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  1. Eighteen slots still up for grabs in POWERade Series' Countdown t...

    Bill Stephens

    Twenty-two drivers have clinched spots in the NHRA's coveted Countdown to One playoffs. That means only 18 slots remain as the POWERade Series turns to Reading, Pa., writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2008
  2. Lucas and Tasca teetering on wrong side of Countdown cutoff

    Bill Stephens

    Morgan Lucas and Bob Tasca are running out of time. The Countdown to One looms, and both Lucas and Tasca are on the outside looking in, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2008
  3. John Force's eye for talent in the Funny Car ranks is a special q...

    Bill Stephens

    John Force isn't just the NHRA's most prolific winner on the track, he's one of the best talent evaluators off it. That's why his Funny Car team is so often on top, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2008
  4. Championship contenders chasing consistency and momentum at Gatew...

    Bill Stephens

    Just how good is Ashley Force? Another victory or final-round finish this weekend at Gateway International Raceway would go a long way to establish her as a genuine championship heavyweight, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2008
  5. Schumacher, Pedregon, Coughlin and Guidera carry off trophies

    Bill Stephens

    How tight were the Gatornationals this year? The winners and losers of the four professional classes -- combined -- were separated by the blink of an eye, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2008
  6. Hold on to your hats: POWERade Series turns into Gainesville

    Bill Stephens

    Add the AC Delco Gatornationals to the list of "gotta win it" events in the NHRA POWERade Series. The 39th edition of this late-winter classic takes center stage this week on one of the quickest tracks in the sport, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2008
  7. POWERade favorites put season-opening jitters behind them

    Bill Stephens

    The season-opening Winternationals two weeks ago at Pomona were all about the new wrinkles facing the three pro classes in '08. Not so this weekend in Phoenix. Race No. 2 in the NHRA POWERade Series will be all about the racing, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2008
  8. Torco to take one-year hiatus from team sponsorship commitments

    Bill Stephens

    Several drag racing teams are hunting for financial backing at the 11th hour after it was announced this week that Torco Racing Fuels would be taking a one-year sabbatical from its sponsorship commitments, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2008
  9. Former bike ace Brown ready to tackle Top Fuel

    Bill Stephens

    Plenty of drivers have skipped around the four professional classes in the NHRA, but Antron Brown is really stepping outside the typical pattern, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2008
  10. Three-time champion Sampey turning the page, looking for new ride...

    Bill Stephens

    You would think a three-time champion and fan favorite would have a Pro Stock Motorcycle ride already lined up for 2008. That's not the case for Angelle Sampey, but the winningest woman in NHRA history is working on it, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2007
  11. Countdown to Championship finale better than advertised

    Bill Stephens

    Edge-of-your-seat racing. Eye-popping upsets. Agonizing defeats. The NHRA's new Countdown to the Championship provided that and more in the season-ending shootout at Pomona, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2007
  12. POWERade titles on line this weekend at Pomona

    Bill Stephens

    The stage is set for the NHRA's season-ending Countdown race this weekend at Pomona. For Rod Fuller (Top Fuel), Tony Pedregon (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Motorcycle), the 2007 POWERade titles are theirs to lose.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2007
  13. Countdown format puts pressure on some of NHRA's biggest names

    Bill Stephens

    The mad scramble for NHRA drivers to get in the top four, and thus continue in the playoffs, is almost over. There are some big names on the bubble with one race left to keep their championship hopes alive, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2007
  14. Not much time left to advance in Countdown as steamy Dallas looms...

    Bill Stephens

    The Texas Motorplex will be blistering fast and scorching hot this weekend. That means upsets could abound as the chance to advance in the NHRA POWERade Countdown looms large, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2007
  15. Countdown likely to get even tighter in the land of Elvis

    Bill Stephens

    The standings were shaken up at the first race in the NHRA's new Countdown to the Championship. That trend is likely to continue in the four pro classes at Memphis, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2007
  16. Joliet put some top names back in the winner's circle

    Bill Stephens

    The NHRA POWERade event in Joliet, Ill., had some familiar faces in the winner's circle, But it had been awhile since Larry Dixon, Gary Scelzi, Jeg Coughlin Jr. and Andrew Hines had tasted victory, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2007