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NEOPMA Invades Maple Grove This Weekend

(8-16-2010) Mohnton, PA - Get your fill of quarter mile Pro Modified action this weekend. The Northeast Outlaw Pro Mods will roll into Maple Grove Raceway this upcoming weekend on Saturday August 21st, 2010.

Williamson looking to keep points lead

Bret Williamson, driving the Don Carter Motorsports 53 Studebaker, is looking to keep his top spot in the West Coast Outlaw Pro Mod Association point’s standings after Boise. With a pretty big 81-point lead (3 rounds) over number 2 in points, Jay Diedrich, all Bret needs to do is qualify for the 8-car field this weekend in Boise and he will have his spot secured.

Of course the Don Carter Motorsports team is looking to do more than just qualify in Boise, they want to make it 4-for-4 in final round appearances this year running with the WCOPMA as they have had 1 event win and 2 runner-up’s in the first 3 events this season.
The team is up for the challenge going to Boise. With a lot of heavy hitting cars attending this event it will be an all out battle just to qualify. Add on top of that they have not raced at Firebird Raceway before and have no data and this will be the highest elevated track they have raced at this year, which will definitely affect the power their screw blown Miner Brothers hemi engine will make.

The team and crew know they have a great working Alan Pittman swing arm race car and the motor makes the power to run the numbers as they set low ET at the first 2 WCOPMA events with a 5.90 and 6.02. There will be no testing opportunities before qualifying but with there being 3 qualifying passes that will allow them to get a tune up figured out to lay down a number to get into the 8-car show on Sunday.

Did You Know....Brainerd Facts

Did You Know; Most wins in Prostock Motorcycle
by Agent DC on August 16, 2010

…that Top Fuel driver and former Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Antron Brown has the most wins at Brainerd International Raceway (4) in the Pro Stock Motorcycle category? Though he dominated the track on two wheels, Brown is still looking to get his first Top Fuel win at Brainerd International Raceway. 

Biondo Enjoying Another Stellar Season

Maspeth, NY -- Two years ago legendary sportsman competitor Peter Biondo made the conscious decision to scale back his personal racing efforts to a degree, in an attempt to focus on other interests.  While one could certainly argue that the five-time NHRA world champion and multiple big dollar bracket winner has nothing to prove behind the wheel, Biondo says that isn’t necessarily the reasoning behind his decreased on track schedule.

“Racing has been very, very good to me and my family,” he said.  “But I chased points and big dollar events, and I raced nearly every weekend during the season for nearly two decades.  I had a lot of other interests that I put on the back burner for so long I felt like it was time to re-prioritize.”

NHRA Pro Points Standings

BRAINERD, Minn. -- Point standings (top 10) for NHRA professional categories following the 29th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway, the 17th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series -

Top Fuel
1.  Larry Dixon, 1,639; 2.  Cory McClenathan, 1,359; 3.  Tony Schumacher, 1,346; 4.  Doug Kalitta, 1,243; 5.  Antron Brown, 1,180; 6.  Brandon Bernstein, 1,109; 7.  Shawn Langdon, 815; 8.  Morgan Lucas, 758; 9.  Steve Torrence, 704; 10.  David Grubnic, 682.

Funny Car
1.  John Force, 1,250; 2.  Robert Hight, 1,249; 3.  Jack Beckman, 1,155; 4.  Matt Hagan, 1,136; 5. Ron Capps, 1,048; 6.  Tim Wilkerson, 1,035; 7.  Bob Tasca III, 1,016; 8.  Ashley Force Hood, 984; 9.  Del Worsham, 929; 10.  Tony Pedregon, 764.

Pro Stock
1.  Mike Edwards, 1,631; 2.  Allen Johnson, 1,303; 3.  Jeg Coughlin, 1,227; 4.  Greg Anderson, 1,095; 5.  Jason Line, 931; 6.  Shane Gray, 857; 7.  Ron Krisher, 847; 8.  Greg Stanfield, 804; 9.Johnny Gray, 792; 10.  Rodger Brogdon, 728.

 Pro Stock Motorcycle
1.  Andrew Hines, 903; 2.  Hector Arana, 890; 3.  Michael Phillips, 778; 4.  Matt Smith, 759; 5. Steve Johnson, 699; 6.  Eddie Krawiec, 597; 7.  LE Tonglet, 584; 8.  David Hope, 574; 9.  Karen Stoffer, 543; 10.  Craig Treble, 508.

NHRA Brainerd Elimination Results

Bode reaches first career final, wins first career race

BRAINERD, Minn. Three drivers had a shot at their first career NHRA Full Throttle Series win on Sunday at the 29th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway and Funny Car veteran Bob Bode was the lucky one who struck paydirt.

The other winners at the 17th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Series season and final race in the Countdown to 10 regular season were Larry Dixon (Top Fuel), Jeg Coughlin (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle).

NHRA Brainerd Final Qualifying

BRAINERD, Minn. Surging Top Fuel driver Doug Kalitta earned his second No. 1 in the last four races Saturday at the 29th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.

The other No. 1 qualifiers at the 17th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Series season and final race in the Countdown to 10 regular season were Ashley Force Hood (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle).

Sciba and King Take Wins At NEOPMA Event

Fredy Scriba Wins Nitrous Pro Mod Class and Steve King Wins Blower/Turbo Pro Mod Class and a Track Record Falls at the Northeast Outlaw Pro Mod “1320 Pro Mod Warrior Series” at Maryland International Raceway this past weekend.





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