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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

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.

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.

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 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.

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. 

Capps Wins Fourth Straight in All-Mopar Dodge Charger R/T NHRA Funny Car Final at Topeka

May 21, 2017

Ron Capps took home the Wally trophy in Funny Car for the 53rd time in his career and fourth race in a row at the NHRA Heartland Nationals, driving his Dodge Charger R/T to the victory over his Mopar and Don Schumacher Racing teammate Matt Hagan. 

Hagan Sets National Funny Car Records, Schumacher Takes No. 1 Spot in Top Fuel for Mopar Sweep in NHRA Topeka Qualifying

May 20, 2017

Mopar swept qualifying in both Nitro categories at the NHRA Heartland Nationals, as Funny Car driver Matt Hagan re-wrote the record book twice while his Don Schumacher Racing teammate Tony Schumacher set quick time in the Top Fuel ranks. 

Spots Available for “Mopar Road Ready Powered by Dodge” Teen Safe-driving Classes in Bradenton

May 10, 2017

Spots are still available for parents seeking to sign up their teens for one of four available “Mopar Road Ready Powered by Dodge” teen safe-driving classes scheduled for May 20-21 at Bradenton Motorsports Park.
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