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  1. Funny car champ Tony Pedregon's season may be heating up

    Bill Stephens

    Tony Pedregon is having a pretty good season, with three victories so far. Sure, there were a couple of car explosions and he's nearly seven rounds of racing out of first place, but the Funny Car champion knows things tend to even out, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2008
  2. Bernstein ready to put winless first half behind him

    Bill Stephens

    Brandon Bernstein has never had a winless season in Top Fuel, but he's halfway there now. With the Western Swing on the horizon and the days getting hotter, it's like just a matter of time before Bernstein heats up himself, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2008
  3. With a round win finally booked, Toliver may be ready to make noi...

    Bill Stephens

    Jerry Toliver was a power player in the Funny Car ranks not so long ago. With his first-round win behind him and good sponsorship in tow, Don Schumacher Racing's third driver may be about to hit his stride, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2008
  4. Fuller shut down again as McClenathan heats up in Top Fuel

    Bill Stephens

    Things went well for "Hot Rod" Fuller right up until the final race of 2007. Last year's Top Fuel runner-up is still looking to find that winning formula in 2008 after another first-round exit at Las Vegas, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2008
  5. Anderson has little margin for error

    Bill Stephens

    Unlike his record-smashing '04 campaign, Greg Anderson has some fierce competition for this year's Pro Stock title.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2005
  6. Scorching heat could lead to upsets

    Bill Stephens

    St. Louis serves as the NHRA's halfway mark, and that means drivers will shift their focus to the points races.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2005
  7. Series heats up at key NHRA stop

    Bill Stephens

    The usual suspects should thrive in Top Fuel, but other categories are up in the air at the Gatornationals.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2005
  8. Future may resemble past

    Bill Stephens

    The NHRA is set to turn up the heat in the desert this weekend. Here's what to expect out West.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2005
  9. Time slips improve in a big way

    Bill Stephens

    Last week's Phoenix testing saw action start slow but heat up rapidly in Top Fuel and F/C action.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2005
  10. Topeka might be too hot for records

    Bill Stephens

    Don't expect things to slow too much when the dragsters hit Topeka, though heat may factor in.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2004
  11. Schumacher fortunate to walk away

    Bill Stephens

    Is it possible that tuner Alan Johnson is dialing up too much HP? The question has been raised.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2003
  12. No rain, just heated battles in forecast

    Bill Stephens

    There's no rain in Memphis, with Isabel missing the area. That means the NHRA can turn up the heat.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2003
  13. West not likely how it's won

    Bill Stephens

    The Western Swing has the power but not the promise to change the NHRA points races.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2003
  14. Two No. 2's nearly doom themselves

    Bill Stephens

    In blazing heat at Gateway International, two class No. 2's barely qualified Saturday in Madison.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2003
  15. Lahaie still Top Fuel's top tuner

    Bill Stephens

    Dick Lahaie continues to turn up the heat as the hottest tuner on the Top Fuel series.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2003
  16. NHRA title chases heat up

    Bill Stephens

    The NHRA has hit its one-quarter mark as it heads to Atlanta for the Southern Nationals.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2003