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Nitro Shots: Just A Little Case Of Pre-Show Jitters

This weekend, the NHRA gets its first big chance at headlining live on the big network. It will stand on its own, with no lead-in from NASCAR, a situation enjoyed a few other times this year while on FS1. The sport will be the star of the show, anchoring Sunday afternoon on its own for …

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Nitro Shots: Do Smaller Fields Offer Opportunity?

Chalk it up to loss of sponsorship, retirement, a desire to just do something else, but whatever the case, a couple of the professional classes, mostly Top Fuel and Pro Stock, have lost a few former full-time competitors. Indeed, several times both classes have had short fields, not even mustering …

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Nitro Shots: It’s My Party and I’ll Cry If I Want To

Angelle Sampey won her first Pro Stock Motorcycle race in nine years and was emotional about the win and what it meant to her. Most would say this reaction is understandable, in addition to Sampey being an emotional person to start. Then there are those few who call her out on …

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Antron Brown, Ron Capps, Greg Anderson Win Rain-Delayed New England Nationals

Persistent rains washed out the NHRA New England Nationals from New England Dragway in Epping, N.H. yesterday, forcing postponement of the Mello Yello Series eliminations to Monday. Everything went off without a hitch though on the makeup day, with Antron Brown, Ron Capps and Greg Anderson taking home the wins. Brown …

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