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  1. 2017 LA RoadstersShow SwapLA Roadster showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | AutoWeek

    The 53rd LA Roadster Show & Swap, held at The Fairplex in Pomona, Calif., featured 1200 cars, many of them roadsters, many of those '32 Fords. The 53rd LA Roadster Show & Swap, held at The Fairplex in Pomona, Calif., featured 1200 cars, many of them roadsters, many of those '32 Fords.

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  2. Hot Rod Hero Alex Xydias turns 95 Alex XydiasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | AutoWeek

    Alex Xydias , original hot rod hero, founder of the SoCal Speed Shop, one of the first record-holders at Bonneville, pioneer in motorsports broadcasting, one of the founders of SEMA, B-17 and B-24 gunner and engineer, and founding member of The Greatest Generation, has turned 95. Xydias celebrated his birthday with a couple hundred of his closest friends June 17 at the Alex Xydias Center for the Automotive Arts , a trade and technical school he started in Pomona to teach skills like welding, fabricating and all the stuff we older citizens learned in shop class in high school.

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  3. Past NHRA Funny Car champ Matt Hagan triumphs through heartbreaking tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | AutoWeek

    The gently rolling hills of Matt Hagan 's 500-acre Angus cattle farm in southwestern Virginia provide refuge from the deafening discord of the drag strip for the two-time NHRA Funny Car champion. One spot on the property, nestled in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains, with a view of his parents' home nearly 2 miles down the winding rural road, is the site of a newly built mausoleum.

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  4. 2013 NHRA Top Fuel champion Shawn Langdon moves to Kalitta MotorsportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | AutoWeek

    Langdon, who drove 30 races in an NHRA Mello Yello Series Top Fuel dragster for Don Schumacher Racing, is moving to Kalitta Motorsports. Team funding issues kept the 2013 Top Fuel champion out of a car for the first four race weekends of the 2017 season.

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  5. NHRA Arizona Nationals Sunday results: Pritchett repeats, Hagan, Anderson score winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | AutoWeek

    Leah Pritchett repeated as the Top Fuel winner at the 33rd annual NHRA Arizona Nationals on Sunday at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. Matt Hagan and Greg Anderson were also winners in their respective categories at the second of 24 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events.

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  6. Leah PritchettRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | AutoWeek

    Leah Pritchett set the Top Fuel elapsed-time national record with her second session pass during the 33rd annual NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park on Friday. Courtney Force and Jason Line were also the provisional No.

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  7. NHRA Winternationals results from Pomona: Top qualifiers rule the dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | AutoWeek

    Leah Pritchett, in the piping-hot Papa John's Pizza Dragster, served up delicious defiance Sunday at the Circle K NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, Calif. In earning her second career victory from the No.

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  8. Video: NHRA's John Force and Don Schumacher trade barbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | AutoWeek

    Call in Cupid. It's Valentine's Day weekend and the start of another NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season and already drag racing has a spat between two mega-team owners who have claimed to love each other.

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  9. NHRA Rookie-Of-The-Year candidates shine in Pomona qualifying SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | AutoWeek

    They finally met. Top Fuel racer Troy Coughlin Jr ., 26, and Pro Stock Tanner Gray, who will turn 18 in April.

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  10. Tony Schumacher begins quest to make NHRA historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | AutoWeek

    On the eve of this weekend's NHRA's season-opening Circle K Winternationals at Pomona, Calif., eight-time Top Fuel champion Tony Schumacher mused about perception versus reality. His uncharacteristic eighth-place finish in the 2016 standings belied the fact he won twice in five final-round appearances and in the same Labor Day weekend last September claimed the $100,000-to-win Traxxas Top Fuel Shootout bonus race and the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals for a record 10th time.

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  11. New CHiPs movie has nothing on Robert Hight's NHRA Chevy Camaro Funny CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | AutoWeek

    Past Funny Car champion Hight, the Auto Club of Southern California and the California Highway Patrol introduced a special CHP paint scheme Wednesday that will adorn Hight's Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car at the season-opening NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series race at Pomona, California. The CHP scheme will run in the Circle K NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona this weekend, as well as the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Pomona in November.

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  12. Girls rule at NHRA Nitro Spring TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | AutoWeek

    While most major American motorsports series are still in winter semi-hibernation, the NHRA has been in full-on testing mode. Nitro Spring Training ended Saturday at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Ariz., as the NHRA Funny Car and Top Fuel teams gathered data prior to the start of the season just a week away.

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  13. Del Worsham picks family first for 2017 NHRA Funny Car rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | AutoWeek

    Blood is thicker than nitromethane ... for Del Worsham, anyway. That's why, after earning a sought-after NHRA Funny Car championship in 2015 to match the 2011 Top Fuel crown he'd never really planned to pursue, he decided to leave his well-funded DHL-Kalitta Motorsports gig to team again with father Chuck Worsham, his original and longtime racing partner.

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  14. The Mulholland Speedster is Americas Most Beautiful RoadsterMulholland SpeedsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | AutoWeek

    The Mulholland Speedster is based off a 1936 Packard 1401 C, but it's "about 3/4 scale," said Ladd. Bruce Wanta's Packard-based Mulholland Speedster, built by Troy Ladd and Hollywood Hot Rods, won the AMBR Sunday night as America's Most Beautiful Roadster.

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  15. Ron Capps, Jason Line on track to win NHRA championships at PomonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | AutoWeek

    Once upon a time, Hagan won two Funny Car championships himself, in 2011 and 2014, and he has a remote shot at a third one. He enters this weekend's AAA NHRA Finals at Pomona, California, 86 points behind leader Ron Capps, yet another DSR driver.

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