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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.

Beckman Advances to Semifinals in Mopar Dodge Funny Car at NHRA Sonoma Nationals

July 30, 2017

Jack Beckman set the pace for Mopar this weekend, turning in a valiant effort in his Infinite Hero Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car with a semifinal appearance during the NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway.

Pritchett Takes No. 1 Qualifying Spot, Track Record for Mopar in Top Fuel at NHRA Sonoma

July 29, 2017

For the second week in a row, Leah Pritchett and her Mopar HEMI®-powered Top Fuel dragster will begin Sunday’s elimination rounds from the No. 1 position. Pritchett set a track record during qualifying for the 30th annual NHRA Sonoma Nationals.

Mopar-powered Drivers Pritchett, Johnson Runners-Up at Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals, Helms Wins Stock Eliminator

July 23, 2017

 Mopar-powered drivers Leah Pritchett and Tommy Johnson Jr. each went to the final round of their respective categories during the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway this weekend. Kevin Helms won the Stock Eliminator category in his 2013 Dodge Challenger.

Mopar Driver Pritchett Sets Track Record, Claims No. 1 Qualifying Position for Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals

July 22, 2017

Mopar Top Fuel driver Leah Pritchett set a track elapsed-time record during qualifying for this weekend’s Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway, meaning she will lead all machines featuring HEMI® power into Sunday eliminations as they vie for the “King or Queen of the Mountain” crown.

Schumacher Leads Mopar Drivers After Day One of Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals Qualifying

July 21, 2017

 Tony Schumacher leads Mopar-powered drivers after the first two qualifying sessions of the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.

Hagan to Debut Mopar 80th Anniversary Funny Car Graphics at Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals

July 20, 2017

Two-time NHRA Funny Car champion Matt Hagan will help wish the Mopar brand a happy 80th birthday in nitro HEMI®-engine fueled fashion, starting this weekend at the 38th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals near Denver.

Mopar Drivers Look to Celebrate Brand’s 80th Anniversary in Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals Winner’s Circle

July 17, 2017

The Mopar brand’s year-long 80th anniversary celebration will reach a fever pitch when the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series begins its yearly Western Swing at the 38th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colorado, July 21-23.

Capps Wins All-Mopar Funny Car Final in Dodge Charger R/T at NHRA Route 66 Nationals

July 9, 2017

Mopar driver Ron Capps continued his dream season during the NHRA Route 66 Nationals this weekend, picking up his sixth win of 2017 in his Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car as the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule kicked off its second half.

Beckman, Pritchett Give Mopar and Dodge Dual No. 2 Efforts During NHRA Route 66 Nationals Qualifying

July 8, 2017

Mopar drivers Jack Beckman and Leah Pritchett turned in No. 2 qualifying efforts in the Funny Car and Top Fuel categories, respectively, for the 20th annual NHRA Route 66 Nationals in Joliet, Illinois. 

Beckman Takes Two of Last Three with NHRA Norwalk Win in Mopar Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car

June 25, 2017

Jack Beckman continued his stellar month of June in the 11th annual NHRA Nationals this weekend at Summit Motorsports Park, driving his Mopar HEMI®-powered Infinite Hero Dodge Charger R/T to the Funny Car winner’s circle for the second time in the last three weeks.

Hagan Sets Norwalk Track Record in Mopar Dodge Funny Car, Claims No. 1 in NHRA Qualifying 

June 24, 2017

Matt Hagan and the Mopar Express Lane Dodge Charger R/T team set a track elapsed-time record during this weekend’s qualifying for the NHRA Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park, making a pass of 3.865 seconds at 333.33 mph to claim the No. 1 spot in the Funny Car category. 

Capps Wins All-Mopar Dodge Funny Car Final at Bristol, Pritchett Runner-up in Top Fuel

June 18, 2017

Ron Capps is making a habit of visiting the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series winner’s circle this season. On Sunday afternoon, Capps drove his Mopar HEMI®-powered Dodge Charger R/T from Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) to his fifth win of 2017 and his 54th Funny Car win overall during the Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. He defeated his Mopar teammate Jack Beckman in an all-Dodge final round.
 

Beckman Continues Mopar Funny Car Hot Streak with Win in Dodge Charger R/T at NHRA Summernationals

June 11, 2017

Jack Beckman got on the board in 2017 during the NHRA Summernationals at historic Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, becoming the sixth Mopar HEMI®-powered Nitro driver from Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) to win an event this year. The 2012 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Funny Car champion put his Infinite Hero Dodge Charger R/T in the winner’s circle for the first time this season and the 25th time in his Funny Car career.

Capps Leads Mopar and Dodge During NHRA Qualifying at Englishtown

June 10, 2017

All six Mopar HEMI®-powered Nitro cars from Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) will begin from inside the top nine on their respective elimination ladders at the 48th annual NHRA Summernationals, taking place this weekend at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Central New Jersey.

Hagan Wins NHRA New England Nationals in Mopar Express Lane Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car

June 4, 2017

Mopar HEMI® power just keeps winning Funny Car races on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series in 2017. Matt Hagan put his Mopar Express Lane Dodge Charger R/T in the winner’s circle for the third time this year at the New England Nationals on Sunday, besting Courtney Force in the Funny Car final round at New England Dragway. 

Pritchett Qualifies Mopar Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Top Fuel Dragster No. 1 at NHRA New England Nationals

June 3, 2017

Leah Pritchett qualified her Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Top Fuel dragster No. 1 at New England Dragway with a pass of 3.673 seconds at 328.86 mph in her Mopar HEMI®-powered machine. 
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