Melanie Troxel was feeling a little left out because Danica Patrick and Ashley Force stole the spotlight. Not any longer. Troxel joined an elite group herself with her historic pass at Bristol Dragway, writes Bill Stephens.
The 2004 NHRA season kicks off this weekend with the K&N Winternationals at Pomona, Calif. Viewer's Guide
It's hard to grasp 8000 horsepower as a concept or reality, but NHRA lives off such power.