-disc clutch but Mike Green stood his ground and made us use that six disc clutch and we won a championship.
It is a gift of a job to go out and drive for the U.
Army, my dad and my guys. This is what life is about, family, and we love them. His eight championships are the most for any Top Fuel racer. Schumacher is the son of racing pioneer Don Schumacher. His first career Top Fuel start was in Indianapolis in Dickie Venables Team Owner: Hagan secured his second Funny Car world championship with three wins and two runner-up finishes on the season.
He also powered to two No. Hagan clinched the championship with his victory over Tommy Johnson Jr. Hagan went to defeat John Force in the finals for his fourth win of the season. This is the second Funny Car world championship for crew chief Dickie Venables. Hagan began the Countdown to the Championship in the eighth position but immediately jumped to third when he defeated John Force in the finals in Charlotte.
He took the points lead following his victory at the Reading event. Hagan raced to four final round appearances, one semifinal finish and one quarterfinal appearance in the Countdown. Hagan had only six first round losses during the year. We still got a lot of work to do. This is a really special championship for me. We came out and stumbled a little bit on Friday but Dickie Venables crew chief did a good job recovering and put a new fuel pump on the car, found some mistakes that we made and went out there and ran really strong and kept it two rounds ahead of John.
It was a tough race all the way down to the end and gave the fans what they were waiting for. Hopefully we can go out here and win another race.
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It is just great to have this experience. Elite Motorsports Chevy Camaro wins: Richard Freeman Season summary: Erica Enders-Stevens raced to her first career Pro Stock world championship with six race victories and one runner-up finish on the season.
Her 12 career wins are the most by any female Pro Stock winner and she is third on the all-time female win list. Enders-Stevens gained the points lead following the first Las Vegas race and maintained the lead until the Brainerd event where she slipped to second.
She was as low as fourth until the Las Vegas race when she powered to the No. We were able to get it done and I give God all the glory. Also teamwork, teamwork makes the dreamwork.Erica Enders wins Back-to-Back NHRA Championships
I say that in every interview and I believe that in the bottom of my heart. I was a little kid with a big dream. Racing juniors when I was eight years old and then moved up to Super Comp and Super Gas for five years.