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  1. Drag racing mourns death of Funny Car driver for second straight ...

    Bill Stephens

    Scott Kalitta didn't race Funny Cars as a hobby. It was what drove him. And it ended up costing him his life, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2008
  2. Will seems poised to be next female NHRA winner

    Bill Stephens

    The exploits of first-time female winners have been the hot topic in racing recently. Next up? Top Fuel driver Hillary Will is poised to break through, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2008
  3. Troxel hoping Lady Luck finally headed her way

    Bill Stephens

    Lost in all the hubbub surrounding female breakout race winners Danica Patrick and Ashley Force is one Melanie Troxel, who's missing all the fun while mired in one of the worst slumps of her career, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2008
  4. 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
  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. Wild scramble expected in 2008 Funny Car chase

    Bill Stephens

    The past three Funny Car titles have been a veritable free-for-all, with the winners being declared only after the climactic moments of the season's final race. 2008 will be no different, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2008
  7. Pedregon poised at Pomona after near-disastrous start Saturday

    Bill Stephens

    All Tony Pedregon needed to all but wrap up his second NHRA POWERade Funny Car title was to make Sunday's round of eliminations. He did -- barely. But the 43rd annual Auto Club Nationals in Pomona, Calif., is far from over.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2007
  8. Beckman stays on track for shot at Western Swing sweep

    Bill Stephens

    Funny Car driver Jack Beckman maintained momentum -- and a shot at a sweep of the Western Swing -- with another big win in Seattle, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2007
  9. 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
  10. Jack Muldowney had major impact on drag racing

    Bill Stephens

    His name does not pepper drag racing record books, but Jack Muldowney, who died last week at 70, had a major impact on the sport. He was the man behind the woman -- ex-wife Shirley Muldowney -- who shattered the gender barrier, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2007
  11. Repeat winners highlight Atlanta action

    Bill Stephens

    Beating meant repeating at Atlanta, where three drivers picked up where they left off two weeks ago at Las Vegas, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2007
  12. Winners and losers emerge at Gatornationals

    Bill Stephens

    The Gatornationals often provide plot twists, but the 2007 event had more than its fair share of winners and losers, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2007
  13. Brainerd does nothing to solve title puzzles

    Bill Stephens

    None of the standings leaders in the four classes went to the winner's circle while several pursuers made the most of their weekend at Brainerd, Bill Stephens writes.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2006
  14. Racing back-to-back weekends adds wrinkle

    Bill Stephens

    Racing on back-to-back weekends gives last week's winners and losers little time to sort things out, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2006
  15. Weekend in Texas can only be called improbable

    Bill Stephens

    Houston Raceway Park is always a tricky place, but the weekend ended up with some downright improbable results, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2006
  16. The '06 Funny Car winner likely to be familiar face

    Bill Stephens

    Plenty of drivers want to win the 2006 NHRA Funny Car title. The usual suspects will end up being there at the end, writes Bill Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2006