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Capps Earns Runner-up Finish in Mopar Dodge Funny Car at NHRA FallNationals

October 15, 2017

For the second year in a row, Mopar Funny Car driver Ron Capps went to the final round of the NHRA FallNationals at Texas Motorplex near Dallas, but he again came up just short of winning at the all-concrete drag strip for the second time in his career. Still, Capps’ final-round appearance was the 12th of the year for his HEMI®-powered Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car from Don Schumacher Racing (DSR), and the 19th time this season that at least one Mopar Dodge from DSR has gone to the final round in the category through 22 events.

Mopar Drivers Capps and Schumacher Each Qualify No. 2 for NHRA FallNationals

October 14, 2017

Ron Capps qualified No. 2 for the 32nd annual NHRA FallNationals in his Mopar-powered Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car from Don Schumacher Racing (DSR), while his Mopar teammate Tony Schumacher also qualified second in Top Fuel.

Capps Wins Eighth of Season in Mopar Dodge Funny Car at NHRA Midwest Nationals  

October 1, 2017

Mopar Funny Car driver Ron Capps marched to his second win in a row on Sunday in his HEMI®-powered Dodge Charger R/T at a packed Gateway Motorsports Park, giving him his eighth victory of the year and the 14th overall for Mopar in the category in 2017. The win in the sixth annual NHRA Midwest Nationals, held in the shadow of St. Louis’ Gateway Arch,  also extended Capps’ points lead as the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship playoffs reach the halfway mark. 

Pritchett Claims No. 2 Qualifying Spot in Mopar Top Fuel Dragster at NHRA Midwest Nationals  

September 30, 2017

On a gorgeous fall weekend at Gateway Motorsports Park near downtown St. Louis, Leah Pritchett led all Mopar HEMI®-powered drivers in qualifying for the sixth annual NHRA Midwest Nationals with a second-place effort in Top Fuel.

Capps Wins Dodge NHRA Nationals in Mopar-powered Dodge Charger Funny Car

September 24, 2017

Mopar HEMI® power claimed its 13th NHRA Funny Car win of 2017 on Sunday at Maple Grove Raceway, as Ron Capps drove his Dodge Charger R/T from Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) to the winner’s circle at the Dodge NHRA Nationals. Capps bested Courtney Force in the final round at the Reading-area track to pick up his seventh victory of the season and the 18th for HEMI power from DSR in both Nitro categories overall.

Hagan Qualifies Dodge Charger Funny Car No. 2 to Lead Mopar at Dodge NHRA Nationals

September 23, 2017

Led by Funny Car driver Matt Hagan and the Mopar 80th/Express Lane Dodge Charger R/T crew, Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) teams featuring Mopar HEMI® power made a number of strong qualifying runs in unseasonably warm conditions during the 33rd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway. The solid efforts set up the opportunity for each team to go deep into Sunday’s elimination rounds in both Funny Car and Top Fuel at the second event of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship playoffs.

Hagan Leads Mopar After First Day of Qualifying at Dodge NHRA Nationals

September 22, 2017

The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship continues this weekend with the 33rd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway near Reading. After the first day of qualifying, Matt Hagan and the Mopar 80th/Express Lane Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car team from Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) sit in the second position to lead the Mopar HEMI®-powered contingent.

Johnson, Capps, Schumacher Turn in Second-Round Finishes for Mopar and Dodge at NHRA Carolina Nationals

September 17, 2017

Three Mopar-powered teams from Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) opened the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship playoffs with second-round finishes in the 10th annual Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway near Charlotte.

Pritchett, Johnson Pace Mopar and Dodge in NHRA Carolina Nationals Qualifying

September 16, 2017

Mopar Top Fuel driver Leah Pritchett and Funny Car counterpart Tommy Johnson Jr. qualified No. 3 in their respective categories for this weekend’s NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway, putting HEMI® power from Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) near the top of Sunday’s Nitro elimination ladders as the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship begins.

Mopar Mega Block Party, Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Match Races Highlight Dodge NHRA Nationals

September 13, 2017

The Mopar Mega Block Party will jump start the Dodge NHRA Nationals for the second consecutive year, with a full slate of fan-friendly activities set for Thursday, September 21, at FirstEnergy Stadium in Reading, Pennsylvania. The free-to-the-public event is scheduled from 4-10 p.m. Eastern and will feature a home run derby, the unveiling of Top Fuel driver Leah Pritchett’s dragster featuring a wrap celebrating the Mopar brand’s 80th anniversary, Dodge Challenger SRT Demon simulators, an NHRA driver autograph session and much more.

Capps Drives Mopar Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car to NHRA U.S. Nationals Runner-up Finish

September 4, 2017

Ron Capps came as close as he ever had to winning the NHRA U.S. Nationals on Monday afternoon. Capps put his Mopar HEMI®-powered Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car in the final round for the first time in the ultra-prestigious event at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, but in the end he finished just shy of checking off the biggest item remaining on the to-dolist in his storied career.

Hagan Qualifies Mopar Dodge Funny Car No. 1 at NHRA U.S. Nationals, Beckman Wins Traxxas Nitro Shootout

September 3, 2017

For the second consecutive year, Matt Hagan and the Mopar 80th/Express Lane Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car team qualified No. 1 for the prestigious NHRA U.S. Nationals. They will look to end their Labor Day Weekend in the Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis winner’s circle on Monday—just as they did last season.

Mopar Funny Car Driver Hagan Remains No. 1 in NHRA U.S. Nationals Qualifying

September 2, 2017

With two qualifying sessions remaining before Pro elimination rounds of the 63rd annual NHRA U.S. Nationals kick off on Monday, all teams in the Funny Car category are chasing Mopar HEMI® power from Don Schumacher Racing (DSR).

Daniels Wins Mopar HEMI® Challenge, Hagan and Pritchett are Provisional No. 1 Qualifiers at NHRA U.S. Nationals

September 1, 2017

Jimmy Daniels is two-for-two in the Mopar HEMI® Challenge. The 21-year-old driver from Yardley, Pennsylvania, made his second start in the prestigious annual event on Friday during the NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, and drove his 1968 Dodge Dart to the winner’s circle for the second consecutive year.  

Mopar-powered Racer Allen Johnson to Retire from Pro Stock Competition After 2017 Season

September 1, 2017

Longtime Mopar fan favorite and 2012 NHRA Pro Stock World Champion Allen Johnson announced his retirement from Pro Stock competition at the end of this season during a press conference on Friday at the NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis.

Wolkwitz Qualifies No. 1 for Mopar HEMI® Challenge, McCandless Honored with President’s Award

August 31, 2017

Gary Wolkwitz grabbed the No. 1 qualifying position for the prestigious 17th annual Mopar HEMI® Challenge at this week’s U.S. Nationals, turning in a superb pass of 8.443 seconds in his sleek 1968 Dodge Dart at Lucas Oil Raceway

Mopar to Shine Spotlight on Sportsman Racers During 63rd Annual NHRA U.S. Nationals

August 22, 2017

Each year, the prestigious U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway near Indianapolis bring together not only the best Pro drag racers in the world, but also the top Sportsman competitors from all categories. Mopar’s Sportsman racers have reached national and divisional winner’s circles across the country this season, and during Labor Day weekend they will be a major part of “The Big Go.”

Pritchett Takes Top Fuel Win for Mopar at NHRA Brainerd, Johnson Runner-up in Funny Car

August 20, 2017

 Mopar-powered Leah Pritchett dominated the Top Fuel category in the 36th annual NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway, starting with a national elapsed-time record during qualifying on Friday evening and ending with a spot in the winner’s circle Sunday afternoon.

Pritchett Qualifies No. 1 with National Record in Mopar Top Fuel Dragster at NHRA Brainerd

August 19, 2017

Leah Pritchett made history during qualifying for the 36th annual NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway, turning in the sport’s quickest elapsed time ever in her Mopar HEMI®-powered Top Fuel dragster. Pritchett’s time of 3.640 seconds at 330.63 mph lowered her own national E.T. record from earlier this season.

Johnson Finishes as Runner-up in Mopar Dodge Funny Car at NHRA Northwest Nationals

August 6, 2017

Mopar driver Tommy Johnson Jr. went to the final round for the third time in the last four NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events this weekend, but he came up just one win light short of taking the Funny Car category victory during the NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways.
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