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  1. NHRA - Matt Hagan roars through Seattle - Northwest Nationals

    Terry Blount

    Will the real Matt Hagan please stand up? You know, the 2011 Funny Car champ who dominated the field Sunday, not the impostor who all but disappeared in 2012.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2013
  2. Ron Capps fails to qualify for first time in 34 NHRA events

    Terry Blount

    NHRA Funny Car veteran Ron Capps, who ranks No. 2 in the season standings, failed to qualify Saturday at the Northwest Nationals.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2013
  3. NHRA -- John Force mulling Top Fuel, cites new sponsorship

    Terry Blount

    NHRA legend John Force, an iconic, 15-time Funny Car champion, might end his career in a Top Fuel dragster because of sponsorship changes coming to his organization.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2013
  4. Courtney Force comfortable in her own skin - ESPN The Mag - Body ...

    Terry Blount

    Courtney Force took a year to think about it before saying yes. The 25-year-old NHRA Funny Car driver is the only auto racer in the Body Issue of ESPN The Magazine, which hits newsstands July 12. Force is one of 21 athletes who posed nude for the i...

    Blog | Conversation | June 26, 2013
  5. NHRA - John and Courtney are Forces to be reckoned with

    Terry Blount

    Courtney Force has her sights set on an NHRA Funny Car championship. Here's the intrigue: She'll likely have to go through her father, 15-time champ John Force, to get one.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2013
  6. Brittany Force to be first Force girl to race Top Fuel

    Terry Blount

    Brittany Force is not following the footsteps of sisters Ashley and Courtney. Brittany is entering the family business and changing it as the same time.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2013
  7. Del Worsham, former NHRA champion, will return to Funny Car in 20...

    Terry Blount

    Del Worsham, who retired after winning the 2011 NHRA Top Fuel championship, is returning to the driver's seat in 2013.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2012
  8. NHRA - Antron Brown and Jack Beckman win emotional titles

    Terry Blount

    Antron Brown and teammate Jack Beckman pulled through Sunday with championships in Top Fuel and Funny Car, respectively. Emotions on this day were intense.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2012
  9. Funny Car driver Todd Lesenko unhurt after engine explodes

    Terry Blount

    NHRA Funny Car driver Todd Lesenko was unhurt Saturday when his engine exploded on a qualifying run and shot the body off the car more than 50 feet in the air before it landed in the return lane at Auto Club Raceway.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2012
  10. NHRA - Antron Brown on the cusp of making NHRA history

    Terry Blount

    Antron Brown understands why his winning an NHRA title -- the first for an African-American -- would be such a big deal, but he doesn't see it that way. He just wants to own that trophy.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2012
  11. NHRA - Don Schumacher Racing on cusp of great feat

    Terry Blount

    Don Schumacher has known greatness as a team owner. He's on the verge of it again as his drivers vie for the Top Fuel and Funny Car titles at Pomona.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  12. Jack Beckman OK after NHRA funny car explodes in practice

    Terry Blount

    Jack Beckman, who is hoping to win his first NHRA Funny Car championship this weekend, came out unscathed when his car exploded near the finish line of his first round qualifying run Thursday at Auto Club Raceway.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  13. NHRA - New crew, new life for Funny Car contender Jack Beckman

    Terry Blount

    If Jack Beckman is going to win the 2012 NHRA Funny Car championship, he'll have to beat his own team to do it. Confused? Yeah, we thought so. Terry Blount spells it out for us.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  14. U.S. Nationals postponed by NHRA due to rain in Indianapolis

    Terry Blount

    Steady rain in Indianapolis has forced the NHRA to postpone Monday's U.S. Nationals until next weekend, Sept. 8-9 at Lucas Oil Raceway.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2012
  15. NHRA - Matt Hagan among those with one last shot at NHRA's Countd...

    Terry Blount

    Only one Funny Car champion has failed to make the NHRA's Countdown playoffs the following season. Matt Hagan heads to Indy this weekend to make sure he's not the second.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2012
  16. NHRA - Expect the unexpected at Heartland Park Topeka

    Terry Blount

    What the heck is going on in the NHRA? Good teams are struggling (or exploding). Second-tier teams are lighting it up. In other words, expect the unexpected at Topeka.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2012